January/February 2020

Scattered!

A look at life in the Jewish Diaspora.


This issue of Israel My Glory examines Jewish life in the Diaspora and shows us that God keeps His promises—the ones we like, as well as the ones we don’t—and we can trust Him.
IMG In Depth: Our radio host, Chris Katulka, further explains the diaspora, the scattering of the Jewish people all around the world beyond Israel in this issue.

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Features

From the Editor Jan/Feb 2020

Two things I feel like I’ve known about since the day I was born are the Holocaust and the State of Israel. Some people feel these entities are unrelated...

How to Relieve Stress in 3 Steps

Unless you’ve lived in a cave for the last four years, you probably know 2020 is an important presidential election year...

History in a Minor Key

The air was cool, a hint of dampness pervading it. I stood huddled with my Jewish friends. In front of us lay a massive mound of gray ash...

Nightmare and Blessing

I recently had a horrible dream. I was lost, very far from home, and nothing looked familiar. I felt anxious, afraid...

Judaism 2.0

On a radio call-in show some years ago, a listener asserted the world “would be better off without Jews.” Another listener called in...

A Place Called Home

The suggestion provoked a small eruption. I made it some years ago at a family gathering of my grown children and their families...


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Inside View Jan/Feb 2020

The Friends of Israel Gospel Ministry is an evangelical organization. We share the gospel with everyone willing to listen. The word evangelical comes from the Greek...

Prioritize Your Heavenly Citizenship

It’s presidential-election year in America; and before you know it, you’ll be casting your ballot for the next commander-in-chief...

EU’s Bias Shines Brightly

The appointment of Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell as high representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs...

Christian Persecution Jan/Feb 2020

Muslim Fulani herdsmen kidnapped and killed a pastor’s wife in Nigeria three days after killing a Baptist pastor...

Q: What Does Romans 8:28 Mean?

Many Christians are confused about the apostle Paul’s statement, “And we know that all things work together for good...

The Reason Why

Surrounded by 10 million busy South Koreans in a city teeming with skyscrapers and Forbes Global 2000 companies sits a humble house used by the Chabad of Korea...

Important Events in Diaspora History

Following is a brief synopsis of what Jewish people endured as they wandered from country to country, trying to find rest...

All That Glitters Is Not God

The incident of the golden calf looms large in Israel’s history. Moses’ long stay on Mt. Sinai convinced some Israelites that...

Paul’s Emphasis on Prayer

Charles Haddon Spurgeon, often called the prince of preachers, had much to say about his prayer life...

Tomorrow’s Unknown Twins

Tomorrow is unpredictable. No one knows what it will bring. The ups, downs, twists, and turns of life...

Jewish World Update Jan/Feb 2020

Two Jewish students have been taken out of school after being the targets of anti-Semitic bullying in two separate incidents...

Apples of Gold Jan/Feb 2020

Psalm 115:2 says, “Why should the Gentiles say, ‘So where is their God?’” It is our obligation before God to tell others about Him...

Daily News from Israel

Largest Banks in Israel and Dubai Unite

Israel's largest bank, Hapoalim, announced that it had signed a banking and finance memorandum of understanding with the largest bank in Dubai...

News Digest — 9/25/20

Israelis on Friday (25th) braced for a strict nationwide lockdown imposed by the government in an attempt to curb the coronavirus pandemic from spiraling further out...

News Digest — 9/24/20

Israel’s Chief Rabbi David Lau hinted on Wednesday (23rd) that he would support closing synagogues on Yom Kippur if health officials decide “it’s the right thing to do.” Despite...

Bomb Shelters: Too Late or Just in Time?

Yesterday the Israeli government declared it will build 600 bomb shelters along Israel’s northern border separating it from Lebanon. Construction will begin...

News Digest — 9/23/20

Israel’s corona numbers continue to rise.  There were 3,858 reported cases on Monday (21st), up from 2,565 on Sunday (20th).  Of those tested, 11.2 percent are...

News Digest — 9/22/20

Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz headed to Washington on Monday night (21st) for talks with his US counterpart on maintaining Israel’s qualitative military edge (QME) following...

The Ripple Effect

Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez and Prime Minister Netanyahu completed a mutual agreement to open embassies by the end of 2020...

News Digest — 9/21/20

Tens of thousands of Israelis are seizing the opportunity to avoid the new lockdown by flying abroad to enjoy a more relaxed vacation in another country...

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