This group examines the diverse ways in which Jews embraced Jesus from the lifetime of Jesus until the rise of Islam. Our 2019 theme is “The New Testament within Judaism.” We will distribute the papers in advance to our group email list. To be added to the list, click here. During our meeting each presenter will summarize his/her paper in fifteen minutes to allow fifteen minutes for discussion. Attendees are encouraged to read the papers in advance, though drop-ins are welcome. For further information contact David Sloan (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Ben Snyder (email@example.com).