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Blog topics range from experiencing the Jewish holidays to studies on Jewish life to reviewing a recent books and film. We create and curate content especially for this site with our blog content, even as we create new content for specific publications regularly.

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Gaza and the God of Israel
July 18, 2014
Author: Iris Adler

Despite the circumstances, God is keeping Israel safe and reversing attempts to destroy her.

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How the World Cup Teaches Me about Jesus
July 8, 2014
Author: Carolyne Rohrig

It’s in the overtimes of life where you discover if you have what it takes to live with your eyes fixed on the goal and to do it with grace and perseverance.

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Heaven: Experiencing It & Sean Trank
July 7, 2014
Author: Iris Adler

Two months ago my brother-like friend and co-worker, Sean Trank, asked me to write something about heaven for others to read. In light of his recent passing, I honor his request today.

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Does God Like Social Media?
June 30, 2014
Author: Carolyne Rohrig

Face-to-face is the original social media. Conversations that used to take place over a meal or drinks after work is now happening on Facebook, Skype and Tweets. Whatever the delivery system, online gurus say it has to have at least these four components to be...

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Yours Free: A Better Memory
June 2, 2014
Author: Carolyne Rohrig

According to a recent news report, US military researchers are developing a brain implant that could one day restore a wounded soldier’s memory and even tackle Alzheimer’s disease. Whether these researchers succeed at their goal will be interesting, but if...

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If Jesus is the Messiah
May 22, 2014
Author: Susan Perlman

Why all the suffering in the world? Why isn’t there real and lasting peace? Why all the persecutions in the name of Jesus? Why don’t rabbis believe in him? Why doesn’t he say so? There is an answer for each of these questions, if you are interested....

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Spring Cleaning That Affects Your Heart, Soul and Might
April 3, 2014
Author: Iris Adler

It seems, especially on the U.S. coasts, that major city dwellers are continuing to opt for more meat-free, gluten-free, dairy-free, soy-free, sugar-added-free, paleo-friendly, vegan-friendly, raw food dining options, whether at home or out. A fixation on fresh, raw...

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The Christ of Marc Chagall
April 1, 2014
Author: David Jeffrey

EXPLAINING THE JEWISH AND CHRISTIAN SYMBOLISM IN CHAGALL’S WORK. It recently became widely known that the favorite painting of Pope Francis is the White Crucifixion by Marc Chagall. The news stirred up considerable speculation and controversy. Chagall, born Moishe...

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Are you divergent?
March 24, 2014
Author: Ruth Rosen

You’re a misfit. You don’t belong. That’s what it means to be “divergent” in the dystopian world created by Veronica Roth, a world where . . .

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Our Roots: A Question of Jewish Allegiance
January 7, 2014
Author: Jews for Jesus

In the minds of most Jews and quite a few non-Jews, for a Jew to profess faith in Messiah involves a repudiation of Jewish allegiance. But is this actually the...

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Promises to Live By
December 30, 2013
Topics: resurrection
Author: Jews for Jesus

There is nothing more liberating than to know that we have been freed from the power of sin and death through our Messiah Jesus. We hope you will use this season to reflect on the power God wants to have in your life. Read...

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Jews for Jesus Senior Staff Member Reveals: “I Used to Be An Ostrich!”
December 10, 2013
Author: Rich Robinson

It’s not that I grew up as a bird and somehow claimed my humanity later on. I’m thinking instead of this passage in the Hebrew Bible, from the book of Job: “The wings of the ostrich flap joyfully, but they cannot compare with the pinions and feathers...

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Doctor Who Celebrates 50 Years!
November 21, 2013
Author: Hannah Fenn

Saturday November 23rd marked the 50th anniversary of Dr. Who. When Daleks are determined to EX-TER-MI-NATE all other life forms… When a crack in your bedroom wall erases individuals and events from time and history … When the Silence manipulates humans who...

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Grand Opening of Rosen Center in Israel
November 20, 2013
Author: Jews for Jesus

Support the grand opening of the Rosen Center in Israel. Your gift will fund evangelism events to reach Israel’s younger generation with the gospel. [Read More] [Donate...

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34% of American Jews Surveyed say that being a Jew for Jesus is Compatible with Being Jewish!
October 1, 2013
Author: Jews for Jesus

The findings of a Pew Research Center survey of 3,475 Jews, “A Portrait of Jewish Americans” just released focused on issues of Jewish identity, culture and practice. Among the questions asked was “What is Compatible With Being Jewish?” The researchers concluded that a “sizable minority (34%)” indicated that a person can be Jewish even if he or she believes Jesus was the messiah…

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Yeshuacare Has Arrived
Author: Rich Robinson

The United States government has now shut down. One reason is the intractable debate over Obamacare. Jews for Jesus doesn’t take a position on the president’s health plan, but we do have something to say about God’s health plan. Here to guide you is...

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Breaking Bad – a moral to the series?
September 30, 2013
Author: Andrew Barron

I got hooked on Breaking Bad this past summer when I read an interview with the show’s creator. He said something like, it was hard for him to believe in heaven, but it was harder not to believe in hell. I have been following the...

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When the Truth Hurts
August 7, 2013
Author: Ruth Rosen

Even if it’s true that Jesus is messiah, what does it matter? Why should absolute truth affect us personally? The following is an excerpt from Ruth Rosen’s article “Truth Hurts,” published in ISSUES in July 2011. Few people would actually...

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What Color is Your Smoke Screen?
July 25, 2013
Author: Carolyne Rohrig

I have been reading the Long Journey Home by Os Guiness. The book is a seeker’s road map to the quest for meaning. Guiness, a Senior Fellow at the Trinity Forum in McLean, Virginia explores the great philosophies of life in a personal and profound way. He asks...

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A Royal Heir
Author: Carolyne Rohrig

“A King Is Born!” screamed the headline in the British newspaper yesterday. Prince William and his wife, Kate have a new son. Today they named the baby George Alexander Louis. He will be called His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge. This child is...

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