passover

A Response to “Jesus Didn’t Eat A Seder Meal”
April 11, 2017
Author: Rich Robinson
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5 Surprising Tips for Surviving Passover with Young Kids
April 7, 2017

Five tips on surviving the Passover seder with young children!

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A Seder I’ll Always Remember
March 23, 2017
Author: Rob Wertheim

I was excited to be heading to the West Coast to visit my older brother Steve. My dad had returned to New York with the good news that Steve had found a place with a nice Jewish landlady who would “keep an eye on him.”

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Passover in December?
December 13, 2016
Author: Jews for Jesus

They came for arts and crafts but left with new life!

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Anarchy Seder?
March 31, 2015

Does keeping order in the Passover really matter? What does the story spell out about God?

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Parsha: Beshalach (Exodus 13:17-17:16)
January 21, 2013
Author: Glenn Harris

Torah Portion Study: An Event to Remember Forever! Beshalach (Exodus 13:17-17:16) By Rabbi Glenn This Shabbat’s parasha is Beshalach which means “in his sending“, referring to Pharaoh finally letting the Jewish people go (after ten terrible plagues), and it takes us through Exodus chapter 17. When God led us out of Egypt, He didn’t take […]

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Parsha – Bo (Exodus 10:1-13:16) 
January 14, 2013
Author: Glenn Harris

Torah Portion Study:A Flawless Lamb Parasha Bo (Exodus 10:1-13:16)        By Rabbi Glenn The parasha for this Shabbat is entitled Bo, meaning “Go!” and takes us from Exodus chapters 10 through most of 13. Despite God’s repeated warnings to Pharaoh, all of which went unheeded, and despite dire plagues poured out on Egypt, Pharaoh repeatedly hardened […]

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Why is this night different from all other nights?””
April 6, 2011


One of the most significant Jewish holidays, Passover, or Pesach in Hebrew, recalls and rejoices over the Israelites’ redemption from slavery in Egypt. The symbolic elements of the feast cause us not only to look back and remember what the Lord did for our people in the past; they also foreshadow a greater redemption through Jesus, the Passover Lamb…

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Finding a New Wing of the House, at Pesach
March 11, 2011

by David Friedlander

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The Three Symbols of Passover
March 10, 2011

The following excerpt is from the Messianic Family Haggadah.* This haggadah retains the essential elements of the traditional seder service, but weaves in some New Testament understandings that explain the Passover/Jesus connection. The Three Symbols of Passover Leader:  Rabbi Gamaliel said that in order to tell the Passover story properly, we must mention three important […]

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A Chronological Look at How Jesus Spent his Last Week Leading up to Passover
March 9, 2011

Learn how Jesus spent his last week leading up to Passover, culminating in his death and resurrection.

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Guess Who’s Coming to the Seder?
December 22, 2009

Every year Macabbi Tel Aviv faces off against its rival, Hapoel Tel Aviv, in a soccer match. The game is filled with tension and excitement as a packed house stands and cheers non-stop for ninety minutes. Accolades and bragging rights will fall to the winner. Yet the time on the clock has run out, and […]

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A Seder To Remember
April 1, 2008
Author: Rob Wertheim

I was excited to be on the West Coast and to see my older brother Steve. Dad had been there earlier when Steve found an apartment, and had returned to New York with the good news that my brother had found a place with a nice Jewish landlady who would “keep an eye on him.” […]

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Yom Ha Shoah
March 30, 2007

Did You Know that April 15 is Holocaust Remembrance Day? It is crucial that the world not forget or minimize the evil of the Holocaust. There is truth to the saying “Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” Many have sought to deny that the Holocaust occurred, rewriting history to […]

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Passover Snippets

This year Passover begins at sundown on April 2nd. The holiday lasts for a week during which time it is appropriate to send Jewish friends and neighbors Passover greeting cards. Many scholars think that Rameses II, whose likeness is found in many of the great ruins and artifacts of ancient Egypt, was probably the Pharaoh […]

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Passover Plans

As is usual for this time of year, our missionaries have been out presenting “Christ in the Passover.” This presentation shows how Jesus celebrated the holiday, showing how the sacrifice of His body and blood would bring about true redemption from sin. It’s a beautiful presentation that displays traditions that are centuries old, yet have […]

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Jewish Facts of Life
March 1, 2007

WHAT DOES ST. PATRICK’S DAY (MARCH 17) HAVE TO DO WITH BEING JEWISH? Nothing that we know of. Still it made us wonder about the possibility of Irish Jews. Thanks to the Internet we were able to find a couple of sites to tell of this little known community: You can read about the Irish […]

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WITNESSING THIS PASSOVER

We all struggle with how best to tell our unsaved families about Jesus, and there are no easy answers. But Jewish holidays provide wonderful opportunities for witnessing. Our redemption from Egypt is so typical of the way God works His salvation plans. And the well-known theme of the lamb’s shed blood can help you explain […]

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Messianic Marching Orders, Part I

I frequently tell people that Jews for Jesus is a one-issue organization, and that issue is evangelism. That is what I like to say, but it isn’t what some people like to hear. Missions and direct evangelism are often seen as antiquated and out of step with current trends. Mission organizations and churches are tempted […]

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It Shall Be to You a Memorial
February 1, 2007
Author: Ruth Rosen

The word “memorial” has never been a favorite of mine. I always associated it with death, either by way of a quasi-funeral service or a cold piece of stone marking a grave. Even the sound of the word seemed heavy and sad. But, like so many things, that perception has changed over the years. The […]

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Bits from the Branches
May 1, 2006

Sydney Mark Landrum reports, It was a missionary’s dream. An Israeli phoned our office wanting to meet up to talk about Yeshua. Peter had already been reading about Jewish people believing in Jesus. During his recent travels in New Zealand he had stayed with a few people from ‘HIT’ (Hosting Israeli Travelers) and had received […]

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It’s Passover Time!
April 1, 2006

Passover began at sundown on April 12. It is followed by the Feast of Unleavened Bread, which lasts for a week, but the two holidays collectively are known as Passover. For more about this Festival of Redemption, check out our website: http://www.jewsforjesus.org/judaica/passover At the bottom right side of the page you’ll find a link to […]

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Jewish Roots, Jewish Savior

This month marks a timely convergence of important Jewish and Christian celebrations. Passover begins at sundown on April 12 and continues for a week that includes Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Resurrection Sunday. Passover does not always overlap with the holidays commemorating Christ’s passion but when it does, it raises an important and controversial issue […]

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The BYG* Pic

*Behold Your God is our dream of reaching every city outside of Israel with a Jewish population of 25,000 or more. This month we come to Lyon, France, the second to last city slated for a Behold Your God campaign. The city of Lyon is approximately two hours south of Paris. According to the Jewish […]

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Passover Symbols
March 15, 2006

In O.T. Accounts At Last Supper and/or in Early Church In Rabbinic Tradition In Contemporary Judaism As Applied in the Church Today BONDAGE AND EXODUS God’s dealings with Israel — yearly celebration and remembrance (Ex. 12:24-27) Freedom in Christ from Bondage of sin (Romans 6:18) “In every generation let each man look on himself as […]

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More About Passover
April 1, 2005

Passover is the Feast of Redemption, first in line of the annual Jewish feasts that God commanded the children of Israel to observe. We love the holiday as it celebrates our miracle-working, bondage-breaking God, telling how He set our ancestors free from slavery in Egypt. We also love it because our Messiah Jesus celebrated it […]

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