Reverend Billy Graham, a powerful advocate of Israel and one of the most influential Evangelical leaders of the era, passed away on Wednesday at the age of 99.
US Vice President Mike Pence received a wave of criticism for a tweet he posted in honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Saturday. The tweet featured a short video of Pence and his wife, Karen laying a wreath at Yad Va’Shem, Israel’s Holocaust museum, during their recent visit to Israel. A few days ago, Karen… Read more »
The candle-lighting ceremony highlights the challenges faced by the Hebrew-speaking Christian community. The community of about 1000 people was born at the tail end of the 1950s, when interfaith couples arrived in Israel, as did Christians who moved to Israel, integrated into the secular life of Israel and spoke Hebrew, all the while retaining their Catholicism.
Over the years our Christian partners have contributed more than $1.4 billion, mostly with an average sacrificial donation of $76 per person, to help Israel and the Jewish people. These are not wealthy mega donors, but people who care wholeheartedly for Israel and relate to the Jewish people with unconditional love.