Julia Fisher talks to Michael Ralph. In Israel, once they reach the age of 18, young people are expected to serve in the army, the IDF – Israeli Defence Force. For many this is a tough experience, especially for the men who are exposed to actively defending their country – as many are. In recent years, as the number of Messianic believers has been growing, so more have been entering the army. To maintain their faith has been a challenge – as my guest this week, Michael Ralph, found out for himself.
Our aim is to build bridges… To build bridges of understanding and support, in a spirit of reconciliation, between believers (both Jewish and Arab) in the Holy Land (Israel and the Palestinian Areas) and Christians worldwide.