March 2007 Newsletter (5767:7)

Messianic Marching Orders, Part I
March 1, 2007
Topics: passover

I frequently tell people that Jews for Jesus is a one-issue organization, and that issue is evangelism. That is what I like to say, but it isn’t what some people like to hear. Missions and direct evangelism are often seen as antiquated and out of step with current trends. Mission organizations and churches are tempted…

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About Purim

The word “Purim” means “lots,” and it is the plural form of “the lot” referred to in Esther 3:7, “In the first month, which is the month of Nisan, in the twelfth year of King Ahasuerus, they cast pur (that is, the lot) before Haman to determine the day and the month until it fell…

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Bits from the Branches

Los Angeles Rob Wertheim reports, “Steve lives in Chula Vista (near San Diego) and had been exploring who Jesus is via our website. I met with him and learned that he’d been raised in an Orthodox Jewish home, with a Jewish mother and a Gentile father. Because he’d experienced anti- Semitism from what he believed…

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Test Your Yiddishkeit

The Festival of Purim is on March 4 this year. Let’s see how much you know about this Jewish holiday: The word “Purim” means

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“The Best of the Holy Land” Tour
Topics: israel

Your host, Lon Solomon, is Jewish and has believed in Jesus 36 years; he’s been pastor of McLean Bible Church for 26 years and has served as a valued member of the Jews for Jesus board of directors for 20 years. This will be his 31st tour of Israel. Date: October 22-October 30, 2007 (Israel…

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