Mishpochah Message 1989

Still Burning Brightly
Author: Mitch Glaser

…And the Lord was adding to their number day by day those who were being...

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Bruce Gordon
Topics: our stories
Author: Bruce Gordon

I was raised in a secular Jewish family in Los Angeles. My only contact with my Jewish faith was a couple of Passovers at a synagogue and my Boy Scout troop, which met at a synagogue and occasionally participated in the services. While I was attending U.C.L.A. in...

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John Millane
Topics: our stories
Author: John Millane

History is marked by the emergence of many popular movements. I am thankful that the Lord allowed two of these to coincide with my growing up: American Reform Judaism and the hippie” counter-culture of the 1960’s. These two movements shaped my early life....

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Carol Dee Pokorny
Topics: our stories
Author: Carol Pokorny

It was my birthday, Wednesday, October 18,1979, and I had the day off. My children were at school so I decided to relax and watch television. I flipped the T.V. to the Phil Donahue show and saw what I thought was a very handsome man. It was Billy Graham. But of course...

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Indeed My Heritage Is Beautiful To Me
Author: Mitch Glaser

I can’t give my name and I want to see Moishe Rosen immediately!” The receptionist at the Jews for Jesus Headquarters in downtown San Francisco was startled but remained outwardly composed. The stranger was well-dressed, clean-shaven with an air of...

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Have You Ever Wondered Why Your Family and Friends Are So Upset That You Believe in Yeshua?

Where did they get the idea that Jews who believe in Jesus are traitors? Most of us know that atrocities committed against Jewish people became even more atrocious when people falsely claimed that their wicked deeds were somehow a service to Christ. Memories of these...

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Should Jewish Believers Make Aliyah to Israel?
Topics: aliyah
Author: Mitch Glaser

Some Jewish believers we met told my husband and me that it is our duty to make aliyah, since the Bible says all Jewish believers in Jesus should live in Israel. We feel drawn to Israel but are confused about this teaching and whether or not we now have the option not...

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You Call That a Question? and Other Querulous Queries
Author: Ruth Rosen

Have you ever noticed that people who ask questions are not necessarily looking for answers? Some ask questions to show their displeasure: To the waiter…You call this a corned beef sandwich? On the road…Wher’dja learn howda drive, Jersey? To the pupil whose dog...

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Peter Alscher
Topics: our stories
Author: Peter Alscher

I received my Bar-Mitzvah in an Orthodox synagogue in New York City. At age 27, 1 fell deeply in love. I married an ex-Catholic, on condition that she never ask me to convert. But two years after our marriage, she stunned me by announcing boldly, I am in love with...

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Amy Segal
Topics: our stories
Author: Amy Segal

My father had secretly believed Jesus was the Messiah, but had never confessed and lived out his faith because of the devastation he thought it would have brought to his parents and his wife, my previously atheistic and rationalistic mother. He did explain the basics...

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Relating to a Non-Believing Spouse
Author: Moishe Rosen

I became a believer in Yeshua about a year ago. My husband does not want me to take our kids to church and he gets very angry even when I go alone. Once in awhile I can get to a home Bible study without causing a major blowout. I care about my marriage, and I...

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Should Jewish Believers Marry Other Jewish Believers?
Author: Moishe Rosen

Do you think that Jewish believers should marry other Jewish believers? Is it a better story? The Bible says we should not be unequally yoked together in matters of faith and in this there is not room for an opinion. Other kinds of unequal yoking” which are not...

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Relating to Non-Believing Children and Grandchildren
Author: Moishe Rosen

My wife and I became believers in Jesus a few years ago. We are retired and live in Florida. We have lots of fellowship and have found a group of Messianic Jews with whom we worship. But, our hearts are broken for our children and grandchildren. Our three children are...

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Raising the Children of Jewish Believers with a Jewish Identity
Author: Mitch Glaser

We attend a great church; our pastor cares about Jewish people and genuinely appreciates our desire to live as Jews. My two children are involved in the church’s youth ministry and both have accepted the Lord. The problem is, there aren’t many Jewish...

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Telling Family That You Are a Believer
Author: Moishe Rosen

My Christian friend tells me it is not enough to tell only my parents about my faith in Jesus. He thinks I should also tell my grandparents and other relatives. But I already promised my parents that I would keep my faith a secret from the rest of the family....

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When Your Family Asks You to Meet with the Rabbi
Author: Moishe Rosen

My Uncle Herb asked if I would meet with a rabbi and explain my faith in Jesus to him. He says that the rabbi will treat me with respect. Uncle Herb is very insistent and it doesn’t seem like such an unreasonable request. Still, I don’t see what could be...

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Choosing Between a Local Church and a Messianic Congregation
Author: Moishe Rosen

Choosing Between a Local Church and a Messianic Congregation The below article contains a response written in 1989 by our founder, Moishe Rosen, to a question concerning Messianic congregations. To read our stance on why we support Messianic congregations, which can...

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Moishe’s Musings
Author: Moishe Rosen

According to the Official Sage Handbook, sages should be skinny. Not only that, but a sage (especially when functioning as a prophet) should wear uncomfortable clothing and pursue a lifestyle of conspicuous self-deprivation. Many of you know that Moishe Rosen...

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Not for Poetry Lovers Only
Author: Ruth Rosen

Book Title: Selected Poems of Jehudah Halevi Author: Jehudah Halevi Date Published: 1924 Publisher: The Jewish Publication Society of America Reviewer: Ruth Rosen The Selected Poems of Jehudah Halevi is not new, but perhaps the idea of reading such a book is new to...

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