Israeli Traveler Ministry: An Intentional Missions Response to Contemporary Israeli Culture
Author: Aaron Trank

Each year 30,000–40,000 Israelis travel the world as a rite of passage. Many are uniquely open to considering the Messianic claims of Jesus.

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The Suffering of Jesus and the Suffering of Israel A Reflection on Isaiah 53
Author: Aaron Trank

Yet it was the will of the Lord to crush him; he has put him to grief; when his soul makes an offering for guilt, he shall see his offspring; he shall prolong his days; the will of the Lord shall prosper in his hand. Out of the anguish of his soul he shall see…

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Israeli-Palestinian Reconciliation: Does Politics Trump Unity?
Author: Aaron Trank

Several issues ago in Havurah we addressed the topic of unity within the Messianic movement, namely reconciliation between Jewish believers in Jesus who are pursuing God in various ways from different corners of the Messianic community. The pursuit of Messianic unity and reconciliation resonates with our hearts and brings to mind the Jewish folk song…

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From Generation to Generation: A Tale of Two Kings
Topics: king david, solomon
Author: Aaron Trank

From Generation to Generation: A Tale of Two Kings
by Aaron Trank

Forty years ago the world of Jewish missions was altered forever. That was when Moishe Rosen incorporated Hineni Ministries in San Francisco and began reaching out to the Jewish community with the gospel under the slogan: "Jews for Jesus."

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Tikkun Olam: God Repairs our World
July 9, 2013
Author: Aaron Trank

In a far corner of the Roman Empire, a native Jewish teacher led a grassroots spiritual revival among the working class people across the Galilee and Judea with sermons advocating personal devotion to God that manifests in obedience to God’s command to love our fellow-man and even our enemy. This Jewish teacher was a carpenter…

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Messianic Unity-Is It Finally Happening?
Author: Aaron Trank

This past April, thirty-one key leaders in the Messianic movement convened in an upper room in Dallas, Texas. Each of us, representing a broad spectrum of congregations and missions, had taken time out of our busy schedules to attend a “Fireside Chat” that would last less than eight hours. Most of those in the room…

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Superman: The Jewish Man of Steel
June 10, 2013
Author: Aaron Trank

Whether you are already a Superman fan or not, you won’t be disappointed by the updated Superman movie Man of Steel, directed by Zach Snyder. This new rendition of the comic-book classic is well written, well shot, well edited, and well… Jewish. To understand the Jewish Superman you must imagine two Jewish High School boys…

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New Paradigms in Jewish Ministry
Author: Aaron Trank

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What does a strategic effort to reach Jewish people with the gospel look like today? And what challenges must be overcome when bringing the message of Jesus to our people? From Shabbat (Sabbath) meals, to intentional communities, to witnessing-on-the-way projects (like our Massah/Israel to India adventures), to social media networking, we will explore some of the new paradigms in Jewish ministry that have risen as we have brought the gospel into new and emerging cultures within the global Jewish community.

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