The 3rd Cup

Passover is finally here. During Passover, Israel is bustling with activity and liveliness. There are hundreds of thousands of visitors from all over the world, both Jewish and Christian, here to celebrate. Besides all the … Read More

Pesach (Passover)

This is such a clear foreshadowing of the work that our Messiah would do when He offered Himself as our Passover Lamb. His blood is the covering over anyone who chooses to accept His atonement. … Read More

Thoughts for Purim

This next week, in a celebration known as Purim, Jews all over the world read the book of Esther cover to cover. During the reading of the book of Esther, many will re-enact the events … Read More

Church or Synagogue?

Pictured above: a 3rd century synagogue in ancient Capernaum Ever since I can remember, I’ve enjoyed learning about words and their origins. From my earliest memories, I can remember going home from school and faithfully … Read More

The Forbidden Fruit — What was it anyway?

By: Netanel If you speak English, then you’ve probably heard the words “Adam’s apple” being used to refer to a feature that is especially noticeable in certain men. If you’ve been exposed to western depictions … Read More

Israel On My Mind

By Stuart Rothberg*, Guest Author Israel is on my mind, but not merely because I’m Jewish. I’ve always been Jewish, but I have not always been mindful of tiny, little Israel. That all changed when … Read More

Jerusalem, Israel’s Eternal Capital

Thoughts on Jerusalem, Israel’s Eternal Capital On Wednesday, December 6th, 2017, a little after 8:00 PM Israel time, I sat in my living room, watching President Trump announce the United States of America’s official recognition … Read More

Samson’s Stupid Riddle

By: Ethan As a nerdy kid I remember sitting in a pew tuning out the pastor and reading the story of Samson from my Bible. For me sermons were fine—for adults—but reading about figures like … Read More

Shabbat and the Son of Man

By: Jordan Y. When Friday evening falls on the city of Jerusalem, one can feel the holiness of the Sabbath. A “quiet” descends on the city like a light blanket, bringing peace that is hard … Read More