As the year turns darker, and so does our world, putting a hanukkiah in the window may be the most obstinate act of love we can offer.
Many of our people have only a “maybe” belief in any kind of life after death. But the Tanakh points us to the hope of eternal joy in God’s presence.
Although since the second century most of his followers have been Gentiles, Jesus himself did not seek out non-Jewish followers during his ministry.
Why does God allow humans to do so many selfish and even wicked things? A search for the Bible’s answer to the most difficult question.
Giving to charity is a core value of Judaism. And the value of tzedakah is reflected in the New Testament too, especially in the teachings of Jesus.
The Psalms can give us great comfort in times of crisis. They record the faith and courage of our ancestors and remind us that God is still with us.
Why do we need a holiday where we do life in tents? Getting out in the elements, away from our normal comforts, helps us to let go and experience God.
It’s a common perception that if a Jew comes to faith in Jesus, they’ve moved out of the Jewish ballpark. But my experience was just the opposite.
At Yom Kippur, the most holy day in a Jewish year, we remember the times when we’ve been less-than-holy. But we also remember God’s forgiveness.
Rosh Hashanah is a yearly time of renewal for the Jewish people. It is a time to turn back to God, to look ahead, and to welcome in the Days of Awe.
Rabbis in Israel in Jesus’ day didn’t often discuss antisemitism directly. But Jesus strongly affirmed God’s loving commitment to the Jewish people.
What has Judaism, past and present, said about the Messiah? What does the concept mean? And is it still relevant?
Are the frightening prophetic images in the New Testament book of Revelation tell a different story about end times than the Hebrew Scriptures?
Shavuot has always been about God’s generous provision. It’s about celebrating all the things He gives us, even the blessing we find in His law.
Does Shavuot, which celebrates the gift of the Torah—i.e. God’s authority and rules over us—contradict the freedom we just celebrated at Passover?
Some might think that Jews who believe in Jesus wouldn’t do Passover. But for my family, belief in Messiah enhances our celebration. Here’s how.
The best way to pick a haggadah is by considering your Passover non-negotiables. What makes Passover meaningful to you and your family or friends?
In 1982, a common problem with Hebrew transliteration and a vandal’s tag on our building sparked us to action. We put Y’shua up everywhere we could.
What if the answers we need for well-being in modern life were already discovered in antiquity? Wisdom means living life in light of the truth.
I literally ran into the chazzan of a prestigious synagogue. He was very gracious, and it was the beginning of a wonderful association.
You love your partner enough to consider a conversion but need a more informed perspective? Start by asking yourself these two essential questions.
The first Jewish followers of Jesus believed that he is God come to Israel in person. Naturally, that raises many questions for Jewish people today!
We’ve been a bit controversial in the Jewish community over the years. What is it that we actually do? How have we changed?
Before the internet, handing out pamphlets on the street was a good way to get a message out. So, we did a lot of that! Today, things are different.