JEWISH VOICE BLOG

Britain reeling from second terror attack in two weeks

June 09, 2017

Radical Muslim terrorists brought carnage to the streets of Britain for the second time in as many weeks, killing 8 people, one of whom was only discovered Tuesday, and critically injuring 21 on Saturday night. Three terrorists launched their attack by using a rented van to mow down pedestrians crossing the famous London Bridge, then continued the rampage by stabbing partygoers at pubs in the Borough Market district. At least 48 people were taken to five London hospitals. Witnesses say t...

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13 things you may not know about Ethiopia

June 08, 2017

In my experience, very few people in the West know what an amazing and historic country Ethiopia is — or why we should care about the Ethiopian people. For example: The oldest evidence of modern humans was found in Ethiopia. It’s believed these early people migrated from Ethiopia to the Middle East and beyond. Ethiopia’s ancient script, known as Ge’ez, is perhaps the oldest alphabet still in use in the world. Tradition has it that the biblical Queen of Sheba was from Ethiopia....

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JVMI 50th Anniversary: Jewish Voice Ministries International

June 06, 2017

When Louis Kaplan, founder of Jewish Voice Broadcasts (JVB), passed away in 1999, Jonathan Bernis –founder of Hear O’ Israel Ministries – was already serving as JVB’s board-elected Executive Director. The two ministries operated side-by-side through the year 2000, but it was evident that with the same ministry focus, the time had come to merge them. It’s Official Birthed from the visions of two men, the labors of many faithful individuals, and most importantly, the assured calling of God, ...

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Egyptian Believers In The Crosshairs

June 02, 2017

Innocent Believers in Yeshua (Jesus) have been targeted by ISIS in yet another shocking massacre in the Middle East. This time, the radical Islamic terror group attacked buses carrying Coptic Christians in the Minya region of Egypt, south of Cairo. Twenty-nine people were murdered, including children. And more than 20 others were injured, some critically. Last Friday’s attack is the latest deadly assault on Coptic Christians in the Middle East’s most populous country. In an attempt to h...

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God still loves and has a plan for the Jewish people

May 30, 2017

This year — 2017 — is in many ways a critical time for Jewish people and the nation of Israel. June 7 marks the 50th anniversary of the recapture of the Old City of Jerusalem by Jewish military forces in the 1967 Six-Day War — the first time the Holy City of God had been completely in Jewish hands in almost 2,000 years. 2017 also is being celebrated as a 50th Jubilee Year in Jerusalem. And it happens to be the 50th anniversary of the US founding of Jewish Voice Ministries International. ...

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50 year anniversaries - Jerusalem and JVMI

May 26, 2017

May 24, marked the 50th anniversary of the historic reunification of Jerusalem and the establishment of Israeli control over what is known as the Old City. Located in East Jerusalem, the Old City is home to many sacred sites that hold deep significance for Jewish people and Messianic Believers. Ceremonies and festivities across the Jewish state and worldwide commemorated the reunification, what it means, and why it’s important. Jerusalem Day has special meaning for Jews living in Israel...

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Shavuot – God Gives

May 25, 2017

Shavuot – God Gives Shavuot (shah-voo-ote) is one of the seven biblically mandated feasts of Israel. There is to be a holy gathering and no regular work on this day. It is one of the three pilgrimage feasts commanded by God in Deuteronomy 16:16 in which all Jewish men were required to travel to Jerusalem to present their sacrifices to the priests for taking before the Lord. Several names Shavuot, the Feast of Weeks, First Fruits, Harvest Feast, Pentecost. The Jewish holiday th...

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A Critical Time for Jewish People and the Nation of Israel

May 24, 2017

This year — 2017 — is in many ways a critical time for Jewish people and the nation of Israel. June 7 marks the 50th anniversary of the recapture of the Old City of Jerusalem by Jewish military forces in the 1967 Six-Day War — the first time the Holy City of God had been completely in Jewish hands in almost 2,000 years. 2017 also is being celebrated as a 50th Jubilee Year in Jerusalem. And it happens to be the 50th anniversary of the US founding of Jewish Voice Ministries International. ...

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Jerusalem Day – She Was There

May 22, 2017

Chira had no idea her love for the Jewish people would land her smack in the middle of the Six-Day War in Jerusalem. As a new Believer, she had discovered God’s covenant love for the Jewish people, and they quickly secured a treasured place in her heart as well. She left her native Finland to work at a Finnish boarding school in Jerusalem. Though bomb shelters and safe rooms had been required by law for every building in Israel since 1951, Chira probably never imagined herself scrambling into o...

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Encouraging News out of the Middle East

May 18, 2017

There’s encouraging news out of the Middle East this week. As a friend of Jewish Voice Ministries, you’ll want to know what’s going on, I’m sure. Here’s the latest… Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz has invited Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas, Jordan’s King Abdullah, and other Muslim leaders to join his meeting with President Trump in Riyadh this weekend. Abbas has reportedly agreed to attend. The meeting is now shaping up to be a sort of Middle East summit ...

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