Sukkot and Deuteronomy 32

Sukkot and Deuteronomy 32

By Shelley Neese We are in the middle of the High Holidays on the Jewish calendar. Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur have come and gone and Sukkot, also known as the Feast of Tabernacles, begins this Sunday night on October 13th. According to Jewish tradition, on the...
The Messiah and Shavuot

The Messiah and Shavuot

By Shelley Neese The holiday of Shavuot is upon us. It begins Saturday evening on June 8th and ends the evening of June 10th.  If you haven’t heard of the Biblical holiday of Shavuot, that’s probably because you are more familiar with its Greek name: Pentecost. On...
Passover and Christians

Passover and Christians

In Exodus 13, the Bible presents a holy script for the holiday of Passover. Essentially, God designed a ritual which makes certain that the Jews institute the Exodus in their collective memory. Their Egypt experience binds them as a people who share a history of...