“..Declares the LORD. “I will keep a watchful eye over Judah, but I will blind all the horses of the nations. Then the clans of Judah will say in their hearts, ‘The people of Jerusalem are strong, because the LORD Almighty is their God.” Zech 12:4-5
The last month of our lives in Israel has been by far the most difficult challenge we have walked through as a family. I am struggling to come to grips with the new reality which I wake up to every morning. This is due of course to the recent wave of terror attacks against Israelis. There have been at least 7 terrorist attacks along the route of my morning commute in the span of 3 weeks. Most of them have been stabbings and the terrorists have been quickly subdued or killed. There have also however been two incidents involving explosives. In both, no Israeli’s were hurt, praise the Lord. I ask each of you personally to please pray for the safety of my family and for all of
Israel. In the midst of all this, the Kingdom must move forward.
During the third week of October we received our official license from the Ministry of Health! The clinic is opening to the public on Nov 1st and an official grand opening ceremony will be held shortly thereafter. I can’t think of a more appropriate blessing to say than the words of the “She-hechianu”, Blessed are you Lord our God, King of the Universe, who has given us life, and established us and brought us to this day!
K. is a single mother of two who made Aliyah from Brazil. Upon arriving in Israel she entered into great financial difficulty as she adjusted to her new surroundings. She has been working very hard with the financial counselor we work with to dig herself out of the hole she was in and is doing a commendable job. She had one outstanding debt to the bank that she couldn’t handle on her own. It was our pleasure to come to her aid and help her to be free from the debt.
With the opening of the clinic and the security situation, there are many things for us to be concerned with during this time. It would be such a blessing to have complete peace of mind regarding the finances of HaTikva Project. Your donations not only enable aid to be given and the lost to be reached, they also greatly help me personally as the one responsible for this ministry to….relax. May you be blessed as you stand with us in giving.