Stranger in a Strange Land

No, I didn’t write this amazing piece. It’s part of the Torah readings (First Fruits of Zion : The Weekly eDrash) I receive weekly, going through the Word, in sync with the Jewish people. But I can honestly say that this article came in time and gave me a full and even greater perspective of …

The Secret of the Western Wall

By Doug Hershey “No site in Jerusalem affected me more than the western wall.” – Edward Wilmot Blyden (1866, African American Author; – From West Africa to Palestine; 245) The Western Wall, sometimes called “The Wailing Wall”, is known throughout the world as a Jewish place of prayer. Jews have been praying here for centuries, …

It’s to Silent in the City

“I will not keep silent because of Zion, and I will not keep still because of Jerusalem, until her righteousness shines like a bright light and her salvation, like a flaming torch. Nations will see your righteousness and all kings, your glory. You will be called by a new name that the Lord’s mouth will …

Songs of Ascents (3) – Prayer for Jerusalem

Psalm 122 A Prayer for Jerusalem A Davidic song of ascents. 1 I rejoiced with those who said to me, “Let us go to the house of the Lord.” 2 Our feet are standing within your gates, Jerusalem— 3 Jerusalem, built as a city should be, solidly joined together, 4 where the tribes, Yahweh’s tribes, go up to give thanks …