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May 16, 2024 Daniel Gordan

Noble Moses

Often, a person asks God for one thing but does not receive exactly what is desired. However, after people analyze God’s answers to their prayers, they discover that God is wise and all-powerful.…
May 15, 2024 Erin Parfet

Israel Defense Forces

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) emerged from various pre-existing Jewish armed organizations and played a pivotal role in several significant conflicts, the War of Independence, the Six-Day War and…
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Yom Ha’atzmaut

May 09, 2024 Erin Parfet
Yom Ha’atzmaut in Hebrew, or Israel’s Independence Day in English, is a festive day of jubilation commemorating Israeli independence from British rule. It occurred eight hours before the end of the British Mandate of Palestine. In this historic…
The End of Evil

The End of Evil

May 09, 2024 Daniel Gordan
Revelation 20 It is time to unpack the dramatic events foretold in Revelation 20. We will talk about the final victory over evil, from the binding of Satan to the final judgment at the great white throne. We will examine the significance of Satan’s…
The Final Battle: Victory of the Messiah

The Final Battle: Victory of the Messiah

May 03, 2024 Daniel Gordan
Revelation 19 In Revelation 19, we witness the climactic battle between good and evil, culminating in the triumphant return of the Messiah. Join us as we explore this epic battle scene and the ultimate defeat of the beast and the false prophet. We…
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Yom HaShoah

May 01, 2024 Erin Parfet
Yom HaShoah Ve-Hagevurah, often shortened to Yom HaShoah, is a day of remembrance observed globally by the Jewish people. In English, it is known as Holocaust Remembrance Day. The solemn occasion often begins with an official state ceremony in Yad…
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Gefilte Fish

Apr 24, 2024 Erin Parfet
Gefilte fish, which means “filled”or "stuffed” fish, is essentially any combination of seasoned carp, pike, whitefish, mullet, or perch-based meatloaf. It is most frequently consumed on the Shabbat in Orthodox households because cooking and lighting…
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Charoset

Apr 17, 2024 Erin Parfet
Charoset, a traditional dish served during the Passover Seder, offers a delightful range of flavors. Generally sweet, sometimes more savory, and flavorful, with a kaleidoscope of recipe variations available and permissible to suit a variety of…

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Jewish Leap Year

Unlike the leap year in the Gregorian calendar, which is limited to adding one day at the end of February to compensate for imprecise astronomical…
Erin Parfet

Jesus the Jew

An interesting story happened more than 100 years ago in Germany. Rabbi Abraham Geiger presented a book that described Jesus in the context of…
Alexander Bolotnikov
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Tu BiSh’vat

When God led Adam around the Garden of Eden, God said, ‘Look at My works. See how beautiful they are! How excellent! For your sake, I created them…
Erin Parfet

Hanerot Hallalu

The Hanerot Hallalu (“these candles”) often proceeds Chanukah candle lighting and blessings partaken in during synagogue services or even in the…
Erin Parfet

Blessing Over the Children

A beautiful tradition that many Jewish families or perhaps even congregations embrace is the blessing of their children on Friday nights as Shabbat…
Erin Parfet

Commandments of the Teacher and My Life

We studied the commandments of the Teacher and found that they were part of the New Covenant. We talked about the relevance of the Torah, correct…
Daniel Gordan

Beseech the Lord of the Harvest!

In the Gospel, there are the words of Yeshua, "Beseech the Lord of the Harvest!" Discover the deeper meaning behind this timeless teaching and…
Daniel Gordan

Building on The Rock. Lecture 16

As the Teacher vividly describes the storms of life—rain, floods, and winds—His message resonates with everyone facing challenges and trials. By…
Daniel Gordan

The Wide and Narrow. Lecture 15

The Teacher urges everyone to seek the narrow gate, representing a life of righteousness and spiritual growth that, though challenging to follow,…
Daniel Gordan

Tisha B’av

Tisha B’av is a Jewish holiday marked by communal mourning for the destruction of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem. It occurs on the 9th day of the month…
Erin Parfet

Enjoy the Archives

Unlocking the Doors of Blessings

Unlocking the Doors of Blessings. Lecture 14

Yeshua says, "Ask, and it shall be given to you. Seek, and you shall find. Knock, and it shall be opened to you" (Matt. 7:7 TLV). Let us study this text together!
Daniel Gordan

Not to Abolish but to Fulfill. Lecture 4

In contemporary Christian belief, there is a widespread notion that the Law of Moses has been nullified or invalidated. However, Yeshua's assertion in Matthew 5:17…
Daniel Gordan
Commandments of the Teacher and My Life

Commandments of the Teacher and My Life

We studied the commandments of the Teacher and found that they were part of the New Covenant. We talked about the relevance of the Torah, correct motivation, the Lord’s…
Daniel Gordan

Everyone Who Looks. Lecture 6

The book of Sirach 9:8 reads, "Turn away your eyes from a shapely woman, and do not gaze at beauty belonging to another" (NRSV). Yeshua is even more radical; in Matthew…
Daniel Gordan
In the Way You Judge

In the Way You Judge. Lecture 13

Dive into the timeless teachings of Matthew 7:1-5 and explore the profound concept of non-judgment, learning to refrain from passing judgments on others. Discover the…
Daniel Gordan

Secret Righteousness. Lecture 9

The desire for societal acceptance is a prevalent motive among individuals, stemming from various factors. It is expected that the righteousness exhibited by disciples…
Daniel Gordan

Vows and Non-Resistance. Lecture 8

Yeshua prohibited vows. What does it mean? How do I practice that? What if the government wants me to do that? Why did Yeshua command us to be non-resistant?
Daniel Gordan

The Currency of Righteousness. Lecture 11

In this lecture, we will focus on Yeshua's message about the dangers of being consumed by material wealth. Yeshua imparts a powerful lesson, emphasizing that true…
Daniel Gordan

The Lord's Prayer. Lecture 10

I often ask people, "How much of the Lord's Prayer is about our daily needs?" Surprisingly, many of the people I ask say, "It's a big part," or even "It's the most…
Daniel Gordan

Servants of the Covenant. Lecture 3

Yeshua employed a renowned symbol, salt, to make a comparison with His disciples. What spiritual insights can be gleaned from this analogy?
Daniel Gordan

Yeshua and Moshe. Lecture 1

By watching this lecture, you can gain insights into the practical significance of the parallels between the Sermon on the Mount and the Mosaic Covenant.
Daniel Gordan

Divorce. Lecture 7

Very often, people say that Moses allowed divorce. Did he really allow that? What are the apodictic and casuistic types of law material? How does it influence our…
Daniel Gordan

The Wide and Narrow. Lecture 15

The Teacher urges everyone to seek the narrow gate, representing a life of righteousness and spiritual growth that, though challenging to follow, ultimately leads to…
Daniel Gordan

You Shall Not Murder. Lecture 5

Within this lecture, our focal point will be directed towards specific elements encompassing murder, the altar, one's brother, and offerings, all of which are found in…
Daniel Gordan

Blessings of the Covenant. Lecture 2

Within the Mosaic Covenant, a multitude of blessings and curses are found as a continuation of its main provisions. In a similar fashion, the Sermon on the Mount, which…
Daniel Gordan

Pagan Anxiety. Lecture 12

In Matthew 6:25, Yeshua says, “Do not worry about your life." Discover how trusting God enables us to overcome anxiety as we learn to prioritize life's true meaning…
Daniel Gordan

Building on The Rock. Lecture 16

As the Teacher vividly describes the storms of life—rain, floods, and winds—His message resonates with everyone facing challenges and trials. By encouraging a life of…
Daniel Gordan

Beseech the Lord of the Harvest!

In the Gospel, there are the words of Yeshua, "Beseech the Lord of the Harvest!" Discover the deeper meaning behind this timeless teaching and explore its significance…
Daniel Gordan
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