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Ira Michaelson, a Jewish man who used to be a Christian missionary, and then returned to Torah observance, joins Tamar on the show to talk about the best way to handle situations like these.
Today, missionary groups operating in Israel are ambitious, clever, and well-organized, and they are aided by religious Jews (for reasons of naiveté, ambition, etc.) who unlocked many doors for them.
They were furious, left without taking any of the gifts, and reported the incident immediately to Yad L’Achim.
A book that appeared to be a copy of Psalm camouflaged efforts to convert Jews to Christianity.
The ad claimed to offer a solution to emotional distress and offered to send a booklet to listeners who called in. The name of the booklet? "The Power to Change," with a subheading, "He changed me."Those who phoned in were asked to provide additional contact information and sent what turned out to be a missionary booklet that included Christian preaching urging faith in "that man."
Moishe Rosen, the Jewish convert to Christianity who founded the evangelical missionary group Jews for Jesus, died on May 19 in San Francisco after a prolonged battle with cancer. He was 78. His passing presents an opportunity to reflect on the devastating effect he had on Jewish lives.
When I was a lad we used to suffer from the frequent visits of missionaries who often canvassed our neighborhood, presumably because of the large number of Jewish families whose souls could be saved there.