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On the Matter of Unity

In May 2017, messianic Jews and Arab evangelical Christians came together in Germany to talk about unity.

Being challenged constantly by the IsraeliPalestinian conflict, a group of Messianic Jews and Evangelical Arab Christians met in Germany this past May to discuss the issue of unity among them. This gathering resulted in a joint pledge (see adjacent) that for some reason didn’t generate any discussion within the Israeli Messianic community. Representing Messianic Jews were Joel Goldberg, Meno Kalisher, David Zadok, Evan Thomas and Lisa Loden. Representing the Israeli Arab Evangelicals were Azar Ajaj and Esam Odeh. Representing the Palestinian Evangelicals were Bassem Adranly, Nihad Salman and Jack and Madeline Sara – the last three connected to Bethlehem Bible…