Jewish law requires men to cover their heads as a sign of respect and reverence for G‑d when praying, studying Torah, saying a blessing or entering a synagogue.
The tradition to wear a kippah is not derived from any biblical passage. Rather, it is a custom which evolved as a sign of our recognition that there is Someone “above” us who watches our every act. A kippah is constant reminder that there is an Eye that watches all we do.
Yes. We strive to provide a Messianic Jewish Community for Jews and non-Jews, devoted to the One True God of Israel, and faith in the promised Redeemer of Israel.
Most important are the similarities: Christianity is also faith in the Jewish Messiah Yeshua. Typically, people who call themselves Christians are non-Jewish. As mentioned above, the first believers in Jesus were Jewish. Yeshua wanted us to be one in Him—Jew and Gentile, one in Messiah.
The most distinct difference between Messianic Judaism and Christianity is our expression of faith. Messianic Judaism is a return to the Jewish roots of the faith. This takes the form of observance of Biblical feasts and holidays, and other traditions not in conflict with Scriptures.