A Look Back at the Honor Paid to Fallen Israeli Soldiers and Terror Victims

Happy Lord's Day, my friends! Sunday is usually a day I share good news and encouragement, and I want to continue that in an odd way today. This past week, Israel commemorated Yom HaZikaron, similar to Memorial Day in America. Israelis have a special way of remembering Holocaust victims (which they did last week during …

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For Zion’s Sake – May 2019

Hey gang, heads up! Our monthly day of prayer is coming up fast in May! We're talking about the first Wednesday of each month that is designated as a day of prayer by those participating in the Isaiah 62 Prayer Initiative. Tomorrow is May 1...the first Wednesday...so get ready to pray! As usual, the International …

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A Father’s Letter to His Son

Over the past couple weeks, the Jewish people have commemorated Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day), Yom HaZikaron (commemoration of the 23,000+ Israelis who have lost their lives in war and terrorism) and Yom HaAtma'ut (Independence Day). I recently reviewed a brief (3:41) video that very touchingly ties the three events together.  It is a father's …

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How are Israelis Gearing up for Their 70th Birthday?

Israel is in the midst of a season of commemoration and celebration, but perhaps none bigger than the anticipation of their 70th birthday! The "feast season" began with Passover, Feast of Unleavened Bread and Feast of First Fruits, all during the first week of April.  That was followed by Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) last …

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