In an effort to prepare these young adults to serve with valor in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), local Messianic leaders have started a new program called Hetzim, Hebrew for “Arrows.” The project aims to help recruits serve their nation in ways that bring honor to God, to the Messiah Yeshua (Jesus), and help ensure that the Jewish people are kept safe in their divinely-Promised Land.
We spoke to Joel Goldberg, director of the national Messianic youth ministry Netivah, under which the Heztim program operates. He had this to say:
“We are here to help give these young combatants the tools they will need to serve their Lord and their country. During the six-week program, we studied the scriptures, apologetics and Messianic theology in order to prepare them for the many questions and challenges they will face as...
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