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Jewish Holidays


July 28th, 2017

Jewish Feasts & Holidays

When the children of Israel were delivered out of Egyptian slavery, God instituted special feasts, or “appointed times” throughout the agricultural year to celebrate, remember, repent, and give thanks. The…

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July 27th, 2017

Why the Rabbis Don’t Understand Rosh HaShanah

Every year Jewish people do the strangest thing. We celebrate a new year in the middle of the year. It is called Rosh HaShanah, and it is not in the…

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December 14th, 2016

Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah

As if 2016 has not already been an amazing year, I am actually writing this letter to you as I sit on the shores of the Sea of Galilee. There…

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September 27th, 2016

A Rabbi Looks at the Fall Feasts

As summer winds down and the autumn of the year approaches, we enter into an extremely important period in the Jewish calendar known as the Fall Feasts. In fact, three…

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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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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 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…

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March 1st, 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…

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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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September 1st, 2015

The Feast of Tabernacles

The Fruit of Salvation History

“Then the survivors from all the nations that have attacked Jerusalem will go up year after year to worship the King, the LORD Almighty, and to celebrate the Feast of…

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May 5th, 2015

Shavuot 5775: Serve With Milk!

A Messianic Study of the Jewish Feasts and Holidays “In addition to the Sabbath, these are the LORD’s appointed festivals, the official days for holy assembly that are to be…

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