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Vision and Restoration…

Why are you alive? Fifty years after you die, what will have been the value of your life? How will people remember you? Will they remember you? While ultimately, life is not so self centered as to be about my … Continue reading

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…uncovered…

Yesterday’s Torah portion, Korach (Numbers 16-18), offered an interesting thought regarding some recent posts on my blog. We have been and will continue discussing headship and God’s instituted authority structures. The name of yesterday’s portion was ‘Korach’ after the man … Continue reading

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Regarding the restoration of Israel…

If we set our course out of consideration for what others may think or concern for how this group or that group will accept us, then we are guaranteed to fail. If, however, we base our course on the unassailable … Continue reading

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100!! Prayer request and Ani Yosef update.

Neat update with some cool info and a few prayer requests just put up over at Ani Yosef.com Please go by and check it out! Shalom!!

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Israel: Off the Beaten Path

Many who visit Israel, do so with a tour group and spend most of their time staying in hotels, thus missing prime interaction with people who live in the Land. There are some who take the ‘road less traveled’ and … Continue reading

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“…mindsets are difficult to change…”

On several recent trips to Israel, I have watched with interest the construction of a high speed rail from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The rail, significantly, connects Ben Gurion Airport to Jerusalem via a non-stop, 28 minute luxury trip for … Continue reading

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The Skeleton in Independence Park

She got under my skin and I was getting angry. She didn’t mean to as she leaned across the table with pointed questions. It was not her very direct interrogation that was more appropriate for cross examining a hostile witness, … Continue reading

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Hating my brother…

Lately, I have found a new use for YouVersion.  Call me slow, but it only took me about two months to figure out that they have added an audio icon allowing the Scriptures to be heard instead of (or simultaneously … Continue reading

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Ten Part in the King now available as ebook!

After a few minor changes and a transition period, I am excited to announce that Ten Parts in the King is now available on Amazon.com.  MOST exciting is that now international customers have access through the  ebook!! The Kindle Edition, … Continue reading

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Jordan! Sleeping Beauty?

A couple months ago I wrote a quick post about a cool story unfolding on ornagrinman.com.  The connections to a prayer journey I had participated in at Pesach this past spring were a bit uncanny.  But, her latest post just … Continue reading

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Jerusalem for Passover, two pilgrims’ adventures….

One of the great joys of going up to Jerusalem for the feasts is to gather on the weekly Shabbats at Independence Park.  Some time back, it sort of became an unwritten date on every ephramite’s calendar: 2pm at Independence … Continue reading

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3rd B’ney Yosef National Congress Report ~ Ephraim and Rimona

Following is a terrific report from the 3rd B’ney Yosef National Congress.  Also, I want to give you a quick reminder to pray, promote and consider participating in the Bney Yosef organized trip to Jerusalem for Sukkot 2018!! Friday, April … Continue reading

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They call mine a “Jewish soul”…

On board ElAl music plays softly on my headset, a lilting melancholy tune as we taxi. Thoughts of the Judean hills and views of Tiberius flit through my mind and my eyes are suddenly moist with tears. I’m surrounded by … Continue reading

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Judah and Ephraim Speak!!

As with many of our recent days, we only had a vague idea what we were doing when we got up this morning, yet here I am amazed at how the day unfolded and the incredible implications!!  Our plans, from … Continue reading

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A Passover surprise!

As my longtime readers may recall, we stayed in this house for Sukkot 2016 and were invited into the sukkah of our host’s father for the first day of Sukkot.  Later in the week we were invited into the moshav’s … Continue reading

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