Experience Jewish roots of Biblical holy days in walk
Sunday, Oct. 12, and Monday, Oct. 13, at the Beit Shuvat Tzion Learning Center, 1010 John Moore Road.
About 33 costumed participants will re enact Biblical feasts in a replica of first century Jerusalem. Spectators will be escorted through the scenes for an introduction to Passover, Sukkot (Feast of Booths), Shavuot (Pentecost), Yom Teruah (Feast of Trumpets) and Yom Kippur, said Beth O event coordinator.
This is the first event of its kind and very excited about it, said Janice Debo of For Zion Sake Ministries. been planning it since January and feel that God is going to bless it. It a big undertaking for us, and it will be fun, educational and interesting for those who attend. End Global/Templates/Objects/articleParagraph51_3 >
For Zion Sake Ministries was started about seven years ago by Bracha and Michael Buford.
was born and raised in a religious Jewish family in Israel, said Bracha Buford. married an American who was Christian and he invited me to his church. Although the Christian Bible had the same books of Moses, Christianity didn seem to resemble Judaism, and I didn see a connection. Why did it change? It made me curious, and I started reading and studying the New Testament. End Global/Templates/Objects/articleParagraph51_5 >
She said, never converted. I never left my faith. I always believed in the God of Israel. I just came to realize who Yeshua (Jesus) was. End Global/Templates/Objects/articleParagraph51_6 >
The Bufords started teaching the Jewish roots of their faith because of her of the people and the land, said Bracha Buford. felt it was important to take people to Israel to relate to and reach out to the Israeli people and see how Biblical prophecies are being fulfilled today. The prophets are not just about the past. End Global/Templates/Objects/articleParagraph51_7 >
support Israel through service projects, said O visit children homes, nursing homes and hospitals in Israel and bring gifts to new mothers, whether they are Muslims, Christians or Jews.