Reuven writes, "No doubt, if you visit the En-Gedi oasis today, hike its rocky paths and dip in its cool pools, these scriptures, as well as many other precious words of God, will gain greater meaning and significance, impacting your life as you walk on with the Lord."
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.
Sukkot (see Leviticus 23:34-43) is a festive, family holiday. Many Israelis erect a temporary booth (sukka) where they eat their meals and sometimes even sleep in them. It's traditional to invite friends and family to share a meal in the sukka.
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.
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.”
Reuven writes, "The nation of Israel is about to enter the most solemn day on its annual calendar, the Day of Atonement, and we wanted to share that special sense with our friends from the nations."
After several years of being a “good neighbor” the Israeli army has announced that it is ending its humanitarian mission of supplying food and other goods to Syria during its civil war.
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.
A 17-year-old Palestinian from a town near Hebron stabbed Fuld in the back then fled. Fuld chased his assailant and opened fire before succumbing to his wounds. The attacker was taken to the hospital with multiple gunshot wounds.
Cookie writes, "A recent Jerusalem Post article entitled, “The Faith Crisis of American Jewry” (9/12/18) caught my eye, citing the devastating rate of intermarriage, lack of synagogue attendance and even a considerable amount of those who have no belief in God."