JEWISH VOICE BLOG

Your Partnership Saves Lives!

April 24, 2018

Saving lives, now and forever – thanks to your partnership! In impoverished Jewish communities the world over, your gifts provide people with clean, safe, life-giving water. Everyone needs water to live. In some parts of the world, people (usually women) must walk for hours each day to collect water for their families. In our work in developing countries the world over, we regularly see that many Jewish communities do not have access to clean water. In remote areas where we’ve ...

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Israel’s Increasing Military Threat From Iran

April 20, 2018

It’s hard to imagine things getting worse between Iran and Israel, but they did. Last week, in fact. Let’s step back and remember how we got where we are. Before Iran dubbed Israel “The Little Satan,” the country shared a friendly relationship with Israel. Iran was the first Islam-majority nation to recognize Israel. Iran and Israel developed military technology together. But that was in the 1950s, when pro-Western leadership ruled Iran. Things slid downhill after the 1979 Iranian Revo...

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Israel needs your support now to protect its peace, security and even its right to exist!

April 17, 2018

I’m writing to ask you to stand with the State of Israel as it faces incredible pressure from all sides. The issue I want to bring you is absolutely critical for the Jewish people,and for every follower of Yeshua (Jesus). Please let me explain … In May 1948, the Jewish State of Israel was officially created. But the 70 years since have been a long struggle. Surrounded by enemies dedicated to its destruction, Israel has miraculously survived against all odds. Most recently, the opposition t...

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Yom HaZikaron and Yom HaAtzmaut

April 16, 2018

Before Israel rejoices, she mourns. Before she celebrates her independence, she honors those who died protecting it. Yom HaZikaron (Yohm Hah-Zee-kah-ROHN) is Israel’s Memorial Day. It falls the day before Israelis celebrate their independence on Yom HaAtzmaut (Yohm Hah-AHTZ-mah-oot). The deliberate pairing of these two holidays side-by-side highlights the fact reality that the freedom of Israel today rests squarely on the sacrifices of those who fought to defend her existence and protect her...

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March of the Nations in Israel

April 13, 2018

The March of the Nations plus Conference on May 13 – 15, 2018 will take place on a historic date: the 70th Anniversary of the Founding of the State of Israel. Thousands of Christians from all nations will come to Jerusalem for a special conference. Together with Israelis from all spheres of society, they will walk from the Knesset to Mt. Zion: They honor Holocaust survivors, demonstrate publicly that the nations stand side by side with Israel and say “No!” to anti-Semitism! Will we see you th...

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A Step Toward Lasting Peace?

April 13, 2018

At sundown on April 18, Israel will begin celebrating its 70th Independence Day. But Saudi Arabia’s crown prince gave the Jewish people an early gift this year. In an article published in the Atlantic on Monday, April 2, Mohammed bin Salman (also known as MBS) affirmed the Jewish people’s right to their own state. “I believe that each people, anywhere, has a right to live in their peaceful nation,” said MBS in an interview with the Atlantic’s Jeffrey Goldberg. “I believe the Palesti...

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Surviving One of the Holocaust’s Worst Pogroms

April 10, 2018

Night was setting in. Henry Solomon was surrounded by dead and dying Jewish people as he huddled against the back wall of the police station courtyard in Iasi (pronounced Yash), Romania. He – and those around him – had been told to report in to exchange their identification cards for new ones. But when they arrived, they encountered a very different scenario. What Henry found instead when he entered that courtyard was one of the most gruesome pogroms of the Holocaust. It had been planned for ...

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LORD, Move in Chitsungo!

April 10, 2018

The Shona word chitsungo means "motion," and as we head to Chitsungo, Zimbabwe, we are praying for motion – the kind of movement that can only come from the Lord. Join us as we pray for a mighty move of God in this rural area which is a brand-new location for one of our Medical Outreaches. We had hoped to minister to the people of Chitsungo in 2017 but the roads proved too difficult at that time. Now, the way is clear for us to serve the people of Chitsungo, and we are ready to get things mov...

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Messianic Jewish Passover Devotional – Day 8

April 06, 2018

Remembering God’s Provision In the midst of a trial, it’s not always easy to see how God is providing and sustaining us. But afterward, when we’re out of the line of fire, many times we can recognize God’s hand turning events in our favor, protecting us and keeping us afloat. The Israelites wandered in the wilderness for 40 years. They were more than a million strong as a people. In a desolate landscape, God gave daily food and water to their throng – for four decades. In the book of Deute...

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Israel’s Unit 8200 Takes on Global Terrorism

April 05, 2018

In biblical times, communities appointed watchmen to guard the city against impending danger, whether it was thieves trying to make off with a town’s food supply or invading armies seeking to overthrow a kingdom. God has assigned a similar Israeli group today to safeguard the global community against terrorism. Staffed by young cyber experts, Unit 8200 is the largest arm of Israel’s military. According to the British think tank, Royal United Services Institute for Defense and Security...

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