Issues 02:03 Jewish Allegiance

Our Roots: A Question of Jewish Allegiance
Author: Avi Brickner

On occasion I have been told by some of my fellow Jews that my open profession of faith in Jesus of Nazareth as Israel’s Messiah marks me as a traitor to my people. Once I accompanied a friend who also believes in Jesus to the office of a prominent rabbi in our city. It was […]

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My Jewish Family Album
Author: Leah Brickner

One of the greatest desires of my parents was that I should know the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob and love Him. From my earliest childhood, I remember my parents’ love for God and for His people, Israel. When I was very young they began to read to me the beautiful stories from the […]

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What Happens to the Children of Jews for Jesus?
Author: Martha Jacobs

I have heard a number of rabbis try to answer this question, each according to his own theory, but I have never heard anyone ask this question of one who can answer from experience. I am one of those children born to Jewish parents who believe that Jesus is the Messiah, and here is my […]

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The Secret of the Shabbos Lights

Velvl Kazchkovsky lived on the outskirts of the little shtetl of Vaysechvoos with his wife, Gittl, and daughter Shandel. Unfortunately, Velvl was not blessed with any sons, yet he was content with the good and pious wife God had given him, not to mention an obedient daughter close to the marrying age. Oh, I didn’t […]

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