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February 23, 2018

It Tastes Like Cake

A Sabbath Devotional

“…Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and…

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February 22, 2018

Yom Ha’Shoah

Israel's Holocaust Remembrance Day

Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom HaShoah) is a designated day of remembrance and mourning among the worldwide Jewish community, which traditionally falls on the 27th of Nisan.  During this time, Jewish…

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“Coffee is Our Bread!”

An American Experiences the Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony

The coffee ceremony of Ethiopia is full of aromas and surprises. Our first experience was several years ago with the committee members of the Toward Jerusalem Council II. We were honored to…

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Sustained for His Glory

Reflections by a Messianic IDF Soldier on Israel's Memorial and Independence Day Holidays

Given the central role played by the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) throughout Israel’s modern history, I recently took the opportunity to interview Dan A., a former soldier in the IDF….

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Yom Ha’Atzmaut and Yom Ha’ Zikron

Intertwined by Design

Against all odds, Israel declared its independence as a sovereign nation on May 14, 1948. Soon after, the tiny nation also won its first major war for survival (1948-1949). This historic…

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February 19, 2018

Starry Night

Thoughts on the Days of Awe

I loved the line in the movie “Contact” starring Jody Foster, when she was traveling through space and beholding wonders and beauty unlike anything on earth, “They shouldn’t have sent…

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February 15, 2018

Hitting the Mark with Accuracy

A Messianic Devotional Study of the Jewish holidays

Jewish Days of Distinction Purim Purim or The Feast of Lots is a celebration of the deliverance of the Jewish people in Persia at the hand of a Jewish heroine, Queen…

Posted in Jewish Holidays | By Bonnie Saul Wilks, MJBI Staff Writer Read more ›
February 14, 2018

An African Miracle!

February 2018 Newsletter

All of us believe in miracles. The very fact that Yeshua (Jesus) rose from the grave and defeated sin and death is the greatest miracle of all, and one that…

Posted in Featured Articles | By Nic Lesmeister Read more ›
January 29, 2018

The Days of Awe

The Meaning and Customs

During the ten days between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, Jews everywhere spend time in serious reflection on how their lives have been spent the past year. This involves going…

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January 26, 2018

Tisha B’Av

It's History and Practices

Of the many non-commanded biblical feast and fast days commemorated in Judaism, Tisha b’Av is the most somber. Literally translated as the ninth day of Av, which is the fourth…

Posted in Jewish Holidays | By Dee Catz Read more ›

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