Yoel Ben | Tel Aviv

Yoel Ben David has believed in Jesus since July, 2001. Yoel was born in Israel although he was raised in Europe. His mother is Jewish and is from Morocco; his father, who is not Jewish, hails from Scotland. Yoel speaks, reads and writes English, French and Hebrew fluently.

Twice saved: from Babi Yar to Jerusalem
June 21, 2018
Author: Jews for Jesus

Talk about answered prayer – the follow-up from our Russian-speaking team in Jerusalem has been amazingly fruitful! Check out this salvation story!

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Two Hebrew words that Jews for Jesus wants you to know
June 19, 2018
Author: David Brickner

We are finding ways to integrate projects that we launched in Jerusalem into our ministry worldwide!

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More salvation in Jerusalem: from tears of grief to tears of joy
June 13, 2018
Author: Jews for Jesus

From Jerusalem: “Before me sat a woman broken not only by her physical limitations but by the burden of grief. ‘God understands and He is ready to forgive you,’ I explained.”

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Salvation in Jerusalem!
June 7, 2018
Author: Jews for Jesus

Ready to hear some stories from Jerusalem? These two salvation stories could not be more different, but they both show how God was setting up divine appointments.

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6. Engaging with a student at Hebrew University, one of hundreds of conversations that took place over the month-long outreach.

The Most Comprehensive Jews for Jesus Campaign Ever Takes Place in Jerusalem
June 4, 2018
Author: Susan Perlman

Jews for Jesus said, “Behold Your God Jerusalem,” in an unprecedented way this past month. With over 200 staff and volunteers participating, the group engaged in over 5,000 conversations with Israelis about Jesus one on one and had over 200,000 check out their social media posts.

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Beginning in Jerusalem: The Big Reveal!
May 31, 2018
Author: David Brickner

We just celebrated a very special Shavuot—one unlike any in the history of Jews for Jesus! Find out what happened this past Shavuot and what made it historic for our ministry.

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Rejoice with us over the Behold Your God Jerusalem outreach!
May 30, 2018
Author: Jews for Jesus

We are so grateful to report that our Behold Your God outreach in Jerusalem is now complete! It wasn’t easy keeping this under wraps, but finally we can tell you what’s been going on!

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Some Christians just celebrated a Jewish holiday without knowing it!
May 23, 2018
Author: Jews for Jesus

If you or someone you know is a Christian who celebrated “Pentecost Sunday” on May 20, then you (or they) celebrated an event rooted in ancient Jewish life – and that’s a good thing!

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The Messiah Would Be the Seed of the Woman (Genesis 3:15)

Genesis 3:15 The Messiah would be the seed of the woman Romans 16:20, Galatians 4:4, Hebrews 2:14; Revelation 12:9,17 This verse comes early in the book of Genesis, after Adam and Eve disobey God by eating fruit from the tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil. God...

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Four Ways to Respond to Someone Who Accuses the Jews of Killing Jesus
May 20, 2018
Author: Jews for Jesus

Unfortunately, one of the most common phrases a Jewish person can hear is this: “The Jews killed Jesus.” Such condemnations have plagued the Jewish people for the last two thousand years, acting as the fuel behind countless anti-Semitic atrocities throughout history. They have emerged from the mouths of self-proclaimed Christians, from atheists—from both those who consider themselves religious and those who do not. And it has to stop.

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Does Jews for Jesus “Just Want to Lure Jews and Convert Them to Christianity”?
Author: Jews for Jesus

An accusation we sometimes hear is that we deceptively try to attract Jewish people and “white wash” them into losing their identity and faith. This couldn’t be further from the truth.

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She found an excuse to ask about Jesus
May 18, 2018
Author: Jews for Jesus

Sometimes sharing our faith begins with giving people a comfortable way to approach us, and responding graciously to what may seem like a negative statement. For example . . .

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You Just Found Out You’re Jewish – 3 Things You Need to Consider
May 8, 2018
Topics: jewish identity
Author: Arielle Randle

You Just Found Out You’re Jewish – 3 Things You Need to Consider In an unexpected plot twist to your life, you just found out you are Jewish. You may or may not already realize that in the twenty-first century this has become quite common. For several reasons, more...

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Christmas Is Still a Jewish Holiday
May 7, 2018
Author: Ruth Wardell

Christmas Is Still a Jewish Holiday Reprinted from Havurah (Jews for Jesus publication for Jewish believers in Jesus) It was my joy to share Yeshua with Jewish people in New York City as far back as 1946! As a missionary with the American Board of Missions to the...

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Bible-based art: Moses and the burning bush
May 3, 2018
Author: Jews for Jesus

Surprise! We are making the art from one of our favorite postcards available to you for free!

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Cynthia is in heaven
Author: Jews for Jesus

For us, the story of the 101-year-old Jewish woman who received Jesus in March has come to an end. For her, the best part has only just begun!

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Happy Birthday Israel: Many Jewish Views
Author: Matt Sieger

Whether it is the threat of nuclear attack or terrorist bombs, it is no wonder that many Israelis and Jews in the Diaspora question if there is any hope for peace in the Middle East or survival at all.

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This Orthodox Jewish Psychotherapist Couldn’t Believe His Eyes…
April 26, 2018

Hans handed Rich the Bible. “In that millisecond,” Rich recalls, “my life was shattered. The name that I saw at the top of the page was Isaiah! Hans had been reading to me from MY Bible, from my Hebrew Scriptures, and I felt as though someone had taken a sword and cut me to pieces.”

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What Religion Was Jesus?

So what was Jesus’ religion? The simple answer is that Jesus was a rabbi – a teacher of Judaism. He taught specifically about a New Covenant (Jeremiah 31:31–34), according to which God would write His laws onto the hearts and minds of the Jewish people. This would take place once they came to understand who Jesus was: the Jewish Messiah who gave his life for our sins and rose from the dead.

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A gift for you!
Topics: prayer, devotionals
Author: Jews for Jesus

To all our friends who love Israel and who love to pray: we have a gift for you!

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