HaYovel, brings beautiful feet to Judea and Samaria, the Biblical Heartland of Israel, where we choose to take part in the beautiful promise of Abraham, and participate in all of the wonderful blessings that the prophets foretold.
The establishment of the State of Israel and its role on the international stage calls for a transformation of the “light unto the nations” metaphor from a passive, individual candle, to a powerful blaze, firing up the nations and igniting the world with righteousness.
On one level, the outlook for the religious landscape in the US is bleak. However, if one looks to the purchasing patterns of Bibles and Judaica, the trends paint a different picture of the landscape of religion in the United States.
Approximately 15 Christian priests were killed—at least four burned alive—and 19 churches torched during Muslim uprisings in the east, where most of the nation’s 33 percent Muslim population is centered.
If a museum can reverse ancient religious rivalries and create a beacon of reconciliation in the heart of Washington D.C., we can have hope for greater unity and respect in politics and all realms of life.