It is the year 5782 on the biblical / Hebrew calendar, and the year 2022 on the Grecian calendar. So a double whammy of twos! This is the 2nd year of the decade of the Pey. Pey is the Hebrew letter equivalent ...
January 11, 2022Daystar
The story of Chanukah is one of my all-time favorites. It is the story of the few prevailing against the many because of God’s mighty power. In 167 B.C. the Greco-Syrian emperor Antiochus IV sought to obliterate the Jewish people. He silenced ...
November 23, 2021Jonathan Weiss
I love this time of year! The season we are in right now is called Teshuva. Teshuva quite literally means "to turn and repent." We are called to search our hearts of any unrighteousness, repent of those things that are not holy ...
August 30, 2021Jonathan Weiss
With Passover around the corner, I am reminded of the miraculous story of God freeing His people from Egypt. One thing I am reflecting on this year is how the Israelites needed to have great faith while they were being crushed ...
March 19, 2021Jonathan Weiss
The Jewish New Year, known as Rosh HaShanah is just around the corner! One of the main reasons I love this celebration is because during this season, God does something miraculous or life-altering for me. Rosh HaShanah is not just for the ...
September 16, 2020Jonathan Weiss
Shalom Daystar Family, First of all, I want to thank all of our partners for their prayers and financial support in the renovation of our Jerusalem Studio. God has been faithful in helping us execute this restoration project quickly, and with excellence. I ...
August 4, 2020Jonathan Weiss
There is no better time than now to choose faith over fear. We are living in an incredible season where we are entering springtime and kicking off the first of the spring holidays. In English we call it Passover, or in ...
April 7, 2020Jonathan Weiss
One of the things I love about our God is that He models for us how our lives should be lived. And He is a God of order and timing. Today I want to talk to you about the Sabbath day, ...
March 23, 2020Jonathan Weiss
Do followers of Jesus need to care about the nation of Israel? Why is this tiny nation – which is smaller than the state of New Jersey – often the center of so much discussion? In order to understand, let’s first look ...
January 31, 2020Jonathan Weiss
It’s winter! Here at Daystar you can see 1.5 million LED lights representing the light of the world Yeshua the Messiah who entered the world as a baby ultimately to lead to the redemption of the whole world. Two great holidays, Christmas ...
January 2, 2020Jonathan Weiss
We just wrapped up a fun holiday, the Feast/Celebration of Sukkot. As a new father, I am looking forward to our son growing up to celebrate this holiday. Sukkot is also knows as the Feast of Tabernacles or the Feast of ...
October 30, 2019Jonathan Weiss
We are in the season of the High Holidays. This is a time of year when people in Israel, and Jews all around the world slow down to focus on God, their family, and friends. In sequential order, the next 3 ...
October 2, 2019Jonathan Weiss
We are entering a unique time on the Hebrew calendar known as the Seven Sabbaths of Comfort. These follow the saddest day in Jewish history which is the 9th day of the month of Av, or Tisha B’Av. Jewish sages and Rabbis ...
August 20, 2019Jonathan Weiss
As I write this post the Jewish people and Messianic community around the world are winding down their work week and entering into Shabbat. Shabbat is arguably the most important Jewish holiday. Shabbat begins at sundown on Friday and ends on Saturday when ...
July 1, 2019Jonathan Weiss
Last month, I wrote about Passover. One unique thing that begins during Passover is the Counting of the Omer. This is a 49 day countdown from the day following Passover until Shavuot (Pentecost). This seven week time span is referenced ...
May 29, 2019Jonathan Weiss
As many of you know, Daystar’s Jerusalem studio was recently destroyed by arson. Reduced to a pile of rubble and ashes, I’m certain the enemy thought this attack would be fatal to our efforts to share the Gospel across Israel. But ...
May 20, 2019Daystar
Passover Passover 2019 has come and gone quickly! Rebecca and I had the chance to attend two different Passover Seders this year. Both were awesome! One was with the Upper Room church in Dallas. The leader of that Passover Seder was Rabbi ...
April 30, 2019Jonathan Weiss
Purim: The Rich Story of Deliverance Purim is here! Purim is a holiday that commemorates the Jewish people’s victory over the dark anti-Semitic forces in ancient Persia [modern Iran]. The Jewish Holiday of Purim was celebrated this week in Israel and around ...
March 26, 2019Jonathan Weiss
Shalom Daystar family, We are getting very excited for our upcoming Heart for the World. There are many things going on this year that we will be sharing with you. The entire Daystar team is working around the clock to prepare a great ...
February 25, 2019Jonathan Weiss
Israel climbs to 5th place in the Bloomberg Innovation Index. The Times of Israel gives an excellent overview of this. It is incredible to see this tiny nation smaller than the state of New Jersey help lead the world in innovation. One ...
January 25, 2019Jonathan Weiss
Dear Lovers of Israel, Yom HaZikaron (Memorial Day) begins at sundown on April 21st and ends at sundown on April 22nd. Israelis young and old will mourn and remember the 23,320 fallen soldiers who sacrificed themselves and gave their lives fighting ...
April 22, 2015Daystar
Dear Lovers of Israel, I am writing to you from Jerusalem during these dramatic days in history. Prime Minister Netanyahu just won the elections in Israel by a “Miracle of God” and it seems that the recent collapse of the US ...
April 8, 2015Daystar
Daystar Television Network has made a $25,000 donation to Larger than Life, an Israeli organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for children living with cancer, and their families, in Israel. The donation was made by Daystar ...
January 15, 2015Daystar
If you are watching Daystar from Israel on YES Satellite, be advised that beginning on Wednesday, January 14th, Daystar Television Network will be moving from Channel 110 to Channel 49. Please make the proper adjustments to avoid interruptions to your viewing. We ...
January 14, 2015Daystar
Ron Dermer is the Israeli Ambassador to the United States. An American-born Israeli political consultant and diplomat, Dermer previously served as Israel’s economic envoy to the United States from 2005 – 2008, ...
November 10, 2014Daystar
Daystar partners and viewers! When you made a pledge during this fall’s Heart for the World, your name was added to a special list that was taken to the Western Wall in Jerusalem to be prayed over by ...
October 22, 2014Daystar
It is with deep sadness that we must inform you of the death of First Sergeant Gal Bason of Israel Defense Forces’ (IDF) Armored Division 188. Gal was one of the soldiers who assisted Daystar during the live “Heart for a ...
September 2, 2014Daystar
Below is a letter from Sergeant Ori Bar Zvi of the Israeli Defense Forces. He writes about what life is like for young adults living in Israel, and shares some of the horrors of war experienced by his friends who are currently ...
August 29, 2014Daystar
In the letter below, First Lieutenant Erin Bronstein shares what it's like to have someone she loves sent off to the front lines in Gaza. Please read, share this letter throughout your social media platforms and continue to pray for Israel! For more ...
August 22, 2014Daystar
In the letter below, Sergeant Navad Wallach shares about his experiences with the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). He was in the artillery division and served for a total of three years as both a Commander and Combat Medic. Please read, share this ...
August 19, 2014Daystar
In the letter below, Moshe Bar Zvi talks about the ongoing conflict in Gaza, and sheds some light on the truth about Hamas. Please read, share this letter through your social media outlets, and continue to pray for Israel! Dear Lovers of Israel, I ...
August 8, 2014Daystar
Below is a letter from Sergeant Ori Bar Zvi of the Israeli Defense Forces. He writes about his current experiences in the ongoing Gaza Strip Conflict, and shares from his heart regarding the deaths of so many of his friends. Please read, share ...
August 5, 2014Daystar
Exciting News! Daystar Television Network will be covering the Israel Solidarity Rally being held Wednesday, July 30, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. CST, at the Dallas City Hall Plaza in downtown Dallas. If you're in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, please make plans to ...
July 30, 2014Daystar
Show Your Support Faithful supporters of Israel! Come join us for an Israel Solidarity Rally at the Dallas City Hall Plaza in downtown Dallas on Wednesday, July 30, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. This event is an ...
July 29, 2014Daystar
June 23, 2014Daystar
Recently, while in Israel, Daystar’s Vice President of Affiliate Relations, Steve Wilhite, sat down with Mayor Nir Barkat of Jerusalem. The two men discussed many of the wonderful things going on in the city of Jerusalem today. Although it is a fully modern city, Mayor Barkat stressed that Jerusalem is still ...
February 28, 2012Daystar