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Isaiah’s stirring words take on incredible meaning in our generation, as the Land of Israel stands at the forefront of the world’s attention like never before. Efforts to vilify the Jewish State seem to expand every day across the globe, as does the growing movement of Biblical Zionists who stand with the nation of Israel… Read more »

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In thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed – After Abraham demonstrates his unwavering faith in God with the binding of Isaac, the Lord repeats His original promise of Genesis 12:3, and assures Abraham here that all the nations of the world will be blessed through Abraham. When we look at… Read more »

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Alexander, originally a Greek name, is one of the few names that has origins outside the Jewish faith, but has been made an official Hebrew name and widely adopted by many Jews on account of a fascinating story that occurred over two thousand years ago. During his conquest of the region, Alexander the Great met… Read more »

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Over the course of history, today’s verse has proven to be timeless. Those who bless Israel will be blessed, and the nations of the world will “be blessed in you.” The prominent Jewish commentator, Rashi, explains that the simple meaning of this phrase is that people will say to their children, “May you be like… Read more »

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Isaiah’s beautiful vision of peace is perhaps the most well known description of the Messianic age. Weapons will no longer be needed and instead will be melted down and reformed into farming tools to toil the holy soil of the Land in peace. The young men and women of the Israel Defense Forces courageously defend… Read more »

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In the Jewish daily prayers we ask God to safeguard us, and we refer to Him as the shield of Abraham, ‘ma-gen av-ra-ham’. In today’s verse, God promises to protect the descendants of Abraham and give them the Land of Israel. That promise was upheld from the generations after Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob through today… Read more »

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Today’s verse instructs us to trust in the Lord. Life in Israel often includes a constant struggle against adversity, and requires a great deal of trust and faith. Against great odds, the Jewish People returned to the land with faith and conviction of heart.

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Noah is described as a “righteous man” in Genesis (6:9) because of his tremendous effort and the compassionate care he showed the animals in his ark. Throughout the rest of the Bible, we read repeatedly of the importance of showing sensitivity to all of God’s creatures, including those of the animal kingdom.

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This verse refers to King David, the second monarch of Israel. David was the youngest son of Jesse and his ordination came as a surprise to his family. The ‘hated stone’, the seemingly young, immature or unworthy brother, was chosen as king, the ‘cornerstone’ of the Davidic dynasty. David means ‘beloved’ or ‘friend’, and King… Read more »

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