Messianic Jews court controversy with 'Jesus in Auschwitz' video

Clip depicts Jesus bearing the cross just as he is about to be sent to the gas chambers at Auschwitz.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
April 18, 2014 06:59
Jews for Jesus

"Jesus" in Auschwitz, as depicted in a Jews for Jesus clip.. (photo credit: YOUTUBE SCREENSHOT)

 
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If messianic Jews were seeking to court controversy, they certainly found the most provocative way of doing that – releasing a video depicting Jesus bearing the cross just as he is about to be sent to the gas chambers at Auschwitz.

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A new video commissioned by Jews for Jesus has gone viral on the Internet and is already causing a stir. In it, Jesus is among a group of Jews who are about to be sent to their deaths in the Nazi camp in Poland.

The clip, which Jews for Jesus uses as a means to illustrate that “Jesus also died for you,” is a three-minute long film that appears to be an effort to appeal for more membership in the messianic organization.

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