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Yom Kippur: The Do-Nothing Day

Yom Kippur is a day of contemplation and reflection, fasting and praying. Though very different to the prescribed Day of Atonement in ancient Israel, in both cases Yom Kippur is a day where most people do nothing much. And this is a very important point.

Messianic youth ministry goes online with biblical teachings around Israel

Netivah youth ministry has launched a new YouTube series called "Mamash Po" [Right Here]. In each episode, Joel Goldberg stands in a place where something significant in the Bible occurred, gives a teaching relevant to the site and then a short spiritual conclusion.

Israel Must Show Humanity

Right on the heels of Rosh HaShana, and as we approach Judaism’s most solemn holiday, Yom Kippur, the day of atonement, when each of us are called upon to undergo personal soul searching, it is also incumbent upon Israel to collectively do some serious soul searching of her own.

The Abraham Accords – Is this “peace deal” good?

Howard writes, "I have mixed and ambivalent feelings about that. On the one hand, most normal people want peaceful relations at every level of human interaction. And the longer the better. But there is also an enemy..."

Announcing New Weekly Editorial Column on Kehila News Israel

We are proud to announce the weekly addition of an editorial column. The purpose of the new editorial column will be to put forth our position on timely and relevant issues which affect us as a believing community.

The Fallidays

Tuvia writes, "So what exactly are we celebrating and why? We don’t know for sure. That’s what’s so amazing about them. God just told us..."

Yom Teruah, The Feast Of Trumpets: Pay Attention!

Have you ever heard the stirring sound of a shofar? That ancient cry to the deep… It is a sound that the people of Israel are commanded to hear on the Feast of Trumpets, Yom haTeruah.

HIT network of hosts eager to welcome back Israeli travelers

Christians from across the world have been opening their homes – and their hearts – to Israeli travelers through the HIT (Hosting Israeli Travelers) network since 2000. As the COVID-19 pandemic severely limits travel, these hosts are now longing for their visitors to come back.

Shabbat Shuva in the New Testament…?

Tuvia writes, "This is connected to Yom Kippur, the day of atonement. But how old is this Jewish liturgic tradition? Is it possible that this goes back as far as Jesus’ time?"

Understanding Paul’s Life and Mission

Joseph writes, "In the vision, Yeshua appears to Paul and speaks to him a few words. I believe that the vision was a catalyst that awakened in this great Torah scholar..."

What Happens When You Raise a Family of Faith in Israel

Keren writes, "It is an amazing thing to raise a family of faith in Israel, but it can be challenging, too. For the most part, faith is a matter of choice. The matter of choosing to live by faith is an education that starts at home."

Why the Resurrection?

Elhanan writes, "The Creator creates reality. And for the same reason that our bodies in which we now live were created, that we may experience - touch, taste, smell, hear and feel, and to express love one for another in a real way, forever."

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