By Eli Leon and News Agencies.. Palestinian weekly Al-Manar reports that a group of Yemeni Jews arrived in Tel Aviv via Doha on a Qatari flight • Efforts to bring Yemeni Jews apparently involve a number of government offices, MKs and Shas party. Israel is working to bring the remnants of the Jewish community in Yemen to Israel, the Iranian news agency Fars reported on Sunday (January 27th, 2013). (more…)
Posts Tagged ‘jewish roots’
By Israel Today Staff.. An international law expert has explained that even from a secular point of view, Israel has every right to settle Jews in Judea and Samaria, those territories that the world calls the “West Bank” and which the Palestinian Arabs claim as their sovereign homeland. (more…)
By WJC.. In what will be seen as a highly controversial ruling among the relatively small Jewish and Muslim communities in Poland, ritual slaughter of animals will be banned from 31 December. The court was convened after Attorney General Andrzej Seremet was petitioned to investigate Jewish shechita and Muslim dhabiha slaughtering methods, mainly used for meat exports, by animal rights groups. (more…)
This century has witnessed the development of church movements in support for Israel. Although others have argued that support for Israel continues to dwindle within the evangelical church, it is certain that there is more concern for Israel now than in early church history. Only a few centuries ago, Jews were considered among the worst enemies of the faith. Nowadays few Christians are concerned with what Jews believe. There is much concern instead for them as a people related to the Bible.
HAS THE ARK OF THE COVENANT BEEN DISCOVERED?
By Dr. William C. Varner.. The end of the Old Testament period brought a different world to the Jewish people than what they had been used to experiencing. Not the least of these changes involved the loss of their independence and the destruction of their Temple. As we begin our consideration of the Messianic promise during the time between the testaments, it is good to pause and attempt to answer a question that I am often asked—the whereabouts of the Ark of the Covenant. (more…)
Joseph Shulam, Hidden Treasures: the First Century Jewish Way of Understanding the Scriptures. Netivyah Bible Instruction Ministry (distr.: Messianic Jewish Publishers)
Joseph Shulam is head of “Netivyah Bible Instruction Ministry” in Jerusalem and pastor of a Messianic congregation. For years, he has been working on a series of commentaries on the Jewish roots of the New Testament, using rabbinic sources. In Hidden Treasures he pleads for a hermeneutics that does justice to the Jewish character of the Bible, both Old and New Testament. (more…)
On a long car journey the signs are there to guide us but we are not to fix our eyes on them lest we crash by our eyes being taken off the task at hand. Signposts enable us to reach the desired goal. As we explore some recent historical signposts with Lance may it point us towards the desired goal. (more…)
By Lance Lambert.. This extends from the rise of Antiochus Epiphanes in 175 BC to Pompey’s conquest of the Promised Land in 63 BC, a period of 112 years. We come now to the person of Antiochus Epiphanes, whose policy and character dominate this period. (more…)
Lance Lambert… We come now to a brief survey of the history of this period, dwelling particularly upon the time of Antiochus Epiphanes and the Macabees. Zerubbabel was the last of the royal princes of the House of David to take any office. The actual Throne of David became vacant when King Zedekiah was taken into exile in 586BC; there was no rightful, legal king or prince in Israel until Christ was born. (more…)