Every year, around Christmas and Hanukkah, or even Easter and Passover, many Jewish-Gentile couples and families are finding themselves in a tough place to navigate. Here’s a helpful way to understand the difficulties and continue to work toward spiritual harmony in your home.
December poses a dilemma for many Jewish-Gentile couples as cross-cultural challenges surface, but there is help and hope for understanding and respecting each other’s traditions.
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.
“My Jewish husband doesn’t believe in Jesus, so how can I find spiritual harmony in our case?”
If Jesus is the Messiah, maybe instead of Chinese food and comedy, we should think about celebrating his birth in Jewish style.
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.
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!”
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.