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A question is a question when a person really wants to know an answer, right? Some people throw up questions like roadblocks and they probably won’t like what’s at the other end of these links. But if you are one of the people who are genuinely curious about how Jewish people can believe in Jesus, if you really want to get somewhere in your understanding of what he could mean to you and why, you can probably find answers to some of your questions here. We hope these links prove helpful. If you have another question that you do not see addressed, we would like to hear it and have an opportunity to send you a thoughtful answer.

Chatroom
March 19, 2015
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Top 40 Most Helpful Messianic Prophecies

Top 40 Most Helpful Messianic Prophecies
January 15, 2015

Jews for Jesus has curated approximately 40 of the most helpful messianic prophecies along with their New Testament fulfillments. Curated by Rich Robinson, Senior Researcher (NOTE: This page was formerly “365 Messianic Prophecies”) After Yeshua (Jesus) was crucified, some of his followers were crushed. They had hoped that he would be the Messiah who would […]

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Truth in Question
October 15, 2014

Truth in Question Jews in the minority make Jesus our priority Maybe you’ll chew on it, get something new on it Ask questions, make connections, it’s good for the spiritual digestion… Hey it doesn’t matter what you think of me but what you think of JESUS will shape… your… destiny The truth can’t be voted […]

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Le prophète Isaïe sous l'inspiration divine (Isaïe, LXIV, 6 11) by Marc Chagall

Isaiah 53
August 2, 2013

Who do you think Isaiah 53 speaks of? Here are some articles to help you consider it. In his rabbinical training, Rachmiel Frydland found that discussion of Isaiah 53 was continually avoided.[Read More] Author Efraim Goldstein says there is only one man who fulfills the vivid description of the Messiah in this passage of Scripture. [Read […]

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One Way Out
January 2, 2013
Author: Mike Oppenheimer

I was brought up in a Jewish home, observed Shabbat faithfully and celebrated the High Holy days at the temple and with family. I attended Hebrew school twice a week and was bar mitzvah and confirmed. While attending classes I asked a lot of questions about God that the rabbi could not answer. Though I […]

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The Jews for Jesus Challenge
April 25, 2012

Welcome to the Jews for Jesus Challenge!

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Zinaida Abramovna: A Daughter of Abraham
December 2, 2011
Author: Zinaida Abramovna

I was born in 1932 in Belarus. My parents were religious; they knew God. My father was a rabbi and was sent to prison for five years for conducting circumcision rituals. My father always took me to the synagogue, but I did not understand anything there. I only understood Yiddish. My father always prayed before meals, “Baruch Atah Adonai Elohenu,” then he dipped bread into salt and then we could eat.

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Chat Guidelines
October 19, 2011

We are willing to discuss what we believe and are willing to accept opinions from people who dissent. Nevertheless, so that we can maintain a pleasant chat environment, we ask all users to observe these guidelines: No badgering or hectoring. No person has the right to demand that they be addressed or their questions answered. […]

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How can God become a man?
June 30, 2011

Articles Immanuel—God With Us by Ruth Rosen An Angel You Ought to Know by Loren Jacobs Yeshua …Why That Name? by Stuart Dauermann

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How can someone die for someone else’s sins?

Articles Whatever Happened to the Substitute Atonement of the Torah? by Louis Goldberg Is there any place in the Hebrew Scriptures or Jewish tradition for the idea that someone can die for the sins of another person? Atonement: Questions and answers by Karol Joseph Akedah by Rich Robinson The Akedah in Jewish tradition The kapparah […]

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Why do you talk so much about “sin”?

Articles Sin …Yours, Mine and Ours by David Mishkin What Is Man… by Louis Goldberg

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Why do you say that Jews (and non-Jews) need a “middleman” in order to approach God?

Articles Do We Need a Mediator? The Yom Kippur Dilemma by Rich Robinson The Role of the Mediator: Who Can Stand for Us? by Efraim Goldstein Yeshua the Tzaddik: But Even More! by Louis Goldberg

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Jews have the Shema; do Christians believe in three gods?

Articles Don’t Christians Believe in Three Gods? The Trinity: Questions and Answers by Karol Joseph An Angel You Ought to Know by Loren Jacobs Jewishness and the Trinity by Arnold G. Fruchtenbaum A Look at the Trinity From a Messianic Jewish Perspective by Richard Harvey Offsite Links The Trinity Testing the Trinitarian “Hypothesis”…in the Old […]

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Since most Jews are sincere people and happy with their own religion, why isn’t that enough?

Articles I’m basically a good person and I’m very happy with my own religion, so why should I believe in Jesus?

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How is faith in God, or in Jesus, possible after the Holocaust?

Articles Is Faith Possible Today? In the Midst of Sorrow by Kresha Richman-Warnock The Holocaust Within by Moishe Rosen Am Yisrael Chai by Moishe Rosen The Holocaust Where was God When the Six Million Died? by Steffi Geiser-Rubin See also our collection of Survivor Stories of Jewish survivors of the Holocaust Who Believe in Jesus

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How is faith in God, or in Jesus, possible after the Holocaust?

Articles Is Faith Possible Today? In the Midst of Sorrow by Kresha Richman-Warnock The Holocaust Within by Moishe Rosen Am Yisrael Chai by Moishe Rosen The Holocaust Where was God When the Six Million Died? by Steffi Geiser-Rubin See also our collection of Survivor Stories of Jewish survivors of the Holocaust Who Believe in Jesus

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How does following Jesus lead some non-Jews to support the Jewish people and fight anti-Semitism?

Articles Why I, a Gentile, Love the Jewish People by Catherine Damato Things We Couldn’t Say by David Brickner You can also read our collection of Personal Stories of Jews Who Believe in Jesus.

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How does following Jesus lead some non-Jews to support the Jewish people and fight anti-Semitism?

Articles Why I, a Gentile, Love the Jewish People by Catherine Damato Things We Couldn’t Say by David Brickner You can also read our collection of Personal Stories of Jews Who Believe in Jesus.

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Doesn’t the problem of “Christian anti-Semitism” show the real nature of what faith in Jesus is all about?

Articles Christian Anti-Semitism? by Barry Leventhal Christians Persecute Jews Anti-Semitism in the New Testament? by Stephen Pacht

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How do Jews who follow Jesus identify as Jews?

Articles Our Roots: A Question of Jewish Allegiance by Avi Brickner My Jewish Family Album by Leah Brickner Bar Mitzvah, Bat Mitzvah—What Could It Mean to a Jewish Believer? by Jhan Moskowitz Portrait of a Messianic Jewish Wedding by Melissa Moskowitz My Identity as a Jew: An Interview with Jodee Steiner My Name Change by […]

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Is the New Testament anti-Semitic or anti-Jewish?

Articles Anti-Semitism in the New Testament? by Stephen Pacht How can you believe in the New Testament? Isn’t it full of anti-Semitism and lies?

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In what way is the New Testament a Jewish book?

Articles The Jewishness of The New Testament by Avi Brickner Is the New Testament Jewish? by Catherine Damato The Talmud and the Gospels What Happened When I Read a Forbidden Book by Stuart Dauermann

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What are some reasons to trust the Bible as true to history and to our experience?

What are some reasons to trust the Bible as true to history and to our experience? Articles Skeptics and the Bible A Bible Prophecy Fulfilled That Takes No Codes to Discover Offsite Links Ten Reasons to Believe in the Bible Are the Biblical Documents Reliable? by Jimmy Williams Authority of the Bible by Patrick Zukeran […]

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Were Paul’s ethics questionable?

Articles Paul’s Personality: Deceptive or Deferential? Was Paul a Deceiver?

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Did Paul invent a new religion based on paganism?

Articles Was Paul the Founder of Christianity? by Avi Snyder Blame It On Paul Paul’s Big Idea Offsite Links Was the New Testament Influenced by Pagan Religions? by Ronald Nash Was the New Testament Influenced by Pagan Philosophy? by Ronald Nash Were the New Testament Authors Influenced by Pagan Legends? by Glenn M. Miller Was […]

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