RealTime May 2006
Good deeds sometimes do more harm than good. That’s right. If we busy ourselves with doing good while omitting what is best, then what is good eventually shrivels into a sorry substitute for what is best.
Author Robert Stearns has written a compelling cover story for this month’s edition of Charisma Magazine, titled “Why Israel Matters.” He urges Christians to support the nation of Israel, using both a theological and political perspective. But he leaves out the most important truth for Christians to understand about Israel
Earlier This Month
Remembrance Day and Israel’s 58th Independence Day were observed on May 2 and 3. Independence Day is what it sounds like, an annual celebration of the anniversary of the establishment of the modern state of Israel. The Day of Remembrance, Yom Hazikaron, is a time to appreciate and mourn the Fallen of Israel’s wars. It always begins with a national moment of silence, which is ushered in with the eerie sound of a one-minute siren.
For more information on the history and traditions of these two days, click here.
Also This Month“
It is NOT illegal to talk to people in Israel about Jesus!
Once again, Jews for Jesus was present at the “Boombamela Festival,” a gathering of largely New Age or secular young Israelis. Daniel Goldstein (son of staff members Jeannie and Efraim) organized and led the outreach with assistance from Zeev (a short term worker) and Amitai, a student
In next month’s regular (snail mail) Newsletter, you will find: a lead article by David Brickner titled, “What You Get”; a brief summary of “Some Changes” in terms of various missionaries transferred to different positions; an article on the Jewish holiday, Shavuot, titled “From Passover to Pentecost”; “Take Time for the Aged” by Mira Gracheva,…
Thanks to those of you who prayed faithfully for Zola Levitt and his family last month. Zola passed peacefully into the presence of the Lord on April 19, 2006. He will be tremendously missed. A photograph of Zola with a link to a personal letter from Moishe to Zola, as well as a link to Zola Levitt Ministries, appears on the front page of our website“