President Rivlin: Israel facing “troubled times”

December 12, 2019

“Do not weep! See, the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the Root of David, has triumphed” (Revelation 5:5 NIV) ISRAEL HURLING TOWARDS UNPRECEDENTED THIRD VOTE Last week, Israel’s President, Reuven Rivlin, lamented that the days ahead for Israel will be a “troubled time.” Amidst the constant threat of Iran encroaching on her borders, as well as other radicalized Islamic terror organizations, Israel remains in a political deadlock. Unity continues to remain out of reach. Compromise doe...

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We have the opportunity to intercede for these global Messianic leaders

November 19, 2019

This week, Jewish Voice is hosting a very special conference for Messianic Jewish leaders. Many are coming from across the United States while others are from such diverse locations as Israel, Russia, Australia and the Netherlands. We have the opportunity to intercede for these global Messianic leaders, both this week and beyond. As we do, the impact of our prayers will extend to their families, neighbors and communities, including Jewish people who don’t yet know Yeshua as their Messiah. Wil...

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Areas within Israel still smoking and battered by violent protests

July 12, 2019

Violent protests erupt throughout Israel after officer fatally shoots an Ethiopian-Israeli youth Reeling from the tragic loss of Solomon Tekah, a young Israeli man of Ethiopian descent, thousands within the Ethiopian-Jewish community took to the streets across the country to protest police brutality, which is a long-standing conflict in Israel. Tekah was shot and killed by an off-duty police officer early last week. Reports aren’t clear on what actually happened. The off-duty officer who f...

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Pray for the ministry and work being done in Israel

June 27, 2019

Jewish Voice Ministries International (JVMI) is passionate about seeing Jewish people around the world touched by the love and Good News of Yeshua (Jesus). And of course, this includes those living in the Land of Israel. We know that we can multiply our own work in Israel by coming alongside trusted Messianic ministries there. In fact, JVMI supports more than 70 carefully vetted Messianic organizations and congregations that reach out with truth and compassion to Jewish people and their neighbor...

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Déjà vu: Palestinians protest new peace plan

June 01, 2019

Palestinian Authority Poised to Reject President Trump's Peace Plan Before It's Unveiled Next Month With Memorial Day earlier this week in the United States, and the hearts and prayers of many Americans turned towards the soldiers and families who have given so much – even their lives – I can’t help but be reminded of the cost of peace. And it’s in this spirit that I’m writing to you today with our Middle East Update. Amidst the violence unleashed this month along Israel’s southern bor...

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Prayer for Israel – June

May 22, 2019

June 1‒7 Prayer for Israel Yom Yerushalayim - Jerusalem Day Jerusalem Day (beginning at sundown June 2) celebrates the reunification of Jerusalem under Israeli control. Prior to the Six-Day War in 1967, Jordan controlled East Jerusalem containing the Old City and the Temple Mount. When Jordan attacked, wanting to seize West Jerusalem as well, Israel defended and won the eastern portion of the city. It was a brief but fierce war in which 777 Israelis lost their lives and thousands more were...

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Prayer for Israel – April

April 01, 2019

April 1‒7 Prayer for Israel Israel’s Children Children are among the most vulnerable in any society, and we know that they are precious to God. Lord, we lift up Israel’s children to You and ask that You watch over them. Protect them – body, mind and heart. Keep them from violence and abuse, hunger and homelessness. Guard them against the temptations of this world. Keep them free from falling prey to harmful activities and associations. Provide the nurturing that each one needs. Ma...

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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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Prayer for Israel – February

January 30, 2019

February 1‒7 Prayer for Israel Believers in Israel Of Israel’s 8.5 million people, only about 2 percent are Believers in Yeshua (Jesus). Approximately 20,000 of those are Messianic Jews (Jewish Believers in Yeshua). Gentile Believers in Israel are frequently viewed there as dangerous missionaries, while Messianic Jews are often believed to have betrayed their Jewish faith. It can be challenging. Lord, please strengthen the Body of Messiah in Israel. Encourage these Believers – both Mess...

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Prayer for Israel – January

January 11, 2019

The Bible compels us to pray for Israel. Psalm 122:6 instructs us to pray for the peace of Jerusalem. Genesis 12:3 reveals God’s desire to bless those who bless Abraham and his people after him. Yeshua (Jesus) wept over Jerusalem proclaiming how He longed to gather her to Himself (Matthew 23:37). The apostle Paul so passionately desired that his Jewish brethren receive Yeshua’s Good News that he was willing to wish himself accursed in exchange (Romans 9:1‒5). These Scriptures and more effective...

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