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April 29, 2018

Israel: the Miraculous Imperfection

In September of 1897, a 37-year old man by the name of Theodor Herzl opened his personal diary and began to write. Just days before, he had successfully organized the…

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Life from the Land: FIRM (Fellowship of Israel Related Ministries)

Israel is a miraculous testimony to the covenant faithfulness of God—the People of Hope restored to the Land of Hope. “Out of them [the tents of Jacob] shall come songs…

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For Zion’s Sake – Spring 2018

For a year between 2014-2015, my family and I lived in Israel. One weekend we decided to take a trip to the Galilee region in the north of Israel to…

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The Significance of Israel’s 70th

Shalom! We have moved into a very special year in the Land. This spring Israel will celebrate her 70th anniversary! There is a sense here that because it IS the…

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January 25, 2018

For Zion’s Sake | Winter 2018

Did you know that all of the 15 million Jewish people on the earth today have at least one Spanish ancestor? We at MJBI are making a concerted, strategic effort to engage in Latin America in a new and deepened way.

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“Working and Dreaming: Together”

It’s hard to imagine Arabs, Jews and Gentiles working together in Israel. However, amidst conflict and prejudices, Israel Firstfruits, made up of Jewish, Arab and Gentile believers, is doing just…

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Rest in Peace

Life can be hectic. No matter where we live, distractions can steal our allusive state of peace. But what really is peace? Our five senses may trick us into an external…

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Museum of the Inquisition| MJBI Partners are Making Jewish History in Brazil

The infamous Inquisition against Jews began with their expulsion from Spain in 1492, and soon followed to Portugal in 1496. Discovered during the Inquisition, Brazil became a “Red Sea” for…

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Latin America, ¡Aquí Venimos!

On September 10, 2017, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu boarded a plane at Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport to embark on a 10-day tour that no other Israeli Prime Minister…

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Welcome Tara Kieschnick!

With great excitement, I want to introduce you to Tara Kieschnick. Tara and her husband, Norris, have been faithful MJBI volunteers, supporters and part-time staff for many years now. We…

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July 28, 2017

Jewish Feasts & Holidays

When the children of Israel were delivered out of Egyptian slavery, God instituted special feasts, or “appointed times” throughout the agricultural year to celebrate, remember, repent, and give thanks. The…

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July 27, 2017

Why the Rabbis Don’t Understand Rosh HaShanah

Every year Jewish people do the strangest thing. We celebrate a new year in the middle of the year. It is called Rosh HaShanah, and it is not in the…

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