JEWISH VOICE BLOG

Ukraine: Potential Nuclear Accident Is Cause for Grave Concern

August 12, 2022

THIS WEEK’S GLOBAL UPDATE A Note from Jonathan Bernis Shalom, my friend! Peace is heavy on my heart. The peace of Jerusalem – after a barrage of recent rocket fire and violence. Peace for those who are still affected by the ongoing war in Ukraine. And peace for the Jewish people around the world…that can only come from the Gospel of Yeshua (Jesus). I pray that you have peace in your own heart and mind as we continue to navigate global conflict and uncertainty. While the Scripture...

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Prayer Points: See how your prayers made a difference in Mberengwa

August 10, 2022

We love knowing that you pray for our Outreaches, and we love sharing the praises with you after they‘re finished. We are hearing great things about the recent Mberengwa, Zimbabwe Medical Outreach. There was something special about this opportunity that our team and partners shared together. Read on for updates, praises and the resulting requests. Medical Outreach There were 121 people who prayed to receive Yeshua (Jesus), and almost half of them were from among the Lemba Jewish people....

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Ukraine, Russia sign export deal

July 28, 2022

THIS WEEK’S GLOBAL UPDATE A Note from Jonathan Bernis Shalom, my friend! In light of the global conflicts facing our world, including violence, terror and uncertainty, it would be easy to give in to the darkness and fear. But let me encourage you: no matter what you’re facing or what you may feel inside, “be strong” and “take heart.” And the only way to do these . . . is to place all your desires, circumstances and hopes in God’s hands. Lean upon the Scriptures that say, “Be ...

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Prayer Points: Would you pray for Messianic Jewish congregational leaders?

July 27, 2022

We love reaching out in Africa, and our week-long Medical Clinics are only the beginning. We are so grateful for the diverse opportunities the Lord has opened for us to ensure that those who come to Him experience rich and full lives as Believers in Yeshua the Messiah. That’s why we nurture our relationships with the Messianic Jewish congregations and their leaders in Zimbabwe and Ethiopia. Two of the most significant ways we do this are through Messianic Leadership Training times and Congreg...

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Potential Russian endgame in Ukraine

July 14, 2022

THIS WEEK'S GLOBAL UPDATE A Note From Jonathan Bernis: Shalom, my friend! As I write to you today, I’m reminded that God promises to be close at hand with strength and peace, no matter what His people are facing. “The LORD gives strength to His people; the LORD blesses His people with peace.” Psalm 29:11 (NIV) I find tremendous comfort and hope in these words that have been ultimately realized in the coming of His Son, Yeshua (Jesus), the Messiah. There’s no greater comfort, pe...

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Prayer Points: Thank you for your prayers

July 13, 2022

We want to remind you to pray for our Mberengwa, Zimbabwe, Outreach, concluding soon. But first, we have some amazing praises from our Gambela, Ethiopia, Outreach from a few weeks ago. There are so many stories of how the Lord was active and present in Gambela, and we thank you for your prayers that contributed significantly. Let’s truly lift our praises to the Lord! He has done great and unexpected things (Jeremiah 33:3). PRAISE THE LORD: Messianic leaders and groups from three di...

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Ukrainian troops withdrawing from key city and what it means

July 01, 2022

THIS WEEK’S GLOBAL UPDATE A Note From Jonathan Bernis Shalom, my friend! No matter what you may be facing today – overwhelming burden, a personal crisis or even a challenging decision in the midst of uncertainty – cry out to God for help. One of the greatest comforts we have is that God hears the cries of His people. And that He is in control of every situation. God wants you to call on Him. He’s eager to hear from you and to accomplish His will and purposes in your life. A...

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Prayer Points: We’re going back to where it started

June 22, 2022

This year, and this next Outreach, mark a significant milestone for Jewish Voice Ministries. We hope you will both celebrate and pray with us. Ten years ago, we held our first Zimbabwe Outreach in the very location we’re heading to next – Mberengwa. Since then, more than 17,900 Zimbabweans have professed Jesus as Messiah during Jewish Voice Medical Outreaches. More than 178,000 have received medical care, and more than 150 congregations have formed. Would you help us raise an “Ebenezer st...

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Ukraine fights for "every meter"

June 17, 2022

A Note From Jonathan Bernis: Shalom, my friend! As I write to you now, my heart is turned towards the declaration of the Psalmist: “From the LORD comes deliverance. May Your blessing be on Your people” (Psalm 3:8 NIV). There’s so much difficulty and uncertainty in the world today. That’s why I’m clinging to this critical truth from the Scriptures as I continue to pray for God’s deliverance in Ukraine, His will to be done with regards to Iran and for peace in Israel and among the Jewi...

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Gil Kaplan – At Home with the Lord

June 13, 2022

Profound. Mature. Thorough and challenging. Those words describe the faithful and diligent teaching of Gil Kaplan. Perhaps even more moving are the words used to recount the nature of this man of truth: Humble. Genuine. Encouraging. The Jewish Voice family and Messianic Jewish community are saddened by the loss of a dedicated teacher of God’s Word. Gil Kaplan passed away on June 11, 2022. Gil, the son of Jewish Voice founder Louis Kaplan, grew up in ministry. Their family musical group tr...

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