interviews

An Interview with Shai Sol Hever

Young Israeli musician causes a stir on national television when she says she is a follower of Yeshua (Jesus).

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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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Holding Down the Fort (One-Person Branches)

We’re so grateful that you read and pray for the needs of Jews for Jesus. The prayers of God’s people breathe His power into our lives and ministry! We’ve frequently asked you to pray for more workers in the harvest, and this following select group of missionaries underscores that request. They lead our “one person […]

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An Interview with Dan Sered

Dan Sered grew up in Herziliya, Israel, and came to believe in Jesus while a university student in the States. He lives in Israel with his wife, Dinah, and their three children. What were you taught about Zionism growing up in the Israeli school system? Zionism, just as a definition, is a love for Zion. […]

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Andrew Klavan

The Serious Business of Storytelling

Andrew Klavan is the author of such internationally bestselling novels as True Crime, filmed by and starring Clint Eastwood, and Don’t Say A Word, made into a film starring Michael Douglas. Klavan has been nominated for the Mystery Writers of America’s Edgar Award five times and has won twice. His books have been translated around the world.

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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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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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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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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 Holocaust Survivor Dr. 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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