Entries by Ronald Goldberg

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Jerusalem: Home Sweet Home

(Psalm 132:13-14) For the Lord has chosen Jerusalem; He has desired it for His home. “This is My resting place forever,” He said. “I will live here, for this is the home I desired. God chose and selected Jerusalem to be His home forever. Every city, state and nation belong to God and He picked […]

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“For Messiah, our Passover lamb, has been sacrificed. Therefore let us keep the Festival, not with the old bread leavened with malice and wickedness, but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.” Where in the Bible are these verses found? They are found in 1 Corinthians 5:7-8. Since I spend a lot of time […]

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Are you ready for Messiah Yeshua?

(Numbers 29:1) ‘Now in the seventh month, on the first day of the month, you shall also have a holy convocation; you shall do no laborious work. It will be to you a day for blowing horns יוֹם תְּרוּעָה. God tells us to come together, blow horns and make some noise. (Leviticus 23:23-25) Again the […]

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Balloons and Kites

Balloons and kites usually stir up pleasant memories for many people. But this is not true for people living in Israel right now. Some Palestinians have been launching fire kites and balloons into Israel during the past 12 weeks. More than 430 fires have erupted, and 2,000 acres of wood and farmland have been damaged […]

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If you build it, they will come

  The US Embassy in Israel is expected to move to Jerusalem this month. The plan is for this to happen in May so that it will coincide with the 70th anniversary of the rebirth of Israel as a nation. The question I want to ask you today is, “If you build (or move) it, […]

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Festival of Purim

(Esther 9:24 TLB) Haman (son of Hammedatha the Agagite), the enemy of all the Jews, had plotted to destroy them at the time determined by a throw of the dice; (Esther 9:24 NLT) Haman son of Hammedatha the Agagite, the enemy of the Jews, had plotted to crush and destroy them on the date determined […]

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Why Jerusalem is the Capital!

In December, President Trump declared, “Jerusalem is the eternal capital of the Jewish people.” This statement made Jerusalem Headline News once again. On December 6, one CNN Headline read, “Trump’s Jerusalem decision promises upheaval.” Hand it to CNN News to predict the future. This declaration about Jerusalem rattled, upset, unnerved and disturbed people all over […]

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Christ Celebrated Chanukah

Christ celebrated Chanukah so you can too! (John 10:22-23 NIV) Then came the Festival of Dedication at Jerusalem. It was winter, and Yeshua was in the temple courts walking in Solomon’s Colonnade. The word “dedication” in Hebrew is Chanukah so Yeshua was at the Temple during the Festival of Chanukah. Every year during this festival […]

Paul and Peter’s love for God’s Torah or Law

Some people think that Paul and Peter stopped living according to the teachings found in God’s Torah or Law. But, as I read the Jewish New Testament I see that they remained faithful to following it all the days of their lives. Let’s look at a few examples. (Acts 2:46) Day by day continuing with […]

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May Your Name be Inscribed in the Book of Life?

Rosh Hashanah begins at sunset on September 20. Judaism teaches that God opens the Book of Life when Rosh Hashanah begins and closes it when Yom Kippur ends (which is when the sun sets September 30). During these “Ten Days of Awe” Jewish people are trying to convince God to write and seal their name […]

Bagel and Lox Judaism

A rare opportunity to share with Jewish people A majority of Jewish people are secular. One rabbi defines secular Judaism as a “Bagel and Lox Judaism.” Many Jewish people eat bagels and lox, except for those of us who don’t like fish; we eat bagels and cream cheese instead. And many Jewish people watch “Fiddler […]

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God’s Word is a Treasure “part one”

God’s Word is a treasure (Part 1) Some people celebrated the Feast of Shavuot or Pentecost in early June. Christians generally call this feast Pentecost, while Jews call it Shavuot. The first thing which probably comes to mind for Christians who celebrate this Feast is that God gave His Ruach or Spirit to the disciples […]