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VaYigash (And He (Judah) Approached) – Genesis 44:18 – 47:27

This week’s portion begins with the most dramatic speech in the Bible — Judah’s plea to Joseph to save his brother Benjamin. “And Joseph could not restrain himself before all that stood by him . . . And he wept aloud . . . And Joseph said to his brothers, ‘I am Joseph, is my father still alive?'” (Genesis 45:1-3).

Israel Will Prevail

December 8, 2021 Sondra Oster Baras This morning, Moriah, a young Jewish woman living in the Shimon HaTzadik neighborhood of Jerusalem, was stabbed by an Arab terrorist as she was walking her children to school. The terrorist was a 14-year-old girl and Moriah’s neighbor.  As soon as she had brazenly stabbed the young mother, the … Read more

Miketz (The End) – Genesis 41:1 – 44:17

In this week’s Torah portion, we continue the story of Joseph in Egypt. The portion begins with Joseph’s rise to power, thanks to his interpretation of Pharaoh’s dream. He is given full responsibility for feeding the nation and, indeed surrounding nations, during the upcoming famine.

NEUIGKEITEN AUS DEM KERNLAND-Dezember 2021

So viel hat sich geändert und so viel nicht Liebe Freunde, Es ist bereits Dezember 2021! Mehr als alles andere haben die vergangenen 20 Monate die Wahrheit von Gottes Wort bekräftigt: Es ist nicht gut für den Menschen, allein zu sein, und eine dreifache Schnur reißt nicht so schnell (2. Mose 2, Prediger 4). Gott … Read more

NIEUWS UIT HET HEARTLAND – December 2021

Zo veel is veranderd en zo veel is niet veranderd Het is alweer december 2021! Meer dan wat ook hebben de afgelopen 20 maanden de waarheid van Gods woord versterkt: Het is niet goed voor de mens om alleen te zijn, en een drievoudig koord wordt niet snel verbroken. (Genesis 2, Prediker 4) God schiep … Read more

The Meaning of Hanukkah

Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn Share on email Email Share on print Print Does Hanukkah have anything to do with you? Hanukkah is a popular Jewish holiday, usually celebrated in December. Because of its proximity to Christmas, some people assume that it is a Jewish version of Christmas. … Read more

In Honor of Thanksgiving

This past year has been a difficult and challenging one in so many ways. And yet, it also offered us hope and many moments of joy and fulfillment. We would like to take this moment to thank you, our CFOIC Heartland friends and supporters, for all you have done for us this past year.

Vayishlach (And He (Jacob) Sent) – Genesis 32:4 – 36:43

This week’s Torah portion begins with Jacob’s preparation for his confrontation with Esau. He has just returned from years in the home of his uncle Laban, he has four wives and 12 children, a great deal of sheep and other animals, but he remains concerned as to whether Esau is still intent on killing him.

Community at a Glance: Migdalim

This is the series you have been waiting for – the chance to visit communities in Judea and Samaria, from the comfort of your home, and catch a glimpse of life in each and every community!