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Why Jews Don’t Accept Jesus


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/opinion/article/why_jews_dont_accept_jesus_20030110

Why don't Jews accept Jesus as the Messiah or son of God? Growing up in Philadelphia, I attended Akiba Hebrew Academy, a private Jewish school. In 11th grade, a Southern Baptist preacher came to speak to our class. He looked around the room, and with a kindly smile said, "You seem like nice boys and girls. But I must tell you that unless you change your ways, you are all going to hell." I admired his honesty, but not his theology. I spent the next hour trying to think of a question that would stump him. As the class was ending, I raised my hand.

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