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The short answer to this question is: ABSOLUTELY! You can be Jewish and believe in Jesus (Yeshua)
You were born Jewish therefore, you are always Jewish. Nothing and no one can take your Jewish identity from you.
Jesus was born Jewish, to a Jewish mother. He was born in Israel and had a Hebrew name – Yeshua = “The one who Saves”. He lived His life 100% Jewish. He celebrated all the Jewish holidays, went to the synagogue, and taught to the Jewish people.
It should not be a surprising that God sent Yeshua the Messiah to the Jews first! Because the Jews are God’s “chosen people”, He offered them the way to salvation first. Not to mention that His coming, His life, death and resurrection are all prophesied in amazing detail throughout the old testament.
All the 12 disciples of Yeshua were Jews and like Him, lived and dies as Jews in all ways!
Yeshua died on the cross as a Jew. The Romans put a sign on His cross calling Him “The King of the Jews”.
Yeshua was buried as a Jew and will come back to reign in Jerusalem.
Christianity is completely Jewish in it’s roots. Yeshua did not come to start a new religion, but to bring the Jews and all people on earth to God. To offer us all eternal life and eternal peace.
There is nothing more natural for a Jew than to believe in Yeshua – the Jewish Messiah. Yeshua is the fulfillment and completion of the Torah. He came to fulfill the Torah and to be the ultimate sacrifice for our sins.
As a Jewish Believer in Yeshua I have found a renewed connection to my Jewish heritage, all the Jewish holidays receive an even deeper meaning and my love for Israel – my native country, has grown as well.
Knowing that Yeshua was Jewish and came to the Jews first is exciting and should be encouraging to any Jew out there. Our Messiah has come, and He will come again! He is our only way to salvation and to a real relationship with God.
For a Jew to come to faith in Yeshua, the Jewish Messiah, it is not a conversion, but rather it is a COMPLETION OF FAITH!
“Completed Jew”? Does that make every other Jew incomplete?
When the phrase “Completed Jew” is used, it’s used in the sense of “completed faith” – Unlike in other religions or heritage, when a Jew comes to faith in the Jewish Messiah, it is not a “conversion”, but a COMPLETION OF FAITH . Since Jesus was Jewish and came to the Jewish people to be their Messiah, There is nothing more Jewish, a Jewish person can do than to follow Him. Believing and following the Jewish Messiah, YESHUA, is a completion of faith for the Jew.