Posts Tagged ‘Israel’

Horror, bloodshed at Jerusalem Old City gate

Rampage kills 2 – tourists targeted in wild burst of gunfire Posted By Aaron Klein On WND JERUSALEM – A horrific scene unfolded at the entrance to Jerusalem’s walled Old City, where a Palestinian terrorist murdered two Israeli males and injured a 22-year-old woman, along with her two-year-old baby. An Israeli police spokesperson said the […]

Holidays and Festivals: Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, is the most solemn day in the Jewish calendar. The Bible prescribes Yom Kippur as a day of affliction (Lev 16; 23:26-32). In the ancient world, the High Priest woke up early, donned his priestly garments, and sacrificed a bull for both himself and his family. He then cast lots over […]


Israel Arrives at Sinai It was during the third month of the Israelites leaving Egypt that they came to Sinai. In the third month, when the children of Israel were gone forth out of the land of Egypt, the same day came they into the wilderness of Sinai. (Exodus 19:1) A quick reading of this […]

Rosh Hashanah: Is The Feast Of Trumpets A Dress Rehearsal For Future Events?

By Michael Snyder Did you know that all of the festivals in the Bible were designed to be dress rehearsals for future events?  The Hebrew word “moed” is commonly translated “feast” or “festival” in the Bible, but it really means “appointment”.  God has set a number of “divine appointments” with Him on the yearly calendar, […]


THE ARK OF THE COVENANT INTRODUCTION In the following compilation, I will explain about the secret underground part of the great Temple Solomon built for Yahveh, and how it was used to hide the Ark of the Covenant when the Temple was destroyed by Nebuchadnezzar in about 586 BC. In 1 Kings 8:12-13 we read […]

The Customs and Traditions of the Festival of Hanukkah

Hanukkah is a minor festival, not one of the Feast days mentioned in the Torah.  The events surrounding the establishment of Hanukkah happened in the 2nd century BCE, well after the canon of Hebrew scripture was closed and therefore it is not mentioned in all of the Hebrew Bible. It is a kind of National […]


Sderot is the most heavily bombed city in the world. More than 15,000 rockets have been fired from Gaza and 12,000 of those since Israel withdrew from the territory in September 2005. All those who believed Israel giving up claims to the land in Gaza would bring peace have been proven terribly wrong. The residents […]

The Hasmonean Revolt

Hanukkah Menorah

The Feast of Dedication And it was at Jerusalem the feast of the dedication, and it was winter.—John 10:22 The struggle for freedom in the land of Israel has been a long and arduous one. A land no larger than the state of New Jersey has seen more battles than any other country in the […]