Survival Skills We Can Learn from the Pilgrims

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, it’s time to give thanks to those brave men and women who came before us. We are all familiar with the story of the first Thanksgiving, where the Pilgrims and the Native Americans shared a meal together to celebrate a successful harvest. But rarely do we take the time to consider what the Pilgrims went through on their journey … Continue reading Survival Skills We Can Learn from the Pilgrims

Was Thanksgiving Based On Sukkot, The Feast Of Tabernacles?

One For Israel Staff  – Nov 17, 2018 On the fourth Thursday of November, Americans celebrate the feast of Thanksgiving. The roots of the feast are quite interesting, and relate to the Biblical feast of Sukkot, the Feast of Tabernacles. “Over three centuries ago”, declared John F. Kennedy, “our forefathers in Virginia and in Massachusetts, far from home in a lonely wilderness, set aside a time of thanksgiving. … Continue reading Was Thanksgiving Based On Sukkot, The Feast Of Tabernacles?

If You Are American, Your First Language Could Have Been Hebrew

Had history turned out slightly different, Americans today might be speaking Hebrew rather than English. This is not as far fetched as it seems, as the original settlers to America (besides the Indians) were deeply connected to the Bible. The earliest knowledge of Hebrew being proposed as America’s national language is from 1620. At that time, William Bradford was the leader of the pilgrims who … Continue reading If You Are American, Your First Language Could Have Been Hebrew