It’s been a long time coming but The Messianic Movement: A Field Guide for Evangelical Christians from Jews for Jesus is finally in print. One of the eleven chapters explores Torah observance among Jewish believers in Jesus. (We’ve slightly abbreviated it here for space considerations.) Torah observance is a “hot button” for many as it […]
A summary of God’s covenants with the Jewish people.
Sholem Asch stated (see Jesus in Jewish Art) that in his view, the authority of Yeshua was only for the gentiles because the Jewish people were already under the authority of the Torah. The dogma that the Torah is unchangeable, and forever binding to the Jewish people is commonplace in Orthodox Judaism. (The doctrine is […]
BINST GEVOREN A GOY! “You’ve become a Gentile!” We Jewish believers in Yeshua often encounter this accusation after we’ve been baptized.
Part of being a Jewish male involves entering the covenant through circumcision on the eighth day of life. My father had three daughters and, therefore, never had the opportunity to have a bris” and say the words: “Blessed art thou O Lord, King of the Universe, who hast sanctified us by Thy commandments and hast […]