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July 10 1903/1983 Birth and Death of H L Ellison, Hebrew Christian Scholar and Gentleman #otdimjh

Henry Leopold Ellison (July 10, 1903 Krakow, Poland – July 10, 1983 Dawlish), usually cited as H. L. Ellison, was a biblical scholar, professor, missionary, speaker, and author in the 1900s. His parents were Leopold Zeckhausen and Sara Jane Ellison. His father, being a Jewish Believer, was a missionary to the Jews throughout Europe.
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13 January 1901 Birth of Josef Wölfel, patriotic Austrian pastor with Jewish mother #otdimjh

Josef Wölfel was born in 1901 in Güns (Hungarian “Köszeg”), a city that came to Hungary after the end of the Austro-Hungarian monarchy, two kilometres from today’s Austrian border. After completing voluntary military service with the Hungarian army from July … Continue reading

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#otdimjh 18 December 1836 Ordination of Ferdinand Christian Ewald, faithful servant of the Messiah

Ferdinand Christian Ewald (September 14th, 1801 –  August 9th, 1874) From Gidney – December 18th, 1836, was an important day, when two converts were admitted to the priesthood, the Rev. F. C. Ewald by the Bishop of London, and the Rev. … Continue reading

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#odimjh 30 November Patron Saint of Scotland Andrew, brother of Peter, first Hellenistic Jewish believer in Yeshua?

As we still live in a United Kingdom that includes Scotland, it is fitting to remember St Andrew, patron saint of Scotland and a nice Gallilean Jewish disciple of Yeshua whose name speaks of his ability to cross cultures, languages … Continue reading

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otdimjh Birth of Sir William Herschel, musician, astronomer and discoverer of the planet Uranus

As we celebrate the achievement of a space craft landing on a comet, it is appropriate to remember a great astronomer who was a Messianic Jew. Sir Frederick William Herschel, KH, FRS (German: Friedrich Wilhelm Herschel; 15 November 1738 – … Continue reading

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‪#‎otdimjh‬ 7 November 1841 Consecration of Michael Solomon Alexander as Bishop of Jerusalem

Solomon was the second son and one of five children born to Alexander Wolff. His ancestors may have come to Prussia from England, or may have been in Schönlanke for many generations. His education in the Talmud began when he … Continue reading

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#otdimjh 5 November 1605 Guy Fawkes’ Gunpowder Plot fails to bring Spanish Inquisition to Jewish Christians living in the Domus Conversorum in London

1605: The Gunpowder Plot, an attempt to blow up the House of Lords which would be the first move in putting a Catholic on throne, was thwarted today.  This event which is tied in the popular mind to Guy Fawkes could … 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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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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