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Jewish Holidays


May 15, 2019

Shavuot: A Prophetic Picture of Unity

SHAVUOT is the glorious, late spring holiday that falls on Sivan 6th and 7th. It is seven weeks after Passover when the wheat harvest begins and the first fruits of…

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April 11, 2019

Why Jesus? And Why the Blood?

Two Passover Questions

“Why did there have to be a Jesus, anyway? What’s all this talk about blood?” These are questions my wife, Marleen, heard as she was attending a class on anti-semitism…

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February 28, 2019

Ten Hidden Happenings in Purim

Jewish Days of Distinction: Devotionals on the Jewish Feasts and Holidays Purim This minor but joyous holiday is commemorated annually on the 14th day of Adar on the Hebrew calendar….

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November 18, 2018

Hanukkah: The Time of Yeshua’s Conception?

Christmas is soon approaching—the season when much of the world celebrates the incarnation of Yeshua. However, this great miracle did not begin with the birth of Yeshua. This great miracle…

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September 2, 2018

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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July 23, 2018

TISHA B’AV

PRAYERS FOR THE RETURN OF GOD'S GLORY

From ancient times, the 9th day of the Hebrew month Av—Tisha B’Av–has been observed as a fast day (it is mentioned as the “fast of the fifth month” in Zechariah 7:3-5,…

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May 14, 2018

Sabbath: A Gift of Time

Dr. Wayne and Bonnie Wilks Teach on Sabbath

Watch this excellent video teaching by Dr. Wayne and Bonnie Wilks on the traditions and teachings of Shabbat based on Bonnie’s book, Sabbath: A Gift of Time, which can be…

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April 4, 2018

Challah, the Sabbath Bread

Its Meaning and Traditions

In Jewish history, challah symbolizes manna, the special food that God provided for the Israelites during their years of wandering in the desert. It is traditional to have two loaves…

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March 26, 2018

The Seder and Unleavened Bread

“Therefore purge out the old leaven, that you may be a new lump, since you truly are unleavened. For indeed, Messiah (Christ), our Passover, was sacrificed for us. Therefore let…

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March 14, 2018

Passover: First Mercy, then Miracles!

Jewish Days of Distinction--

“In addition to the Sabbath, these are the LORD’s appointed festivals, the official days for holy assembly that are to be celebrated at their proper times each year” (Lev. 23:4…

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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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