Israel Under Attack!

Shrapnel found today

As I write this, over 700 rockets have fallen in Israel. Several have fallen near our home. Three Israeli citizens have been killed. A forest fire now rages in the forest outside of Jerusalem.

Our younger daughter and I were caught in the rocket-fire while out for a walk and had to take shelter in a building for almost 1/2 hour while the rockets were shot down above our heads by the Iron Dome. Some rockets were not shot down and landed on a home and also a highrise apartment building not far away.

The IDF closed a number of roads near the Gaza border and instructed farmers to stop all work near the border on Monday afternoon. Additionally, train traffic between Ashkelon and Beersheba and to Sderot, Netivot and Ofakim was temporarily halted on Monday afternoon by order of security officials.

Please keep Israel and her citizens in your prayers!

34 thoughts on “Israel Under Attack!”

  1. Sharon Prinsloo

    So saddened that this should happen again in the Holy Land. May God protect you and your family and all of Israel. Many blessings!

  2. Laurie Normandeau

    Thank you so very much for informing us of the danger you are facing, Rivka, and that you were able to find shelter during the attacks which came way too close for comfort. We are fervently praying for safety and protection for you, your family and all of Israel and cessation of the violence and destruction literally descending upon you.

    Love and prayers

      1. Tony and Mary Rodriguez del Rey

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  3. Suzanne and Mike Moralez

    So sorry to hear what is happening in Israel. We will keep you and your family and all of Israel in our prayers for protection and a stop to this attack. God Bless you and keep you safe๐Ÿ™

  4. Diane Harrington

    Thank you for the update Rivka ! Baruch HaShem for your safety ! How frightening ๐Ÿ˜ข We are praying for everyone there ! ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑ

      1. We are so aware of your proximity to all this action. Our prayers are with you, for you and over you as a family and a nation. We know God is in control of all things. We trust Him to take care of His beloved people and country.

  5. Ingrid christina kern

    Rivka, you and your family have been on my mind and in my prayers since yesterday. i also held a special reading and prayer for Israel this morning in my Amidah prayer group of Beithlechem Messianic Congregation, CA. when i saw the name Ashdod i immediately startled thinking of you, so i am glad to hear from you now! so much hatred and evil wishing around, so many false stories and lies, so much ignorance and confusion…May our Lord be your shield and comfort, may this time be a spiritual awakening for many many people in Israel and may He lead Israel out of the Valley of death unto green pastures and there show Israel’s enemies who the Only True God, the God of Israel is! in continued prayer Ingrid

  6. Allan Wingfield

    It saddens me to hear Israel is under rocket attack again. Sending you all my love and prayers!

  7. Sandra/Julio Ruiz

    We are so concerned for you, your family and everyone in Israel. We are praying to the Lord to hide you and your family in the shadow of his wings. For the cessation of this terrible attacks. May God be with you.

  8. Dear Heavenly Father,
    So much is happening in Israel, Father, as You know and see. We pray for many to hear Your Gospel and come to salvation in Christ. We also pray that You would strengthen the faith of believers during this time. We pray that believers will be sharing their faith in fruitful ways. We pray for physical, spiritual, emotional and relational health for those in Israel.
    Amen.

  9. Agreeing in these Prayers for your safety and for all Israel. Shalom be upon Israel. In Yeshua`s mighty Name. Blessings from Japan.

    Ascribe might to God, whose majesty is over Israel, whose might is in the skies. Psalm 68:35

    1. Thank you so much for your prayers, Shayndel! By the way, I have visited your very lovely website, challahandcherryblossoms.blogspot.com. Very nice!

      1. Thank you Rivka! So blessed by your reply. Continued prayers, blessings and Shalom. Please keep us posted with how things are in Israel. โ™ก Shabbat Shalom!

  10. Father God, please put a hedge of protection around Israel. You have protected Israelites thousands of years ago and continued to do so. I pray for salvation for those people that donโ€™t know you. May they hear the good news about Your Son Jesus Christ. Father God please protect the innocent people around this war. In Jesus Christ name I pray Amen.

  11. Leslie Ann Gunn Forgie

    I am praying and appreciate the update. Your description of what you and your daughter experienced out on your walk is like a bad dream. Praying for your protection from Winnipeg, Canada.

  12. So saddened to know what you are going through, and pray that Father God’s hedge of protection will surround you, all your family , and the people of Israel. I also pray for God’s perfect Peace for Israel, this is His land , and pray this destruction stops.

  13. The Korman family Pdut and all Israel are in my prayers my Yeshua keep all Israel safe love in Messiah. Edward from Kansas

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