Jew, Eastern Yiddish-Speaking in Israel

Unreached of the Day  5/18/2019

Jew, Eastern Yiddish-Speaking in Israel

Yiddish is a Germanic language, spoken throughout the world and written with the Hebrew alphabet. For a significant portion of its history it was the primary spoken language by the Ashkenazi (European) Jews. Yiddish is written and spoken as a living language in many Orthodox Jewish communities around the world. It is most notably used as a first language in most Hasidic communities, where it is the first language learned in childhood and used in home, schooling and many social settings.

Ministry Obstacles

Orthodox Jews find it quite difficult to accept Jesus as the Messiah of Scripture, the anointed of God.

Outreach Ideas

The Messianic Jews of Israel may be able to demonstrate with their lives that trust in Jesus has validity and brings life.

Pray for the followers of Christ

There may be a few followers of Christ the Messiah among the Yiddish speaking Jews. Pray they will become firmly grounded in the finished work of Christ on the cross, trusting him fully for salvation and for a fruitful life.

Pray for the entire people group

Pray for the Yiddish speaking Jews to see that the scriptural references to the coming Messiah describe so well the person of Jesus Christ, his life and finished work.

Scripture Focus

"...since Abraham will surely become a great and mighty nation, and in him all the nations of the earth will be blessed." Genesis 18:18

People Name Jew, Eastern Yiddish-Speaking
Country Israel
10/40 Window Yes
Population 269,000
World Population 528,000
Language Yiddish, Eastern
Primary Religion Ethnic Religions
Bible Complete
Online Audio NT No
Jesus Film Yes
Audio Recordings Yes
Christ Followers Few, less than 2%
Status Unreached
Progress Level: progress level image