July 1992 Newsletter (5752:10)

Twice-Born Seed of Abraham: From Feuding Cousins to Loving Brothers and Sisters in Christ
July 1, 1992
Topics: born again

It was a several-hour drive into the desert. The 32 passengers in our motorized caravan were all believers in Jesus, their number equally divided between Jews and Arabs. Not knowing one another, most of the 16 Arabs rode with Arabs, and the 16 Jews rode with other Jews. Soon this would change. The purpose for…

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Focused Prayer, Our Secret Weapon
Author: Ceil Rosen

Encouraging the Ephesian believers concerning their walk of faith, Paul wrote: …we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this age, against spiritual hosts of wickedness in the heavenly places” (Ephesians 6:12). Paul described Satan as the wily enemy and believers as God’s…

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Double Opportunities for Ministry
Author: Janet Chaiet

Sometimes, because we keep a high profile, people see us or our literature everywhere and think that we Jews for Jesus move around a lot. Actually, only our mobile musical evangelistic team, the Liberated Wailing Wall, is truly on the road” all the time. We’re always ready to go anywhere when an opportunity to present…

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Argentina: A Personal Note
Author: Mitch Glaser

In 1977 my wife Zhava and I took our first trip together to Argentina. Born in Argentina, Zhava came to the United States when she was 9. Her family continued to speak Spanish and to identify as Argentines, and for me visits to her mother’s and uncle’s houses felt like being in a little Argentina….

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Argentina: In The Shadow of the Swastika

More than a hundred years ago Jewish people started immigrating to Argentina from Russia, Poland, Germany and other countries. Among these hundreds of thousands of Jewish immigrants were my great-grandparents. They arrived in Argentina in 1918. They left behind persecution, discrimination and pogroms (all epitomized by the swastika in the center of the Nazi flag)….

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We’re Glad You Asked…

QUESTION: I have heard that no Jews today know from what tribe they are descended. Is that true, and if so, how long has it been since Jews have known their tribal lineage? ANSWER: Some scholars teach that when the Temple was destroyed, and Jerusalem was sacked in 70 A.D. and again in 132 A.D.,…

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If You’re Ashamed: Shame On You
Author: Moishe Rosen

Despite the creature comforts and modern technology of our contemporary society, more people than ever seem unhappy. The quest for a solution to the unhappiness problem has spawned a fresh panacea—a kind of name-it-and-blame-it” therapy. Psychologists have formulated a new term: dysfunctional. “We need only uncover the dysfunctional personality or circumstance responsible for our misery,”…

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