RealTime May 2005

Why David Klinghoffer Rejected Jesus: A Book Review (of sorts)
May 1, 2005

Christians often ask why Jewish people don’t believe in Jesus. Author David Klinghoffer offers his answer in a polemic against Christianity entitled, Why the Jews Rejected Jesus: The Turning Point in Western History.” Published in March of this year, the book has captured the Jewish community’s attention as the most current and comprehensive Jewish answer…

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Jews for Jesus: On the Web in Two More Languages

One of our outreach workers, Vladimir Lech, has put together Jews for Jesus web sites in Farsi (spoken by Iranians) as well as Hungarian. If you know any Jewish people who speak these languages, for Farsi, you can direct them to For Hungarian you can direct them to either or

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A lesser known Jewish holiday: Lag BaOmer

Lag BaOmer falls on May 27.* “Lag” represents the number 33 in Hebrew and “Omer” is a measure that was used for grain. This festival is not commanded in Scripture; it is purely rabbinical tradition, though the name of the holiday is based on a commandment to count the days from the second night of…

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Former Muslim Views Forbidden Peace and Comes to Faith

A friend of Jews for Jesus gave a copy of Forbidden Peace” to her church’s missions coordinator, who also happens to lead Bible studies in two different prison facilities. One time she was unable to go, and her helper, a young man in his twenties, had to go alone to one of the facilities to…

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