JTA reports that hate crimes against Jews have more than doubled in New York City since the start of the new year from the same period in 2016. Also, three separate strings of bomb threats have targeted Jewish community centers across the United States this year. Read how anti-Semitism couldn't keep this Jewish man from finding the truth.
This Day in Jewish History: February 15, 1870: Mikveh Yisrael (Hope of Israel), home of the first Jewish agricultural school in Palestine, was launched. It was one of the earliest attempts to connect a return to the Land with the rebuilding of the Land through agriculture. This was personified by the kibbutz movement. Read about the kibbutz at Gush Etzion, which played a key part in... View details ⇨
What were you before putting your faith in Christ?
You were his enemies, separated from him by your evil thoughts and actions. Yet now he has reconciled you to himself through the death of Christ in his physical body. As a result, he has brought you into his own presence, and you are holy and blameless as you stand before him without a single fault. (From Colossians 1:21-22)
BITS FROM THE BRANCHES - From London, Julia Pascoe reports: “Rachel is a Jewish woman who first heard the gospel from her Christian friend; they spent long hours discussing the Bible together. Rachel was open to the gospel but didn’t think she could be Jewish and believe in Jesus. So she prayed, ‘If Jews really need to know Jesus, show me a sign!’ That week, Rachel took a wrong turn while she... View details ⇨
Have you seen the movies, Don't Say a Word (2001), starring Michael Douglas, or True Crime (1999), starring Clint Eastwood? They are both based on novels written by Andrew Klavan, who also happens to be a Jewish believer in Jesus. Here's our interview with him!