If I said, “Because God is going to judge the living and the dead, and He knows the secrets of every heart—therefore He should be feared,” I think I would get a big “amen” from most of you. But these verses from Psalm 130 say something quite different…
We (Jerusalem Institute of Justice) recently completed a series of events on San Francisco Bay campuses titled “The Palestinian Human Rights Week.” The events, held at Berkeley, Davis, and San Jose Universities were aimed at broadening the academic discourse in campuses known to harbor anti-Israeli sentiment.
Four years ago, a conference of Palestinian Arab Christians was sponsored by Bethlehem Bible College and called by the provocative title, “Christ at the Checkpoint.” The Messianic Jewish community in Israel and leaders of Christian Zionist organizations responded with great alarm.
The issue of whether or not Haredi men should serve in the military, and be integrated into society in general, is a highly divisive and controversial issue in Israeli society today. In several articles, we will do our best to explain the roots of this serious fissure in our nation, so that we can pray together for the continuing restoration of Israel, both physical and spiritual.