Tag Archives: Compassion for Jewish People

How Do the New Tax Laws Impact my Charitable Giving?

/ November 20, 2018/ Articles

How Do the New Tax Laws Impact my Charitable Giving? This is a question many of us are asking our tax advisors this time of year.  Jacob’s Hope always advises you to seek specific advice from your financial advisors before making such gifts. However, here are some questions we are hearing. Our responses to them come from conferring with professional advisors in the area of charitable giving. Can I make

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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

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Jews (Russian) Nation of Israel – 0.15% Evangelical

/ October 9, 2018/ Articles, Israel

Jews (Russian) Nation of Israel – 0.15% Evangelical In 1948 Israel became a nation. From that point on, Jews from countries in Europe, the Middle East, and around the world, have migrated to Israel. From 1948-1992, over 2 million people immigrated to Israel. One of these major migrants are the Russian Jews. There are now approximately 449,000 Russian Jews living in Israel. The remaining 265,000 reside in Russia

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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

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September 2018 Prayer Points

/ September 6, 2018/ Prayers

  September 2018 Prayer Points Elul, the last month of the Jewish year, is traditionally a time to review one’s deeds and spiritual progress over the past year and prepare for the upcoming “Days of Awe” of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. High Holy Day season (the days run from sunset to sunset.): Rosh Hashanah (Feast of Trumpets-Sept 9) Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement-Sept 18) Sukkot (Feast of

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