Rev. Rebecca J. Brimmer
International President and CEO
Bridges for Peace International Jerusalem, Israel
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.
Bridges for Peace has offices in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, South Africa, Japan, Australia, and New Zealand, with the International Headquarters in Israel. BFP has 12 projects designed to bless the Jewish people in Israel and the former Soviet Union with Christian love. The BFP Food Bank, the largest Christian food bank in Israel, provides food to 27,000 people each month.
Rebecca is 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 BFP weekly e-mail update service, Israel Current News Update with Prayer Focus
- The Israel Teaching Letter
She is the author of “For Zion’s Sake I Will Not Be Silent—Scripture Guide to Praying for Israel” and has co-authored (with other BFP leaders) the book, “Israel and the Church—God’s Road Map.”
In many venues, she is a spokesman for the Lord, Israel, and Bridges for Peace, through the printed page, radio, video, public meetings, and conferences. She is a Christian participant of the Christian Allies Caucus of the Israeli Knesset, where she has been active since its inception.
An ordained minister, she was educated at Central Bible College in Springfield, Missouri, USA. She married in 1976, and she and her husband Thomas have lived in Israel since 1990. The daughter of noted lecturer and author, Dr. David Allen Lewis, her interest in Israel began in childhood as she sat under the teaching of her father, the founder of Christians United for Israel. At the age of 13, she visited Israel for the first time. From 1987 to 1988 she and her husband, (an ordained minister, journalist, and tour guide) volunteered on an Israeli kibbutz and studied in a Hebrew language program. She has been working with Bridges for Peace in Jerusalem since 1993.