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Standing with Israel

Bear, Badger, and a Blossoming Forest in Israel’s Heartland

Bear and Badger were still only seven months old, and they needed a lot of care and training. They had to learn that this was their territory. Their job was to protect the trees from deer, foxes, and other animals, in addition to anything else that could harm them. On Wednesday, Mack and Tessa did...
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Do Christians Need Israel?

Over the last century, the land and people of Israel have experienced one of the most dramatic and miraculous resurgences ever seen in the history of the world. Many Christians are recognizing this obvious fulfillment of biblical prophecy and are filled with excitement to see God’s hand so clearly demonstrated. However, of the 2.5 billion...
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The Beginnings of the State of Israel in 1920

Have you ever heard of the San Remo conference? If you have, do you know much about it? I know I didn’t.  Saturday, April 25th, 2020 marks a very special date. It is the 100th anniversary of the San Remo conference and subsequent resolution. On this day, after great deliberation, the Supreme Council of the...
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The Confusing Complexity of Sovereignty

If you’re an Israel lover and support Israel’s right to the biblical heartland (FKA* West Bank), then you may be just as confused as I am when it comes to the issue of sovereignty or annexation.  Here’s the real question: is sovereignty in Jerusalem, Judea and Samaria good or bad for Israel? If you consider...
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The Fifth Cup of Passover

It’s that time of year again. The time when the Jewish people (and some of us, as well) clean out their cabinets and refrigerators in anticipation of the quickly approaching feast of Passover.  Passover reminds us of so much – the Exodus from Egypt, God redeeming His people, freedom from sin given to us by...
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The Connections Between Esther, Haman, Israel and Iran

In short:  Purim was celebrated in Israel this week. A Jewish boy was critically injured by a rock thrown by Arabs. There are connections between history and the story of Purim. Iran’s leaders have been hit by Coronavirus, and the country has been swarmed by locusts.  In Long: Israel just finished celebrating the holiday of...
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Jews Building Homes in Judea

Just after the “Deal of the Century” was released, Jared Kushner, one of the main architects of the deal, told Egyptian TV that one of the plan’s goals was to limit settlement expansion and growth in the West Bank. This week, along with his efforts to advance the peace plan in Washington D.C. and abroad,...
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Do You Love Shomron?

Do you love Shomron? Did you know some people hate Shomron? If you’re wondering what the Shomron even is, let me explain. First though, can you guess where this beautiful sign is located? That’s right! It was unveiled this week in Israel’s biblical heartland, in the heart of the Samaria mountains!  This week, Yossi Dagan,...
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Will You Work in Your Father’s Vineyard?

Since I first set foot in Israel in May 2004, there has been what felt like an all-out assault on my faith. In reality, as I think back, the war actually began when I found a Passover Haggadah in a homeschooling catalog in 1995 and ordered it. And so, for no apparent reason, we gathered...
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