When the Soup Kitchens Close

When the Soup Kitchens Close

Since the beginning of March 2020, Israel has experienced three complete lockdowns due to the pandemic. They have impacted nearly every aspect of our lives.
Feed My Lambs

Feed My Lambs

Every Wednesday morning before dawn, a group of dedicated and hard-working people arise from their sleep, dress, and make their way to seven different locations. Using forklifts, hand trucks, and muscle power, they lift, hoist, and pack boxes, bags, and crates of food...
TikTok Impacts Israel

TikTok Impacts Israel

As Israel moved into its first of three lockdowns last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Jews for Jesus, an organization that was founded upon the core belief of social contact and personal connections, had to think outside the box and become creative with social...
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...
Antisemitism in 2020: A Year in Review

Antisemitism in 2020: A Year in Review

A myriad of events describe the unprecedented year which was 2020. Events such as the race riots, the pandemic and the elections are just three. It could also be argued that 2020 will be remembered as the year when we became the Divided States of America. *****...
A Persian Purim

A Persian Purim

The story of Purim dates back to the 4th century BCE during the Babylonian exile of the Jews from Israel. Most people are familiar with the dramatic tale of Queen Esther and how she and her Uncle Mordechai rescued the Jews from imminent destruction under King...