In that day, I will restore David’s fallen sukkah. I will repair it’s broken walls and restore it’s ruins. I will rebuild it as in the days of old.

– Amos 9:11

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The nightmare of jihadi rape and murder

There is a yawning gap between Hollywood movies and real life. Nevertheless, many prefer the drug of cinematographic fantasy to the simple truth, and lots of people in the West have been blinded by the silver screen, shying away from the hard facts.   It seems that a significant amount

Feasting in the midst of darkness

A popular expression describes what Jewish feasts are all about: “Our enemies tried to kill us. We survived. Let’s eat!”  The Feast of Esther (also known as Purim) certainly fits the bill. The genocidal Haman had his murderous cards in order – the date and planning for the Hebrew holocaust

How to pray for Hamas – God’s way

In 70 A.D. the power of Rome crushed the Jewish Revolt and destroyed Herod’s Temple in Jerusalem, as well as all architectural symbols of Jewish independence. Bronze, silver and gold commemorative coins celebrating the defeat of the Second Jewish Commonwealth were issued across the Roman Empire in Latin and Greek,

When justice and intercession are absent

God’s perspective on kidnapping and hostages The tense negotiations between a murderous jihadi group (Hamas) and the Israeli government have been playing out nightly on TV screens across the planet. Innocent Israeli babies, children, teens, mothers, retirees – all were brutally kidnapped from the safety of their homes and beds

Bombing Auschwitz

The prophet Isaiah speaks of the emotional umbilical cord between the God of Jacob and His Jewish people: “In all their affliction He was afflicted” (Isaiah 63:9). This divine connection is not merely one of sympathy (‘I feel bad for you’) but of empathy (‘I feel exactly what you are feeling’).

Living in the shadow of World War III

On October 6, 1981, four Islamist Egyptians (two soldiers, one ex-soldier and an engineer) jumped out of military trucks in front of the presidential viewing stands during the Egyptian Army’s victory parade commemorating the eighth anniversary of the Yom Kippur War. They threw four grenades into the grandstands and then

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