June/July 1989

With Wings Like Eagles

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Who Are We That We Should Choose Our Way?

I had begun the three-block walk from my home to the bus stop. It was an almost daily ritual, and the scenery was familiar. I was in my second year in Bible college studying for the ministry. 

Another Look at the Pharisees

A third-century rabbi, reflecting on the past history of his people, remarked, “Israel went into exile only after it became divided into twenty-four sects.”

Problems in the Church Today

Wouldn’t it be marvelous to belong to a church where everything ran smoothly? If all the items of business were passed by unanimous vote, business meetings would become a pleasure rather than the long...

The Purpose of Israel’s Stumble

When Frederick the Great, King of Prussia, asked his chaplain to give him the strongest evidence for the Christian faith, his chaplain’s reply was, “Israel!” Long after other great civilizations have expired...

Israel, You Only Have I Known Amos 3:1-15

Israel has a special relationship with God. Like a father to his son, God heaped upon Israel every provision for a life of purity and prosperity. Sadly, Israel turned out to be a prodigal son...

Lessons from The Past: An Early Scottish Mission To The Jews

The tiny nation of Scotland has given the world many things - the sport of golf, the bagpipe, the Highland Games, and the poetry of Robert Burns. Unfortunately, one of Scotland’s greatest contributions is often overlooked.

The Glory of God

The glory of God has been manifested in many ways throughout the course of history. The Hebrew word for glory means heavy or weighty and is most often used to express honor or impressiveness.

Joel of Jerusalem Jun/Jul 1989

I recently read an interview in one of Israel’s largest newspapers concerning a woman who was celebrating her one hundredth birthday. She lives in a nursing home which accepts only those who are capable of paying the expensive rates charged.

Daily News from Israel

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Israeli Minister of Immigration Absorption Pnina Tamano-Shata kicked off the Jerusalem Conference...

Gantz Says Iran is Close to Building Bomb

Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz recently said that Iran was finishing the enrichment of uranium...

News Digest — 5/20/22

The Israel Security Intelligence Agency (Shin Bet) announced on Thursday (19th) the uncovering of an Iranian plot to lure Israeli academics and businesspeople abroad for...

News Digest — 5/19/22

King Abdullah of Jordan expressed concern Wednesday (18th) that the vacuum left behind by Russian troops who left southern Syria as the country shifts focus on Ukraine, will be...

UN Inquiry on Operation Guardian of the Walls Slanted Against Israel

The United Nations (UN) is investigating the May 2021 Operation Guardian of the Walls...

News Digest — 5/18/22

Tens of thousands of people are expected to flock to Mount Meron on Wednesday night (18th) to celebrate Lag B’Omer, exactly one year after 45 people died there in...

News Digest — 5/17/22

Reports that Hezbollah and its allies have not performed as well as expected in the Lebanese elections may have ramifications.  The pro-Iranian group may suffer a...

Snakebitten!

A 20 year old member of the elite Air Force Shaldag commando unit was rushed to the Hillel Yafa Medical Center in Hadera with an apparent snake bite...

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