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April 14, 2016

Passover: Turn an Ancient Feast into Living Color

The Start of Passover Some of my earliest family memories are about Passover. I remember eating the Passover Seder meal at my grandparent’s home and playing on the floor while…

Posted in Jewish Holidays | By Dr. Greg Stone Read more ›
April 7, 2016

Yiddish Mama’s Kitchen: Yiddish Mama’s Kitchen with a Latino Flair

Pozole is a popular Latino soup traditionally made with pork and hominy, but this Jewish fusion version is made with chicken and the addition of matzah balls. Jewish people have been very successful at adapting local cuisine according to their families’ Jewish traditions and treasured recipes. This is a great fusion and a crowd-pleasing dish that can be used at Passover or any time you want the comfort of matzah ball soup with a Latino flair.

Posted in Jewish Holidays | By Bonnie Saul Wilks, MJBI Staff Writer Read more ›
April 4, 2016

Yiddish Mama’s Kitchen: Festive Honey Cake

This delicious dessert can be made for Rosh HaShana (Jewish New Year) since honey is a traditional food eaten during the fall High Holiday season. It can also be the…

Posted in Jewish Holidays | By Used by permission from the book, "Sabbath: A Gift of Time" by Bonnie Saul Wilks Read more ›
April 3, 2016

Yiddish Mama’s Kitchen: Orange Almond Macaroons

Passover season wouldn’t be the same without the special holiday, coconut sweet—macaroons! Since no leavening is used in any form, these treats are a big hit in Jewish homes and restaurants around the world. They are so popular and easy to make that you don’t need to wait for Passover to indulge!

Posted in Jewish Holidays | By Mike Nicholson Read more ›
March 29, 2016

Ethiopia and My Four-Year-Old

One of my 4 year-old daughter’s favorite things to do is read. Often on a quiet Shabbat morning, my sweet daughter awakens me by tapping my shoulder with a book…

Posted in Featured Articles | By Nic Lesmeister Read more ›
March 15, 2016

Purim: Joy, Boldness, and Morning Star

Purim is the most joyous of all the Jewish festivals. Why is this? I’m glad you asked! Let me tell you the story. Many moons ago, in the land of Persia…

Posted in Jewish Holidays | By Rabbi David Rudolph, PhD Read more ›
March 1, 2016

The Joy of Sabbath

A Biblical Principle in Jewish Life

The Shabbat has undoubtedly come down the corridors of history to be the most important Jewish institution, even exceeding the significance of the synagogue. The Shabbat is the “Bride” or…

Posted in Jewish Holidays | By Raymond L. Gannon, Ph.D Read more ›

For Zion’s Sake – Spring 2016

One of my favorite aspects about the MJBI’s ZEALOUS magazine’s format is the opportunity it affords to highlight events through field photos as well as text. Pictures do bring people…

Posted in Uncategorized | By Wayne Wilks, Jr., Ph.D. Read more ›

Ethiopia: Ancient Land, Timeless Faith

Global Ministries Pastor, Gateway Church

I had the privilege of attending special graduation ceremonies last spring in Ethiopia along with Dr. Wayne Wilks, Jr., MJBI President, and Casey Cook, videographer from Gateway Church. From Addis…

Posted in Zealous Magazine | By Jon Dunn Read more ›

The Stunning Global Impact of SMT

Online education has become a staple in the modern world. Whether you are looking for an associate’s, bachelor’s, or even a graduate degree, you can complete almost any of these…

Posted in Uncategorized | By Nic Lesmeister Read more ›

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