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Our staff are hard at work raising up the next generation of Jewish believers
July 13, 2016

Rebekah “Red Sox” Rood, a New York Branch Children and Youth Minister, updates you on Camp Gilgal East.

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Next generation: praise and prayer request
December 18, 2013

We love getting your notes and emails letting us know that you pray through our prayer prompters every month. What a blessing! For the past few years, we have asked prayer for the next generation of Jews for Jesus … every single month. It’s about time we tell you how God has been answering your prayers!

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Bulletin Board
July 8, 2013

Camp Gilgal Adventure Camps – West, Midwest, and East. August 3 or 4 through August 10: Register today at

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Thank you for praying for Camp Gilgal!
September 12, 2012

Camp Gilgal is our Messianic camp program for Jewish children and youth. This year was our 22nd summer! In July’s issue of RealTime, we shared some of what happened during our junior camps for Jewish children ages 8-12. Since then, we’ve held our teen camps for ages 13-15 and our adventure camps for ages 16-18, […]

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Moishe Knew the Value of Children’s Ministry…
July 1, 2010
Author: Elisheva R

Age never seemed to be a factor for Moishe in relating to people; he was never condescending or patronizing with children.  One of his goals was that Jews for Jesus have a meaningful ministry to young people,* and he especially wanted us to excel in camp ministry.  He would have enjoyed the following reports, and […]

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Adventure Camp
August 1, 2009

Last June we highlighted Camp Gilgal, the lynchpin of our children’s and youth ministry. As we invest in the next generation of Jewish believers in Jesus, the age range” for our camp ministry tops out with Adventure Camp (though we have other opportunities for young adults). We held our first Adventure Camp in 1999 in […]

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Passing It On Camp Style
June 1, 2008
Author: Matt Friedman

Camp Gilgal, the Jews for Jesus summer camp, was started in 1991 to provide a way for Jewish children, (most of whom are from believing families), to grow together in their own faith and identities as Jewish believers in the Messiah. There are three Camp Gilgal locations in the U.S., (East, West and Midwest) and […]

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Prayer Prompters
May 1, 2007

Summer outreaches: Larry Dubin will be leading a two-week witnessing campaign in Washington, D.C. the last week of June and first week of July; Amer Olson will be leading a two-week campaign in Chicago during that same time. Shaun Buchhalter will be leading our four-week New York Witnessing Campaign in July, with assistance from Joshua […]

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Leadership: Passing It On
Author: Joshua Sofaer

JOSHUA SOFAER Numerous recent personnel shifts within Jews for Jesus have seen some of our younger leaders taking positions of leadership in our branches. That includes the leadership of our flagship branch in New York City, which passed to Joshua Sofaer following last summer’s Behold Your God finale. Joshua Sofaer was raised in the San […]

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Bulletin Board
May 15, 2006

Summer is almost here! It is probably too late for you to join us on our summer witnessing campaign in New York City but please do pray for all those who have chosen to serve the Lord in this way. It’s not too late to take advantage of opportunities for Jewish children and youth. Jews […]

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Camp Gilgal, a little known but much loved branch of Jews for Jesus
August 1, 2003

Investing in youth is important all year round, but summer is a great time to show you some of what goes on in our camps. Our camp mission statement is, Raising up new generations of Jewish believers in Messiah” and each year we see children of Jewish believers in Jesus (and sometimes children of unbelievers) […]

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Camp Gilgal and the Next Generation in Messiah
May 1, 1998

It could be that when Jews for Jesus ceases to exist,it might be said that our Camp Gilgal ministry was our greatest achievement.” Moishe Rosen, August 25, 1995 Camp Gilgal began in 1991 in both California and Pennsylvania. This summer we will be premiering a third camp in Wisconsin. Over 200 Jewish children have attended […]

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Camp Gilgal West
June 1, 1994

The theme of Camp Gilgal West, 1993 was the Jewish Feast of Tabernacles. The curriculum was designed to teach the children about this harvest holiday and help them to understand how believers are to love the Lord of the Harvest. Here are some comments and articles from individual campers as they appeared in Camp Gilgal’s […]

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