December 2008 Newsletter (5769:4)

Meet Our Trainees!
November 28, 2008
Topics: hanukkah

Deb Dubin, was raised in a secular Jewish home on Long Island where she attended Hebrew school for ten years. When she was seven, Deb went with a friend to church. This raised a question in her mind: why was there a different God for the Gentiles than for the Jews? Thus began what turned […]

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Shamash
Author: Ruth Rosen

Hanukkah (which means dedication) is known both as the Feast of Dedication and the Festival of Lights. Mentioned only once in the Bible (John 10:22), it commemorates the victory over the Syrian forces of Antiochus, who had desecrated the Temple and demanded to be worshiped as a god in human form. Much of the Hanukkah […]

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Bits from the Branches

The Liberated Wailing Wall You may know that the Liberated Wailing Wall is our mobile evangelistic music team; but for those who don’t know, the team travels the country in a huge bus, presenting Jewish gospel music, drama and personal testimonies. We sometimes refer to them as our branch on wheels” since they can minister […]

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Awaiting the Day

Among my fondest childhood memories is the joyful anticipation as each December day brought us one step closer to the dawn of Christmas morning. That is not a typical memory for a nice Jewish boy from Boston! But I had the privilege of growing up in a Messianic Jewish home where we celebrated both Hanukkah […]

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