Jesus “Used to Be Jewish”? That’s Not What the Gospels Say

By Bernard Starr / HuffPost.com When I interview Christians and Jews, I repeatedly hear “everyone knows Jesus was Jewish.” But when I dig deeper, I discover that “everyone knows Jesus was Jewish” really means “He used to be Jewish.” Many believe that Jesus was born Christian and that He launched a new religion. For example, … Continue reading Jesus “Used to Be Jewish”? That’s Not What the Gospels Say

MAJOR DEVELOPMENT: Knesset Panel Passes Jewish State Bill

A bill officially defining the nation of Israel as a Jewish state—something that has eluded Knesset lawmakers since the country's inception—has just passed a key Knesset committee and now goes on to the full Knesset chamber this week for the first of three votes.  The significance of its potential passage cannot be understated. This Jewish-state bill … Continue reading MAJOR DEVELOPMENT: Knesset Panel Passes Jewish State Bill

In Growing Trend, Christians Taking On Biblical High Holidays of Rosh Hashana, Yom Kippur

“Speak to B’nei Yisrael and say to them: These are My fixed times, the fixed times of Hashem, which you shall proclaim as sacred occasions.” Leviticus 23:2 (The Israel Bible™)   The growing phenomenon of Christians observing the Biblical holidays is bringing Jews and Christians closer while helping to eliminate anti-Jewish replacement theology. This phenomenon is … Continue reading In Growing Trend, Christians Taking On Biblical High Holidays of Rosh Hashana, Yom Kippur

With ISIS in Retreat, Assyrian Christian Community Seeks Return to Ancestral Nineveh

“Arise go unto Ninveh that great city and make unto it the proclamation that I bid thee.” Jonah 3:2 (The Israel Bible™) With Iraqi forces on the march to liberate Mosul from the grips of the Islamic State, Iraq’s beleaguered Assyrian Christians have renewed hopes of returning to their ancestral homeland in the Nineveh Plains … Continue reading With ISIS in Retreat, Assyrian Christian Community Seeks Return to Ancestral Nineveh

Millions Of Jews Have Begun Searching For The Messiah, Atonement

At sundown, we begin Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement. This is the highest holy day on the Jewish calendar, and one of great Biblical and historic and cultural importance to my people. I so wish I was home with Lynn and our sons in Israel tonight. Instead, I am in the U.S. speaking at … Continue reading Millions Of Jews Have Begun Searching For The Messiah, Atonement

‘Govt. to Split Jerusalem – Where are the Rabbis?’

Rabbi Yisrael Ariel wonders at fellow rabbis’ silence over plan to give away Jerusalem holy sites. The government is planning to cede several sites in ancient Jerusalem to Muslim and Christian ownership, and Israel’s rabbis remain silent, Rabbi Yisrael Ariel has accused. “There is a terrible plan, called the ‘holy basin,’ to split Jerusalem between Christians, … Continue reading ‘Govt. to Split Jerusalem – Where are the Rabbis?’