Dr. Daniel Juster is one of the original council members of the TJCII initiative. He has been a leader in the Messianic Jewish Movement since 1972. He was the first President and later General Secretary of the Union of Messianic Jewish Congregations (1979-1988), and now oversees a network of congregations in the United States and helps with the work of congregational networks in Israel. He was the the Director of Tikkun International for many years and now serves as one of the senior leaders. He is the author of 20 books on theology and practical theology.
Dr. Juster presently serves as Director of Tikkun International, a network of congregations and ministries in the United States and abroad dedicated to the restoration of Israel and the Church, which involves: 1) Training, sending out and supporting congregational planters in the USA, Israel and other countries; 2) Fostering Jewish ministry in local churches; 3) Helping to support a full time Bible and Graduate School of training leaders for the Jewish vineyard and for work in the rest of the Church; 4) Sending people to preach and teach in conferences, evangelistic campaigns and Messianic congregations and churches.
He is recognized as a teacher of end-time Bible prophecies and also the meaning of the Kingdom of God and its’ relationship to Israel and the Church. Dr. Juster, as a Jewish believer in Jesus, is also an advocate of the Holy Spirit revival in the Jewish community. He has been a speaker at the “1990 Congress on the Kingdom of God,” and “The National Church Growth Pastors Conference” with Dr. David Yongi Cho and Tommy Reid, Larry Tomczak’s Covenant Life Church, and also keynote speaker at the national conferences of the Union of Messianic Jewish Congregations and Messianic Jewish Alliance of America, and national Israel Messianic Jewish conferences. Dr. Juster is listed in Who’s Who in Religion, Who’s Who in the East, Who’s Who Among Emerging Young Leaders, and Who’s Who in the World.
Dr. Juster has taught apologetics since 1971 in various schools, including Trinity College (Deerfield, IL), the Union of Messianic Jewish Congregations Yeshiva, colleges in Korea and Brazil, and the Messianic Jewish Bible Institutes in Odessa, Ukraine, and Budapest, Hungary. His academic background includes a B.A. in Philosophy of Religion, Wheaton College; M.Div., McCormick Seminary; Philosophy of Religion Graduate Program, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and Th.D., New Covenant International Seminary. Dr. Juster holds a doctorate in theology and is currently an adjunct professor at Fuller Seminary, and The King’s Seminary in Van Nuys California.
Dr. Juster is the author of Growing to Maturity, Jewish Roots, The Dynamics of Spiritual Deception, Jewishness and Jesus, The Biblical World View: An Apologetic, Relational Leadership, The Irrevocable Calling, One People, Many Tribes, and other major works.
Dr. Juster and his wife reside near Jerusalem.