Encouraging Words Regarding Sukkot

Today, I want to share encouraging words from a group called Blessed Buy Israel. In 2017, a non-Jewish family took up the battle against Antisemitism by marketing goods from Judea and Samaria (targeted by the BDS Movement) in the United States and around the world via a web presence. One way to support Israel is …

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Why is it Customary to Eat Pomegranates on Rosh Hashanah?

Pomegranates are in season in Israel...just in time for Rosh Hashanah. But what's the connection? We'll get to that, but first let's talk about the significance of Rosh Hashanah, the 5th of 7 major feasts of Israel. At sundown tomorrow in Israel, Jews will celebrate Rosh Hashanah ("head of the year"), their civil New Year. …

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A Look Back at Shavuot (Pentecost)

Shavuot (Pentecost) is one of the seven major Biblical feasts commemorated by Jews since their days of enslavement in Egypt. It actually commenced at sundown last Saturday (June 8), but rather than interrupt our series on the Six Day War, I chose to delay this post. We have discussed the Biblical roots, yet differences, of …

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A Week that Changed History: Biblical Foundation

As Resurrection Sunday approaches, we are in the midst of the "Christian Super Bowl," the most important time of the year! In fact, today is Good Friday, at which time we remember the sacrificial death of Jesus to atone for our sins. On Sunday we celebrate the risen Christ, and if that were not true, …

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