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Fragile Invincibility
November 1, 2006

I am beginning this article in a hospital waiting room. It is August. Susan Perlman, my close colleague, First Assistant and very dear friend is undergoing surgery to remove a tumor that is probably malignant—20 years after having survived a bout with cancer. No stranger to that hospital, I’d sat anxiously awaiting word of my […]

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A Haiku for Passover
April 1, 2006

The following haiku” is also a riddle for Passover. To what do you suppose it refers? Fish that cannot swim— Balls that should not bounce, On our Passover tables. ANSWER One traditional “starter” dish before the Passover meal is gefilte fish. Gefilte fish don’t swim because they are not an actual species of fish; they […]

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Meet Our New Missionary Trainees!

My name is Sara Herr. I am 23 years old, was born in California, raised in Las Vegas and I am the only child of Jewish parents who both believe in Jesus. Growing up I attended Hebrew school and learned many things about my Jewish identity, but I also learned who Jesus is and what […]

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Meet Our New Missionaries
January 1, 2004

Our 2004 class of missionary trainees just completed their ten-day orientation at our San Francisco headquarters and now they are headed for New York City where they will begin to learn the missionary craft. Our regular newsletter will feature more about these newnicks in March, but they really could use your prayers NOW as the […]

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Meet Aaron Abramson
April 1, 2000

My parents, who are originally from Detroit, Michigan, found the Messiah through the Jesus Movement” in the early seventy’s. They solidified their commitment to Him some years later after moving to Seattle. Being the first of six kids I was always the first to experience things—including Yeshua. When I was around twelve, we began going […]

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A Bit About Stephen Katz
April 1, 1996

Stephen Katz was born in Highland Park, Illinois, and raised in a traditional Jewish home in Skokie. He received a Jewish education in a Conservative synagogue where he became bar mitzvah and confirmed. He has been a believer in Yeshua since May of 1975. Prior to coming on our staff, Stephen was the Program Director […]

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