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Rebecca Brimmer
International Director


Rebecca Brimmer

Rebecca J. Brimmer is the International President and CEO of Bridges for Peace, a Jerusalem based, Bible-believing Christian organization supporting Israel and building relationships between Christians and Jews worldwide through education and practical deeds expressing God’s love and mercy.  A resident of Israel for 16 years, Rebecca joined Bridges for Peace in 1993 and since that time has used her strong leadership and management skills to help elevate Bridges for Peace to its current position of prominence as a strong and committed friend to Israel and the Jewish people, recognized and supported by Christians and Jews throughout the world. She directs the worldwide organization with International Headquarters in Israel, and offices on every continent.  She is a sought-after international speaker and teacher as well as a spokesman on behalf of Bridges for Peace in many venues, through the printed page, radio, public meetings and conferences.
 
Rebecca has been a vital part of the Bridges publications team for the past 12 years and currently serves as the Editor in Chief of Bridges for Peace publications including:

· The Dispatch from Jerusalem, which carries pertinent and positive news from
· Israel and background material for understanding today’s events and Middle East
· developments in view of the Bible. 

· The Bridges for Peace weekly email update service, “Israel Current News Update
· with Prayer Focus”

· The Israel Teaching Letter. 
 
She is also the author of “For Zion’s Sake I Will Not Be Silent – a Scripture Guide to Praying for Israel,” as well as articles and updates that have appeared in various pro-Israel publications. She has represented Bridges for Peace as a key Christian ministry in the Christian Allies Caucus of the Israeli Knesset since the inception of the Caucus in 2004.
 
Rebecca was born in Petoskey, Michigan, USA.  Her early years were spent traveling the USA as part of the Lewis family, with her father, Dr. David Allen Lewis, the noted lecturer and teacher on Israel and Prophecy.  Dr. Lewis is the founder and director of Christians United for Israel.  At the age of 13, she visited Israel for the first of many times on one of the more than 70 Israel tours hosted by her father.  She met and married her husband Tom while they were both students at Central Bible College in Springfield, Missouri. Together, they served on staff at several churches in the USA and the PTL television network, before answering God’s call to permanently live and work in Israel. From 1987 – 1988 she and her husband, (an ordained minister, journalist and tour guide) volunteered on an Israeli kibbutz and studied in a Hebrew language program. In 2003 she was ordained as a minister in Cornerstone World Outreach Center of Springfield, Missouri. Rebecca currently resides in Jerusalem with her husband of 29 years.