The specific objectives and purposes of HaShomer are to promote a deeper understanding of the Holy Scriptures, of Israel and current world events as they pertain to fulfillment of biblical prophecy.
We organize and host tours to Israel to help break down fears and prejudices and help people to better understand Israel’s place in G-d’s plan and purpose. We offer the opportunity for congregational leaders and others to join us and learn about Israel today.
by Rabbi Jeffrey Adler Psalm 137 carries a sorrowful statement of the grief felt by the people of Judah in response to the destruction of Jerusalem and subsequent exile. “By the rivers of Babylon, we wept when we remembered Zion. We hung up our harps…” The Babylonian captors couldn’t understand this reluctance to sing and […]
by Rabbi Jeffrey Adler In Judges 6, Israel had again fallen into idolatry, leading to invasion and oppression by the nation of Midian. The Midianites sent their raiding parties throughout the country, stealing everything they could carry. Gideon, in order to help his family survive, loaded some grain into a winepress and was threshing it […]
by Jonathan Feldstein On March 8, 2016, American Taylor Force was murdered along the Tel Aviv beach. Bashar Masalha stabbed Force and wounded 12 others, including a pregnant woman. Sadly, Force was not the first, and will likely not be the last, American victim of Palestinian Arab terror. More sadly, and shocking, your US tax […]
by Jonathan Feldstein Israel observed Yom Hashoah – Holocaust Memorial Day – this week, pausing to remember the six million Jews who were murdered by the Nazis and their collaborators. As Holocaust survivors age and die, it’s not long before our memory will be without the benefit of people who actually suffered and still bear […]