Sirens sound on Jerusalem Day, 2021

Sirens sound on Jerusalem Day, 2021

  In the past, before and after missile attacks, Israeli civil defense sirens would first send out distinctive variable warning tones, meaning “take cover,” and follow them with a steady, single tone to indicate “all-clear.” But all-clear tones have not been used...
The Kotel Is in Our Hands

The Kotel Is in Our Hands

On June 7, 1967, IDF General Mordechai Gur broadcast these now-famous words to his battle-worn troops in Jerusalem, “We are sitting right now on the ridge and we’re seeing the Old City. Shortly, we are going to go into the Old City of Jerusalem that all generations...
“I will whistle for them”

“I will whistle for them”

  There is faith and there is unshakeable faith. Renowned Bible teacher Derek Prince once said of scripture, “Every word of it is true.” The creation story, the flood, the prophet Elijah’s ascension to heaven in a flaming chariot and Zechariah’s apocalyptic...
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...