1-star review by anti-missionary DEVASTATES Messianic congregation

AKRON, OH — The leadership at Ma’aminei Yeshua was stunned to find that an armchair anti-missionary posted a negative review on their Yelp listing. “xian missionaries stealing jewish souls” commented online user mentch2u, who has never attended the congregation or interacted with any of its members, and only noticed the listing by coincidence. The board […]

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African American visitor quickly introduced to Messianic congregation’s only African American member

BEND, OR. — When Rufus Lee King, who is African American, showed up for the first time at Kehilat Shalom last Saturday, greeters quickly summoned Moe Adim, their longstanding African American member. “I have someone I’d like you to meet,” said greeter Diane Tomichu. After introducing King and Adim, Tomichu took a few awkward steps […]

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Congregation Beth Moshiach to honor annual tradition of not even having a Shavuot service

ALLENTOWN, PA. — In keeping with longstanding community traditions, Congregation Beth Moshiach will not have any Shavuot service this year. “At Beth Moshiach, our customs and traditions are important to us,” said Messianic Rabbi Kent B. Leavitt. “We have honored this custom of completely ignoring Shavuot since our congregation was founded in 1983.” Congregational leadership […]

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Gentile welcomed into Messianic synagogue after scoring 10/10 on online Jewishness quiz

LANSING, MI. — K’hila’t A’m S’gula’h made a rare exception to their membership policy this week. Local non-Jew Jen Tyler scored a perfect 10 on an online internet quiz, prompting synagogue leadership to reconsider a long-standing rule barring Gentiles from holding full membership. “Jen clearly knows her stuff,” admitted board member Yehudis Baumbergstein. “Even I […]

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Scheduling conflict places Fiddler on the Roof rehearsal, Messianic congregation in same room; chaos ensues

TOPEKA, KS. — A scheduling conflict at Glenview Middle School caused confusion as two groups had to share the gymnasium. Members of the local community theater group and members of Armor of God Messianic Congregation found themselves in disarray when they were both slated for the space Saturday morning. “It was impossible to tell who […]

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Local Christian with a heart for Israel helps bridge the gap between Messianic Jews, normal people

TOPEKA, KS. — Members of Kehila Meshichit B’nai HaTechiya are grateful for Marilyn Owen, a local Christian with a heart for Israel, who provides a valuable link between Messianic Jews and normal people who visit the congregation. “When normal folks show up, they typically feel uncomfortable and disoriented,” explained Messianic Rabbi Herman Gwynne. “We make […]

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