In preparation for the Jewish holiday of Purim, which begins this Wednesday at sundown, The Fellowship hosted a party for participants in our With Dignity and Fellowship program in Migdal HaEmek, an Israeli city near Nazareth.
We love this story about some unlikely participants in the upcoming Jerusalem Marathon – and the surprising people who are helping them train.
“Do not pour it on anyone else’s body and do not make any other oil using the same formula. It is sacred, and you are to consider it sacred. Whoever makes perfume like it and puts it on anyone other than a priest must be cut off from their people.” —Exodus 30:32–33
Whether you’re actually planning a visit to Israel or just dreaming about one, Israel21c’s list of the top 30 events in the Holy Land in 2015 offers fun food for thought.