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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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How We’re Caring for Holocaust Survivors in Budapest

Growing up with her mother, a Holocaust survivor, Kata saw firsthand the deep needs of this population. Kata was determined to befriend, love, and serve this population in Budapest, where she lives. Read more about how Kata and her team are caring for survivors.

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The Passover Symbols and Their Messianic Significance

At every Seder, the Passover symbols help to retell the story of liberation from Egypt and point to God’s long-term redemption plan. But a closer look at the symbols is an opportunity to see Yeshua's death, resurrection, and return in light of this age-old celebration.

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I'm a Gentile Christian. Should I Keep the Torah?

The more Christians come to understand the Jewish context of their faith, the more aware they become of how much Christianity has evolved. In an effort to reconcile this, some begin to wonder if they should be keeping the Torah. But what does the Bible have to say about this?

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Art is Essential: Creation in Isolation

There are many reasons art is essential. During a time of crisis and isolation, art brings us joy. It helps us…

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I’m a Messianic Jew. Should I Keep the Torah?

Not only do we reject the stereotype that Jewish people cannot be followers of Yeshua,, but we believe that both identities be embraced and enhance one another in a beautiful spiritual harmony. What does it look like to be a Jewish follower of Jesus and also value your rituals and heritage?

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Jesus and the Canaanite Woman

Jesus' conversation with the Canaanite woman in Matthew 15 seems very harsh. A closer look at this text not only sheds light on the story, but reveals its hidden beauty.

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Why Many Jewish People Think Christianity Is Anti-Semitic

The church and the Jewish people have history together has caused Jesus to be misrepresented to his own people for a long time. This causes many Jewish people today to believe that being Christian means being anti-Semitic. But Jewish faith in Jesus is not a stripping of our identity; rather, it is a affirmation of it.

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How to Handle the Virus of Fear

We interrupt your hand-washing to remind you of two things: first, God is still God, and secondly, hysteria can be even more dangerous than the virus...

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Lon Solomon teaches the Bible

Lon is Jewish believer in Jesus who built one of the largest and most dynamic Churches in America, and he…

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Tikkun Olam: God Repairs our World

Revival and Reparations In a far corner of the Roman Empire, a native Jewish teacher led a grassroots spiritual revival…

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Jews for Jesus Takeaways: a Companion to Barna’s Jewish Millennials —The Beliefs & Behaviors Shaping Young Jews in America

Introduction This bonus chapter to Jewish Millennials: The Beliefs and Behaviors Shaping Young Jews in America is written for practitioners…

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Was Jesus' Last Supper a Passover Seder?

The Last Supper has resulted in a growing number of Christians interested in the Passover Seder, generating controversy within the Jewish community. However, we find a key fulfillment of Jewish hope in the way both Jesus and his followers celebrate Passover.

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In Memory of Rose Price

I discovered quickly, upon our first interaction over thirty years ago, Rose Price was an original. Anyone who knew her would tell you that. And even if you didn’t know her, you’d know it the moment you heard her story...

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Lag BaOmer – A great day for a Messianic wedding!

Growing up in a Messianic Jewish family, I knew all about Passover, Hanukkah, Purim and Sukkot. But I didn’t hear about Lag B’Omer until I moved to New York City and took a Hebrew class. There I learned that for many religious Jews this holiday holds deep significance.

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Heaven: Experiencing It & Sean Trank

Two months ago my brother-like friend and co-worker, Sean Trank, asked me to write something about heaven for others to read. In light of his recent passing, I honor his request today.

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If Jesus is the Messiah

Why all the suffering in the world? Why isn't there real and lasting peace? Why all the persecutions in the…

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How To Make THE BEST Challah You Will Ever Eat

Jewish mother Hannah Zaretsky shows us how she makes her sweet crowd favorite challah bread.

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The Christ of Marc Chagall

Explaining the Jewish and Christian Symbolism in Chagall’s Work.

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How Do I Love the Omer? … Let Me Count the Ways

Currently, the Jewish community is in the midst of the 49-day period known as "counting the omer." This tradition originates…

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Ram or Lamb

What's Easter Got to Do with Rosh Hashanah? You probably have heard of the Passover connection to Easter, that the Last Supper was a seder, etc. But do you know about the Rosh Hashanah connection?

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