The Fellowship does all it can to show Israelis and needy Jewish people around the world that they have Christian friends who care for them. This partnership between Christians and Jews has also been demonstrated by Israelis who are helping Christians and other refugees fleeing the Islamic State (IS or ISIS) terrorists who have taken over large parts of the Middle East:
Across the globe - from Israel to the former Soviet Union to North America - those who survived the Holocaust are growing older. The Fellowship has long done all it can to ease the hardships this aging population faces. While poverty is one of the more tangible and obvious struggles, loneliness, grief, and depression are also experienced by so many.
"And Noah and his sons and his wife and his sons’ wives entered the ark to escape the waters of the flood." —Genesis 7:7
The celebration of Simchat Torah - when the Jewish people end and begin the cycle of reading the Torah - begins Thursday at sundown. We’ll be taking a short break for the holiday and suspending content on Thursday and Friday, October 16 and 17.
We’ll be back with new content on Monday, October 20. Until then, we wish our Jewish friends a festive Simchat Torah!
A massive series of ancient buildings located beneath Jerusalem are set to open to the public. These buildings, which were excavated by Israeli archaeologists, are connected to the Western Wall tunnels and include a recently refurbished 14th century inn near the Temple Mount: