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恢復吹角紀念日:你可能並不真正了解的猶太新年

以色列人從上週就開始興奮地預備世俗的猶太新年(Rosh HaShanah)。你可能知道,以色列有兩次新年。根據出埃及記12章2節,上帝給我們的新年在春天開始﹔而第七個月(“提斯利月”)的第一天是慶祝世俗或民間的新年。...

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Restoring Yom Teruah: What You May Not Know about Rosh HaShanah

Last week, Israelis began excitedly preparing for Rosh HaShanah, the secular Jewish New Year. As you may know, Israel observes two main new years. According to Exodus 12:2, the new year which God gave us starts in the spring. The secular or civil new year is celebrated the first day…...

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内塔尼亚胡总理被威胁解职,我们该如何祷告?

这个星期以色列新闻的头条不是巴勒斯坦恐怖活动,不是即将到来的全球或是地区性的战争,也不是伊朗摧毁犹太国家的宣言。取而代之的是,所有媒体关注的焦点是对内塔尼亚胡总理刑事腐败的指控,他的妻子也在一定的程度上被指控。...

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Prime Minister Netanyahu’s Threatened Removal from Office and How to Pray

Headlines in the Israeli news this week were not about Palestinian terror, impending global or regional war, or Iranian pronouncements of destruction of the Jewish state. Instead, media and public attention focused on criminal corruption charges against Prime Minister Netanyahu, and to a lesser degree, his wife. After years of investigation, Israeli police have recommended the attorney general indict the prime minister in two separate matters of bribery and breach…...

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接近聖殿被毀紀念日,聖山危機正在升溫:如何禱告!

這個星期剛開始,距離聖殿被毀紀念日還有5天的時間,巴勒斯坦發佈一個可以說是對以色列和對聖山開戰的新公告。雖然巴勒斯坦在相同議題上的遣詞用句一如往常,最新的公告卻讓這個長期紛爭的議題升溫到一個全新的界面。...

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Redeeming Tisha b’Av in Your Life

The saddest of all biblical holidays, Tisha b’Av falls this year on July 31-August 1. It literally translates “9th of Av,” referring to the 9th day of the fifth month of the biblical year. Tisha b’Av supposedly traces to the sin of the ten spies who scouted the Promised Land…...

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Temple Mount Crisis is Escalating as Tisha b’Av Approaches: How to Pray

Earlier this week and just days before Tisha b’Av on August 1, Palestinians issued what could be interpreted as new declarations of war over Israel and the Temple Mount. While Palestinian rhetoric on the topic is nothing new, recent statements have escalated the longstanding controversy into what could be a…...

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High Alert for Temple Mount Violence Expected Friday July 21 during “Between the Straits”

Israel Defense and Police Forces are preparing for mass violence and terror called for by some Palestinian leaders to begin moments from the time I now write. Attacks are threatened throughout Judea and Samaria, but especially on the Temple Mount. Tensions and skirmishes concerning the Temple Mount began last Friday…...

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2017年7月13日-西墻危機解析

在過去的幾個星期中,一場已經醞釀了十幾年的衝突在以色列與西方國家間爆發。這個衝突不是來自於定居點問題,也與聯合國投票無關,與巴勒斯坦人也沒有關聯。這場危機發生在以色列的猶太人與世界其他國家的猶太人之間。...

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Jewish Crisis over the Western Wall: Time for Freedom of Worship?

In the past few weeks, a conflict which has been brewing for decades erupted between Israel and the West. It does not involve settlements, UN votes, or the Palestinians. It is a crisis between Israeli Jews and Jews in the Diaspora (other nations). Many Jewish people living outside the Land…...

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