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Britain Upholds Conviction for Holocaust Denial

March 13, 2019

‘Other anti-Semites should take note.’ The alarming swell of anti-Semitism and Holocaust denial in Europe received a blow this month when the British Crown Court reached a landmark decision to uphold the conviction of Alison Chabloz. Chabloz was convicted last May of violating Britain’s Communications Act of 2003. The law stipulates that it is a criminal offense to send a message on a public network “that is grossly offensive or of an indecent, obscene or menacing character.” A singe...

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Messianic Judaism Glossary: The Spring Feasts and Holidays

February 25, 2019

Messianic Judaism infuses Judaism with New Covenant faith in Yeshua (Jesus). Messianic Jews have placed their faith in Yeshua as God’s promised Messiah and continue to observe the celebrations, traditions and culture of their Jewish heritage. If you’re new to Messianic Judaism, you may be unfamiliar with some of the terms commonly used among Messianic Jews. The holidays, in particular, include many customs and Hebrew words you may not recognize. To help you, we’ve created this glossary of som...

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Historic Turning Point in Middle East Peace

February 22, 2019

Netanyahu and Arab leaders agree confronting Iran is key to Middle East peace Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with representatives of more than 60 countries last week at a summit co-sponsored by the U.S. and Poland. It was the first time an Israeli leader and senior Arab officials attended an international gathering centered on the Middle East since the 1991 Madrid peace conference, reported The Times of Israel. Speaking to reporters in Warsaw, Netanyahu called the meetings...

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"I hope my child lives"

February 21, 2019

For four long years, an Ethiopian boy named Ballet suffered from a distended abdomen, much like you see in famine victims. Malnutrition from a poor appetite meant he was often too exhausted for school or to help with chores. When Ballet was 9 years old, his father brought him to our Gondar Medical Clinic saying simply, "I hope my child lives." Our doctors examined Ballet and what they discovered will shock you. Watch the video below for the rest of this incredible story. Then learn how ...

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Prayer for Israel – March

February 20, 2019

March 1‒7 Prayer for Israel Israel Defense Forces (IDF) and Israel Air Forces (IAF) Military service is mandatory in Israel for both male and female citizens over 18. Manning checkpoints on borders between Israeli and Palestinian areas are among the typical military functions, and these are often the sites of violent terror attacks. God, thank You for the men and women in Israel’s armed forces. Please protect them as they guard the people and Land of Israel. Give them courage and disce...

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Will the U.S. Congress Follow Israel’s Successful Model?

February 15, 2019

Israel’s Defense Ministry began the final phase of its border fortification project along the Gaza border with an above-ground, 20-foot-high smart fence in late January. Building on the effectiveness of the Israel-Egypt fence, Israel has been fortifying its border with Gaza because of Hamas infiltration through terrorist tunnels and from the Mediterranean Sea. The fencing is similar to the successful fence on the Egyptian border, “but it has significant improvements and includes innovative ...

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Visit the Upper Room

February 13, 2019

You can imagine the disciples’ confusion – their glances around the room and the unspoken questions in their eyes. “What is He doing?” Yeshua (Jesus) had taken off His outer garment and wrapped a towel around His waist. He filled a basin with water, knelt before His disciples – and began washing their feet. How could this be? This was servants’ work. Yet here was their Rabbi, the Messiah of God, humbling Himself to serve them in one of the lowliest ways. After He finished, He explain...

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Medical Outreach in Ambo Meda, Ethiopia

February 12, 2019

God is opening doors. So much so, that “Open Doors” has become this year’s Global Outreach theme at Jewish Voice. One of the doors opening to us is in Ambo Meda, Ethiopia. We first learned of this area during last year’s Medical Outreach to Enfranz, Ethiopia, when several hundred people from Ambo Meda were bussed in to receive care at that Clinic. Our Global Outreach Director and others noted that the need for medical care among the people of Ambo Meda is even greater than that of neighboring ar...

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A Perfect Storm Building Against Jewish People

February 08, 2019

Anti-Semitism isn’t new to the U.S. But a recent Anti-Defamation League annual report says it’s rising at an unprecedented rate. “Data released in November and presented to the Knesset’s Immigration, Absorption and Diaspora Committee last week show a 67 percent increase in antisemitic incidents across the U.S.,” reported The Jerusalem Post in early January. The article further quoted FBI data showing that more than half of “anti-religion incidents” in the U.S. targeted Jewish people, despite ...

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New JVMI Bible Full of Exciting Features

February 07, 2019

“So faith comes from hearing, and hearing by the word of Messiah.” ―Romans 10:17 With many of today’s Bible translations, readers have no idea how much they’re missing. That’s why Jewish Voice Ministries International (JVMI) is pleased to introduce the new Jewish Voice TLV Bible. The Tree of Life Version (TLV) of the Bible is a ground-breaking translation in a Jewish-friendly voice – much like that of the Bible’s authors themselves. The Scriptures through a Jewish Lens During the cen...

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