CFOIC Heartland enables Christians to connect with the Jewish communities (settlements) in the heart of Biblical Israel. Judea and Samaria (the “West Bank”) are not occupied territory. These communities are the birthplace of the Jewish people.
Imagine coming home and finding that your home had been broken into and valuable possessions stolen? Beyond the loss of material things, you feel violated. Your sense of well-being and safety are gone. Now imagine how terrified you would feel to find out that the intruder wasn’t a petty criminal but a hostile neighbor who regularly threatens to kill you and your children. That is exactly what happened recently in Rechalim.Learn more
This week's portion begins with the most dramatic speech in the Bible -- Judah's plea to Joseph to save his brother Benjamin. "And Joseph could not restrain himself before all that stood by him . . . And he wept aloud . . . And Joseph said to his brothers, 'I am Joseph, is my father still alive?'" (Genesis 45:1-3).Read More