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Today marks the Jewish day commemorating the destruction of the two Jewish temples in antiquity; the first by the Babylonians in the sixth-century B.C. The Romans repeated this destruction in Jerusalem in A.D. 70. Tisha B’Av (“The 9th of Av”) […]

I will gather all nations and bring them down to the Valley of Jehoshaphat. There I will put them on trial for what they did to my inheritance, my people Israel, because they scattered my people among the nations and […]

The explosion of violence in Jerusalem’s Old City is disheartening. More Jews were murdered by Palestinians this week in Israel, and the Palestinian Authority continues to use that to incite violence. Israeli decisions to install metal detectors at the entry […]

Americans and the global Jewish community have a long, rich, and warm history. This fact alone is unique in world history, as most civilizations have treated the Jews poorly, often with devastating consequences. Ancient Near East powers did their best […]

The Bible often refers to “watchmen” and “watchmen on the wall,” the latter specifically in place to protect Israel in a variety of ways. In our own day, that involves advocacy work. In the American church, that role is less […]

President Trump yesterday spoke at the U.S. Holocaust Museum, and one suspects his words have real meaning behind them and will be backed up with action; the President promised that anti-Semitism will be confronted. Among his remarks: Sadly, this year […]

In the Bible’s book of Daniel, a fascinating bit of information is conveyed. Daniel was a Hebrew prophet at the time of the Babylonian exile, in the sixth century B.C. His book is heavily prophetic, and for generations scholars and […]

Times change. They sure do. Recently a friend of mine posted on Facebook that he was interested in visiting the Holy Land. Most of us know what that refers to: Israel. The land of the Bible. My friend is a […]

As spring approaches, travel plans are made for the coming year. One of the best decisions you can make this year is to visit Israel. I have several times and plan to do so again. In my small hometown here […]

As we close out another tumultuous year, half of America is hopeful and half is committed to Alinsky-style political harassment. Barack Obama stands in the middle of all of it. For too long, American conservatives hoped against hope that Obama’s […]