Not the Usual High Holiday Preparations
This summer’s war effort thwarted a planned mega-attack during Rosh HaShana.
Hamas is Already Digging New Terror Tunnels and smuggling a new stockpile of missiles into the Gaza Strip.
Please help us prepare Israelis for the next wave of attacks and restock our supply of War Survival Kits, medical supplies, clothing, blankets, furniture, and more NOW.
Journey into Eastern Europe Jewry
“Comfort, comfort my people, says your G-d... Isaiah 40:1"
Armed with this directive from G-d, nine young adults chose to spend their summer comforting Holocaust survivors and listening to their stories.
This past July, the YMJA (Young Messianic Jewish Alliance) took a two-week ministry trip to Eastern Europe, where we partnered with Stewart and Chantal Winograd of Reach Initiative International (RII), who hosted and led our group. Click here for article...
Dramatic Rise in Ultra-Orthodox Joining IDF
Despite ultra-Orthodox protests, there has been a dramatic increase of 39 percent in the number of new Israeli army recruits coming from the Haredi sector this year.
That impressive figure was presented by the Israeli army at a meeting of the ministerial committee established to monitor implementation of the new “equal burden” law passed amid growing frustration among secular Israelis that the Orthodox community was not pulling its weight. Read more...
Sabbatical Year Begins in September
September 24th, 2014 marks the beginning of the Jewish year 5775.
This is the shmita year, the sabbatical year, the seventh in a seven-year cycle during which the Torah mandates that the Land of Israel shall have a rest. During this entire year the fields are allowed to lie fallow.
Jewish Law forbids all agricultural activity including plowing, planting, pruning and harvesting. Any fruit that does appear at this time is free for anyone to take.
Furniture Outreach and IDF Mattress Distribution
On August 7, 2014, the MJAA’s Joseph Project had another very successful event in Maale Adumim (a Jerusalem suburb), distributing high-quality furniture to those in need.
Our Joseph Project staff arrived at 8am with a full truckload of furniture, all of which was distributed by the end of the day to a variety of Maale Adumim residents in need. This was actually the third time we had brought furniture for the poor of Maale Adumim. Both City and Government Officials attended.