Community Alert: Christian Evangelicals Offering Shabbat Retreat for Har Nof Orphans

The International Christian Embassy in Jerusalem (ICEJ) , whose core mission is to tell the world that jesus is coming back and to spread that word from Jerusalem, has launched a widely publicized online/email campaign to comfort and support the bereaved families of the Har Nof massacre. “This very weekend, the ICEJ is sponsoring a [Read More]

Rabbi Riskin and Ohr Torah Stone Host Missionary Joel Rosenberg

Chief Rabbi of Efrat, Rabbi Shlomo Riskin, recently shared the podium at New York’s West Side Lincoln Square Synagogue with Christian missionary Joel Rosenberg in an interfaith theological exchange sponsored by Ohr Torah Stone’s Center for Jewish-Christian Understanding and Cooperation (CJCUC). The event was a coup for Rosenberg,  a bible prophecy novelist and founder of the Joshua Fund, who identifies himself [Read More]

True Judaism?

March 17th, 2014 – Diane Weber BedermanIn the late 70’s early 80’s an organization moved into a Toronto strip mall that had all the trappings of a Jewish organization. Seemed right. It was in a mall in a large Jewish area. It turned out it was Jews for Jesus. Little did I know how big [Read More]

Lutheran Ministry Seeks to Convert Jews

Rev. Kevin Parviz places ashes on his grandchildren Johnna Opheim 7 1/2 and infant Aubrey Smith during Ash Wednesday service on Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at Congregation Chai v’Shalom in Dogtown To the right is his wife Colleen.The service combined both Christian and Jewish liturgy.

At AIPAC, Preaching The Gospel of a Wider Tent

Policy conference turns into church-like revival as organization seeks to highlight members’ diverse backgrounds By Rebecca Shimoni Stoil March 3, 2014, 12:23 pm 5 Chris Harris and members of his Bronzeville church singing ‘Walk With Me,’ at the AIPAC convention Sunday. (screen capture: AIPAC) WASHINGTON — Storm clouds gathered outside, and the phalanx of protesters [Read More]

Jews for Jesus: The Serpent in the Garden

March 2, 2014, 6:14 am Diane Weber Bederman I want to introduce you to Caleb Myers. Caleb is a well-known Israeli attorney and civil rights activist. He is a clean cut, well-dressed, well-spoken advocate for Israel. I have listened to him deliver first class talking points. Caleb is also founder and chief counsel of the Jerusalem [Read More]

BJC Denounces Deceptive Proselytizing

February 6, 2014 BY Marc Shapiro Arthur Abramson (Marc Shapiro) The Baltimore Jewish Council passed a policy statement at its Jan. 30 meeting condemning deceptive proselytizing. “For centuries, attempts have been made to convert the Jewish people to Christianity, and the Jewish community has always resisted these attempts,” the statement said. “In that vein, it [Read More]