Jews for Jesus is a global nonprofit comprised primarily of Jewish people who have come to believe that Jesus is the Jewish Messiah. They exist to make the Messiahship of Jesus an unavoidable issue for Jewish people worldwide and to impart God’s love and salvation to Israel and the nations.Jews for Jesus works diligently to share the Gospel with Israeli people through direct evangelism, community projects, one-on-one discipleship, and Bible study.
- Founded 1973
- Tel Aviv, Israel
About the Leadership
Eli Birnbaum, married to Shoshana, is a father of two boys. With a BA in Economics, he is currently studying for an MA in Bible and Theological Studies. Eli has served with Jews for Jesus for the last 10 years, and was recently named the Israel Director. He leads a local neighborhood congregation. Eli is the cofounder of Israeli Massah, a backpacking ministry, and a founder of a Tel Aviv city sponsored project that reuses water from dripping AC units for plants. Eli inspired the Uriel 23, a multi-purpose venue that showcases local art and neighborhood initiatives, and is a curator of the international art show “Jerusalem and her Sons”, by an Israeli artist painting Jesus’s words.