Prayer Points for Israel

Thailand Thwarts Terror Attack:  Thai authorities reportedly thwarted a terror attack on Israelis who would be traveling to Thailand during the Passover holiday.  Hizbullah reportedly was responsible for the planned attack.  Please continue to pray for Israel and Jewish people throughout the world during the remaining Passover week, especially as many Israelis are traveling.  Please also pray … [Read more...]

Passover Reflections

This year, the season of Pesach (Passover) has caused me to reflect on a few things: God’s provision for my salvation, the times in which we live, and what motivates me to do what I do in my life. In this blog entry, I want to share some of these thoughts with you, to encourage you to also reflect, and join me in fasting and praying for 40 days starting April 22 until May 31. The story of the … [Read more...]

Shabbat Chol HaMoed Pesach

בס"ד Shabbat Chol HaMoed Pesach Torah Reading: Exodus 33:12-34:26 Maftir: Numbers 28:19-25 Haftarah: Ezekiel 37:1-14 This Shabbat is the Shabbat which occurs during the festival of Unleavened Bread. Since this Shabbat is part of the festival period, special readings are read and we will return to the normal Parashah next week. In this article, I would like to share a verse from the book … [Read more...]

Spring 2014 Newsletter

Shalom from Jerusalem! May the grace of our God give you peace and strength in Messiah Yeshua until the day of His return. This edition of our newsletter is a wake-up call for the Body of Messiah around the world. During the past years, we have witnessed an intense, growing pressure from different nations of the world for Israel to give up “land for peace.” People from within Israel are … [Read more...]

Prayer Points for Israel

Passover Begins April 14th:  The biblical holiday of Passover (Pesach) begins Monday night at sundown.  People all over the world will celebrate God’s deliverance of the Children of Israel from slavery in Egypt.  It is one of the handful of holidays that the LORD commanded Israel to observe for generations to come, to recall His faithfulness to her.  Please pray for a peaceful and quiet … [Read more...]

“…and I will dwell (rest) in the house of the Lord for length of days.” Psalm 23:6b Part 3

The second and, in my opinion, most profound part of the word “וְשַׁבְתִּ֥י” (VeShavti), is found in the root of this word which is “שבת”. Two words can be derived from this Hebrew word; the first one is “to sit” and the other is “Shabbat”, or the Sabbath (Saturday). In the Book of Beginnings (Genesis), we learn that God created the heavens and the Earth. The … [Read more...]

Parashat Acharei Mot (After the death of) Leviticus 16:1-18:30

בס"ד Parashat Acharei Mot (After the death of) Leviticus 16:1-18:30 Shabbat HaGadol! Haftarah: Malachi 3:4-24 This Shabbat is the Shabbat prior to Passover. It is called the Great Shabbat and when the Temple stood in Jerusalem, its primary purpose was to remind the people to select the lamb for the sacrifice and on the tenth day of the month of Nisan, to bring this lamb into one's home … [Read more...]

Pay attention – שימו לב

שימו לב שלא יכבה האור שבכם   אל האפסים ה':6-21  הקטע הזה ארוך אבל כל כך רלוונטי לחיים שלנו היום. ישנה קריאה מרכזית בקטע הזה והיא "שימו לב! שלא יכבו את האור שבכם" שאול כאן קורא לנו בצורה ברורה לשים לב לשלושה דברים … [Read more...]

Prayer Points for Israel

IDF Soldier Killed in Crash – a 19-yr-old soldier was killed when his humvee overturned in a routine patrol along the Lebanese border.  Two other soldiers were injured in the accident.  The soldier was only six months into his military service and his family is devastated.  Please pray for the LORD’s comfort for his family, and for a quick healing for the injured soldiers.  Please also … [Read more...]

Hope for Israel Intercessors Letter

Dear Prayer Partners, Shalom! In Israel, we are entering the time of the Passover (Pesach) holidays, when the Jewish people celebrate their redemption and freedom from slavery in Egypt. As this time approaches, those of us who believe in Israel’s Messiah Yeshua continue to pray for the ultimate freedom and redemption of all of Israel. In the midst of this holiday season, Israel also continues … [Read more...]