interviews

Havurah Interview: Paul Liberman

Paul Liberman has been a Jewish believer in Yeshua since 1971. He has had extensive leadership involvement with the Messianic Jewish Alliance of America, for which he currently serves as president, the International Messianic Jewish Alliance, and Messianic congregations in the U.S. and Israel. He has served as publisher of The Messianic Times and is […]

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Irresistible, Irrepressible Hope

Question: On which day (or night) of the year are Israeli Jews most likely to set foot in a church? Answer: Christmas Day (or Eve). Surprised? It’s true. Add to that the annual “December dilemma” discussions in synagogues, Jewish newspapers, magazines and websites about Jewish participation in cultural/secular Christmas activities . . . and you […]

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Prayer Prompters

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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THE LIBERATED WAILING WALL: Past, Present and Future…
Author: Aaron Abramson

Liberated Wailing Wall | Albums | Downloadable Music I have been surprised, as I encounter various Jewish believers, that so many first encountered the Jews for Jesus ministry through the Liberated Wailing Wall (LWW). This mobile evangelistic team continues to present Jewish gospel music and drama in approximately 300 churches and Messianic congregations each year. In […]

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Consecration Ceremony
Author: Seth Richards

The shofar blasted as some 200 campaigners and stewards gathered on Shabbat for the consecration service to start the Behold Your God finale. The sound of the ram’s horn was a robust call for us to present ourselves for consecration. We gathered to ask God to help us reach His people in the greater New […]

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Talking with Tass: A Palestinian who Loves the Jewish People

As we reflect on the issue of reconciliation between Israeli and Palestinian believers, we thought you might appreciate reading a bit from Tass Abu Sadr, a Palestinian who was raised as a Muslim and has been a believer in Jesus since 1993. Tass spent many years as a Fatah fighter; his is a radical example […]

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What’s a Nice Jewish Boy Like You…?
Author: Stephen Katz

Stephen Katz is currently chief of station of our Jews for Jesus-D.C. branch, having moved to the Washington area two years ago. But for many years he and his family lived in San Francisco, and from that base Stephen wrote the lead articles for Mishpochah Message” and “Havurah.” The Katzes’ journey to find a place […]

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Twice Married (to each other!), Twice Blessed, An Interview with Jack and Renee Diamond

Tell me about your upbringing. RENEE: I grew up in a loving Jewish home. I remember enjoying Christmas carols and wondering who Jesus was, but in my house we were told that Jesus wasn’t for us. JACK: Unlike Renee, my upbringing was quite turbulent. My mother suffered from emotional and mental problems that caused her […]

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The Best of Both Worlds [interview with Ron and Liessa Randle]

Some might think that Liessa broke the chain of her Jewish heritage. Others might conclude that Ron watered down his African-American culture. But as far as this couple is concerned, they have the best of both worlds. How did they overcome the disapproval of one parent? What happens in a mixed” marriage when there is […]

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An ISSUES Interview with Dr. Hugh Ross

Editor: Dr. Ross, as a scientist and as a seeker after truth, what would you want to tell our ISSUES readers about why you find the Bible to be a reliable source? HR: There is much that I could say, but let me just deal with one area—fulfilled prophecy of the Bible. Before coming to […]

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Moishe’s Musings
Author: Moishe Rosen

According to the Official Sage Handbook, sages should be skinny. Not only that, but a sage (especially when functioning as a prophet) should wear uncomfortable clothing and pursue a lifestyle of conspicuous self-deprivation. Many of you know that Moishe Rosen doesn’t exactly fit this description. Some of the mishpochah who know Moishe as a preacher, […]

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My Identity as a Jew: An Interview with Jodee Steiner

Editor: When did being Jewish first hold meaning for you? Jodee: I can’t remember it not meaning something to me, so I guess it always did. But I think it started causing problems when I entered school. When I was at home with my mom and dad, I thought everybody was like us. You don’t […]

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An Interview With Dr. Holocaust Survivor Vera Schlamm

Ed. note: Dr. Vera Schlamm spent her childhood in Nazi Germany and Holland. Her early youth—the days when most girls are beginning to date—was spent trying to survive on tiny morsels of food while in Bergen-Belsen. For a fuller account of her story of survival and her earnest search for God, see the book Jewish Doctors […]

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An Urgent Need!

We have a deficit of $142,500 in our Building Fund. We must clear this up in order to proceed with our expansion plans. Would you please pray about it?

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