May 2002 Newsletter (5762:9)

Meet Oded and Bimini Cohen
May 1, 2002

Oded I was born and reared in Israel at a very secular kibbutz. Of course, we celebrated all the Jewish holidays. However, on Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the year, instead of fasting as it is commanded, we held a big barbeque. When we were able to get hold of a pig to roast, […]

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Did You Know…About the Chinese-Jewish Connection?
Author: Ruth Rosen

Oded and Bimini represent a wonderful bonding of Jewish and Chinese culture. If you think about it, in many ways, Jewish and Chinese people are kindred spirits. Both cultures use a different” calendar. We celebrate our own New Years. We dream of our children becoming or marrying doctors. Jewish bubbes (grandmas) like to get together […]

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Unexpectant Mothers in God’s Plan of Redemption

Expectant mothers are filled with excitement. They overflow with ideas and plans for their coming bundles of joy. But within the Scriptures we discover a small group of women, unexpectant” mothers, chosen for a special purpose. Their pregnancies were not merely out of the ordinary—they were supernatural. In each case, God was at work, planning […]

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Moishe’s Musings: How We Got Our Name
Author: Moishe Rosen

Jews for Jesus” started out as an experiment in communications. I was a missionary with the American Board of Missions to the Jews in New York when a zealous new believer took out an ad in the Village Voice. The ad said, “We are a group of Jews for Jesus who meet at _____ and […]

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You Can’t Argue with That!

Ever stayed up all night long studying the Bible? Many religious Jews will be doing just that later this month as they observe Shavuot (also known as the Feast of Weeks or Pentecost). According to Jewish tradition, Moses received the Law at Mount Sinai 50 days after Passover—hence, the custom of all night Bible study […]

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The BYG Pic

Thank you for praying for our Tampa Behold Your God campaign! In three weeks, the team distributed 68,550 gospel tracts. One hundred and forty-two people who do not know Christ gave their names and addresses to hear more about Him. Of those, 77 are Jewish. Fourteen people prayed to receive Jesus as Messiah and Lord, […]

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