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Exploring the Jewish High Holy Days

When most Christians think of the “holiday season,” they think of the Christmas season—the stretch of time beginning around Thanksgiving and ending with the New Year. But for Jews, “holiday season” comes a bit earlier in the year: the High Holy Days, a period of repentence and reflection that includes the holidays of Rosh Hashanah […]

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Reminder: “Holy Land Moments” Devotional Begins Soon!

The season of Passover is April 22-30, 2016.Browse resources for Passover in the Bible Gateway Store. In just a few days, we launch our newest devotional: Holy Land Moments, a devotional experience that explores the Jewish roots of Scripture and faith! There’s still time to sign up—click here to do so. Holy Land Moments runs […]

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Recapturing the Jewish Roots of God’s Word: Tree of Life Version of the Bible Now Available on Bible Gateway

We’ve just added a new Bible to our online library: the Tree of Life Version! The Tree of Life Version, produced by the Baker Publishing Group and the Messianic Jewish Family Bible Society, invites Christians to explore and understand the Jewish worldview. It began as a seemingly simple project with the idea of using the […]

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Tu Bishvat and the call to generosity with your harvest

This week marks the commemoration of Tu Bishvat, a Jewish holiday associated with trees, nature, and tithing. While it’s likely not a holiday familiar to most Christians, it does provide a good opportunity to delve into some lesser-known Bible passages about an important topic: generosity with our resources.

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