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Category Archives: Back to the Jewish Roots

Feast of Weeks: delivered in order to become dependent


Heavenly present In a short, intensivce course of 50 days Israel got prepared in order to receive a heavenly present. Those 50 days started with the exodus from Egypt. A literally killing life of slavery and the ten great kicks (plagues) with which the Lord delivered Israel made a heavy impression, both on us and...
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Eshet Chayil (Woman of Valor) and Hanukkah


Incentive The text in Proverbs 31: 10-31 is the song Eshet Chayil, a song to the Strong Woman of Valor of the home, which in Jewish tradition is sung at the celebration of Shabbat on Friday evening. It has inspired me endlessly. The mystical side of the song is the meaning of the text that...
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Your Wedding Clothes


Shalom dear children, Our Messiah Yeshua tells a story about the Kingdom of Heaven, the Kingdom of Adonai. You will find it in In Matthew 22. We are now in the last month of the Jewish year: Elul. In Judaism this month Elul is a month to be aware of the wrong things in our...
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Rosh HaShanah: getting used to G-d’s Presence


Liberation Rosh Hashana starts this year on Friday evening September 18 after sunset. The month of Tishri is the seventh month of the Jewish calendar year. Once it was the first month and that is why the first of the three autumn festivals is called: Israeli New Year, Rosh Hashanah. But since the Exodus from...
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Sheepish


David the Shepherd In the Bible you come across leaders such as King David and some prophets who were shepherds. It turns out to be a very good background for dealing with people. We are not compared to sheep for nothing, we have a lot in common with sheep. Take David to start with. Samuel...
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Introducing the G-d of Torah


A very interesting Jewish scholar is the historian Dennis Prager who has written a book in which he also analyzes the Torah in a rational way. (see below). Moshe Dann writes about this book in the Jerusalem Post of June 10, 2019 citing Prager: “The God introduced in the Torah is the first God in...
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Cultural Zionism against anti-Semitism


Cultural Zionism against anti-Semitism by Elze Erwteman The Simon Wiesenthal center recently offered ex-president Obama a copy of a letter signed by Adolf Hitler in 1919 and known as “The Hitler Letter”. In this he stated his hatred of the Jews and his plans for the total “removal of the Jews” from the face of...
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Sleep well!


When we are going to sleep it is important that we have peace and quiet in our soul. The Jewish tradition has provided us with spiritual preparation in order to have a good and peaceful sleep. In some prayerbooks or sidduriem we find the following texts: 1.    First we should have free time of prayer....
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Faith and daily life, 4. family with teenagers


  In a group of families with teenagers we discussed two questions: Question 1: Besides the Messiah Yeshua we have also come to know the Torah in a new way. In what way has this influenced your daily life? Instead of celebrating the Sunday, we now celebrate Shabbat and the Biblical Feasts. This has provided...
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Faith and daily life 3. Young family


  1. Besides the Messiah Yeshua we have also come to know the Torah in a new way. In what way has this influenced your daily life? A huge influence! Positive, but not always easy. The women in the discussion group explain that it changes everything and everything happens in G’ds time. Like not participating...
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