Sustaining the Jewish Nation
Stand for Israel | May 26, 2021
Those of us who stand for Israel know that our God-given role is that of strengthening and sustaining the people of Israel, to be the watchmen on Jerusalem’s walls. And so many of the “watchmen on the walls,” these guardians of Israel, this piece from our friends at OneNewsNow tells us, are Christians in America who love their Jewish brothers and sisters:
Yael Eckstein is CEO of the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (The Fellowship), a nonprofit group that provides a way for American evangelicals to give humanitarian aid to Jewish people in Israel. He explains his group has placed nearly 3,000 permanent and mobile bomb shelters in Israel to date, including areas that have been targeted by thousands of Palestinian rockets.
“It’s mostly on behalf of Christians in America who want to provide that shelter and protection, just as the Bible says to be the watchmen on the walls [of Jerusalem],” Eckstein told The Christian Post (CP).
Over the past 18 months, 59 permanent and mobile bomb shelters, along with 1,000 protective vests, have been distributed in Israel in anticipation of attacks.
As a mother of four living in Israel, Eckstein is ultimately relying on God for protection...