A three-in-one festival
January 26, 2018
Author: David Brickner

A three-in-one festival You probably know that November 28 is Thanksgiving… but did you know it is also the first day (and second night) of Hanukkah? These two holidays coincided only once before (125 years ago). And they will not do so again until the year...

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Making God smile: Thanksgiving Thoughts
November 1, 2016
Topics: thanksgiving
Author: David Brickner

It’s only human to focus on our problems, of course. But no matter what problems we may be facing, we still have so many reasons to thank God.

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Insights into giving thanks
October 1, 2014
Author: Rich Robinson

This chart takes a look at thanksgiving from the Hebrew Scriptures, the New Testament, and in Jewish tradition.

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Moishe’s word of thanks still true
October 4, 2013
Topics: thanksgiving
Author: Moishe Rosen

The following is excerpted from an article that Moishe Rosen wrote for our November 1994 newsletter.  Nearly 20 years later, these words ring just as true, and so does our appreciation for each one of you who has or who will stand with us with your prayers and your...

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Grace Notes of Thanksgiving
November 1, 2011
Topics: thanksgiving, grace
Author: David Brickner

At times, life’s pains and problems seem overwhelming—and the more so if those times coincide with holiday celebrations. When this happens, it can be hard to feel much beyond the flood of sadness flowing out of the circumstances of our lives. You know that there...

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On Thanks Giving
November 22, 2010
Author: Moishe Rosen

If you think that Thanksgiving is about turkeys and pumpkin pie… …you are about as smart as a turkey and as bright as a six week old jack-o-lantern without a candle. Sorry to insult you, but I thought maybe, perhaps, I could just shake you up a little bit...

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Phoenix First Fruits
November 1, 2006
Author: Bruce Rapp

During our BYG campaign this past July I heard about Mitch, a Jewish man in Phoenix who had become interested in Jesus. I emailed him during the campaign, told him that my wife Tracy and I would be moving to Phoenix in August and suggested that we get together then...

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A Message from Moishe on Memorializing Thankfulness
November 1, 2003
Topics: thanksgiving
Author: Moishe Rosen

I have been troubled by the fact that some well-established Jewish believers in Jesus have turned away from Him. Perhaps they never really experienced God and their conversions” were conformity to others with whom they wanted to belong. Christian joy, peace and...

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Thankful for What?
November 1, 2001
Author: David Brickner

What are your strongest associations with the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday—turkey and stuffing, family and football, a longer weekend to relax and plenty of leftovers? Most associate Thanksgiving with all of the above and, of course, with the story of the Pilgrims...

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Another Class of Missionary Trainees Invade New York
November 1, 2000
Topics: thanksgiving
Author: Jews for Jesus

Maha McDiarmid I come from an Egyptian and Palestinian background, and was born and raised in a Muslim home. At birth, I was betrothed to my first cousin, but did not know it until I was fourteen. I remember telling my mother when I was twelve that the only thing I...

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Meet Our Missionary Trainees
November 1, 1999
Topics: thanksgiving
Author: Shlomy A

My name is Shlomy. They call me a Sabra (in Hebrew Tsabar”) which means I am a native-born Israeli. Sabra is also the name of the Israeli cactus. I was once like that thorny cactus. I was born into a traditional Jewish family and as a boy I loved it. But when I...

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Thanksgiving Is a Three-Way Street
Topics: thanksgiving
Author: David Brickner

It was Saturday afternoon and I had taken my two children bowling. As we drove home it dawned on me that neither of them had said, Thank you.” When I pointed it out to them, my son Isaac said, “Dad, I am thankful. I just didn’t say it out...

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Jews for Jesus News
November 1, 1998
Topics: thanksgiving
Author: Jews for Jesus

We have been pleased to be a member of the Interdenominational Foreign Mission Association (IFMA) for many years. This year, we are delighted to have a member of our Jews for Jesus staff, Susan Perlman, serving as President of this fine organization. (This is in...

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New York
Topics: thanksgiving
Author: Jews for Jesus

For some time we’ve needed a team of leaders to share the opportunities and burdens New York City presents as our flagship/training branch. Thanks be to God, such a team is now in place! Meet Avi Snyder (a native New Yorker) My wife Ruth and I joined the staff...

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Thanksgiving Perspectives
Author: Jews for Jesus

Thanksgiving Perspectives We hope you will explore meaningful and fun ways to incorporate some of this information into your own Thanksgiving celebration! Thanksgiving Perspectives Old Testament New Testament Meaning Todah conveys the extension of an open hand, as if...

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Thanksgiving Is an Event
November 1, 1997
Topics: thanksgiving
Author: David Brickner

THANKSGIVING should be a special event, but for many it is reduced to a ho-hum, hum-drum knot in a string of otherwise endless days. For those people, Thanksgiving merely means ingesting and digesting another traditional turkey before watching another traditional...

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We’re Thankful
November 1, 1996
Topics: thanksgiving
Author: Jews for Jesus

Lyn Bond, missionary in Dallas, Texas, is thankful for our Co-Laborer Mike Falls and for God’s faithfulness (not in that order!). Mike introduced Lyn to Elfreide, an elderly Jewish woman, last fall. Lyn and Elfreide studied the Bible together regularly for...

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A Different Homecoming
Topics: thanksgiving
Author: Lev Leigh

The 20 months that I trained with Jews for Jesus in New York City was the greatest learning experience of my life. I praise the Lord for bringing me back to South Africa where I know He wants me serving Him. I have returned as a changed person. I left South Africa as...

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Jesus Changed Nothing?
October 1, 1995
Topics: thanksgiving
Author: Arthur Glasser

Jewish people don’t believe that Jesus was the Messiah. After all, the world is no different because of Him. Where is the Kingdom of God He talked about? He didn’t even deliver His Jewish people from their enemies. Messiah will bring peace to the world...

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Have You Noticed Our Evangelistic Ads Lately?
December 1, 1987
Topics: thanksgiving
Author: Jews for Jesus

The two featured here are designed for placement in magazines and tabloids. The one with the young boy will appear in the Sunday, December 13th edition of Parade Magazine, which goes into 26 million homes. The other appeared in the popular national newspaper U.S.A....

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