Tag Archives: pre-war Messianic Judaism

Yahrzeit of Rabbi Lichtenstein

Today is Hoshanah Rabbah, the seventh day of Sukkot, and also marks the yahrzeit of Rabbi Ignácz (Isaac) Lichtenstein, one of our great Messianic Jewish forbearers. Lichtenstein’s Early Life Rav Lichtenstein was born in 1824, and became a rabbi before … Continue reading

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Dr. Louis Meyer Centennial Yahrzeit

Last month I had the honor of participating in a special centennial yahrzeit ceremony for Dr. Louis Meyer, which was held at his grave site at Mt. View Cemetery in Altadena, CA (another ceremony was also held earlier that day at … Continue reading

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The Everlasting Jew

I spent last weekend reading through a preview of Vine of David/FFOZ’s upcoming release, “The Everlasting Jew: Selected Writings of Rabbi Isaac Lichtenstein.” The book will be available next week, on June 10th, but can be pre-ordered now. As many … Continue reading

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Video of the Day – Levertoff, Part 7

Here is the newest video (#7) in the Levertoff series by Vine of David, wherein I discuss the idea of the Torah as a joy rather than a burden. You can check out the newest Levertoff video HERE. And to view … Continue reading

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Video of the Day, Levertoff – Part 6

Over the last several weeks I have been posting videos as each one is released from a special series by First Fruits of Zion/Vine of David expounding on Paul Philip Levertoff’s classic work, “Love and the Messianic Age.” Levertoff was … Continue reading

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Video of the Day: Levertoff, Part III

Over the last couple weeks I posted the first video and the second video in a new series that FFOZ/Vine of David has produced on the great Jewish believer, Paul Philip Levertoff. In the first video I introduced Levertoff and why … Continue reading

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New Video: Introducing Levertoff

In the past I have blogged about and posted quotes of Paul Philip Levertoff. Now, FFOZ/Vine of David is currently releasing a series of videos introducing Levertoff, and particularly his recently republished book, “Love in the Messianic Age” – a … Continue reading

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Rabbis Who Thought for Themselves

I get tired of the common myth circulated by anti-missionaries that the only Jews who believe in Yeshua are ignorant of Judaism and have been deceived into believing that Yeshua is the Messiah. The argument goes something like this: “If … Continue reading

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Update from Berlin

Today concluded four days of business meetings for the International Messianic Jewish Alliance (IMJA) in Berlin, Germany. It was wonderful to connect with friends, reconnect with old ones, and make many new friends. It was also truly interesting to listen … Continue reading

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Delitzsch Hebrew Gospels

An important work within the Messianic Jewish community is about to be revealed. First Fruits of Zion has finally announced that The Delitzsch Hebrew Gospels: A Hebrew/English Translation (DHE) is now complete and currently at press. Many people are already aware … Continue reading

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