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November 12, 2012 by  
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Tweet (A view of modern day Yerushalayim) A late autumn sun shone through the dark clouds hanging over Yerushalayim. Rain had come to the land of Y’hudah, softening the hard packed dirt. People were out and about, taking care of life’s demands, unaware that the very Author of Life was in their midst. Through the more »

Yom Kippur…Forgiveness

September 25, 2012 by  
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Tweet   Tonight, at sundown, (Tishri 9 or September 25, 2012) Israelis will humble themselves before God in prayer, fasting and abstaining from any kind of work or personal pleasure. All forms of entertainment shut down, restaurants and businesses close. It is the highest Holy Day of Israel, Yom Kippur, and the nation of Israel more »

Israel~Taking Back Her God-Given Land

Tweet Things are heating up in the Mid-East as Syria moves its scud launchers close to Israeli and Turkish borders. This is a key strategy that could result in fulfilling the Isaiah 17:1-3 prophecy about Damascus, the capital of Syria. From the Complete Jewish Bible: This is a prophecy about Dammesek: “Dammesek will soon stop more »

Yom Ha’atzmaut, Isra’el!

Tweet Happy 64th Birthday! We are the same age.  We are both blessed by God.  And He will remember His promises to us… to keep us, to guard us from our enemies, to love and cherish and bring us to a good end. Israel has lost nearly 23, 000 citizens and soldiers through these years more »


February 24, 2012 by  
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Tweet Israel, O Eretz Yisra’el, how I long for you. What I wouldn’t give to traverse your land and breathe in the sacred air of your past, feel the sands of your present days, and weep at the Wall for your immediate future. I long to sit on the Mount of Olives and listen to more »

Hebrew Names of God

January 11, 2012 by  
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Tweet The word, God, has come to be rather common place, not just in general use around the world, but sadly, also among Christians. It is rarely spoken with awe or reverence. I’d like to show just how magnificent His Name is…to the extent that we begin using it with the respect it is due. more »

Pray for Israel, for the Jewish people, and for Jerusalem

Tweet When I think of Israel, I think of the Psalms. King David penned the most beautiful descriptions of God’s land, and when I read them, I can picture the mountains and valleys, streams and deserts. I can see the oceans and hillsides, sunsets and sunrises. I hear praise and enter into the Temple with more »

A Light in the Darkness…

December 21, 2011 by  
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Tweet Hanukkah Sophie Mendel sat on the ledge of her family’s front room bay window. She pressed her forehead against the cold pane and stared at the holiday display of lights across the street. It would be Christmas soon for their neighbors. For her family, it was a time of much soul-searching as to what more »

Sukkot~Festival of Booths

October 13, 2011 by  
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Tweet The 10 days of “Awe”, or soul searching from the first of Rosh HaShanah to the end of Yom Kippur are over. So is Yom Teruah (the blowing of the trumpets), and the solemn fast of Yom Kippur… now it is a time of feasting and joy. It is the Festival of Booths or more »

Yom Kippur 2011

Tweet Yom Kippur is the holiest of Israel’s high holidays. It is a Day of Atonement and reconciliation for the entire nation of Israel. It is a day of personal introspection as well, with fasting and repentance. And while it is a solemn day, it carries with it an undertone of joy at the prospect more »