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 who influenced him as well as how he…

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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, known as Joseph and Harry. Please continue to pray! “After almost four years of…

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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, “My mother always taught me to love the Jewish people, and she…

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

    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 with “ah, blue boat!”) Food   Both groups typically eat dairy food during this holiday. Among the Sephardim, however, Yemenite Jews…

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Our Co-Laborers in Messiah

Our Co-Laborers in Messiah (CLIMs) are an amazing group of trained volunteers under the leadership of Carolyne Rohrig, our CLIM Coordinator. CLIMs enable us to be more places and do more outreach than we could possibly hope to go and do on our own. They also support our missionaries when we are out on the…

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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, and Pentecost, which will take place starting at sundown…

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