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The Last of Israel’s Founding Fathers, Simon Peres, Dies

Shimon Peres, the former president and prime minister of Israel who suffered a massive stroke two weeks ago, died Wednesday morning. He was 93.

Family of Former Israel President Peres Summoned for Goodbyes

Family members have been summoned to the bedside of former president Shimon Peres to say goodbye after his condition took a turn for the worse on Tuesday, according to Hebrew and foreign media reports.

The 2016 Mekudeshet Festival – Social, Political Agendas Cloaked in Spirituality

Hannah writes, "the anticipated manifestation of the one-world religion at Mekudeshet failed to materialize. But its presence was still felt... The name "Mekudeshet" promised holiness and delivered the opposite."

Protestors Disrupt Choir Outside Messianic Congregation

Protestors from the Orthodox organization Lehava disrupted a performance by an Armenian church choir in Jerusalem’s Clal Center, home to several Messianic congregations.

Plowing the Land into the Heart of Israelis

In an era where TV viewing has merged with and become possible on the Internet – and you can learn almost anything just by watching online discussions and interviews - an innovative, Israeli show in Hebrew has emerged: Shetach Chadash.

Prime Minister Netanyahu Meets with Donald Trump in New York

Prime Minister Netanyahu met with United States presidential candidate Donald Trump in New York Sunday morning. Their meeting comes ahead of a meeting between Netanyahu and Hillary Clinton scheduled for later Sunday.

From anti-Semitism to Aliyah: Hungarian Politician Immigrates to Israel

A former politician who was a prominent member of an anti-Semitic party in Hungary and was notorious for his blistering comments about Jews has begun the process of immigrating to Israel with his family.

What Scholars Found after Technology Scanned an Ancient Scroll

A 2,000-year-old scroll was sitting in an Israeli archaeologist's storeroom for decades that was too brittle to open, now new technology is revealing what is written inside, showing actual scripture from the book of Leviticus.

Netanyahu’s 2016 UN Address to General Assembly

Following Abbas, Netanyahu addresses UN General Assembly following. He invited Abbas to address Knesset, also saying, "I have one message for you today: Lay down your arms. The war against Israel at the UN is over."

Two Israeli Messianic Jewish Evangelists Respond to Death Threats by Another Rabbi

A year after being attacked by Rabbi Mizrachi, Moti Vaknin and Eitan Bar of One for Israel are now being threatened by Rabbi Eitan Baghdadi, who released an incendiary video calling for their death.

Featured Blogs

Blessings of Elul

Sandra writes, "Elul comes after the heat – and warfare – of Tammuz and Av, but before the judgment associated with Tishrei. It is a month of transition."

Do Jewish People Really Need Jesus?

"By being deceived into thinking that Jewish people are eternally saved just because of their ethnicity, we can prevent people from hearing the truth that is necessary for salvation. Here we will look at what Jewish tradition teaches about the next life, and what the Bible tells us."

Take Off Your Mask of Perfection! (Part 2)

Moran writes, "In Part 1, I wrote about how we tend to mask our outward self with a perfect appearance (not just physically, but also emotionally and spiritually). As I was reflecting more on this issue, I realized that often times, that mask will also damage our witness and our ability to witness to others as well."

Do We Love Our Children More Than We Hate Israelis?

Matt writes, "Former Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir once said, “Peace will come when the Arabs start to love their children more than they hate us.” As a Palestinian who truly loves his people, when I look around me and listen to what our media says about the situation of Palestinian children in Gaza Strip or the West Bank, I ask myself the same thing.."

The Original Language of the New Testament

Eliyahu writes, "The entire original text of the document we have come to know as the New Testament was written by Christ-following Jews (in the ancient sense of the word) in a language that can be best described, not simply as Koine (or Common) Greek, but as 'Koine Judeo-Greek'."

Israeli Messianic Community News

From a Neo-Nazi to a Lover of Israel – A.’s story

Arthur writes, "I've come to share with you, what I see as a credible testimony of an incredible, sound minded woman and her amazing, life-changing encounter with God."

Remembering Pauline Rose, Lady of Mount Zion

Boaz writes, "Pauline Rose (1898-1973) was called the “Lady of Mount Zion.” She could also be considered the first lady of twentieth-century Messianic Judaism. She was a pioneer of the Messianic Jewish movement in Israel and abroad, starting the first Messianic Jewish congregation in Jerusalem in the modern era."

Be’ad Chaim Awarded in Knesset – Personal Note from the Director

Sandy writes, "We have desired and prayed for many years to make connections with Knesset members and other organizations that serve women, and this was an excellent opportunity for us, and truly a blessing. We felt it was another step forward in our ability to influence legislation and to voice our concerns."

LISTEN: Broadcasting Yeshua in Hebrew 24/7

Paul Calvert of Focus on Israel-Radio interviews Aviram Eldar of, an internet tv platform broadcasting about Yeshua in Hebrew 24 hours a day.

Come Build the Walls of Jerusalem

Almost four thousand kilometers separate Carlisle in Northern England, where Paul Calvert was born, and Bethlehem here in Israel where Paul—a self-described Bible-believing evangelical Christian and journalist—now lives and pursues a unique ministry.