Storm update

Overnight Jerusalem and the surrounding areas received 25 centimeters/10 inches of snow and the north received 30 centimeters/11 inches, even Beer Sheva in the south got snow. Schools were closed today and the kids are out building snow men! Public transportation and main highways are closed in and out of Jerusalem. Rain is expected to continue until tomorrow across the country and there is a … [Read more...]

Snow Storm #2 in Israel

Most years, Israel rarely sees snow in the winter time, but this year we have had two already. The snow is falling and the roads are starting to close. We are waiting to see if the snow will stick in Jerusalem and how much accumulation with happen across the country, even the Negev region will see snow. There is a danger for flooding in the Jordan Valley and the Judean Desert. Please keep Israel … [Read more...]

2015 Spring Newsletter Three-Fold Vision of Discipleship

"For the love of Messiah controls us, having concluded this, that one died for all, therefore all died; and He died for all, that they who live should no longer live for themselves, but for Him who died and rose again on their behalf." 2 Corinthians 5:14-15 Shalom from Jerusalem! May the grace of our God strengthen you and give you peace in Messiah Yeshua until the day of His return. A very … [Read more...]

Parashat Terumah (Donation) Exodus 25:1-27:19

בס"ד Parashat Terumah (Donation) Exodus 25:1-27:19 Haftarah: I Kings 5:26-6:13 In this week's Torah portion, there is a verse that summarizes the will of G-d. One reads, "And they will make for Me a Sanctuary and I will dwell in their midst." Exodus 25:3 An interesting question concerning this verse is "Why is the subject in the third person plural (They)?" It seems more logical that the … [Read more...]

Israel: A Cause for Division…

A few years ago, as I was about to leave for a speaking tour to the USA, I felt the Lord was impressing upon me to share a word of warning to the Church. The word was that a deep division was coming into the Church, and it would be over the issue of Israel. Today, one can see the fulfillment of this warning. Today, there is a great division in the Church over the issue of Israel; a deep rift is … [Read more...]

4-year old girl died

Two years ago Adele Biton was critically injured in a car accident due to an attack by Palestinians throwing rocks to ongoing traffic. It caused neurological injuries to her that existed until her death. This past Sunday she was taken to the hospital after becoming ill and she died on Tuesday from pneumonia. Her parents claim that she died because of the complications caused by the injuries she … [Read more...]

New IDF Chief of Staff

Lt. Gen. Gadi Eisenkot became Israel's 21st military chief of staff in Israel on Monday. He has experience as a fighter, commander, and General Staff officer. Israel has high hopes that this man is equipped to be Israel's military leader into the future. Please pray for this man because his decisions will greatly affect the direction that Israel goes in any future conflict with Israel's enemies. … [Read more...]

Pray for Denmark

Yesterday, two attacks within a few hours took place in Copenhagen, Denmark. The first attack was at a cafe that was hosting a freedom of speech debate which was attended by Swedish artists, one of whom was a cartoonist who drew cartoons of Mohammad, and also the French ambassador. Shots came from outside the cafe and killed a man. Later on that night shots were fired at a synagogue hosting a bat … [Read more...]

Europe’s Stand with Israel

This week Abbas went to meet with European politicians in order to gain support for a Palestinian State and to discuss peace negotiations with Israel. They are seeking to side-step stalled peace talks with Israel by appealing to the international body for recognition. Abbas has been using this approach more seriously for the past couple of years. Please pray for the political situation to be … [Read more...]

Thank You Letter – February 2015

blog

Shalom and greetings from the heart of Israel! We pray that this letter finds you blessed and in good health. It is hard to believe that it is already February; 2015 is flying by! In Israel, we have survived the freezing cold temperatures that visited us in the month of January. For two years in a row now Israel has experienced heavy winter storms uncommon for the Middle East. This year in … [Read more...]