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.

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

Help is on the Way!

While a small country, Israel has been significantly impacted by the Novel Coronavirus. Currently, Israel has 8,018 people infected with COVID-19, with 48 deaths...

News Digest — 4/6/20

Eleven airplanes containing millions of pieces of medical equipment, including ventilators, face masks and protective suits to contend with the coronavirus outbreak, will...

Israel Economic Aid Package Announced

With fear surrounding coronavirus in Israel, Prime Minister Netanyahu announced a $2.8 billion package to help their economy through this crisis...

News Digest — 4/3/20

Bnei Brak, the city of ultra-Orthodox, or Haredi Jews, has seen the highest infection rate of coronavirus in Israel.  In order to protect its more vulnerable residents, the...

News Digest — 4/2/20

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Mossad chief Yossi Cohen, National Security Council chief Meir Ben Shabbat and the director general of the Health Ministry Bar Siman Tov were...

Next Steps for Virus Prevention

Good news: Johnson & Johnson is working hard to make more than 1 billion doses of a coronavirus vaccine with the help of $1 billion of investment from the U.S...

News Digest — 4/1/20

Israeli deaths from the coronavirus jumped to 21 dead on Wednesday morning (1st), but number 18 hit a particular chord in the country as Tamar Peretz-Levi was the youngest...

News Digest — 3/31/20

Johnson and Johnson said on Monday (30th) that the company and the US government will invest $1 billion to create enough manufacturing capacity to make...

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