Ukraine fights for "every meter"

June 17, 2022

A Note From Jonathan Bernis: Shalom, my friend! As I write to you now, my heart is turned towards the declaration of the Psalmist: “From the LORD comes deliverance. May Your blessing be on Your people” (Psalm 3:8 NIV). There’s so much difficulty and uncertainty in the world today. That’s why I’m clinging to this critical truth from the Scriptures as I continue to pray for God’s deliverance in Ukraine, His will to be done with regards to Iran and for peace in Israel and among the Jewi...

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Iranian military official assassinated

June 03, 2022

“The days are coming,” declares the Lord, “when I will make a new covenant with the people of Israel and with the people of Judah” . . . “This is the covenant I will make with the people of Israel after that time,” declares the Lord. “I will put my law in their minds and write it on their hearts. I will be their God, and they will be my people.” — Jeremiah 31:31, 33 Shalom, my friend! Thank you for your love and compassion for the Jewish people – in Israel, in Ukraine and around the w...

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Journalist killed in Israel, preliminary findings

May 20, 2022

“I will bless those who bless Israel.” Genesis 12:3 Shalom, my friend! Thank you for your love and compassion for the Jewish people – in Israel, Ukraine and around the world. I’m so grateful that you are willing to stand with God’s Chosen People and their neighbors through your ongoing prayers and financial support. And I pray you’ll experience a special outpouring of God’s blessing on you for your faithfulness for His people. Please join us in praying for God’s strength, protec...

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Fighting in Eastern Ukraine intensifying

May 06, 2022

“The LORD gives strength to His people; the LORD blesses His people with peace.” Psalm 29:11 (NIV) Shalom, my friend & Happy Israel Independence Day! Today, as we celebrate Yom HaAtzmaut with joy and festivities, my attention is turned towards the words of the Psalmist who acknowledges the reality of God strengthening His people – and blessing them with peace. With the war continuing in Ukraine, and the ongoing tragic loss of life – more than ever we need a supernatural measur...

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Israel agrees to provide Kiev with protective gear

April 29, 2022

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” Jeremiah 29:11 (NIV) Shalom, my friend. God is in control . . . and thankfully we can cling to His promises and trust that He has a plan, though we may not see it or even understand it. I pray you cling to this promise – as you navigate your own challenges and circumstances. Thank you for your partnership in this ministry. Please remember Jewis...

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Russia could earn billions from revived nuclear deal with Iran

April 22, 2022

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” Jeremiah 29:11 (NIV) Shalom, my friend. The Scriptures promise us that God has good intentions for His people – that no matter what we face, what we are forced to endure or the circumstances around us and the world – we can trust God’s plan. We can believe in the future He’s written. And we can lean on the hope He supplies. This promise feels more...

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Russian missile strike targets Ukrainian civilians and children

April 15, 2022

“For You have been my refuge, a strong tower against the foe.” Psalm 61:3 (NIV) Shalom, my friend. You know that we refuse to run away from dangerous situations when unimaginable darkness threatens the Jewish people and their neighbors. That’s why Ezra, Vice President of Global Ministry Affairs, and several of our executive team leaders joined me in spending nearly a week meeting with our partners on the ground in Ukraine and Poland. Watch this video we recorded that shares ...

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Breaking: Terror Attack in Tel Aviv

April 08, 2022

“Pray for the peace of Jerusalem.” Psalm 122:6 (NIV) Shalom, my friend. As a partner of Jewish Voice who loves the Gospel and the Jewish people, I’m sure you’ve been watching the news about the continuing situation in Ukraine and the current violence that’s been happening in Israel. Just a few days ago, my team and I walked across the Polish border into Ukraine to meet with our partners on the ground. As we walked, the reality of everything we’ve been watching on the news came crash...

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U.N. report accuses Israel of apartheid

April 01, 2022

“Pray for the peace of Jerusalem. May those who love you be secure.” Psalm 122:6 (NIV) Shalom, my friend. With our world rife with animosity and anger as the war in Ukraine continues – the outcome unknown at best – peace can seem so far away. And even unreachable. That’s why God commands us in the Scriptures to pray. This week, I encourage you to continue to pray for peace in Ukraine. To pray for the peace of Jerusalem. And I encourage you to also pray for peace in your o...

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Israel mediating potential ceasefire in Ukraine

March 24, 2022

“From the LORD comes deliverance. May Your blessing be on Your people.” Psalm 3:8 (NIV) Shalom, my friend. I’m holding on to this truth from the Scriptures as we continue to pray and respond to the crisis in Ukraine – that God will bring deliverance. And I pray it over you as well, in whatever you’re facing today, that you’ll experience the power and presence of the Lord as the Deliverer of His people. There’s no greater promise we have from God – which was ultimately reali...

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