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In the Matter of Jerusalem July 2022: Response to Directive for Execution of Judgment of the High Court of Heaven

(This post is offered as a suggested template for intercession concerning US President Biden’s visit to Jerusalem and the Middle East July 13-16. It can be modified as may be appropriate for different prayer styles and as the Lord leads.) In the unity of one accord, we, a remnant of…...

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What Really is Lag b’Omer?

Tomorrow, May18-19, 2022, the annual holiday of Lag b’Omer will be celebrated in Israel. Lag b’Omer, which is neither directly nor indirectly referenced in the Bible, literally means the 33rd day of counting the omer. According to Jewish tradition, this minor festival commemorates an ancient mystical sage, Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai, and…...

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COUNTING THE OMER: Israel’s Independence Day and Memorial Day

Blessings of the season to you as we commemorate an often overlooked, minor festival on God’s biblical calendar, Counting the Omer. Counting the Omer (in Hebrew, “Sefirat HaOmer”) lasts 49 days, beginning with the Sabbath of Passover. The 50th day is celebrated as the Feast of Weeks (in Hebrew, “Shavuot.”) During…...

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Holocaust Remembrance Day: Five Ways to Pray

“This I recall to mind; therefore, I have hope. Through the Lord’s mercies we are not consumed because His compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is His faithfulness.” (Lamentations 3:21-23) Today, April 28, is a sober day in Israel as the nation observes Holocaust Remembrance Day (“Yom…...

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Preparing for Passover

Greetings of grace and peace to you today, April 1, at the start of Israel’s biblical new year! In Exodus 12:1-2, God sets apart the month of Nisan, corresponding usually to April, as the first month of the year for His covenant people. As we’ve shared in the past, the…...

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Global Antisemitism and What You Can Do About It

Amnesty International is an international NGO consisting of 10 million members from dozens of nations. Since 1964 it has had special consultative status at the UN. This has allowed it to shape crucial developments — and unprecedented redefinitions — in the area of human rights. Two weeks ago, it issued…...

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What Might this Gregorian New Year’s Parasha Prophesy for 2022?

For over a thousand years, observant Jews have read through the Hebrew Bible according to a cycle of weekly Scripture portions laid out by our ancient rabbis. We are personally amazed at how often God speaks to our circumstances through the weekly portion (parasha) set in place so long ago.…...

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Call To Pray NOW: Iran!

We are sounding a critical call to pray now concerning Iran. According to official reports, by the end of this month (October 2021) Iran will have acquired enough enriched uranium with which to build a nuclear weapon. Iran has openly declared for many years its intent to “wipe Israel off…...

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10 Fascinating Facts about Sukkot (Feast of Tabernacles) September 20-27, 2021

The word Sukkot is plural for sukkah, referring to a booth or hut. Sukkah stems from the Hebrew root sakak, meaning to cover over or protect. During the Feast of Sukkot, we live in booths (sukkot) for seven days to remember God’s protective covering and provision during Israel’s 40 years…...

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Yom Teruah 5782: What are Heaven’s Shofars Declaring?

Yom Teruah falls this year on September 6-8. It is the first of three fall feasts, or appointed times with the Lord, set forth in Leviticus 23:23-43. Yom Teruah literally means Day of Blasting, but the holiday is more commonly known as the Feast of Trumpets. The day is to…...

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