Messianic Judaica retailer offers new tomb-shaped afikoman storage container with roll-away door

BROOKLYN, NY. — Messianic retailer 1-888-YESHUA released a unique Judaica item for Passover: an afikoman holder shaped like an authentic first-century tomb, complete with a rolling door. “Most of the time, the afikoman is wrapped in a cloth, representing Yeshua’s linen burial shrouds, and then the thing is just crammed behind a couch cushion or […]

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Messianic man chooses matza with zany, unexpected shape to represent Holy Spirit

ST. PETERSBURG, FL. — Knowing that the three matzot used at the seder represent the Tri-Unity of God, area Messianic man Emery Wheaton specifically selected an odd-shaped matza to represent the Ruach HaKodesh, the third person in said Tri-Unity. Wheaton says that its unexpected shape is a perfect symbol for the unpredictable Spirit of God. […]

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MJRC ruling: Eating kitniyot on Passover only Sephardic thing Messianic Jews allowed to do

The Messianic Jewish Rabbinical Council announced on Wednesday that they have updated their Standards of Halachic Observance. The standards now permit Messianic Jews to eat kitniyot, a category that includes legumes and similar items prohibited by Ashkenazi Jews but allowed by Sephardic Jews.

The previous standards endorsed by the council strictly forbid Messianic Jews from any Sephardic practices whatsoever, on the grounds that all Messianic Jews are Americans of Ashkenazi descent. 

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