January 2002 Newsletter (5762:5)

The Mosque, the Synagogue and the Church
January 1, 2002

Have you noticed? Carefully selected clergy have presided over prayer meetings all across America in the wake of the terrorist tragedy of September 11. Many organizers for such meetings have made a point of having Muslim, Jewish and Christian leaders standing side by side. Efforts to present a united front against terrorism have renewed a…

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The BYG Pic

The first year of Operation Behold Your God will have ended by the time you receive this newsletter! Thanks to all of you who have prayed and given and encouraged us to reach out to the cities where there are 25,000 or more Jewish people. We thank God for you! While we do not have…

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Why Won’t Your Jewish Friend Consider Jesus?

Many Christian friends are puzzled as to why Jewish people they know seem unwilling to consider Jesus. I would like to give you examples of the three most common barriers that I encounter as a missionary with Jews for Jesus. Lilly provides a good example of the first barrier. She was born in Poland and…

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Matchmakers for Jesus

It is amazing to play a part in helping a person fall more in love with Jesus. And that’s really what evangelism is all about-matchmaking for Jesus! But this kind of matchmaking is teamwork and it also requires some tools of the trade. Sometimes we come into play only as an assist,” as when a…

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What’s Nu for the New Year?

FYY (For Your Yiddishkeit*) *Jewishness If a Jewish person should say to you, Nu?” she isn’t asking how long you’ve had your jacket. “Nu” is an amazing little Jewish word that can mean a great many things, 19 in fact, according to Leo Rosten in his book The Joys of Yiddish. Nu, which rhymes with…

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Moishe’s Musings
Author: Moishe Rosen

So teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom.” Psalm 90:12 Another calendar exhausted, a year passed, a month gone, and today’s opportunities become yesterday’s “should haves.” We promised ourselves we would do this or that in 2001—like lose 20 pounds, attend prayer meetings on a weekly basis, or…

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