Guilt, Action and Human Nature: Lessons from the Holocaust
Author: Moishe Rosen

What lessons can we learn from the Holocaust? Is guilt good enough? Human nature, history, the capacity for evil, and the ability to fight it. Read on here.

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Jews for Christmas: Paradox, Propaganda or Perhaps a Legitimate Choice?
Author: Moishe Rosen

When people call themselves Messianic Jews, or Jews for Jesus or Jewish believers in Jesus, it has to do with culture and ethnicity. It is the way they identify themselves and their people.

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Israel and the Church – A Replacement?
October 1, 2006
Author: Moishe Rosen

Every serious Christian needs to ask, “Who and what is Israel? What should it mean to me?”

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Moishe Rosen’s Story
May 2, 2006
Author: Moishe Rosen

Moishe Rosen’s Story I wasn’t looking for Jesus or God or anything ontological. I kept my nose to the grindstone. My goal in life was nothing big: I wanted to earn a good living and be able to afford a middle-class lifestyle. But even if I wasn’t...

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Christmas Is a Jewish Holiday (or at least it should be)
December 14, 2005
Topics: christmas
Author: Moishe Rosen

Christmas Is a Jewish Holiday (or at least it should be) If Christmas isn’t exactly a Jewish holiday — then it ought to be Jews should be able to join in with others in celebrating the birth of the greatest Jew that ever lived maybe some of us Jews...

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Lessons from Leaven: A Message from Moishe
April 1, 2003
Author: Moishe Rosen

God uses everyday items, the familiar and mundane, to teach many truths. Throughout the Old Testament we see how He gave the Hebrews symbols and metaphors to make something small mean much. For example, leaven or hometz was forbidden from most sacrifices, and it was...

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The Universe is Broken… Who on Earth Can Fix It?
Author: Moishe Rosen

If the creation story is true, then should God and the Bible hold power in our lives?

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Resurrection Reflections
April 1, 2001
Author: Moishe Rosen

If you want to worship a dead Jew, that’s up to you. The man’s glib remark passed without malice, indeed, without thought. I couldn’t blame him—a reasonable, Jewish man—because he didn’t know what I know: it’s true that Jesus is a Jew,...

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Jewish Spirituality and the Holy Spirit
Author: Moishe Rosen

A look at the Jewish yearning for spirituality questions whether increased spiritual practices will provide a real connection with God.

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Excellence Is Better Than Success
April 1, 1999
Author: Moishe Rosen

In recent months, we have been looking at our list of Jews for Jesus Core Values, examining them one by one. These values are fundamental to the identity, actions and commitments of our ministry. This month’s core value is: striving for excellence in all that we...

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A Prophet Like Unto Moses
Author: Moishe Rosen

When we see Yeshua in heaven, certainly Moshe Rabeynu will be there too, because he was the one who knew and foretold his coming and trusted in him.

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Judaism Teaches that … or Does It?
Author: Moishe Rosen

The teachings of Judaism contain a variety of viewpoints and cannot be looked upon as a monolithic explanation of what Jews believe.

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Moishe’s Musings on Leadership
Author: Moishe Rosen

As you read this, Jews for Jesus is in transition. In May, David Brickner was elected the new Executive Director of Jews for Jesus! David decided to remain in New York until after the Summer Witnessing Campaign since he was slated to lead the Campaign before he was...

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God Appreciates Us
November 1, 1995
Author: Moishe Rosen

When I say God appreciates us, I mean something more than just the common usage of the term. For example, I might say that I appreciate the extra cup of coffee in a restaurant or my wife’s patience with me when I’m late for dinner, and often I write to...

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Come Aside and Rest a While
August 1, 1995
Author: Moishe Rosen

In my early days as a Christian, we often sang a hymn at church called Work, for the Night Is Coming.” It was based on the passage where Yeshua (Jesus) told His disciples, “I must work the works of Him who sent Me while it is day; the night is coming when...

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The Fear of the Lord
June 1, 1995
Topics: fear
Author: Moishe Rosen

Generally fear is not considered a virtue. Fear leads us to avoid what we ought to face, hide from what we ought to confront and deny what we need to affirm. We often link fear with cowardice, timidity and weakness. Yet one kind of fear is a strength rather than a...

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Politically Correct Words That Obscure the Truth: Some Politically Incorrect Observations
April 1, 1995
Author: Moishe Rosen

Sometimes reality is harsh. The truth often hurts. To soften the abrasive nature of certain truths, we invent euphemisms to avoid thoughts of what is unpleasant to us or to others. Sometimes these euphemisms or politically correct” terms are harmless; at other...

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The Value of Prayer
August 1, 1994
Topics: temptation
Author: Moishe Rosen

Are things going easy for you in your life as a believer in Jesus? If they are too easy, you might be headed downhill. In the journey of faith, there is no such thing as “front sliding!” Easy coasting will only move you backward because moving forward takes effort....

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Am Yisrael Chai
Author: Moishe Rosen

Despite the Holocaust, the God and people of Israel live.

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We Should Apologize to Jacob
February 1, 1994
Author: Moishe Rosen

In the forty years that I’ve been listening to sermons, I have been amazed at the extent that Bible expositors tend to repeat one another. They do it continually, and if they were aware of it they might be embarrassed. Maybe preachers repeat one another so much...

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