Israelis in India and Peru celebrated Rosh Hashanah with Jews for Jesus
September 27, 2017
Author: Jews for Jesus

This year, 63 people attended our Rosh Hashanah dinner in India and twenty in Peru. All got to hear a gospel presentation.

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In the Little Shtetl of Vaysechvoos: Sage Advice
Author: Jews for Jesus

A young man is hurrying home to prepare for Rosh Hashanah when he is accosted by two hooligans, beaten and robbed and left in the alley he had used for a shortcut.

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Do you hear the trumpet call?
August 9, 2013
Author: Maxim Ammosov

Author: Lynn McCoy

Rosh Hashanah is just around the corner! I’ve been praying that God would bring many Jewish seekers to our holiday services, and that they might come to faith in the Messiah and Redeemer of Israel. I also pray that the seed sown in previous years will bear fruit...

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Ram or Lamb
March 26, 2013
Author: Matt Sieger

What’s Easter Got to Do with Rosh Hashanah?

You probably have heard of the Passover connection to Easter, that the Last Supper was a seder, etc. But do you know about the Rosh Hashanah connection?

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Rosh Hashanah

Jewish Facts of Life: Yom Kippur and Sukkot
September 11, 2012
Author: Jews for Jesus

Last month we mentioned that Rosh Hashanah begins at sundown on September 16. If you missed that, you can catch up on Rosh Hashanah info and get some free downloads here. Rosh Hashanah ushers in the Ten Days of Awe, culminating in Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement....

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The Ultimate Guide to Rosh Hashanah
Author: Carolyne Rohrig

Sunday, September 16 is Rosh Hashanah, the celebration of the Jewish New Year. It’s a time when we greet each other with “L’shanah tovah,” which means, “To a good year.” It’s also the most spectacular sugar-high of the year. We eat apples and...

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Also in this Edition
September 9, 2012
Topics: rosh hashanah
Author: Jews for Jesus

Rosh Hashanah in 60 Seconds How to Cook an Etrog (after Sukkot) Rosh Hashanah in 60 Seconds How to Cook an Etrog (after...

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Christ in the High Holidays
September 8, 2012
Author: David Brickner

This month, the holiest days of the entire Old Testament calendar will be observed in Jewish communities around the world. They are the Feast of Trumpets and the Day of Atonement, otherwise known as the High Holidays.* God commanded Israel to have “a holy...

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Rosh Hashanah
September 8, 2011
Author: Jews for Jesus

Rosh Hashanah (the Jewish New Year) begins at sundown Sept 28. However you will not find Rosh Hashanah in the Bible, because there the holiday is referred to as the Feast of Trumpets, or Yom Teruah (pronounced “true-ah”). A couple of years ago, our...

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A Holiday Reflection: New Beginnings
September 1, 2010
Author: David Brickner

Why celebrate new beginnings? They create a sense of wonder and anticipation of what might be. New beginnings are promising; they give us something to look forward to. Yet they also help us reflect on the past, to thank God for the goodness we have experienced by His...

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Blow That Trumpet!
September 1, 2009
Author: David Brickner

I am a trumpet player; I grew up practicing, playing and studying to become the best trumpet player I could be. While pursuing a career in orchestral performance at Boston University I was apprehended by God and called into His service. Early on I found many...

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Happy New Year!
September 26, 2008
Author: Jews for Jesus

Happy New Year! The Jewish New Year, that is. It’s September, the end of summer, the beginning of school, and— according to the Jewish calendar—the 5769th year since God created the heavens and the earth. On the Gregorian calendar, Rosh Hashanah (literally head...

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Happy New Year!
September 1, 2007
Author: Jews for Jesus

Yes, we know, there are several months left in 2007. According to the Hebrew calendar, however, it is soon to be the year 5768. The Hebrew calendar differs from the one most people use, first because it calculates how many years have passed since Creation, according...

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Jewish Facts of Life
September 1, 2006
Author: Jews for Jesus

Jews for Jesus is not the only group that finds the High Holidays a good time to reach out to seekers. Many other Jewish groups, some traditional and some very non-traditional, are inviting seekers to come celebrate the holidays with them. For example, you may have...

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Bits from the Branches
November 1, 2005
Author: Jews for Jesus

Tel Aviv Miriam Abramov reports, A recent sortie (tract passing expedition) seemed especially difficult as nobody wanted to stop and talk. Yet we kept handing out our tracts and trying to engage people with the gospel. Finally I said a quick prayer: ‘Oh Lord,...

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The BYG* Pic
October 1, 2005
Author: Jews for Jesus

*Behold Your God is our plan to reach every city outside of Israel where there are 25,000 or more Jewish people. (We also have an outreach in Israel.) This month we have a Behold Your God campaign in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The people of Buenos Aires are known as...

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Food and Jewish Life

All people eat, but for Jewish people eating is an event! What holiday would be complete without food? Even Yom Kippur ends with a break fast. Food provides sustenance, strength and a sense of nurture, and even helps bring meaning and sanctity to Jewish life and...

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High Holiday Celebrations of the Home and Heart
Author: Jews for Jesus

Every year as the calendar rolls around to the High Holidays, our minds are filled with memories of times past and anticipation of the traditions we are about to celebrate. We asked several Jewish believers to tell us what has made their holidays special and as some...

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Resolutions That Guard Your Heart
Author: Susan Perlman

We don’t always know how the resolutions we make may one day guard our hearts—or even our bodies—as I discovered at the Israel in the Garden” celebration in San Francisco. It is amazing how many ways people can make their displeasure known when you are...

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