"Please pray that our staff in Israel will share the gospel with" these new immigrants.
Rockland County has a very dense ultra-Orthodox Jewish population, especially in places like Monsey and Spring Valley. The Yiddish copies of the New Testament are linked to missionary organizations.
The synagogue has a Facebook page, Twitter account and website and has given itself the tagline "Making Disciples of Yeshua and Torah in Chicago."
US officials have been spearheading the efforts to safely retrieve the missionaries, including sixteen Americans and one Canadian.
A man claiming to be the leader of the gang that kidnapped 17 American and Canadian missionaries said he would kill the hostages if he does not receive $17 million in ransom.
A surge in gang violence has displaced thousands and hampered economic activity in the poorest country in the Americas.
Amanda Elk was a covert Christian missionary and is buried in a Jewish cemetery. Her husband is refusing to rebury her in a non-Jewish cemetery.
Timothy Buckles has allegedly sought to infiltrate Orthodox synagogues in the US, and posed as Jewish in Jerusalem where he lives and works
The Orthodox Beth Din of Philadelphia issued a letter noting that a bill of divorce cannot be used to determine Jewish status, as alleged covert missionary Michael Elkohen has asserted.
Allegations have been made that an ultra-Orthodox ‘rabbi’ who admitted to being a Messianic missionary in 2014 has continued to cling to the Messianic movement & operate as a covert missionary.