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The results of a recently released study by the Barna Group, Jewish Millennials: The Beliefs and Behaviors Shaping Young Jews in America, have been called into question by some Jewish leaders. This reaction is emotional and unfounded.
The Barna team found that Millennial Jews in America present quite a paradox.
At their annual synod, the EKD, a group of Lutheran, Reformed and United churches that comprise the liberal wing of Protestantism in Germany, passed a resolution renouncing its mission to convert Jews to Christianity.
The Daily Beast ran a sensational headline. entitled: “Jew for Jesus Arrested for Torching Omar Mateen’s Mosque,” but Joseph Schreiber is not in any way associated with Jews for Jesus.
A February 21st article by Rachel Avraham, titled “Jews for Jesus Missionaries Support Pro-terror Palestinian Organization,” has been taken down by Jerusalem Online in response to a letter from Jews for Jesus’ lawyers.
Jews for Jesus missionaries are wrongly being charged with links to Arab terrorists according to a Jerusalem Online report. Father Gabriel Naddaf of Nazareth alleges that, by association, Jews for Jesus is in collusion with those who are anti-Zionist. He cites conversations with two Jews for Jesus staff members, both of whom have served as soldiers in the IDF and currently serve in the Israeli reserves.
The Vatican’s Commission for Religious Relations with Jews released a comprehensive document on Catholic-Jewish relations on December 10 which calls on the Catholic Church to “neither conduct nor support any specific institutional mission work directed towards Jews.”
In the wake of the tragic shooting in San Bernardino, literally thousands of articles have identified one of the victims, Nicholas Thalasinos. as a Messianic Jew…
The recent attacks have struck again in Paris within a stone’s throw from our Juifs Pour Jesus office and in neighborhoods and landmarks where we regularly engage in ministry. Our team is fine and our families are fine. Thank you all for your prayers and concern. The Police in our district reached out to us…
With less than one week until Holocaust Remembrance Day on April 28, a video that shows Jesus carrying a cross into Auschwitz is gaining traction and igniting conversation about where God was during one of the most tragic events in history. Jews for Jesus released the professional video, “That Jew Died for You,” to help redefine the conversation and reshape views of Jesus.
Barry B. took part in the Behold Your God Campaign in the Negev which just successfully concluded. Last Wednesday Barry was arrested and spent 4 days and nights in from the Ramle Prison near Tel Aviv for exercising his faith in Y’shua.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 18, 2013, Phoenix, AZ A Wave of Attacks Distorts the Mission and Message of Messianic Jewish Organizations The November 14 appearance of former President George W. Bush at a fundraising event sponsored by the Messianic Jewish Bible Institute of Dallas, Texas triggered a firestorm of criticism—directed at both Bush and several…
Jews for Jesus Affirms the Messianic Jewish Movement and the Messianic Congregational Movement (July 31, 2012) In a statement released today, the Jews for Jesus Council (its global leadership body) issued the following statement of clarification on its position on the Messianic Jewish Movement. Moved by a desire for unity, and in the interest of…
June 26, 2009
The Rev. Billy Graham informed Richard Nixon of the Jewish community’s concern about Jews for Jesus in a private telephone conversation in February 1973. Graham represented the group as being “set up all over the country,” at a time when the organization was in its fledgling stage, with just a handful of workers.
The 20-minute conversation, released on Tuesday as part of 154 hours of tape recordings from the Nixon White House, took place on February 21, 1973, the day Israeli jets fired on a Libyan passenger plane that violated its airspace, causing the plane to crash and killing 108 people on board…“
The Jews for Jesus Arizona branch organized an evangelistic outreach along with several volunteers from a local church and a Messianic congregation.”
Washington D.C. Jews for Jesus branch attends the protests taking place at the Peace Summit in Annapolis.”
Read David Brickner’s letter to the editor in response to Christianity Today’s article on “What It Means to Love Israel”.”
Read what Newsweek Society Editor, Lisa Miller had to say about Jews for Jesus in relating to a recent statement by Ann Coulter about ‘Perfecting’ Jews.”
For Immediate Release Jewish Evangelism Leaders Meet World-Wide Keszthely, Hungary, 24 August 2007 – Over 160 participants from 18 countries, representing 16 agencies and congregations involved in Jewish evangelism participated in The Lausanne Consultation on Jewish Evangelism’s (LCJE) eighth international gathering. The six-day meeting, with the theme Jewish Evangelism – Telling the Story,” was a…
David Brickner and Susan Perlman of Jews for Jesus are cited in this recent article from the Christian Post, which deals with support for Israel.
For immediate release Contact Person: Susan Perlman Jackie Mason, the comedian, is suing Jews for Jesus over one of their evangelistic pamphlets which features his likeness. The pamphlet, entitled, Jackie Mason, a Jew for Jesus!?” is a good natured look at how anyone, Jew or Gentile, can become a follower of Jesus. Mason, in his…