One thing you quickly realize when learning Hebrew is sometimes, we in a Western mindset have things backwards. Here is another example: when a pastor gets ready to teach, he stands up; when a rabbi got ready to teach, he sat down.
Messianic Judaism - A Modern Movement with an Ancient Past - David H. Stern http://www.amazon.com/Messianic-Judaism-Modern-Movement-Ancient/dp/1880226332/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1399648272&sr=1-1&keywords=messianic+judaism+david+stern
Did you know Messianic Jewish pioneer Theophilus Lucky, who died 100 years ago today on Rosh Chodesh Kislev? Click to read how he got that name despite his not so lucky life, and also his views on Chanukkah vs Christmas.