4 Things to Know About Jewish Healing
November 15, 2018
Author: Jacqui Meyer

Interacting with a personal God who listens to our prayers and cares about our daily affairs feels foreign to many Jewish people. Thus the Jewish healing movement is an opportunity to explore one’s spiritual beliefs and develop new ways of relating to God.

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What’s a Jewish Girl to Do? I Wanted God, Not Jesus
March 16, 2018
Author: Amanda Higgins

By my third year of grad school, my life, externally, was great. I had friends and a boyfriend who made a lot of money. I was in great shape, competing in a triathlon. But inside I was miserable. I found myself questioning everything: If life has no meaning, what does it matter if I live another day? And what happens after I die?

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Is God a Crutch?
Author: Jews for Jesus

Many of us who believe in Jesus (especially those of us who are Jewish) hear from our non-believing friends and relatives that he is “only a crutch.” Robert Rosett, a family physician in California, remembers the first time, as a child, that he asked his...

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Lifting the Dark Curtain
Author: Carole Cohen

Lifting the Dark Curtain I was born in Chicago, Illinois, on September 23, 1949, to a Jewish mother and gentile father. When I was two, they divorced. My mother, Harriet, was very liberal and not very interested in Judaism. She cooked bacon, ham and sausage. She read...

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Renouncing the Stigma of Mental Illness
Author: Jews for Jesus

Renouncing the Stigma of Mental Illness “It’s said that people with mental illness face a double-edged sword,” writes Margarita Tartakovsky. “Not only do they have to contend with serious, disruptive symptoms, they still have to deal with...

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He Makes Me Lie Down in Green Pastures
Author: Don Baker

Green pastures don’t just happen.” If ever you’ve walked over the rolling hills of Israel, you’ve noted that the ground is rocky, barren and brown. Lack of rain between May and October means that vegetation is either withered in the heat or...

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