yom hashoah

A Holocaust Remembrance Day Reflection
April 27, 2011
Author: Rich Robinson

A friend’s post on Facebook alerted me to an article which appeared April 22 on The Wall Street Journal’s web site and has since been reposted or commented upon on numerous other sites.

The article is about portrayals of Jesus in film, but the part that is most striking concerns the Holocaust and a story related by the filmmaker Cecil B. DeMille. In 1928, a Polish man by the name of William E. Wallner viewed DeMille’s movie King of Kings. He thereafter became a Lutheran pastor in Prague… “

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Messianic Marching Orders Part II: As the Father Sent Me
March 30, 2007

This is the second part of a series on Jesus’ final instructions to His disciples between the time of His resurrection and ascension. These “Messianic Marching Orders” show us the way forward to obey Y’shua (Jesus) in light of His soon coming. Last month we focused on the Luke 24:44-48 account of the Great Commission. […]

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Jewish Facts of Life
March 1, 2007

WHAT DOES ST. PATRICK’S DAY (MARCH 17) HAVE TO DO WITH BEING JEWISH? Nothing that we know of. Still it made us wonder about the possibility of Irish Jews. Thanks to the Internet we were able to find a couple of sites to tell of this little known community: You can read about the Irish […]

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Jewish Roots, Jewish Savior
April 1, 2006

This month marks a timely convergence of important Jewish and Christian celebrations. Passover begins at sundown on April 12 and continues for a week that includes Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Resurrection Sunday. Passover does not always overlap with the holidays commemorating Christ’s passion but when it does, it raises an important and controversial issue […]

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The BYG* Pic
August 1, 2005

*Behold Your God is our plan to reach all cities outside of Israel where there are Jewish populations of 25,000 or more. August is the month of the three B’s”: Berlin, Budapest and Baltimore. Last month we wrote a bit about the upcoming Berlin campaign. To fire your imagination and prayers a bit more: in […]

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Don’t Say It Could Never Happen Again
April 1, 2004

In the spring of 2001 Jews for Jesus released a documentary entitled Survivor Stories,” featuring the testimonials of seven Holocaust survivors who now believe that Jesus is the Messiah. The documentary met with acclaim (winning several film awards), as well as harsh criticism from Jewish community leaders. One influential New York Jewish publication, “The Forward,” […]

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More About This Month’s Jewish Observances

Yom HaShoah—Holocaust Remembrance Day—falls on April 18, and Israel Independence Day is April 26. Where does one begin from among the vast resources available? Certainly these are among the top online contenders: For Yom HaShoah: Yad Vashem, located in Jerusalem, is perhaps the most famous memorial/educational institution concerned with the Holocaust, and includes information on […]

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Christ in the Passover

‘Tis the season and if you have an extra flyer in your newsletter it could only mean that one of our missionaries is coming to a church near you! We hope you will want to come to meet and encourage him or her, but we also think you will be blessed by the presentation. AND […]

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Cause to Celebrate in New York II
June 1, 1993
Author: Dmitry E

Scheduled to go on visits with my co-worker, Valerie Hanick, I feared it might be rather boring. I thought I would only be translating, or maybe I would just observe. However Val’s contact spoke English, and another Russian Jew named Sergey was there. Sergey turned out to be very open. In fact, he was seeking […]

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January 1, 1988
Author: Andrew Barron

Twilight, by Elie Wiesel. 1987 Summit Books (NY, London, Toronto, Sydney, Tokyo), hardbound, 217 pages. Some of the most moving literature of the 20th century has been penned by Elie Wiesel, and Twilight is no exception. Twilight is Wiesel’s first book since his Nobel Peace Prize (received in Oslo, 1986). The book continues to pose […]

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The Most Frequent Questions In Jewish Evangelism
May 1, 1986

QUESTION: If Jesus was the Messiah, why don’t the rabbis believe in him? ANSWER: The messiahship of Jesus is not an open question in the Jewish community. A rabbi’s study of Christianity is based on the assumption that the New Testament is not the inspired Word of God. Such an assumption can only lead to […]

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A Letter from a Friend
November 1, 1985

Dear Moishe: As I was driving in my car this afternoon, I heard a radio disc jockey mention fan letters. Immediately I decided to write my first fan letter” to the Liberated Wailing Wall. A few years ago I read the New Testament for the first time in my life. (Being Jewish, you don’t usually […]

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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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The Holocaust Within
September 1, 1983
Author: Moishe Rosen

Recently a dialogue was held at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School near Chicago between certain Jewish leaders and leaders of the evangelical Christian movement. Most of the meetings were conducted in closed sessions, but in one open session, an impassioned Jewish leader spoke to the issue of the Holocaust. His address was very moving, and in […]

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The Hand of God
Author: Susan Perlman

Not a Haman, a Pharoah or a Hitler a holocaust an inquisition a pogrom can prevent the hand of God from protecting His people Israel. Not the scorch of flame, drowning waters or bomb in the market a burning synagogue a bloodied sword a canister of Zyklon B can prevent the hand of God from […]

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Book Review: When Being Jewish Was a Crime
January 1, 1983

Book Title: When Being Jewish Was a Crime Author: Rachmiel Frydland Date Published: January 1, 1998 Publisher: Messianic Publishing Co.; 2nd edition Genre: 1. Judaism ISBN: 978-0917842016 Reviewer: Kresha Warnock No Jew who lived through the merciless devastation of the Holocaust emerged unscarred. Many Jews responded either by rejecting God or even hating Him. Rachmiel […]

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