JEWISH VOICE BLOG

Our Ethiopia Medical Outreach needs your prayers

May 22, 2018

As you receive this email, our Enfranz, Ethiopia, Medical Outreach is about to begin. There are a number of firsts associated with this trip. It’s our first time in Enfranz; we’ll be camping – which is unusual for our Ethiopia Outreaches; we’ll be housed in two separate campsites. Creating two campsites will ensure that the needs of our very large group of Outreach staff and partners are met most efficiently. Also at the Enfranz Outreach, we’ll introduce the Zehra Kids Program in Ethiopia for...

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A Joyous Shavuot to You!

May 19, 2018

God gave us the Torah, His Word and instruction, on Shavuot in the wilderness. God put His law in our hearts when He gave us the Holy Spirit on Shavuot after Yeshua’s death. May you be filled with the wonder of His Word and the power of His presence this Shavuot. Chag Sameach! • Joyous Holiday! Click here to learn the history and importance of Shavuot. Think you know Shavuot? Take our fun quiz.

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Promise fulfilled! Rioters object.

May 18, 2018

President Trump kept his promise. The U.S. embassy move – or its first stage – is successfully completed. It was so exciting to be here with our Jewish Voice 2018 Israel Tour as it happened! But not everyone is pleased. Hamas incites 50,000 Gazans Ahead of Monday’s embassy opening, thousands of Gaza residents demonstrated against the move. The activities at the Gaza border quickly turned violent, and demonstrators burned the border gate and nearby electrical and power station...

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To Life: How Israeli Volunteers Are Changing the World

May 17, 2018

In celebration of Israel’s 70th anniversary, CBN Documentaries presents To Life: How Israeli Volunteers Are Changing the World. To Life is an inspiring look at five Israeli organizations dedicated to helping people across the globe. In keeping with the Jewish tradition of tikkun olam (“repairing the world”), Israel has quietly been at the forefront of humanitarian and disaster relief work since the 1950s, when their nation was only a few years old. Since then, the Jewish state has provided...

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They hoped for a miracle and Jesus didn't disappoint

May 17, 2018

It truly was a miracle! During our recent Medical Clinic in Woliso, Ethiopia, a man brought his teenage daughter for care. She had suffered from seizures throughout her young life. Unfortunately, the medicine that might have helped her is not something we have on hand at our Clinics. So she and her father turned to our prayer tent, where we prayed for them and shared Yeshua (Jesus). Both responded by giving their lives to the Lord! Afterward, they started the long, 28-mile walk bac...

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Help Transform Lives in Zimbabwe!

May 16, 2018

Our weeklong Medical Outreaches provide medical aid and spiritual care to thousands of people in rural African Jewish communities. Due to limited health care access in these communities, often our Medical Clinics provide the only opportunity for people to be treated by a medical practitioner all year. For our July Medical Outreach we are returning to our flagship location among the Lemba in Mberengwa, Zimbabwe (July 19–30). This community experiences some of the most severe medical needs we...

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God’s Gifts at Shavuot

May 14, 2018

Shavuot (SHAH-voo-ote) is the last of the Spring Feasts. It was one of three pilgrimage Feasts of the Jewish year when all physically able Jewish men were to bring to Jerusalem the first of their harvest as an offering to the Lord. Along with the harvest offering, Shavuot observance also included a Sabbath in which no work was to be done, a holy gathering of the people and sacrifices. It is also a time when Jewish people commemorate God giving the Torah (TORE-ah) to His people. The Torah cons...

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Israel Turns 70

May 14, 2018

The nation no one thought would last celebrates her 70th anniversary On May 14, 1948, the fledgling nation of Israel declared her independence. The United Nations granted the Jewish people a national homeland in the Palestinian region of the Middle East. Israel was encompassed by Arab neighbors determined to see her fall, and governments around the world wondered how the tiny nation-state would fare. Immediately, surrounding Arab countries attacked, confident they’d quickly overpower Israe...

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BREAKING NEWS: Witnessing first hand an attack on Israel

May 11, 2018

Just hours after midnight in Israel this morning, 20 rockets were fired at Israeli military bases by Iranian forces in southern Syria. The Times of Israel was among the first news outlets to report the attack. An army spokesperson said limited damage was caused to Israeli military bases, but there were no reports of Israeli casualties in the attack. Meanwhile, those of us on the Jewish Voice Israel Tour, spending the night in Tiberias at the Sea of Galilee, were treated to an unexpected li...

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Celebrating Jerusalem!

May 10, 2018

Great is Adonai, and greatly to be praised in the city of our God – His holy mountain. A beautiful height–the joy of the whole earth—–Mount Zion, on the northern side of the city of the great King. ―Psalm 48:3 TLV Jerusalem: It’s where David purchased the threshing floor of Araunah the Jebusite to build an altar according to God’s commandment (2 Samuel 24:18–25). On that very site, David’s son Solomon built the First Temple (2 Chronicles 3:1) and, after it was destroyed, God used Cyr...

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