Tour Rewind: Mount of Olives

Mount of Olives Ok friends, as I indicated yesterday, there is method to my madness. As we head toward the weekend, I want to transport you to a weekend over 2,000 years ago. That weekend changed history...and I hope this weekend blesses you immensely as we finish our tour rewind by focusing on that weekend. …

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Sukkot: The Most Joyous Days in Israel

Less than a week ago Jews around the world commemorated the most solemn day on the Jewish calendar: Yom Kippur. It is a day of fasting following 10 days of introspection in which observant Jews believe their names being written in the Book of Life are on the line. (See Israel Shuts Down for Yom …

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“I Cannot Look Back”: An Israeli Teenager Meets Messiah!

My friends, God is writing an amazing story...a story of redemption and eternal salvation. But salvation is for the Jew first, then for us Gentiles. As illustrated a couple days ago, the Gospel message is going out, and slowly a harvest of the "first people" (Jews) is coming in. True, most will not recognize their …

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Israel Shuts Down for Yom Kippur

Empty highway during Yom Kippur Yom Kippur (which began at sundown Tuesday, October 8 this year) is the holiest day on the Jewish calendar. It follows the 10 Days of Awe in which Jews are particularly focused on repentance, prayer, fasting and acts of charity. According to Jewish tradition, it is believed the righteous (tzaddikim) …

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