October 1998 Newsletter (5759:2)

October 1, 1998

In case you ever want to repeat any of the Hebrew words in this newsletter, here’s how: Sukkot: sue-coat (rhymes with blue goat) Hoshana Rabba: hoe-shah-na rah-ba (rhymes with oh fa la la la) Ruach ha Kodesh: Rue-akh ha koe-desh (sorry, we can’t make a funny rhyme because this refers to the Holy Spirit) mayim…

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Australia: Reaching Down Under
Topics: sukkot

It was 1994. Moishe was still the executive director of Jews for Jesus and was presiding over a meeting of the Jews for Jesus Council, where the ministry’s leaders come together to strategize. Moishe asked if anyone in the room had a vision to reach the 100,000 Jewish people of Australia. Would anyone take a…

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Sukkot in Israel

In America, it seems as though the entire country becomes caught up in the Christmas and New Year season—even those who do not know who Jesus is and are not celebrating His birth. In a way, Israel experiences a similar phenomenon with the Festival of Sukkot. Frankly, the majority of the people in Israel are…

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Jewish Evangelism Then and Now part 3
Author: Moishe Rosen

Part three in a series, condensed from a paper presented to the Lausanne Consultation on Jewish Evangelism The methodologies used by the previous generation of Jewish mission agencies varied greatly. For example, in Denver, Colorado, there was an organization known as Bible Counselors of America, directed by Rev. J.C. Hoover. Nothing in the title suggested…

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Bits from the Branches

From the former Soviet Union, outreach worker Edward Granovsky reports, I stayed an extra week in the city of Zaporozhye, visiting Jewish people whom we met there during our mini-Campaign [Operation Decapolis, in which our outreach workers and volunteers did evangelism in ten post-Soviet cities where there are 25,000 or more Jewish people]. One such…

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Christ in the Feast of Tabernacles

God gave the Biblical festivals to teach the Jewish people about His character and to help us understand His plan of salvation. But all Christians who have been grafted in” to the olive tree (Romans 11) share our rich heritage and roots. So as we approach the last of the High Holy Days on the…

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Shake Our Lulav!

Our Jews for Jesus evangelists are now bringing a brand new presentation to local churches: Christ in the Feast of Tabernacles! As with our Christ in the Passover Presentations, we will come and set up a table to show you many of the items used in a traditional Sukkot celebration, including the lulav and etrog…

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