Resurrection Day (also known as Easter)

Resurrection Day (also known as Easter) Jewish Resources | Holidays | Rosh Hashanah | Yom Kippur | Hanukkah | Passover | Purim | Sukkot |  Resurrection Day (Easter) Western Calendar Month: March/April Jewish Calendar Month: not part of the traditional Jewish calendar...

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The Good, the Bad and the Unleavened
Author: Aaron Lewin

“Why on this night do we only eat matzah?” It really is the million-dollar question. Why do we have to eat this dry, crumbly bread for eight nights?

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First Fruits in the Bible: What Does it Have to Do with Resurrection from the Dead?
March 1, 1997
Author: Rich Robinson

Explore the literal, spritual and prophetic aspects of “first fruits” in the Bible, as well as how this concept can apply to your faith today.

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Why Including Christians in Jewish Traditions is Key to Fighting Anti-Semitism
Author: Isaac Brickner

Cultural appropriation is a serious offense. Where is the line between appropriation and appreciation? Can Christians participate in traditional Jewish celebrations without it turning into appropriation or leading to anti-Semitism? Does belief in Jesus invalidate Messianic Jewish people from continuing to observe Jewish traditions?

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Christ in the Passover: Recipes

Christ in the Passover: Create a delicious, traditional Jewish passover meal with recipes from “The Jews for Jesus Family Cookbook.” Recipes presented are Chicken Soup from a Jewish Mother, Knaidlach #1 (Matzoh Balls) for Soup, Moishe’s Roast Lamb for Passover, and Passover Nut Cake.

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Shavuot: The Feast of Weeks or Firstfruits

This article describes the origin and purpose of the Jewish holiday Shavuot and how it is traditionally observed in Jewish communities. The article also discusses the New Testament Shavuot, also known as Pentecost, and its spiritual application for today’s believer, whether Jewish or Christian.

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Christ in the Passover: Music and Lyrics

For Congregations – Christ in the Passover. This page provides information about the music and lyrics traditionally sung during Passover at a Seder. You can also download a version of the music for free on from this page or click on links to access other Jewish Resources or purchase items from our store.

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Scripture Readings Associated With Passover

The Jewish Passover has special scriptural passages that are read during the holiday. This page showcases the The Song of Solomon, The Hallel, and The Song of the Sea and describes why they are read during Passover, the meaning for Jews and Gentiles alike, as well as how and where they are typically read.

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For Congregations

Our Church Relations team desires to build lasting relationships with churches and congregations worldwide. We do this by partnering with the local body of believers in ways that meet the needs of your fellowship and shares our heart for Jewish evangelism. This page describe the resources we have for you.

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Passover: A Journey of Faith

Jews for Jesus has several enrichment programs for congregations that showcase Jesus’ Jewish roots, the meaning of the feasts He observed, and the Biblical reference that points to Jesus as the Messiah. Learn also how to witness to Jews. Complete the form to request more information and to schedule a speaker.

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Parsha: Bo (Exodus 10:1 – 13:16) 
January 1, 1970
Topics: parsha, passover
Author: Glenn Harris

Parsha: Bo (Exodus 10:1 – 13:16)   A Flawless Lamb Bo ???? (“Go!”) Exodus 10:1 – 13:16 The parasha for this Shabbat is entitled Bo, meaning “Go!” and takes us from Exodus chapters 10 through most of 13. Despite God’s...

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Christmas: Commemorating Jesus’ Birth

Find out why Christmas should be a Jewish holiday in the articles and poems in this page. The Christmas season is a time for all believers to celebrate the Prince of Peace, the birth of Jesus, the Jewish Messiah. It is an incredible time for introducing others to the greatest Jew of all, Jesus.

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Messianic Jews: A Brief History

Though the term Messianic Jew is relatively new, the movement of Jews following Jesus began nearly two thousand years ago with the first followers of Jesus.

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Out of Egypt
April 1, 1997
Topics: passover
Author: David Brickner

A Passover riddle to ponder: when does a haven of safety become a house of slavery? Along with that riddle, I’ll pose one of the most difficult commands for believers in Jesus to get straight: how to be in the world but not of it. It is a challenging paradox....

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Tu B’Shevat: Israeli Arbor Day for Trees

Tu B’Shvat falls on the 15th day of the Hebrew month Shvat, and is often considered in modern times to be Israel’s Arbor Day. The largest tree planting occurs in Israel where forests have been created. This article talks about the tree plantings worldwide and their significance, particularly in Israel.

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Perpetual Jewish Holiday Calendar for Passover through 2027

Passover calendar through 2027. Passover is an eight-day holiday that begins with a seder. All Jewish holidays begin at sundown on the evening before the dates given. This page provides a perpetual Jewish holiday calendar for Passover through the year 2027.

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An Open Letter to Christian Friends from a Jew in France
Author: Joshua Turnil

Anti-Semitism threatens the foundations of the Christian faith and undermines the saving message of the gospel.

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Jewish Law and the New Testament
January 1, 1988
Topics: charts
Author: Larry Brandt

Jewish Law and the New Testament Christian scholars, ministers and laity have known for a long time that a knowledge of Jewish customs is not only helpful but necessary for a proper understanding of the New Testament. To meet this need, countless books and articles...

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What Religion Was Jesus?
April 26, 2018

Did Jesus invent a new religion? The simple answer is that Jesus was a rabbi – a teacher of Judaism.

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Jewish Core Values, Jesus and You: Part Six
September 4, 2013
Author: Rich Robinson

Jewish Core Values, Jesus and You, Part Six Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 Jewish Core Value Redeeming Captives — Pidyon Shvuyim (rhymes with “mid-phone, blue team”). According to this core value, it is worth it to pay a ransom for the...

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