A Prayer for this Time

Each month, our Global Prayer Team leader sends out an email to the members. One of the items in this correspondence is a prayer, written by a dear woman who uses Scripture to help guide prayer time. I felt that this prayer she prepared for the Team, as a special supplement for this time, should

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In This Current Situation

It is safe to say that most of us have never experienced a situation like this one in which we find ourselves. Here in Israel, there are no classes on site at any level of school. College and university students are studying online, with teachers giving live stream lectures. Restaurants are only open for take-out,

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Vayakhel-Pekudei (Double Torah Reading)

Regardless of the chaos and uncertainty around us, it is nice to have some stability and camaraderie. As I have mentioned many times, within Judaism there has been a set schedule of Torah readings. The custom dates to the end of the Babylonian captivity  (6th century BCE). The origin of the first public Torah readings is

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Today in Israel

“Likely to be thousands in Israel that will die” is what the Minister of Health said on television yesterday. The leadership here in Israel are very concerned that our citizens are not taking seriously the havoc and death the coronavirus may bring to Israel and around the world. Today we Skyped with our Spanish Team

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