February 2019 Prayer Points – Ukraine

/ February 1, 2019/ Prayers

February 2019 Prayer Points – Ukraine Pray for the Jewish people in the Ukraine Since 2014, Ukraine has faced a conflict with Russia which annexed the Ukrainian territory of Crimea. The fighting against Russia has provoked violence and criticism directed at the government, the oligarchs and the Jews. There are approximately 430,000 Jewish people living in the Ukraine. This is just 0.1% of the total population. Jacob’s Hope

Read More

January 2019 Prayer Points

/ January 16, 2019/ Prayers

January 2019 Prayer Points Pray for the Jewish people of Ethiopia Firstly 8,000 Ethiopian Jews wait for aliyah, or Jewish immigration to Israel. Secondly those waiting have the opportunity to receive instruction from Israeli volunteers to learn Hebrew, Jewish law and Bible study in preparation for assimilation in Israel. Importantly in 2015, the Israeli government pledged to allow all remaining Ethiopian Jews to make aliyah. Also one thousand

Read More

December 2018 Prayer Points

/ December 5, 2018/ Prayers

  December 2018 Prayer Points The Feast of Dedication (Hanukkah, Dec 2-10, 2018) tells a story of the goodness of God. History records the tiny Maccabee army’s miraculous victory over the powerful Seleucid (Syrian–Greek) army. After this victory the Maccabees began cleansing the defiled Temple of God and located just one pure jar of oil to light the menorah. One jar would burn one day. The jar of

Read More

November 2018 Prayer Points – We mourn with the Jewish people

/ November 1, 2018/ Prayers

We mourn with the Jewish people and Pittsburgh for the senseless loss of life last week at the Tree of Life synagogue.   The tragic shooting is shocking, but not surprising. This event rocks the global Jewish community because everyone feels the pain when one (or many) experiences tragedy. We know God’s people are targeted by the enemy. We just don’t know where or when these atrocities will

Read More

October 2018 Prayer Points – Increasing Prejudice

/ October 2, 2018/ Prayers

  For Jews who follow Messiah Jesus there is increasing prejudice, harassment, and violence due to the Orthodox religious community’s leadership in government. Also just a week ago a Messianic congregation’s newly remodeled congregational building in Ashdod was the target of vandalism by two members of an Orthodox community with the perpetrators’ actions recorded by a security camera. Another example is in granting Israeli citizenship. In addition increasingly

Read More