We Are Jewish People Who Believe in Jesusand we want to tell everyone about Jesus the Messiah.
We engage the greater Jewish community with the message of Jesus so that more of our Jewish people will be spiritually transformed through knowledge and love of God. Jews for Jesus the organization was founded in 1973. However, we like to say we were “founded 32 a.d., give or take a year.” Today, our staff are active internationally in 13 countries and 24 cities.
Why Jesus?Because of who he is. Because of what he said. Because his reality transforms lives in the midst of a broken world. Because he fulfills the hopes of our Jewish people and of the rest of the world. Because he atones for our sins. Because believing in him makes sense. There are as many reasons for “why Jesus” as there are followers of him. Discover what some of them have found. Our Stories
We’ve been talking about Jews being “for Jesus” for over 40 years… and there’s still a lot to say. Check out our specially-curated collection of articles below, and let us know what you think.
Whether it is the threat of nuclear attack or terrorist bombs, it is no wonder that many Israelis and Jews in the Diaspora question if there is any hope for peace in the Middle East or survival at all.read more
Hans handed Rich the Bible. “In that millisecond,” Rich recalls, “my life was shattered. The name that I saw at the top of the page was Isaiah! Hans had been reading to me from MY Bible, from my Hebrew Scriptures, and I felt as though someone had taken a sword and cut me to pieces.”read more
So what was Jesus’ religion? The simple answer is that Jesus was a rabbi – a teacher of Judaism. He taught specifically about a New Covenant (Jeremiah 31:31–34), according to which God would write His laws onto the hearts and minds of the Jewish people. This would take place once they came to understand who Jesus was: the Jewish Messiah who gave his life for our sins and rose from the dead.read more
Hearing the truth can hurt. We admit it jestingly, but the old axiom has more meaning than most people want to know. When the truth hurts, one must choose either to endure pain or avoid truth—a distressing choice. What does this mean when we apply it to a spiritual reality?read more
What does Judaism say about sin? Is sin relevant to Jewish life? Read here.read more
For a professing Christian to side with the anti-Semite is to side not only against the Jewish Apostles who penned the Christian New Testament, but against the Jewish Messiah.read more
Have Questions?Connect with Jews for Jesus.
“Does your mother know you’re doing this?”
“Amazing! How come we haven’t heard about you before?”
“Jews for Jesus? What are you, crazy?”*
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* This is often how people in New York City express their friendliness.