Faith must be biblical

In the period following the destruction of the temple, the Jewish religious leadership faced a serious problem. Unlike the first Diaspora, which would last for seventy years, according to God’s revelation through Jeremiah, there was now no…

The Vatican Vetoes Mission to Jews

Last month we saw some interesting developments in relations between the Catholic church and some Orthodox rabbis. At the beginning of December, the Vatican issued a document entitled, “The Gifts and Calling of God are irrevocable”, in…

Tu Bishvat: Happy Tree Day!

Today is "Tu Bishvat", which is a "New Year" celebration for trees devised by the Jewish Sages. The date has significance in that it relates to the many Jewish laws about growing crops and trees in Israel; especially how and when to…

What is Beauty?

Beauty is invisible. Don’t believe me? Consider - we can say that a piece of music or this poem is beautiful, we can say “that was a beautiful thing you did”, or that someone has a beautiful heart… none of these things are particularly…

A Hanukkah Miracle!

The largest media company here in Israel called us a few weeks ago, saying that they had noticed our material online, and that they wanted to work with us! They proposed to create a 12-24 episode series comprised of short videos…

The Secrets of Esther the Intercessor

Esther was an undercover agent. Esther wasn’t even her real name. She was really called Hadassah (the Hebrew name for the myrtle plant) originally by her Jewish parents. Who, by the way, we never get to hear much about. Nor does she…

The Month Of Elul: A Time To Turn

In the Hebrew calendar, Elul is a special month of preparation and repentance before the "Ten Days of Awe” starting with Rosh HaShanah - the Feast of Trumpets, and continuing until Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement ten days later. It’s time…