Community Blogs

Blog articles written by Israeli believers, and sometimes guest contributors from other countries, related to a variety of topics such as world events, Israeli politics, life in Israel, family and children, tourism, and biblical teachings.

Rough stones

Avi writes, "I took this photo as my wife and I are celebrating 12 years of marriage. The stones represent what we looked like as we entered our marriage – uncut and rough at the edges."

Parthenogenesis: Virgin birth

Elhanan writes, "A professor of a Southern California university informed me recently that the idea of a virgin birth is not entirely scientifically impossible."

Graduation Day

Aaron writes, "One of the chief reasons the Church of Jesus Christ is so ineffective in much of the world is that it has become a place where most of the people in it stay in spiritual pre-school, or at most kindergarten, all their lives."

What are you worth?

Eitan writes, "Deep down every one of us needs affirmation of who we are on the inside. If we are honest, there is an essential longing to be valued, esteemed, accepted, appreciated and loved."

G-D’s love and faithfulness

Eric writes, "In order to list all of the verses from the book of John that speak of G-D's love and faithfulness towards us, it would actually require posting the entire book of John in this article to cover them all."

Healthy tension between leaders

Cody writes, "In every leadership team there is always a level of tension. We all have different gifts, passions and ways we think things should be done."

Commentary on Parashat Balak

Our weekly portion is called “Balak”, which is named after Balak, who was the king of Moav during that time. Balak summoned Balaam to curse the Children of Israel.

Parashat Chukat: Yeshua Comes Before Tradition

This Shabbat we read and study Parashat Chukat. This portion focuses on the red heifer and its ashes, which are mainly intended for the purification of those who have been made unclean by the dead, the most severe of impurities.

Israel’s economy bursts with flavour

Stefan writes, "Israel is renowned for its technology. The Start-Up Nation's fruitfulness in bio-tech, navigation, engineering, agriculture and other areas continues enriching the world."

Dare to dance

Simcha writes, "When we are intentional about dancing on our disappointments, we risk causing those around us offence or disgust at how we haven't held it together in the appropriate manner!"