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2015.08.25 17:29

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ISRAEL

Isreal & the Palestinian Territories

Israel was one of the first fields to which the Alliance sent missionaries. In the more than 100 years since, political, economic, and religious lines have changed often and drastically.

Today, The Alliance works closely with independent Hebrew Messianic assemblies, primarily in the Negev region to the south. Over the past decade there has been a large influx of Russian Jews; many of whom have now heard for the first time about Jesus, the Messiah.

Our field workers also partner with Alliance Arab churches in Jerusalem and the West Bank. Additionally, we also do a significant amount of relief work among the Palestinians caught up in this storied region’s political upheavals.

Several Chinese congregations associated with The Alliance are in the region; several other international groups rent an Alliance church facility in Jerusalem.

This region’s four organized churches and four unorganized groups are comprised of 500 inclusive members. (These statistics reflect the fruits of our Arabic and Chinese ministries.) All-Hebrew ministries are carried out in partnership with nondenominational Messianic assemblies that include two organized churches and five unorganized groups.

National Church

No organized national church: 4 organized churches, 4 unorganized groups, 4 ordained ministers, 250 baptized members, and 500 inclusive members. These statistics reflect the fruits of Arabic and Chinese ministries only. All-Hebrew ministries are carried out in partnership with nondenominational Messianic assemblies (2 organized churches and 5 unorganized groups).

Team Initiatives

  • Establish a discipling center to facilitate a new approach for following up with scattered and isolated believers in the West Bank.

  • Launch a training institute for developing Arab church leaders.

  • Assist NOWBARP, the relief and outreach team working in the West Bank.

    International Workers in Israel

    Ellen Elbel

    Roger Elbel

    Babs Mullinax

    Marshall Mullinax

     

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    Demographics

              Population

    Population—6,276,883

    Infant mortality rate—7/1,000

    Life expectancy—79.3

              Capital City

    Jerusalem (695,500) pop.

              Geography

    Slightly larger than Massachusetts, Israel (8,019 sq. mi.) consists of fertile coastal plain and the southern Negev region, which is largely desert. It also contains the Dead Sea, which is 1,349 ft. below sea level--the world’s lowest land elevation.

               Languages

    Hebrew (official)

    Arabic

    English

                Ethnicity/Race

    Jewish—80.1%

    non-Jewish (mostly Arab)—19.9%

                Economy

    Per capita income—$20,800

    Inflation—0%

    Unemployment—10.7%

    Literacy rate—95% (2003 est.)

               Government/Political Climate

    Parliamentary democracy. Following World War II, the British withdrew from their mandate of Palestine, and the UN partitioned the area into Arab and Jewish states, an arrangement rejected by the Arabs. The Israelis defeated the Arabs in a series of wars without ending the deep tensions between the two sides.

                Religion

    Jewish—89.1%

    Muslim (mostly Sunni)—14.6%

    Christian—2.1%

    other—3.2%

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