Americai?

Americai?

  A Russian-born Israeli friend asked us recently, “Is there going to be civil war in America?” As odd as that question seemed to my wife and me, two American expatriates living in Israel whose entire childhoods passed under an umbrella of seemingly unshakeable...
Tree of Life Ministries Israel, Haifa

Tree of Life Ministries Israel, Haifa

Go, make disciples, baptize, teach. These are the essence of the resurrected Messiah’s instructions to His followers proclaimed in Galilee 2,000 years ago; the “Great Commission” of Matthew 28. Disciples are to go and spread the gospel throughout the nations of the...
Hark! How all the welkin rings

Hark! How all the welkin rings

  Suspiciously Christmas-like decorations have begun to appear again in Jerusalem neighborhoods, parks and malls, though fewer than in the recent past thanks to the world’s most pervasive virus. But one will not typically hear Christmas music in public,...
Jerusalem Thanksgiving, 2020

Jerusalem Thanksgiving, 2020

  Thanksgiving morning in Jerusalem, 2020, with our turkey properly stuffed and roasting in the oven, Marcia and I got a call from a British expat in town with whom we were doing business. “Good morning!” he began, “why don’t you chaps come down to the office...
Sleep of Reason

Sleep of Reason

It was encouraging for Jerusalem residents to learn that the Copenhagen contingent of the international protests staged against Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu, broadcast live worldwide on Facebook in August, “appeared to be [attended by] just one man.” That factoid...