January 2009 Blog Posts (5)

OU withdraws Evangelical resolution

The OU resolution,Working in Coalition with Evangelical Christians, scheduled for approval at last week’s convention in Jerusalem, has been withdrawn and is under reassessment due to new information being brought to light. This decision followed a flurry of activity including several private meetings with key figures from the Orthodox Union, as well as intense lobbying efforts by Jewish Israel.… Continue

Added by Jewish Israel on January 20, 2009 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Kuki immigration pressure swelling

The Bnei Menashe movement is rapidly attracting "messianic" Christians who hope to use Israel's immigration policy toward "lost tribes" to make a new home in the Jewish State. A special report from the Jerusalem Post.

Added by Jewish Israel on January 20, 2009 at 10:30am — No Comments

Messianic Chaplains Must Wear Cross

Messianic Chaplains Must Wear Cross

The US Navy got it right. An order was handed down by Vice Admiral M. E. Ferguson U.S. Navy Deputy Chief of Naval Operations that Messianic Jewish chaplains must wear the cross lapel pin that identifies them as Christian rather than the Ten Commandments pin that signify a Jewish chaplain. That decision was made official last month after a messianic Christian… Continue

Added by Jewish Israel on January 15, 2009 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

Top evangelical, Rev. Richard Cizik, resigns from the NAE:

Reverend Richard Cizik resigned as the Vice President of Governmental Affairs for the National Association of Evangelicals. He did so after an NPR radio interview in which he voiced support for same-sex civil unions . The NAE said in a statement that Cizik had expressed regret, apologized and "affirmed our values." The NAE is an umbrella group for tens of thousands of churches and organizations.



Last year Cizik, who supports a two-state solution, met… Continue

Added by ellen on January 5, 2009 at 2:45pm — No Comments

Rabbi Riskin’s new center invites Jesus to Shul

The December 2008 Jerusalem Post Christian Edition has a feature article on Rabbi Shlomo Riskin’s new interfaith endeavor - located in Efrat.





According to the article, David Nekrutman the Executive Director of the Ohr Torah Stone's Center for Jewish-Christian Understanding & Cooperation, “assured his guests that he wanted them to feel…

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Added by Jewish Israel on January 1, 2009 at 1:30pm — No Comments

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