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This web page is one way we are celebrating ministry for the Lord under the banner of Jews for Jesus. We started with a handful of Jewish believers sharing their faith in Jesus on the campuses and streets of the San Francisco Bay Area in the early 70s. Today, Jews for Jesus is an international ministry with a staff of 214 spread out over eleven countries and twenty cities. Since we started, over 800 people have faithfully served on our staff and have helped to make the messiahship of Jesus an unavoidable issue to millions of individuals. And together, we rejoice over what God has done!

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Letter from Andy Marcroft
December 1, 2003
Author: Andy Marcroft

It was my experience and privilege to serve Moishe Rosen, founder of Jews for Jesus, for 2 years. We traveled many places together and I was glad to help make the Messiahship of Yeshua an unavoidable issue to the Jewish people worldwide with Moishe. The following are some of the gleanings of my tutelage under […]

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Letter from David and Chava Baker
Author: David Baker

My wife Chava and I served with Jews for Jesus in San Francisco and Los Angeles during the late 70’s and early 80’s. We worked both in administrative and branch missionary capacities. My fondest memories were as a volunteer in the LA branch. I was a brand new Christian when I first started attending Jews […]

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Letter from Dr. Jim Congdon
Author: Jim Congdon

There are two reasons why Topeka Bible Church supports Jews for Jesus. One, they have a unique calling from God. Two, they have been faithful to that calling. Perhaps their calling shouldn’t be unique. After all, the uniqueness consists in nothing more than an unabashed commitment to evangelism. Isn’t that what all missionaries and missions […]

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Letter from Glenn and Alexandra Harris
Author: Glenn Harris

Reflections on a Decade with Jews for Jesus My name is Glenn Harris, but I have been called a lot of other names, particularly since I am Jewish and have been a follower of Jesus for twenty-two years now. For a little over ten of those years I served on the staff of Jews for […]

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Letter from Iva Conrad
Author: Iva Conrad

When my husband, Warren Conrad, retired from the pastorate after 44 years, little did I realize how much I was going to love our next assignment, and how much I was going to learn. For a little over 5 years we had the wonderful privilege of working with Jews for Jesus in the capacity of […]

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Letter from J. I. Packer
Author: J.I. Packer

Jews for Jesus is a worldwide Christian mission that was born against the background of California’s Jesus movement and has grown steadily ever since. Holding that Jesus of Nazareth — God incarnate, crucified, risen, and now reigning — is the true Messiah foretold in the Old Testament and the true fulfillment of Jewish hopes, the […]

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Letter from Joe Bell
Author: Joe Bell

I am not ashamed of Jews for Jesus I grew up in a Conservative Jewish family in Newton, MA. In the fall of 1994 I was managing a furniture store in a mall outside of Boston, MA. My friend Amanda worked as the assistant manager of a shop across the hall. Amanda knew that I […]

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Letter from John and Jennelle Pillitiere
Author: John Pillitiere

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, We started co-laboring in the Lord’s vineyard at Jews for Jesus in 1980. Jennelle commuted to 60 Haight Street for eight and one-half years, first serving as secretary to office manager Jeff Fritz, and then as Susan Perlman’s assistant. As a secretary, Jennelle attended around 20 meetings of the […]

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Letter from John H. Orme
Author: John Orme

The New Testament and the Gospels in particular make it clear that Jesus of Nazareth fulfilled the prophecies of the Hebrew Bible both as to his person and his activities. Indeed, it is biblical to say that Christianity is Jewish. It is, therefore, perfectly normal that Jews for Jesus have a heartfelt desire to let […]

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Letter from John Piper
Author: John Piper

To everyone who cares about truth and life and Jewish people, For almost two decades I have followed with joy the ministry of Jews for Jesus. I say with joy” because I love the gospel of the glory of Jesus the Messiah, and I love Jewish people, and I love bold, compassionate ways of connecting […]

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Letter from Jonathan Markham

Dear Friends, As I write it is almost ten years to the day that a tired but very excited family disembarked from the jumbo jet that had carried them from the United Kingdom to begin a new life in San Francisco. Little did we know as we walked up the jetway that there to greet […]

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Letter from Joseph Stowell
Author: Joseph Stowell

I am convinced that sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ with our Jewish friends is of utmost importance in God’s plan for the world — and all the more as we draw closer to the return of Christ. By supporting Jews for Jesus, you are doing that in one of the most effective ways possible. […]

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Letter from Josh and Rosemary
Author: Jews for Jesus

We had been married for two years when we joined the Liberated Wailing Wall. We were on the road for almost three years (Jan. 1999-October 2002) with two different teams. When we started out, we only planned to be on the team for 18-months, which was a pretty serious commitment. We didn’t know too much […]

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Letter from Leighton Ford
Author: Leighton Ford

The first followers of Jesus were all Jews — women and men so touched and changed by him that they had to tell their friends and neighbors — yes, and their religious and political leaders — about him. When they were ordered to stop they said, We can’t help telling what we’ve seen and heard.” […]

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Letter from Lois Link
Author: Lois Solberg

As a former staff member of Jews for Jesus, I want to take a moment to say how much my life has been enriched because of the time I spent with them. First of all, I was a gentile, on administrative staff. The missionaries on the Jews for Jesus staff must be a Jewish believer […]

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Letter from Lon Solomon
Author: Lon Solomon

It has been my privilege to be associated with Jews for Jesus since 1987 as a member of their Board of Directors. In that time, I have had the opportunity to witness up-close the inner workings of this missionary organization to Jewish people. I have found the staff to be exemplary in their dedication and […]

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Letter from Loren Jacobs
Author: Loren Jacobs

My experience with Jews for Jesus is one for which I am grateful. I was introduced to Jews for Jesus in 1976, when I was 20 years old and living in the Chicago area. I had been a Believer for about a year. I started volunteering with the Chicago branch, especially by handing out broadsides […]

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Letter from Moishe Rosen
Author: Moishe Rosen

Dear friends and fellow laborers with Jews for Jesus: It hardly seems possible that we are approaching our thirtieth year anniversary as an organization. But then Jews for Jesus has been more than an organization to some of us. I wanted to take a moment and share some brief reflections with some of you who […]

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Letter from Murray Tilles
Author: Murray Tilles

My name is Murray Tilles. I became a believer in 1978 while a student at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. I was raised in a very religious Jewish home. Needless to say, after accepting Jesus as Messiah, my parents were not overjoyed, in fact, they became extremely angry and tried desperately to […]

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Letter from Paul D. Nelson
Author: Paul Nelson

Dear David, It is my pleasure to extend heart congratulations to you and all your colleagues in the ministry of Jews for Jesus during its 30′ anniversary year! We are thankful for the wonderful kingdom work being accomplished by Jews for Jesus, particularly in outreach to Jewish communities. We believe God is honored by the […]

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Letter from Raymond C. Ortlund, Jr.
Author: Jews for Jesus

My exposure to Jews for Jesus goes back to 1973, and I have known their founder, Moishe Rosen, since the early 1960s. Sadly (to me), I cannot take a public stand in favor of every organization identifying itself with Jesus. But Jews for Jesus is #1 on my list of missions worthy of respect, trust […]

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Letter from Rebekah Carter
Author: Rebekah Carter

Dear Friends: Your organization is one I have loved for years. I think you are a ministry of the highest integrity. Other adjectives that come quickly to mind are courageous, energetic, creative, and intellectually cutting-edge. David Brickner’s columns that begin each newsletter are all keepers: I often find myself bracketing parts of them to share […]

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Letter from Robert Specter
Author: Robert Specter

To Whom It May Concern: It is my pleasure and duty to come to the defense of Jews for Jesus. There is a saying, to give honor to whom honor is due.” This organization has made a tremendous impact on me and Rock of Israel Ministries. Jews for Jesus has been a lighthouse of information, […]

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Letter from Sally A. Patterson
Author: Sally Patterson

Dear David Brickner, Moishe Rosen, and Staff, Praise the Lord for all of your faithfulness to Jesus. Thank you for your faithfulness to Jesus. My husband, Bob, and I pray everyday for President David Brickner and the Jews For Jesus missionaries. We pray for God’s anointing and blessings upon David’s leadership and direction for Jews […]

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Letter from Steve B.
Author: Steve B.

My experience with Jews for Jesus is a very positive experience. I remember so well like it was yesterday. I got to witness the hand of our Lord in a very powerful way when I first started working with Jews for Jesus. God used this imperfect vessel to touch the lives of many people with […]

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Letter from Steve Cohen
Author: Steve Cohen

Shalom — peace to you in Yeshua — the messiah! I am not an ex-Jew, nor am I am ex-for Jesus! My name is Steve Cohen and I served with Jews for Jesus from June 22, 1976 to July 31,1996. I began as a volunteer in Seattle in 1974. After meeting Moishe Rosen at Lutheran […]

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Letter from Steve Cohen
Author: Steve Cohen

Shalom — peace to you in Yeshua — the messiah! I am not an ex-Jew, nor am I am ex-for Jesus! My name is Steve Cohen and I served with Jews for Jesus from June 22, 1976 to July 31,1996. I began as a volunteer in Seattle in 1974. After meeting Moishe Rosen at Lutheran […]

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Letter from Susan Bragg
Author: Susan Bragg

Dear Susan, David and the entire Jews for Jesus Staff, First of all, I want you all to know that I miss you! I have very fond memories of my time in San Francisco and at Jews for Jesus. I was truly blessed on a number of levels while working at the ministry. You were […]

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Letter from Tal Brooke
Author: Tal Brooke

Spiritual Counterfeits Project (SCP) has been a frontline ministry confronting the occult, the cults, and the New Age movement and explaining why they are making an impact on our society. In the name of truth, sophisticated lies are fed to unwary people who live in and shape our world. Our mandate is to communicate with […]

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Letter from Theresa Newell
Author: Theresa Newell

Jews for Jesus 30th Anniversary By Theresa Newell Lausanne Consultation on Jewish Evangelism (LCJE) North America Coordinator In 1980 LCJE was organized as a result of decisions made at a Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization consultation in Thailand. That same year I opened the first U.S. office for the historic Anglican ministry among Jewish people, […]

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Letter from Torkild Masvie
Author: Torkild Masvie

I have known the Jews for Jesus organization and senior staff for years. They are an organization with fundamental integrity, i.e. they live up to their stated goals with no hidden agenda. They are characterized by their clear, sober, biblical theology which is in line with the principles of the reformation. They represent a clear […]

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Letter from Valerie Cymes
Author: Valerie Cymes

I praise God for the opportunity he gave me to serve as a missionary with Jews for Jesus. I saw God do so many wonderful works through the ministry, and I was able to participate in many of them. From handing out tracts at the Washington, DC Metro to singing in the subways of New […]

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Letter from Wes Taber
Author: Wes Taber

Often in a ministry context I am asked, How are you different from Jews for Jesus?” My usual response is, “Jews for Jesus is a sister organization. We believe the same things, and have the same goal: to see Jewish people come to know Messiah Jesus and grow in their faith.” I thank the Lord […]

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Letter from David Brickner
August 1, 2003
Author: David Brickner

It is hard to believe we have entered the 30th year of ministry for Jews For Jesus. In these 30 years over 800 people have served the Lord with this mission. Together we have talked to hundreds of thousands of people about the Lord, introduced thousands more to faith in Yeshua and had the gospel […]

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Letter from Sharon Freeman
February 7, 2003
Author: Sharon Freeman

Dear David, Moishe, and all of my other friends serving with Jews For Jesus, Shalom! I just wanted to take a moment to share with you and express my gratitude for all that I learned over the twelve years of serving with the ministry. The person whom God has brought me up to be is […]

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Letter from Mark L. Bailey
February 3, 2003
Author: Mark Bailey

To whom it may concern: I have watched the ministry of Jews for Jesus for twenty-five years. I have known their chairman of the board, Byron Spradlin, for the same period. Susan Perlman now serves on the board of Dallas Theological Seminary, and I am pleased to call Moishe Rosen and David Brickner my friends. […]

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Letter from Vernon Grounds
Author: Vernon Grounds

What a privilege it was to serve on the board of Jews for Jesus! I enjoyed that responsibility for 18 years and regretfully gave it up only because of advancing age (I am now 88). As an organization Jews for Jesus was operated with admirable efficiency (it still is) and likewise in keeping with highest […]

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Letter from Walter C. Kaiser, Jr.
January 31, 2003
Author: Jews for Jesus

Mr. David Brickner Jews For Jesus 10962 LeConte Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90024 Dear Friends of Jews for Jesus: It is a special delight for me to send my warm greetings and congratulations to Jews for Jesus as you approach your thirtieth anniversary. I have had the privilege of seeing first-hand the great impact you […]

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Letter from Abraham Sandler
January 28, 2003
Author: Abraham Sandler

January 28, 2003 For more than 20 years I have known of and related to the Jews for Jesus organization. I have had their staff speak in my congregation that I pastored, and I have participated with them in various ministry endeavors. In all of my experience with them I have found them to be […]

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Letter from Lev Leigh
January 5, 2003
Author: Lev Leigh

To whom it may concern, I served with Jews for Jesus for six years, from 1995 to 2000. During my time with the mission, I found Jews for Jesus to be a Christian ministry (or Messianic, if you prefer) with a passion for the good news about Jesus and a heartfelt dedication to communicating the […]

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