Shalom and blessings from Jerusalem!
I am very thankful for your partnership with Hope for Israel. We feel very strongly about teaching our young people the value of serving others; in fact, service is something we really emphasize to our youth group, NerYah.
Recently, a number of youth from the group volunteered at a food packing organization in Jerusalem. This organization is doing a great work to help feed some of Israel’s most needy families, ensuring that no one goes hungry. The high cost of living coupled with low wages make it very challenging for many families to put food on the table, let alone have enough funds to cover other basic expenses.
When the youth volunteered a few hours at the pantry in Jerusalem, it was an eye-opening experience for many of them! The youth come from various socio-economic backgrounds, but they were surprised by the number of families in Israel that are struggling to feed their children. It really affected the youth to have this understanding, and to realize how they could be part of the solution!
One of the greatest teachings of Yeshua is to let our light shine before all. By blessing others through our acts of service, we are able to shine His light in Israel. Serving others in His name is one of the most effective ways to proclaim His kingdom in Israel, and I am blessed that the youth in the Body of Messiah are such great examples of this!
Thank you for entrusting your love offering to Hope for Israel as we continue to shine His light, build His Kingdom, and strengthen the young generation of believers in Israel. We look forward to expanding this work in the year ahead, and are grateful for your partnership!