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Picture this: An American Evangelical pastor kneeling in the Oval Office of the White House and praying for President Donald Trump, with the pastor’s hand placed on the president’s shoulder. It’s no fiction. On October 12, Pastor Andrew Brunson, who had been in a prison in Turkey since 2016 on false charges of espionage, and ...

The story of Balak and Balaam in the Book of Numbers is a most unusual one, and not just because it involves a talking donkey. Numbers is about the history of the Children of Israel and religious instructions they received during the wanderings from Mount Sinai to the Promised Land. One episode, however, taking up ...

The charge heard most against Israel is some version of “Israel is a colonial power occupying the land of others.” Those are code words. Use them and instantly sympathy is garnered for the underdog. In the case of Israel, the Palestinian-Arabs are the presumed victims, a persecuted minority oppressed by imperialist Israel. Indeed, Israel is ...

Following are just a few of the fundamental aspects of Israel’s efforts to assist people worldwide. Every person on earth should be thankful for something he or she received through the Jewish people. Due to shortsighted understanding among the nations, however, Israel’s being chosen has led to envy rather than gratitude. From ancient times, the ...

The inconsistency is glaring. In Ramallah, the headquarters of the Palestinian Authority, propagandists work day and night to portray Israel as evil occupiers oppressing millions of helpless Palestinians. But has anyone heard PA President Mahmoud Abbas condemn the Syrians, Russians or Iranians for killing 3,840 Palestinians? That is the number of dead in Syria since ...

Since the establishment of the modern State of Israel on May 14, 1948, Israel has indicated a consistent readiness for peace. Decades ago, Israel’s Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir said famously, “We want to meet our Arab neighbors on the football field, not the battlefield.” Rather than moving closer towards any resolution, however, it seems the ...