Yom Kippur: Before and After COVID

Anyone who doubts the spiritual toll COVID has taken on Israel and around the world needs only to look at this comparison. (Top: Western Wall on Yom Kippur 2020, bottom: Western Wall on Yom Kippur 2019) Yom Kippur is the holiest, most solemn day of the year on the Hebrew calendar. It is a time …

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Yom Yerushalayim: Celebration of an Israeli Miracle

Yom Yerushalayim celebration Though this would be the typical scene at the Western Wall on Yom Yerushalayim, it may be a little less crowded this year. If you haven't noticed, springtime is filled with various "Yom" holidays in Israel. For example, Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day), Yom HaZikaron (Memorial Day) and Yom Ha'Atzmaut (Independence Day) …

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The Silent Hours “In Between”

It is difficult to put into words how vividly your Bible comes to life as you gaze upon the very places from where Scripture was written. For example, how vividly we imagine the crucifixion when standing "face-to-face" with Golgotha, the hill where Jesus was crucified. Some of you have been there, and perhaps these pictures …

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Vice President Pence: “We’re Called to Bless Israel”

Following Thursday's visit to the Western Wall in Jerusalem, Vice President Mike Pence was interviewed by CBN Chief Political Analyst, David Brody. During that interview, Pence left no doubt about his love for Israel. My heart is overjoyed when I hear American leaders quoting Scripture and wearing hearts on their sleeves when it comes to …

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