In the context of a flourishing era for Jewish-Christian relations in the United States and abroad, Israel is witnessing a new level of passionate support from Evangelical Protestant Christians – a group that represents more than a quarter of Americans, according to the Pew Research Center.
Every Sunday through Friday, President and Founder of the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (IFCJ or The Fellowship), Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, sent out daily devotionals along with a scripture verse and the Hebrew Word of the Day to encourage understanding of Israel, the Jewish faith and Christianity’s Jewish roots. These devotionals have been a blessing to thousands of people over the years.
The signs clearly say, as so many rabbis and experts have confirmed, that we are living in prophetic times preceding the messiah. 2018 saw a host of “End of Days” events and predictions actualized. In January, snow fell on the Sahara – the world’s hottest desert – paralleling prophecies of Isaiah. In May, President Trump… Read more »
For the first time in 2000 years, non-Jews around the world are expressing a desire to connect with Torah, the Land of Israel, the God of Israel and the Jewish people. Author Dr. Rivkah Lambert Adler in her book “Ten From The Nations: Torah Awakening Among Non-Jews” pioneers a look inside this phenomenon of a Torah awakening among current and former Christians.
As Christmas approaches in Bethlehem each year, fewer and fewer Christian residents take part – not because the tree in Bethlehem’s Manger Square is any less grand than the year before or because less money is allocated towards the festivities – quite the opposite, actually. While the Bethlehem Municipality has invested in marvelous concerts, carols, processions, a midnight mass, tourism and restored pillars in the Church of the Nativity, the fact remains that the Christian population is decreasing each year in the city where Christians believe Jesus was born.
In 2014, Commander of British Forces Colonel Richard Kemp testified before the United Nations regarding the conflict in Gaza. “Based on my experience and on my observations, the Israel Defense Force, the IDF, does more to safeguard the rights of civilians in a combat zone than any other army in the history of warfare,” he said.