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What Does the Future Hold for Messianic Jews in Israel?

Guy Cohen grew up in an Orthodox Jewish family and became a follower of Jesus at age 23. He now leads a Messianic Jewish congregation in the city of Akko (Acre).

Israel Today: How do you see the future of the body of Messiah in the Land of Israel? Guy Cohen: A difficult question. We have an obligation to be one body ready for His coming. But presently the body of Messiah is divided. I hope the situation will change, but in the meantime our testimony is not where it needs to be. Is there a place in Messianic congregational life for Judaism? That depends on the nature of the local Messianic congregations. The people of Israel need a change of heart toward Jesus, but the congregations in Israel need to…