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A South African’s Apology to Israel

By Victoria Martin To the people of Israel I’m a South African. At times, proudly so. At others, the pride makes way for shame. And more »

Jerusalem Diversity

Temple Mount Battle Ground

By Tom Brennan Israeli police in Jerusalem face a never-ending battle to keep peace at the holiest place to three faiths. Since 1967 the Temple more »

Jerusalem Capital

Basic Law – Jerusalem

by Esther Korson Yesterday I travelled to Tel Aviv with a friend, as she had to go to the Chilean Embassy. On the way there, more »

Dreams and Visions

Dreams and Visions (Part 4)

By Barry Rosenfeld Part 1    Part 2    Part 3 Although God has given us His word the Bible to guide us, He can more »

Israeli Navy Submarine

Take Her Down

By Tom Brennan Israel’s latest sub and a brief history of the Israeli Navy. Except for the friendly Nations of Jordan and Egypt, Israel’s back more »

Op-Ed

Billions of Dollars for Hamas

Gaza: The World is Watching

By Tom Brennan Nations pledging financial support should learn from Israel's experience before investing billions in a risky venture. A world conference has been meeting to discuss rebuilding Gaza. World leaders would be wise to learn from … [Read More...]

“But we have this treasure in jars of clay to show that this all-surpassing power is from God and not from us” (2 Corinthians 4:7).

“We Have this Treasure in Jars of Clay”

By Elisabeth Hinze And so it happened that I attended an Orthodox Jewish wedding for the first time. No, I wasn’t invited. But a friend of mine was. And he made the necessary arrangements, asked the necessary people and got the necessary … [Read More...]

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Israeli Life & Culture

Menachem Begin

Menachem Begin: the Man Who Made Peace

By Tom Brennan Menachem Begin's life reads like a novel. It has drama, adventure, war and peace. Best of all it is all true. Israel's debt to this man is immeasurable. In today's war torn environment with The Caliphate advancing, Gaza and … [Read More...]

Yom Kippur War

The 1973 Yom Kippur War

By Nicole Sivan We recently observed the holiday of Yom Kippur, the most holy day in the Jewish year. Much has been discussed about the sanctity of the day as well as the pleasure of the holiday for non-religious Israelis. However, I … [Read More...]

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Biblical

Dreams and Visions

Dreams and Visions (Part 4)

By Barry Rosenfeld Part 1    Part 2    Part 3 Although God has given us His word the Bible to guide us, He can and does still communicate with His people through dreams and visions. Judaism today stresses the free will of the … Read More...

Dreams

Dreams and Visions (Part 3)

By Barry Rosenfeld Part 1        Part 2 “When there is a prophet among you, I, the Lord, reveal myself to them in visions, I speak to them in dreams. But this is not true of my servant Moses; he is faithful in all my house. With him I … Read More...

King David

Longing for His Presence

By Elisabeth Hinze When it comes to heroes and heroines from the Bible, King David is one of my all-time favourites. Why? Well, I find him one of the easiest characters to relate to. The book of Samuel introduces him as Israel’s mightiest … Read More...

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Dreams and Visions (Part 2)

By Barry Rosenfeld Part 1 “‘In the last days, God says, I will pour out my Spirit on all people. Your sons and daughters will prophesy, your young men will see visions, your old men will dream dreams.’” (Acts 2:17) The primary function of … Read More...

Festive Meal Inside the Sukkah

The Season of Our Joy

By Elisabeth Hinze Sukkot is the seventh of the seven festivals we read about in the Bible. It’s a happy festival. I mean seriously happy. So happy in fact, that 1 Kings 12:32 tells us that the Israelites simply referred to Sukkot as “The … Read More...

Angel

Dreams and Visions (Part 1)

By Barry Rosenfeld “And afterward, I will pour out my Spirit on all people. Your sons and daughters will prophesy, your old men will dream dreams, your young men will see visions.” (Joel 2:28) Prophecy plays a major role in the Bible. … Read More...

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