jewish evangelism history
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]