From Rev. A. Bernstein, B.D., Some Jewish Witnesses For Christ (London: Operative Jewish Converts Institution, 1909), 339-341. Online:http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/37734 (free download)
Haim Lipshytz was Director of the Barbican Mission to the Jews, London. Born in 1858 at Warsaw, the capital of Poland, he was brought up in strict Judaism, according to the principles of his orthodox Jewish parents. It was essential that he should undergo a Talmudical Jewish training, and in addition he was given a thorough secular education.
When he was five years of age, his eldest sister became a Christian, and for this she endured severe persecution. Her testimony made a deep impression on the mind of her brother, and awakened a desire in his heart to know what it was that Christianity really taught. So strong was this desire that while at the secular high school in his native city, he embraced every possible opportunity of listening…
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