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Blog topics range from experiencing the Jewish holidays to studies on Jewish life to reviewing a recent books and film. We create and curate content especially for this site with our blog content, even as we create new content for specific publications regularly.

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Sponge Cake
January 24, 2013
Author: Jews for Jesus

Kosher for Passover super light and fluffy sponge cake

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What Will You Be Wearing this Yom Kippur?
September 20, 2012
Author: Ruth Rosen

What Will You Be Wearing this Yom Kippur? Yom Kippur (the Day of Atonement) is a Jewish holy day that is supposed to deal with our shortcomings and get us right with God and each other. Kippur is literally “covering.” Which is interesting b/c apparently,...

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Betrayed!: A Retrospective
July 31, 2012
Author: Jews for Jesus

Betrayed!  one of the most influential story books ever written, is now in its third decade! The Story Stan’s first wife Ethel was a huge part of this story, as well as a faithful partner in ministry until she died in 2000. Here the two are pictured shortly...

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Stan Telchin – In Memoriam
June 4, 2012
Author: Jews for Jesus

Stan Telchin, renowned author, public speaker, and missionary to the Jewish people, died June 4th in Sarasota, Florida. He was 87. His most popular book, Betrayed, tells the story of Telchin’s daughter Judy, who came to believe that Jesus is the Jewish Messiah,...

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A Passover Reflection on the Four Questions
April 3, 2012
Author: Rich Robinson

At every Passover seder, one of the more dramatic moments is when the family recites the Ten Plagues that God sent against Egypt. Together everybody names each plague and pours out a drop from the aptly-named Cup of Plagues, the second cup of the evening. The idea is...

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Why the Passover Plotz Doesn’t Hold Water
March 26, 2012
Author: Matt Sieger

The story has often been told… A little boy came back from Hebrew school one morning and his father asked him, “Well, what did you learn?” The boy replied, “How the people of Israel were kept in Egypt and used as slaves by this guy called...

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Tzimmes – Carrot and Sweet Potato
January 24, 2012
Author: Jews for Jesus

Main Passover brisket dish served with a delicious carrot and sweet potato side dish (Tzimmes) often slow cooked with dried fruit.

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Gefilte Fish Recipe
Author: Jews for Jesus

Yiddish for “stuffed fish” Gefilte fish is a dish of ground fish mixture served cold during Passover.

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Matzah Ball Soup
Author: Jews for Jesus

Matzah Ball Soup Chicken Soup 4 pounds chicken parts 3 1/4 quarts water 3 onions, peeled 2 cloves garlic 1 bay leaf 2 chicken bouillon cubes 1 1/4 tablespoons salt 2 carrots, peeled 1 tablespoon dried parsley 1 teaspoon dried dill Place chicken parts, onions and water...

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Roast Lamb Recipe
Author: Jews for Jesus

Classic Passover dish of Roast Lamb

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Charoseth
Author: Jews for Jesus

This sticky, sweet condiment is eaten on matzah with maror during the Passover Seder

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Matzah Kugel (with cheese)
Author: Jews for Jesus

Matzah Kugel is not only great to have at your own Seder but the perfect dish to bring to a friends’ seder.

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Journeys of Faith: Larry Dubin
July 13, 2010
Author: Larry Dubin

Home is wherever my head rests,” says Larry Dubin who describes himself as having been born in Arizona, raised in Colorado and matured in the United States Navy. God used two men to lead Larry to faith in Jesus. “The first man attempted to share the gospel...

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O Little Town of Controversy
December 15, 2009
Author: David Brickner

Take a tour to Israel and there is one town you’ll need to think twice about visiting. Jewish tours almost always avoid it, even though it is the birthplace of the greatest ruler in Israel’s ancient history—King David. Christians like to tour there, but it is such a hassle that many settle for a “facsimile.”…

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Michael Medved Goes to Bat for Jews for Jesus? Sort Of
September 29, 2009
Author: Matt Sieger

Michael Medved, the Orthodox Jewish radio talk show host and movie critic, recently stated that, for the majority of American Jews, “the core of their Jewish identity isn’t solidarity with Israel; it’s rejection of Christianity.”

Medved’s remarks were part of his reflections in Commentary magazine on the new book by Norman Podhoretz, Why are Jews Liberals? Medved’s answer to that question…

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How “Christian” is Christian Zionism
March 20, 2009
Author: David Brickner

Click here to download this article in pamphlet format for printing. The National Council of Churches describes Christian Zionism as “a danger to true peace in the Middle East.” Anglican Vicar Stephen Sizer, in his scorching and widely read book, Christian...

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MEET THE NEW ATHEISTS… same as the Old Atheists
February 27, 2009
Author: Matt Sieger

Move over Karl Marx, Sigmund Freud, and Friedrich Nietzsche…

Make room for the new kids on the block—Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, and Christopher Hitchens! These “New Atheists” proclaim God’s non-existence with great fervor. But they’re not saying anything new…

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The Only Hope for Peace Was Born in the Middle East
November 29, 2007
Author: Jews for Jesus

The world defines peace as the absence of hostilities, but God defines peace as much more. Shalom, the Hebrew word for peace is as old as the Bible. Bible shalom means prosperity, health and wholeness; but most of all, shalom means completeness. That includes love and...

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Passover Symbols
March 15, 2006
Author: Jews for Jesus

Passover Symbols IN O.T. ACCOUNTS AT LAST SUPPER AND/OR IN EARLY CHURCH IN RABBINIC TRADITION IN CONTEMPORARY JUDAISM AS APPLIED IN THE CHURCH TODAY BONDAGE AND EXODUS God's dealings with Israel — yearly celebration and remembrance (Ex. 12:24-27)Freedom in Christ from...

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Book Excerpt from Jehiel Lichtenstein’s Hebrew Commentary on the New Testament by One of His Students
September 1, 1993
Author: Rich Robinson

(in German; Leipzig, 1895). Out of print, but available at some large libraries or through inter-library loan. One of the most intriguing eras in Messianic Jewish history is the 19th century, and one of its more fascinating characters was Jehiel Lichtenstein...

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