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Messenger December 2017

Informing you about the Christians for Israel ministry world wide.
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Dear Christians for Israel friends and partners, 

Today is the third evening of Hanukkah ("Festival of Lights"). Tonight, Jewish people all over the world will light three of the eight Menorah candles, in celebration of the rededication of the Temple after the Maccabean revolt in the time of the Seleucid Empire in the 2nd century BCE. 

Hanukkah reminds us that the Jewish people are called to be a light to the nations. In fact the Jewish people have been a blessing to the nations in which they have lived in the diaspora. And today, despite the criticism that dominates our media, the modern Jewish nation is a blessing to the nations. 

On Tuesday in Holland, the largest Menorah in the world was lit in the city of Lelystad by Chief Rabbi of the Netherlands Binyomin Jacobs and the Ambassador of Israel to the Netherlands Mr. Aviv Shir-On. Many from the Jewish and Christian communities were present. 

Christians for Israel Italy is organising a Hanukkah celebration with the Jewish community in Verona on 17th December. In many other countries Jews and Christians will join in celebrating this festival. We encourage all Christians to take time in the coming days to reflect on the significance of Hanukkah, and our responsibilities as Christians to encourage the Jewish people to continue to be a light to the nations. 

In this edition of The Messenger we wish to draw your attention to the many developments in the Christians for Israel ministry worldwide.

We thank you for your ongoing support of our ministry, and wish you all a blessed Advent and Christmas as we celebrate the coming of the Son of man in the flesh, and wait and look for the coming King and Light of the nations. 

 Yours,
 Andrew Tucker 
Executive Director Christians for Israel International



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