On January 8, 2017, another disaster struck our country when a truck driver in Jerusalem sped toward a group of cadets from the IDF officers school killing four. A number of believing soldiers served alongside the victims in various units.
In what could be seen as flagrant disregard or an act of defiance, the leader of South Africa’s opposition party, Mmusi Aloysias Maimane, visited Israel just two days after the South African president called for a boycott of travel to Israel.
Despite much stir leading up to the event, the one-day Paris Peace Conference of 2017 convened and ended on Sunday with mixed and contradictory reactions across the political spectrum from observers and attendees - and much blame for lack of peace on Israeli settlements.
It appears that the recent ramming atrocities in Nice and Berlin have caused Europeans to better understand, and identify with, the horrors that Israelis have been dealing with for many years.
Netanyahu: Paris conference rigged by the Palestinians with French auspices to adopt additional anti-Israel...
Neither Israel nor representatives from the Palestinian Authority are attending the event, Palestinian officials supporting and praising the conference with Israel rejecting and refusing to participate in the event.
The ministry comes to the aid of one of the most vulnerable and overlooked groups in society: those addicts, alcoholics and prostitutes who have lost everything, are outcasts on the street and who appear beyond reach.
The Syrian Army reported that the IDF carried out airstrikes on a military airport west of Damascus on early Friday morning.
Israel is setting its sights high with the world’s tallest solar tower - 250 meters (820 feet) - to be completed in 2017 in the abundantly sunny southern Negev Desert.
This fight for peaceful coexistence is visible on a national level when Jewish and Arab doctors work side by side to save their patients - both Jewish and Arab - and on the intimate levels of daily life.
Hannah writes, "The upcoming Paris Peace Conference bears an eerie resemblance to its 1919 namesake, which sowed the seeds of conflict for the next century. Repeating that failed effort is insanity... unless peace is actually not the goal."
Eric writes, "I cannot count the many times I heard the expression “G-D of the Old Testament” vs. “G-D of the New Testament,” as if there were two different G-Ds."
The Paris Middle East Peace Conference ended up as a great disappointment to the Palestinians and a great relief to the Israelis. The closing declaration at the conference in Paris urged both sides to “officially restate their commitment to the two-state solution”.
Ron writes, "So, when the nations of the world seek to divide up the Promised Land, creating an Arab nation on the West Bank of the Jordan, understand it is not a two-state solution, but a three-state problem."
Paul assures us in Romans 11:26 that, “All Israel will be saved”. That’s quite a statement! What does he mean, exactly? Who is included in “All Israel”? There are four main views regarding the identity of “all Israel” in Romans 11:26. We favor the latter view, and will explain why, by looking carefully at the meaning and context of the words that Paul uses in Romans 11.
Amir addresses the antichrist, one-world religion, Catholic Church and current events in light of Bible Prophecy on Understanding the Times Radio with Jan Markell.
Israeli Messianic Community News
A Be'ad Chaim counselor writes, "As I gained experience I became more comfortable I always had such a huge sense of victory when a little life was saved. What could be more rewarding than seeing a newborn who was almost rejected?"
Read an excerpt from the book Siege of Jerusalem by Pauline Rose, who first visited Palestine in 1946 on a mission to “kindle the Sabbath light of Messiah” and establish a Messianic Jewish community in Jerusalem.
With so many opinions on Azaria's manslaughter conviction appearing on social media networks, many parallels have been drawn between this incident and stories in the scriptures. We collected a few comments from our Messianic soldiers in regular and reserve duty.
Yevgeni writes, "In the midst of our busy daily routine, as we rush about meeting our responsibilities, we need to regularly stop and dedicate time to the Lord, to be still and experience His presence."
Eitan writes, "Twenty years is the minimum benchmark duration of one generation. A twenty-one year process came to fruition on December 3, 2016. That process began with the founding of the Tents of Mercy congregation."