Titles from Tikkun Global

Surprise Encounter at the Supermarket

Sometimes our work serving the homeless in south Tel Aviv can be intense and emotionally challenging, but I have learned that God always gives us grace to continue in the calling He has given us. He repeatedly shows us that what we are doing is making a difference. Here is an example. Each month we… Read more »

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The War and the Dispute Over the Sheikh Jarrah Neighborhood

As you walk north out of the Old City of Jerusalem through the Damascus Gate on Route 1, you see a massive tourist hotel development area on the right side of the road, and the ultra-Orthodox Meah Shearim area on the left side.  A little further up the road you see the entrance to Sheikh… Read more »

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Birth Pangs?

Shalom! Nina and I want to thank you for your faithfulness in prayer and for your gifts during the difficult times we are enduring. It is a blessing for us to have you as our ministry partners. Are those labor pains? Those who have given birth or witnessed childbirth know about the ambiguity of labor… Read more »

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Quiet Desperation or Passionate Involvement?

“The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation,” wrote Henry David Thoreau. Though a 19th century man, he could already see the 21st century security guard who never smiles, even when happy little children pass by. He anticipated the wrung-out single mom juggling three kids, a job and an aging mother with Alzheimer’s. The… Read more »

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Enduring Friendship

Twelve years ago this coming August, my mother died. She was 87 years old and suffered a massive stroke from which she could not recover. I was able to fly to the States and be with her in the hospital for a few days before she died peacefully in her sleep. In accordance with Jewish… Read more »

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Netanyahu-less Government to Be Announced

Wow! It turned out to be quite a momentous Sunday here in Israel. A few weeks ago, just before the war with Hamas, Yair Lapid was on the verge of forming a government that would include an Arab party, two left-wing parties, two centrist parties, and three clearly right-wing parties—all three led by ex-loyalists to… Read more »

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