October 2004 Newsletter (5765:2)

Sanctified Camping
October 1, 2004

This past summer I went on a week-long backpacking trip into the Immigrant Wilderness of Yosemite National Park. It was an amazing experience. As I wandered through lush forests, climbed ancient rock formations and lay out under the vast expanse of stars, I was struck by the immensity and beauty of God’s creation, along with…

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The BYG Pic

*Behold Your God is our vision to reach every city in the world (outside of Israel) where there are 25,000 or more Jewish people by 2005. From October 21-November 6, Alan Bond will be leading BYG Houston. He says: We are coming shortly after the High Holidays,” when Jewish hearts may be more inclined toward…

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Portrait of Michael Sischy

Jews for Jesus, South Africa
Topics: sukkot

In 1981 The Liberated Wailing Wall came to Johannesburg and visited the University of the Witwatersrand. The opposition was so strong—with musical cables and equipment ripped up and vandalized—that it seemed like the devil did not want us Making the Messiahship of Jesus an unavoidable issue to the Jewish people of South Africa”! We returned…

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A Joyous Festival

Sukkot, the Feast of Booths or Tabernacles, is a harvest festival. As mentioned in the article on pages one and two, God commanded the children of Israel to live in temporary booths to remind us of His provision and presence during the wilderness wanderings. But He also commanded us to rejoice—for seven days—with fruit, with…

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Moishe’s Musings
Author: Moishe Rosen

An important ability when witnessing is being able to tell a sincere question from an insincere one. After all, you cannot effectively reply to a question when the asker is not interested in an answer. First, notice how a question is postulated. For example, some people ask, If God can do anything, can He create…

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Bits from the Branches

Tel Aviv Shlomy Abramov reports, Amitai had recurring dreams about Yeshua (Jesus), which made him open to meeting with us. When we finally met I was able to lead him to faith. One day he came to my house, as he often does, and I shared with him the importance of baptism because we are…

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