Jewish and Christian: Can It Be?
Author: Ruth Rosen

Can I be a Jewish Christian? What makes someone Jewish? What’s the difference between a Christian and a Gentile and a Jew for Jesus? All these answers and more, right here!

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Resolving the December Dilemma for Interfaith Couples and Families
Author: Tuvya Zaretsky

Every year, around Christmas and Hanukkah, or even Easter and Passover, many Jewish-Gentile couples and families are finding themselves in a tough place to navigate. Here’s a helpful way to understand the difficulties and continue to work toward spiritual harmony in your home.

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Go Ahead. Be Provocative! (In a Romans 11:11 way)
May 1, 2017
Author: David Brickner

God has tasked Gentile Christians with making Jewish people jealous—of their relationship with God! We’d like to encourage you to do that, and we have some resources that can help.

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We Had Questions…Oy! So Many Good Answers!

This was the most fun article to put together, because it’s all about YOU! We recognize that not all of our Havurah readers worship at a Messianic congregation, or live so far out in Yennevelt that they don’t have the option. Many in our Messianic family...

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To the Jew First and Also to the Gentile
Author: Jews for Jesus

We spoke to several pastors who are Jewish and who also lead evangelical churches. Their stories are testimonies of God’s faithful leading to bring three men to Himself from their Jewish backgrounds, as well as leading them into ministry in the church. They feel...

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A Brother From Another Mother
July 1, 2011
Author: David Brickner

As you read this month’s newsletter, I am most likely out on the streets of New York City, handing out broadsides (gospel tracts). I hope that many of you held onto last month’s prayer calendar and are interceding for us as we launch into our Summer...

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What Jews Should Know about Evangelical Christians
Author: Jews for Jesus

In this edition of ISSUES, we would like to offer a smorgasbord of material to help Jews who don’t believe in Jesus better understand evangelicals who do. What do evangelicals actually believe and how does it affect their life choices? What are the underpinnings of...

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Why I, a German, Love the Jewish People
Author: Irmhild Barend

Love often begins with a discovery. We discover someone to whom we feel deeply drawn and who then inspires our devotion. My love for my Jewish brothers and sisters started with a discovery. Discovery and an empty chair. The conference dining room was filled with the...

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Jewish-Gentile Couples: becoming one flesh and one spirit
Author: Tuvya Zaretsky

In 1972, the sitcom Bridget Loves Bernie,” which had at its nexus a Jewish husband and a Gentile wife, was cancelled after one season because the intermarriage theme was considered too controversial. Evidently immune to the fuss, the stars of the show, Meredith...

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What’s a Nice Jewish Boy Like You…?
Author: Stephen Katz

Stephen Katz is currently chief of station of our Jews for Jesus-D.C. branch, having moved to the Washington area two years ago. But for many years he and his family lived in San Francisco, and from that base Stephen wrote the lead articles for Mishpochah...

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Blessing Gentiles
Author: Jews for Jesus

Blessing Gentiles While we affirm that the Jews are God's chosen people, it is important to note that God's plan from the beginning has always been to bless all people through the Jewish people. Torah Prophets Writings Hebrew Scripture promise or principle of blessing...

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From Uganda With Love
Author: James Mwesigwa

I go by James, though many people still call me by my Muslim name. My father is Al Hajj, and my great-grandfather was also Al Hajj.* I am from the capital city of Kampala, Uganda. I grew up as a Muslim, and from as early as I can remember, I hated Jews. This hatred...

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Raising Children in Two Worlds
Author: Stephen Katz

Mommy, does Grandma believe in Yeshua? “No, sweetheart, she doesn’t.” “But why not? She’s Jewish, isn’t she?!” All four of our children have initiated conversations much like the one above with my wife or me, and some of you...

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The Best of Both Worlds [interview with Ron and Liessa Randle]
Author: Jews for Jesus

Some might think that Liessa broke the chain of her Jewish heritage. Others might conclude that Ron watered down his African-American culture. But as far as this couple is concerned, they have the best of both worlds. How did they overcome the disapproval of one...

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Abandoned: What is God’s Will for the Jewish People and the Church?
September 1, 1997
Author: Moishe Rosen

Book Title: Abandoned: What is God’s Will for the Jewish People and the Church? Author: Stan Telchin (Author), Arthur Glasser (Foreword) Date Published: March 1, 1997 Publisher: Chosen Books Genre: 1. Church Institutions & Organizations 2. Evangelism 3. Judaism...

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Will the Circle Be Unbroken?
Author: Stephen Katz

I was standing near the student union at the University of Illinois watching a hellfire and brimstone preacher condemn the crowd that had gathered to tease him. “Fornicators!” he yelled at them. “You’re all going straight to hell!” I...

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Don’t Give Up on Your Local Church!
Author: David Brickner

I’ve been asking some of you what issues you want addressed in the Mishpochah Message. One Jewish believer answered, I need some encouragement out here in the trenches. I go to a church, not a messianic synagogue. I enjoy the fellowship, but sometimes I feel out...

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Singing God’s Praises
February 1, 1990
Author: Heidi Grabke

How can someone with blond hair and blue eyes and a name like Heidi Grabke be Jewish? That’s easy. My mother is Jewish and my father is half German and half Jewish. I have my father’s German coloring and German surname, but believe me, underneath all this...

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The Egg and Miriam or: A Post-Easter Assessment
Author: Mitch Glaser

So I’ve mentioned my children in past Mishpochah Messages; please, bear with this Jewish father. I couldn’t expect you to recognize the fact that our two are the brightest, most intelligent children in the world, but the doctor’s name is Miriam and...

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How Jewish Can a Jew for Jesus Be?
Author: Louis Goldberg

Jewish believers in Jesus are often accused by fellow Jews of not being Jewish enough in their practice. At the same time, there have always been believers in Jesus who labeled as legalism” any attempts by Jewish believers to keep Jewish practices. By legalism...

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