An unprecedented event in the history of the modern state of Israel occurred this past December. For the second time, Israeli leaders failed to create a viable government and sent Israelis back to the polls for a third round of elections. Why did this happen, and what are the implications? To answer these questions, let’s take a minute to better understand the Israeli electoral process.
In my work as the President and CEO of Jewish Voice Ministries, I often get to teach and minister to people who have not yet had the privilege of traveling to the Holy Land.
At sunset on October 8th, Jewish people worldwide will observe the moad (appointed time) of Yom Kippur, or the Day of Atonement…
International travel can be daunting. There are bags to pack, planes to catch, long waits in remote airports, and the nerve wracking work of stepping into a culture that’s often so very different from our own.
Passover is the most important of all biblical Jewish holidays, commemorating the Exodus – God’s miraculous rescue of the Israelites from slavery in Egypt. This year, Passover starts on the evening of Friday, April 19, and ends on the evening of Saturday, April 27.
As we launch this new year of ministry, I’m encouraged by the fact that God is still on the throne. He is still in control. He is watching over and caring for His people!
People who live in Israel never know when an attack is going to come. They have to be ready all the time. Since 2001, more than 26,000 rockets have been fired into Israel from Palestinian territory – 26,035 of them to be exact. That works out to just a little over four rockets every day for 17 1/2 years.
One of the important areas of focus for Jewish Voice Ministries is helping non-Jewish Believers in Yeshua (Jesus) better understand the Jewish roots of our faith.
One of the questions Believers ask often is, Can I play a role in God’s End Times plan?
Josef Schuster, leader of Germany’s largest Jewish organization, recently urged Jews not to wear kippas in Berlin’s public spaces. He suggested, instead, to wear baseball caps. “It’s become just too dangerous,” he explained (Associated Press).