RealTime May 2008

A note from David Brickner: What do Israelis think about Jesus?
May 1, 2008

2008 Opinion Poll on What Israelis Think About Jesus This month marks the 60th anniversary of the founding of the modern state of Israel. It’s no coincidence that we’ve chosen this time for our first Behold Your God Israel Campaign. In preparation for the campaign, we polled people as to their current opinions concerning Jesus….

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Jewish Facts of Life

Lag BaOmer is a little-known holiday, even among many contemporary Jewish people. It began as a simple period of counting the days between Passover and Shavuot (the Feast of Weeks), but eventually become a minor holiday that encompasses several colorful traditions: children get their first haircut, there are picnics and bonfires, and the kids get…

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Jews for Jesus News

The Lord gives and the Lord takes away; blessed be the name of the Lord. We invite you to rejoice with those who have been blessed with new life and mourn with those who have lost a loved one. Jonah Daniel Mebasser was born to Emmanuel (our web developer) and Sarah Mebasser on April 21st…

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In Other News

Anti-missionaries in Israel tried to prevent a Jewish believer in Yeshua from participating in Israel’s annual Bible quiz, which is held in conjunction with the celebration of the nation’s birthday. The controversy over this year’s quiz has drawn even more attention than usual to the event. Meanwhile, our Behold Your God campaigners had planned to…

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Thank You For Praying

Israel Behold Your God Stories Avi Snyder, our European Director, training BYG campaigners The Training Onlookers witness the shoving of one campaigner by the man in the white T-shirt Campaigners engaging Israelis in conversations about Jesus The class was a mix of Israelis, Americans, Russians, Ukrainians and Ethiopians. With accommodations a block from the beach,…

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Real Deals

What better way to celebrate Israel’s 60th anniversary than with a special meal of Middle Eastern dishes from our Jews for Jesus Family cookbook. You can learn to make your own hummus, falafel and baklava. (There are lots of other yummy recipes from all over the world.) This large, easy to read 179-page cookbook normally…

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Sneek Peek
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Next month our regular (print) newsletter will feature: An article by David Brickner titled The Day Pentecost Was Fulfilled”; “Passing It On Camp Style” by Matt Friedman; “Also this summer” descriptions of upcoming Summer Witnessing Campaign in New York and Massah; “Musing Over Moishe’s Musings” by Ruth Rosen and bits from our branches in Montreal,…

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Israel Behold Your God Advertisements

The electronic billboards repeat the message "Yeshu=Yeshua=Yeshuah" to let people know that the One they’ve known as "Yeshu" is really Yeshua, and that He is our salvation.

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Behold Your God Israel Newspaper Ad

Yeshu = Y’shua = Y’shuah Most people call him Yeshu. But his real name is Y’shua and he offers you security that no one can take away from you. The results of a first of its kind opinion poll on Israeli attitudes toward Yeshu (Y’shua) were released. This fascinating survey was conducted by well-known opinion…

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