JEWISH VOICE BLOG

We are so grateful for your support!

December 22, 2020

We are so grateful for your support and feel blessed to have you as part of the Jewish Voice family. Please watch this special message of thanks from Jonathan Bernis, President and CEO of Jewish Voice Ministries, and Ezra Benjamin, Vice President of Global Ministry Affairs. May the Lord richly bless you in the coming year!

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God made the way

December 22, 2020

There’s nothing like a global pandemic to disrupt the best-made plans. We had scheduled four Medical Outreaches for 2020. Our first was cut short by local opposition, and then, coronavirus struck. Throughout the months of travel restrictions, we turned our focus more to the Israel ministries that your gifts to Jewish Voice support, helping them address the increased ministry demands there. With your help, we were also determined to do what we could in Africa amid COVID’s complicating fac...

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YOU can make a difference!

December 18, 2020

With just two weeks left in 2020, I’m praying you are able to reply right away. It’s been quite a year, but God has carried us through the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic and quarantine. He has brought blessings — including historic peace deals for Israel with Arab countries. And I believe in all that is happening, God is showing us the End Times are near. I feel greater urgency to fulfill our vision “to transform lives and see all Israel saved.” Please partner with us one last time...

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Give the gift that gives back

December 18, 2020

This holiday season, when you shop the Jewish Voice gift catalog, you provide Jewish people and their neighbors with gifts that make a radical difference in their lives. And that gives YOU an incredible feeling of knowing you’re the reason why someone’s life was transformed. You can give that kind of life-transforming gift to a Jewish child, woman or man right now. You can even give a gift in honor of a loved one. You’ll be able to print and fill out a special card you can present to th...

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The latest country to normalize ties with Israel is...

December 17, 2020

“The people walking in darkness will see a great light. Upon those dwelling in the land of the shadow of death,     light will shine.” (Isaiah 9:1 TLV) As Chanukah comes to a close, I pray you have had moments to celebrate the miracle of light that is our promised Messiah. It’s so good to focus on God and His blessings in our lives. Whether you celebrate Chanukah or Christmas, I hope this special season sets your heart and mind on our Messiah and all He has done for us. N...

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Chanukah Night 8: Rededication – Living Out Our Faith

December 17, 2020

On this eighth night of Chanukah, we reflect on rededication in a way that calls us to live out our faith in the Lord in such a way that serves others and glorifies Him. Messianic Jewish Chanukah Blessings Place eight candles in the chanukiah tonight, setting them in the holders from right to left. As you light the Shamash, or Servant Candle, recite the Messianic Jewish Chanukah blessings: Blessed are You, LORD, our God, King of the universe, who has sanctified us with Your commandmen...

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Chanukah Night 7: Rededication – Faith and Trust

December 16, 2020

On this seventh night of Chanukah, we look back at the eagerness with which the Jewish people longed to rededicate the Temple after its defilement, and we consider this holiday’s invitation to rededicate our lives to the Lord. Messianic Jewish Chanukah Blessings Place seven candles in the chanukiah tonight, setting them in the holders from right to left. As you light the Shamash, or Servant Candle, recite the Messianic Jewish Chanukah blessings: Blessed are You, LORD, our God, King of...

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Christmas and Chanukah: The Questions You’ve Always Had

December 15, 2020

It’s “the most wonderful time of year,” and both Christians and Jewish people enjoy the winter holiday season. This episode of A Jew and A Gentile Discuss is informative, personal and oh-so relevant. And we can almost guarantee that you’ll be surprised at some of the things you’ll learn. Carly and Ezra ask each other about their holiday impressions, understandings and traditions growing up and how things changed after coming to faith in Jesus as the Messiah. Then, Carly digs deeper to underst...

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Chanukah Night 6: Eyes to See the Miraculous

December 15, 2020

On this sixth night of Chanukah, we consider the everyday miraculous gifts the Lord provides. Messianic Jewish Chanukah Blessings Place six candles in the chanukiah tonight, setting them in the holders from right to left. As you light the Shamash, or Servant Candle, recite the Messianic Jewish Chanukah blessings: Blessed are You, LORD, our God, King of the universe, who has sanctified us with Your commandments and has given us Yeshua the Messiah, the Light of the World. Blessed are...

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Chanukah Night 5: God of Miracles

December 14, 2020

On this fifth night of Chanukah, we rejoice in our miracle-working Lord. Messianic Jewish Chanukah Blessings Place five candles in the chanukiah tonight, setting them in the holders from right to left. As you light the Shamash, or Servant Candle, recite the Messianic Jewish Chanukah blessings: Blessed are You, LORD, our God, King of the universe, who has sanctified us with Your commandments and has given us Yeshua the Messiah, the Light of the World. Blessed are You, LORD, our God,...

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