RealTime March 2009

Why this Jew Loves St. Patrick
March 1, 2009

On March 17 many people will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day without a clue as to why or whom they are celebrating. I know this may raise eyebrows among some of our readers, but I love St. Patrick. Not the legendary guy who stars in stories about snakes and shamrocks and the luck of the Irish–most of those stories are bubbe miesehs,” (Yiddish for “grandmothers’ tales.”) But much of what Patrick wrote and stood for reminds me of another saint: the Apostle Paul.”

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Jewish Facts of Life

Have you ever wondered why the Irish celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a meal of Corned Beef and Cabbage?

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Jews for Jesus News

Here’s where you can read about our recent Carnaval outreach in Rio de Janeiro, the upcoming Cherry Blossom Festival Outreach in Washington, D.C. and more…

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In Other News

Earlier this month several of our staff attended the 26th annual meeting of the THE LAUSANNE CONSULTATION ON JEWISH EVANGELISM – NORTH AMERICA. This is a group of organizations and individuals who network and share resources with the common desire to see Jewish people come to know Jesus. One of the topics of this year’s […]

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Real Deals

Maybe you decided to skip Christmas cards this year because they were either too secular or too expensive. Now is your chance to send a meaningful greeting about Jesus, just in time to celebrate His Resurrection. Our Resurrection Day (Easter) Cards come in boxes of 20. The cover depicts an Israeli landscape, as seen from […]

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Sneak Peek

Our April print Newsletter will feature: an article about Resurrection by David Brickner titled Of Samaritans, Sadducees and Plato”; a list of important Jewish days in April; a glossary of Passover terms; “A New Outlook” by Lynn McCoy; “Never Too Old” by Tuvya Zaretsky; Moishe’s Musings on Empathy; and Bits from the Branches in Washington, […]

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Carnaval Outreach in Brazil

Ionata Rodrigues reports, It was almost midnight as we were evangelizing at Central do Brasil (similar to New York’s Grand Central Station) in Rio de Janeiro.  We were almost out of broadsides (Jews for Jesus gospel tracts), and many who were taking them quickly threw them away.  I decided to try a different strategy to […]

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