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We engage the greater Jewish community with the message of Jesus so that more of our Jewish people will be spiritually transformed through knowing and loving 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 is active internationally in 13 countries and 24 cities.Learn More about Jews for Jesus
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. Learn more about Jesus
We’ve been talking about Jews being “for Jesus” for over forty 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.
God is never mentioned in Esther, yet His fingerprints are all over the pages of this beloved book. In the same way, did we fail to recognize God among us when Yeshua (Jesus) walked the earth some 2,000 years ago? Did he, like Esther, come “for such a time as this?”read more
We don’t always recognize the significance of events as they happen in our lives until we look back and see how everything fits together.read more
The missionary asked my great-great-grandfather, Hakim, “Did you know that the Messiah you are expecting has already arrived?” and told him that Jesus was the Messiah. Hakim was so upset that he slapped the missionary in the face and threw him out of the synagogue. But that wasn’t the end of the story…read more
Will God fulfill his promise of sustaining the Jewish people? Several Jewish authors express concern about our survival.read more
Following Yeshua will mean going against the flow of the values and priorities of the world. It may cost us relationships with family and friends, our reputations and opportunities. We might encounter suffering, heartache and rejection. But God will never desert us.read more
I take comfort in Jesus’ words: “Truly, I say to you, there is no one who has left house or wife or brothers or parents or children, for the sake of the kingdom of God, who will not receive many times more in this time, and in the age to come eternal life” (Luke 18:29–30).read more
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