Issues

We want to have honest conversations with open-minded Jewish people about issues that deeply affect our people and how these issues relate to Jesus.

We realize these are not static issues, but part of ongoing conversations our people have been having for thousands of years. We want to hear your voice too. Send us an email or chat with us live!

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Jewish Humor in Not-so-Funny Times

A look at the significance of Jewish laughter.

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Two Messiahs in Judaism: Ben David and Ben Joseph

An exploration of the two different descriptions of the Messiah brought up in the book of Zechariah, the Jewish understanding of Messiah ben Joseph and Messiah ben David, and that Jesus fulfills both descriptions.

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A Messianic Midrash: The Miracle at Sukkot

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

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Similarities Between the Angel of the Lord and Yeshua

Attribute Angel of the Lord Yeshua Is seen as God Genesis 16:10,13 Moreover, the angel of the LORD said to…

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In Our Own Image: Human Cloning

Is cloning “kosher?” What do the scriptures say?

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Jhan Moskowitz, Son of Max and Lilly Moskowitz

Some survivors do not tell their kids anything. They just don't. Some survivors tell their kids everything. When I was…

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Rob Wertheim, Son of Fred Wertheim

My father, Fred, was born in Germany in 1925. The son of a baker, he lived in a village of…

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Four Startling Facts About the Identity of the Messiah

The Jewish prophets gave some very specific information about the Messiah not often discussed in synagogue.

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Jewish Spirituality and the Holy Spirit

A look at the Jewish yearning for spirituality questions whether increased spiritual practices will provide a real connection with God.

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Jesus as Messiah in the Gospels

An answer to the allegation that Jesus never claimed to be the Messiah.

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A History of the Kabbalah

Kabbalah" means "received teachings" or simply "traditions" and is derived from the Hebrew "kabel" which means "to receive." It originally…

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A Prophet Like Unto Moses

When we see Yeshua in heaven, certainly Moshe Rabeynu will be there too, because he was the one who knew and foretold his coming and trusted in him.

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A Look at the Trinity From a Messianic Jewish Perspective

Rabbis who believed that each word of the Hebrew Scriptures, each letter, is God's revelation had to admit that God spoke to himself and referred to himself in the plural. How can that be, when we know there is only one God?

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Comparison Chart: Buddhism, Hinduism, Traditional Judaism, and the Gospel

Comparison Chart: Buddhism, Hinduism, Traditional Judaism, and the Gospel

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Do Jewish People Believe in Proselytizing?

While Judaism today is not characterized by seeking converts, Abraham and his descendants received a mandate from God to tell the nations who He was.

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Almah: Virgin or Young Maiden?

The identity of the mother of Immanuel in Isaiah 7:14 has been a subject of debate over the centuries: Was the prophet Isaiah speaking of a virgin or not?

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Is the Messiah Divine?

Gus was a nice guy. But he was also a pest. As a telecommunications engineer I could not have asked for…

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What the Prophet Said, What the Rabbis Said

What the Prophet Said 8th Century B.C.E. Who would have believed our report? And to whom hath the arm of the Lord been…

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The Man in the White Robe

I was born in New York City in 1901 and brought up in the Jewish faith. By faith, I mean…

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Sukkot: A Promise of Living Water

Yeshua stood up and boldly proclaimed to the celebrants, "If a man is thirsty, let him come to me and drink. Whoever believes in me, as the Scripture has said, streams of living water will flow from within him." (John 7:38) Imagine the uproar his statement must have caused!

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