Order of the Passover Seder

1. Kaddesh (Recite a blessing)  Say the blessing over the first cup of grape juice (for kids) in honor of Passover.  After the first cup is finished, pour a second cup.  Each person at the seder drinks four cups total during the fifteen steps.  Blessing:   Blessed are you, O Lord our God, Ruler of the Universe, who creates the fruit of the…

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Israeli media stands up for Messianic Jews

BY ISRAEL TODAY— Average Israelis may be indifferent at best toward their Jesus-following Jewish brethren, but their distaste for the domineering attitude and behavior of many in the Orthodox Jewish community has resulted in a new phenomenon of average “secular” Israelis coming to the defense of Messianic Jews. Nowhere has this been more pronounced than…

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Spanish Translation of Sephardic Jews magazine is finished!

Order The SPANISH EDITION Today! In the fall of 2006, The Jerusalem Connection published a Special Edition of our magazine called, The Sephardic Jews. As many of you know, The Sephardic Jews magazine focused on the Bnai Anusim.  Bnai Anusim are the lost Jews who were expelled from Spain and Portugal in 1492 during the Spanish Inquisition.  Many…

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Could lead codices prove ‘the major discovery of Christian history’?

BY CHRIS LEHMAN, YAHOO NEWS— British archaeologists are seeking to authenticate what could be a landmark discovery in the documentation of early Christianity: a trove of 70 lead codices that appear to date from the 1st century CE, which may include key clues to the last days of Jesus’ life. As UK Daily Mail reporter…

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UN to Israel: Surrender

BY ISRAEL TODAY— UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday reiterated that the world body expects Israel to immediately surrender to internationally-backed Arab demands that it relinquish all claims to the Jews’ biblical heartland of Judea and Samaria and half of their ancient capital of Jerusalem. The Jewish presence in the so-called “West Bank,” which includes…

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Dozens arrested in connection to Itamar murders

BY IDF— Dozens of Palestinians were arrested and given DNA tests in the West Bank town of Awarta in connection to the recent murder of five family members in the nearby settlement of Itamar, Ma’an News Agency reported on Tuesday.  Earlier this month, suspected terrorists entered the West Bank settlement of Itamar and murdered Udi…

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Our World: The Syrian Spring

BY CAROLINE GLICK, JPOST— Anti-regime protests in Syria are welcome departure from grim choices posed by Egypt, Libya because supporting protesters there is actually good idea. Amidst the many dangers posed by the political conflagration now engulfing the Arab world, we are presented with a unique opportunity in Syria. In Egypt, the overthrow of President…

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Internet Backlash at Facebook Defense of Third Intifada

BY CHANA YA’AR, ARUTZ SHEVA— A growing backlash is well underway in response to the unwillingness of Facebook to remove a page promoting a third violent Intifada against Israel. The site has said it will monitor and remove violent posts, but is unwilling to remove the page despite numerous complaints and clear evidence that its…

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The West supports a Judenrein Palestine

BY MATTHEW M. HAUSMAN, AMERICAN THINKER — In seeking to impose a Palestinian state on Israel, the Obama Administration, European Union, and western media have displayed a cynical contempt for history that is astounding in its breadth and scope. Pressure is brought to bear solely on Israel, who is expected to sacrifice sovereignty and security…

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