No One Knows the Day or the Hour

Hi friends! If you are familiar with Jewish holidays, you likely are aware that Jews just celebrated their New Year, Rosh HaShanah, Monday evening/Tuesday. (Hebrew days begin at sundown!) If you are aware of the Biblical significance of the Jewish feasts, you understand that each one of the 7 major feasts point to Jesus and …

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Israel Shuts Down for Yom Kippur

Empty highway during Yom Kippur Yom Kippur (which began at sundown Tuesday, October 8 this year) is the holiest day on the Jewish calendar. It follows the 10 Days of Awe in which Jews are particularly focused on repentance, prayer, fasting and acts of charity. According to Jewish tradition, it is believed the righteous (tzaddikim) …

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10 Days of Awe: What do They Mean?

I drive through a Jewish neighborhood each day on the way to and from work. This week, I see many Jewish families walking to a neighborhood synagogue. That is not an unusual scene, except that it is currently happening every single day. What's going on? Jews worldwide celebrated Rosh Hashanah (Feast of Trumpets) last Sunday …

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Trumpets, Atonement and Tabernacles …what Does it All Mean?

If you study Jewish culture and tradition, you are likely aware that we're in the midst of the fall feasts of Israel.  There are 7 major feasts, originally prescribed in Scripture, but lived out in either secular context or rabbinic context by most Jews.  The first three (Passover, Feast of Unleavened Bread and Feast of …

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