September/October 2001

Tabernacles: Past, Present & Future

Features

When Silence Says It All

The pope’s recent visit to Syria spoke volumes. But the loudest message appears to have been what he wasn’t allowed to say.

The Feast of Tabernacles in Ancient Times

A flurry of activity, all designed to focus the Israelites on God’s faithfulness, accompanied this fascinating festival.

The Feast of Tabernacles in the Days of Jesus

You’ll almost feel as though you were there after reading this illuminating article and learning how Jesus used this feast to point people to Himself.

Camping Out Under the Stars

So you don’t like camping? You may change your mind after you get a glimpse of life in today’s sukkot.

Tabernacles in the Millennium

A day is coming when people of all nations will go up to Jerusalem for the Jewish Feast of Tabernacles—and woe to them if they don’t go!


More In This Issue

U.S. Embassy–Closing the Door Once More

Early in June the current administration opted to follow the lead of former President Clinton, at least temporarily, by closing the door on moving the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Citing security interests...

A Look at the Fall Festivals

Rosh Hashanah marks both the beginning of the Jewish high holidays and the civil year on the Jewish calendar. It’s a good time to wish your Jewish friends leshana tova (happy New Year)...

So, What Exactly is That?

Meeting new people is a regular part of my job. Usually it takes just a short time before I find myself asking the inevitable question, “What do you do?” Sometimes (not often, I hope)...

God’s Discipline of Israel

Hosea 12:1-14: Two young boys were fighting in the park. A man took one of the boys aside and began to spank him for his inappropriate behavior. An observant bystander indignantly asked the man...

They Cry in Silence Sep/Oct 2001

Indonesia is a nation splashed across thousands of miles of the Indian Ocean and Java Sea in Southeast Asia. The nation is comprised of a mind-boggling 13,660 islands and ranks as the world’s fourth largest...

Mother Rachel Conclusion

Barrenness was an extreme source of shame and disgrace in ancient Israel, and Rachel’s barrenness only worsened her relationship with her sister Leah. It was bad enough they shared a husband.

Eye on the Middle East Sep/Oct 2001

As if the world were not in enough trouble already, we now learn that Iraq has all of the basic components necessary to assemble a nuclear bomb. The Jerusalem Post reports that Dr. Khidhir Hamza,

The Means of Knowing Truth About God Part Two

Previously we examined the biblical claim that God has demonstrated the reality of His existence and uncovered other knowledge about Himself by giving revelation to human beings during the course of history.

Israel in the News Sep/Oct 2001

According to an Internet report on Yahoo!® News, the poll was conducted by the Palestine Center for Public Opinion from May 24 through 26 and showed 76 percent of respondents favored “operations like the May...

Zvi Sep/Oct 2001

Almost every Jewish home here has a mezuzah nailed to the right doorpost of the front door. A mezuzah is a small receptacle that contains a piece of parchment on which is written Deuteronomy 6:4–9.

Daily News from Israel

Netanyahu Fails to Form a Coalition Government

Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, was unable to form an Israeli coalition government, which gives opportunity for other parties to unite...

News Digest — 5/14/21

The Israel Air Force bombed Hamas’ underground tunnel network late Thursday night (13th) in the northern Gaza Strip in what military officials said was one of the most...

News Digest — 5/13/21

American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta Airlines have suspended flights to Israel amid massive rocket attacks from Palestinian terror groups in the Gaza Strip and waves of...

What’s Really Going on in the Israel-Hamas Clash?

It’s been a deadly week in Israel. Numbers vary, but sources have reported that the terrorist group Hamas has launched hundreds...

News Digest — 5/12/21

One person was killed and two injured when an anti-tank missile fired by Hamas struck their vehicle near the northern part of the Gaza Strip on Wednesday (12th).  A third man...

News Digest — 5/11/21

More than 70 people were injured on Tuesday morning (11th) after rockets fired from the Gaza Strip slammed into two homes in Ashkelon.  Four of the injured were members of the...

Rage!

Rioting and attacking Israeli drivers in Jerusalem have dominated the city the past week. On Sunday evening, May 9, Israel began celebrating...

News Digest — 5/10/21

Palestinian terrorists in Gaza fired three rockets at Israeli towns early Monday morning (10th), sending tens of thousands of Israelis running for bomb shelters as...

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