It’s the holiest day of the Jewish year. Jonathan Bernis and Ezra Benjamin discuss Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement. Join them as they share their personal stories of observing this important day and reveal its powerful connection to your New Covenant faith. You’ll learn the significance of the holy day and how this “appointed time of the Lord” is not only a memorial but also points to the prophetic return of the Messiah.
September 18, 2020
For those curious about the Jewish roots of faith in Jesus, the biblical Feasts of Israel are an excellent place to start. What do we mean by Jewish roots? The Bible, from Genesis to Revelation, is one cohesive message from God to mankind. The history of Israel and God’s relationship with her is relevant for all Believers, whether we’re Jewish or Gentile, because the New Testament builds upon the established foundation of the Old. Jesus’ life, death and resurrection are loaded with mirrored r...Read More
September 18, 2020
The New Year is like a reset button. It’s a specific day when you can start fresh with renewed commitment and energy toward goals and dreams. The practice of making New Year’s resolutions has been around for thousands of years. Some of the most common ones have to do with losing weight, exercising more, saving money, breaking bad habits and learning something new. Annual inventories Each day is a new beginning, yet, we can easily get lost in its ordinariness and lose sight of this gift. So...Read More
Discover what the first of the Jewish Fall Feasts – Rosh Hashanah – means to you as a Believer. Rabbi Jonathan and Ezra reveal how the Fall Feasts are not merely Jewish holidays but are also prophetic events relevant to the whole world. Learn how the Feasts of the Old Testament provide a backdrop for Christians and Jewish people alike to understand the full significance of what Yeshua (Jesus) has done for us. See how the Christian and Jewish celebrations together create a divine universal calendar. Find out why Rosh Hashanah is also called the Feast of Trumpets and why the shofar is an important instrument of worship.
August 11, 2020
Coming September 1, 2020! A brand-new podcast from Jewish Voice: A Jew & A Gentile Discuss One is Jewish. One is Gentile. Both believe in Jesus. Ezra Benjamin and Carly Berna from the Jewish Voice team join up on a podcast to explore life, faith and current events from a biblical viewpoint. And with their different religious backgrounds, they’re going to disagree on some points. You won’t hear this kind of thing in your church or Bible study. Nothing’s off-limits on A Jew &...Read More
Join Jonathan and Ezra for a fascinating look at the mezuzah. Discover why it is not merely a decorative adornment for the doorposts of Jewish homes, but a deep declaration with eternal significance. You’ll gain insight into the historical and cultural roots surrounding this Jewish tradition and see why the custom has endured throughout generations. You’ll learn why the Scriptures contained in a mezuzah apply to you as well as practical ways you can incorporate its symbolism to honor God and claim blessing over your home and loved ones.
June 04, 2020
Long ago, if you asked a Jewish mystic about tikkun olam, he might tell you stories – beautiful stories of an inverted tree, suspended between heaven and earth, its roots drawing God’s goodness like sap that flows through the trunk and into the branches that stretch into our world. He might tell you a story of vessels so full of divine light that they burst and spread sparks across the earth. The mystic might say that it is up to each of us to repair the world (tikkun olam) by gathering these sp...Read More
April 28, 2020
Shall a nation be brought forth in one moment? By God’s miraculous hand, yes. Isaiah 66:8 prophesied the miraculous, overnight rebirth of Israel as a nation. On May 14, 1948, it came true. The Zionist Movement, however, was active for decades before then. Jewish people around the globe stirred with a passion for returning to the Land God had given them in His promise to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. The cause gained support from various governments and officials. The region that was once Israe...Read More
April 15, 2020
“…Each man is to take a lamb for his family… They are to take the blood and put it on the two doorposts and on the crossbeam of the houses… When I see the blood, I will pass over you. So there will be no plague among you to destroy you when I strike the land of Egypt” (Exodus 12: 3, 7, 13). Passover is the most important Jewish holiday of the year. For the Israelites, Passover led to a new relationship with God as He demonstrated His call upon the Jewish people to be a nation unto Him. G...Read More
April 14, 2020
“…Do this so that all the days of your life you will remember the day when you came out from the land of Egypt” (Deuteronomy 16:3). Passover was a watershed event for Israel. God brought them out of bondage by His mighty hand to fulfill His promises to their forefathers. He commanded them to commemorate Passover every year, throughout every generation and forever, so that they would always remember what He did for them. During centuries of slavery, Israel had become a vast nation of peop...Read More