September 2002 Newsletter (5763:1)

Too Confrontational?
September 1, 2002

You Jews for Jesus are too confrontational!” We hear it often. One person went so far as to accuse us of measuring success by the level of hostility we engender through “in your face” tactics. Even some friends who admire our boldness and creativity wonder at times if the confrontation that appears to be a…

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The BYG Pic

September is a busy month as we continue reaching our Behold Your God cities where there are 25,000 or more Jewish people. While we are midway through our Boston campaign, this month we are also campaigning in the cities of St. Louis, Missouri (led by Bruce Rapp and Alan Bond), Toulouse, France (led by Stephen…

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Boston—We’re Back!

With some 224,000 Jewish people living in the greater metropolitan area, Boston has the sixth largest Jewish population of any U.S. city—and we are delighted to announce the re-opening of our branch there! While we’ve had forays and fellowship meetings in Boston over the years, we haven’t had a regular presence there since 1995. Garrett…

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Remembering 9/11-Changing the Landscape
Author: Ruth Rosen

Taken from a special edition of our internal staff report, Staff-Wise Stirrings, last year It is September 12, 2001 and I wonder how long the shock of yesterday’s horrors will last. It probably won’t be long before newscasters and grief counselors begin using phrases like getting back to normal.” But what we’re dealing with right…

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Happy New Year in September?
Author: Moishe Rosen

Happy New Year on September 7? Not for most of you! But for religious Jews, it’s the first day of the seventh Hebrew month, Tishri, which according to the rabbis, marks the beginning of the 5,763rd year since the Creation. In the Bible (Leviticus 23:24,25), the first day of the seventh month is merely designated…

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