Like many Yale students, Yishai was looking forward to spring break. Two weeks of no class would be a welcome relief. However, as an orthodox Jew he was a little concerned by the thought of traveling to Israel with eight evangelical Christians involved with Yale Students for Christ (the Cru ministry at Yale). At least the Yale orthodox rabbi and four other Jewish students were going.
This trip had its beginning two years ago, when a Jewish student at Yale enthusiastically pursued the question, “Why would someone believe that Jesus is the Messiah?” A group of orthodox Jewish students and Cru students began meeting for Bible study.
That small group decided a trip to Israel would develop their knowledge of each other. You can read Yishai’s reflections on this trip in the Yale student paper.
But Israel is not the only place students went over spring break.
Cru students from…
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