Elhanan ben-Avraham

Elhanan ben-Avraham
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Elhanan ben-Avraham, born in 1945, is a professional artist, poet, writer and father of two, grandfather of four, living in Israel since 1979. He has served in the IDF, taught the Bible internationally, published two illustrated books of poetry, and painted two large Biblical murals in public buildings in Jerusalem, among many other works. He and his wife live in a quiet village in the Mountains of Judah. Elhanan ben-Avraham, born in 1945, is a professional artist, poet, writer and father of two, grandfather of four, living in Israel since 1979. He has served in the IDF, taught the Bible internationally, published two illustrated books of poetry, and painted two large Biblical murals in public buildings in Jerusalem, among many other works. He and his wife live in a quiet village in the Mountains of Judah.

Israel remembers at 70

Elhanan writes, "As we come to the significant 70th year of Israel’s amazing rebirth after 2000 years, rising from those very ashes of the Holocaust, may the Guardian of Israel remember, for His own name’s sake."

The judgements of God

Elhanan writes, "The judgments of God are befallen humanity on the Earth. Not yet in a cataclysm of fire but in the daily evolution of history."

The city of gold

Elhanan writes, "Jerusalem is the Golden City, her gold no mere reflection, but rather the glow of a rich ore emanating from her depths."

“Yeshu”

Elhanan writes, "That final letter is now being grafted back onto Yeshu and becoming Yeshua, the Hebrew word for salvation, and eyes are opening to see Him who is our very Jewish brother and King."

The parabolic elevator

Elhanan writes, "This daily occurrence of peaceful and quiet coexistence, which occurs in all walks of life in Israel, makes no news, and is seldom reported."

Purim – A sign of life

Elhanan writes, "Once again as in the distant days of the Persian empire when Esther and Mordecai stood bravely as God’s instruments of salvation against the threat of annihilation of the Jewish people..."

The death of innocence

Elhanan writes, "We as servants of YHVH, unpopular like Noah in his day not so different from ours, speak across a widening chasm where understanding is diminished in the increasing distance."

Truth

Elhanan writes, "When all the onion skins are finally peeled away, is truth left there to be seen- one truth for all? In the shifting history of human societies truth has been sought after by many philosophers and savants and religious figures throughout the ages..."

Israel is real

Elhanan writes, "For the sake of dreamers and theological speculators counting angels on the head of pins, sprouting doctrines of certainty about death and other mysteries unknowable to the living, God has slammed a harsh reality before their faces."

The burdensome stumbling stone of Jerusalem

Elhanan writes, "And the very learned gather in vain in the night to find a formula to untie the Gordian Knot, seeking the sword Excalibur to slice the Holy City and Land into appeasing pieces for peace..."