Issues

We want to have honest conversations with open-minded Jewish people about issues that deeply affect our people and how these issues relate to Jesus.

We realize these are not static issues, but part of ongoing conversations our people have been having for thousands of years. We want to hear your voice too. Send us an email or chat with us live!

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An Interview with Shai Sol Hever

Young Israeli musician causes a stir on national television when she says she is a follower of Yeshua (Jesus).

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The Ultimate Scapegoat

Someone has already taken the blame for all of our wrongdoing. But we must acknowledge him as God’s scapegoat, the atonement for our sins.

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Bored and Hungry: Why Millennials will be Falling Asleep in Services this Yom Kippur

When a third of Jewish Americans born after 1980 describe themselves as having no religion, how many of us will make an appearance at temple for the High Holidays this year?

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I Shook Hitler’s Hand

 Many Jewish people are afraid to open the New Testament because of what so-called “Christians” have done in the name of Jesus. 

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An Open Letter to Christian Friends from a Jew in France

Anti-Semitism threatens the foundations of the Christian faith and undermines the saving message of the gospel.

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Sobibor's Sock Knitters

Knitting is just a hobby for me. But in the Nazi death camp of Sobibor in Eastern Poland, knitting saved several Jewish women from death.

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Tikkun Olam: Repairing the World

Tikkun olam has become a favorite Hebrew catch phrase for repairing the world. But this is not possible until our own hearts are repaired. Is there someone who can do that?

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From Kung Fu to Kabbalah ... to Messiah

As in the ancient days of the Pharaoh, my mother's family was forced to flee from Egypt in 1952, a…

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Andrew Klavan

Andrew Klavan is the author of such internationally bestselling novels as True Crime, filmed by and starring Clint Eastwood, and Don’t Say A Word, made into a film starring Michael Douglas. Klavan has been nominated for the Mystery Writers of America’s Edgar Award five times and has won twice. His books have been translated around the world.

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Hide and Seek: The Story of Holocaust Survivor Maria Weinstein

Outside, she could hear the matches scratching. As the village around them exploded in flames, the Nazis attempted to set the last house alight. Within these walls, Maria Weinstein huddled in the embrace of her newly adopted family. There, amid the chaos, Jew and gentile united as one family in fervent prayer.

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In Their Own Words: Messianic Jewish Holocaust Survivors

Vera Schlamm One of the questions I was asked frequently when I first came to this country is: Was it…

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Jesus’ Last Week Leading Up to Passover: A Day-by-Day Look

Learn how Jesus spent his last week leading up to Passover, culminating in his death and resurrection.

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Unto Us A Son Is Given

Note: excerpted from Messianic Christology, by Dr. Arnold G. Fruchtenbaum, Founder/Director of Ariel Ministries Isaiah 9:6-7 6 For a child will…

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Jesus and the Mysteries of Kabbalah

"God as a trinity? No way!" "We Jews don't believe in the idea of a divine incarnation!" For many Jews, these statements are givens. Or are they?

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Guess Who's Coming to the Seder?

Every year Macabbi Tel Aviv faces off against its rival, Hapoel Tel Aviv, in a soccer match. The game is…

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Don't All Good People Go to Heaven?

Many people do not believe in a literal heaven so for them, the question “Who goes there?” is moot. The late Dr. Louis Goldberg once told of the time that he went into the store of a Jewish proprietor:

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The New Testament: Contradictory or Consistent?

Some efforts to resolve various difficulties the Bible presents have been simplistic, naive or sometimes even seemingly desperate.

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Promises, Promises: The Concept of Covenant and Why We Should Care

A summary of God’s covenants with the Jewish people.

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Covenants With Israel-Up Close and Personal

Covenant Scripture Passage Participants and Provision Abrahamic (Genesis 12:1-3) 1Now the LORD said to Abram, "Go forth from your country…To…

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From Generation to Generation: A Jewish Family Finds Their Way Home

My name is Steven Peter Wertheim. I was born August 3, 1951 in the Bronx, New York—but our family actually…

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