Kehila News Israel brings you the first published survey online of Messianic Jews serving in the Israeli army. From the survey results, it is clear that openness about Yeshua (Jesus) in the Israeli army is indeed the new “normal”.
There's a growing number of Messianic soldiers in the Israel Defense Forces. They boldly provide the light of Messiah in some very difficult circumstances. Watch this video by Hananya Naftali, who shares more of his experiences as a believer in the Israeli army.
It was 7:00 a.m. on Sunday, December 27th when the radio news report announced that an Israeli soldier had been involved in a terrorist stabbing at the Jerusalem Central Bus Station. Who would’ve ever thought that it was Seth, a former Makor HaTikvah student?
Hananya writes, "When I joined the army I decided to not be ashamed of what I believe in because that's part of me, and if those people around me are my new family then they should accept me the way I am.
Hananya, a Believing IDF soldier, shares a few thoughts as he's guarding in the rain, "standing on the wall" to protect Israel.
Tal, an IDF officer in the Combat Engineering Corps, writes a personal update of his experience over the past year and what God has been teaching him.
Hananya Naftali is a young believer who serves in the IDF. Here, he translates the oath all IDF medics must swear upon induction.
Marilyn Cano, 61, lives in Maryland near Washington DC. She is a retired US Federal Government Paralegal who volunteers with the Israel Defense Forces...
After the UN and much of the world condemned Israel over alleged "war crimes" in the 2014 Israel-Gaza conflict (Operation Protective Edge), Hanna, a young Believing soldier in the IDF felt like he had a new mission: share the truth with the world about what happened from the perspective of a soldier.
Today in Israel Memorial Day (Yom HaZicharon) and the nation remembers the 23,320 who have been killed in battle or terrorist attacks. In the past year, Israel lost 116 soliders including Shai First Sergeant Shai Kushnir who grew up in a youth group at a Messianic congregation in the Haifa area and was killed during the Gaza War last summer.