Marty writes, "Even as a Jew I accepted the narrative that the Church had replaced Israel as God’s chosen people. I was grateful for my background because it linked me to how my own people had been used by God in the past, but it no longer had significance for what God was doing in the present."
"Many people think Israel is a country full of rich people and are shocked to find out that the poverty level is very high. Brian runs a charity in Netanya and each week he runs a soup kitchen and prepares food packages that he delivers to poor families living in the city."
Gil writes, "The following day I called Yonatan and heard an amazing testimony from him. Yonatan was raised in a national orthodox family... While surfing the web, he found a testimony of a messianic Jew and was shocked – How can a Jew believe in Jesus?!?"
Cliff writes, "Having recently read Connecting the Dots, "a true story of one woman's journey to find answers, connection and hope," I can add that it is extremely well-written, strikingly honest and bound to encourage and inspire anyone who, at times, has found life to be more than challenging."
Today, Reuben is the head of the rehabilitation center that lifted him out of his struggles, was trained by CBN Israel in helping others become financially free, and is looking to start an independent business in the carpentry industry.
After having been denied membership in the kibbutz he had risked his life to help defend, Pound returned to England over 40 years ago. But he is not bitter about his experience nor does he regret having made Aliyah.
"Amid the hustle and bustle of Passover week in Jerusalem when the city is thronging with tourists and traffic jams, an art gallery became a small island of tranquility with a pastoral Scandinavian theme."
"Meno was born in Israel – his parents were amongst the first Messianic Jewish believers in the land and Meno had to decide whether or not to believe in Jesus – not an easy decision for a young Jewish person, especially in those days."
Shira writes, "'You are destined to live in Israel.' This prophecy was given to me numerous times as a young girl in my early 20's... But on October 15, 1967, 50 years ago, I arrived in Israel for a two-week visit with my parents. Only four months before, the little nation of just over two million Jewish citizens had escaped complete annihilation..."
Simcha Natan's recently published book, Dare to Ask, shares her discovery of how increased perspective and understanding help improve our ability to cope with challenges.