According to the June 11, 2005 Forward Newspaper online, 50 Shekel, the Jewish rapper who dubbed himself the ‘The World’s Most Kosher MC,’ is now calling himself ‘The Jewish Jesus Freak.'”

Are the rumors true that Jewish rapper/hip hop artist 50 Shekel (real name Aviad Cohen) is now professing Jesus as Messiah? Indeed they are. He has gone very public on his website and this is one guy who can really use your prayer support. It’s difficult for any new Jewish believer to handle the pressure from family and friends, but when you are in the limelight, the normal spiritual warfare can increase exponentially. You can bet the pressure on this young man is intense. Please pray that Aviad Cohen will grow deep in his faith and stand firm despite the opposition.