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June 28th, 2016

The Persistent Three-Letter Word Surrounding Israel

I am looking out of the window of my Ethiopian Airlines plane as we cruise somewhere over Egypt en route to Israel. The meandering Nile River provides the only change…

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June 8th, 2016

Shavuot: We Are Counting On You, Lord!

“One, two, three … forty-eight, forty-nine, FIFTY!” One of my favorite childhood games was hide and seek. It was all about building anticipation by counting to an agreed upon number,…

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May 31st, 2016

I muffled a scream to silence.

Side-by-side on a rickety and scarred wooden bench, we peeled potatoes together nearly every day for a year. As a young adult, I worked on a kibbutz near Petach Tikvah,…

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April 26th, 2016

Loading Up the Baby Blue Datsun

I just returned from Myaki, Ukraine, the place where the Messianic Jewish Bible Institute was birthed nearly 20 years ago in a fishing village 45 minutes outside of Odessa. I…

Posted in Featured Articles | By Wayne Wilkes, Jr., Ph.D. Read more ›
April 14th, 2016

Passover 5776: 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…

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March 29th, 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…

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March 15th, 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 Featured Articles | By Rabbi David Rudolph, PhD Read more ›
January 28th, 2016

How 2016 Will Be Our Biggest Year Yet!

Growing up in rural Minnesota, January was always one of my least favorite months. The days were short, the temperatures below freezing, and the snow seemed to fall endlessly. As…

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December 2nd, 2015

Hanukkah and the Greatest Miracle of Our Day

Jewish Days of Distinction: A Messianic Study of the Jewish Feasts and Holidays

Feast – Hanukkah, The Feast of Dedication, The Festival of Lights Biblical References For nothing will be impossible with God (Luke 1:37, TLV). Then came Hanukkah; it was winter in Jerusalem. Yeshua…

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September 23rd, 2015

Sukkot 5776: God’s Big Party

What’s the biggest holiday of your year? Your anniversary? A birthday? In the Bible, it is Tabernacles (Sukkot) which is often just called “The Feast.” How big is it? More…

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