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Trees from the Forest: The State of Evangelism in Israel

Here in Israel there are no experts” on evangelism. There are many believers who are doing the work of evangelism, but most of us are in the middle of the task and cannot see the trees from the forest. While there are no experts, there is no lack of opinions or perspectives. Our Jews for […]

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Bound for the Promised Land

Bound for the Promised Land by Haya Benhayim with Menahem Benhayim Published in 2004, by Purple Pomegranate Productions 140 pp., $12 The prologue to Bound for the Promised Land takes readers to the land of Israel, to the beginning of the Yom Kippur war. Gifted writer Haya Benhayim, an eyewitness to the event, sets the […]

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A Cactus Who Lost His Spikes
Author: Shlomy A

My name is Shlomy. I am a sabra (in Hebrew tsabar”), a native-born Israeli. Sabra is also the name of the Israeli cactus. I was once very much like that prickly cactus. I was born into a Jewish family and as a boy I loved all of the traditions. But when I was 13, I […]

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Encounters with Peace in a Land of Strife
Author: Stephen Katz

The media claim that eight recent terror attacks in the heart of downtown Jerusalem have reduced a bustling economic zone to an economic no-man’s land. On a recent trip to Israel I found a very subdued atmosphere that seemed to confirm that claim. Even Tel Aviv—normally bustling with parties and nightlife on Saturday after sundown—seemed […]

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Dialogue Across the Seas
Author: Stephen Katz

My previous article, The Desert Hasn’t Blossomed Yet sparked several interesting responses. We enjoy the letters of appreciation but it’s also good to know when people take exception to what we say. After all, Havurah is for our family in Messiah—and what Jewish family doesn’t argue and dispute now and then? We thought you might […]

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