Rob Wertheim | San Francisco

Missionary

Rob Wertheim is a senior missionary serving with the San Francisco branch of Jews for Jesus. He has been on staff since 1988 and has participated in and led several outreaches during that time. Rob’s father and mother are Holocaust survivors, originally from Germany and are also believers in Jesus. His wife, Sandy, is a Jewish believer as well. However, she is the only one in her family that knows the Lord. Rob and Sandy have three grown children, Saul, Rose and Josh.

A Jewish family’s turn to faith: Synagogue, Bar Mitzvahs, Bible studies, and a “Christian” Seder
Author: Rob Wertheim

I was excited to be heading to the West Coast to visit my older brother Steve. My dad had returned to New York with the good news that Steve had found a place with a nice Jewish landlady who would “keep an eye on him.”

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Day of Evangelism

Jews for Jesus HQ Hits the Streets
June 26, 2013
Author: Rob Wertheim

I really appreciate our international administrative headquarters staff in San Francisco! Every year our HQ staff has a Day of Evangelism, usually during our New York City Summer Witnessing Campaign, to show solidarity with those staff who are on the front lines...

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freedom in CHRIST
June 26, 2008
Author: Rob Wertheim

It’s easy to take our liberty for granted. Recently, I was reminded how very precious my freedom is to me. A few months ago I presented “Christ in the Passover” at one of the most famous prisons in the United States: San Quentin. I have to confess that I felt...

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A Seder To Remember
Author: Rob Wertheim

I was excited to be on the West Coast and to see my older brother Steve. Dad had been there earlier when Steve found an apartment, and had returned to New York with the good news that my brother had found a place with a nice Jewish landlady who would “keep an eye on...

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“Kathy” Draws Close to the Kingdom
October 1, 2006
Topics: sukkot
Author: Rob Wertheim

I’ve served with Jews for Jesus for over 18 years. Like my brother Steve, I appreciate our brothers and sisters in Christ who entrust their Jewish friends to us for ministry. Mel Hellman’s The people we work with or live next door to have the same deep spiritual need...

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Rob Wertheim School Days

Rob Wertheim, Son of Fred Wertheim
Author: Rob Wertheim

My father, Fred, was born in Germany in 1925. The son of a baker, he lived in a village of 2,000 people. The town had very few Jews, ten families to be exact. As a young boy, my father had to look among the non-Jews for playmates. School Days By the time my father was...

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Be Wise as Serpents, Yet Gentle as Doves
July 1, 1999
Author: Rob Wertheim

It had been three years since I’d taken part in one of our New York City Summer Witnessing Campaigns, and there seemed to be more opposition than I recalled from previous summers. For example, I was handing out tracts at the 14th Street/Union Square subway...

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New Life for Lisa
May 1, 1997
Author: Rob Wertheim

As a missionary with Jews for Jesus, I get excited about being a part of a team that is so much larger than our own staff could ever be. We’re able to be a resource to churches all over the country and, in turn, our best source of contacts for follow-up comes...

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Expanding Our Horizons
January 1, 1996
Author: Rob Wertheim

I’ve believed in Yeshua for twenty years. In that time, I’ve seen the Jews for Jesus Los Angeles office grow from Baruch Goldstein’s garage in Santa Monica (1975) to a two-story Westwood office building across the street from U.C.L.A. (1995). If you...

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Yeshua Loves the Little Children
June 1, 1994
Author: Rob Wertheim

Jews for Jesus does not minister to anyone under the age of eighteen without parental consent because we must respect parental rights. However, we do have various programs for children. One is in conjunction with our Ingatherings. Every year we conduct a number of...

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After Ninety-Two Years: Childlike Faith
February 1, 1991
Author: Rob Wertheim

Every year during the Easter/Passover season Jews for Jesus sends a number of us missionaries to churches throughout the United States where we present a message called Christ in the Passover. During these tours we show many people the Jewish roots of their Christian...

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God’s Timing
December 1, 1988
Topics: christmas
Author: Rob Wertheim

Working with Jews for Jesus I have come to see how God superintends his will upon our lives as well as on those to whom we minister. Sometimes I see myself as a tool God is using to repair lives, and his timing is always perfect. Over the past month, I have had the...

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