By Rabbi Eugene Korn PhD
A window into the Jewish People’s connection to Israel—
written in particular for Christians.
“Israel has taken Jewish sacred historical past, peoplehood, and ethics out of the world of hypothesis and positioned them into the crucible of actual existence adventure. In returning the Jewish humans to its place of birth, Israel has again Jews to fabric reality—with all its demanding situations. The Jewish People’s go back to the Land returns Judaism to its unique imaginative and prescient and the Jewish humans to the tasks of the biblical covenant.”
—from bankruptcy nine
in addition to illuminating the significance of Israel for Jews, this targeted ebook examines the Jewish go back to Zion as an important theological occasion that strengthens the foundations of the Christian religion and its challenge.
In transparent and obtainable language, this advent publications Christians in the course of the crucial meanings of Israel for the Jewish humans and for the realm. It defines Israel as an necessary a part of Judaism’s imaginative and prescient for the Jewish humans to be “a country of clergymen and a holy people,” as a associate with God within the Bible’s sacred covenant. It examines Israel, a sovereign Jewish kingdom, as a secure shelter and residential for Jews fleeing persecution at any place on the planet, and the way this provides aspiring to the Jewish People’s convictions that the long run might be safer than the previous.
The nation of Israel stands on the middle of the way Jews see themselves this present day as participants in addition to at the heart of the Jewish People’s collective self-perception. for this reason, knowing Judaism and the Jewish humans is feasible merely by way of greedy the Jewish hopes, desires and stories that focus on Israel, the promised land.
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The Jewish Connection to Israel, the Promised Land: A Brief Introduction for Christians by Rabbi Eugene Korn PhD