As you join The Joshua Fund in praying for the peace of Jerusalem and throughout Israel, please also be praying for healing and comfort for the five Israeli soldiers wounded in Gaza, and for calm to be restored on the Israeli borders. Read the article in Haaretz by clicking the link.
Since its very beginning, The Joshua Fund has sought to bring help to the poor and needy in Israel through local distribution centers that provide food directly to those in need. The most recent statistics that have been released by the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) show a continued increase in those who are at risk of falling below the poverty line.
We ask you to join The Joshua Fund in praying for the people of Syria as the atmosphere is increasingly hostile toward the country’s Christians. Please pray for peace in the region, and for the basic needs of the people, for food, water and shelter amid the violence that increasingly is targeted toward Christians.
President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu emerged from a meeting united on the fact that Iran must show concrete proof that it is dismantling its nuclear program.
The semiannual mass priestly benediction service — or Birkat Kohanim -- took place Sunday morning at the Western Wall. Tens of thousands of Jewish worshippers crowded the plaza to receive the blessing from the Kohanim, descendants of Aaron who make up the priestly caste.
Please pray for a reported meeting to be held later this month between President Obama and Prime Minister Netanyahu.
Byzantine-era coins and unique menorah medallion found by Hebrew University archaeologists at site abutting Southern Wall.
When it comes to the crises in Syria and Egypt, Christians should not sit idly by on the sidelines and watch others make moves we agree or disagree with. The Scriptures indicate we can and should play an active role in times of trouble — our top priorities should be to learn, pray, give and go.