Monthly Archives: September 2010

Is Messianic Judaism in Crisis?

Today is Hoshana Rabbah – the culmination of Sukkot and preparation for the final days of Shemini Atzeretand Simchat Torah. However, I find myself troubled a bit, as my joy is not quite complete. I have been deeply troubled lately about the future of our … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

“We advocate a contemporary Jewish experience of Yeshua and a Messianic interpretation of Judaism. Scripture is clear that one of the roles Messiah will play is to bring his people Israel back to the ways of Torah (see, for example, … Continue reading

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International Sukkot Celebration

If you happen to be in the Washington, DC area for Sukkot … Join us TOMORROW NIGHT for a very special international Sukkot celebration you will not want to miss! This special community-wide event will bring together Jews and Christians … Continue reading

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Liturgy: Dead or Living?

*A Radical Repost from 2009 In response to our last post on Jewish prayer , Kari, a reader, observed that a large part of our movement carries tremendous baggage on the subject, and many people seem to recoil at the … Continue reading

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Messianic Judaism and Coffee

Americans love coffee. Or, at least we think we do. We like to think that we are coffee connoisseurs. Doppio this, macchiatto that … part of the reason that Starbucks has been so successful as a franchise is that it’s … Continue reading

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On the Burning of Books

“Where books are burned in the end people will burn.” – Heinrich Heine Rosh HaShanah is just a few hours away. However, I want to take a moment to raise an important issue. As many of you are already aware, … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day: The Morning Minyan

“Where can one go to see both freedom and unity in action? Go the morning minyan. Jews pray in a peculiar way. Walking into the service one would think that each individual is wrapped not only in a tallit but … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

“What does the Almighty need prayer for? Why did he tell man to pray? Not the Almighty, but man changes through prayer. G-d hearkens to prayer because there is a change in the identity of man. By praying man attains … Continue reading

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