PRESS RELEASE: HILC WEEK TO BLESS ISRAEL
Last month we hosted our Historic HILC Week to Bless Israel in Puerto Rico “La Isla Del Cordero Honra a Israel” which tremendously impacted the Island of Puerto Rico. We ministered to over 1400 people plus 200 leaders.
On Monday, September 28, 2015 at Centro Cristiano Centro de Vida, with Pastor Juan Calviti Celebration of The Feast of Tabernacles. Pastor Ruben Mendez the Hispanic Pastor of Cornerstone Church under the covering of Dr. John Hagee and Director of HILC and Pastor Mario Bramnick, President of HILC, ministered powerful messages on the Church’s Endtime Role for Israel.
On Tuesday, September 29, 2015, at Iglesia Tabernaculo de Alabanza La Senda Antigua one of the largest churches in Puerto Rico with Apostle Wanda Rolon, there was jubilant praise, worship and dance with shofars worshiping the King of Kings. Pastor Mario and Pastor Ruben proclaimed the prophetic significance of our support of Israel. Consul General Chaim Shacham addressed the gathering with strong words of encouragement. We ended the evening with decrees of our commitment as Hispanic Evangelicals to the Support of Israel.
On Wednesday, September 30, 2015, Pastor William Hernandez, NHCLC Chapter Director of Puerto Rico and HILC Board of Director coordinated a leadership meeting with 200 Pastors and Jewish Leadership discussing the importance of our unity and Pro Israel message. Rabbi Diego Mendelbaum, Director of the Jewish Community Center of Puerto Rico and Shaare Zedeck spoke on the significance of the Feast of Tabernacles and in the rise of Anti-Semitism. Senator Rivera Schatz spoke on our support of Israel and Pastor Mario Bramnick, Pastor Ruben Mendez and Pastor William Hernandez spoke on the importance of Christian Jewish Relations on the Island.
Pastor William Hernandez stated “An extraordinary jumpstart was achieved in our quest to initiate support relations among the Christian and Jewish community. In our complicated environment the need for mutual support is needed”. Mr. Diego Mendelbaum expressed his sincere gratitude for the initiative of celebrating an activity to honor the Jewish community, “We are more than willing to work together”, stated Mr. Saul Kleiman former president of the Jewish Community Center, “this is a much needed support in facing anti-semitism together.”
On Thursday morning October 1, 2015, we hosted a Christian Jewish Roundtable to discuss future action points in joint initiatives for Pro Israel activism and bridge building. On Thursday evening Pastor Ruben ministered at Ministerio Cristiano Catacumba 5 sharing our passion for Israel. Pastor Mendez stated “This week in Puerto Rico was orchestrated by God in uniting the Body of Christ and the Jewish Leadership for the divine alignment of Puerto Rico in Support of the Nation of Israel”.