August 2000 Newsletter (5760:12)
Tisha b’Av (literally the ninth day of the Jewish calendar month called Av), is a day of remembrance in the Jewish religion. While it is not one of the Holy Days commanded in the Bible, according to tradition, both the first and second Temples were destroyed on the ninth of Av. And so, my Jewish […]
The San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of the ITVA (International Television Association) hosted the Annual Golden Vision Awards” Video Festival—and believe it or not, Jews for Jesus’ Multimedia department received three awards. Awards are given based on the amount of points that judges give for various aspects of production—like graphics, shooting, editing, lighting and content. […]
A long time ago we asked our friends to send us jokes. This one came in from Susan and Robert in Kalispell, Montana. It doesn’t have anything to do with anything in this newsletter, but it made us smile so we wanted to pass it on—especially for our friends in Montana. Q: What do you […]
The formation of this mobile evangelistic music team actually predates the official beginnings of the Jews for Jesus organization. Some of you were first introduced to our ministry through one of The Liberated Wailing Wall’s presentations. The faces change, but the spirit of this team to serve God while traveling the country is still the […]
Minor Jewish holidays are described as such because they are not designated in the first five books of the Scriptures. These holidays commemorate various events throughout the history of the Jewish people and are to remind us of God’s hand in all events.
My Jewish friend asked me why the issue of sacrifice is such a big deal to Christians since it is not a big deal to Jews. Then she quoted Psalm 51:16,17: ‘For You do not desire sacrifice, or else I would give it; You do not delight in burnt offering. The sacrifices of God are […]
From Los Angeles, missionary Larry Dubin asks prayer for a brand new Jewish believer named Curtis. Curtis is currently in a fire-fighting training rehab center and is set to be released in about a year. He came to faith after reading the Future Hope book. Larry wasn’t exactly sure how Curtis had gotten in touch […]