Jewish Feast Season is Upon Us!

Hi friends! We're stepping into the high holidays celebrated by Jewish people around the world. In Jesus' day, Jews went "up to Jerusalem" three times a year to celebrate the great feasts, and today, some Jews continue the tradition by making trips to Israel for the great Biblical holidays: Passover (Pesach), Pentecost (Shavu'ot) and Feast …

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Time to Celebrate the Feast of Tabernacles!

Shalom friends! Tomorrow night at sundown marks the beginning of the Feast of Tabernacles, the seventh (and final) annual feast of Israel.  What an incredible celebration it is!  (Be sure to read to the end for a special invitation to celebrate!) Yesterday, we reviewed the fall feasts, beginning with the Feast of Trumpets and Yom Kippur …

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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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It’s Not too Late to Join the Fun!

Sundown on Sunday marks the beginning of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish civil New Year.  (The religious new year begins with Passover in the spring.)  In Israel and around the world, Jewish people will welcome the new year by wishing one another Shana Tovah (Happy New Year) and sending one another greeting cards.  (Hint: send a "Shana Tovah" …

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