October/November 1994

Hopes of Peace

Features

Jerusalem: Occupied Territory?

“We want a piece of the action!” This seems to be the prevailing attitude when the international community talks about Jerusalem. Until the Jewish people began to wind their way back toward the Holy City...

The Palestinians

“And Isaac entreated the Lᴏʀᴅ for his wife, because she was barren: and the Lᴏʀᴅ was entreated by him, and Rebekah, his wife, conceived. And the children struggled together within her;

The Jewish Presence in Hebron

This February, a lone Jewish man walked into a mosque inside of a shrine built over the cave of Machpelah in Hebron. Dressed in Israeli military garb, he gunned down 29 Muslim Arabs...

Living With the Peace Process

On September 13, 1993, Israel signed a peace treaty with the PLO, an organization then known as one of our worst enemies. You would expect that after such an historic step...

The Church Confronted And Comforted Revelation 2:1–11

“Churches are like people. No two are alike. Each has its own personality ... size and shape ... strength and weakness,” wrote Steven Lawson.* This is evident when reading Christ’s letters to the seven churches...

Digging Up Israel

The ground in front of the beautiful Golden Gate was still soft from the recent heavy rains. An archaeology student confidently stepped back from the gate to capture its entire view in his camera...

More In This Issue

The Messiah’s House Is Empty

In the village of Kfar Chabad, just off the highway linking Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, stands a large brownstone house. I wrote about it in this space shortly after its cornerstone was laid in 1992.

Israel in the News Oct/Nov 1994

Jerusalem will remain the capital of the Jewish people forever, Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin told the conference of Jewish National Fund leaders recently. He was responding to a statement by PLO leader Yasser Arafat that...

Handshakes and High Hopes

It was a photograph far more captivating than the proverbial "a picture is worth a thousand words" theme. The Royal Jordanian jet with King Hussein on board was flying in lazy circles at low altitude...

A Special Diet

Food, glorious food! We need it to survive. We eat it to celebrate almost any occasion. We offer it in hospitality or comfort. Socially, food somehow helps to build bridges for easier and better communication...

Zvi Oct/Nov 1994

In Jeremiah 13:16 it is written, “Give glory to the Lᴏʀᴅ, your God, before he cause darkness.” This is so true. Many people go into the sea but want to come out dry...

Daily News from Israel

The Sounds of Life

With the sounds of sirens wailing as the rockets from Gaza targeted residents in Ashkelon, at Barzilai Hospital the sounds of crying newborns brought joy in the midst of terror...

News Digest — 11/19/19

Sirens sounded in the Golan Heights in Israel’s north early Tuesday morning (19th). The IDF reported that four launches were identified from Syria towards...

News Digest — 11/18/19

Regardless of the intensive efforts made to form a unity government and prevent a third election, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin, in the forefront of such efforts, does not discount the...

Netanyahu Appoints Bennett as Defense Minister

Israel is in a state of instability since there is still no government formed after the election last September. Prime Minister Netanyahu's cabinet in the meantime has approved...

News Digest — 11/15/19

The Israeli Air Force struck several Islamic Jihad targets in the Gaza Strip in the predawn hours of Friday morning (15th), in response to four rocket attacks by the Iranian-backed terrorist group...

News Digest — 11/14/19

The Israel Defense Forces on Thursday (14th) said five rockets were fired at Israel, hours after the military confirmed a ceasefire had been reached with terror groups in Gaza...

A Legacy of Lifesaving

IDF soldier Nachshon Wachsman was captured by Hamas gunmen in a six-day hostage situation in 1994. After his captors failed to negotiate for 200 prisoners in exchange for his life...

News Digest — 11/13/19

Gaza rocket fire on Israel resumed on Wednesday morning (13th) after a relatively calm night as Islamic Jihad terrorists fired dozens of projectiles...

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