Believing ministries that help the poor in Israel – Part 2
Passover food distribution at Tents of Mercy (Photo courtesy)
As the Israel National Health Institute has announced, some 1.8 million Israelis live below the poverty line.
KNI recently featured five believing ministries that meet the needs of the poor here. In part two, we highlight another five local and international ministries that bring aid to Israelis.
Bridges for Peace (BFP) is a multi-faceted international organization that focuses on “Christians supporting Israel and building relationships between Christians and Jews in Israel and around the world.”
BFP helps to feed Israel’s poor through two major food banks: one in Carmiel in northern Israel and the other in Jerusalem. Between them these centers process 3 tons of food every working day. The food is distributed to Holocaust survivors, new immigrants, orphans, destitute Jewish and Arab children and Jewish community centers. All the food is bought in Israel, thus simultaneously meeting kosher standards and contributing to the Israeli economy.
A BFP warehouse in Carmiel also stores 500 tons of food for use in times of war or other crises. This supply is enough to sustain the ministry’s recipients for eight months.
Volunteers are invited to pack the food for delivery, though as the website emphasizes, a strong back is needed for this type of work).
Based in New York, Jezreel International (JZRL) is a humanitarian aid organization that has shipped food and many other necessities to over 40 countries, including Israel.
Founded by Barry Feinman in 1996, JZRL seeks to answer the call in Isaiah “to extend ourselves to the hungry, clothe the naked and satisfy the afflicted soul.” (Isaiah 58:10)
“Because we believe there is a Biblical mandate to help Jews with material blessingsJezreel has been shipping 40-foot containers to Israel for more than 20 years,” Feinman told KNI.
“Our containers are filled with all types of needed items such as bedding, clothing, medical supplies, furniture, diapers and more,” Feinman added. “In 2017 we shipped six of them to the land.”
The JZRL website suggests volunteers are welcomed to collect items for distribution “through their church or congregation, school, women’s, men’s and youth groups, family, friends and workplace.”
Warehouse volunteers are also welcomed to help sort and pack donated goods.
King’s Kindness is a humanitarian aid project developed by King of Kings Community Jerusalem. Providing for needy Israelis, the project includes a food and clothing distribution set up as boutique with seating for those who wish to have coffee and fellowship with one another and with volunteers.
Moreover, the “Manna” Soup Kitchen is arranged like a restaurant where “customers” are waited on by volunteers.
“The Distribution Center has been operating for almost three years,” KKCJ Executive Assistant Anya Teptereva told KNI. “Families are referred to us by the Jerusalem social services and humanitarian organizations.”
“In the Distribution Center they receive food packages (including a bag of dry goods and 2 to 3 kilos of frozen meat), cleaning supplies and second hand clothes and shoes,” Teptereva explained. “Depending on the families’ size, they are served twice or four times a month for an overall period of six months.”
The Manna Soup Kitchen has been open for more than two years.
“It provides kosher nutritious hot meals which include a variety of fresh salads, soup, main dish, tea, coffee and dessert,” Teptevera said.
Some 90 to 100 people attend the soup kitchen once or twice a week including the elderly, handicapped people, new immigrants and the homeless.
“The whole atmosphere is inviting and pleasant and many people stay and enjoy themselves even after they finish their meal,” Teptevera added.
Based in the north of Israel and founded by Messianic leader Eitan Shishkoff, Tents of Mercy (ToM) is dedicated to planting congregations and giving to the needy in Israel.
The ministry is registered as an Israeli charity for the purpose of providing food, clothing and household goods to the needy, with “no strings attached.” Counseling is also offered to those who want it.
“All of the congregations in [the Tents of Mercy] network are deeply committed to helping the poor,” the ToM website says.
Indeed, two of the planted congregations have opened soup kitchens and each serve 1,500 hot meals a month.
5. Bless Israel
Bless Israel (BI) is an American organization of believers based in Minnesota who have determined to bless poor and needy Israelis in material ways.
“We exist to help Israeli victims of terrorism, to supply food and clothing to Israelis living below the poverty line, to be a light to the Jewish people by fostering cooperation and friendship between Jews and Christians,” the Bless Israel website affirms.
Co-founded by Jerry and Gloria Whittlef and Judah and Kristin Himango, Bless Israel is a 501c3 organization that raises money to send to reputable charities in Israel. Among the charities that benefit from Bless Israel is the Joseph Project, featured in part 1 of this review.
The organization raises money through events such as Hannukah parties and other annual events through private donations.
“Whoever is kind to the poor lends to the LORD, and He will reward them for what they have done.” – Proverbs 19:17
EDITOR’S NOTE: This list is not exclusive. Many other Messianic ministries serve the poor in Israel, and we plan to highlight more humanitarian ministries on KNI in the coming weeks including the Joshua Fund, Dugit/Agape Distribution and others. Also click here to visit the KNI Directory of Messianic ministries in Israel to find other such organizations.
Karen Faulkner is a British Israeli citizen. She has a Master's degree in Human Rights & Transitional Justice from Hebrew University, Jerusalem.
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After 15 years in the Land, Israeli’s citizenship remains under assault
When Richard and Carolyn Hyde of Heart of G-d Ministries made Aliyah to Israel in 2003, each was granted citizenship and issued an Israeli passport. Later, when the time arrived for the couple to renew their documents, the Israeli Ministry of Interior (MOI) routinely issued a 10-year passport to Richard, who is Christian, but declined to renew Carolyn’s, a Jewish follower of Yeshua.
Since that time, with varying levels of intensity, the MOI has continued to challenge Carolyn’s right to Israeli citizenship based on her beliefs.
The MOI, in concert with Orthodox Jewish factions in Israel, has a well-documented history of attempting to prevent Messianic Jews from making Aliyah to Israel and living unharassed in the Land. See, for example:
- How has the image of Messianic Jews in Israel changed in the last 37 years?
- Messianic Jews Cannot Be Married as Jews in Israel, Rabbinical Court Rules
- Will the film, A New Spirit, help bring a new spirit to Israel?
The Hydes have not concealed their faith.
“Heart of G-d Ministries is actively engaged in sharing the Good News in Israel to people from all walks of life, promoting Aliyah (the biblical return of the Jewish people to Israel), helping to plant Messianic Congregations and encouraging and equipping Christians to fulfill their biblical calling toward the Jewish people,” their ministry’s website says.
An objective observer might find it difficult to understand how the Hyde’s ambitions, especially as practiced within Israel — a country that represents itself to the world as the Middle East’s only free, democratic state — constitute grounds for banishment. Yet, effectively, in the MOI’s latest challenge to the validity of Carolyn’s passport (and their threat to extend that challenge to her entire family), banishment seems to be the most accurate description of their intent.
The Hydes once travelled extensively for their work.
“About seven years ago, the MOI first denied issuing me a renewed passport,” Carolyn told Kehila News Israel. “So I have been forced to return to the MOI offices each year since then to get a one-year extension. At the initial meeting, MOI representatives said they had heard ‘some things’ about me, but they didn’t clarify… The following year they said I had to sit for an interview.
“They took me into a back room and asked questions about my personal life. The lady questioning me would look at a paper on her desk, ask a question, then type into her computer. While we were talking I leaned over and was able to read the title of her paper upside-down — it was headed, Yad L’Achim.” (Read more about the pursuits of Yad L’Achim, an Orthodox Jewish organization focusing on “counter-missionary” activity in Israel here: My Coffee Talks with Anti-Missionaries from Yad L’Achim)
“I told her that the interview was over. I knew the law and she was breaking it. It’s against Israeli law for a governmental office to base an investigation on information received from a non-governmental source. She was apparently embarrassed when I confronted her and she asked no further questions.”
But Carolyn’s most recent attempt to renew her passport was met with vigorous opposition.
The MOI “…threatened to revoke my Israeli citizenship although I’ve been a citizen for 14 years. When they added that they also wanted to interview not only Richard and me but also our daughter, we called our lawyer. When our attorney arrived, we again spoke with the head of the MOI in our area. After the meeting, our attorney characterized the encounter as ‘pure harassment.’”
“After arriving home, I was quite broken,” Carolyn said. “So I picked up my guitar to worship the Holy One of Israel. Afterwards, the MOI called to offer me a 10-year passport. Hallelujah! Just before going into the office, I obeyed the L-rd’s call to drive two nails into the ground of the MOI while repenting for the generational iniquities of my forefathers who have cursed Yeshua.”
But Carolyn’s battle has apparently not ended. The MOI has insisted on conducting another interview into her status after she and Richard return to Israel from a long-planned trip abroad.
“So it looks like my citizenship is still threatened,” Carolyn said. “But we are praising the L-rd for His victories one step at a time.”
The Hydes have asked for prayer in support of their quest to be treated fairly by the MOI. They seek justice, not vengeance, hoping to someday be able to travel freely to and from Israel, like other Israeli citizens, and to feel secure that Israel will remain their, and their family’s home.
Cliff Keller lives in Jerusalem, Israel with his wife, Marcia after making Aliyah in the spring of 2011 from the United States. His most recent novel is a work of historical biblical fiction entitled The Lion or The Lamb: Samson Ruth and Salvation. Cliff also blogs at Standing by the Gate and has a writing website, goodStories.
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Israel’s most controversial film: “A New Spirit”
Full-length feature film relates the story of Yacov Damkani, once a local gangster who became a pioneer Messianic evangelist on the streets of Israel.
For the first time in the history of modern Israel, a faith-based film on Yeshua the Messiah has been produced and premiered in theaters across Israel. “A New Spirit” tells the true story of Yacov Damkani, once a local gangster from a poverty-stricken town in Israel, who fled to the United States and was introduced to Yeshua as his Messiah.
Damkani was discipled in singer Keith Green’s community in the 70’s and his life was turned completely upside down. He returned home and became Israel’s pioneer messenger on the streets of Israel, boldly preaching the Good News to curious onlookers and furious ultra-Orthodox Jews … and does so to this day.
The movie premiered in December 2017 at the famous Tel Aviv Cinematheque to an audience of hundreds of enthusiastic movie-goers. Many billboards and posters displaying “A New Spirit” were plastered on the streets of Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and surrounding cities. In addition, the most popular Israeli evening news program dedicated over 13 minutes of prime time to cover the movie.
The film has already won Best Actor and Cinematography awards in the Boston International Festival and Best Actor in the Madrid Film Festival—each with about 200 film entries. The Israel Press Council gave the film an “inspirational acting” award.
Doron Eran, who produced and directed the movie, is a well-known Israeli filmmaker in the business for 25 years. He has made some sixty films, including features, TV dramas, and documentaries.
FILMMAKER MEETS EVANGELIST
Three years ago, he met Yacov Damkani when asked to do a forty-minute documentary on the Messianic Community in Israel. He interviewed ten Israelis, and one of them was Yacov. The interview lasted only a few minutes, but then Yacov gave him the book of his life story called “Why Me?” When Doron read it, he said to himself, “This is a Hollywood movie!”
Doron admits he did not anticipate the strong backlash he would receive from fellow Israelis. He explains that he has always made films of a controversial nature.
“I am used to dealing with tough subjects. I want to wake up society. One of the most-viewed movies I made was about the circumcision of girls in the Israeli Bedouin community. In fact, most of my films deal with social subjects. Many are afraid to say anything—even when they see blatant injustice.”
But this film about Yacov’s discovery of Yeshua is a plunge into controversy deeper than anything this film producer had ever done. “When people on the street recognize me,” says Doron, “they are extremely critical of this film. They tell me that the film is great—but that’s the problem! It is dangerous for Jewish people to see,” he relates.
Yacov Damkani, whose life story is told in “A New Spirit.”
OUR NATION HAS BEEN BRAINWASHED BY ULTRA-ORTHODOX RULERS
Doron continues, “They shout at me, ‘You are not a Jew anymore! You are a Christian! You are a missionary! You have betrayed your own people!’ When I answer them that Yeshua was a Jew, they don’t like it at all,” he says.
“This has been the weirdest experience I have ever had.” He explains, “Our present government has been very wise in dealing with all the diplomatic and military traps set to bring our nation down.” “But,” he says, “internally I have watched the government allow the Haredim (ultra-Orthodox) to take control of the soul of our nation. I feel the dictatorship of the Haredim.”
“It is a religious dictatorship. They are brainwashing our nation. Now I am called a missionary. I am no longer a Jew. It is scary and I am disappointed. I was born a Jew and I will die a Jew.”
“ISRAEL NEEDS TEN FILMS ABOUT YESHUA!”
Instead of letting the rejection discourage him, he shows his strength of character by looking into the future. “Israel is going to need ten films about Yeshua before they begin to absorb the truth!” he concludes.
“I got a call from someone who saw the film, and he told me, ‘You are before your time,'” Doron remarked. Nevertheless, he believes this movie must be seen by Israelis. “Everyone who views this film will have the opportunity to see things from a completely different point of view. They just have to see it!”
Before he met Yacov, Doron acknowledges he didn’t know anything about Yeshua. In school he did learn Yeshua was born a Jew, but that was it. Doron explains, “I didn’t know that He lived as a Jew and died as a Jew. I was told He was a Christian. We didn’t talk about him as ‘our Yeshua the Jew,’ but ‘their (the gentiles’) Jesus Christ.'”
“It has been for me a three-year process. I am reading the New Testament; I am going deep into the learning process. I’m a student!” Doron confirms.
I reminded him that in Hebrew the word student is talmid. Talmid [pronounced talMEED] is the word Yeshua used for his followers. In the New Testament talmid is the word for disciple.
Doron Eran, Producer and Director of “A New Spirit.”
SOME ULTRA-ORTHODOX BELIEVE THEIR RABBI HAS RISEN FROM THE DEAD
Doron related a conversation he encountered the day before in a thirty-minute radio interview: “They asked me, ‘Why did you need to make a film about Yeshua? Why put him in our religious mix?'”
“My answer was this: The Habad movement around the world is very popular. They are ultra-Orthodox Jews who are usually happy and kind, and they offer a lot of humanitarian help to Jews around the world. They are well thought of.
“Yet when their Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, died in 1994, they buried him in a grave in Queens, New York. The site is visited by some 50,000 Jews a year. However, many of his followers absolutely believe he is not in that grave. His body is no longer there. One day, they say, he will come ‘back to Israel and reign as messiah’—even though his feet never touched the Holy Land while he was alive.
“This is a very strange belief for most Israelis, but it’s OK, they think. But when it comes to Yeshua, there is a total double standard. They declare you cannot be a Jew and believe in Yeshua.”
Even the actors in the film have had lengthy conversations with each other and with Doron. They said to him, “Didn’t you know that people would be angry with you?”
The lead actor, Imri Biton, has also found himself in an unusual position. He is often verbally attacked, and queried if he is now a Christian. He responds, “Look what Yeshua did for Yacov. He was a gangster. When he believed in Yeshua, he became a new person. These Messianic Jews are telling their own Truth. As a professional actor, I can join them.”
Imri added that as a professional actor he was ready to do the film because he believed in the integrity of the people he was working with. He believed in Doron his producer, and in Yacov Damkani.
“I BELIEVE FILM CAN CHANGE PEOPLE’S THINKING.”
Doron admits many Israelis see him as naïve. “But,” he responds, “I am a director who deeply believes that film is the most powerful instrument invented in the last 100 years and is able to change the world’s thinking.”
“Hollywood changed everything,” he says. “They can sell anything. I want to utilize this medium to change peoples’ thinking.” He continues, “One day I was walking down Dizzengoff Street (in Tel Aviv) and a couple of owners of a coffee house came out and said, ‘We have been talking about this film for three days!’ This is what I want to hear!”
“I have followed the fights on Facebook as a result of this movie. I estimate 70% of the posts are negative and 30% positive. Again, my aim is to convince people to think.”
YESHUA CHALLENGED CORRUPTION
Doron truly laments the corruption and greed for power that he sees everywhere. “As I study the New Testament, I think about the Jerusalem of Yeshua’s time on earth. The politicians were corrupt. The religious leaders were corrupt. Yeshua was determined to challenge that corruption.
“Today it is the same. If Yeshua were in Jerusalem today, he would be confronting the evil that exists with our leaders.”
Doron speaks of the original goals of the early pioneers who came to Israel to build an honest and principled new nation. “My father was one of two people who established Kibbutz Manara on the Lebanese border. He would never have dreamed that in this new state for Jewish people, the Prime Minister would one day be imprisoned for corruption. A President would be imprisoned for rape. The Minister of Finance would go to jail for stealing money that belonged to Holocaust survivors. The Communications Minister would also be put in jail for thievery.
“Even today,” this film maker says softly, “our government is buried in corruption investigations. It’s the same as it was in Yeshua’s time on earth.”
There is no mistake in acknowledging that Doron Eran is Israel’s most unusual film producer/director in Israel today. And he is certainly the most courageous voice among those in the Israeli film industry—by far.
This article originally appeared in Maoz Israel Report, February 2018, and reposted with permission.
Shira has lived in Israel since 1967, where she became an Israeli citizen. She has worked as a director and producer of documentary films. One project, “Dry Bones," a film on the prophetic significance of Israel’s rebirth, is acclaimed around the world and was seen by Golda Meir. In addition, Shira has written for many publications concerning the Messianic Jewish Movement and the Christians’ part in Israel’s spiritual resurrection. She produces the monthly Maoz Israel Report, providing a prophetic, political, and spiritual perspective of current events in Israel.
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KNI Israel Prayer Corner :: Jan 30, 2018
Prayer for Community News
Israel is a nation of immigrants as Jews from nations all over the world have made their way back to the ancient Jewish homeland; many driven by increasing anti-Semitism in their nations. That is a prayer point unto itself, but this week we are highlighting Israeli Russian or Ethiopian ministries who minister specifically within respective immigrant communities. It is probably safe to say that donations coming from English-speaking nations generally flow to English-speaking ministries. That leaves Israeli Russian or Ethiopian ministries likely much less funded by those from their native lands. Please pray for greater recognition and support of all faithful ministries among all the Israeli immigrant communities. (Jeremiah 3:14-15) ‘Return, O faithless sons,’ declares the LORD; ‘For I am a master to you, And I will take you one from a city and two from a family, And I will bring you to Zion.’ “Then I will give you shepherds after My own heart, who will feed you on knowledge and understanding.”
This week, on February 1, a new ministry initiative will be officially launched as HaTikva and other Israeli ministries join forces to encourage believers to answer the need for adoptive and foster parenting for orphans and at risk children from believing families. In Israel, the Messianic Jewish believers are not usually permitted to adopt or foster children. However, there are still cases among the community of faith that arise for orphans and at risk children, some from immigrant families and the need is greater than one might suspect. Please pray for this ministry to help children go forward with great effectiveness. (Psalm 68:6) “God sets the desolate in families”
Please continue to pray for those Israeli Messianic Jews who are being discriminated against from issues of citizenship to bureaucratic slow-walking necessary permits on congregational facilities, even to outright protest and harassment just for meeting together. Please pray for God’s favor in the cases now in the legal system. (Matthew 23:39) “For I tell you, you will not see me again until you say, ‘Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord.'”
Please pray for Netivah Youth Ministry and Matan Ohana who is leading a group of five recently-released soldiers on a “after army trip” to New Zealand. Most Israelis travel abroad after being released from their mandatory IDF (Israeli Defense Force) duty. Please pray for these five Israelis to be refreshed, both physically and spiritually, as they volunteer in New Zealand and go through a discipleship program.
Please pray for HaTikva Project as it has opened its second dental clinic in Haifa this week serving those in need. The first client is located in Jerusalem. Visit www.hatikvadental.co.il to learn more about this unique Messianic-run dental clinic.
Prayer for Israel News
We believe that uniting Christians worldwide to stand with Israel lays the groundwork for their government leaders to have the courage to do the same. An excellent observation was made by Tomas Sandell at the recent European Coalition for Israel (ECI) conference where European Christians were urged to speak up on Israel’s behalf. Sandell predicted that in this Israel’s 70th anniversary year, there will likely be an increased clash of historical narratives. Sandell said, “In order to win the battle for the minds and hearts of people we need to know the history of Israel and its legal foundations.” Pray that European Christians would stir themselves up to stand for the truth about Israel and that their government leaders would take notice and gather courage to do the same. (Genesis 12:3, Joel 3:2, Psalm 9:8)
While U.S. Vice President Mike Pence was in Israel, he used the opportunity to announce US pledge of $110 million to assist “Christian and other religious minorities across the wider Middle East” who have been victimized by terrorism, war and persecution. This is an important commitment which Pence urged on other allies across the world to join in. In fact, many Israeli Messianic and Christian Arab ministries have been quietly doing outreach among the Christian refugees in surrounding Middle East nations. In these days, the enemy is persecuting Christians in the Middle East even more than Israel Jews who are not as easily accessible to them – and few Western governments are acknowledging the plight of Christian Arabs. Please pray for the family of God who are being persecuted – wherever they are and whoever they are. (Psalm 72:14) “He will rescue their life from oppression and violence, And their blood will be precious in his sight”
Despite many difficult issues that still exist between Israeli Messianic Jews and Christian Arabs, it is wonderful to see reports on dialogue and fellowship. Reconciliation is a key word in many of the exchanges between the two. Recently, for the 4th year in a row the Lausanne Congress on Reconciliation held a forum on the island of Cyprus for the Israeli Messianic Jews and Christian Arabs. Please pray for these important exchanges to advance the reality of unity in the spiritual family, and for reconciliation to become true cooperation with the community of faith. (Ephesians 2:14) “For He Himself is our peace, who has made both one, and has broken down the middle wall of separation”
The Kehila News Staff is a team of Israeli believers in Yeshua.
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Forgiven and set free: A post-abortion Bible study
Abortion can be a traumatic experience for many women who have undergone the procedure requiring care and healing to overcome powerful emotions that may be negatively impacting their lives.
Recognizing this, an Israeli pro-life organization, Be’ad Chaim, offers a post-abortion Bible study course to help women overcome troubling issues such as guilt, anger and grief that can result from terminating a pregnancy.
“The decision to abort is often made to avoid a crisis without considering how the woman will feel about it afterwards,” Be’ad Chaim Director Sandy Shoshani told KNI. “The consequences of the abortion vary among women.”
“Some women seemingly have no regrets, yet others experience sorrow and remorse,” Shoshani continued. “For some, the regret and guilt are immediate. For others the pain is only evident years later. We offer women the opportunity for healing after abortion as we know that God wants us all to be freed from guilt and shame. It is his will that we walk in the fullness of all that he has for our lives.”
Therefore, the course, as Shoshani explains, is “an in-depth Bible study using the power of the Word of God and the revelation of the Spirit to bring healing and release.”
Following a workbook called Forgiven and Set Free by Linda Cochrane, the Bible study has been translated into Hebrew and Russian as well. It consists of eight chapters and deals with the character of God, belief and denial, anger, depression, forgiveness, freedom and acceptance.
“The book is excellent,” Rachel, a counselor who has facilitated the course for Be’ad Chaim, told KNI. “The study is about letting God in to heal the pain brought by abortion.”
“Many people in the world, and even some believers, don’t understand how painful abortion can be for the woman,” Rachel said. “Even though a woman has confessed her abortion as a believer, it may still be very important for her to give deeply rooted residual pain and resentment to God. These emotional places need to be dealt with to give room for the happiness God wants to give us.”
The course has been run as both group and individual studies. Each course is facilitated by a counselor.
“When women do the study in a group it brings them closer to each other,” Rachel explained. “They allow themselves to be vulnerable and open their hearts. Importantly, they can receive support, acceptance and love from the other women.”
One believing woman, “Tamara,” took the course.
“I had an abortion 30 years ago, as a young, dysfunctional and confused university student,” Tamara shared with us. “I did not know Yeshua then and I had grown up to believe the unborn baby was not a human being but a ‘fetus.’ I had no idea abortion was wrong and I took the decision in a moment of utter crisis and without any counseling.”
“At the time I felt relieved,” Tamara recalled. “But in time I came to faith in Yeshua and I understood I had killed my own baby. I confessed my abortion and understood on a mental level that God had forgiven me. But deep inside I still hated myself for what I had done and this was manifested in depression and anxiety and anger.”
Tamara took the course with Rachel.
“It was extraordinary,” Tamara said. “We met each week in Rachel’s office, and she took me through a chapter of the book. Gradually – gently – the Holy Spirit touched my heart and I received a marvelous peace about my unborn baby. I knew the child was with God and that I was truly forgiven.”
At the end of her course, Rachel accompanied Tamara to the Be’ad Chaim Gardens of Life outside Jerusalem where Tamara planted a tree in honor of her unborn child.
“I named the baby and dedicated her to God; it was a beautiful thing. I have closure now – no more guilt and shame,” Tamara shared.
“The course, is about bringing people closer to God and encouraging them to let Him deeper into their hearts,” Rachel summarized. “The study provides a safe and effective way for women who have had an abortion to receive the freedom God has for them.”
For those who would like to know more about the Be’ad Chaim post-abortion Bible study, please call: +972-2-624-2516.
Karen Faulkner is a British Israeli citizen. She has a Master's degree in Human Rights & Transitional Justice from Hebrew University, Jerusalem.