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.
When God in the Hebrew Scriptures refers to the Jewish people as chosen, he’s saying that he selected them to serve a specific purpose and to carry out a particular task. So what is it we were set apart to do?read more
When the crowd asked Jesus one day, “What must we do, to be doing the works of God?” he answered, “This is the work of God, that you believe in him whom he has sent” (John 6:28–29). And who is the one God has sent? Yeshua.read more
A point by point look at Jesus’ claims, attitudes, actions and how he has affected the world.read more
What lessons can we learn from the Holocaust? Is guilt good enough? Human nature, history, the capacity for evil, and the ability to fight it. Read on here.read more
Did Hitler and his followers carry out a theology that is Christian at its roots?read more
Is resurrection only a Christian concept? Can it be traced to biblical and traditional Judaism–both the Hebrew Scriptures and the rabbis? Where does Jesus fit in? Read here.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.