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[note: I met Michel a year ago. Without telling his story, I was so bless to find out that my book, written primarily for Gentile believers, was the final straw that brought him to faith. I asked him to write his story. You will be blessed.]

y name is Michel Gutman. I’m 47, born and raised a Jew (both parents Jewish) in Great Neck, NY. My mother is Israeli, from Hod Hasharon in central Israel. She moved back to Israel 25 years ago after my parents split, and she currently resides in Tel Aviv. I spent every summer of my childhood at my grandparent’s house in Hod Hasharon, and I speak fluent Hebrew. There is one thing that I have always known – I was born a Jew, and I will die a Jew.

Because my mother is Israeli, I have always had dual citizenship – an American passport as well as an Israeli one. In 2009, I moved to Israel, where I lived for several months, before coming back to the US. The time just wasn’t right. I moved to Arkansas, but I believe I will eventually come back “home” to Israel. Continue Reading…

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Two thousand years ago Paul, a Messianic Jewish rabbi, concerned about how the Jewish believers were being treated by Roman believers, penned a letter to them. Last week I had the surreal and amazing privilege of teaching part of that letter at a church in Rome.

Ron and Pastor Fernando

Ron and Pastor Fernando

Chiesa Cristiana Evangelica or Evangelical Christian Church invited me to come there and teach on Jewish Roots. Rome is dominated by Catholics. Evangelicals (Bible-Believing Christians) make up just over two percent of Italy’s population while Roman Catholics comprise nearly ninety percent.

Most evangelical churches are small and very traditional. However ECC is large and full of life.

I Came to you with Great Fear and Trembling

As I prepared to minister I felt a tinge of fear. After spending the past two years working on Identity Theft, which had me researching the history of the Roman Catholic Church, I knew that I was not supposed to simply preach a normal message. I had to address the sins of Rome. In fact, I felt quite strongly that I was to preach to “Rome” from Romans 11. Continue Reading…

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Ron Cantor and the Maoz Media team are back with the 13th episode of the Maoz Israel Report Podcast!

Ron and Chaim Goldberg discuss the breaking news of the week from Israel, including the anti-semitic leader who found out he was Jewish! Also new Israeli Knesset member Yair Lapid takes on the ultra-orthodox, an Israeli father of five is brutally murdered by a Palestinian terroristHamas is teaching their kids how to fire rockets at Israel and the Arab League tries to revive their peace plan. Continue Reading…

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Ron Cantor and the Maoz Media team are back with the 12th episode of the Maoz Israel Report Podcast!

Ron and Chaim Goldberg also discuss the breaking news of the week from Israel, including thegrowing persecution of Messianic Jews in Ashdod, Israel and Saudi Arabia’s decision to ban the practice of any religion other than Islam.

Ron also interviews the founder of the Jerusalem Institute of Justice, Calev Myers. Plus Ron shares a special teaching on 8 reaons Gentiles should care about the Jewish roots and Ron’s Israeli history lesson looks at Harry Truman’s role in the founding of modern Israel.

Enjoy!  And please send us feedback at:  podcast@maozisrael.org  and Subscribe to the Maoz Podcast on iTunes

Show Notes:

Learn more about Ron’s new book ‘Identity Theft’ 

Get the Maoz Israel Report iPad App

Read about the latest persecution of Messianic Jews in Ashdod, Israel

Read about the Messianic Jewish congregation that was burned down

Read about Saudi Arabia banning all religions other than Islam

8 Reasons Gentiles Should Care About The Jewish Roots

Ron explains the word ‘Palestinian’

Learn more about the Jerusalem Institute of Justice

Watch Calev Myers’ speech on Palestinian Human Rights

Order Sheli Myers’ new album

 

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Maoz Podcast 011

Ron Cantor —  April 28, 2013 — Leave a comment

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Ron Cantor and the Maoz Media team are back with the 11th episode of the Maoz Israel Report Podcast!

Chaim Goldberg is the guest-host, and he has a very special guest co-host: Maoz Israel co-founder and CEO, Ari Sorko-Ram.  Ari and Chaim discuss the breaking news of the week, including the terror attacks in Boston, a new human rights report on Israel and reconciliation talks between Israel and Turkey.

Also, Chaim interviews Messianic Jewish portfolio manager, Evan Liberman, who tells us about his company ‘Wise Money Israel’, how people can invest their money in Israel and what God’s principles are about investing in Israel.

Enjoy!  And please send us feedback at:  podcast@maozisrael.org  and Subscribe to the Maoz Podcast on iTunes

Show Notes:

Order an ‘I Stand With Israel’ t-shirt or bracelet

Order Ari Sorko-Ram’s book: ‘To The Jew First’

Visit Evan Liberman’s website

Read what God says about investing in Israel 

The song at the end of the podcast is called Le’olam Niflaotecha (May Your Wonders Never Cease) from Shani Ferguson’s cd called ‘Close’

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