The events of the past week here in Israel are taking an emotional and spiritual toll on all its people. A video clip of a 13-year-0ld boy Palastinian boy who tried to kill Jewish people in Jerusalem is innundating the Internet. I am stunned by the reactions I’m seeing on social media, in comments on news sites, and in the silence of posts of those who follow Jesus (Yeshua).
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From sarcasm to humor, insults and injury, to tears, propaganda and reverse propaganda—the situation in Israel has become quite tense to say the least. Israel’s ground forces began invading Gaza early this morning with the express goal of demilitarization of Hamas and locating and destroying underground tunnels that are endangering Israeli’s citizens. The rights and […]
This post will be short. I am sitting here crying. I have just opened the news and learned that the three boys who have been missing for 18 days have been found. I weep for these young boys whose lives have been cut short for no reason other than hatred. I grieve for their families […]
It was just a usual quiet evening until the knock on my door. I looked out and saw an extremely frustrated young man with a computer. “Do you know an older couple named Dave and Anne who live in this building?” I answered, “I don’t know anyone here.” “You do live here, don’t you?” “Yes,” […]
As most of you know by now, in the Jewish year, the day starts in the evening. Hence, this evening is the beginning of Holocaust Memorial Day. The newspapers have been running stories about the Holocaust—those who died and those survived—daily, ever since Passover ended. In Israel, the focus is primarily on the 6 million […]