February 1987 Newsletter (5747:4)

Curiosity Or…?
February 1, 1987
Author: Moishe Rosen

This morning I noticed a phenomenon that raised certain scientific questions in my mind. I frequently have such scientific questions. One time I wondered if plants might be made to grow faster by adding some tension to them. I thought of a device by which one could experiment with this hypothesis. It necessitated attaching strong…

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Have Broadsides, Will Travel
Author: Avi Snyder

Broadsides We Jews for Jesus like airports—not merely for the purpose of travel, but also for the purpose of evangelism. Where else can you find such a cross-current of people from around the country and from around the world! That was very much the case at the Los Angeles International Airport during the 1984 Olympics….

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The Young and the Restless
Author: Peter Rice

I can almost imagine the compassion and sorrow in Yeshua’s eyes when the rich young ruler knelt, soiling his costly garment in the Judean dust, and asked, What shall I do to inherit eternal life?” Yeshua must have felt compassion because the young and wealthy man had come to the right person and had asked…

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I Always Wanted To Deliver Babies
Author: Andrew Barron

The typical Jewish mother of contemporary folk humor wants her son to grow up to be a doctor. In the case of my mother, this idea was not a joke. She really wanted me to go into medicine because she always felt that I had the warm personality it takes to treat the sick. I…

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He Awakened Me to a New Outlook
Author: Tammy Siegall

I grew up sharing both a Jewish and a Catholic heritage. My family celebrated Easter and Christmas with my mother’s relatives, and the Jewish holidays with my father’s. I was proud of my mixed heritage. Yet, being raised in a church, I sensed that culturally and religiously I was a Gentile. I had no special…

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Who Do You Say He Is?

There is one question to which almost everyone is quick to give an answer. Hardly anyone who is willing to talk will answer, I don’t know.” Everyone has an opinion. The question is, “What do you think of Jesus?” While very few people remain neutral about Jesus, almost everyone who has heard of him has…

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Not Connected

The story is told of a new upstart executive, fresh out of his training school, who wanted to make it big and climb his way to the top. He rented a small office space in the Empire State Building in New York City. He always had a salesman’s attitude and wanted to make a good…

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Body Building

Like father, like son” is a familiar expression. It describes the natural phenomenon of children behaving in similar fashion to their parents. We all learn from our fathers, and learned behavior applies not only to the physical realm, but to the spiritual realm as well. Jesus was one with the Father, sharing all spiritual truths…

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The Most Frequent Questions In Jewish Evangelism

  QUESTION: Jews do not believe in proselytizing, so why do you try to convert everyone to your way of thinking? ANSWER: The often-made statement that Jews do not proselytize” may reflect the contemporary trend in the Jewish community, but it hardly summarizes the Jewish attitude of the past. The Encyclopedia Judaica states: There is…

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