Havurah Volume 09 Number 01

Running Away

I was camped with my paratrooper unit in the desert surrounding the Dead Sea when I recognized the name Joshua Friedberg on the front page of an Israeli newspaper. Ne’dar, missing. Before I had time to process what was happening, I was on a bus heading back to Machon Meir Yeshiva in Jerusalem to join […]

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Talking with Tass: A Palestinian who Loves the Jewish People

As we reflect on the issue of reconciliation between Israeli and Palestinian believers, we thought you might appreciate reading a bit from Tass Abu Sadr, a Palestinian who was raised as a Muslim and has been a believer in Jesus since 1993. Tass spent many years as a Fatah fighter; his is a radical example […]

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Salat Hatzilim

Talking about the Middle East always reminds us of some of the wonderful dishes we’ve had there. Try this recipe for Salat Hatzilim – Israeli Eggplant Dip with a Bite, from Melissa Moskowitz. Ingredients: 2 large eggplants (about 4 pounds all together) 5 cloves garlic, mashed 3-4 tablespoons mayonnaise, lowfat or regular 2 teaspoons olive […]

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Resources to Consider: Why Care About Israel by Sandra Teplinsky and Arabs in the Shadow of Israel by Tony Maalouf
Author: Ruth Rosen

It is most unlikely that a completely unbiased book regarding Arabs and/or Jews exists, and the existence of an unbiased reader is even less likely. But that shouldn’t discourage us from reading such books; it’s just an incentive to pray for discernment concerning other people’s biases, and a willingness to admit our own. There is […]

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Bulletin Board

E-cards Please remember that you can post a comment about any of the articles in Havurah,” by going to: http://www.jewsforjesus.org/publications/havurah Click on the article of your choice and look to the right where you can click on “comments.” It may seem early to mention but Purim and Passover, both will have passed by the time […]

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