Esther, Purim and Why It All (Still) Matters
Topics: purim, miracles
Author: Andy Koenig

God is never mentioned in Esther, yet His fingerprints are all over the pages of this beloved book. In the same way, did we fail to recognize God among us when Yeshua (Jesus) walked the earth some 2,000 years ago? Did he, like Esther, come “for such a time as this?”

Continue Reading Reading Time: 0

A Rising Tide of Anti-Semitism
February 27, 2017
Author: David Brickner

A reporter for The Forward, a well-known Jewish newspaper based in New York City, asked what Jews for Jesus does to combat anti-Semitism. Among other things, we explained our commitment to inform Christian friends like you about this scourge wherever it raises its ugly head.

Continue Reading Reading Time: 3 minutes

Rabbi Isaac Lichtenstein and the Discarded New Testament
Author: Matt Sieger

As a young rabbi, Isaac Lichtenstein (1825–1908) reprimanded a young man for showing him a Bible containing a New Testament, took the book from him, and put it on a corner shelf. Thirty years later Lichtenstein opened the book… and it changed his life.

Continue Reading Reading Time: 4 minutes

Movie review | Septembers of Shiraz
July 29, 2016
Author: Stan Meyer

Septembers of Shiraz is an adaptation of Dalia Sofer’s 2008 novel of the same name.

Continue Reading Reading Time: 2 minutes

Hate Is Not That Complicated
April 14, 2015
Author: Stephen Katz

On the eve of Yom HaShoah, an American Jew writes about his family’s fate in the Holocaust.

Continue Reading Reading Time: 2 minutes

Ever Again
Author: Avi Snyder

 The Jewish people have always had opponents, because God’s plans have always had an opponent, one whom the Scriptures call the adversary. 

Continue Reading Reading Time: 6 minutes

Interview with Josh Turnil
Author: Jews for Jesus

 The real evil behind anti-Semitism is that the Jewish people have been blamed for the earth’s woes throughout the centuries, but they are actually the solution to the earth’s problems. 

Continue Reading Reading Time: 3 minutes

An Open Letter to Christian Friends from a Jew in France
Author: Joshua Turnil

Anti-Semitism threatens the foundations of the Christian faith and undermines the saving message of the gospel.

Continue Reading Reading Time: 6 minutes

I Shook Hitler’s Hand
Author: Anton Schreiner

 Many Jewish people are afraid to open the New Testament because of what so-called “Christians” have done in the name of Jesus. 

Continue Reading Reading Time: 4 minutes

Anti-Semitism Couldn’t Choke Out the Truth
Author: Tuvya Zaretsky

 A young man encounters virulent anti-Semitism in college, but discovers that Christians who truly follow Jesus love the Jewish people. 

Continue Reading Reading Time: 4 minutes

If Christ Is Risen, Then…
March 17, 2015
Author: David Brickner

 How genuine belief in the Resurrection affects commitment to evangelism

Continue Reading Reading Time: 4 minutes

For Such a Time as Purim 2015
March 2, 2015
Topics: purim
Author: Susan Perlman

Anti-Semitism seems to be at a high right now.  After the horrific Paris attacks and the general anti-Jewish sentiment throughout Europe, perhaps Israel’s Prime Minister (his country has the largest Jewish population in the world) has concerns that are warranted.  Iran (Persia of old) has a long history of looking to get rid of Jews….

Continue Reading Reading Time: 1

My Father the Nazi
Author: Werner Oder

The son of an SS officer, Werner Oder is now grateful to God for the privilege of standing for Israel and the Jews in a world of increasing anti-Semitism.

Continue Reading Reading Time: 3 minutes

Those Who Sow In Tears
July 19, 2013
Author: Igor Spivak

To tell the truth, it’s not always easy to sow the gospel, especially in Jewish hearts. When we sow the gospel on the streets, we face opposition in the form of anti-Semites, some of whom are members of the Russian Orthodox Church. We also face opposition from religious Jews. I will confess to you that…

Continue Reading Reading Time: 2 minutes
Purim: A Modern-Day Guide to Survival
March 1, 2009
Author: David Brickner

These are trying times. As we’re confronted with an economic meltdown of global proportions, international terrorism, political upheaval and cultural decline, many can’t help wondering how we will survive such conditions. Jewish history has much to teach us about how God has preserved His people through times of upheaval and distress. This month, Jews around…

Continue Reading Reading Time: 4 minutes
Yartzheit for the Cardinal
Author: Joshua Turnil

Jean-Marie Lustiger walked nervously up to the dais to preside over his first mass. The church was packed and the silence palpable. Just as the young priest was about to speak, someone from the crowd yelled, “Get the Jews out!” Lustiger’s reply broke the stunned silence, “All right, if the Jews must leave, that means…

Continue Reading Reading Time: 8 minutes
The Misunderstood Jew
January 30, 2007
Author: Rich Robinson

Book Title: The Misunderstood Jew Author: Amy-Jill Levine Date Published: November 20, 2007 Publisher: HarperOne; Reprint edition Genre: 1. History2. Judaism3. Historical Theology ISBN: 978-0061137785 Reviewer: Rich Robinson Review Date: January 30, 2007 Update: I’ve continuing reading through The Misunderstood Jew. Chapter Two is From Jewish Sect to Gentile Church” and is the least satisfactory…

Continue Reading Reading Time: 3 minutes
From Generation to Generation: A Jewish Family Finds Their Way Home
Author: Steve Wertheim

My name is Steven Peter Wertheim. I was born August 3, 1951 in the Bronx, New York—but our family actually lived in the upper west side of Manhattan, where it seemed like everyone was either Jewish or Catholic. Regular fights broke out between us neighborhood kids. As things heated up, invariably one of them” would…

Continue Reading Reading Time: 8 minutes
The Holocaust
January 1, 2005
Author: Jews for Jesus

People often describe the Holocaust as the climax of 2,000 years of Christian mistreatment of Jews. Some invoke the Shoah as the ultimate reason for Jews not to believe in Jesus. Jewish believer Moishe Rosen challenges that view: The phrase ‘2,000 years of history leading up to the Holocaust’ is more than a reference to…

Continue Reading Reading Time: 2 minutes
Page 1 of 212