anti-missionaries

You Take Jesus, I’ll Take God
January 31, 2012

Book Title: You Take Jesus, I’ll Take God Author: Samuel Levine Date Published: June 1980 Publisher: Hamoroh Pr Genre: 1. Jewish Life2. Religious Studies3. Theology ISBN: 978-0960475414 Reviewer: Jews for Jesus Review Date: January 31, 2012 Overview As a Christian, it is difficult not to be offended by the presentation of Levine’s book. As a […]

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No Joke!
February 1, 2011

When I saw the subject of the email, I actually thought it was a joke.  I had known the sender and, while we had not been in contact for years, it was unbelievable to me that he would seriously title his email, Can my Jewish son become a Christian?”  I would not want to embarrass […]

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Ami Ortiz: No Hate
December 20, 2009
Author: Matt Sieger

Fifteen-year-old Ami Ortiz, who lives with his family in Ariel, Israel, stayed home from school on Purim, March 20, 2008. He was delighted to discover in the stairwell a gift basket with the message Happy Holidays.” But when he opened the package, it exploded in his face, filling his body with shrapnel, burning him all […]

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The Gospel Bubble
August 1, 2009

Of the three Behold Your God Israel campaigns we’ve already completed, the opposition to our last one (May ’09) was the most violent we’ve experienced in Israel thus far. Our Jews for Jesus staff and volunteers were kicked and punched more in Rishon, Rehovot and Ramala, than we have been on previous campaigns. One missionary, […]

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Los Angeles College Campus Campaign
September 30, 2007

Jews for Jesus Los Angeles conducted a College Campus Campaign Sep 30-Oct 4th. The campaign covered UCLA, Cal State Northridge, and Santa Monica College — three campuses with the largest Jewish student population. Participating were six missionary staff and nine volunteers. They distributed 26,075 gospel tracts and received the names of 43 students including 3 […]

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Answering Jewish Objections to Jesus
October 1, 2005

Answering Jewish Objections to Jesus Three Volume Series By Dr. Michael L. Brown Baker Book House Michael L. Brown (Ph.D., Near Eastern Languages and Literature, New York University) is a Jewish believer in Jesus who has done both believers in Jesus and skeptics a service by producing three erudite, yet accessible books that more than […]

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The Jewish Messiahs: From the Galilee to Crown Heights.
January 1, 2002
Author: Scott Rubin

Book Title: The Jewish Messiahs Author: Harris Lenowitz Date Published: November 19, 1998 Publisher: Oxford University Press; 1 edition Genre: 1. Judaism (textbook)2. Judaism3. Religion & Spirituality ISBN: 978-0195114928 Reviewer: Scott Rubin Review Date: January 1, 2002 Harris Lenowitz, professor of Hebrew at the University of Utah, has researched early accounts of so-called Jewish messiahs. […]

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Paul’s Personality: Deceptive or Deferential?
January 1, 2000

Paul has been charged with deceit as he proclaimed the message of Yeshua. In 1 Corinthians 9:20-22, he wrote: To the Jews I became as a Jew, that I might win Jews; to those who are under the law, as under the law, that I might win those who are under the law; to those […]

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Was Paul a Deceiver?

The popular myth that Paul was deceptive is expressed by writers such as Gerald Sigal, Michoel Drazin, and Beth Moshe: In his overriding desire to convert the masses to his beliefs, Paul is guided by the dubious assumption that the end justifies the means…The use of deception, by himself or others, in order to bring […]

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Yeshua Ben David: Why Do the Jewish People Reject Jesus As Their Messiah?
March 1, 1996

Book Title: Yeshua Ben David Author: Walter Riggans Date Published: October 6, 1995 Publisher: Monarch Books; First Edition edition Genre: 1. Judaism2. Theology ISBN: 1854242873 Reviewer: Caroline Hewitt Review Date: March 1, 1996 Readers of Walter Riggans’ previous books, Jesus Ben Joseph and The Covenant With the Jews, will, at first glance, be surprised by […]

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Opposition and Response
July 1, 1993

The Jewish community’s opposition to our ministry stems from the refusal of its leaders to accept the fact that a Jew who believes in Jesus can and does remain Jewish. Jewish leaders feel threatened by our efforts because they equate our success with pro-moting the destruction of the Jews. This is a fallacy, because believing […]

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When Opposition Knocks
July 1, 1992
Author: Rich Robinson

We need to think about opposition to the gospel. Though there is diversity within the messianic movement, we are united and can express our unity. We need to do things together. Facing our opposition can be a very positive thing if we are willing to look, learn and be led together by our Messiah. Efforts […]

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I’ll Keep Both (review of You Take Jesus, I’ll Take God)
May 1, 1988

Book Title: You Take Jesus, I’ll Take God: How to Refute Christian Missionaries Author: Samuel Levine Date Published: June 1980 Publisher: Hamoroh Pr Genre: 1. Jewish Life2. Religious Studies3. Theology ISBN: 978-0960475414 Reviewer: Richard DeRidder There is something very tragic behind this book. Samuel Levine has purposed to prevent others from becoming followers of Jesus […]

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Anti-Missionary Mischief
February 1, 1987
Author: Mitch Glaser

Received any harassing letters lately telling why you should reject faith in Jesus? The Jews for Jesus staff have been receiving unwanted and unwelcome mail. Some letters and literature are to annoy us, other communications are designed to dissuade us from our faith. Perhaps you won’t be bothered with such mail, but it’s good to […]

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Like a Lamb to the Slaughter
June 1, 1986
Author: Larry Brandt

Stuart is a new Jewish believer in Jesus. He lives not too far from New York City. Like most new believers, he’s eager to share his faith, especially when an opportunity comes along to witness to one of his own Jewish people. When Stuart had a chance to talk to an Orthodox rabbi, he naturally […]

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