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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.

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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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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The Role of Women in the Bible

The Bible challenged the traditional role of women in ancient society. It included a place for women to participate in every aspect of community life save only in the Temple priesthood.

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Did Jesus Exclude the Gentiles?

Jesus' conversation with the Canaanite woman in Matthew 15 seems very harsh. A closer look at this text not only sheds light on the story, but reveals its hidden beauty.

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Why Many Jewish People Think Christianity Is Antisemitic

The church and the Jewish people have history together has caused Jesus to be misrepresented to his own people for a long time. This causes many Jewish people today to believe that being Christian means being antisemitic. But Jewish faith in Jesus is not a stripping of our identity; rather, it is a affirmation of it.

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What is the source of Jewish identity?

Moses chose not to reveal that he was a Hebrew. He actively identified as an Egyptian, and that’s how he would have gone down in history if God had not intervened. In the Hebrew Scriptures, the textbook for Jewish identity, the definition of that identity always comes from God.

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