Sunday, June 6, 2010

Beersheva messianic Christians lose lawsuit

Posted by Jewish Israel
BREAKING NEWS: Beersheva messianic Christians lose lawsuit
The missionary organization MaozIsrael is reporting that the Nachalat Yeshua Messianic congregation, led by Pastor Howard Bass, has lost their lawsuit against Beersheva Chief Rabbi Yehuda Deri and the counter-missionary organization Yad L'Achim. The trial concerned a disturbance which allegedly ensued when members of the Beersheva Orthodox community tried to prevent the baptism of Jews to Christianity by breaking into a messianic church compound. Last July JewishIsrael reported on the wide and one-sided coverage and publicity given the trial by the Jerusalem Post and Evangelical and messianic Christian news outlets. But now that the verdict is in, there is remarkable silence...more

Vice PM Yaalon at Epicenter in the name of Jesus?
Jewish Israel does not believe that Vice Prime Minister Moshe Yaalon intends to offer Christians “practical ways to bless Israel and her neighbors in the name of Jesus…” However, that’s what the promotional site for Joel Rosenberg’s Epicenter 2010 Conference seems to say. All Israeli public servants, government ministers and community and business leaders should take care to review the promotional materials and publicity before, during, and after events that are sponsored by evangelical sources in order to ensure that they don’t inadvertently become a tool in spreading the Christian gospel.
With regards to Epicenter 2010, there are other additional problems …more

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