Community News

Journalistic articles about anything related to the Israeli Messianic Jewish community, Israeli Arab Christian community, Gentile believers living in Israel, or Israeli believers abroad.

Wife of Israeli citizen denied citizenship due to faith in Jesus

Last week, the Ministry of Interior invited the Stutz family to come and finally receive the Israeli identification documentation for his wife. Excited, the Stutz family went to the Ministry of Interior, only to find out that once again, their request had been rejected, and no reason was given.

The Israeli Ministry of Interior – playing with matters of life and death

The Ministry of Interior is playing a dangerous game, both morally and legally. The Law of Return categorically states that individuals who have one Jewish parent or grandparent are eligible for citizenship.
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At Jerusalem’s Alliance Cemetery, Meir Aharoni works each day beside friends

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.”

Looking over from Mount Nebo

Orna writes, "Stunning! This was our first impression when we looked from Mount Nebo in the direction of Israel and started recalling the stories that took place in that region."

A light in the darkness

Katherine Snyder talks about the work of Anchor Of Hope and the role God plays in counselling.

Haredi Jews bully Jewish believers until law steps in

Since 2011, Israel Pochtar, congregational leader in Ashdod, has become accustomed to the hundreds of ultra-orthodox Jews who would systematically harass, bully, shame and threaten the 300 believers who would attend Shabbat services in their hometown.

An Orthodox Israeli woman follows Yeshua

Noa proclaimed that she was dedicating her life to the Messiah of Israel, Yeshua. She thanked God for her new salvation and went into the water. It was a powerful and holy moment, and there was a strong presence of the Holy Spirit at the time of her immersion.

This Sukkot, Vision for Israel to highlight local believers

The VFI celebration of Sukkot will take place at The Pavilion, an auditorium in the Clal Building in downtown Jerusalem, from Sept. 25 to 27. An emphasis this year will be placed on the Body of Messiah in Israel.

Adoption – Foundation of a blessed life

Reuven writes, "Adoption was Israel’s first experience as a new nation. The people now belonged to someone: a great and awesome someone – the creator Himself. The Apostle Paul recognized this foundational position when he wept for the people of Israel thousands of years later crying out..."

Latest methods used by anti-missionaries in Israel

Carmiyah ministries based in the Ashkelon region have recently been the target of a well known anti-missionary organisation in Israel.