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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Is Jesus a Rabbi?

Yes, Jesus – Yeshua – was a rabbi, a teacher of Judaism in the first century A.D. But was he more than a rabbi?

This Orthodox Jewish Psychotherapist Couldn’t Believe His Eyes…

Hans handed Rich the Bible. “In that millisecond,” Rich recalls, “my life was shattered. The name that I saw at the top of the page was Isaiah! Hans had been reading to me from MY Bible, from my Hebrew Scriptures, and I felt as though someone had taken a sword and cut me to pieces.”

What Religion Was Jesus?

Did Jesus invent a new religion? The simple answer is that Jesus was a rabbi – a teacher of Judaism.

Do Jews Believe in Sin?

What does Judaism say about sin? Is sin relevant to Jewish life? Read here.

Truth Hurts

Hearing the truth can hurt. We admit it jestingly, but the old axiom has more meaning than most people want to know. When the truth hurts, one must choose either to endure pain or avoid truth—a distressing choice. What does this mean when we apply it to a spiritual reality?

Is Christianity Anti-Semitic?

For a professing Christian to side with the anti-Semite is to side not only against the Jewish Apostles who penned the Christian New Testament, but against the Jewish Messiah.

Is the New Testament Jewish?

A look at the Jewishness of the authors, focus, language, and content of the New Testament.

A Jewish View of the Trinity Based on the Hebrew Scriptures

It is an all-too-common assumption that the concept of the Trinity is a purely Christian idea. But the idea of a God being a three-in-one unity actually has its roots in foundational Judaism and in the Hebrew Scriptures. This article will reveal how the Hebrew language and scriptural evidence point to a triune Godhead.

True, Trustworthy and Relevant: Does the Bible Prove Itself?

The Bible is not only interesting, helpful and relevant: it is true. Keep reading to see the proof - historical, geological, and more!

Did He Or Didn't He? Jewish Views of the Resurrection of Jesus

Jewish scholars have paid more attention to the person of Yeshua (Jesus) in the last hundred years than they have in the previous nineteen hundred.

The Genealogy of the Messiah

The genealogies in Matthew and Luke present a portrait of the Messiah through four titles: Son of David, Son of Abraham, Son of Adam and Son of God.

The Messianic Time Table According to Daniel the Prophet

More than any other book of the Hebrew Scriptures, the writings of the prophet Daniel confront us with evidence of the time of Messiah's coming.

Who's the Subject of Isaiah 53? You Decide!

Explore the passage of Jewish Scripture that the rabbis deemed too dangerous to keep in the regular synagogue calendar readings. Get the whole scoop on Isaiah 53.

Why Aren't Messianic Jews Accepted by the Jewish Community?

For 2000 years, Jewish community leaders have continued this tradition of excluding Messianic Jews. Despite the celebrated pluralism of today's Jewish community, there remain tens of thousands of men and women, born of Jewish parents, who are being excluded from the rest.

The Healing: Jeff and Lisa’s Story

The doctor had already come in that morning to tell me about the cancer. I got emotional and cried. But I was already prepared by the time Jeff came in. Then Jeff told me that he had received Jesus as his Messiah, and that God told him I was going to be okay. And I felt pretty confident that I would be.

The Claims of Jesus

What did Yeshua (Jesus) claim to be—Messiah, as powerful as God, God himself, atonement? What didn't he claim to be, and what decision do we all need to make?

Why Are the Jewish People Called the "Chosen People?"

When God in the Hebrew Scriptures refers to the Jewish people as chosen, he's saying that he selected them to serve a specific purpose and to carry out a particular task. So what is it we were set apart to do?

Spiritual Secrets? A Messianic Jew Reflects on Kabbalah

When the crowd asked Jesus one day, “What must we do, to be doing the works of God?” he answered, “This is the work of God, that you believe in him whom he has sent” (John 6:28–29). And who is the one God has sent? Yeshua.

Who is Jesus? Meet the most famous Jew who ever lived.

A point by point look at Jesus' claims, attitudes, actions and how he has affected the world.

Was Hitler a Christian?

Did Hitler and his followers carry out a theology that is Christian at its roots?