International Christian Embassy Donates Bomb Shelters, Protective Vests

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BIN: After Israel absorbed as many as 700 rockets fired from the Gaza Strip over the weekend, the International Christian Embassy Jerusalem (ICEJ) sent a delegation to the western Negev region on Monday to assess the updated security needs of local Israeli communities and how best to help them prepare for any future escalations.

The Christian Embassy has already donated more than 75 portable bomb shelters to the Gaza periphery towns and villages. On Monday, the ICEJ ordered another three more bomb shelters for the region.

“Hopefully, the ceasefire reached last night will hold, but the terror militias in Gaza are notoriously unpredictable and untrustworthy,” said ICEJ president Jürgen Bühler. “However, our team’s visit today has confirmed once more that our humanitarian investment in these vulnerable Israeli communities is comforting families and saving lives.” more …

Opinion: As many of you know, after years of talking and praying about going to Israel, Editor and I are getting ready to leave in less than 2 weeks.  Oy vey.

I can’t help but feel a sense of heightened anticipation/excitement as the Muslim month of Ramadan began May 6, and right on schedule, violence is escalating.
Packing for the trip:
    • gas mask – check
    • hard hat – check
    • flack jacket – check
    • emergency food rations – check
    • bandages/iodine – check
    • clothes – check
    • Bible – check
We are going to attempt at least one blog post with pictures and a brief summary of our experience each day, and our friend and part-time editor Vason, has volunteered once again to post headlines.

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  1. When looking at the news through the lens of prophetic scripture, you two are going to Israel at a truly fascinating moment in our history. I’m excited for you both!

    We’ll be praying for a safe journey, a time of relaxation, and that you bought an extra battery pack for your cell phone so you can take pictures.

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