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No Place On Earth

No Place on Earth — Movie Review
April 18, 2013

Movie Review No Place on Earth (2012) PG-13 -reviewed by Arielle Rothbard Last Friday, on opening day for Janet Tobias’ No Place on Earth, I had several presuppositions upon entering the theater. I imagined that the film would be solely narrative, being that the events were over seventy years old.  I expected the first showing […]

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A Holocaust Remembrance Day Reflection
April 27, 2011
Author: Rich Robinson


A friend?s post on Facebook alerted me to an article which appeared April 22 on The Wall Street Journal?s web site and has since been reposted or commented upon on numerous other sites.

The article is about portrayals of Jesus in film, but the part that is most striking concerns the Holocaust and a story related by the filmmaker Cecil B. DeMille. In 1928, a Polish man by the name of William E. Wallner viewed DeMille?s movie King of Kings. He thereafter became a Lutheran pastor in Prague…

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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 sound of hundreds of participants from around the world […]

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HITLER’S THEOLOGIANS: The Genesis of Genocide
Author: Stan Meyer

Did Hitler and his followers carry out a theology that is Christian at its roots?

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Messianic Marching Orders Part II: As the Father Sent Me
March 30, 2007
Topics: yom hashoah
Author: David Brickner

This is the second part of a series on Jesus’ final instructions to His disciples between the time of His resurrection and ascension. These “Messianic Marching Orders” show us the way forward to obey Y’shua (Jesus) in light of His soon coming. Last month we focused on the Luke 24:44-48 account of the Great Commission. […]

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Jewish Facts of Life
March 1, 2007
Author: Jews for Jesus

WHAT DOES ST. PATRICK’S DAY (MARCH 17) HAVE TO DO WITH BEING JEWISH? Nothing that we know of. Still it made us wonder about the possibility of Irish Jews. Thanks to the Internet we were able to find a couple of sites to tell of this little known community: You can read about the Irish […]

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Jewish Roots, Jewish Savior
April 1, 2006
Author: David Brickner

This month marks a timely convergence of important Jewish and Christian celebrations. Passover begins at sundown on April 12 and continues for a week that includes Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Resurrection Sunday. Passover does not always overlap with the holidays commemorating Christ’s passion but when it does, it raises an important and controversial issue […]

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The BYG* Pic
August 1, 2005
Topics: yom hashoah
Author: Jews for Jesus

*Behold Your God is our plan to reach all cities outside of Israel where there are Jewish populations of 25,000 or more. August is the month of the three B’s”: Berlin, Budapest and Baltimore. Last month we wrote a bit about the upcoming Berlin campaign. To fire your imagination and prayers a bit more: in […]

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Don’t Say It Could Never Happen Again
April 1, 2004
Author: David Brickner

In the spring of 2001 Jews for Jesus released a documentary entitled Survivor Stories,” featuring the testimonials of seven Holocaust survivors who now believe that Jesus is the Messiah. The documentary met with acclaim (winning several film awards), as well as harsh criticism from Jewish community leaders. One influential New York Jewish publication, “The Forward,” […]

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More About This Month’s Jewish Observances
Author: Jews for Jesus

Yom HaShoah—Holocaust Remembrance Day—falls on April 18, and Israel Independence Day is April 26. Where does one begin from among the vast resources available? Certainly these are among the top online contenders: For Yom HaShoah: Yad Vashem, located in Jerusalem, is perhaps the most famous memorial/educational institution concerned with the Holocaust, and includes information on […]

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Christ in the Passover
Topics: yom hashoah
Author: Jews for Jesus

‘Tis the season and if you have an extra flyer in your newsletter it could only mean that one of our missionaries is coming to a church near you! We hope you will want to come to meet and encourage him or her, but we also think you will be blessed by the presentation. AND […]

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Things We Couldn’t Say
Author: David Brickner

Things We Couldn’t Say by Diet Eman/James Schaap. W. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 390 pgs., hardcover. Not enough stories have been told. Not enough trees have been planted outside Yad Vashem. Not enough accounts have been written of the heroic deeds of those righteous Gentiles” who risked everything to save Jews during the second World […]

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Cause to Celebrate in New York II
June 1, 1993
Topics: yom hashoah
Author: Dmitry E

Scheduled to go on visits with my co-worker, Valerie Hanick, I feared it might be rather boring. I thought I would only be translating, or maybe I would just observe. However Val’s contact spoke English, and another Russian Jew named Sergey was there. Sergey turned out to be very open. In fact, he was seeking […]

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Haman, Hitler, and Now Hussein: Another Holocaust?
Author: Louis Goldberg

Another Holocaust? A new twist on the old, twisted final solution? We have barely been able to accept the enormity of the destruction of much of European Jewry. One third of all Jews living before mid-century are gone—one million of them children. Now we live in a world where far more destructive and deadly weapons […]

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Twilight
Topics: yom hashoah
Author: Andrew Barron

Twilight, by Elie Wiesel. 1987 Summit Books (NY, London, Toronto, Sydney, Tokyo), hardbound, 217 pages. Some of the most moving literature of the 20th century has been penned by Elie Wiesel, and Twilight is no exception. Twilight is Wiesel’s first book since his Nobel Peace Prize (received in Oslo, 1986). The book continues to pose […]

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The Most Frequent Questions In Jewish Evangelism
May 1, 1986
Topics: yom hashoah
Author: Jews for Jesus

QUESTION: If Jesus was the Messiah, why don’t the rabbis believe in him? ANSWER: The messiahship of Jesus is not an open question in the Jewish community. A rabbi’s study of Christianity is based on the assumption that the New Testament is not the inspired Word of God. Such an assumption can only lead to […]

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A Letter from a Friend
November 1, 1985
Topics: yom hashoah
Author: Phyllis Muthig

Dear Moishe: As I was driving in my car this afternoon, I heard a radio disc jockey mention fan letters. Immediately I decided to write my first fan letter” to the Liberated Wailing Wall. A few years ago I read the New Testament for the first time in my life. (Being Jewish, you don’t usually […]

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Is Faith Possible Today?
Author: Jews for Jesus

The evil of this world challenges the possibility of a faith in a God who cares. How can we have faith when big corporations make decisions which turn our back yards into toxic waste dumps; when we have to worry about whether the water we drink, the air we breathe or the clothes we wear […]

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Another Holocaust?
Author: Louis Goldberg

Another holocaust? Perish the thought! How can we bear to think of another horror when the European holocaust massacred six million Jewish people, one third of all Jews living at the time. Of the six million, one million were children. PAINFUL MEMORIES Difficult to Face Only in the last several years have our Jewish people […]

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