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.
What does Judaism say about sin? Is sin relevant to Jewish life? Read here.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
Anti-Semitism is both illogical and irrational. Its bitter fruit stems from psychological, political, and religious roots. Whatever the causes, this scourge has plagued humanity for centuries. Although the term anti-Semitism was only recently coined in 1879 by the German agitator, Wilhelm Marr, it was soon applied to all forms of hostility toward Jews throughout history.read more
A look at the Jewishness of the authors, focus, language, and content of the New Testament.read more
Some people think that headlines are more relevant to their daily lives than the Jewish Scriptures. They see the Bible as archaic and replete with contradictions and distortions. They regard Bible events as bobemayses (old wives’ tales) which are useful for instructing children in moral and ethical values, but not much else. A popular belief is that the Bible will not stand up to the scrutiny of modern science. Yet, when the Bible skeptics’ evidence is examined in the light of recent discoveries in archaeology, history, and linguistic data, the opposite is true.read more
There is a continuous body of teaching in both the Old and New Testaments relating to the Tri-unity of God.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?”*
We hear a lot of questions, but we haven’t heard them all. Let us know what’s on your mind.
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* This is often how people in New York City express their friendliness.