Community Blogs

Blog articles written by Israeli believers, and sometimes guest contributors from other countries, related to a variety of topics such as world events, Israeli politics, life in Israel, family and children, tourism, and biblical teachings.

What is Messianic Judaism? What it is not?

Ron writes, "The Messianic Jewish movement is a prophetic sign to both the global Church and the Jewish people. Much of the Church had embraced replacement theology, believing that God was finished with Israel forever."

Reflections of redemption in Nisan, Part 4

Hannah writes, "We saw in Parts 2 and 3 how Yeshua fulfilled the composite picture portrayed by the Lambs of Nisan. Now we will see how the Passover lamb relates to Yeshua as Israel’s King, in a double fulfillment of Nisan traditions."

Pretzels for Passover

Moshe writes, "There is a lovely Jewish custom that is connected to the process of cleaning and preparing the home for Passover. It is called the search for the leaven."

The Passover cup of salvation

"On the night of Passover, we raise the Passover cup and lift our voices to sing the Hallel(praises). Within its ancient words a mystery of the Passover is revealed as David said..."

The prophetic Passover lamb

Moran writes, "In honor of Passover, which begins Friday night at sundown, this week’s reading is the amazing story of Israel’s miraculous redemption from the hands of the Egyptians."

Open the doors of your life

Eric writes, "Have you ever been reading through verses in the Bible that you have read over and over and suddenly a word or a phrase jumps off the page and seems to speak directly to you?"

The 6th Israel Business Forum – Experiencing Transformation!

The 6th Israel Business Forum produced by Israel Firstfruits Center, in partnership with E.L.Y Israel, took place on March 10-16.

The quest for Jewish authenticity

Daniel writes, "Sometimes, the quest for authenticity focuses on the imagined Jewish visitor... What is our motivation? Are we seeking to honor Yeshua or gain acceptance within the Jewish community?"

Pray for single parents

Aaron writes, "This last week my wife joined her father for a trip to Russia to see some relatives, leaving me to look after our two sons by myself. I learned many lessons from this experience and some of them would be hard to put into words, but here are some basics."

Reflections of redemption in Nisan, Part 3

As noted in Part 1, immediately following the first command to Israel as a nation (Exod.12:2) – which is more like a...