Israel-Land of Innovation

Israel-Land of Innovation By: Sharona One side of Israel you never hear about is the innovation that has given Israel the nickname of “start up nation.” Israel is one of the most inventive nations in … Read More

The Rising Cost of Living in Israel

The Rising Cost of Living in Israel By:Melissa It’s not cheap to live in Israel. While Israel is one of the most technologically advanced societies in the Western world, it is also one of the … Read More

Gaza: Israel’s Ever-Present Front

Gaza: Israel’s Ever-Present Front By Melissa Operation: Pillar of Defense is officially over; Israel and Hamas have agreed to a cease-fire. What the exact terms are, and whether they will be adhered to, are yet … Read More

Is It Dripping with Honey?

By Tamar Afriat Here in Israel it must be Rosh Hashanah because the pomegranates are ripe. When we eat this traditional Rosh Hashanah fruit, we recite the blessing that our good deeds for the coming … Read More

The Festival of Shavuot (Pentecost)

by Baruch Parasha: Exodus 19:1-20:23 Maftir: Numbers 28:26-31 Haftarah: Ezekiel 1:1-28, 3:12 Many people are familiar with the term Pentecost and its relationship to the giving of the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit is eternal … Read More


Shavout   It is truly a shame that so many followers of Messiah Yeshua do not acknowledge the Festivals of Israel.  These appointed times, says the Apostle Paul, teach us about the Kingdom of G-d. For … Read More

Dry Bones

By Tamar Afriat Jewish believers often ask each other, “So, how did you come to faith?” knowing that there’s bound to be an interesting story. For some, it was a dramatic visitation, a vision, or … Read More