May 2011 Newsletter (5771:9)

Promises Fulfilled
May 4, 2011
Topics: moishe rosen
Author: Ruth Rosen

I fulfilled a promise to my father after his memorial service last June, by telling a fuller version of the story in this month’s sneak preview” to a few hundred people who had gathered together afterward for a meal. But as Dad drew closer to his homegoing, I think he came to accept the fact…

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Remembering Moishe Rosen

Moishe Rosen Obituary Excerpts We must believe in our hearts and confess with our mouths the Lord Jesus in order to be saved,” Mr. Rosen wrote in a statement posted online at the time of his death. “There are no shortcuts.” —The Washington Post “It wasn’t because I thought Christianity was nicer than Judaism,” he…

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An Independence Problem
May 3, 2011

This month Israel is celebrating 63 years as a modern state. Yom HaAtzma’ut” (Israel’s national Independence Day) falls on May 9. With so much unrest in the Middle East and all the uprisings various countries have experienced over the last several months, one can only hope and pray for Israel to be joined by emerging…

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Sneak Preview: taken from the final chapter of Moishe Rosen’s yet-to-be published* biography
Author: Moishe Rosen

Tell her the doctors said it’s cancer,” I heard Dad coaching Mom from the background, but instead of repeating the news, Mom simply handed him the phone. “It’s cancer that’s spread to my bones,” he announced. After a brief pause I managed to say: “I’ll be right over.” When I was in my twenties and…

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Blue Mosaic

It’s hard to believe that Blue Mosaic, our mobile evangelistic music team, is finishing their year-long tour next month! In case you didn’t get to see our November newsletter, Blue Mosaic had taken the place of the Liberated Wailing Wall as an equally talented but more contemporary expression of Jewish musicians for Jesus. Traveling a…

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Bits from the Branches

Phoenix Bruce Rapp reports, I’ve been meeting with Joe, a retired policeman who served for 32 years on the NYPD. He also went to Israel in 1973 to help during the ‘Yom Kippur War.’ “For many years, Joe did not believe in God, mostly because of all the evil in the world. Only in these…

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Generation to Generation
May 2, 2011
Author: Liz Goldstein

I was a Camp Gilgal camper. Now I’m a Camp Gilgal director. And I have heard it said time and again that Children’s ministry takes so much patience. It can be that you invest for years and years before you see any fruit.”  I have tried my best to take this to heart and to…

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