Karen Faulkner

Karen Faulkner
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Karen Faulkner recently completed a Master's degree in Human Rights and Transitional Justice at Hebrew University, Jerusalem. She made Aliyah in 2006 and lives in Jerusalem. Karen Faulkner recently completed a Master's degree in Human Rights and Transitional Justice at Hebrew University, Jerusalem. She made Aliyah in 2006 and lives in Jerusalem.

Believing ministries that help the poor in Israel – Part 2

KNI recently featured five believing ministries that meet the needs of the poor here. In part two, we highlight another five local and international ministries that bring aid to Israelis.

Forgiven and set free: A post-abortion Bible study

Recognizing that abortion can be a traumatic experience for many women, an Israeli pro-life organization, Be’ad Chaim, offers a post-abortion Bible study course to help women overcome troubling issues such as guilt, anger and grief that result from terminating a pregnancy.

Messianic believers among women in Israel Air Force fighter pilot course

The IAF is now actively seeking to recruit more women to its fighter pilot course and believers, too, have answered this call.

Be’ad Chaim Gardens of Life – Tu b’Shvat Tree planting event

"Women and men who have suffered the loss of a baby through abortion or miscarriage are invited to plant a tree in their child’s honor at the Be’ad Chaim Gardens of Life on January 31, 2018, the day of this year’s Tu b’Shvat holiday."

Five believing organizations that minister to the poor in Israel

KNI has highlighted five believing ministries that help the poor and vulnerable in Israel. Importantly, these ministries also provide opportunities for believers from anywhere to join the work as volunteers, pray and donate financially.

Ethiopian congregation reaches out to its community

The freshly renovated ministry center of the Amud HaEsh, an Ethiopian Jewish congregation in downtown Jerusalem, has a simple and practical, warm and welcoming feel to it.

Contrary to reports, Nazareth Christmas festivities continue

Christmas Festivities are set to continue in Nazareth, despite media reports that the city’s Arab Muslim mayor had canceled all celebrations in protest at U.S. President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Nearly 2 million Israelis live in poverty

According to a new report issued by the National Health Institute (NHI), more than 1.8 million people were living below the poverty line in Israel last year.

How believers in Israel celebrate Hanukkah

Also known as the Feast of Dedication or the Festival of Lights, Hanukkah is a Jewish holiday through which believers can, and do, express their love and worship of Yeshua the Messiah even though the holiday itself is a biblical feast.

Mortar under Holy Sepulcher dates to time of Constantine 

In a recently published discovery at the Holy Sepulcher church in Jerusalem, researchers confirmed that the mortar and marble of a structure covering what is believed to be Yeshua’s burial bed dates back to 345 AD, the time of Roman Emperor Constantine.