December 1993 Newsletter (5754:2)

Against the Tide
December 1, 1993
Author: Moishe Rosen

This year I decided I would go against the tide and not write an Advent article for December. It was not in the spirit of Scrooge: Christmas! Bah, humbug!” Rather I felt a need to help our Newsletter readers perceive something I do not see anyone telling the Church. The unrecognized fact is that, according […]

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Test Your Hanukkah Knowledge

Score 5 points for each correct answer. 60 points = you must be Jewish; 50-55 points = you are part Jewish, or you are well informed about Judaica; 30-45 points = you are average in your knowledge of Judaica; below 30 points = pay strict attention to future Jews for Jesus Newsletters, and you will […]

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From Israel to London to Find Faith

Gali is an Israeli and a single mother. She and her six-year-old son, Ilya, have lived in London for the past seven years. In Israel, Gali’s next door neighbor on the kibbutz (commune) was a believer in Jesus, and Gali had also spent some time at the believers’ moshav (settlement) near Jerusalem. Gali was always […]

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Our Russian Ministry in New York
Author: Mitch Glaser

Three years ago I was asked to move from San Francisco to New York City to take charge of the New York Branch as well as train all new Jews for Jesus staff missionaries. I came at the beginning of a great influx of Russian Jews. Such a high level of immigration, which last year […]

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Yeshua, Wonderful Savior
Author: Loren Jacobs

(Adapted from a study by Loren Jacobs, Shema Yisrael, November 1992) Seven hundred years before Yeshua was born, the prophet Isaiah wrote, For unto us a Child is born, Unto us a Son is given; And the government will be upon His shoulder. And His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, […]

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My Friend, the Enemy; My Enemy, the Friend
Author: Avi Snyder

Ginny is a friend of the Jewish people. She was raised in California but now lives in Moscow. She is a Gentile for Jesus. Every week Ginny and one or two others stand near the Israeli embassy and offer evangelistic literature to Jewish people who come to inquire about emigration visas. Despite her difficulty with […]

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The Truth Will Not Be Suppressed

Unbelievers have an agreement/disagreement problem among themselves. They all agree that Jesus is not who the Bible says He is—God who appeared in human flesh, died for the sins of the world and rose from the dead. Yet in trying to define who Jesus is, what really happened, what it meant and what is really […]

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A Christmas Tale

Velvel shivered in the cold winter wind. His pelt was not as dense as it once had been. In his youth Velvel’s thick, lupine fur had been as black as the midnight sky. His hunter’s eyes had flashed with the reflected brilliance of a thousand stars, as bright as the one he now saw passing […]

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