‘Here I Am; Send Me’: Teens Stand Against Jew Haters

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Jewish Press: The Hebrew expression “hineni” means “here I am”, most famously used by the great Biblical defender of Israel, Isaiah, who responded to a heavenly call to duty with the words: “Here I am; send me”. Hineni encapsulates the spirit of Club Z (for Zionism), a network of Jewish American teens that are standing up for their people and their Zionist identity against the scourge of antisemitism that is on the rise across the US, with the latest FBI figures showing Jews — 2.4% of the population — were the target of nearly 60% of religious hate crimes in 2020.

Jew hate is at its most virulent on campus. A complaint filed last week against City University of New York includes a recorded 150+ incidents of antisemitism on their premises since 2015, more than 60 directly targeting Jewish students with the intent to harm them.

Among the allegations are students carving swastikas on school property, mandatory classes scheduled on Saturdays to prevent observant Jews attending, students using class time to accuse Israel of “ethnic cleansing”, endorsement of the antisemitic Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement, a resolution banning Jewish institutions on campus and even an adjunct professor calling to “erase this filth called Jews”.

Faced with such widespread animosity and contempt, as well as the cancellation of Israeli speakers and protests against those who support Israel, many Jewish students are tempted to keep away, keep silent or at worst take refuge in anti-Israel activism. Some choose to make a stand for their Jewish and Zionist heritage, a course that requires a strong sense of duty — duty to Israel and duty to themselves and their fellow Jews, because attacks on Israel are attacks on the dignity and honor of all Jews.

Confronting this Jew hate, often widespread among their peers, also demands moral and sometimes physical courage. It is Club Z’s mission to help teenagers understand their duty and to find the courage to stand up and be counted. Read More …

Opinion: “Also I heard the voice of the Lord, saying: “Whom shall I send, And who will go for Us?” Then I said, “Here am I! Send me.” Isaiah 6:8 

Last Monday we posted a Compass Newsletter titled “Keep Your Eyes On Israel” that is receiving a lot of views. The evidence of Israel as the key to the fulfillment of Bible Prophecy could not be stronger. I liked the opening of the newsletter so much I am reposting it here:

Think about all these prophecies about Israel having fallen or now falling into place:

The Bible says Israel will be scattered around the world. But after about 2000 years she would return to her homeland. She did. (Hos. 6:1,2, Ezek. 37:21, 38:8, 39:27)

The Bible says when Israel returned to her land she would become a nation in a single day. She did. (Is.66:8)

The Bible says when Israel returned she will regain her language. She did. (Is. 19:18; Zeph. 3:9)

The Bible says when Israel returns she will have remained a pure race. She did. (Rev. 7:4)

The Bible says that when Israel returns she will have two arch enemies: Russia (Gog) and Iran (Persia). They are. (Ezek. 38:3,5)

The Bible says that when she returns she’ll have a mighty military. She does. (Ezek. 37:10)

The Bible says Israel will be a burdensome stone for the world. She is. (Zech. 12:3)

The Bible says when Israel becomes a nation again the world will have nuclear weapons. (Zech. 14:12) It does.

The Bible says just before the Rapture Israel will have a group of 144,000 Jewish males who are virgins. She does. (Rev. 7:4; 14:1-5).

The evidence of the soon return of the Jewish Messiah has Satan in a frenzy. Eliminate the descendants of Jacob and turn the land of promise over to Esau’s descendants and the Messiah cannot return.

But you, my friends in Christ, know the end of the story and it is further proof of the pre-trib rapture of the church. Here’s why.

Once the defender of Israel, the church, is gone, Israel’s protection will exclusively be in the hands of God. In the coming war of Gog Magog, Israel’s astounding victory will belong to God the Father:

“I will summon a sword against Gog on all my mountains, declares the Sovereign Lord. Every man’s sword will be against his brother. 22 I will execute judgment on him with plague and bloodshed; I will pour down torrents of rain, hailstones and burning sulfur on him and on his troops and on the many nations with him. 23 And so I will show my greatness and my holiness, and I will make myself known in the sight of many nations. Then they will know that I am the Lord.” Ezekiel 18:23

Ezekiel makes it clear that this war is all about bringing Jacob home, so that God, and no one else, will protect them in the tribulation:

“…then they shall know that I am the Lord their God, who sent them into captivity among the nations, but also brought them back to their land, and left none of them captive any longer.” Ezekiel 39:28

This will be the 2nd regathering of God’s people, as a temple and animal sacrifices are restored, Daniel 9:27.

  • The first regathering is in unbelief
  • The second regathering is in God the Father
  • The third regathering is in God the Son

See our paper: The Three Regathering of God’s People HERE