An important journey that will soon conclude with the publication of the new Jerusalem Illustrated Bible has combined two visions: one of The Bible Society in Israel and the other of an accomplished Israeli artist and his personal insights into meaning, language and art.
If you have visited the Alliance Church International Cemetery on Emek Refaim Street in Jerusalem’s German Colony in the last fifteen years, you were probably greeted by Meir Aharoni, its hospitable volunteer caretaker who also conducts informal tours and provides insight and information to visitors while he works “among his friends.”
Because of their religious beliefs, Ariel and Shayla Hyde, a young married couple from Haifa, are two among many in Israel and abroad who find themselves targets of what amounts to a discrimination campaign by Israel's Ministry of Interior to protect the nation from Messianic Jews.
The 2018 Epicenter Prayer Summit, held by The Joshua Fund, included one evening and full day of “teaching, prayer, praise and worship” at the Jerusalem Theater on July 11 and 12.
The Alliance Church International Cemetery in Jerusalem’s German Colony is home to the recently completed Wall of Life, a mural now gracing its old, once dour walls with beautifully rendered scenes from Genesis to Revelation.
The Fellowship of Israel Related Ministries (FIRM) will host Jerusalem Encounter 2018, a worldwide gathering of believers “to worship God and encounter the land and the people of Israel.”
Once home to 350 high school students, the Bikat Kinarot boarding school closed in 2008. Return Ministries is working to transform the site into an “educational facility for Jews and Christians living and working together.”
An award-winning Messianic Israeli singer and songwriter has announced the release of his new album, "Bring Us Back," a seven-song "modern-meets-ancient album," according to the artist, Joshua Aaron, and a tribute to Israel's 70th year anniversary.
Cliff writes, "There is perhaps no better example of the current toxic global revival of all things antisemitic than the abundance of hateful and blatantly dishonest pseudo-news videos on social media which assault Israel’s ongoing struggle to defend itself against existential threats of terrorism."
Israel suffered the loss of ten young students after they were caught in a severe flash flood in Nahal Tzafit, a narrow riverbed in the southern Dead Sea region, on April 26, 2018.