Did Israel Steal Palestinian Land? – Part 1

By Sarah L, Staff Writer for Hope for Israel The subject of Palestinian rights and peoplehood is a notoriously sensitive subject. Palestinians often claim to have lived in the Land before the people of Israel, … Read More

The Story of Israel as Told in the Book of Ruth

By Sarah L, Staff Writer for Hope for Israel The holiday of Shavuot, the culmination of the period known as the Counting of the Omer, is here! This is the holiday at which Israel received … Read More

The Case for Jerusalem

By Sarah L., Staff Writer for Hope for Israel Jerusalem has been a hotspot of international controversy for thousands of years; in modern times, much of the controversial dialogue takes place surrounding the Israeli holiday … Read More

Counting the Omer

By Sarah L. The Counting of the Omer, or Sfirat haOmer in Hebrew, is a 49-day period which begins on the second night of the festival of Passover, celebrated beginning on the 14th of Nissan, … Read More

Israel’s Independence Day: Celebrating the Fulfillment of Prophecy

By Moran Rosenblit with Sarah L. This week, Israel is preparing to celebrate its 75th birthday! However, despite the miracle of Israel’s independence and existence, I continue to cross paths with those who believe that … Read More

Why Aren’t Passover and Resurrection Sunday Celebrated Together?

By Sarah L. The second weekend in April, both Christians and Jews around the world celebrated holidays of incredible significance. Although today Passover and Resurrection Sunday (commonly known in many circles as Easter), don’t always … Read More

The Connection Between “Grace” and “Abuse” in the Story of Passover

Conceptually, there is often an implicit division of God’s personality into the pre-Yeshua God of Law and the post-Yeshua God of Grace. In reading the story of Pesach (Passover), of God’s miraculous rescue of His … Read More

The Dangers of Political Hyperbole

Israel has always been a magnet for hyperbolic accusations of Apartheid, fascism and dictatorship (among others). Recently, these themes have become a part of daily discourse in Israel, polarizing society and distorting truth. This article … Read More

Israel’s Democratic Troubles Part 3

by Hope for Israel Staff Writer I begin this third installment in the series “Israel’s Democratic Troubles” with a personal comment. I had planned to write an analysis of the power imbalances I see in … Read More

Israel’s Democratic Troubles Part 2

by Hope for Israel Staff Writer This article is the second in a series entitled “Israel’s Democratic Troubles.” You can find the first article in the series here. At the end of December 2022, the … Read More