7 June 1868 Oy Vey -Yeshua is Messiah! #otdimjh


On This Day In Messianic Jewish History

7 June 1868 Marcus Bergmann, translator of the Yiddish New Testament, declares faith in Yeshua #otdimjh

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Bergmann, Marcus S….. is well-known as … translator of the Bible into Yiddish. [Bernstein] A second edition, with improved translation into simple Jargon, was issued by him in 1905. In an account of his conversion he thus writes:—

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“I was born in Wieruszow, on the borders of Silesia, in the year 1846. My father (who was of the sect of Chassidim, which is the strictest sect of the Pharisees, and a great Talmudist) died when I was about a year old. Of my dear mother I have only a very dim recollection, as she, too, died when I was but six years old. I had one elder brother and one sister. My brother was established in a large way of business in Luben, a town near Breslau, and my sister was brought up in…

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