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Leaders Remember Marc Chopinsky, Worship Leader and Man of G-d

Friends and family gathered in Haifa, Israel in October of 2018 to bury Marc Chopinsky. A man dear to the Messianic Jewish movement and to believers around the world, tears of joy and mourning accompanied the worship music athis service, which included songs written by Marc himself.According to service attendee Ron Cantor it had not

Passover in Israel—You Either Love it or Hate it

For many Israelis, Passover holds little or no religious significance. Whatever their ethnic or religious back- ground, from their perspective, the Haggadah is nothing more than a legend accompanied by traditions that help to maintain Jewish culture and identity. From the Seder plate and Afikomen to Elijah’s chair, the entire celebration for them is more

The Paul Liberman Scholarship Winner

Each year, two deserving students are awarded the Paul Liberman Messianic Jewish Studies Scholarship who are enrolled in an approved Messianic Jewish Studies (MJS) program. In our last issue, we profiled the first recipient Matthew Temple. This is a profile of Jared Eaton, the second of the two winners this year. Eaton grew up in

Despite Recent Setbacks, the Alliance for Israel Advocacy Remains Upbeat

The Alliance for Israel Advocacy (AIA) suffered two major setbacks this November in their ongoing efforts to support and publicize Israel’s Biblical claim to inhabit the Land. First, the Democratic Party—widely considered to be much less supportive of Israeli causes—regained the U.S. House majority after the November midterm elections. The second setback, and perhaps the

Dennis Karp - A Servant and a Leader

Raised in a Jewish home, within the Washington, D.C. area, Dennis Karp knew the meaning of the Sabbath and the reverent time set apart to honor that almost 25 hour holy-day. Each Friday night and Saturday morning Dennis and his family became involved in their Synagogue. Dennis also attended the Jewish holy-day services and was

Friends to Israel: Ohio Messianic Center and Prayer Network

Sar Shalom Center, home to Sar Shalom Messianic Congregation in North Central Ohio, hosted Israeli Knesset Deputy Speaker Hilik Bar on October 6, 2018, for a “Stand with Israel” event in honor of the 70th anniversary of Israel’s rebirth. Knesset Deputy Speaker Lauds Ohio. As second in charge of the 120-member Israeli parliament, Deputy Speaker

Messianic Jewish Bible Institute

The MJBI banquet commenced with the blast of the shofar, followed by Israeli believer, Ron Cantor, wel- coming the guests and ushering in the evening celebrating the work of MJBI through ministry updates and showcasing the educational work accomplished throughout the world. Guests were also treated to an extraordinary evening of fellowship with like-minded supporters

The Ultimate Battle for Religious Freedom

“In the second century BCE, a remnant of the army of Alexander the Great had come to dominate the Jews then living in their own land. In an effort to consolidate his power and to impose a cultural uniformity on his subjects, the Syrian-Greek ruler Antiochus Epiphanes insisted that the Jews worship him as the rest of his subjects did and demanded that a statue of himself be erected in the Jews’ Temple in Jerusalem. A family of priests known as the Hasmoneans (who came to call themselves the Maccabees) rebelled against Antiochus. Though they were far outnumbered, this guerilla band fought valiantly and defeated the oppressor’s army…

Chagall: More (or Less?) than Meets the Eye. . .

If you are reading this article looking for proof-positive evidence that Chagall believed in Yeshua as Messiah and Savior, perhaps you should skip this page. The question—did he, or didn’t he—when asked whether Chagall had a personal belief in Yeshua, has been the source of both scholarly as well as amateur interpretation. The question invites research as well as heartache. This author does not intend to provide an all-inclusive answer that will bring closure to the argument forever, because it’s actually not possible. Interpreting art is both subjective and objective, and in the case of Jewish art, four sincere researchers will provide at least five answers.

The Jewish Path Walking in the Land

Ask an Israeli about an important event in his or her life, a marriage, career change or the birth or death of a loved one, and you are likely to hear it described in terms of its relationship to a crisis, a war or disaster. Consider ,דוד דגיםthe not uncommon testimony of the English-language web

Music in Israeli Culture and the “Kamti” Approach

The roots of music can be traced to creation when the “morning stars sang” the most touching comment came from a Holocaust survivor following a 2013 (Job 38:7). Since then, music has become an integral part of every people and culture. One of the wonders of the Tenach is how it was preserved by word of mouth

The Paul Liberman Scholarship Winner

Each year, two deserving students who are enrolled in an approved Messianic that point, Temple decided that he would attend that school to become a Church. Jewish Studies (MJS) program, are awarded the Paul Liberman Messianic Jewish Studies Scholarship. This is a profile of Matthew Temple, one of this year’s winners. Originally from Baltimore Maryland, Temple was raised in West Palm Beach Florida by his mother in a non-religious home. He reported that his teenage years were spent as a hard-rock musician, playing in clubs and bars by the age of 16. He dropped out of high school and by the time he was 17, he was kicked out of his home.