Jerusalem Gothic

Americai?

  A Russian-born Israeli friend asked us recently, “Is there going to be civil war in America?” As odd as that question seemed to my wife and me, two American expatriates living in Israel whose entire childhoods passed under an umbrella of seemingly unshakeable...

Antisemitism in 2020: A Year in Review

A myriad of events describe the unprecedented year which was 2020. Events such as the race riots, the pandemic and the elections are just three. It could also be argued that 2020 will be remembered as the year when we became the Divided States of America.*****...

A Persian Purim

The story of Purim dates back to the 4th century BCE during the Babylonian exile of the Jews from Israel. Most people are familiar with the dramatic tale of Queen Esther and how she and her Uncle Mordechai rescued the Jews from imminent destruction under King...

Tree of Life Ministries Israel, Haifa

Go, make disciples, baptize, teach. These are the essence of the resurrected Messiah’s instructions to His followers proclaimed in Galilee 2,000 years ago; the “Great Commission” of Matthew 28. Disciples are to go and spread the gospel throughout the nations of the...

From Crisis to Opportunity

Many would agree that 2020 was an unprecedented year with a worldwide pandemic, a contentious election, riots in many of our cities, and uncertainty about the future. As 2021 is on the horizon, it’s important to remember we can trust an unknown future to a known G-d....

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Americai?

Americai?

  A Russian-born Israeli friend asked us recently, “Is there going to be civil war in America?” As odd as that question seemed to my wife and me, two American expatriates living in Israel whose entire childhoods passed under an umbrella of seemingly unshakeable...

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A Persian Purim

A Persian Purim

The story of Purim dates back to the 4th century BCE during the Babylonian exile of the Jews from Israel. Most people are familiar with the dramatic tale of Queen Esther and how she and her Uncle Mordechai rescued the Jews from imminent destruction under King...

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Hark! How all the welkin rings

Hark! How all the welkin rings

  Suspiciously Christmas-like decorations have begun to appear again in Jerusalem neighborhoods, parks and malls, though fewer than in the recent past thanks to the world’s most pervasive virus. But one will not typically hear Christmas music in public,...

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Jerusalem Thanksgiving, 2020

Jerusalem Thanksgiving, 2020

  Thanksgiving morning in Jerusalem, 2020, with our turkey properly stuffed and roasting in the oven, Marcia and I got a call from a British expat in town with whom we were doing business. “Good morning!” he began, “why don’t you chaps come down to the office...

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Sleep of Reason

Sleep of Reason

It was encouraging for Jerusalem residents to learn that the Copenhagen contingent of the international protests staged against Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu, broadcast live worldwide on Facebook in August, “appeared to be [attended by] just one man.” That factoid...

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A Star is Born

A Star is Born

Those who are wise will shine like the brightness of the heavenlies and those who turn many to righteousness will be like stars forever and ever.” (—Daniel 12:3) Dr. Daniel Nessim is surely one of those of whom these verses speaks as were his parents, grandparents,...

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Timeless Mantle

Timeless Mantle

If a thousand years is as a day to the L-rd, then what is 25 years to old friends? And if that friendship is centered around music, ministry and worship, how then is the time relevance of that friendship and ministry measured? Twenty-five years ago, as a young Jewish...

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Hanukkah in Israel

Hanukkah in Israel

Growing up in an Ashkenazi Orthodox Jewish family in suburban Maryland, and then moving to Southern California, I thought I was the expert on Hanukkah. Then we made Aliyah to Israel nine years ago, and I was totally proven wrong. The eight-day “Feast of the...

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