What the Covenant is Not

The New Covenant – Did the Church Replace Israel as Christians Teach? The Religious Community of Orthodox Netzarim believes the new covenant mentioned in the book of Jeremiah is with Judah and Israel in the future. We do not share the same beliefs of certain Christian groups who teach that…

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The Hospitality of Abraham

As I was studying the commentary on this week’s Torah reading of Parashat Sh’lach, one paragraph really stood out for me. I’ll quote it here: The very nature of Torah Covenant Judaism, indeed, our hasidic faith, calls for tolerance. But, unfortunately, we are misunderstood – probably because of our failure…

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Who is the Messiah?

The Religious Community of Orthodox Netzarim holds the belief that a Messiah (anointed one) is promised in the Hebrew Scriptures and that he will come to restore the house of Judah and the house of Israel. As Maimonides said, even if it seems the Messiah’s coming is delayed, we will…

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The Tzadik, The Teacher of Righteousness

As stated in a previously published article, as a united Community the Orthodox Netzarim believe, with perfect faith, "that the Tzadik is the true successor of the blessed chair/throne of Mar Ya’aqub ha’Tzadik." This is taught to us through all three pillars of our faith: Scripture, Tradition and Revelation. Historically…

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