The Evangelical Church in Germany (EKD) last week officially renounced its centuries-old mission to evangelize and convert Jews after a resolution on the topic received unanimous approval at the EKD’s annual synod.
While the dust is still settling from Donald Trump’s surprising victory, many in Israel’s all-important tourism industry are wondering if there will be a positive impact on tourism to the Jewish State.
Reaction is pouring in Wednesday from pro-Israel Jewish and Christian organizations on Donald Trump’s upset victory in the presidential election, with most groups praising the president-elect for his commitment to the Jewish state.
Last week in Samaria, 130 representative from 12 countries affirmed that they are the spiritual descendants of the tribe of Efraim, returning at last to join their brother Judah in their ancestral homeland.
Exactly 175 years ago, an American non-Jew, under the direction of the founder of his church, climbed the Mount of Olives and offered an impassioned declaration and prayer proclaiming the Holy Land as the gathering place for the Jewish people.
As Jews the world over mark the beginning of a new year-long cycle of Torah reading following the holiday of Simchat Torah, a newer, unexpected group of scholars is gearing up to do the same: Christians seeking to return to the roots of the Hebrew Bible.