The Bible clearly tells us that Shabbat (the Sabbath) is an eternal covenant and a sign between God and the Children of Israel, a testimony to the fact that God introduced the concept of rest on the seventh day.
Christians for Israel
The messages of Yom Kippur are resonating with Christians all over the world. Although it’s impossible to know exactly how many Christians join the worldwide Jewish community in fasting from sundown to sundown on Yom Kippur, Breaking Israel News found that Christians who had voluntarily accepted the Yom Kippur fast were anxious to talk about their experiences.
It is well-known that Jews are restricted from praying on the Temple Mount but a recent encounter illustrated how Christians who revere the site are treated in the same roughshod manner by the Waqf (Islamic Religious Authority). This battle for religious equality will determine whether the Temple Mount will take to its Biblical and prophesied role as a “House of Prayer for all Nations.”
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed the Christians United for Israel (CUFI) conference in Washington DC, via live satellite link. He thanked Christians for their loyal and deep support of the State of Israel. Thank you, Pastor Hagee. Thank you CUFI for supporting Israel. We appreciate your support, and we thank you for it. We… 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.
An important event has just concluded in Jerusalem: the first “Christian Media Summit.” Coordinated with significant help from the Israeli government, it was a positive development, after many years of networking by pro-Israel groups. Among the attendees were CAMERA’s Dexter Van Zile and the Jerusalem Journal’s Brian Schrauger, perhaps my two favorite reporters. If Dex… Read more »
A call for Christians to take on a difficult three-day fast in order to identify with Israel is receiving a powerful response, perhaps because of its precedent. The fast mirrors the one described in the Book of Esther, read Saturday night for the holiday of Purim, which overturned Israel’s enemies and saved the Jewish people.