RealTime December 2013

David Brickner updates you on Jews for Jesus news, including Barry B.’s arrest in Israel

Check it out: Read David’s thoughts on the birth of Messiah in A promise kept

Why bother the Jewish people with the gospel?
December 13, 2013

Do you know people who believe it is unloving or ineffective to share the gospel of Jesus with Jewish people? Tuvya Zaretksy, one of the Jews for Jesus founders, has written a brief but compelling response that every Christian should read. Check it out at http://www.evangel-vision.com/why-bother-jewish-people-with-gospel-of.html and please share with your friends!

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Gospel literature for your own Christmas outreach…

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Two Healthy Babies Born — Dad Delivered One On Thanksgivukkah

Left: Peter, Yarden and Emilie Nasser; Right: Jeremiah holding his son Ari just before the bris

Hannah holding the baby Ari at the bris.

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Artistic Outreach Continues at our Moishe Rosen Center in Tel Aviv

Recently we invited a painting class from a local art school to exhibit at our center over the course of ten days. All who participated thanked us personally for allowing them to show their work at the MRC and were constantly pointing their guests to read the information about the center (which explains our faith). One exhibitor who thanked us added, “This is a great way to show love.”

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Hanukkah Outreach in Former Soviet Union

Kiev:

From November 25-30 we handed out 26,000 broadsides and visited with 44 Jewish people who were willing to receive us as we went door to door. Six Jewish people gave their contact information and one Jewish person prayed to receive the Lord!

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Kiev: Staff Retreat Turned Into Advance for the Gospel

Irina Volodarska reports, “From December 3 through 5, most of the staff of Jews for Jesus in the Former Soviet Union gathered in Kiev for a time of fellowship, prayer and planning for the future. Just before all of us arrived, massive political protests erupted in the streets of Kiev.

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Thanksgivukkah Outreaches Were Fruitful And Fun!

(And our holiday outreaches continue…)

New York:

Isaac Brickner reports, “On Black Friday, the day after ‘Thanksgivukkah,’ a dozen staff and three teenage volunteers took to the streets of Herald Square armed with 20 gallons of hot chocolate and two reams of Hanukkah/Christmas gift wrap.

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Facebook Ad Led Israeli Closer to Jesus

When people clicked the ad they went to a landing page which had more information (the Gospel) and an opportunity for people to fill out their contact information and to receive a copy of our Yeshua book in Hebrew. We had twelve different Facebook ads, a new one for each day, but always offered the […]

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Bannering

Praise God Over 850 Jews in the Negev Want More Info about Jesus

Watch this video to see more of the faces, places and events from our Behold Your God Negev campaign

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Media Reacted to George W. Bush at Messianic Jewish Event

The November 14 appearance of former President George W. Bush at a fundraising event sponsored by the Messianic Jewish Bible Institute of Dallas, Texas triggered a firestorm of criticism—directed at both Bush and several organizations comprised of Jews who believe that Jesus is the promised Messiah of Israel and Savior of the world.  [Read The […]

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An Arrest in Israel Could Affect You

Barry B., one of our UK staff who participated in our Behold Your God Israel campaign last month was arrested while holding an evangelistic banner. Barry came to Israel on a B2 visa, which is a tourist visa. He had every right to express his religious views according to the laws of Israel.

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