Israel: Tough Times for Ethiopian Believers

Updated: Apr 4


The extreme circumstances of the coronavirus pandemic have led to great highs as well as difficult valleys for Messianic members of the Ethiopian expatriate community in Israel. Many Ethiopian Jews have immigrated to Israel, and some of those have embraced Jesus as Messiah. However, Ethiopians often experience discrimination in Israel, and choosing to follow Jesus only adds to these barriers. Many young people from the Ethiopian community have come to faith in Jesus during the pandemic, and many of these new Believers are already facing persecution for their faith. Additionally, a group of activists has decided to campaign for a law against evangelism, further adding to the pressure. Some of these activists have gone on the radio encouraging people to harm any Believer they meet.


Pray that God will destroy the plans of the enemy.

Pray that these extremists will come to Christ through the testimony of these Believers.

Pray that these new Believers with turn to comfort in their Saviour.

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