IN THE UKRAINE: A personal update

Dear Friends, I have a personal connection to the Russia-Ukraine War because my brother-in-law and his wife live there. They are still in the Ukraine working on their farm and running their bakery because the local villagers–and now refugees as well–depend on them for food. Also, one of our office co-workers lives in a large […]

Fifty years and counting

When Dr. Hillel Goldberg and his wife Leah started this work from their basement office in 1972, they wanted to inform people about Bible truths regarding Israel and to correct people’s misconceptions about the Jews. They had no notion of where such a humble beginning would lead. Half a century later, they can look back […]

Does the world know what Israel is really doing?

In a stirring essay by Israeli David M. Weinberg, a government/foreign affairs think-tank director originally from Canada, he questions if the world knows the real Israel. –Ed. The UN continues to slander Israel with reports containing ugly charges of “ethnic cleansing,” “apartheid” and other fictitious atrocities against the Palestinians. Meanwhile, in the real world, Israeli […]

Palestinians prefer Israeli rule to Palestinian rule

Despite daily accusations from “official” sources saying Israel practices apartheid, illegal land grabs, genocide, even the slaughter of children, ordinary Palestinians have a different perspective. The Palestinian News Network released results of a poll of Palestinian-Arab residents of eastern Jerusalem asking under whose rule they preferred to live. An astonishing 93 percent of them–none of […]

The Christmas ambush

For believers, Christmas is the joyous season when the words of the angel are proclaimed, “I bring you good tidings of great joy for all the people” (Lk. 2:10), referring to Jesus’ birth. Last Christmas that meant good tidings for all except Israel. In fact, it was a Christmas ambush. Instead of preaching the season’s […]

Two ministers, two opposing views of Israel and the Jews

Two leaders in the Christian community died a day after Christmas. Though committed to the same Gospel, their lives diverged enormously on the subject of the Jews. Born in St. Georgen in the heart of Germany’s Black Forest on April 25, 1940, Gerhard M. Heinzmann succumbed to the coronavirus at age 81. A widower, he […]

Israeli air force and German Luftwaffe over Jerusalem

A powerful image with deep symbolism. On October 17, fighter jets from Germany and Israel flew in tight formation over Jerusalem, the capital of the Jewish state, and its parliament building (Knesset). The flight attested to the solidarity between the two nations. The Israeli squadron was led by air force commander Maj.-Gen. Amikam Norkin and […]

Drugs, diplomacy and deliverance

A new cancer-killing medicine, developed in Jerusalem, has passed the scrutiny of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and been approved for use. With the unwieldy name Doxorubicin-HCI Liposomal Injection, it is a modified chemotherapy medicine for the treatment of ovarian cancer, multiple myeloma and Kaposi’s Sarcoma. It is significantly less expensive, hence more […]

Israel remains – God’s Word is truth!

After a 40 years’ sojourn in the desert, Israel was finally on the threshold of entering the Promised Land. Moses knew he would not enter with them, he knew he would be replaced by Joshua. In a series of earnest addresses, Moses still prepared the nation he had led up until now. He reminded Israel […]

The great Nakba – whose tragedy?

Each year on May 15, Palestinian Arabs commemorate the Nakba (“catastrophe”), when 750,000 Arabs left their homes in Haifa, Jaffa, Jerusalem and other towns and villages in May 1948. The Jews are blamed for expelling the Arabs, rendering them homeless refugees, and declaring the Jewish state, Israel. This view has been repeated so often it […]