This week’s Torah portion includes the final three plagues and the beginning of the exodus. It also includes the instructions for the celebration of the Passover holiday and the procedure for the sacrifice of the lamb.
Wir können optimistisch sein Liebe Freunde, Wir haben eine neue israelische Regierung, und das ist eine sehr gute Sache. … Read more
Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Print Are we ready for redemption? This week’s portion begins with Exodus 6:2. God speaks to Moses and explains to him that He is the God who appeared to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, that He hears the suffering of the Children of Israel and that He will keep His promise with … Read more
Samuel: Anointing the Kings of Israel In the book of Judges, we followed close to 400 years of Jewish settlement in the Land of Israel. There is no national government and the leaders are temporary and regional. The nation moves between times of trouble and times of quiet, between devotion to God and submission to … Read more
This week we read the final chapters of Genesis. Jacob is approaching the end of his life. We are told that he lived until the age of 147 and that he spent the last 17 years of his life in Egypt. Just before his death, he blesses his grandchildren, Ephraim and Menashe, and then blesses each of his sons.
Ein wunderbares Jahr voller neuer Dinge liegt vor uns! Liebe Freunde, Ein gutes neues Jahr! Es ist in der Tat ein neues Jahr und eines, das, Gott sei Dank, viele … Read more
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).
Sondra Oster Baras, an Orthodox Jew who has devoted her life to reaching out to Christians all over the world to bless Israel, shares the history and meaning of Hanukkah with her Christian friends, even as Kimberly Troup, Christian Zionist director of CFOIC Heartland’s US office, and Tommy Waller, Christian Zionist director of HaYovel, share their understanding of Hanukkah, including a mention of the holiday in the Christian Scriptures!
Der Israel bewahrt, schläft nie Liebe Freunde, Wenn ich auf das Ende des Jahres 2022 und den Beginn von 2023 blicke, denke … Read more