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12 April 1932 Jews for Jesus founder Moishe Rosen born #otdimjh

12 April 1932 Birth of Moishe Rosen, founder of modern day “Jews for Jesus” #otdimjh “I wasn’t looking for Jesus or God or anything ontological. I kept my nose to the grindstone. My goal in life was nothing big: I wanted … Continue reading

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6 April 1903 Pogrom scatters Kishinev Messianic Congregation #otdimjh

6 April 1903 Pogrom in Kishinev scatters remnant of Joseph Rabinowitz’s Messianic Congregation #otdimjh The Kishinev pogrom was an anti-Jewish riot that took place in Kishinev, which was back then part of the Bessarabia province of Imperial Russia (currently Chişinău is … Continue reading

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5 October 1891 “Mama gerettet” (“Mother saved”) telegrams Joseph Rabinowitz #otdimjh

­ Rabinowitz and Lichtenstein Some interesting events in Budapest occurred a century ago in October of 1891 [writes Kai Kjaer-Hansen]. One of the people involved was Joseph ben David Rabinowitz, the then well-known Russian Hebrew Christian from Kishinev in Bessarabia who … Continue reading

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23 September 1837 Birth of Joseph Rabinowitz, founder of “The Israelites of the New Covenant” #otdimjh

The Messianic Jewish movement is indebted to  Joseph Rabinowitz, the “Herzl of Jewish Christianity” for his life and work, especially in forming the “Israelites of the New Covenant” in Kishinev. One of the first Messianic congregations in modern times, it … Continue reading

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21 May 1830 Birth of Rudolph Faltin, Lutheran Pastor, mentor of Joseph Rabinowitz and godfather of Herman Gurland #otdimjh

Rudolf Ernst Karl Faltin (born May 21, Jul. / 2 June 1830 Greg, in Riga ; died 27 January 1918 in Riga) was a Protestant pastor and a missionary . His influence over Joseph Rabinowitz and Rudolph Herman Gurland, amongst … Continue reading

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26 April 1864 Rabbi Rudolp Hermann Gurland affirms publicly his faith in Yeshua #otdimjh

On April 26, 1864, Gurland and his wife were baptized by Pastor Faltin. In accordance with church tradition and Russian law, their names were changed. That Gurland chose “Rudolf Hermann” indicates that the minister was his godfather. Marie was named … Continue reading

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