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HAVE FAITHIN GOD’S FAITHFULNESS

Faith begins with a total abandonment of oneself into God’s care, but our faith must be active, not passive.We must have full confidence that God can and will do the impossible. Yeshua said, “With God all things are possible” (Mattityahu [Matthew] 19:26). “With God nothing shall be impossible” (Luke 1:37)....

HATIKVAH

ISRAEL’S NATIONAL ANTHEM About 70 years after the birth of Messiah, Titus led his Roman soldiers in their destruction of Jerusalem. Many of the Jews were carried away as captives and scattered around the world. During the two thousand years of exile, the Jewish people always kept a heartfelt prayer...

HANUKKAH – DEDICATION

Hanukkah means “dedication,’ referring to the rededication of the Temple after a great Jewish military victory in 165 B.C. This feast did not originate with Moses, nor is it mandated in the Bible. It is found in the books of First and Second Macabees in the Apocrypha, the books written...

HANUKKAH!

Compiled and edited by Judy Zweigle How did it all begin? Hanukkah is a festival that commemorates the purification and rededication of the Temple by Yehuda Ha’Maccabee (Judah Maccabeus) on Kislev 25, 165 BC (usually in December). Three years prior, Antiochus IV, the Seleucid (Syrian) king, defiled the Temple by...

GOD IS MY SALVATION!

“On that day you will say: “I thank you, ADONAI, because, although You were angry at me, Your anger is now turned away; and You are comforting me. “See! God is my salvation. I am confident and unafraid; for Yah ADONAI is my strength and my song, and He has...

GOD IS ALWAYS FAITHFUL

TEHILLIM (PSALMS) 54 1 For the leader. With stringed instruments. A maskil of David, when the Zifim came and told Sha’ul, “David is hiding with us”: God, deliver me by Your name; in Your power, vindicate me. 2 God, hear my prayer; listen to the words from my mouth. 3 For foreigners are...

FEAST OF UNLEAVENED BREAD

The act of leaving Egypt with unleavened bread has led to one of the most colorful traditions of the Passover season. In anticipation of the days of unleavened bread, Jewish mothers do their “spring cleaning.” With great care they sweep and search and scrub their homes to remove every bit...

FEAST OF FIRST FRUITS

The Lord spoke to Moses, saying, “Speak to the children of Israel, and say to them: ‘When  you come into the land which I give to you, and reap its harvest, then you shall bring a sheaf of the firstfruits of your harvest to the priest. He shall wave the...

FAITH IN THE WORD OF GOD

We are to pray, seek and ask, and then simply trust that God is at work. We are to believe He is leading us. And whether everything ends up in loss or gain, God has a plan. He closes one door to open another. Why the Lord has subjected His...

ETROG MAN

California citrus farmer John Kirkpatrick, a Presbyterian well-versed in Jewish agricultural law, is the only large-scale grower of etrogs in the U.S. By Miriam Krule of Tablet – A New Read On Jewish Life | October 12, 2011 Growing etrogs is a difficult business. Too much sun and the yellow skin of the citrus fruit...