For over 2100 years, Hanukkah has been an important celebration for the Jewish people. But despite the misconceptions, it’s not the Jewish version of Christmas, nor is it just about dreidels and chocolate coins. Hanukkah is a historical epic of the likes of William Wallace and Braveheart. But to fully appreciate this story, we need
The High Holy Days are upon us, and for many Christians, that means very little. Many Christians follow liturgical calendars, which have little to no connection with the Jewish calendar. So why does it matter? The Levitical Feasts are not just for Israel, they are for all of God’s people. As the illustrated guide demonstrates,
The Gospel of John records that Jesus Himself observed Chanukah, and on one particular occasion, a heated discussion took place with a couple of physical threats. What about Chanukah incited the crowds to practically attack Jesus? Justin Hibbard, director of Christianity is Jewish, explains in this episode – part 2 on our series of Chanukah.
Justin Hibbard, Director of Christianity is Jewish, begins our three-part series on Chanukah with a look of the history surrounding this important festival. In this episode we look at the history all the way back from the time of Daniel and the significant events that led up to Chanukah. Learn about why Antiochus Epiphanes acted
In part 2 of our series on The Bread and the Cup, Justin Hibbard, Director of Christianity is Jewish, talks about the Cup of Redemption. Learn about the four cups of Passover and their significance and why Jesus used the third cup to refer to the New Covenant in His blood.
In part 1 of this series on the Bread and the Cup, Justin Hibbard, Director of Christianity is Jewish, discusses the origin of the bread that we eat during communion. Which part of the Passover Seder did Jesus use to refer to His body? What is significant about the Afikoman, and how does it serve