A reporter for The Forward, a well-known Jewish newspaper based in New York City, asked what Jews for Jesus does to combat anti-Semitism. Among other things, we explained our commitment to inform Christian friends like you about this scourge wherever it raises its ugly head.
Anti-Semitism threatens the foundations of the Christian faith and undermines the saving message of the gospel.
Many Jewish people are afraid to open the New Testament because of what so-called “Christians” have done in the name of Jesus.
A young man encounters virulent anti-Semitism in college, but discovers that Christians who truly follow Jesus love the Jewish people.
Stewart and Susan Weinisch encountered a number of obstacles on their way to believing in Yeshua (Jesus). Here are some of the ideas they had to confront: “Christians hate Jews.” This is what Stewart’s father told him, and many people do point to “Christian anti-Semitism” as a reason to dismiss Jesus. When our people start […]
“Jesus I love you, but I don’t understand your wife, “She wears too much make-up and she always wants to fight; “In my world of black and gray, she argues shades of white.” song lyrics by Dead Artist Syndrome Does the evangelical church in America have an image problem? Among the many who would say […]
Did Hitler and his followers carry out a theology that is Christian at its roots?
Persecution in the name of Jesus is the most emotionally charged strand of the net of objections. More than anything else, many people point to Christian anti-Semitism” as a reason to dismiss Jesus. When Jewish people find themselves questioning whether Jesus might be the Messiah, thoughts of the Crusades and the Holocaust quickly rush to […]
Mel Gibson’s film, the Passion of Christ” provides a contemporary context for the age old question: “Who is responsible for Jesus’ death?””
Book Title: To the Jew First: A Biblical Analysis of the ‘Two-Covenant’ Theory of the Atonement Author: Joseph P. Gudel Date Published: July-September 1998 Reviewer: Rich Robinson The two-covenant theory has circulated for some years among non-evangelicals and even among some conservative Christians. If you’ve ever been told that Jews don’t need Jesus because they […]
Book Title: Abraham Geiger and the Jewish Jesus Author: Susannah Heschel Date Published: April 11, 1998 Publisher: University of Chicago Press Genre: 1. History2. Judaism3. Religious ISBN: 978-0226329598 Reviewer: Jorge Quiñónez Review Date: March 1, 1999 This book is the engaging story of a Jewish scholar who came to challenge the institutionalized anti-Judaism rampant in […]
Book Title: Christian Antisemitism: A History of Hate Author: William Nicholls Date Published: June 1, 1995 Publisher: Jason Aronson, Inc.; First Softcover edition Genre: 1. History2. Judaism3. Health, Fitness & Dieting ISBN: 978-1568215198 Reviewer: Daniel Nessim Review Date: Sep 1, 1993 Hate” is a strong word and “anti-Semitism” is an accusation with broad implications. According […]
Anti-Semitism is both illogical and irrational. Its bitter fruit stems from psychological, political, and religious roots. Whatever the causes, this scourge has plagued humanity for centuries. Although the term anti-Semitism was only recently coined in 1879 by the German agitator, Wilhelm Marr, it was soon applied to all forms of hostility toward Jews throughout history.1 […]