JEWISH VOICE BLOG

JVMI Medical Missions: A Place for Non-Medical Volunteers

February 26, 2014

Bob, a Line Management volunteer, walks the lines checking for patients who need immediate care. Jewish Voice medical missions, 2012 Woliso Ethiopia. If you’re not a medical professional, the very phrase, “medical missions,” may cause you to think there is no reason to look at our Outreaches. “I’m not a doctor, or a nurse,” you might be saying. “I’m not in the medical field at all. These mission trips don’t need me.” If this is what you’re thinking, we enthusiastically assure you that you are...

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Revelation of Messiah - Prayer

February 25, 2014

The effective prayer of a righteous man can accomplish much.—James 5:16 NASB When Jesus (Yeshua) came to the region of Caesarea Philippi, He asked His disciples, “Who do people say the Son of Man is?” They replied, “Some say John the Baptist; others say Elijah; and still others, Jeremiah or one of the prophets.” “But what about you?” He asked. “Who do you say I am?” Simon Peter answered, “You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God.” Jesus replied, “Blessed are you, Simon son ...

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Medical Missions: Meeting Desperate Needs in Woliso, Ethiopia

February 24, 2014

His face was so swollen that his eyes were mere slits. He looked drained of strength. The boy was dangerously ill. Members of our Line Management Team in Woliso— one of five JVMI medical missions in 2012—knew it. “This boy needs to be seen immediately!” JVMI volunteer Bob put his arm around the boy and together with the relative who had brought him, they helped the boy to the front of the line and into the clinic. An abscessed tooth had gone untreated far too long and now the infection was so se...

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Who Does Jerusalem Belong To?

February 21, 2014

New obstacles continue as the United States-sponsored peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians pick up again with Secretary of State John Kerry’s goal that the agreement be reached by April. Recently the Palestinian Authority’s Minister of Religious Affairs, Mahmoud Al Habbash, declared in an interview that all of East Jerusalem, including the Western Wall, must be part of the new Palestinian state. Habbash said, “There will not be peace without putting an end to the Israeli occupatio...

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You Want My Prayer for Where?

February 21, 2014

Scripture says, "Pray for the peace of Jerusalem." Why Jerusalem? Why prayer for Jerusalem’s peace, and not for another world-renowned city? There are enough of them, and many are in desperate need of peace. Why not another city in Israel, like Bethlehem, or Nazareth? No, Jerusalem is the city that is at the center of Psalm 122:6, and the city at the center of all of Scripture. It is mentioned specifically 1466 times, 806 in the Old Testament and 660 in the New. This doesn’t take into a...

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Stand Firm - A Prayer of Encouragement

February 19, 2014

Standing firm doesn't always come easy for us. We can often be unsettled, even rocked by what is happening around us and in our lives. The Lord alone – through His Presence, His Word, and His Spirit – provides stability for us when all else is shaky and unstable, including our own thoughts and emotions. In Him, we have the guidance, nourishment, and hope we need to not only stand in times such as these, but to stand firm, living out of the identity and character He has given and is developing...

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Prayer Needs for Upcoming Festivals

February 14, 2014

Our medical clinics reach the “Lost Tribes of Israel” in poverty stricken Africa but Yeshua is needed all around the world. That’s why we bring His Good News to large city centers each year through our Hear O’ Israel! Festivals of Jewish Music and Dance. Please join us in praying for our 2014 location and future Festival plans. RUSSIA - In seeking the establishment of God’s kingdom on earth, we are diligent to remain in sync with His Spirit’s leading. Therefore we have decided to postpone ou...

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We need your signature to help stop injustice

February 14, 2014

One tragedy was avoided but unless we join together, another is on the way. The Iraqi Jewish Archive is a collection of documents and books representing a community of Jewish People with a 2,500 year old history of living in the nation of Iraq. What is being called a “treasure trove” of artifacts was plundered by the Iraqi government from its Jewish citizens during years of terrible persecution in the late 1940s through the early 1970s. And these artifacts are about to be returned to the ...

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Israel Described As Cancer That Must Be Removed

February 13, 2014

Thirty-five years ago, Iran was one of Israel's staunchest allies. That all changed when Ayatollah Khomeini led the Islamic revolution that toppled the Shah and installed a radical theocracy in his place. This week Iranians celebrated the 35th anniversary of the revolution. Hundreds of thousands of people thronged the streets of Tehran as the celebration continued. Of course today, Iran is bitterly opposed to Israel. Despite the fact that former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who was known ...

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February Webcast: Radical Islam - In Your Neighborhood?

February 11, 2014

Jewish Voice LIVE with Jonathan Bernis Webcast February 18, 2014 8 pm EST Radical Islam - In Your Neighborhood? with special guest Erick Stakelbeck Is there a REAL danger from radical Islam? Is the Muslim Brotherhood in America? Are there really “sleeper cells” in the US waiting to attack? Are they active in gathering new followers? How bad is the threat and what would they do? Do they have a patient agenda that will take us all by surprise? Could they really be in MY city...

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