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Everything You Need to Know About Israel’s Elections

On Tuesday of this last week, all across Israel’s cities, Israelis headed to the polls for the fifth time in the last three and a half years. This time around, Israel’s voters came out in larger numbers, and with a distinct purpose in mind: to end the seemingly endless cycle of failed government coalitions. The...
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Itamar Ben Gvir is a Fiery, But Popular Politician: Is He a Zionist or a Racist?

Whilst Americans are mostly swept up with the upcoming midterm elections, Israel is facing elections of their own on November 1st. For the fifth time in the last three years, Israelis will head to the polls to cast their votes for their favorite candidates and parties. Unlike American elections, there are around fifteen different parties...
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Australia Cancels Its Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

This last week, Australia’s government made some very controversial statements in regards to Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.  On Monday, the Guardian reported that Australia had “Quietly dropped its recognition of the west part of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel,” despite the decision adopted by Scott Morrison’s government after the US embassy was moved from...
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U.S. State Department to Give Visa to Iranian President

Ebrahim Raisi, known as the “Butcher of Tehran” for murdering 30,000 people, is being welcomed to the United States to give a speech next month The United States is planning to grant a visa to Ebrahim Raisi, known as “The Butcher of Tehran”, in order to make a speech at the U.N. General Assembly next...
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The Birth of a Movement in Israel

In a recent interview with Arutz Sheva, former envoy Jason Greenblatt said that Biden’s views on Jerusalem were actually inconsistent with U.S. law. A new poll here in Israel gives us an update on what elections might look like in November. A powerful explosive was disarmed in southern Israel by Israeli police after being discovered...
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The Bullet That Killed Abu Akleh: Official Release from the U.S.

After the Palestinian Authority finally handed over the bullet that killed the Al-Jazeera journalist to the United States for investigation, the U.S. State Department made a very shocking statement.  Statement from the U.S. State Department Spokesman Ned Price “After an extremely detailed forensic analysis, independent, third-party examiners, as part of a process overseen by the...
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Why Jews Can’t Buy Land in the West Bank

Many individuals and organizations around the world accuse Israel of creating an apartheid. Interestingly, the evidence on the ground does not support such a claim. Based on what is repeated through the media, most people assume the following about purchasing land in the West Bank: Assumption #1: Palestinians are restricted from buying land in the...
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Should the USA Determine What Happens in the West Bank?

Settlement Construction Approved in the So-Called “West Bank” Israel finally approved 2,860 new housing units in settlements across Judea and Samaria which will be spread across 30 different settlements.They also approved 1,303 units for Palestinians in Area C in Judea and Samaria spreading across 6 Arab villages. Israel approves new construction in the West Bank...
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Mike Pompeo Visits the Biblical Heartland

Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Shiloh and the Psagot Winery this past Sunday. This visit was even more significant than last time. His first stop was the Psagot Winery just a few minutes outside of Jerusalem and not very far into the so-called “West Bank”. However, he also visited Shiloh, and a very...
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Why the World is Giving Up on a Two-State Solution

World leaders all across the political spectrum have given up on the idea of a Palestinian state. Besides this, a Palestinian state would actually be terrible for the Palestinian people.  What has long been the proposed borders of a Palestinian State is fading as leaders around the world are having to face the true reason...
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Israel Pledges $156 Million to the Palestinian Authority in Gantz-Abbas Meeting

High-level government talks regarding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict haven’t happened liked this since 2010. A low-level round of talks instigated by former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry took place in 2014, but never included a meeting with Palestinian Authority President, Mahmoud Abbas. In a surprising turn of events, Israel’s Defense Minister, Benny Gantz, traveled to...
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What Will it Take to Stop Iran from Getting a Bomb?

During the transition of the American administrations, Iran declared openly that they would begin enriching uranium at 20%.  When Joe Biden came into office, he began placing people into senior levels of leadership who worked on the 2015 Iran deal under Obama. These same people are determined to bring Iran back into the 2015 JCPOA...
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Palestinians emboldened by the new US administration

Israel has experienced an increase in terrorist attacks since the US elections took place in November. It is clear that the Palestinians are becoming emboldened by the liberal-leaning administration that has just been sworn into office in the United States.  This week, a Jewish Israeli man wandered too close to a small Palestinian village in...
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Does the Trump Administration Support Israel’s Right to Judea and Samaria?

In an unassuming way, the United States has been taking steps to show the world that Jewish life in Judea and Samaria is normal and right. There is a report this week that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will not only visit the Golan Heights on his visit to Israel next week, but he will...
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Long After The Next U.S. President, These Trees Will Be a Forest in Israel

In the midst of American political craziness, planting trees in Israel should give us hope. Israeli citizens are nearly as much interested in the outcome of the 2020 presidential elections as Americans. For years, Israel’s policies have been greatly influenced by who sits in the White House. After eight years of Obama, Israelis are grateful...
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Is the UAE/Israel Peace Deal Good or Bad?

Initially, it sounded absolutely historic. One could even call it miraculous. It hasn’t happened in 26 years, and this is only the third time that it has happened in the last 72 years. It’s hard not to consider it a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, even at the price of compromise. It might lead to evictions and the...
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Will Israel and the U.S. Hold Elections at the Same Time?

Violent riots have swept America in recent months. At the same time, there have been more and more protests in Israel. In both countries there is a huge distrust of their governments. And because of the riots, protests, and the COVID-19 pandemic, the application of sovereignty in Israel’s heartland seems to have been all but...
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Divide Israel & Face the Consequences

There’s no doubt that former US National Security Advisor John Bolton has made some waves in the last several months. Whether or not you love or hate him regarding the highly controversial release of his recent book, which in many ways bashed President Donald Trump, Bolton made a statement this week that I actually agree...
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The Confusing Mixed Messages of Sovereignty in Israel

July 1st was a date many in Israel had their hopes pinned on. It was the first possible date, according to President Trump’s “Deal of the Century” peace plan, when Israel could advance the application of sovereignty in Judea and Samaria. Many expected an announcement from Prime Minister Netanyahu on this date. They were disappointed....
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In One Accord in One Place

Many Christians are familiar with the feast of Tabernacles, or Sukkot as it is more commonly known in Israel. Many of you have probably celebrated a Passover seder before as well, and are appreciative of the beautiful significance that it brought to your faith. Many, however, are not as familiar with the feast of Shavuot....
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