We’re examining important questions and ideas of Jewish faith in the Jewish Messiah, Yeshua. We invite you to read and engage with us on these topics.
Yom Kippur in the Tanakh and New Testament
The Judaism of today is something other than what was established by the God of Israel. Let's look more closely at this world of ancient Israel, and see how it compares with the modern expression of Jewish faith, especially as it relates to the High Holy Days.Read ›
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.Read ›
Should Messianic Jews Keep 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?Read ›
Should Gentile Christians Keep 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?Read ›
The Top 40 Messianic Prophecies
Jews for Jesus has curated approximately 40 of the most helpful messianic prophecies along with their New Testament fulfillments. Many people in Jesus own day had questions about his identity. But for Jesus himself, the Hebrew Scriptures were the key by which he understood his vocation and life.Read ›
What is the source of Jewish identity?
Moses chose not to reveal that he was a Hebrew. He actively identified as an Egyptian, and that’s how he would have gone down in history if God had not intervened. In the Hebrew Scriptures, the textbook for Jewish identity, the definition of that identity always comes from God.Read ›
The Search for the Historical Jesus
Yes, Jesus existed. But he is much more than a historical figure. Both Jews and Gentiles have been gripped by the person of Jesus as they read the Gospel accounts. If even non-believers must acknowledge Jesus’ existence, then the Gospels make it evident that he has the power to change our lives.Read ›