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Christian Friends of Leket Israel

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2020 Annual Report

Housebound Recipients In mid-March, when the stay-at-home order was put into effect, Leket understood that people still needed to eat. Since Leket meal recipients were not permitted to leave their homes to receive their meals at soup kitchens or distribution centers, Leket staff and volunteers began providing door-to-door delivery to the housebound. Rather than delivering

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Without Hanukkah there would be no Christmas!

If the miracle of Hanukkah did not happen, Israel would have been destroyed and the line of King David would have been broken and Jesus would not have been born. Now I think you are asking the one question most Christians have about Hanukkah, “What is Hanukkah?” Not many Christians know the story of Hanukkah

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Israeli Seniors’ Four Prayer Needs

Why Pray for Israel’s Elderly? It has been my habit to open my prayers with Israel. Its been my practice for over 20 years. Let me tell you how it has made my prayers much more fervent. Sometimes doesn’t it feel like our life’s troubles are insurmountable? Especially now under the COVID-19 quarantine feelings of

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Chag Sameach! Happy Holiday!

Every year at this time Jews sit in a Sukkah, to commemorate how their ancestors journeyed from Egypt. On the Hebrew calendar it begins at sundown on the evening of the 14th of Tishrei and runs the day of the 15th.  That’s tonight and tomorrow. “Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, The fifteenth day of this

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Leket Israel: Feeding Israelis During COVID-19

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ua5qNV3AQIAThank you for your interest in Leket Israel’s work to address nutritional insecurity in Israel.  As we approach the New Year, I kindly request that you consider supporting our relief efforts. These are challenging times for us all. Israel is in the midst of a recession and unemployment is running at 20%.  As a result, demand on Leket

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Inspiring Words from Our Founder, Joseph Gitler

In Israel, Biblical Values Plus Small Businesses Protect the Poor from Hunger The Holy Land is facing an unholy crisis. Normally a magnet to pilgrims and other visitors, the pandemic has hit Israel hard. Unemployment in the US is bad; here it’s twice as dire, with the rate currently at 20%. In a country that

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Israel’s Urgent Prayer Needs During COVID-19

Contents How to begin your intercessory Prayer Pray with thankfulness as Israel has a special place in God’s Heart. Have an Attitude of Graftitude! Pray for Israel’s Working Families Pray for Israel’s Elderly Pray for Israel’s Farmers Pray for Israel’s Doctors Pray for the IDF Pray the World Honours Israel as the Light unto the

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18 Means Life!

With the exception of a small portion of the book of Daniel the Hebrew Bible – our Old Testament-was written entirely in the Hebrew language. L’shon Hakodesh, or Holy Language, is multi layered and full of depth of meaning. When we read a translation from this original language we are actually reading a commentary –

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Christians for Israel Supports Leket Israel

The following ringing endorsement comes from Christians For Israel International and has been translated from dutch. Food Bank Badly Needed! Recently we gave another beautiful donation to Leket Israel, a food aid organization in Israel. Nearly twenty percent of the population lives under the poverty line, among them Holocaust survivors, but also many children from

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Seven Keys to Praying for the Israeli Defense Forces

The IDF needs your prayers. During COVID-19 they are not only responsible for the defence of Israel, but are providing critical help to Israel’s doctors and providing food to those most in need. I am sure during this crisis you have been keeping Israel in your prayers, along with your loved ones. But do you

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