When someone attacks the messenger instead of the message it is indeed a sad thing. I was upset and passionate about the presence of Jews for Jesus, Messianic Jews—also known as Hebrew Christians— and other missionaries at the Celebrate Israel Festival.
Meeting The Challenge:
Hebrew Christians and the Jewish Community
Originally prepared by
The Jewish Community Relations Council of New York
Task Force on Missionaries and Cults
In today’s evangelical crusade for Jewish souls, missionaries have found one particularly vulnerable segment of our community. Unlike Jews in the West, who are usually somewhat resistant to conversion, our brethren who have lived behind the Iron Curtain are much less able to withstand the overtures of Christian missionaries.
When missionaries like Jews for Jesus, Messianic Jews and a host of other such organizations, share the belief that Jesus was Messiah and G-d. In doing so, they are espousing a belief system which is Christian, not Jewish.
Taglit screening out Messianic Jews
By Matthew Wagner
What is the challenge of missionaries and cults? Let’s find out in this post. Why do they convert, who are the born again christians?