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Doesn’t the problem of “Christian anti-Semitism” show the real nature of what faith in Jesus is all about?
June 30, 2011
Author: Jews for Jesus

Articles Christian Anti-Semitism? by Barry Leventhal Christians Persecute Jews Anti-Semitism in the New Testament? by Stephen...

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How do Jews who follow Jesus identify as Jews?
Author: Jews for Jesus

Articles Our Roots: A Question of Jewish Allegiance by Avi Brickner My Jewish Family Album by Leah Brickner Bar Mitzvah, Bat Mitzvah—What Could It Mean to a Jewish Believer? by Jhan Moskowitz Portrait of a Messianic Jewish Wedding by Melissa Moskowitz My Identity as a...

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Is the New Testament anti-Semitic or anti-Jewish?
Author: Jews for Jesus

Articles Anti-Semitism in the New Testament? by Stephen Pacht How can you believe in the New Testament? Isn’t it full of anti-Semitism and...

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In what way is the New Testament a Jewish book?
Author: Jews for Jesus

Articles The Jewishness of The New Testament by Avi Brickner Is the New Testament Jewish? by Catherine Damato The Talmud and the Gospels What Happened When I Read a Forbidden Book by Stuart...

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What are some reasons to trust the Bible as true to history and to our experience?
Author: Jews for Jesus

Offsite Links Ten Reasons to Believe in the Bible Are the Biblical Documents Reliable? by Jimmy Williams Authority of the Bible by Patrick Zukeran The Gospels As Historical Sources For Jesus by Prof. R. T. France The New Testament: Can I Trust It? by Rusty and Linda...

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Were Paul’s ethics questionable?
Author: Jews for Jesus

Articles Paul’s Personality: Deceptive or Deferential? Was Paul a...

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Did Paul invent a new religion based on paganism?
Author: Jews for Jesus

Articles Was Paul the Founder of Christianity? by Avi Snyder Blame It On Paul Offsite Links Was the New Testament Influenced by Pagan Religions? by Ronald Nash Was the New Testament Influenced by Pagan Philosophy? by Ronald Nash Were the New Testament Authors...

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Was Jesus’ death a violation of the commandment against human sacrifice?
Topics: death of jesus
Author: Jews for Jesus

Links Was Jesus’ Death a Violation of the Commandment Against Human...

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What is the evidence that Jesus rose from the dead?
Topics: jesus
Author: Jews for Jesus

Articles Did He Or Didn’t He? Jewish Views of the Resurrection of Jesus by David Mishkin Offsite Links Easter: Myth, Hallucination, or History? by Edwin M. Yamauchi Evidence for the Resurrection by Josh McDowell Ten Reasons to Believe Christ Rose From the Dead...

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Do the genealogies of Jesus in the New Testament show that he can’t be the Messiah?
Topics: jesus
Author: Jews for Jesus

Articles The Genealogy of the Messiah by Arnold G. Fruchtenbaum The Problem of the Curse on Jeconiah in Relation to the Genealogy of Jesus Offsite Links Problems in the Genealogies of...

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Some Jewish Views of Jesus
Author: Jews for Jesus

I couldn’t help writing on Jesus. Since I first met him he has held my mind and heart. I grew up, you know, on the border of Poland and Russia, which was not exactly the finest place in the world for a Jew to sit down and write a life of Jesus Christ. Yet even...

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Does the New Testament mistranslate and misuse the Hebrew Bible when it quotes the prophecies?
Author: Jews for Jesus

Offsite Links Did the Messianic Jewish Believers Use the Old Testament Deceitfully or Ignorantly in the New Testament? Three “Weird” Fulfillments in...

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What are some passages in the Hebrew Bible that talk about the Messiah?
Author: Jews for Jesus

What are some passages in the Hebrew Bible that talk about the Messiah? The (Jewish) writers of the New Testament asserted that the Old Testament spoke of a coming Messiah and quoted from it extensively to prove their point. Even Jesus himself – whom many Jewish...

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How can Jesus be the Messiah when he didn’t bring peace?
Author: Jews for Jesus

Because Jesus fulfilled the messianic mission of the suffering servant, all who receive him as the Messianic King have peace with God and with each other.

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Is the Story of Jesus a Rehash of Pagan Ideas (Virgin Births, Dying Gods, etc.)?
Author: Jews for Jesus

Was the New Testament Influenced by Pagan Religions?
Were the New Testament Authors Influenced by Pagan Legends?
Was Jesus Christ Just a Copycat Savior Myth?

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What are some reasons for believing Jesus is the Messiah?
Topics: jesus
Author: Jews for Jesus

The following are recommended articles and resources provided by Jews for Jesus. What proof do you have that Jesus was the Messiah? Yeshua—Let’s Clear Things Up by Susan Perlman » Issues on Messianic Prophecies A look at one of the predictions of the...

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Does Almah Mean Young Woman or Virgin?
January 1, 2006
Author: Jews for Jesus

Does Almah Mean Young Woman or Virgin? A common argument raised against the virgin birth and against the New Testament’s reference to Isaiah 7:14, is that the Hebrew word ‘almah does not mean virgin, and Jews do not believe in such a thing as a virgin...

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The Akedah in Jewish tradition
January 1, 2005
Author: Jews for Jesus

Jewish tradition has much to say about dying so that another might have forgiveness. This page focuses on Jewish traditions about the Akedah. The Hebrew word akedah” means “binding” and refers to the well-known story in Genesis 22, in which God...

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Jewish Messianic Interpretations of Zechariah 12:10
Author: Jews for Jesus

Some say that Zechariah 12:10 refers to the Gentile nations who mourn because of the Jewish martyrs (or a particular unknown martyr) they have killed. Yet that is not the universal Jewish understanding. According to the views of some rabbis, two Messiahs would make...

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