Jewish Voice Today Magazine
The back-breaking work of clearing stones from a field in Tach Gayint, Ethiopia, has been for the JVMI team both a prophetic picture and our prayer for a new frontier of ministry.
John had carried a deep burden for the Jewish People from the time he was a young child in Northern Ireland. When he’d watch news stories about events in the Middle East, he was filled with longing to offer comfort and care to those living in Israel.
She heard there was a medical clinic taking place in Tach Gayint and walked for nearly six hours that morning to seek help. Her limp right arm was wrapped in strips of yellow cloth.
We first visited Gutu in 2014, and it was there that we passed an exciting milestone in our ten years of medical outreaches. In Gutu, we treated our 250,000th patient since we began providing free medical and dental care to Lost Tribes of Jewish People around the world.
Jewish Voice Connections Newsletter
The view was spectacular. Reminiscent of the Grand Canyon, the spacious expanse of Tach Gayint, Ethiopia spread out in front of us. We were 8,500 feet above sea level, and it was breath- taking in every way.
Yet in the midst of this incredible beauty were broken hearts and desperate souls. There were families in need of clean water and urgent medical care. There were Jewish communities being persecuted in ways we, at Jewish Voice, had not witnessed on any recent outreach.
This outreach did not come without its challenges. Our clinic location was remote, over five hours by car from the nearest major city. The region has experienced severe drought and famine over the last two years, so people have been suffering greatly...