Following are thoughts penned by Ephraim and Rimona Frank upon the conclusion of the Second B’ney Yosef Congress. They are published with permission. This post was originally published at natsab.com. Overview of the Second Bney Yosef National Congress The dedication of the First Temple in Jerusalem took place on the 7th month, during Succot, and […]
An entirely unprecedented event is taking place this weekend in Florida. The modest gathering of B’ney Yosef (Sons of Joseph) could signal the beginning of a new relationship between Jews and Christians, transforming a millennium of mistrust into brotherhood and friendship.
The stated goal of the B’ney Yosef North American summit in Tampa, running from March 4 – 6, 2016, is to “to focus the efforts of awakening Ephraimites in North America toward a long-expected reunion with other Ephraimites and with Judah”.
Mount Moriah, on which Temple Mount is seated, is a focal point of scripture because it is the focal point of Yah’s Future Kingdom. However, the entire Holy City of Jerusalem, the City of God, has been important in Yah’s dealings with man at least since Father Abraham was instructed to sacrifice his precious son, Isaac, on the spot that later became the Holy of Holies of the Temple. (The sages teach that Mount Moriah was the starting point of Creation itself!)
Do you sense something new in the air? What is God doing today that is different from a few weeks ago? If you have followed the posts on this blog and others like it, the answer you find is that we have somehow crossed a threshold into a new era of YHVH’s Kingdom. Those who expect the Almighty to come through on His promises to restore the entire nation of Israel are now holding our breath in anticipation…