Messianic Pesach Guide

This four page Messianic Pesach Guide (Passover Guide) provides a quick over-view about this Biblical Feast Day and why we observe and celebrate it today. It is not a Haggadah but a search on the internet will provide many traditional Jewish Passover Haggadahs and you can find Messianic versions also. Pesach, pronounced pay-sock, is the [Read On]

Understand and Celebrate Purim

Purim is just around the corner and I’ve put together a variety of resources to help you understand and celebrate Purim.  What is Purim? It is a Hebrew word that is pronounced “pur-eem” and it comes from a Persian word for lots, as in casting lots. This is the Jewish holiday that remembers (zachar) and [Read On]

Yom Teruah Thoughts

We came across this article and found it to be very interesting. Avram shares many interesting thoughts about what scripture has to say concerning Yom Teruah. He also shares some ideas contrary to many popular Messianic and Torah opinions. We don’t necessarily agree or endorse everything that he has written but we believe it is [Read On]

How to Make Large Outdoor Menorah

Last year (2011) I told Avi that I would like a large outdoor menorah to put in our yard for Chanukkah. When we were at Sukkot last year, friends (the Jennings Family) brought a large outdoor 7 branched menorah that they had made. We both liked it and said we should make one to use [Read On]

Dreidel – Springboard for Learning the Hebrew Aleph Bet

Did you know that you can use the simple children’s top we call a “dreidel” as a springboard for learning the Hebrew Aleph Bet? It’s a great way to start learning the letters of the Hebrew alphabet or “aleph bet.” The simple spinning top that in Hebrew is called a sevivon and in yiddish a [Read On]

Sukkot Celebration Ideas

  Sukkot or the Feast of Tabernacles is the last of the Feast celebrations for the Biblical year. It usually occurs sometime during the month of October, depending on the beginning of each new Biblical year. Scripture tells us to build sukkahs and to live in them for eight days. Having just finished celebrating this [Read On]

Sukkot Banners: Rejoice!

Fabric banners can be used as a visual display of our beliefs and faith. I like to make them for both the inside of our home and those that can be used out-of-doors too. I want to share with you our two Sukkot Banners: Rejoice and Yahweh. Both of these banners were made to be [Read On]

Childrens Chanukkah Craft Ideas

Here are a variety of childrens chanukkah craft ideas that we found online at: Arts Helping Children Below you will find Chanukkah Crafts Arts and Crafts Projects Ideas for your Kids….Many Hanukkah Crafts for your Children How to Make Hanukkah Dreidel Gift Boxes Step by Step – These Hanukkah dreidel gift boxes are fun to make [Read On]

The Origin of the Dreidel

This is a reprint of the article entitled, Dreidel by Rabbi David Golinkin. See bottom of the article for complete credits. The well-known Hanukkah symbol has European roots. By Rabbi David Golinkin Most of the laws of Hanukkah are related to the lighting of the menorah or hanukkiyah; however, in this article we shall describe some of [Read On]

Chanukkah Info Search Answers

Here are the answers to Parts 1 and 3 of the Chanukkah Info Search. The questions for Part 2 have many possible answers. They were included as study questions to spark research, discussion and prayer. Part One 1.   In what historical books can we find the story of Chanukkah ? The main references are: 1 Maccabees [Read On]

Chanukkah Info Search

The Chanukkah Info Search is a learning and discovery activity for adults, teens or families so that you can learn more about this Hebraic Holiday. Part One 1.   In what historical books can we find the story of Chanukkah ? 2.   What is the Apocrypha? 3.   How often will there be a Rosh Chodesh (New Moon) on the [Read On]

Chanukkah – How Do You Spell It?

Did you ever notice that people spell the word Chanukkah many different ways? Did you ever wonder why? Well I did, and I went looking for the answer to why there are different hanukkah spellings that are used in the English language, this is what I learned. Chanukkah is a Hebrew word meaning Dedication. When [Read On]

The Miracle of the Oil and Remnant

This article, The Miracle of the Oil and the Remnant is a reprint of the original article by James Scott Trimm ~ from the book: Channukah and the Last Days. It is presented here in its entirety and you can find the original article web address at the conclusion of the article text. We include [Read On]

Wearing Sackcloth Tunic for Yom Kippurim Part 2

WOW, talk about Affliction!!! Avi and I both wore our garments of affliction for Yom Kippurim this year and it was quite an experience. If someone would have told me 2 years ago, that I would wear a sackcloth tunic for a whole 24 hours for Yom Kippurim, I would have told them they were [Read On]

Making A Sackcloth Tunic for Yom Kippurim Part 1

This year (2011) we are going to do something different to observe and celebrate the Biblical Feast of Yom Kippurim. We are not going to put on white linen as usual this year. Instead I am going to be making a sackcloth tunic, as a Garment of Affliction, and we will wear them for 24 [Read On]