JEWISH VOICE BLOG

Israel Cabinet to Discuss Cease Fire – Prayer Points for True Peace

July 14, 2014

Palestinians fire rockets from Gaza to Israel. Israel's Operation Protective Edge, July 2014 Egypt is calling for both Israel and Palestinians to commit to a cease fire beginning Tuesday morning at 9 a.m. (that would be 11pm PDT and 2am EDT). Neither side has yet agreed. The Israeli cabinet will meet to discuss it Tuesday morning. Neither side is coming close to meeting the other’s demands to secure an end to the attacks. Israel expects Hamas to remove all rockets from the Gaza Strip and clos...

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Urgent Prayer Needed for the Gefat of Ethiopia

July 14, 2014

Jonathan has just been informed of an extremely troubling situation among our beloved friends, the Gefat Beta Israel community near Hosanna, Ethiopia. We have ministered to them physically and spiritually during our Medical Outreaches and many have come to know Yeshua and gather congregationally. The Messianic leader from the area who contacted Jonathan informs us: Since July 6, the Gefat Beta Israel community in the Hosanna area has been experiencing unusual and severe persecuti...

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Israel Gaza Update: Protests Around the World Turn Violent

July 13, 2014

Palestinians in London protest Israel's defensive airstrikes in response to Palestinian rocket fire initiated last week from Gaza. Operation Protective Edge, July 2014 Israel’s defense of itself from Palestinian attacks has sparked anti-Israel protests around the world. Protesters in London, Berlin, Paris, Australia, India, and elsewhere have taken to the streets in objection to Israel’s attempts to stop Gazan rocket assaults on Israel. The Israel-Gaza protests go beyond this current confront...

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Israel Update: UN Calls for Calming; Can A Cease-Fire Be Trusted?

July 12, 2014

An IDF soldier inspects damage to a home in Israel after a Gaza rocket strike. Palestinians in Gaza began this latest round of conflict last week and have since fired nearly 700 hundred rockets into Israel. Operation Protective Edge, July 2014 The United Nations Security Council has unanimously called for a de-escalation of the situation between Israelis and Palestinians. Gaza’s rocket fire into Israel and Israel’s responding airstrikes in Gaza have caused much damage with many civilian casua...

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Israel Update: Friday, Notes on Operation Protective Edge

July 11, 2014

Is Hezbollah getting involved from Lebanon? Terrorists in Lebanon fired mortar rounds into Israel near the northern end of the Sea of Galilee. There were no casualties and no property damages. Israel returned fire and blood at the terrorist launch site indicates Israel’s hit produced injuries. Reports out of Israel say Lebanon’s terrorist group Hezbollah is not responsible for the attack, but it is believed that radical Palestinian groups in Lebanon are to blame. (Fox News) Sirens sou...

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Israel Update:  What Netanyahu, Obama, and Others are Saying

July 11, 2014

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gives a press conference July 11, 2014 about Operation Protective Edge Sirens continued to scream warnings throughout the day today in Israel. It’s just before 9:00 p.m. on Friday evening there—the beginning of the Sabbath. As of nightfall Thursday night, over 350 rockets had been fired at Israel, with about 90 of them intercepted by the “Iron Dome.” Israel had conducted almost 900 airstrikes in Gaza. The origin of the Israeli-Palestinian problem ...

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Update:  Hamas’ Arsenal, Israel’s Humanity

July 10, 2014

Israelis in Tel Aviv look at a car damaged as a result of a long range missile fired from Gaza. Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system intercepted it and prevented more devastating consequences. According to Israel Defense Force (IDF) communications, there are approximately 10,000 rockets owned by terror groups in the tiny Gaza Strip. Of those 10,000, Hamas has approximately 6,000 rockets in their arsenal. Almost the entire nation of Israel is threatened by the various ranged missiles aime...

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Rockets Fired at Jerusalem, Israel-Gaza Fighting Continues

July 10, 2014

Israel Time: 9pm Thursday - US Pacific Time: 11am Thursday - Eastern Time: 2pm Thursday Sirens blare in Israel’s southern cities as Hamas continues its rocket barrage from Gaza. Missiles have been fired at Jerusalem and Tel Aviv. Israeli Defense Force’s (IDF’s) anti-rocket system “Iron Dome” shot down a number of them over the Holy City. It is the first time rockets from Gaza have traveled that far into Israel. “Sirens, interceptions, and the rising Palestinian death toll from IDF strikes ...

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Devote Yourselves to Prayer...

July 10, 2014

Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful. And pray for us, too, that God may open a door for our message, so that we may proclaim the mystery of Messiah . . . – Colossians 4:2-3a UKRAINE: Early this year, with much excitement, we announced our 2014 “Hear O’ Israel!” Festival of Jewish Music & Dance location as Ukraine. Within weeks the situation there had escalated to a boiling point. In the months and weeks since then, we have monitored the situation closely, and ...

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Urgent Prayer Needed for Israel

July 09, 2014

Here at Jewish Voice Ministries we’re encouraging all of our partners and friends to join us in praying for the people of Israel as the situation there becomes increasingly volatile and dangerous. Tensions between the Israeli people and Hamas, a terrorist organization, were already at the breaking point following the kidnapping and murder or three West Bank Yeshiva students by individuals tied to Hamas. This tragedy was followed by the news that a young Palestinian man had been murdered by a ...

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