JEWISH VOICE BLOG

Unbridled Anti-Semitism

November 06, 2018

The Nazis called them “demonstrations.” But Kristallnacht, “the night of broken glass,” was far more than simple protests; it was a nationwide spate of violent, unbridled anti-Semitism. On November 9 and 10 in 1938, across Germany and in other territories controlled by Hitler’s regime, an estimated 7,500 Jewish-owned businesses were vandalized and looted. Nazi soldiers and Hitler Youth invaded Jewish homes, intimidated and assaulted families, and murdered Jewish men and women who would not co...

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Do You Have a Last Will and Testament?

November 06, 2018

Do You Have a Last Will and Testament? If you were to die tomorrow, would you want the government to decide how to allocate your estate? That’s what happens without a will or trust. You’ve made thoughtful choices throughout your life concerning finances. You’ve worked hard to grow and protect the assets God has given you. We’re confident you’d also prefer to decide what happens to them when you’re gone. None of us knows when our last day on Earth will be. That’s why it’s so important...

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JVMI Ministering in Israel Today

November 05, 2018

Jewish Voice Ministries International (JVMI) is honored to work with more than 60 ministry partners in Israel today. These “partners on the ground” reach deeply into communities throughout Israel offering practical aid, spiritual guidance and the Good News that Yeshua (Jesus) is the long-awaited Jewish Messiah. “People don’t care what you know until they know that you care,” says JVMI CEO Rabbi Jonathan Bernis. And it’s true. When someone is enduring a difficult, painful time, it’s hard for t...

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You can help 'Vanquish the Forces of Hate'

November 02, 2018

Last Saturday’s massacre in Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life Synagogue did more than kill 11 innocent people and injure six more. It represented the unavoidable truth that no country – including the U.S. – is immune to the global rising tide of anti-Semitism. Like a volcano that smokes and sputters in the days before it spews its scorching lava, Robert Bowers was but another symptom of the simmering hate in our country as he yelled, “All Jews must die.” It’s up to you and me, my friend, to cool t...

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Limited Time: Double YOUR GIFT to reach more Jewish people

October 31, 2018

I’m writing with wonderful news about how you can share help, healing and hope with even more Jewish people. Thanks to a $150,000 matching gift provided by several supporters, whatever you give now will be DOUBLED! You read that right. Your gift by Friday, November 30, will be matched – dollar for dollar – to reach TWICE as many Jewish people with physical healing AND the opportunity to know the hope of Yeshua (Jesus). When you give, you’ll not only bring physical healing to Jewish peop...

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A peek inside our prayer closet ...

October 31, 2018

Several weeks ago our staff here at Jewish Voice Ministries International participated in a ministry-wide week of prayer and fasting. We have done this twice annually for the last couple of years. It has been a powerful experience, both concerning what the Lord does in our own hearts as well as in us as a ministry. This time was no exception. Although the work of ministry continues during these special weeks, the work of prayer increases as we have worship and prayer times available every hou...

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A Response to the Massacre at Tree of Life Synagogue

October 29, 2018

This past Saturday, in the middle of a circumcision ceremony in a Shabbat worship Service, an armed gunman entered Etz Chaim Tree of Life Jewish Synagogue, shouting hateful slurs, and proceeded to murder eleven congregants in the deadliest attack in American Jewish history. The gunman, Robert Bowers, told authorities while being taken away in custody: “I just want to kill Jews.” We at Jewish Voice mourn the loss of our Jewish brethren and stand in solidarity with the Jewish community wo...

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Israel uses technology to bless beyond its borders

October 26, 2018

Despite a rise in global anti-Semitism and anti-Israel resolutions originating from the United Nations and international courts, the world last week received a reminder of how God continues to bless Israel and all who bless her. The planet’s most advanced cardiac hospital opened in Jerusalem, offering care to persons of all races, religions, and backgrounds. I will bless those who bless you, and whoever curses you I will curse; and all peoples on earth will be blessed through you. – ...

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Eyes of Violet: A Mudanda, Zimbabwe, Story

October 25, 2018

“Wear your purple shirt today.” It wasn’t an audible voice Rachel Benson heard that morning in Mudanda, Zimbabwe. She heard it in her spirit. Since Rachel isn’t one to draw attention to herself, most everything she brought on the Jewish Voice Ministries International (JVMI) Medical Outreach was in subdued tones, blacks and khakis – except for the purple t-shirt with two words in sparkling rhinestone script across the front. A mentor friend had encouraged her to bring it along. In her tent ...

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See how YOUR partnership has transformed lives!

October 23, 2018

When you bless God’s people, you’ll be blessed in return! You provided lifesaving treatment for an Ethiopian Jewish boy. Here’s what happened … You can imagine … desperation can drive sick and injured people to do just about anything to get treatment. And desperate certainly describes many of the Jewish people (and their neighbors) we care for at our Medical Clinics. Sadly, many struggle mightily just to survive in the most poverty-stricken lands of Africa. They often have no access...

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