May 2010 Newsletter (5770:9)

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May 6, 2010

The biography of Moishe Rosen has been in the works for a long time—and we hope to have the completed manuscript this August! This book will explain how an ordinary Jewish man from Denver became an extraordinary force in missions to the Jewish people. It will reveal...

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Bits from the Branches

New York Anna Marie Misiti keeps things running administratively in our New York branch, but has had a real ministry to several people from Hassidic (an extremely Orthodox sect) communities. She reports, “Thank you all for praying for our Orthodox/Hassidic contacts,...

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Missions-Minded Moms
May 1, 2010

We wanted to take a moment to thank those missions-minded moms of grown children. Thank you for helping your sons and daughters to understand the importance of evangelism, and particularly Jewish evangelism. So often, our friends begin letters to us with words like,...

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Shavuot Among Ashkenazi and Sephardic/Mizrahi Jews
Author: Rich Robinson

Shavuot Among Ashkenazi and Sephardic/Mizrahi Jews Ashkenazi Jews* Sephardic/Mizrahi* Jews (often varies country to country). For convenience, both are referred to here as Sephardic. Pronunciation of the holiday Shavuos (to rhyme with “ya knew us”) Shavuot (to rhyme...

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Forty-Nine Days of Purpose*
February 1, 2010

The clock is ticking a significant countdown for Israel right now. In fact, this countdown has been an annual event for more than 3,000 years. It is a biblical mandate to mark the time between two important Jewish festivals, Passover, which began at sundown, March 29,...

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