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Journalistic articles about anything related to the Israeli Messianic Jewish community, Israeli Arab Christian community, Gentile believers living in Israel, or Israeli believers abroad.

Dutch Christian artist captures Europe’s attention for Holocaust-inspired art

Artist Jip Wijngaarden, born in Amsterdam in 1964, was around 14 years old when she found a weathered copy of The Diary of Anne Frank in between two walls of their home. It became her treasure.

Joint Arabic-Hebrew worship event in Jerusalem

On April 29, 2017 a joint Hebrew-Arabic worship event took place in the Pavilion, Jerusalem. The event was led by worship leaders and musicians from the Israeli Messianic and Palestinian Christian communities, including Sheli Myers, Yaron Cherniak, Bassem and Jasura Adrenaly.

Sitting together at Yeshua’s feet

Avi writes, "Here in Israel, where the conflict is so present and tangible, we find it is necessary to focus on the Glory that is beginning to appear rather than the darkness. We are seeing this incredible reality taking shape before our very eyes..."

Protests continue in Dimona against ‘Christian’ missionaries

Since KNI reported on the demonstrations in Dimona last week, the Israeli news site Walla! picked up on the story, reporting on the ongoing protests spearheaded by the anti-missionary activist group Yad L’Achim against believers who recently opened a meeting place downtown.

Hillsong brings thousands to Israel on tour, hold two concerts for locals

The international worship band, Hillsong United, held three concerts in Israel during a tour of the Holy Land last month, enabling hundreds of local believers to attend worship services in Caesarea and the Galilee.

Israeli believers remember pastor, bridge builder – David Davis

It is with deep sadness that we report the passing of Pastor David Davis, founder of Kehilat HaCarmel (Carmel Congregation) on Mount Carmel, in Isifiye, near Haifa.

Unconditional love for immigrating Jews and fulfillment of prophecy

Run by believers, the Aliyah Return Center (ARC), previously located in Tiberias, recently joined forces with the Jewish Agency for Israel, the organization responsible nationally for Aliyah and Absorption.

Meeting Moussa

Eitan writes, "We thought it would be cool to film in an old olive grove in the Galilee. The gnarled trunks and endless rows of trees took us back in time. It was only when we met Moussa that we realized just how far back in time the olives had taken us."

LISTEN: Interview with Shira Sorko-Ram

Recently I met Shira Sorko-Ram in Tel Aviv. She and her husband Ari were two of the early Messianic believers in the land of Israel when they arrived over 40 years ago from America. They founded Maoz Israel, which is an umbrella for a great deal of support to other congregations and ministries across the land.

Protestors rampage outside of Messianics’ homes in Dimona

Several ultra-Orthodox Jews, upset about the opening of a new Messianic meeting center in the town, protested outside two homes of believers in Dimona in southern Israel on Thursday, causing damage to their property and trauma to the children who live there.

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