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#otdimjh 11 November 1215 Fourth Lateran Council Condemns Jewish Christians – “they upset the decorum of the Christian religion by such a mixing”

The Fourth Council of the Lateran was called by Pope Innocent III with the papal bull of April 19, 1213, and the Council gathered at Rome’s Lateran Palace on  November 11, 1215. Due to the great length of time between … Continue reading

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#Otdimjh 6 November 1862 birth of David Watt Torrance, pioneer doctor in Tiberias

David Watt Torrance was born 6 November, 1862 on Graham Street in Airdrie, Scotland.  He was the son of Dr. Thomas Torrance and Susan Watt who had many children.  His grandfather was Rev. Robert Torrance who had founded the Auld … Continue reading

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#Otdimjh 4 November 1847 Felix Mendelssohn’s Music Fades on this day in Messianic Jewish history

Bernstein records Mendelssohn’s career without commenting on his personal faith, or the Jewish and Christian aspects of his musical inspiration and output – these were well enough known and a matter of discussion in 1909, when “Some Jewish Witnesses for … Continue reading

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otdimjh 3 November 1900 Max Rosenstrauch, pioneering Messianic Jew in Lemberg, completes his task on this day in Messianic Jewish history

Max Rosenstrauch, who  was born and educated as a Jew at Lemberg, took up the  work, which he prosecuted with zeal and energy.(Gidney 1908:445) Bernstein, who know Max Rosenstrauch (“Rose bush”) well and worked alongside him on several occasions summarises … Continue reading

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2 November 1917 Arthur Balfour offers the Jewish people a homeland in Palestine

In 67 words, Arthur James Balfour, the British Prime Minister,  made this historic commitment to the establishment of what would become the modern State of Israel: His Majesty’s government view with favour the establishment in Palestine of a national home … Continue reading

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#Otdimjh 31 October 1517 Martin Luther posts the 95 Theses and begins the Protestant Reformation

Sometime during October 31, 1517, the day before the Feast of All Saints, the 33-year-old Martin Luther posted theses on the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg. The door functioned as a bulletin board for various announcements related to … Continue reading

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