Safety in Israel (an update)

I am excited to be leaving for Greece, Turkey, and Rome tomorrow. I will be leading a group of 30+.  This “Footsteps of Paul” trip will be offered again in October, 2015 in case anyone may be interested.  You can follow our daily experiences HERE. In the...

The Festival of Sukkot

The Feast of Tabernacles, or Sukkot, ended last week.  Sukkot is one of the three primary festivals of the Jewish calendar.  It was a “pilgrimage” festival during the time when the Temple stood in Jerusalem, when people would literally ascend to Jerusalem...

Ten Days of Awe Devotionals – Day 9

This is the devotional for Day 9 from the Chosen People Ministries. Kol Nidrei On the evening initiating Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement), Jewish people gather around the world to hear the ancient and magnificent Kol Nidre (All Vows), which is sung at the commencement of...