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Welcome to our Congregation

We are Jewish and Gentile believers in Yeshua (Jesus), the Messiah of Israel, who recognize and value the Jewish origins of the faith and desire to present Him to the world in the Jewish context in which He came. We gather together weekly on Shabbat mornings for Hebraic worship, Biblical teaching, Davidic dance, and caring fellowship.
Service time: 10:30am. All are welcome!

Coming up this Shabbat at Ben David

— Join us this Shabbat for our Hanukkah celebration at 4:00pm.
Please Note: There will be no morning service.

Upcoming Events

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Hanukkah CelebrationWhen: Saturday, December 16, at 4:00pm
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In the News

— December 6: A Historic Day.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu remarks in response to US President Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of israel.
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Shabbat School

We teach our children from a Messianic curriculum which includes Biblical Holy Days and Jewish history.

We offer Shabbat School classes for children from Preschool through High School as well as Toddler Care for ages 12-36 months.
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Shoah, The Holocaust

At least what we can do for the victims is to remember them every year at our Yom HaShoah Memorial Service.

We had the honor to host several Holocaust survivors speaking at our congregation. Please click the tab below and listen to their stories. 
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Our Ministries

We would love to see you being involved in one of our ministries.

We not only meet weekly on Shabbat mornings to worship the Lord, to study His word, and to grow closer to God, but also to grow closer to one another as a family.
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We Are Passionate About the Bible

We believe that the Tanakh is an accurate and reliable record of the origins of all life and of God’s on-going involvement with His creation; also, that the Brit Hadashah is an account pertaining to Yeshua and His disciples representing the final revelation to man.

Weekly Torah Reading:

For Shabbat — December 16, 2017 / Kislev 28, 5778

— Parashah Miketz – “At the end"

Torah: Genesis 41:1 – 44:17
Haftarah Shabbat Hanukkah: Zechariah 2:14 — 4:7

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Visit Israel

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Would you like to go to Israel?

Join "Song for Israel" Ministry for the 2018 Spring 12-day Jewish Roots tour.


Tour dates will be April 19 to 30, 2018. For more information click here: http://SongforIsrael.org.



Ben David Music CD

Song of the week: "Holy Unto You"


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Sisterhood

Coming up this Shabbat at Ben David

December 2 - Message by Doug Friedman:

Title:

“Do Good Jews Who Don't Believe in Jesus Go to Hell?”

This is one of the most popular yet controversial topics that arise during outreach discussions with pre-believing Jewish people. Come and hear how you can be prepared to respond in a wise and effective manner so that you will “always be ready to give an answer to those who ask you for a reason for the hope that dwells within you."

Simchat Torah

October 14 - Simchat Torahtorah
The Joy of the Torah - Morning Service
Concluding the annual Torah reading and beginning anew.
Join us celebrating God's word.

Rosh HaShanah

Wednesday, September 20 - Erev Rosh HaShanah Messianic Service at 7:00pm.rosh
Rosh HaShanah, also known as the Jewish New Year, is called in the Bible, The Feast of Trumpets, or, in Hebrew, Zicharon Teruah, the Day of Memorial of Blowing.
Rosh HaShanan (literally, Head of the Year) occurs on the first day of the Jewish month of Tishrei, this year, on Thursday, September 21.
Please join us for the evening service on Wednesday, September 20, at 7:00pm and celebrate this Biblical Holy Day and its Messianic significance.

Yom Kippur

September 30 - Yom Kippur Messianic Serviceykippur
Yom Kippur, or the Day of Atonement, occurs on the tenth of Tishrei, Saturday, September 30 this year.
Join us for this Messianic Service at 10:30am.

Sukkot

October 7 - Sukkot Service at 10:30am:sukkot
join us for a Sukkot celebration.
- Morning Service and Oneg in the Sukkah.

Sisterhood Event Oct-21

October 21 - Sisterhood Eventtorah
Has the Lord been good to you? Have you experienced His grace and blessings in your life? Psalm 105:1-3 Instructs us to:
“Give thanks to the Lord! Proclaim His Name; Make known His deeds among the people. Sing to Him, sing psalms to Him; Talk of all His wondrous works. Glory in His Holy Name; Let the hearts of those rejoice who see the Lord.”
If you answered “yes” to the questions above, then we hope that you will join us as we gather to say Toda Adonai in worship and fellowship. Let us proclaim His great Name and declare His wondrous works in our lives.
Join us after the morning service at 12:30pm for a giving thanks luncheon. Lunch donation: $5.

Hanukkah Celebration

December 16 - Hanukkah Celebration at 4:00pm
Come, celebrate Hanukkah with us.
- Menorah Lighhting
- Dancing
- Children’s Activities
- Dreidel Playing
- Traditional Foods
- Latkes & Sufganiyot

PLEASE NOTE: There will be no morning service.

Latest Sermon

Jewish Objection: Jews don't believe in a Divine Messiah - (Part 2)

We will study the three Messianic miracles as performed by the Messiah Yeshua Himself. This week we will learn about the man Born Blind. Was it possible to give sight to a man in this condition? Robb will answer that question and more.

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Our Congregational vision is “To restore the Jewishness of the Gospel.”

Meet Our Elders

Doug Friedman Congregational Leader, Messianic Rabbi
Robb Schwartz Youth Ministry Director
Doug Friedman is an ordained Messianic Rabbi and is serving as the Ben David Congregational Leader since its inception in 2001. He was raised in a Conservative Jewish home and was a Bar Mitzvah at the Forest Hills Jewish Center in Queens, New York. He has been a believer in Messiah Yeshua since 1976. He has a Bachelor of Science from M.I.T., a Master of Engineering from Cornell University, and a Master of Arts degree in Biblical & Theological Studies from Talbot Theological Seminary.

Robb Schwartz was raised in a Conservative Jewish home and was a Bar Mitzvah at Temple Sinai in Long Beach, California. He has been a believer in Messiah Yeshua since 1979. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Comparative Literature from San Diego State University, a Masters Degree in Organization Development from University of San Francisco, and a Masters in Business Administration from Pepperdine University. Robb is an accomplished author; he wrote the book "Operation Last Exodus," published in 2012.

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