President and CEO, Jewish Voice Ministries International;
Author ‘A Rabbi Looks at the Supernatural’
As a Jewish believer, his passion is sharing the Gospel with Jewish people, knowing that there is salvation in no one else, and there is no other name under Heaven than the name of Jesus by which all men – Jew or Gentile – are saved (Acts 4:12).
Jonathan founded Congregation Shema Yisrael in Rochester, New York, where he served as Senior Messianic Rabbi from 1984 to 1993, as well as the Messianic Center of St. Petersburg, Russia, where he lived and ministered from 1993 to 1996. In 1998, he was called upon to take up the mantle of leadership for Jewish Voice Broadcasts, a ministry founded by Louis Kaplan and in 2001, and the ministry merged with Jonathan’s Hear O’ Israel Ministries to become Jewish Voice Ministries International.
Jonathan currently hosts JVMI’s syndicated television program, “Jewish Voice with Jonathan Bernis,” broadcast to over 717 million homes worldwide through local, cable, and satellite networks as well as the Internet.
JVMI conducts humanitarian/medical outreaches to some of the most impoverished Jewish communities on earth, including regular outreaches in Ethiopia, Zimbabwe, and other points of need around the world. Through these outreaches, JVMI has provided medical, dental, and eye care that has saved lives, restored eyesight, and shared the Gospel message of the Messiah with hundreds of thousands of Jewish people and their neighbors. As a result, dozens of Messianic congregations have formed, and through its Congregation and Leadership Development team, JVMI comes alongside new believers and emerging leaders with discipleship, training, and support.
JVMI also ministers through large-scale international Festivals of Jewish Music & Dance throughout Eastern Europe, India, Africa, and South America. Hundreds of thousands have attended these festivals, and millions more have participated through television broadcasts. Thousands have responded to the Gospel message, and more than a dozen new Messianic Jewish congregations arose in the former Soviet Union through these outreaches.
- Christian faith, Scripture
- Biblical (end time) prophecy
- Events concerning Israel
- Messianic Judaism
- Lost Tribes of Israel
- Sharing the Gospel
Rabbi Bernis’s Latest Book
Messianic Rabbi Jonathan Bernis is known for exploring crucial topics, such as Jesus of Nazareth and the end times, from a unique and truly fascinating viewpoint. Here he does it again as he delves into the realm of the supernatural. Drawing from both Old and New Testaments, Bernis addresses seven specific areas–or “dualities”–of confusion and doubt for many Christians, offering a sound biblical perspective on topics including
- Good and evil: If God is so powerful, how did the devil get so strong?
- Sickness and healing: If God is a healer, why are people still sick?
- Heaven and hell: Are these places real? Who goes where?
- And more!
Through it all, Rabbi Bernis reveals the heart of a faithful God, encouraging you to embrace His supernatural working in your own life with confidence.
Page Count: 192 pages
Retail Price: $12.99
Other Books by Bernis
A Hope and a Future: Live With Expectancy (April 5, 2016)
A Rabbi Looks at Jesus of Nazareth (Jan. 1, 2011)