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“… out of Tziyon will go forth Torah, the word of ADONAI from Yerushalayim.”
(Isaiah 2:3)
Jew and Gentile (Synagogue and Church), one in Messiah. (Ephesians 2:14)
“For He is our peace, Who made both one, and broke down the middle wall of partition, …”

If your life is not in jeopardy for what you believe, you’re probably on the wrong side!
If you don’t believe Genesis 1:1-11:32, how can you possibly believe John 3:16?
“Indeed, all who want to live a godly life united with the Messiah Yeshua will be persecuted.” (2Tim 3:12)
It is what you actually believe that determines how you walk out your faith, “but avoid stupid controversies, genealogies, quarrels and fights about the Torah; because they are worthless and futile.” (Titus 3:9)

Please Note: Absolutely nothing on this website should be taken as anti-Church or anti-Rabbinic. I am not anti-anything or anyone. I am only pro-Torah and pro-Truth (see “Philosophy”), but sometimes the Truth upsets our long-held beliefs. I know it certainly upset mine! For example, see “Why Isn’t My Theology Consistent Throughout the Website?”

Moadim (Holy Days)[1]
God’s Appointed Times

Leviticus 23: These are My feasts

God said, “Let there be lights in the dome of the sky to divide the day from the night; let them be for signs, seasons, days, and years; and let them be for lights in the dome of the sky to give light to the earth"; and that is how it was. (Gen 1:14-15)

Old English capital letter In the Torah [Leviticus 23] God has decreed seven “appointed times” for all His people, both Jew and non-Jew, to appear before Him in corporate holy assembly: Shabbat, Pesach, Matzah, Firstfruits, Shavuot, Yom Kippur, and Sukkot. He said that these are to be the “designated times of Yehovah that you are to proclaim as holy convocations” and that they are to be observed by all His people as “a permanent regulation, generation after generation.” (To these, the Jewish people have added two additional holidays, Purim and Chanukkah, but they are not “holy” days.)

The Church argues that these days are “holidays of the Jews,” yet the Bible clearly calls them “the appointed feasts of Yehovah” (Lev. 23:2; 2Chron. 2:4). Daniel prophesied that the Antichrist “…will intend to change religious festivals and laws…” (Daniel 7:25).

Obeying the spirit of Antichrist, the Church has decided that what God has commanded is simply not important and refuses to honor the times of worship that He has designated; the Church presumes that He should be satisfied with their showing up uninvited on Sunday morning, Sunday night, Wednesday, Christmas, and Easter, all of which are totally pagan in origin. “Do not be deceived, God is not mocked; for whatever a man sows, this he will also reap” (Galatians 6:7, NASB). MORE HERE]

The next Holiday is

25 Kislev 5784 / 08 December 2023
Begins Thursday, December 7, 2023 at Sunset (5:03 pm)

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Candle Lighting Times

In this section:

See also Theology>People of God>Moadim
God’s Appointed Times
A list of Biblical Holy Days
Annotated Calendar
Calendar used for calculating Messiah’s birthday
Some reasons why I choose to not celebrate Christ-Mass
Crucifixion Week Chronology
A Biblical chronology of Messiah's final week on earth as a man; resolves apparent “discrepancies” in the resurrection accounts; explains how and why Yeshua and the Talmidim observed “Passover” the day before the “Passover Lamb” was slain
Chronology of the Crucifixion and Resurrection
A printer-friendly version of the web page “Crucifixion Week Chronology”
Mashiach's Birthday
Biblical Dates for the Birth of Yochanan the Immerser and for the Conception and Birth of Yeshua HaMashiach
Yeshua’s Birthday
A printer-friendly version of the website page “Mashiach’s Birthday”

Observing the Feasts at Home
A few resources to help you celebrate the Appointed Times of Yehovah at hgome.
Tisha b'Av and 17 Tammuz
A brief listing of infamous events that took place on Tisha B'Av and 17 Tammuz throughout history.

May 13, 2023 Food, Feast, & Faith (Part 1)
Rabbi Greg Hershberg

May 20, 2023 Food, Feast, and Faith (Part 2)
Rabbi Greg Hershberg

  1. Note that these are not “the Feasts of the Jews;” they are “the Feasts of  Yehovah” and they are for ALL of Yehovah’s people. Image “borrowed” from Beth Yeshua International, Macon, Georgia. [BACK]

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