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"I hope my child lives"

February 21, 2019

For four long years, an Ethiopian boy named Ballet suffered from a distended abdomen, much like you see in famine victims. Malnutrition from a poor appetite meant he was often too exhausted for school or to help with chores. When Ballet was 9 years old, his father brought him to our Gondar Medical Clinic saying simply, "I hope my child lives." Our doctors examined Ballet and what they discovered will shock you. Watch the video below for the rest of this incredible story. Then learn how ...

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Prayer for Israel – March

February 20, 2019

March 1‒7 Prayer for Israel Israel Defense Forces (IDF) and Israel Air Forces (IAF) Military service is mandatory in Israel for both male and female citizens over 18. Manning checkpoints on borders between Israeli and Palestinian areas are among the typical military functions, and these are often the sites of violent terror attacks. God, thank You for the men and women in Israel’s armed forces. Please protect them as they guard the people and Land of Israel. Give them courage and disce...

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Will the U.S. Congress Follow Israel’s Successful Model?

February 15, 2019

Israel’s Defense Ministry began the final phase of its border fortification project along the Gaza border with an above-ground, 20-foot-high smart fence in late January. Building on the effectiveness of the Israel-Egypt fence, Israel has been fortifying its border with Gaza because of Hamas infiltration through terrorist tunnels and from the Mediterranean Sea. The fencing is similar to the successful fence on the Egyptian border, “but it has significant improvements and includes innovative ...

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Visit the Upper Room

February 13, 2019

You can imagine the disciples’ confusion – their glances around the room and the unspoken questions in their eyes. “What is He doing?” Yeshua (Jesus) had taken off His outer garment and wrapped a towel around His waist. He filled a basin with water, knelt before His disciples – and began washing their feet. How could this be? This was servants’ work. Yet here was their Rabbi, the Messiah of God, humbling Himself to serve them in one of the lowliest ways. After He finished, He explain...

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Medical Outreach in Ambo Meda, Ethiopia

February 12, 2019

God is opening doors. So much so, that “Open Doors” has become this year’s Global Outreach theme at Jewish Voice. One of the doors opening to us is in Ambo Meda, Ethiopia. We first learned of this area during last year’s Medical Outreach to Enfranz, Ethiopia, when several hundred people from Ambo Meda were bussed in to receive care at that Clinic. Our Global Outreach Director and others noted that the need for medical care among the people of Ambo Meda is even greater than that of neighboring ar...

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A Perfect Storm Building Against Jewish People

February 08, 2019

Anti-Semitism isn’t new to the U.S. But a recent Anti-Defamation League annual report says it’s rising at an unprecedented rate. “Data released in November and presented to the Knesset’s Immigration, Absorption and Diaspora Committee last week show a 67 percent increase in antisemitic incidents across the U.S.,” reported The Jerusalem Post in early January. The article further quoted FBI data showing that more than half of “anti-religion incidents” in the U.S. targeted Jewish people, despite ...

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New JVMI Bible Full of Exciting Features

February 07, 2019

“So faith comes from hearing, and hearing by the word of Messiah.” ―Romans 10:17 With many of today’s Bible translations, readers have no idea how much they’re missing. That’s why Jewish Voice Ministries International (JVMI) is pleased to introduce the new Jewish Voice TLV Bible. The Tree of Life Version (TLV) of the Bible is a ground-breaking translation in a Jewish-friendly voice – much like that of the Bible’s authors themselves. The Scriptures through a Jewish Lens During the cen...

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Can Russia Quell Further Aggression?

February 01, 2019

As a skier in a blue jacket and red pants slalomed down Mount Hermon in northern Israel, two vapor trails and a blast lit the sky. Israel’s Iron Dome missile defense system had intercepted a medium-range surface-to-surface missile that Iran had fired into the popular ski resort from Syria. The missile had been fired from a location where Syria had promised not to host Iranian military personnel. Israel contends the missile aimed at Israeli civilians was a message from Syria and Iran: A ...

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This is a choice no child should ever have to make!

January 30, 2019

She doesn't know it, but her next drink could literally be the death of her. If only Naomi was not so terribly thirsty. Maybe then she'd think twice before she dipped her plastic drinking cup into the reddish-brown mudhole at the edge of her village. But she can't. She won't. It's her village's primary water supply… and one of the few sources of water for miles around. Naomi has no choice but to drink. Her thirst always wins. Before long, she could be dreadfully sick. With cholera. Or i...

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Prayer for Israel – February

January 30, 2019

February 1‒7 Prayer for Israel Believers in Israel Of Israel’s 8.5 million people, only about 2 percent are Believers in Yeshua (Jesus). Approximately 20,000 of those are Messianic Jews (Jewish Believers in Yeshua). Gentile Believers in Israel are frequently viewed there as dangerous missionaries, while Messianic Jews are often believed to have betrayed their Jewish faith. It can be challenging. Lord, please strengthen the Body of Messiah in Israel. Encourage these Believers – both Mess...

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