Returning to the True Faith

If you would like to return to the purity of the ancient Hebrew (the “Old Paths”) faith, you are encouraged to study the original text itself, but if it is not possible for you to learn Hebrew or Aramaic, it would be best to use a decent translation of the…

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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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Global Food Shortages: What You Need to Know

Look to the news on any given day and you will see mass numbers of people protesting living conditions in countries in Africa, in the Saudi Peninsula, with murmurs of unrest in Iraq, Iran, even in China. We think we know the root cause of the unrest: dissatisfaction with current…

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Why the Netzarim Should Never be Confused

There is never a reason for any of the Netzarim to be confused when it comes to studying our faith and practices. In other religious traditions, a person may not know where to start in their studies. They are all over the map. Placing too much emphasis in some area,…

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