Entire Christian denominations have abandoned God’s call to share the good news with Jewish people. They may believe they are fighting anti-Semitism but could it be that they are unintentionally promoting a subtler form of it?
One of the best ways Christians can show love for the Jewish people is to stand against anti-Semitism. Looking for practical ways to do that? Try these for starters.
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.
A look at the Jewishness of the authors, focus, language, and content of the New Testament.
While there are Messianic Jews who do follow Him, the majority of Jews still do not recognize Jesus as messiah or as God. Read about the common cultural, historical and religious reasons here.
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?”
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.
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.
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.
Anti-Semitism threatens the foundations of the Christian faith and undermines the saving message of the gospel.
Many Jewish people are afraid to open the New Testament because of what so-called “Christians” have done in the name of Jesus.
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...
From Generation to Generation: A Jewish Family Finds Their Way Home 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...
My father, Fred, was born in Germany in 1925. The son of a baker, he lived in a village of 2,000 people. The town had very few Jews, ten families to be exact. As a young boy, my father had to look among the non-Jews for playmates. School Days By the time my father was...
The New Testament–which simply means New Covenant–needs to be accepted for what it is, a Jewish book written almost entirely by Jewish people. Most of the concepts in the New Testament cannot be understood apart from their background in the Hebrew Bible....