JEWISH VOICE BLOG

Israel’s historic diplomatic announcement

August 04, 2021

“I will bless those who bless you [Israel] . . .” Genesis 12:3 (NIV) Shalom, my friend. Thank you for your love and compassion for Israel and the Jewish people. I’m so grateful that you are willing to stand with her through your ongoing prayers and financial support. And I pray God’s richest blessing on you for your faithfulness for His people. As you pray please keep in mind the news from Israel: new COVID-19 rules and restrictions, two historic diplomatic announcements in Israel,...

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Elul: Preparing Your Heart for the Fall Feasts

August 03, 2021

What is Elul? Elul is a month on the Jewish calendar preceding the High Holy Days of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. These holidays are about repentance and right standing with the Holy God of Israel, and one doesn’t enter such a season lightly. Engaging well with the Lord on these matters requires preparation. That’s how Jewish people and Messianic Jews spend the Hebrew month of Elul. Elul sits on the calendar between the time of year when Israel committed two of her great sins against the Lor...

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Ben & Jerry’s boycott?

July 29, 2021

“The Lord is good, a refuge in times of trouble. He cares for those who trust in him.” Nahum 1:7(NIV) Shalom, my friend. We know how much God cares for us. It is such a blessing to know how much you care for Israel and the Jewish people. I am grateful that you stand strong in your support and desire to know what is going on in Israel so you can pray for her people and even speak out on their behalf. This week’s news stories include responses to the boycott announcement by Ben & ...

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Israel restricts travel to fight Delta variant

July 22, 2021

“The Lord is my strength and my defense; he has become my salvation. He is my God, and I will praise him, my father’s God, and I will exalt him.” Isaiah 12:2 (NIV) Shalom, my friend. I thank God and praise Him for you and your partnership. Knowing how much you support and care for Israel and her people means a great deal to me. As you read through this week’s news stories, I encourage you to be praying for the Jewish people and everything they are facing – whether it be diplomatic ...

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From Ethiopia to Israel – a redemption story

July 21, 2021

Your support of Jewish Voice helped save Hermela’s life. Let me share her story so you can see how you’re making a difference for Jewish people in need. Hermela is from Ethiopia. Unable to find work in her home country that would enable her to support her family, Hermela waited at the border hoping to find a job in another country. Unfortunately, this was a dangerous area. Members of local tribes often prey upon people here — a sort of “no man’s land.” Kidnappers captured Hermela and broug...

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Prayer Points: Praise the Lord and pray along with us!

July 21, 2021

During our recent Outreach to Dawro, Ethiopia, our staff back at headquarters received some captivating photos from the field. They were of the Zehra Kids Program that took place at the Medical Clinic. Joy was evident from the children as well as joy on on the faces of the parents as they joined in the creativity and fun. We were so excited to see what was taking place and then hear a report after our team’s return. Zehra Kids Program was a great success for both the children and community. ...

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Good News - Quarter 3, 2021

July 16, 2021

You can join this unprecedented journey to reach the remaining “Lost Tribes of Israel” "For I am not ashamed of the Gospel, because it is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes: first to the Jew, then to the Gentile.” Romans 1:16 (NIV) Millions of Jewish people have yet to hear the Good News You can play a key role in reaching the remaining “Lost Tribes of Israel” around the world God has put on our hearts the vision to take the Good News to all of the r...

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Israel rolling out with third vaccine dose

July 14, 2021

“Surely God is my salvation; I will trust and not be afraid. The Lord, the Lord himself, is my strength and my defense, he has become my salvation.” Isaiah 12:2 (NIV) Shalom, my friend. Thank you for being committed and sharing my love for Israel and the Jewish people. You are concerned about what is happening in Israel and that’s why I’m glad to be writing to you with the most recent news updates and prayer requests for this week. COVID-19 is again making the headlines in Israel ...

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Prayer Points: Plans have changed

July 13, 2021

Changing circumstances in the countries where we serve require continual adaptation as we follow the Lord’s leading toward accomplishing His purposes. Due to such changes, we are unable to conduct a Medical Outreach this month. One thing that does not change is our need and gratitude for your prayers. We would like to enlist your prayers now as we continue to seek the Lord regarding where He would have us reach out next: in which nations and particular locations and to which people groups. To...

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Not on his watch

July 08, 2021

“You will know the truth, and the truth will set you free!” John 8:32 (TLV) Shalom, my friend. What a joy it is for me to connect with you each week and share important news about Israel and her people. Knowing you also care deeply for the Jewish people means so much to me. For those of us in the United States, we just celebrated our country’s independence – our freedom. But for Believers, we know true freedom is found only in knowing Jesus as our Messiah. He is the Truth and He...

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