March 2004 Newsletter (5764:7)

Shame On You!
March 1, 2004

I can’t count how many times someone has spat out those words as I offered a gospel tract. My T-shirt prominently declares Jews for Jesus,” and that is what generates the above reaction. There are several possible responses to this condemnatory phrase. Some times I answer, “I am ashamed of my sins, but I am…

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Meet Jack and Alice Meadows
Topics: purim

Jack and Alice Meadows are joint chaplains for our ministry, and Dr. Jack” is also a vital part of our missionary training program. Jack is Jewish and received Yeshua (Jesus) as Messiah in September of 1959, in Portland, Oregon. Alice received the Lord in a Southern Baptist church in Georgia at a young age. They…

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Happy Purim!

Be sure to wish your Jewish friends a Happy Purim! Purim is the Jewish holiday commemorating the events recorded in the book of Esther. This year it falls on March 7. It is traditional to read the whole megillah” (scroll) of Esther and to eat three-cornered pastries known as hamantaschen, or “Haman’s hats.” While there…

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Meet Our New Missionaries
Topics: architecture

We’d like to introduce you to our class of 2004 missionary trainees Micha Alan Cohen is a second generation Jewish believer in Jesus, and an mk” (missionary kid). His parents, Steve and Jan Cohen, served with Jews for Jesus for many years until Steve left to head up The Apple of His Eye ministry. Micha…

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How Can Someone Be Jewish and Christian?
Author: Moishe Rosen

  Do you feel uncomfortable with the idea that Jews can be Christians? I think this unease stems from many things, but perhaps most of all, as Jews we learn that we must always remain Jews. Then we are indoctrinated that being Jewish and believing in Jesus are mutually exclusive. From this we deduce, I…

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The BYG Pic

Sorry we could not report on the last two BYG campaigns of 2003 as they were still in progress when we reported on the others. We did want to let you know how BYG 2003 ended. Both the West Palm Beach and the Sydney campaigns ran for two weeks. West Palm Beach Thanks to our…

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Bits from the Branches

Tel Aviv Miriam Abramov reports, While working with a Youth With a Mission (YWAM) drama team from the States we noticed a girl who had been watching the drama intently since it started-this despite the punkers who were trying to divert people’s attention by imitating the dancers. “I began talking to her and found she…

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