Chris Mitchell

Chris Mitchell
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Chris is CBN News Middle East Bureau Chief based in Jerusalem. Chris is CBN News Middle East Bureau Chief based in Jerusalem.
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Israel at 70: A light to the nations

In just a few weeks, Israel will celebrate its seventieth anniversary, remembering the momentous events of May 14, 1948, when David Ben Gurion announced the establishment of the Jewish state and Israel took its place among the nations.

Netanyahu: Israel wants peace, but is prepared for ‘any scenario’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and cabinet ministers visited Israel's northern border on the Golan Heights overlooking Syria. They received a briefing from Israel Defense Forces chief of staff and other army officials.
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Bahrain interfaith delegation lights Hanukkah candle in Jerusalem

The multi-faith delegation from the Muslim nation of Bahrain visited Israel, coming to celebrate with the Jewish people during one of their most meaningful celebrations of the year, Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights.
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Israel partners with Christian ministry on secret medical mission to save lives deep in...

CBN News was given an exclusive look at what up until now was a secret IDF mission. It’s a one of a kind Middle East story that combines the Israel Defense Forces, a Christian ministry and the brutality of the Syrian civil war.
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Christian pilgrims take ‘In Our Hands’ to the ends of the earth

This year's biblical Feast of Tabernacles celebration in Israel also marks the 50th anniversary of the Six-Day War, when Jerusalem was re-united under Israeli sovereignty. And CBN'S docudrama "In Our Hands" is taking festival goers back in time for that amazing story.

Delay the embassy, delay a blessing?

President Donald Trump told former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee he'll delay moving the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem... The question some here in Israel are asking is "why the delay?"

Christian pilgrims stand with Israel ‘because the Bible says so’

At a time of rising anti-Semitism, thousands of Christians are in Jerusalem to celebrate the biblical Feast of Tabernacles and stand with Israel. They came from the ends of the earth for the six-day celebration, sponsored by the International Christian Embassy Jerusalem (ICEJ), answering an ancient invitation.
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‘What kills people is people’: Israeli counterterrorism school training civilians to save lives

Israelis not only mourn with Americans, they want to share the hard fought lessons they've learned over years of dealing with acts of terror.

Bible-based leadership training in Israel brings Christians and Jews together

Endorsed by Israel's Ministry of Education, the program focuses on biblical characters to help teach lessons. One example is the obstacle named Goliath.

Israel: the land of milk and (bee) honey

The Bible calls Israel the land of milk and honey. But where did the honey the Bible writes about come from? For a long time, it was accepted that the honey part came from dates – one of the seven species in the in the land of Israel mentioned in Deuteronomy.