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The press releases below are our responses to news which directly affects both Jews for Jesus and the cause of Jewish evangelism worldwide. Here are the latest, the most controversial, and the most compelling notices of what our ministry faces on a daily basis. Read them below.

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Jews for Jesus Responds to Evangelical Church in Germany’s (EKD) Renunciation of Jewish Evangelism
November 21, 2016
Author: Susan Perlman

At their annual synod, the EKD, a group of Lutheran, Reformed and United churches that comprise the liberal wing of Protestantism in Germany, passed a resolution renouncing its mission to convert Jews to Christianity.

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Daily Beast Torching of Mosque Story Gets It Wrong
September 16, 2016
Author: Jews for Jesus

The Daily Beast ran a sensational headline. entitled: “Jew for Jesus Arrested for Torching Omar Mateen’s Mosque,” but Joseph Schreiber is not in any way associated with Jews for Jesus.

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Jerusalem Online Removes Slanderous Article on Jews for Jesus
April 21, 2016
Author: Jews for Jesus

A February 21st article by Rachel Avraham, titled “Jews for Jesus Missionaries Support Pro-terror Palestinian Organization,” has been taken down by Jerusalem Online in response to a letter from Jews for Jesus’ lawyers.

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Jews for Jesus Libeled in the Jerusalem Online
February 22, 2016
Author: Susan Perlman

Jews for Jesus missionaries are wrongly being charged with links to Arab terrorists according to a Jerusalem Online report. Father Gabriel Naddaf of Nazareth alleges that, by association, Jews for Jesus is in collusion with those who are anti-Zionist. He cites conversations with two Jews for Jesus staff members, both of whom have served as soldiers in the IDF and currently serve in the Israeli reserves.

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Jews for Jesus Leader Denounces Vatican Statement on Jewish Evangelism
December 11, 2015
Author: David Brickner

The Vatican’s Commission for Religious Relations with Jews released a comprehensive document on Catholic-Jewish relations on December 10 which calls on the Catholic Church to “neither conduct nor support any specific institutional mission work directed towards Jews.”

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A Clarification about the San Bernardino Tragedy, from Jews for Jesus
December 7, 2015
Author: Jews for Jesus

In the wake of the tragic shooting in San Bernardino, literally thousands of articles have identified one of the victims, Nicholas Thalasinos. as a Messianic Jew…

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Paris Branch Update
November 14, 2015
Author: Jews for Jesus

The recent attacks have struck again in Paris within a stone’s throw from our Juifs Pour Jesus office and in neighborhoods and landmarks where we regularly engage in ministry. Our team is fine and our families are fine. Thank you all for your prayers and concern. The Police in our district reached out to us…

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Controversial Video Hits 1 Million Views After Cable Stations Deny Ads “That Jew Died for You” Challenges Anti-Semitism
April 22, 2014
Author: Jews for Jesus

With less than one week until Holocaust Remembrance Day on April 28, a video that shows Jesus carrying a cross into Auschwitz is gaining traction and igniting conversation about where God was during one of the most tragic events in history. Jews for Jesus released the professional video, “That Jew Died for You,” to help redefine the conversation and reshape views of Jesus.

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Campaigner Released on Bail from Prison
November 25, 2013
Author: Jews for Jesus

Barry B. took part in the Behold Your God Campaign in the Negev which just successfully concluded. Last Wednesday Barry was arrested and spent 4 days and nights in from the Ramle Prison near Tel Aviv for exercising his faith in Y’shua.

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Why The Recent Attacks on Jews Who Believe in Jesus?
November 18, 2013
Author: Jews for Jesus

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 18, 2013, Phoenix, AZ A Wave of Attacks Distorts the Mission and Message of Messianic Jewish Organizations The November 14 appearance of former President George W. Bush at a fundraising event sponsored by the Messianic Jewish Bible Institute of Dallas, Texas triggered a firestorm of criticism—directed at both Bush and several […]

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Jews for Jesus Messianic Statement
July 31, 2012
Author: Jews for Jesus

Jews for Jesus Affirms the Messianic Jewish Movement and the Messianic Congregational Movement   (July 31, 2012)  In a statement released today, the Jews for Jesus Council (its global leadership body) issued the following statement of clarification on its position on the Messianic Jewish Movement. Moved by a desire for unity, and in the interest of […]

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RICHARD NIXON, BILLY GRAHAM, AND JEWS FOR JESUS
June 26, 2009
Author: Jews for Jesus

June 26, 2009

The Rev. Billy Graham informed Richard Nixon of the Jewish community’s concern about Jews for Jesus in a private telephone conversation in February 1973. Graham represented the group as being “set up all over the country,” at a time when the organization was in its fledgling stage, with just a handful of workers.

The 20-minute conversation, released on Tuesday as part of 154 hours of tape recordings from the Nixon White House, took place on February 21, 1973, the day Israeli jets fired on a Libyan passenger plane that violated its airspace, causing the plane to crash and killing 108 people on board…

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Jews for Jesus Featured in the Jerusalem Post!
February 13, 2009
Author: Jews for Jesus

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The Gospel and the Jewish People
March 31, 2008
Author: Jews for Jesus
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Jews for Jesus at Superbowl XLII
February 6, 2008
Author: Jews for Jesus

The Jews for Jesus Arizona branch organized an evangelistic outreach along with several volunteers from a local church and a Messianic congregation.”

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Jews for Jesus staff member and volunteer holding sign at Annapolis Peace Conference

Annapolis Peace Summit
November 28, 2007
Author: Jews for Jesus

Washington D.C. Jews for Jesus branch attends the protests taking place at the Peace Summit in Annapolis.”

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Letter to the Editor of Christianity Today
November 5, 2007
Author: David Brickner

Read David Brickner’s letter to the editor in response to Christianity Today’s article on “What It Means to Love Israel”.”

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Jews for Jesus in November 5, 2007 Issue of Newsweek
October 29, 2007
Author: Jews for Jesus

Read what Newsweek Society Editor, Lisa Miller had to say about Jews for Jesus in relating to a recent statement by Ann Coulter about ‘Perfecting’ Jews.”

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Jewish Evangelism Leaders Meet World-Wide
August 24, 2007
Author: Jews for Jesus

For Immediate Release Jewish Evangelism Leaders Meet World-Wide Keszthely, Hungary, 24 August 2007 – Over 160 participants from 18 countries, representing 16 agencies and congregations involved in Jewish evangelism participated in The Lausanne Consultation on Jewish Evangelism’s (LCJE) eighth international gathering. The six-day meeting, with the theme Jewish Evangelism – Telling the Story,” was a […]

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Southern Baptists, Jewish Christians: Bible Says God Gave Israel to the Jews
September 13, 2006
Author: Jews for Jesus

David Brickner and Susan Perlman of Jews for Jesus are cited in this recent article from the Christian Post, which deals with support for Israel.

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Press Release: Jews for Jesus and Jackie Mason
August 25, 2006
Author: Jews for Jesus

For immediate release Contact Person: Susan Perlman Jackie Mason, the comedian, is suing Jews for Jesus over one of their evangelistic pamphlets which features his likeness. The pamphlet, entitled, Jackie Mason, a Jew for Jesus!?” is a good natured look at how anyone, Jew or Gentile, can become a follower of Jesus. Mason, in his […]

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Jews for Jesus in the News (and blogs)
July 5, 2006
Author: Jews for Jesus

Check out recent coverage of Jews for Jesus on these web sites and blogs. Some encourage readers to add their own comments, so feel free to speak your mind on these sites. Be sure to click the continue reading” link below to see the full list of media articles. July 6 Freudian Slips “Jews for […]

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Jews for Jesus in the News
Author: Jews for Jesus

New July 20: See CBS’s story with video online. THIS IS HUGE! The New York Times ran an article on us that was absolutely amazing. We got permission to repost their article, so go here and read it.

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How Dare They Call Us Sinners?
October 5, 2005
Author: Ruth Rosen

In a letter to the editor of JewishTimes.com, Baltimore resident Sarah J. Rosenbloom expressed chagrin that Jews for Jesus has the “gall” to suggest “we” (meaning the Jewish community) are sinners. Her letter seemed particularly interesting to us at this time of year as Jewish people the world over prepare for Yom Kippur. Read Ms. […]

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The War on Jewish Evangelism
July 1, 2004
Author: Jews for Jesus

July 1, 2004 This recent letter sent to our friends and supporters, “The War on Jewish Evangelism,” received press coverage—not all of it necessarily accurate—since being mailed in late 2003. This is a text copy of the original letter, for those who may have seen some of the coverage but not the original. Dear ___, […]

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