Tabernacles Today; Tabernacles in the Future

by Bill Katz On September 20th, 2021, at sundown, the Jewish world will celebrate the Feast of Tabernacles, also known as Sukkot. Of all the Fall Feasts, this is the first one in which we … Read More

Why Does Yom Kippur Matter?

Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement) is the most solemn day on the Hebrew calendar.  It exists as a direct fulfillment of God’s command to the ancient, wandering Israelites after they were freed from slavery in … Read More

Rosh Hashanah and Repentance

By: Bill Katz For most people, the New Year is an opportunity for celebration.  Personally, I have always wondered if all the hoopla about this celebration has to do more with an opportunity to look … Read More

Ben & Jerry’s Political Flavor of the Month

by Hope for Israel Staff August 2021 Vermont-based ice cream company, Ben & Jerry’s, announced in late July that it will not renew its contract with its current Israeli licensee at the end of December … Read More

Israel’s New Government — Is This Apartheid?

Hope for Israel Staff June 2021 Israel recently swore in its 36th Knesset. After a tumultuous two years of political impasses and four elections, Naftali Bennett became Israel’s 13th Prime Minister, and Yair Lapid, the … Read More

Israel’s War with Hamas — What’s Really Happening?

May 2021 By Hope for Israel Staff Writer Israel is at war with Hamas…again. Although a ceasefire went into effect in the early morning hours of Friday, May 21st, 2021, the conflict is far from over. With … Read More

Esau’s Lineage of Hatred

by Mali Rozen The hatred of the Jewish people goes way back to a time when two brothers fought for a blessing. The history of Jacob and Esau’s troubled relationship has had ripple effects over … Read More

Israel Headed for Elections… Again

By: Mali Rozen Israel is headed for its fourth elections in two years, and it’s predicted to be the ugliest election Israel has ever known. Jerusalem Post editor-in-chief, Yaakov Katz, has predicted that the next … Read More

Hanukkah is not the Jewish Christmas

By: Bill Katz I must confess that I was not quite aware of Hanukkah until I came to the United States in 1985. Growing up in Argentina, the holidays I was mostly familiar with were … Read More

Because of Rabin

By Netanel R. Today, we honor a man who was instrumental both in war and in the pursuit of peace in Israel’s history. Yizhak Rabin’s acts of bravery, as well as his bold ideas made … Read More