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The Lord is Building Zion!

June 1, 2016

“For the LORD shall build up Zion; He shall appear in His glory.” Psalm 102:16 Everywhere we look in Israel we see building sites as huge cranes punctuate the skyline of every city. Israel must continue to build in order to provide housing for its ever-expanding population. While some segments of the society prosper, moving

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Building Walls…and Bridges

October 1, 2011

“Never in a million years did I think that I would be installing a new kitchen in Jerusalem with a Canadian in an Ethiopian Jewish home or spreading tar on the apartment block roof with two Australians and a guy from Japan!”—a BFP volunteer from South Africa. Our Home Repair project is a very special

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Light in Dark Places

July 1, 2010

Recently, the latest census information was analyzed and data released to the press. One surprising bit of information was the fact that nearly 35% of the population lives in two-bedroom apartments. We have seen families of eight people living in such cramped quarters. Children share one room with bunk beds (some three high), and the

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Giving Homes–and Hearts–a Facelift

September 1, 2007

Have you ever spruced up your home with a fresh coat of paint? Or, redecorated a room with new drapes and furniture? Or, remodeled your kitchen, upgrading it with new cabinets and appliances? Whether small or large, the renovation makes you feel good inside, puts a smile on your face, and makes the house feel

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Repairing and Restoring––Homes and Hearts

August 1, 2006

More Than Paint But our program involves much more than providing paint, plaster, electrical wire, and lumber. It opens doors to change the Jewish people’s attitudes towards Christians. Our home repair teams are unique in Bridges for Peace in that they have the privilege of working for days at a time inside the homes of

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