A Future for Judaism?
Author: David M.

Will God fulfill his promise of sustaining the Jewish people? Several Jewish authors express concern about our survival.

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If I Were to Follow Yeshua…
Author: Robyn Wilk

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.

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My Family’s Response: Disbelief, Denial and Expulsion
Author: Dan Sered

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).

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Me, My Jewish Family and Jesus
Author: Dave Lipkowitz

Although my faith made for some uncomfortable times with my parents, it also led to some thoughtful and fruitful discussions. And, much to their credit, they never allowed it to rupture our relationship.

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Running from the Truth
Author: Louis Goldberg

Below the surface were the unanswered questions, “Who am I? Can I know God? What follows death? Can I have the positive assurance that my sins are forgiven?”

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The Jew for Jesus Next Door
Author: Stan Meyer

Josh Leon lives and works in the Orthodox community. One of the things he enjoys most is plowing through the rabbinic texts and discovering what he believes is more evidence that Jesus fulfilled the messianic expectations of his Jewish people.

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Can Israel Survive ISIS
Author: David Brickner

Today’s threat from ISIS is not the first time Israel has faced radical fundamentalism from Syria. The modern-day fundamentalism is a flash forward of what the prophet Daniel predicted (and which came to pass in the second century b.c.). But today’s existential threat to Israel is building to a far greater crisis.

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Book Review – Future Hope: A Jewish Christian Look at the End of the World
Author: John Van Dyke

A review of Future Hope, a book by David Brickner, executive director of Jews for Jesus and a fifth-generation Jewish believer in Jesus. Brickner examines prophecies in the Scriptures concerning end times and tells how it is possible to have confidence and hope as these climactic and catastrophic world events unfold.

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The Good, the Bad and the Unleavened
Author: Aaron Lewin

“Why on this night do we only eat matzah?” It really is the million-dollar question. Why do we have to eat this dry, crumbly bread for eight nights?

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A Seder I’ll Always Remember
Author: Rob Wertheim

I was excited to be heading to the West Coast to visit my older brother Steve. My dad had returned to New York with the good news that Steve had found a place with a nice Jewish landlady who would “keep an eye on him.”

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In the Little Shtetl of Vaysechvoos: Gedalia the Goat
Author: Susan Perlman

Gedalia was a kid (baby goat) with no future—no future, that is, other than being passed on a platter from one guest to the next at the Passover seder of Yossel and Shayna Rabinovitch.

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When God Had Two Genders
Author: Rich Robinson

Humanity has brought sin into the world, resulting in estrangement from God, our own selves, one another and nature. We are no longer who God intended us to be—whether we identify as male, female, or one of Facebook’s 58 genders.

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A Letter to My Sister
Author: anonymous

A Jewish believer in Jesus pens a heartfelt letter to his sister, who is a lesbian.

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Hanukkah’s Historical Dilemma
Topics: hanukkah, end times
Author: Stan Meyer

The Hebrew Scriptures predicted the specific events of the Hanukkah story hundreds of years before they occurred.

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The Beginning and End of Time
Topics: end times, creation
Author: Matt Sieger

The Bible not only speaks of an end to this world, but also of a new beginning—a new heaven and a new earth. While the Hebrew Scriptures allude to this new world, the New Testament describes it in great detail.

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Asaph and Me
Author: Jack Sternberg

My Jewish friend told me that he had found his Judaism and the God of Judaism at that church. He was now, for the first time, truly proud and excited to be Jewish. I was shocked but curiously intrigued.

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From Loss to Life
Author: Susan Perlman

When I was diagnosed with cancer, my mother said to me, “Why you, Susan?” I remember replying, “Why not me? Would it be better if it were someone else’s daughter?

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Bazyli Jocz: Believer and Shoah Martyr
Author: Theresa Newell

Bazyli Jocz, a Jewish believer in Jesus who worked with the Church’s Ministry among Jewish People (CMJ) in Warsaw, Poland, was betrayed to the Gestapo and shot.

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No More Religious Confusion
Author: Shimon Eitan

When a rabbi told him that he didn’t have to believe in God, Shimon Eitan became even more confused about Judaism.

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Thinking Twice about Bob Dylan
Author: Matt Sieger

The enigmatic musician has had much to say about Jesus in song and in interviews.

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