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Would God Forgive?
Topics: yom kippur
Author: Amy Rabinovitz

It was Yom Kippur. I was twelve, and I was fasting for the first time. I woke up early that morning, feeling especially holy and begging my parents to hurry and get dressed. I wanted to be in synagogue to spend the day praying and fasting like other Jews. We sat side by side in […]

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Would God Forgive?
Topics: yom kippur
Author: Amy Rabinovitz

It was Yom Kippur. I was twelve, and I was fasting for the first time. I woke up early that morning, feeling especially holy and begging my parents to hurry and get dressed. I wanted to be in synagogue to spend the day praying and fasting like other Jews. We sat side by side in […]

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I Hear the Opposition… But Do They Hear Me?
September 1, 1979
Author: Amy Rabinovitz

"For I bear them witness that they have a zeal for God, but not according to knowledge." Romans 10:2 I’d heard it all before, and I suppose that as long as I’m in the ministry, I’ll hear it all again, “Jews Can’t Believe in Jesus!" So, when I was assigned to go hear Dr. Emmanuel […]

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So Why Wait for Christmas?
August 1, 1979
Author: Amy Rabinovitz

One of the Christmas cards I got last year said, "May the birth of Christ, and your new birth in Him, be meaningful to you all year." Now, that’s nice. And it’s the way it should be a wish for all the time, not just one day of the year. You see, it really bothers […]

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Not Too Many Miracles
June 1, 1979
Author: Amy Rabinovitz

I can’t quite state when I began my spiritual search, but I do know that it began in earnest on Yom Kippur (the Day of Atonement). I mark my search from that day, for that was when I began thinking about all the miraculous things God had done for my ancestors. I felt left out. […]

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Sometimes The Boldest Thing I Can Do Is Fight My Boredom…
April 1, 1979
Author: Amy Rabinovitz

All the time people write in to Jews for Jesus saying that they wish they were brave enough, bold enough or bright enough to share Christ with their friends. Surprise! We’ve got good news for you. You don’t have to be brave, bold or bright. (Even certain members of our staff fall short, believe it […]

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