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November 18, 2016

Our Exciting News for 2017

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October 6, 2016

A Personal Invitation From Nic Lesmeister

Hello Friends! Please take a moment to watch the video above. On Thursday Evening, November 10, 2016, we will be having our 20th Anniversary banquet. I want to personally invite each…

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August 24, 2016

School of Messianic Theology

A Fresh Perspective

Have you ever considered diving into more knowledge about Messianic Judaism? Maybe the very idea scares you. School of Messianic Theology—out of these three words, which challenges—or makes you shiver—the…

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The Next 20 Years

I drive a 2007 Chevrolet pickup truck—a Texas Edition Silverado, to be specific. This is an important point for any self-respecting Texan to make to our “foreign” (non-Texan) readership. Even…

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June 28, 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 8, 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 31, 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 26, 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…

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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…

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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.

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