There are many things that we as followers of the Messiah can learn from the story of Chanukah; I would like to focus on one: devotion. A key component of the Festival of Chanukah, … Read More
“May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be pleasing in your sight, O LORD, my Rock and my Redeemer.” Psalm 19:14 We are now in the midst of a very … Read More
They Do Care …
On March 20th, 2008, 15-year-old Ami Ortiz stayed home from school. It was Purim – a Jewish festival in which holiday baskets are sent to friends and acquaintances to commemorate the Jews’ thwarting of Haman’s … Read More
What is your opinion? Part -2
What is your opinion? Part -2 As followers of the Messiah we are to stand for God’s Word and for the truth of God’s Word. Before we move forward into what the Word of God … Read More
What is your opinion?
What is your opinion? During the past few weeks, a few people have asked for my opinion about the recent events and meetings that have taken place regarding the peace process in Israel and the … Read More
“Jerusalem, Jerusalem, who kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to her! How often I wanted to gather your children together, the way a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, and you … Read More
The Miracle of Israel’s Independence
“ACCORDINGLY WE, MEMBERS OF THE PEOPLE’S COUNCIL, REPRESENTATIVES OF THE JEWISH COMMUNITY OF ERETZ-ISRAEL AND OF THE ZIONIST MOVEMENT, ARE HERE ASSEMBLED ON THE DAY OF THE TERMINATION OF THE BRITISH MANDATE OVER ERETZ-ISRAEL AND, … Read More
A call to stand.
Last year I was invited to speak in Poland, the birthplace of my mother’s family. My grandparents immigrated to Israel before WWII, but much of their family did not have a chance to; they were … Read More
In a few days we will see the old year 5768 pass and the New Year of 5769 begin. But wait a minute I thought that the New Year in Judaism began in the spring … Read More
Remembering Israel’s Fallen
Today at 20:00PM the sound of a Siren was heard throughout Israel for one minute. For one minute everything stopped and the people of Israel stood one minute in the memory of its children who … Read More