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Thanks to your partnership, our Jerusalem team is going full steam ahead! Jerusalem is home to many local artists and bohemians, and our team is blessed with several creative people who are connecting with them in unique ways. Some of the Jewish people we are connecting with have come to faith in Jesus. Read more…

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This Orthodox Jewish Psychotherapist Couldn’t Believe His Eyes…

Hans handed Rich the Bible. “In that millisecond,” Rich recalls, “my life was shattered. The name that I saw at the top of the page was Isaiah! Hans had been reading to me from MY Bible, from my Hebrew Scriptures, and I felt as though someone had taken a sword and cut me to pieces.”

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Who’s the Subject of Isaiah 53?

Isaiah 53 has been a controversial passage within the Jewish community for centuries—some think it speaks of the Messiah, others think it’s about Israel, and some ignore it altogether. But, there are still Jewish people who see Yeshua as the Messiah prophesied in this passage.

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The Suffering of Jesus and the Suffering of Israel: A Reflection on Isaiah 53

Yet it was the will of the Lord to crush him; he has put him to grief; when his soul makes an offering for guilt, he shall see his offspring; he shall prolong his days; the will of the Lord shall prosper in his hand. Out of the anguish of his soul he shall see […]

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What are some passages in the Hebrew Bible that talk about the Messiah?

The (Jewish) writers of the New Testament asserted that the Old Testament spoke of a coming Messiah and quoted from it extensively to prove their point. Even Jesus himself – whom many Jewish people will declare to be a good rabbi and teacher – said to those who sat under his teaching, How foolish you […]

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Jewish Messianic Interpretations of Isaiah 53

It’s commonly maintained that Isaiah 53 was never considered messianic by rabbis and Jewish sages. Sometimes the statement is phrased as, “Judaism teaches” that Isaiah 53 refers to the nation of Israel. The fact is that Isaiah 53 (more precisely, 52:13 to 53:12) has been interpreted in messianic terms by a wide variety of Jewish […]

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The Rabbis’ Dilemma: A Look at Isaiah 53

We have a glorious future and an abundant present if we appropriate the salvation made possible by the One who “was wounded through our transgressions and bruised through our iniquities.”

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What Is Faith?

By Jews for Jesus
Faith is not blind belief that you cling to without evidence. Faith is active trust in what you have reasoned to be true.
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What Is Redemption?

By Ruth Rosen
Redemption starts with Passover, which becomes the pattern for all Biblical history and God's ultimate plan for the world.
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Discovering Jewish Faith in God: David Abramsky's Story

By David Abramsky
I used to drive by the Jews for Jesus office in Toronto and curse it—or even spit at it—because I had been taught that they were “terrible people, just out to make Jews become Christians.” But there was no denying that Jesus was a Jew and a devout one at that.
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What Is Joy?

By Stephanie Hamman
Joy is something deeper than happiness or pleasure. Jewish sages have taught that it's a part of the divine, yet accessible to everyone. But can we define it? And how do we find it?
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Jesus’ Birth and the Legends of Caesar

By Jeffrey Still
Is the Birth of Jesus Based on the Legends of Caesar? Similarities between the stories raise surprising parallels and striking differences between the births of the powerful tyrant and the poor and humble Messiah.
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A Biblical Equation: Ziggy Rogoff’s Story

By Ziggy Rogoff
I grew up in a traditional home. My family kept kosher; I went to Hebrew classes; and I had my bar mitzvah at the Wailing Wall. But until I learned about a personal relationship with God through Messiah Jesus, I considered God too distant and holy to be personally known.
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