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Jews for Jesus said, “Behold Your God Jerusalem,” in an unprecedented way this past month. With over 200 staff and volunteers participating, the group engaged in over 5,000 conversations with Israelis about Jesus one on one and had over 200,000 check out their social media posts.
The results of a recently released study by the Barna Group, Jewish Millennials: The Beliefs and Behaviors Shaping Young Jews in America, have been called into question by some Jewish leaders. This reaction is emotional and unfounded.
The Barna team found that Millennial Jews in America present quite a paradox.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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…
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.
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.
Jews for Jesus Campaigner Taken to Prison in Israel Without Cause FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Susan Perlman, Jews for Jesus (415) 864-2600 [email protected] www.jewsforjesus.org November 20, 2013, San Francisco, CA Freedom of Religion Under Assault...
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...
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...
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…“
Christianity Today: Jews for Jesus Director Defends Remarks This article originally appeard in ChristianityToday.com by Sarah Pulliam Jews for Jesus came under scrutiny after Politico published remarks made at Sarah Palin’s church before she was chosen as John...
MSNBC: Jews for Jesus Head Defends Speech Posted: Tuesday, September 09, 2008 3:17 PM by Domenico Montanaro From MSNBC.com From NBC’s Aram Roston ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The executive director of Jews For Jesus — a group that tries to convert Jews to...
The Gospel and the Jewish People Did you see the full-page ad in The New York Times on Friday, March 28, entitled “The Gospel and Jewish People: An Evangelical Statement“? Sponsored by the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA), the statement is signed by...