October 1979 Newsletter (5740:1)

No Vacation From Witnessing
October 1, 1979
Author: Al Brickner

Take your vacation in a van boldly marked JEWS FOR JESUS,” and you will have plenty of witnessing opportunities. At the end of our cross-country summer preaching tour, my wife Lois and 1, still driving the big Jews for Jesus van, headed south for a few days of camping in Grand Tetons National Park . […]

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Pressing Onward

Now that I’ve settled into working at Jews for Jesus headquarters here in San Francisco , I’ve been able to reflect on the path along which God has brought me since I began work with this ministry a year ago. In September of 1978 I came to our New York branch office to be the […]

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Never Off Duty

After 5,000 miles of driving in seven weeks, I was looking forward to sitting still in one place for seven days. I had been on an extended evangelistic tour and was preparing to take a vacation with some friends from seminary. What I didn’t know was that God was preparing me to learn a very […]

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And now, a word from our (new) editor

I have started this article five or six times already, trying to sound bright and witty so that you’ll think I know what I’m doing. This is the first time I’ve ever written a piece introducing myself to our entire newsletter readership. My good friend Amy Rabinovitz was editor of this publication for the last […]

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Harvesting
Author: Moishe Rosen

“…..Behold, a sower went forth to sow; And when he sowed, some of the seeds fell by the wayside, and the fowls came and devoured them. Some fell upon stony places, where they had not much earth; and forthwith they sprang up, because they had no deepness of earth. And when the sun was up, […]

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JEWS FOR JESUS IN CANADA!

This past summer, several Jews for Jesus evangelists − Tuvya Zaretsky, Baruch Goldstein, and the Liberated Wailing Wall − ministered in Canada . All returned with encouraging reports of the witnessing encounters they had in Toronto and Winnipeg . They met with open curiosity as they showed themselves to be Jews for Jesus. The literature […]

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Harold??? Harry???
Author: Ellen Covett

Pssst, ” she whispered to me as I stood behind a table displaying our Jews for Jesus literature. “See that man over there? He came to the church specifically to talk with Moishe Rosen.” So, I walked over to the gentleman, knowing nothing about him except he seemed to want to talk with Moishe Rosen. […]

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The Littlest Tree (A Story for Children of God: Of All Ages)

A long time ago , a King had his Royal Forester plant a forest in the northeast province of his country. The trees would constantly chatter about the great and noble purposes that the King must certainly have for them. After all, they were planted by the Royal Forester, weren’t they? There were three trees […]

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Sandy Cohen: A Story
Author: Sandy Cohen

A way that people might have described me as a child was the good little Jewish girl who wouldn’t hurt anyone.” I was my father’s favorite, and he took me almost everywhere he went. He liked to have me along when he went to see the relatives, and when he went to the synagogue. In […]

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