Celebrating Jerusalem!

May 10, 2018

Great is Adonai, and greatly to be praised in the city of our God – His holy mountain. A beautiful height–the joy of the whole earth—–Mount Zion, on the northern side of the city of the great King. ―Psalm 48:3 TLV Jerusalem: It’s where David purchased the threshing floor of Araunah the Jebusite to build an altar according to God’s commandment (2 Samuel 24:18–25). On that very site, David’s son Solomon built the First Temple (2 Chronicles 3:1) and, after it was destroyed, God used Cyr...

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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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UN Ambassador slams P.A. President's "hate-filled" speech

February 02, 2018

In a United Nations Security Council address late last week, UN Ambassador Nikki Haley slammed Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas for what she called his “hate-filled” speech in January and attempting an “end run” around peace negotiations. What he effectively did was to end years of progress toward peace. Her heated comeback, as reported by The Jerusalem Post, follows President Donald Trump’s warning that the U.S. will cut aid to Palestinians if they don’t resume peace talks with ...

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Just when you thought it was safe . . .

August 04, 2017

Police kicked off a third week of unrest in Israel with the arrest of 33 men, including seven minors. The suspects are accused of having key roles in last week’s violent demonstrations against Israeli security measures at the Temple Mount in Jerusalem’s Old City, The Times of Israel reported. The rioters were demonstrating against the installation of metal detectors at the site by Israel to enhance security. The measures were added in response to a July 14 terror attack, when three Arab-Israe...

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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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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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Is Peace Possible?

May 03, 2017

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said last week that if the Palestinians truly desire peace with Israel, they must first “come clean” and stop “rewarding terrorism.” In an interview on Fox News Channel, Netanyahu claimed the Palestinian Authority has spent much of the financial aid it receives from the United States paying terrorists and their families at the expense of the American taxpayer. “I think the first test of peace is to say to them, ‘Hey, you want peace? Prove it. Confr...

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JVMI 50th Anniversary: Meeting, Partnering, and Merging

May 02, 2017

In the mid-1990s, Jonathan Bernis conducted multiple festivals each year throughout Eastern Europe. Louis and Chira Kaplan were encouraged by the fruit his ministry, Hear O’ Israel Ministries (HOIM), was bearing for the Lord. Soon, Jonathan became a repeat guest on Jewish Voice Broadcasts’ television and radio programs. In August of 1996, Chira traveled to HOIM’s festival in Kishinev, Moldova to interview Messianic Believers, and she discussed with Jonathan the like-mindedness of the two...

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