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Jews for what?!? People have a lot of questions for us. Our hope is to not only provide answers, but to promote open and honest conversation around the Jewishness and Messiahship of Jesus.

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Is Replacement Theology Biblical?

The Torah states that God made an eternal covenant with the Jewish people. Yet maybe you are a Christian and…

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What Are Messianic Jews?

There are many misconceptions about Messianic Jews and what they believe. This article addresses the strong Jewish history of Messianic Jews and explains their faith.

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Why Do Most Jewish People Not Believe in Jesus?

There are many reasons why the majority of Jewish people don't recognize Jesus as Messiah. But what if there are more reasons to consider his claims?

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The Top 40 Messianic Prophecies

Jews for Jesus has curated approximately 40 of the most helpful messianic prophecies along with their New Testament fulfillments. Many people in Jesus own day had questions about his identity. But for Jesus himself, the Hebrew Scriptures were the key by which he understood his vocation and life.

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Changing up our Jewish New Year celebration

Jews for Jesus celebrated the Jewish New Year a little differently in San Francisco and here’s what happened.

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Does Jews for Jesus "Just Want to Lure Jews and Convert Them to Christianity?"

An accusation we sometimes hear is that we deceptively try to attract Jewish people and "white wash" them into losing their identity and faith. This couldn't be further from the truth.

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Faith after the Holocaust

People often describe the Holocaust as the climax of 2,000 years of Christian mistreatment of Jews. Some invoke the Shoah as the ultimate reason for Jews not to believe in Jesus.

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Don't Christians Believe in Three Gods?

It’s a very common misrepresentation that while Jews believe in one God, Christians believe in three. The fact is that Christianity is as firmly monotheistic as Judaism.

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Why Did Jesus Need to “Die for Our Sins?”

One of the popular myths about Judaism is that there is no place in Jewish thought for the idea that someone can die for the sins of another person, yet both the Bible and Jewish tradition have much to say about dying so that another might have forgiveness.

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What Proof Do You Have That Jesus is the Messiah?

The Scriptures tell us specific credentials to help us identify the Messiah. We believe the evidence speaks for itself. Find out for yourself!

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Jesus' References to Old Testament Scriptures

From start to finish, the New Testament contains quotations, references, allusions and paraphrases of the Old Testament. Many of those are found on the lips of Jesus himself in the Gospels.

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“Jesus can’t be the Messiah. He didn’t bring peace!”

The Jewish understanding and expectation of the Messiah comes from hundreds of messianic prophesies found in the Tanach. These prophecies have been generally sorted into two categories: some passages describe a man rejected and humble, suffering quietly (Isaiah 52:13-53:12 being the most prominent), while others describe a victorious king, justly ruling over a world transformed by the universal knowledge of God (i.e. Isaiah 11:1-9).

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Some Jewish Views of Jesus

I couldn't help writing on Jesus. Since I first met him he has held my mind and heart. I grew…

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How can someone die for someone else’s sins?

Articles Whatever Happened to the Substitute Atonement of the Torah? by Louis Goldberg Atonement: Questions and answers by Karol J.…

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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…

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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…

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Is Psalm 2 considered messianic by the rabbis and Jewish sages?

Though some say that Psalm 2 is not considered messianic by the rabbis or Jewish sages, the Jewish messianic understanding…

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In Psalm 2:12, is Kiss the Son a mistranslation by the Christians?

Some claim that translating the word bar" (in Psalm 2:12) as "son" rather than as "purity" is a distortion of…

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In Psalm 22:16 is they pierced a Christian mistranslation?

Psalm 22:16 is one verse where the standard Jewish translations differ from the translations most Christians use. Here's why. In…

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Are the “Messianic Prophecies” in the Past Tense, So Not About a Future Messiah at All?

Hebrew Tenses Sometimes it is claimed that the messianic prophecies cited by Christians are in the past tense. Therefore, it…

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