Skip Navigation

United in Our Suffering – and Our Stand against Terror


On the heels of the terror attacks in Paris last weekend, Yonit Rothchild, who’s on staff with The Fellowship in Jerusalem, shared these sobering but inspiring thoughts.

Like many across the world, we in Israel are heartbroken over the horrendous events that occurred in Paris last weekend. As our Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, so eloquently put it: “An attack on one of us is an attack on all of us.”

In Israel, we know that pain that Paris feels all too well. Just as families in Paris were torn apart by cruel terror, so do we experience this tragedy numerous times every year. Just as terrorists struck fear into the hearts of civilians in Paris, so have Israelis been living with the fear that terror can strike at any moment for decades.

Israel unwaveringly supports France’s war on terror, because it’s the very same war that we are fighting. In fact, we sit on the front lines.

It will only be when all countries who cherish liberty, equality, and fraternity stand together as allies, that we will be able to defeat the terror that threatens our world. I pray that instead of condemning Israel, the world stands with Israel as we fight together for our common cause.

Tags: Inspiration , Crisis and Need

Previous Post

Next Post


Follow Fellow Israel Supporters!

Like our Facebook page to see what others are doing to support Israel

Like Our Page
More than 60 Fellowship supporters join Rabbi Eckstein and Fellowship staff on a tour of Israel, which includes visits to project areas and biblical and historic sites in the Holy Land.

Visit Israel

Here you’ll find an array of useful information on accommodations, transportation, exchanging currency, Israel's climate and customs, and much more. So get the most out of your trip to Israel with the help of The Fellowship.

Read More

About The Fellowship

The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (IFCJ) funds humanitarian aid to the needy in Israel and in Jewish communities around the world, promotes prayer and advocacy on behalf of the Jewish state, and provides resources that help build bridges of understanding between Christians and Jews.

Read More