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Messianic Jewish teacher in UK

4 February 1874 Robert Liefmann, Professor of Economics born #otdimjh

4 February 1874 Robert Liefmann, Professor of Economics born #otdimjh Robert Liefmann was born the son of the wealthy Jewish merchant Sammy Liefmann and his wife Auguste Juliane. He studied economics and law in Freiburg, Berlin, Munich and Brussels.    … Continue reading

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3 February 2020 IHCA International Hebrew Christian Allliance Magazines available to download #otdimjh

Due to the kindness of a friend a vital resource for the research and history of Jewish disciples of Yeshua is now newly available online and to download. If you want to know about the history of Hebrew Christianity, Jewish Christians in antiquity and up to the present, and the modern Messianic Jewish movement, these magazines are an invaluable tool. Heroes and heroines of the modern Hebrew Christian movement of the 20th century, such as Sir Leon Levison, Harcourt, Samuel, Jacob Jocz, Heinz Leuner, Hugh Schonfield and many others come alive through their articles, reviews and reports. Continue reading

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21 January 2020 German court may reject appeal to remove anti-Semitic ‘Jew pig’ relic #otdimjh

German court may reject appeal to remove anti-Semitic ‘Jew pig’ relic – Times of Israel report NAUMBURG, Germany (AP) — A court in eastern Germany indicated Tuesday that it will likely reject a Jewish man’s bid to force the removal … Continue reading

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13 January 1901 Birth of Josef Wölfel, patriotic Austrian pastor with Jewish mother #otdimjh

Josef Wölfel was born in 1901 in Güns (Hungarian “Köszeg”), a city that came to Hungary after the end of the Austro-Hungarian monarchy, two kilometres from today’s Austrian border. After completing voluntary military service with the Hungarian army from July … Continue reading

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12 January 1903 Birth of Theodor Carlebach, Farmer, Pastor and Vicar #otdimjh

Theodor Carlebach came from a well-respected Jewish family in Germany, which spread in the 19th and 20th centuries.  Ernst Carlebach (1838-1923) moved from Mannheim to Heidelberg in 1863 and founded a book and art antiquarian business there.  His son Rudolf … Continue reading

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7 January 1977 Passing of Adolph Freudenberg – Friend of Bonhoeffer, Lawyer, Pastor, Ecumenist #otdimjh

Adolf Freudenberg, who because of his marriage to a “non-Aryan” woman had to emigrate to England in March 1939, was a diplomat and a member of the Confessing Church. He was a personal friend of Dietrich Bonhoeffer and hosted him … Continue reading

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6 January 1215 Death of Saint Raymund de Peñaforte, Medieval Polemicist, Mission Strategist and Patron Saint of Lawyers #otdimjh

From Richard Harvey: Raimundus Martini and the Pugio Fidei Raymond de Peñaforte was born in Villafrance del Penades in Northern Spain between 1175-1180. He trained at the University of Bologna (1210). On graduation in 1216 he received his doctorate and … Continue reading

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28 December 1911 Birth of Bernhard (Herzfeld) Weber, the “Half-Jewish Pastor” #otdimjh

The Kaufmann family member Bernhard Herzfeld was born in the Berlin Sophiengemeinde district.  Their son Bernhard was baptized here in April 1915 and confirmed in March 1927. After the death of his father in 1924, his mother married the merchant … Continue reading

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26 December 1961 Passing of Rev. John Gotthold Forell – German Jewish Refugee, Australian Internee and American Clergyman #otdimjh

Gotthold Forell was born in Michelsdorf in 1922 as the youngest son of the pastor Friedrich Forell (see page 102ff, Evangelisch Getauft- als “Juden” verfolgt – Baptisted as Protestants – Persecuted as Jews) and his wife Magdalene. He attended the … Continue reading

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24 December 1944 Martin Niemoller's Christmas Eve Sermon in Dachau #otdimjh

Before ‘Then They Came for Me,’ There Was Christmas Eve 1944. Here’s How a Sermon in a Nazi Camp Signaled a New Moral Voice BY MATTHEW D. HOCKENOS in Time, DECEMBER 23, 2018 German anti-Nazi theologian and Lutheran pastor, Martin Niemoller … Continue reading

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