jewish evangelism history

Pentecost in New York
June 1, 2011

This month marks the observance of Pentecost on both Jewish and Christian calendars. June also kicks off the New York Summer Witnessing Campaign on our Jews for Jesus calendar. I’ve been thinking about these events, and seeing Pentecost as a terrific context for our upcoming campaign. The story of Pentecost told in Acts 2 opens…

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Is Proselytizing Bad for the Jews?
September 30, 2008
Author: Ruth Rosen

Is proselytizing (presenting the “good news”) bad for the Jews?The answer goes beyond agreeing on the meaning of words, concern for Jewish survival or coming to conclusions based on the misdeeds of some followers. It really depends on whether it’s true.

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The History of Jewish Missions is Becoming Available Online… Volunteers Needed!
January 1, 2005

As society moves more and more into the digital age, so does the history of Jewish missions! Jews for Jesus staffer Rich Robinson has been overseeing an effort called the Digital Jewish Missions History Project, an online digital library of primary source materials from the history of Jewish evangelism. The site will include all kinds…

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Messianic Judaism: A Book Review
January 1, 2003
Author: Rich Robinson

By Dan Cohn-Sherbok. London; New York: Continuum International Publishing Group, 2000. 234 pages. One might wonder why a non-adherent would devote so much time and energy to researching Messianic Judaism. To ask this question of Dan Cohn-Sherbok—Professor of Judaism at the University of Wales and author of many other books on Jewish history and thought—one…

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Messianic Jewish Classics, by various authors
March 1, 1999
Author: Rich Robinson

Various titles. David Baron, Adolph Saphir, A. Bernstein. Jerusalem: Keren Ahvah Meshihit, 1999-2000. Jewish believers in Jesus share a common history and destiny. It’s easy to find books that address that destiny in the context of God’s future plans for Israel and the Church. But until now, not much has been available concerning our shared…

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Joseph Rabinowitz and the Messianic Movement: The Herzl of Jewish Christianity
March 1, 1996
Author: Rich Robinson

Book Title: Joseph Rabinowitz and the Messianic Movement: The Herzl of Jewish Christianity Author: Kai Kjaer-Hansen (Author), Birger Petterson (Translator) Date Published: December 1994 Publisher: Eerdmans Pub Co Genre: 1. Religious2. History3. Christian Books & Bibles ISBN: 978-0802808592 Reviewer: Rich Robinson Review Date: March 1, 1996 In 1882 a Russian Jew named Joseph Rabinowitz traveled…

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A Messianic Progress Report
March 1, 1988
Author: Mitch Glaser

These are exciting days for Jewish believers in Jesus…perhaps the most exciting since the first century! The Messianic movement has made tremendous headway in dispelling the myth that developed—the myth that Jews cannot believe in Jesus. The dynamic growth which has taken place in the last twenty years is not merely the work of gifted…

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