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Rosh Hashanah and creation

By Janneke Spruyt-den Boer 5774 years ago, God created the heavens and the earth on Rosh Hashanah. Exactly what happened is still largely to me a mystery, but I understand that `the Firstborn” (= Messiah Yeshua) had a significant share in here. “Bereshit bara Elohim et haSjamajiem ve-et haArets”, the first sentence of the Tanakh, namely...
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Cootje’s apple pie for Rosh HaShanah

On Rosh HaShanah, Jewish New Year in the synagogue the Shofar – the ramshorn is blown with the deep impressive sounds. Then I close my eyes because I like to keep them in my heart forever. After this service we eat apple with honey and the sweet round challa bread, honey cake, apple pie and...
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Child marriage a scourge for girls

Aug 04 2013 By Lisa Anderson NEW YORK (TrustLaw) – Child marriage, which steals the innocence of millions of girls worldwide and often condemns them to lives of poverty, ignorance and poor health, is one of the biggest obstacles to development, rights groups say. A girl under the age of 18 is married every three...
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Woman using her opportunities

by Elze Erwteman This is the story of a wealthy Shunammite woman that appears in the life of the prophet Elisha in a time of great poverty.We read this story in 2 Kings 4 :8-37 of the woman who lives in Shunem. Her name is not mentioned once, and when this happens we can assume...
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Comfort my people

by Cisca Mudde Who is ‘great’ enough to comfort Israel? You, who feel no need of comfort? All alone surrounded by a sea of fierce haters Cold comfort is a biting sword. Never is she allowed a moment’s rest. Driven on, uncomforted! Who will dare to console her? Most comfort appears no more than gloating....
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Hineh El Yeshuati

Intro to Dance: Hinee El Yeshuati By Michal Nobach-Bergen  Look, Yeshua, the salvation of Israël! Just look at Him, Hallelujah. Let us praise Him! How can we please Him? What we would say, if He would suddenly stand in the town visible to us smiling, with wide open arms lovingly inviting us and would call...
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Your people will prevail

In our little sukkah* I feel so much loved by You so much taken care of, enveloped in Your love. The temperature is low, my heart is warmed by You my spirit filled with awe gratefull thoughts prevail How You commanded Israel to live in succot each year to remember your lovingkindness that will never...
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