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Dr. Brim standing on a balcony in Building 2. In the background you can see the Arbel Mountain and the Sea of Galilee.

Migdal Arbel: Rising Out of the Ground

In the picture above, I am standing on a balcony in Building 2. In the background you can see Mount Arbel and the Sea of Galilee. I was in Israel in December. I had planned to take a tour and...
Billye Brim with Albert Veksler at the recording of his "Answers for Allies" program

New Year’s Day – Jerusalem, Israel

This blog is for me. Remember, I said the blogs would serve as my journal. So I feel free to express my personal feelings. My emotions are very much mixed today. I miss my family, colleagues, and friends. (We left...
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Stewardship

Pictured above: Mt. Gerizim (left) and Mt. Ebal (right). In the valley between the mountains lies the city of Shechem (modern-day Nablus). CC BY-SA 4.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0>, via Wikimedia Commons. The Lord used two mountains to drive home to the Jews the...
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Shabbat in Jerusalem

Family I am writing this Friday afternoon here in Jerusalem where most are preparing for a family dinner tonight after Shabbat has officially come in. Shelli and I are invited to the home of Nir, our Migdal Arbel project head. ...
Standing in front of the entrance to the Knesset building.

The Knesset

Albert Veksler, Jerusalem Prayer Breakfast, arranged a meeting with Knesset member Tatiana Mazarsky. She was born in Russia, and after graduating from high school in the USSR, she made Aliyah. Here in the Land, her accomplishments brought her to the...
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Kibbutz Be’eri, Second Visit

Julie Sironi came to our hotel to join us for breakfast. Such a good time sharing with this lady, now so well known in Israel for her own heart for Israel and for her coordinating the work of Kenneth Copeland...
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Shepherd’s Field – City of David

The Shepherd’s Field Very near Bethlehem We began this last day with the troopers walking through a rather desolate weedy area to an ancient structure over a cave which Guy said could be the place of the birth of Jesus....
Friends of Ariel - City of Samaria.

Shabbat in Israel

It is Shabbat. And I am taking a shabbat. Resting in the hotel while most of the others went to Masada and the Dead Sea (Yam HaMelach).   Oops I’ve been coming back to the hotels and writing the blogs...
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Our First Day in Jerusalem

Just after breakfast, we gathered in a room where we would have two lectures. The first gentleman holds the very important position of Ministry of the Diaspora. I was shocked when he presented me with a plaque. You can read...
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Entry into Jerusalem

As we walked out from Hotel Ramat on the Galilee to board the bus south for Jerusalem, I snapped a picture of a “parking lot” just outside the door. Families evacuated from Kiryat Shmona in the North are staying here....
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Misgav Am

Actually, it happened on the evening of December 11 that our longtime friend, Betzelah, who addressed us many times at Misgav Am, came to the Ramat Hotel to speak to us. (This very brave and strong man gave me a...
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MIGDAL ARBEL PRAYER AND STUDY CENTER

I didn’t sleep well last night anticipating today. How would it feel to see, to touch, what has been a “call” for more than twenty years. I don’t call it a dream. Because I can’t truly say it is my...