Why doesn't the Jewish faith recognise Jesus Christ as the Messiah?

Firstly, let me say that I am not a Jew, nor a Christian. I am asking this question without bias and purely out of curiosity. I believe I am right when I say that the Jewish prophecies state a Messiah will one day come; some thought the Messiah was Jesus, and those that follow(ed) him we call... show more Firstly, let me say that I am not a Jew, nor a Christian. I am asking this question without bias and purely out of curiosity.

I believe I am right when I say that the Jewish prophecies state a Messiah will one day come; some thought the Messiah was Jesus, and those that follow(ed) him we call 'Christian'.

However, the Jewish faith does not recognise Jesus as the Messiah. Why not? What part of the prophecies was he at odds with?

Any help welcome.
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