Rich Robinson

Rich Robinson San Francisco (HQ)

Scholar in Residence, Missionary

Rich grew up in Brooklyn, New York, in a Reform Jewish home. He came to faith in Jesus in 1973 as a student at Syracuse University following several years of spiritual searching and exploration. He has served with Jews for Jesus since 1978 as a missionary at several North American Jews for Jesus branches. He was also a pianist and songwriter with the music team The Liberated Wailing Wall.

Rich currently serves in San Francisco as senior researcher, where he works on writing, editing, and researching the Bible, Jesus, and Jewish culture. He is author of the books Christ in the Sabbath and The Day Jesus Did Tikkun Olam: Jewish Values and the New Testament, and co-author of Christ in the Feast of Pentecost. Rich received his MDiv from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in 1978 and a PhD in biblical studies and hermeneutics from Westminster Theological Seminary in 1993. Read more of his story here.