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Special Days in Israel

Yom Teruah, the Feast of Trumpets: Pay Attention!

Have you ever heard the stirring sound of a shofar? That ancient cry to the deep... It is a sound that the people of...

Was Thanksgiving Based on Sukkot, the Feast of Tabernacles?

On the fourth Thursday of November, Americans celebrate the feast of Thanksgiving. The roots of the feast are quite interesting, and relate to the Biblical...

Tabernacling with God at the Feast of Sukkot

All of the biblical feasts are prophetic; rich with symbolism and laden with spiritual nourishment for both Jews and Gentiles. They speak of who...

4 Common Misconceptions about Yom Kippur, Day of Atonement

When the author of Hebrews wrote about the high priest entering the holy of holies once a year, he assumed that his readers knew...

Feast of Trumpets Heralds Good News in Israel

Just as people commonly take stock and think about the course of their lives at the beginning of January, so Israelis take time to...

How The Feast of Trumpets Became Rosh HaShana

What is Rosh Hashana? Much of the world celebrates a new start as December 31st turns into January 1st, whereas Jewish people now celebrate...

Esther: The Upside Down Drama

The Biblical book of Esther makes a rip roaring read. It's a fantastic story. I want to draw your attention to some aspects of the...

Why Does Israel Mark Holocaust Remembrance on a Different Day?

The world marks Holocaust Remembrance Day on 27th January, the date that Auschwitz was liberated. But in Israel, we mark it on 27th day...

Yom haShoah: Remembering Messianic Holocaust Heroes of the Warsaw Ghetto

“The achievements and witness of Jewish believers during the Holocaust and especially in the Warsaw Ghetto are essentially unknown to most present day Jewish...

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