9 September 1813 Forty-One Jewish Christians meet as Beni Avraham #otdimjh


On This Day In Messianic Jewish History

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“It was in London, in Palestine Place, for so many years an oasis for wandering Israelites, that the first exclusively Hebrew Christian Association was formed.

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Screen Shot 2015-09-09 at 09.35.32 Original Members of the Beni Abraham

Here in the Jews’ Chapel on September 9, 1813. a group of forty-one Jewish Christians met together to constitute themselves an association called Beni Avraham, Children of Abraham, who undertook to meet for prayer every Sunday morning and Friday evening: to attend divine worship at the chapel and to visit daily, two by two in rotation, any sick member, to pray with him and read the Bible to him; and on Sunday, all who could were to visit the sick one.” [Schonfield]

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The recent 200th year anniversary of the Beni Abraham was celebrated in Christchurch, Spitalfields in 2013, by CMJ. It marks the occasion of on of the first Messianic groups, or Hebrew Christian…

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