August 2012 Newsletter (5772:12)

Triumph or Triumphalism?
August 8, 2012

It was the week before Memorial Day. I was backpacking in the wilderness of Yosemite when I inadvertently crossed paths with a bear cub. Hearing a growl I knew the she-bear was only seconds away, and sure enough, she came crashing through the bushes. I ran as fast as I could but she quickly began…

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Jewish Core Values, Jesus and You, Part Three
August 7, 2012
Author: Rich Robinson

Jewish Core Value Do not oppress the stranger, orphan, and widow. Or phrased more positively, to extend help to the vulnerable of society. In Traditional Jewish Life According to Rabbi Joseph Telushkin, more than just material support of widows and orphans is required. He cites the medieval sage Maimonides: “A man ought to be especially…

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Back to School
August 6, 2012

With September around the corner, Jews for Jesus is gearing up for another year of campus evangelism. To get you revved up to pray for our staff, volunteers and the college students they’ll be reaching, here are a couple of reports prior to this summer’s break. Tracy Rapp reports from Phoenix: “We ended the school…

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Moishe’s Musings: Did Jesus Prey on the Vulnerable
August 5, 2012
Author: Moishe Rosen

This article is in response to requests from readers following Moishe’s homegoing, asking that we continue to include his writings from time to time. A longer version of this article originally appeared in our newsletter in March 1996. Those who stand against the gospel often appear very concerned for the welfare of others. Some who…

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Bits from the Branches
August 4, 2012

London Branch leader Yoel Ben David┬áreports: “We have moved our operations to our street-level shop in order to be more visible to passers-by on Kentish Town Road. The move has already paid off, with more Jewish people dropping in. Please pray that this continues!” Simon L.: “Three years ago, I encountered Benjamin, a Jewish man…

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Announcements and Prayer Requests
August 3, 2012

This month’s prayer requests from around the world.

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