JEWISH VOICE BLOG

Make 2019 Your Year to Visit Israel!

October 15, 2018

Celebrate a special holiday or anniversary with this trip of a lifetime! Experience the wonder of the Holy Land! There really is nothing like it. When you visit Israel, it awakens something in you that deepens your faith and feeds your spirit. You’ll stand in ancient places described in the Bible, walk where Yeshua (Jesus) walked, and see unearthed artifacts and architecture. “I was amazed at how many archaeological sites there are. There is so much evidence for the Bible! The Bible ...

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Alamata, Ethiopia – Medical Outreach Report

October 12, 2018

This week we’re conducting two back-to-back Medical Outreaches in Ethiopia – one in Alamata and another in Jijiga. Late last week, the team of Outreach Partners met stateside and enjoyed getting to know one another over dinner at a nearby restaurant. After a good night’s sleep, they were off to Ethiopia. Everyone was excited to see what God had in store for them as they would serve the people of Alamata with much-needed medical care.

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Powers striving to annihilate Israel must be stopped

October 12, 2018

Russia retaliated against Israel and the U.S. last week in response to the deaths of 15 Russian airmen, who died when their aircraft was shot down the week prior. While Syrian forces destroyed the plane, Russia cast blame on Israel, citing Israel’s air strike in another part of Syria a short time before the incident. Russia’s action was to provide Syria with several S-300 surface-to-air missiles and start electronic jamming along the Syrian coast to hinder the operation of Israeli and Western...

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Serving the ‘Lost Tribes of Israel’

October 09, 2018

For more than 2,000 years, the world knew little about what happened to the “Lost Tribes of Israel.” In the past century, many have, seemingly, been “found” – and those still very much identify themselves as Jewish in the lands to which their ancestors migrated centuries ago. In 1998, Rabbi Jonathan Bernis, President and CEO of Jewish Voice Ministries International (JVMI), found them too. During a trip to Gondar, Ethiopia, he saw firsthand the poverty in which the Beta Israel Jewish people li...

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5 Ways to Pray for the “Lost Tribes of Israel”

October 08, 2018

The “Lost Tribes of Israel” have captivated biblical scholars, historians and rabbis for centuries. When Assyria invaded the Northern Kingdom of Israel in 722 B.C.E., roughly 80% of the Jewish population of ancient Israel disappeared from recorded history. While some members of the Northern Kingdom’s 10 tribes fled south to Judah, most were taken captive or dispersed to other nations where they assimilated into the various cultures. Due to persecution in their new lands, many of them hid thei...

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Trump Backs Two-State Solution to bring Peace to Israel

October 05, 2018

U.S. President Donald Trump described a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestinian issue as “best” for the first time in his presidency. But, he said, either a two-state or a one-state solution was “fine if it results in peace.” Trump made the remarks at the UN General Assembly (UNGA) this past week. It’s the only annual gathering of all 193 UN member nations. “I want to see if I can get a deal done so that people don’t get killed anymore,” Trump said. Qualifications for United Nation...

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10 Ways to Pray for Israel Today ‒ Day to Pray for the Peace of Jerusalem

October 01, 2018

Why Pray for Israel today? Among Israel’s most prominent supporters are Evangelical Believers. Still, much of the Church remains indifferent or even opposed to Israel today, unaware of important biblical truths about God’s chosen people and their own relationship to them. A vital part of the mission of Jewish Voice Ministries International is to educate the Church about God’s ongoing covenant with and plan for Israel. New Covenant faith in Yeshua (Jesus) is rooted in the Jewish faith of th...

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Simchat Torah – The Wonder of God’s Word

September 28, 2018

The almighty, all-powerful God of the universe has communicated to us. The One who created all things, loves us perfectly, and sent His Son Yeshua (Jesus) to bear the penalty for our sin, has spoken to us! We have a whole book of His words! Simchat Torah (SIM-khat TOR-ah) is a day set aside to celebrate this wonder. Simchat Torah means “joy of the Torah.” Each week throughout the year, Jewish people around the world read a weekly Scripture portion from the Torah, the first five books of th...

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Is water the key to Middle East peace?

September 28, 2018

Water is life. People can survive only three days without it. Clean water keeps humans and animals alike from contracting deadly waterborne diseases. We need clean water to grow, wash and transport healthy food. From the Sonoran Desert – where the Jewish Voice headquarters are located – to Africa’s Sahara and Israel’s Negev, this life-giving treasure is scarce and becoming more so. But now, water has opened a unique window of opportunity to bring peace to the Middle East. Israel Leads the ...

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Absolute proof for the existence of God

September 26, 2018

The story is told that King Frederick the Great of Prussia once asked his physician to give him proof for the existence of God. His physician replied, “Your Majesty, the continued existence of the Jews.” It’s true. The Jewish people are the most persecuted people in history. From the Book of Esther, down through all the centuries, there have been repeated attempts to destroy them. No other group has been so persecuted. Yet still the Jewish people miraculously survive. But the miracle...

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