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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.

Posted in Zealous Magazine | By  Nic Lesmeister, President and CEO Read more ›

“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…

Posted in Zealous Magazine | By Kelley Workman, Firstfruits U.S. Ministry Coordinator Read more ›

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…

Posted in Zealous Magazine | By Sam Arnaud with Tara Kieschnick, MJBI Staff Read more ›

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…

Posted in Zealous Magazine | By Matheus Guimaraes with Nic Lesmeister Read more ›

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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January 22, 2018

Museums of the Holocaust

A Look at Three of the Most Significant Around the World

Since spring is the season of Yom Hashoah, it is arguably the best time to visit one of the world’s many Holocaust memorial museums.  This is especially true if you…

Posted in Jewish Holidays | By Travis Snow Read more ›
January 14, 2018

An Entire City Rejoices!

My family and I once spent a year in Israel, arriving at our Jerusalem residence in late October. On our first day in the Eternal City, we enjoyed meandering around the…

Posted in Jewish Holidays | By Nic Lesmeister, President and CEO Read more ›
January 2, 2018

The Biblical Tradition of Counting the Omer

Have you ever counted the days till an event you’re excited about? Time can go so slowly when you’re watching it. They say “a watched pot never boils” meaning that…

Posted in Counting the Omer | By ONE FOR ISRAEL Staff Read more ›
December 28, 2017

A Big Year-End Update About Poland

We are launching an historic new program in Warsaw, Poland.
We need your partnership!

Shalom friends! With great excitement, I want to share with you the miraculous opportunity that has opened to MJBI this past year in Warsaw, Poland. Please take a moment to…

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