sukkot

A three-in-one festival
January 26, 2018
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Festivals of Light
December 1, 2009

December’s landscape is dominated by the artistry of light. In cities and suburbs, from store windows to neighborhoods strung with holiday decor, the beauty and attraction of light is wonderfully inescapable, inviting all to embrace the festive mood. Would that those lights might point beyond their own beauty to the deeper significance found in God,…

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Blow That Trumpet!
September 1, 2009

I am a trumpet player; I grew up practicing, playing and studying to become the best trumpet player I could be. While pursuing a career in orchestral performance at Boston University I was apprehended by God and called into His service. Early on I found many opportunities to play, including my time with the Liberated…

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Sukkot Celebration
October 12, 2007
Topics: sukkot

Typical Brookyn scene: vendors were selling etrogs (lemon-like fruit) and lulavs (“bouquet” of three types of foliage) on just about every corner of the neighborhood! This boy is selecting a lulav for his celebration. Karol Joseph, head of our Brooklyn branch, is shopping for an etrog and lulav as well. Jhan and Melissa Moskowitz in…

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The Holiday Driven Life
September 23, 2005
Topics: sukkot
Author: Deanne Ebner

Ah, the holy days; a phrase that brings to mind thoughts of honeycakes, sukkahs and the hope of Messiah’s return…the hope, that is, of Messiah’s very soon return, like before lunch maybe? But this time of year also carries its own unique weight in my home, combining our family’s personal traditions with the honor of…

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Portrait of Michael Sischy

Jews for Jesus, South Africa
October 1, 2004
Topics: sukkot

In 1981 The Liberated Wailing Wall came to Johannesburg and visited the University of the Witwatersrand. The opposition was so strong—with musical cables and equipment ripped up and vandalized—that it seemed like the devil did not want us Making the Messiahship of Jesus an unavoidable issue to the Jewish people of South Africa”! We returned…

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A Messianic Midrash: The Miracle at Sukkot
September 1, 2003

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

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The Scarlet Cord of Redemption
October 1, 2001
Topics: sukkot

A slim scarlet cord dangling in a window might not trigger thoughts of deliverance. That is, unless you were Rahab, a Gentile woman living in a home built into the wall of the ancient city of Jericho over three thousand years ago. Rahab’s scarlet cord was a sign to the approaching Hebrew armies to spare…

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Editor’s Note
September 1, 1999
Topics: sukkot

Last month’s Bits from the Branches” reported that Melanie Rose prayed with an electrician, Chris, to receive the Lord. She was thrilled because it was the first time in six years of working with Jews for Jesus that she had led someone to faith. What we forgot to mention, for those of you who do…

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Keeping Up with the Calendar
Topics: sukkot

Three major Jewish holidays fall this month. A note about pronunciation: There is more than one way to pronounce most of these words, depending on whether one is using Yiddish or Hebrew, and depending on the traditions where one grew up. The following pronunciations are the editor’s choice. Rosh Hashanah begins sundown, September 10 The…

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Australia: Reaching Down Under
October 1, 1998
Topics: sukkot

It was 1994. Moishe was still the executive director of Jews for Jesus and was presiding over a meeting of the Jews for Jesus Council, where the ministry’s leaders come together to strategize. Moishe asked if anyone in the room had a vision to reach the 100,000 Jewish people of Australia. Would anyone take a…

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A Challenge: To Let Yourself Grow
November 1, 1997
Topics: sukkot, peace
Author: Moishe Rosen

Dear Friends, In Bible times, those who wanted the higher view, the deeper understanding, the straighter walk with God and the energy to enjoy it followed a spiritual exercise—SACRIFICE! We no longer need those animal sacrifices because Jesus has atoned for sin. All that we have—from our salvation to sturdy shoe laces—is because God, in…

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Tabernacle of Peace
October 1, 1997
Topics: sukkot

Imagine yourself seated in a room about 7 feet square in size. The walls and roof are thatched, made of loosely woven branches of willow, myrtle and palm trees. The air is fragrant with freshly picked fruit. You look up to see fresh dates, pomegranates, bananas and grapes hanging from the ceiling. Beyond the fruit…

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Sukkot: A Promise of Living Water
September 1, 1989
Author: Fred Klett

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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The Fall Feasts of Israel

Book Title: The Fall Feasts of Israel Author: Mitch Glaser (Author), Zhava Glaser (Author) Date Published: August 8, 1987 Publisher: Moody Publishers; New edition Genre: 1. Holidays 2. Hebrew Bible (Old Testament) 3. Ritual ISBN: 978-0802425393 Reviewer: Jews for Jesus The Fall Feasts of Israel was primarily written as a resource book for the believer…

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