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We want to hear from you!

Welcome to our Featured Article section!… We are very excited about this special section that we’ve dedicated to our twenties community. This section will provide a platform for young twenties, just like yourself, to share your heart and your voice. We will be featuring one article a month from twenties all over the world. If […]
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In Issue 5 | Tikkun Olam Posted

We are light!

Friends, we are right now in the darkest time of the year. The days are short and dim, but we fill our souls with so much joy and love during this season. We visit and spend time with family, light candles on Hanukkah, and warm ourselves by fires. Though you are filling yourself with light at this time, […]
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In Issue 5 | Tikkun Olam Posted

Tikkun Olam and Messianic Jews

Written by Monique Brumbach Synagogue attendance and ritual observance have become less popular features of Jewish society. Interestingly, 21st century Jewry is rallying around a new center: the practice and pursuit of tikkun olam.I propose that we should pursue tikkun olam actively and tangibly through our Messianic congregations and communal institutions, and that doing so forms a stronger […]
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In Issue 5 | Tikkun Olam Posted

Tikkun Olam in Israel

Written by Shayna Michael UMJC20s committee member Israel is a special place; it is a place of rich history and biblical connections. If you’ve ever been to Israel before, especially on tour, you’ll know what I am talking about. Israel is the Land of the Bible, the Land where God chose to tell the story of His people. It is […]
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In Issue 5 | Tikkun Olam Posted

Eco-Kashrut A Fresh Way of Jewish eating and Living

The trend of being eco-friendly is quickly growing, and Judaism is definitely not lagging behind. Jews are starting to ask if their food is not only Kosher but “Eco-kosher.” Eco-kashrut combines the spiritual principles of kashrut with the ethical challenges that our modern world faces. Originally coined by Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi in the late 1970s, “EcoKashrut” makes the connection between adam, […]
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In Issue 5 | Tikkun Olam Posted

Justice as Holiness

As Messianic Jews, we have a unique obligation to pursue social justice.  This mandate is not just a hip cultural movement but is deeply connected to our spiritual lives.  The Torah makes clear that the pursuit of justice is holy work.  It is a vital part of preparing the world for the coming of Mashiach.  The Torah repeatedly […]
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In Issue 4 | From our teachers Posted

Reflections on the High Holy Days

What distinguishes the fall festivals for Messianic Jewish communities? Is it the collective hope, expressed in the Torah and the Prophets, that one day all nations will journey to Jerusalem to worship the One God? Is it the relief that comes from being purified after ten, even forty, days of soul-searching and cleansing that comes from repentance and […]
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In Issue 4 | From our teachers Posted

Riverton Mussar

The vision of the Riverton Mussar project is forged out of several years of leading a community, teaching Torah and working toward a meaningful life.  As we moved toward the end of the year 5770, a vision of the next year began to sharpen into focus.  This would be a new year of community transformation.  For several generations, our […]
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