A Collective Obligation

A Collective Obligation

In late January, Israeli media announced Israel’s intent to provide coronavirus vaccines to the world’s Holocaust survivors, including non-Israelis; a special program deemed a “collective obligation” by Diaspora Affairs Minister, Omer Yankelevitch. ***** SUBSCRIBE to...
Beyond phone apps and deep breathing

Beyond phone apps and deep breathing

  The day after Israel’s third coronavirus lockdown ended we got a call from our good friend Eli. Eli had worked for years in Israel’s booming tourist trade but is now completely out of work. “We’re not far from your place,” he said on the phone. “We have the...
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,...