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Mass prayer against the SA embassy downgrade




This is in response to the ANC’s proposal to downgrade the South African embassy in Israel. The South African Friends of Israel (SAFI) is calling on churches around South Africa to pray for Israel in opposition to the proposed downgrade.

This ‘Weekend of Prayer’ will see tens of thousands of members of various churches come together to pray.

“The proposed downgrade will ensure that South Africa loses its connection with the Holy Land and effectively cuts off trade with Israel, the apple of G-d’s eye,” says Gavi Sacks, executive director of SAFI.

“South Africa should not be removed from the blessings just because our politicians want to remove religion from its rightful place in our country.”

SAFI has made available the specific prayer they are asking people to recite in English, Zulu and Xhosa on their website.

Stressing the importance of this event, Sacks adds: “We need to stand together in prayer to prevent this travesty based on lies and false accusations brought against the only homeland of the Jewish people that have had a presence there for over 4 000 years.”

He quotes a verse from Genesis 12 to reiterate the importance of this prayer weekend: I will bless those that bless you and curse those that curse you.”

The prayer can be found on:

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  1. Gary Selikow

    Dec 7, 2017 at 8:39 pm

    ‘The ANC will always curse Israel so let us rather pray for the ANC to be removed fom power in South Africa speedily in our time’

  2. nat cheiman

    Dec 9, 2017 at 7:07 am

    ‘ANC hate Israel . Who cares about the embassy anyway?

    Government probably want a backhander to allow the embassy to remain.

    Why does Africa under achieve?  Go figure!!!!’

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