Is It Dripping with Honey?

By Tamar Afriat Here in Israel it must be Rosh Hashanah because the pomegranates are ripe. When we eat this traditional Rosh Hashanah fruit, we recite the blessing that our good deeds for the coming … Read More

The Festival of Shavuot (Pentecost)

by Baruch Parasha: Exodus 19:1-20:23 Maftir: Numbers 28:26-31 Haftarah: Ezekiel 1:1-28, 3:12 Many people are familiar with the term Pentecost and its relationship to the giving of the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit is eternal … Read More


Shavout   It is truly a shame that so many followers of Messiah Yeshua do not acknowledge the Festivals of Israel.  These appointed times, says the Apostle Paul, teach us about the Kingdom of G-d. For … Read More

Responding to a Higher Calling…

Responding to a Higher Calling… “And this shall be a permanent statute for you: in the seventh month, on the tenth day of the month, you shall humble your souls, and not do any work, … Read More

Parashah for Chol HaMoed Passover

בס”ד Parashah for Chol HaMoed Passover Exodus 33:12-34:26 Maftir: Numbers 28:19-25 Haftarah: Ezekiel 37:1-14 There are special readings on this Shabbat because we are still in the midst of the Feast of Unleavened Bread. We … Read More


“May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be pleasing in your sight, O LORD, my Rock and my Redeemer.” Psalm 19:14 We are now in the midst of a very … Read More

Rosh HaShanah

In a few days we will see the old year 5768 pass and the New Year of 5769 begin. But wait a minute I thought that the New Year in Judaism began in the spring … Read More

Preparation for Passover

As Passover approaches one of the things that we are doing in our home is cleaning it from all of the Chametz (leavened) things. Cleaning the Chametz is to commemorate the fact the Jewish people … Read More