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We’re examining important questions and ideas of Jewish faith in the Jewish Messiah, Yeshua. We invite you to read and engage with us on these topics.

Am I (Really) Looking for God?

Life is filled with clues about God, and we all long for something beyond the ordinary. But what does seeking God in my life really mean?

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What Is the Gospel?

The gospel is a Jewish thing, though the word doesn’t sound very Jewish! It comes from the Hebrew Bible and refers to the core hope of Judaism.

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How to Plan a Messianic Bar/Bat Mitzvah

You have a teenager! Well done. Now it’s time to plan the bar/bat mitzvah—one of the most memorable events in a young Jewish life. But what all is involved?

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5 Prophecies That Yeshua Fulfilled at Passover

Yeshua fulfilled dozens of messianic prophecies over the course of his life. He was born in Bethlehem, came from the…

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10 Crazy Connections Between Passover and Easter

Passover and Easter differ greatly from each other in foods, rituals, and traditions. But, the seasonal overlap between these two holidays is no accident.

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Did Jesus Keep Torah?

The Tanakh says the Messiah will keep and teach Torah. If Jesus didn't do that, then the faith of his followers would be invalid. What did he really do and teach?

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What Is Faith?

Faith is not blind belief that you cling to without evidence. Faith is active trust in what you have reasoned to be true.

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What Is Redemption?

Redemption starts with Passover, which becomes the pattern for all Biblical history and God's ultimate plan for the world.

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What Is Joy?

Joy is something deeper than happiness or pleasure. Jewish sages have taught that it's a part of the divine, yet accessible to everyone. But can we define it? And how do we find it?

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Jesus’ Birth and the Legends of Caesar

Is the Birth of Jesus Based on the Legends of Caesar? Similarities between the stories raise surprising parallels and striking differences between the births of the powerful tyrant and the poor and humble Messiah.

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Yom Kippur in the Tanakh and New Testament

The Judaism of today is something other than what was established by the God of Israel. Let's look more closely at this world of ancient Israel, and see how it compares with the modern expression of Jewish faith, especially as it relates to the High Holy Days.

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Jesus and Sukkot (Feast of Booths)

A miracle on the Feast of Tabernacles and how the Jewish holiday points to great joy for the future.

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What Is Sin?

Everyone seems to have a different idea of what sin means, but the Bible gives us a singular understanding that applies to all times and cultures.

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Who is Jesus? A Character Profile

Jesus Was a Jewish Person Although there have been various portrayals of Jesus throughout history, Jesus was born, raised and…

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What Are Messianic Jews?

There are many misconceptions about Messianic Jews and what they believe. This article addresses the strong Jewish history of Messianic Jews and explains their faith.

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The Passover Symbols and Their Messianic Significance

At every Seder, the Passover symbols help to retell the story of liberation from Egypt and point to God’s long-term redemption plan. But a closer look at the symbols is an opportunity to see Yeshua's death, resurrection, and return in light of this age-old celebration.

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Why Do Most Jewish People Not Believe in Jesus?

There are many reasons why the majority of Jewish people don't recognize Jesus as Messiah. But what if there are more reasons to consider his claims?

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Should Messianic Jews Keep Torah?

Not only do we reject the stereotype that Jewish people cannot be followers of Yeshua, but we believe that both identities be embraced and enhance one another in a beautiful spiritual harmony. What does it look like to be a Jewish follower of Jesus and also value your rituals and heritage?

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Should Gentile Christians Keep Torah?

The more Christians come to understand the Jewish context of their faith, the more aware they become of how much Christianity has evolved. In an effort to reconcile this, some begin to wonder if they should be keeping the Torah. But what does the Bible have to say about this?

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The Top 40 Messianic Prophecies

Jews for Jesus has curated approximately 40 of the most helpful messianic prophecies along with their New Testament fulfillments. Many people in Jesus own day had questions about his identity. But for Jesus himself, the Hebrew Scriptures were the key by which he understood his vocation and life.

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