How to deal with trials-איך להתמודד נכון עם ניסיונות

איך להתמודד נכון עם ניסיונות יעקב א':2-8 יעקב כותב את האיגרת אל היהודים שנמצאים בתפוצות. הוא מודע לכך שהיהודים עברו קשיים בארץ והינם עוברים קשיים גם כיום בגולה והוא מדריך אותם להתמודד עם הנסיונות והקשיים בצורה נכונה. הנסיונות והקשיים בחיי היום יום שלנו מכאיבים לעיתים, אך הם נועדו לקרב אותנו לאדון ולהעמיד אותנו ללא מום ביום חזרתו ארצה. הנסיונות בחיינו הם כמו תהליך של צריפת זהב- בתוך האש הרותחת … [Read more...]

Prayer Alert: Possible terror attack after shooting in a synagogue

Tuesday morning, there was a shooting in a synagogue and at least 4 men praying were shot and killed, several others injured. Supposedly there were two shooters, who also were attacking those in the synagogue with axes and knives, were killed by police. We will update as we receive more information. Please be praying for the injured who are being taken to the hospital and for the families of those … [Read more...]

Another American killed by ISIS

ISIS posted another video of a beheading of an American citizen, 26-year old Peter Kassig. Peter was kidnapped in Syria a year ago while he was doing humanitarian work for Syrian refugees. Please pray for Peter's family as they mourn and cope with the loss of their son after his death was published in such a horrific and public manner. Please pray that God will send friends and family to comfort … [Read more...]

Thank You Letter – November 2014

Shalom and greetings from Jerusalem!  During Operation Protective Edge, the Israeli military discovered tunnels that exited near a number of communities on the southern border with Gaza. For over a decade, rockets have rained down on these southern cities, putting families and livelihoods in danger. The discovery of tunnels terrified many of the residents of kibbutz Nir Am and neighboring … [Read more...]

Ner Yah Weekly Gatherings

Every Thursday evening in Jerusalem the youth group Ner Yah gathers together for fellowship, worship and studying the Bible. This group continues to grow and touch more and more youth in the city. God is doing great work in the lives and hearts of our youth. Please keep them in your prayers whenever God brings them to your memory. Pray that God will strengthen and encourage them daily. Pray that … [Read more...]

Parashat Chayei Sarah (the life of Sarah) Genesis 23:1-25:18

בס"ד Parashat Chayei Sarah (the life of Sarah) Genesis 23:1-25:18 Haftarah: I Kings 1:1-31 In this week's Torah portion, one learns why it is so important to be a child of Abraham. The Bible says that HaShem had blessed Abraham with everything (See Genesis 24:1). If you are thinking to yourself, "I wish that I was like Abraham" you can stop wishing and realize that you can have greater … [Read more...]

Jerusalem in Turmoil; “Ask (Pray) for the Shalom of Jerusalem…” Psalm 122:6a

Israel is under attack from within. Since June of this year, when Operation “Shovo Achim (Return of Brothers) began, we have witnessed a sharp increase in violence by Arab people against Jewish people throughout Israel, especially in Jerusalem. After the bodies of the three young Jewish boys were found, an outburst of anger erupted among the people of Israel; demonstrations in Jerusalem, in … [Read more...]

Prayer after Monday’s attacks

Yesterday was a very difficult day in Israel as there were three separate accounts of attacks on Israelis. Three young Israelis died of stab wounds. The first attack was in Tel Aviv were a young Arab boy attacked an Israeli soldier just 20-years old. A few hours later, he died of his wounds. Yesterday afternoon only a few hours apart and in the same area of Gush Etzion, several innocent bystanders … [Read more...]

Man stabs Israeli soldier in Tel Aviv

From the information gathered so far, an Israeli soldier was stabbed several times by an 18-year old boy from Nablus at a train station in Tel Aviv. The boy was caught and arrested after he fled and is now in custody. The soldier is in the hospital along with another man who came to the rescue of the soldier and was lightly injured. This is another act of violence against innocent civilians. … [Read more...]

Israeli Arabs Call for Strikes

Some Arab businesses have closed their doors, students at universities are protesting and people are taking to the streets in different regions of the country in response to an Arab teenage boy that was shot by Israeli police after he tried attacking a police car. This is one of many reasons that have caused crowds to protest and act out violently. Some people are calling this the beginning of a … [Read more...]