Lord, Help Us Not Fear Change!

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Margarita Kantor, Project Coordinator Photo courtesy of Bermix Studio via Unsplash. When I came to live in Israel many years ...
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The Year of Coronavirus in Messianic Congregations – A Challenge and a Blessing

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Tanja Shoshani, Project Coordinator Picture of the Christ Church hall, in Jerusalem – the oldest Protestant Church in the Middle ...
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“Body Language” in the Bible

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Elisabeth E. Levy, Director of Caspari Center Creative Commons picture by gnuckx The biblical narrative of Exodus describes how, after ...
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Get to Know Our Staff!

My name is Tanja Shoshani, and as of December 2020, I am the Caspari Center’s newest project coordinator. I’m originally ...
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Cross-cultural Encounters With Shame

Cross-cultural Encounters With Shame
Sanna Erelä, Project Coordinator Photo by klimkin on Pixabay In the Finnish Church, one Sunday every summer we are given ...
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Kulttuurienvälisiä kohtaamisia häpeän kanssa

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Sanna Erelä, projektikoordinaattori Kuva: klimkin (Pixabay) Suomalainen kirkkovuosikalenteri kutsuu vuosittain yhtenä sunnuntaina meitä kaikkia itsemme tutkimiseen. Kyseisen pyhän raamatuntekstit puhuvat ...
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Names of God in the Bible (Part II)

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Stained glass at Immanuel Church in Tel Aviv Elisabeth E. Levy, Director of Caspari Center We learned about some of ...
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Names of God in the Bible (Part I)

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Photo of a stained glass window in St. Ann’s Church, Manchester, England, courtesy of Pvasiliadis (Creative Commons) Elisabeth E. Levy, ...
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Eating Flesh, Drinking Blood

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Alec Goldberg, Israel Director Like other practices, the order of the Communion service differs from one Christian denomination to another, ...
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Shabbat — the Lesson of Slowing Down

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Sanna Erelä, Project Coordinator Shabbat is a special time here in Jerusalem. Most of my neighbors are religious Jews —not ...
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A Worthwhile Investment

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Kristoffer Eknes, Director of Return2Sender I’ve always known that Jesus was Jewish, but I never fully understood how that affected ...
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What’s Happening Online?

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Margarita Kantor, Project Coordinator Debby of Medallion, co-creator of the course and also one of our online teachers, lectures about ...
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Discussing “Taboo” Topics

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Sanna Erelä, Project Coordinator What do we do when someone close to us appears to be in a desperate state, ...
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“Bnot Yeshua”: A Forum for Women to Share Their Stories

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Elisabeth E. Levy, Director of Caspari Center The second Thursday of January was a stormy day. The locks of heaven ...
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Longing for Paradise

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Katariina Leskelä Standing in the Herodion palace, I admire the frescoes on the wall. The colors are bright and beautiful ...
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December Dilemma

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Alec Goldberg, Israel Director As a Russian Jew, I don’t think I had even heard of Hanukkah before the glasnost ...
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