Esther was raised in a Christian family, born-again to evangelical Christianity, and recruited to run a major campaign targeting Jews for conversion. Her life story is an amazing journey that led her to denounce her beliefs, convert to Judaism, and dedicate her life to keeping Jews Jewish.
In this booklet, Rabbi Kravitz reviews many of the core Jewish beliefs about Sin Sacrifices and the process of atonement.
Our oldest son informed us that he was dating a Christian girl. At the start, we reluctantly accepted the relationship, expecting that it would not last. After all, how could it? He attended Jewish day school through eighth grade, and continued his Jewish studies through high school. We were active in our synagogue, kept kosher [Read More]
Even though I was raised in a Christian family, my life was transformed when I became a born-again Christian at age 15. While studying in Cape Town, South Africa at age 24, I realized the Jewish people needed to be “saved” and hear the “good news of Jesus.” I attended a local synagogue regularly for [Read More]
Content includes: Reaching Millennials with #SMARTalks A Missionary’s Journey to Judaism A Parent’s Cry for Help 2014 Gala Enlightens and Inspires
I have proudly attended Jewish/Israeli Festivals in Los Angeles for almost 30 years. What I witnessed this year was unprecedented. Dozens of missionaries descended on – or invaded – the Celebrate Israel Festival in ways that I never thought possible. Based on the number of complaints I received, three major groups disrupted the event for [Read More]
This fall, Jews for Judaism’s SMARTalks initiative was launched on the USC campus. The pilot event was a tremendous success, drawing more than 100 students and community leaders. Four renowned experts — publisher and columnist David Suissa, community activist Julie Bram, screenwriter David N. Weiss, and marketing and branding guru Sasha Strauss — gave concise [Read More]
More than 250 friends and supporters filled the room at Jews for Judaism’s annual Gala. The evening was launched with a cocktail reception where guests had a chance to mingle and bid in the silent auction. Highlights from the evening included the award presentations and inspiring talks. While attendees enjoyed a magnificent dinner they were [Read More]
Twersky on Spirituality by Rabbi Abraham J. Twersky: In this book Rabbi Dr. Twerski looks at dozens of topics in everyday life and peels away the veneer to find the potential for spiritual enrichment. Twersky doesn’t preach. He teaches by story, example and experience. He is a writer who make us smile as we think. The [Read More]
The Jewish Concept of Messiah and the Jewish Response to Christian Claims
El Concepto Judío del Mesías y la Respuesta Judía a las Asertaciones Cristianas.