Check out our responses to frequently asked questions about Jewish people and the Christmas season.
Most people confuse joy with feelings of satisfaction and personal well-being based on favorable circumstances or fun occasions. But circumstances can change and occasions can disappoint. Joy is different.
Some years Hanukkah and Christmas collide. But what is the spiritual connection between the two holidays?
When Harry Chapin led the crowd in singing a Christmas carol, this young Jewish woman found herself crying unexpectedly.
I read the Bible, and its truth took hold of my heart. I saw the Messianic promise in the Jewish Scriptures and its fulfillment in Yeshua (Jesus). I accepted this Jewish Messiah into my life, and everything, including my appreciation of these celebrations, was transformed.
When people call themselves Messianic Jews, or Jews for Jesus or Jewish believers in Jesus, it has to do with culture and ethnicity. It is the way they identify themselves and their people.
I ran to my father’s shop as fast as my legs could carry me and yelled, “Daddy, Daddy! Somebody made a big mistake. OUR king is on THEIR lawn!”
Christmas Is a Jewish Holiday (or at least it should be) If Christmas isn’t exactly a Jewish holiday — then it ought to be Jews should be able to join in with others in celebrating the birth of the greatest Jew that ever lived maybe some of us Jews...
Find out why without Hanukkah, there would be no Christmas.
The gospel of John was written for the purpose of evangelizing the reader. The author clearly states, …these [things] are written that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that believing you may have life in His name” (John 20:31). Not...
The Light of Two Faiths “The purpose of the celebration of Hanukkah is to welcome the Messiah. Peace is the Messiah. We light candles of peace to renew our faith in the ultimate triumph of peace over war. And we rededicate ourselves and our efforts to bringing...
In our home, as in most Jewish homes, we had a mezuzah on our doorpost. I stood before it and asked God, if he really existed, to explain these things to me.
Kettle bells jingle. Toes, ears and noses tingle. Carols waft , through the air, and everyone is trying to project joy, peace and goodwill. The spirit of the Advent season is upon us, and most people are enjoying it. Once again it’s time to extend our gospel...
Christians can use this special season to share the good news of Messiah in a sensitive manner. Here are some answers to the most frequent questions concerning the Christmas season and the Jewish people.
Some have raised the question: “If, as the New Testament declares, Yeshua was born of Mary while she was still a virgin, how could he inherit the Davidic line from Joseph, who was not his physical father?”