Our staff are hard at work raising up the next generation of Jewish believers
July 13, 2016
Author: Jews for Jesus

Rebekah “Red Sox” Rood, a New York Branch Children and Youth Minister, updates you on Camp Gilgal East.

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Prodigals Do Come Home
April 21, 2015
Author: David Brickner

If your heart has ever been broken over a young person who wandered away from the faith and is now living as though God does not exist, we hope this encourages you!

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Next generation: praise and prayer request
December 18, 2013
Author: Jews for Jesus

We love getting your notes and emails letting us know that you pray through our prayer prompters every month. What a blessing! For the past few years, we have asked prayer for the next generation of Jews for Jesus … every single month. It’s about time we tell you how God has been answering your prayers!

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Something New …
January 1, 2012
Author: Jews for Jesus

Jews for Jesus’ new Creative Arts Discipleship and Evangelism Training program (CADET) is an intensive eight-month program for developing a community of Jewish believing artists committed to a lifestyle of biblical discipleship and Messianic witness. This unique...

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Wonder What You Can Do with the Wonderbook?
Author: Jews for Jesus

Book Title: The Wonder Book: Answers to Kids’ Questions Author: Child Evangelism Fellowship Date Published: 2000 Publisher: CEF Press ISBN: 978-1559760249 Reviewer: Jews for Jesus Scores of books on evangelism are available, but little has been written that...

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Moishe Knew the Value of Children’s Ministry…
July 1, 2010
Author: Liz Goldstein

Age never seemed to be a factor for Moishe in relating to people; he was never condescending or patronizing with children.  One of his goals was that Jews for Jesus have a meaningful ministry to young people,* and he especially wanted us to excel in camp ministry.  He...

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Seeking Wisdom
October 1, 2009
Author: David Brickner

Has God given you an opportunity or situation that made you realize just how much you need His wisdom? Becoming the executive director of Jews for Jesus has made me keenly aware of my need for godly wisdom.  When people ask how they might pray for me I always request...

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A New Outlook
April 1, 2009
Author: Lynn McCoy

I met Paula a couple of years ago at our Passover banquet. She came as the guest of her Christian friend, Jennifer, who had witnessed to Paula over the years. Jennifer had attended many of our events and felt that we would be able to help Paula get to the next step in...

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L’Dor v’dor: From Generation to Generation, Loving the Jewish People
November 1, 2008
Author: David Brickner

“My mother taught me to love the Jewish people; she always reminded me that the Jews are God’s chosen. That is why I love Jews for Jesus and support what you guys are doing.” We hear this over and over from friends who speak, often with a note of...

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Passing It On Camp Style
June 1, 2008
Author: Matt Friedman

Camp Gilgal, the Jews for Jesus summer camp, was started in 1991 to provide a way for Jewish children, (most of whom are from believing families), to grow together in their own faith and identities as Jewish believers in the Messiah. There are three Camp Gilgal...

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Virtual Disciples
Author: Aaron Abramson

It was a communication breakdown. MySpace, Facebook, Friendster, Photobucket, Skype, AIM, personal websites, e-mails—unavailable. All we could do was relate to . . . each other. Mere miles would not have hindered access to family and friends—but between our schedule,...

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The Making of a Trainer
October 3, 2007
Author: Jews for Jesus

Many of you have met a Jews for Jesus missionary who spoke with confidence at a local church, or maybe you’ve met one of us handing out our gospel broadsides on a street corner. Did you ever wonder what it takes for a missionary to speak confidently, and (we hope) be...

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Leadership: Passing It On
May 1, 2007
Author: Joshua Sofaer

JOSHUA SOFAER Numerous recent personnel shifts within Jews for Jesus have seen some of our younger leaders taking positions of leadership in our branches. That includes the leadership of our flagship branch in New York City, which passed to Joshua Sofaer following...

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How Shall We Then Write?

One of my favorite college assignments came in a Children’s Literature class at San Francisco State University, when my professor asked us to read 100 assorted story and picture books. I spent several delightful Saturday afternoons in the public library,...

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Be a Mensch: Mentor a Younger Person!
Topics: discipleship
Author: Jews for Jesus

An anonymous sage once said, When you find a turtle on a fence post, the one thing you know for certain is that he didn’t get there by himself.” Anyone who has benefited from the mentoring process can tell you that someone went out of their way to invest...

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Story of a Russian Israeli
July 1, 1999
Author: Jews for Jesus

It used to be that my life would begin each Friday at noon. That was when my last class was over and I was free to do what was then most important to me: find the hevreh” (gang, group of friends) and plan our weekend. We all wanted to have as good a time as...

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A Daily Reminder
June 1, 1998
Author: Peter Rice

Sometimes I reminisce about people I’ve had an opportunity to minister to, and I wonder how their spiritual journey is going. I’ve been in Washington for almost ten years, and many whom I’ve helped lead to faith have since moved away. Some-times God...

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Does Your Mother Know You’re Doing This?
Author: Josh Sofaer

For those of us who have handed out tracts with Jews for Jesus, we’ve all heard it—in fact, we almost come to expect it. A person is walking down the street, their eyes focused on where they’re headed. They see us, their eyes close a bit. They don’t...

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Camp Gilgal and the Next Generation in Messiah

It could be that when Jews for Jesus ceases to exist,it might be said that our Camp Gilgal ministry was our greatest achievement.” Moishe Rosen, August 25, 1995 Camp Gilgal began in 1991 in both California and Pennsylvania. This summer we will be premiering a...

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Project Joshua: A Little Known Outreach of Jews for Jesus
April 1, 1998
Author: Stephen Katz

Why Project Joshua? We wanted a vehicle to train Jewish Christian college students in evangelism, get them excited about their roots and acquaint them with the land and the people of Israel. Project Joshua enables us to select fifteen bright and highly motivated...

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