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Did Jesus teach his disciples to hate their parents?
January 1, 2000
Author: Rich Robinson
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Saving Remnants: Feeling Jewish in America
January 1, 1994
Author: Glenn Harris

Saving Remnants: Feeling Jewish in America by Sara Bershtel and Allen Graubard. The Free Press (a division of McMillan, Inc.) 1992 333 pp. Do the Jewish people in America today stand at the threshold of extinction? Harvard graduates, Sara Bershtel and Allen Graubard, tackle the assimilation paradox in their new book, Saving Remnants: Feeling Jewish […]

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We’re Glad You Asked…
September 1, 1993

Question: I have heard some people accuse Jewish believers in Christ of neo-Galatianism” because you talk about celebrating the Jewish holidays. What, exactly, is neo-Galatianism, and how would you answer such a charge? And why do you Jewish believers continue to celebrate Jewish holidays anyhow? Answer: In Paul’s letter to the Galatian Christians he told […]

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Don’t Ask!
November 1, 1990
Author: Avi Snyder

He shook his head slowly, sadly. How could you do that?” he asked. “How could you believe in Jesus?” The man was staring at me with remorse and bewilderment. So I stopped handing out my literature for a moment, paused and said, “He’s the Messiah, I ought to believe.” He shook his head. “So much […]

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The Jewishness of the New Testament
January 1, 1987
Author: Avi Brickner

Rabbi Isaac Lichtenstein was curious when he saw one of the teachers in his school reading a small book printed in German. When he asked about it the teacher handed it to him. Casually Rabbi Lichtenstein leafed through the pages until his gaze fell upon the name Jesus Christ. Realizing that the book was a […]

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Is Faith Possible Today?
September 1, 1985

The evil of this world challenges the possibility of a faith in a God who cares. How can we have faith when big corporations make decisions which turn our back yards into toxic waste dumps; when we have to worry about whether the water we drink, the air we breathe or the clothes we wear […]

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Who Rejected Jesus?
November 1, 1984

Didn’t the Jews reject Christ?” The question came booming over the radio studio amplifier and out to the listening audience. The producer of the call-in program sitting across the table from me nearly had a heart attack! How the question ever passed the person screening calls from the control booth was difficult to imagine. However, […]

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Issues and Answers
January 1, 1983

An Open Letter to the Issues Readership Dear Reader: This may be the first edition of Issues you’ve ever received, or you may be a long-time reader of this publication. To date, Issues has printed a number of articles representing Jewish Christian viewpoints on topics relevant to Jewish people. Perhaps you share our beliefs, or […]

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The Jewishness of The New Testament
July 1, 1980
Author: Avi Brickner

Why a rabbi who considered the New Testament to be anti-Semitic changed his mind.

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