There is a God in Israel! 1 Sam 17:46

Kuma Adonai! Arise, oh LORD! Save me, oh my God! Salvation belongs to the LORD. Your blessings are upon Your people. (Psalm 3:7-8) Kuma Adonai! “Arise, O LORD that the whole world will know that there is a God in Israel!” (1 Samuel 17:46)  I would like to share a few thoughts, largely inspired by a letter from a […]

The Tragedy of Esau, as it plays out in our day – Rabbi Dr. G. Rothstein

Referenced: Torah Portion: VAYISHLACH – And He Sent     B’reishit / Genesis 32:4 – 36:43 Haftarah: OBADIAH 1:1-21 By Rabbi Dr. Gidon Rothstein A reality too painful to be faced leaves two main choices, being overwhelmed by the accumulation of sadness or learning to distance oneself from events. Ideally, people find a middle road, […]

JERUSALEM – YERUSHALAYIM – Throne of the King

  O Jerusalem, Yerushalayim…  “Thou art the house of royalty, thou art the throne of the LORD.” ~ Yehudah HaLevi To encourage us to remember to pray constantly, expectantly and hopefully for the Peace and protection of the royal City of G-d, two articles are posted below. May they encourage and inspire you to hold […]

The Wonder of the Restoration of Israel

The wilderness and the dry land shall be glad; the desert shall rejoice and blossom like the crocus; it shall blossom abundantly and rejoice with joy and singing. …They shall see the glory of the LORD, the majesty of our G-D. ~ Isaiah 35:1-2 Riders traverse the southern desert area in modern Israel, which is […]

PURIM in JERUSALEM

PARTY IN THE PARK Every Purim the City of Jerusalem hosts a celebration in the Safra Square Park at the municipal building complex on Jaffa Road. At the time of Mordechai and Esther, “walled cities,” such as Susa the capital of Persia, had an extra day of celebration (see Esther 9:18), so Jerusalem is one big party on […]

13 Facts About Israel & the Middle East – by Dr Shmuel Katz

Keeping these facts in mind will help prevent people from falling for Arab propaganda. Anti-Semitism is alive and well, it’s just cloaked in its new garb: Anti-Zionism or Anti-Israeli occupation. 1. The Jews have a connection to the land of Israel for more than 3000 years, with continuous Jewish presence in the land of Israel […]

JERUSALEM – A Place of Meeting and Peace

JERUSALEM – A Place of Meeting   ~ Keren Hannah Pryor One of the earliest world maps, charted by German cartographer Heinrich Bunting circa 1580, depicts Jerusalem in a small circle at the center of the world. From the circle, three large petal shaped areas extend outwards. One to the south represents Africa, one to the […]

JERUSALEM- A Metropolitan Mosaic

Yerushalaim    –  JERUSALEM  –    Al Kuds A METROPOLITAN MOSAIC ~ Keren Hannah Pryor Today, Jerusalem can be compared with a multi-faceted jewel—each facet reflecting the amazing variety of different communities that comprise her population. There are the Jewish groups such as the Askenazi, Sephardi, Bukharan, Ultra Orthodox, Modern Orthodox, Traditional, secular, and immigrants […]

JERUSALEM of Gold

JERUSALEM OF GOLD ~Keren Hannah Pryor The wonder and beauty of Jerusalem make a deep impression. The bustle, the noise and the inevitable grime of any modern city, makes things look quite natural. Then suddenly, as if a veil is gently pulled aside for a lingering moment, one sees something of deep and breathtaking splendor. […]

Isaiah 41 and Israel in 2014 – from Lance Lambert’s (z”l) Update

Carefully read Isaiah’s words of prophecy then take a look at excerpts from Lance Lambert’s Middle East Update. Isaiah 41:8-14:  “But thou, Israel, my servant, Jacob whom I have chosen, the seed of Abraham my friend, thou whom I have taken hold of from the ends of the earth, and called from the corners thereof, […]