Israel & the Middle East

Articles related to current events in Israel other countries in the Middle East region.

Events in Jerusalem, 1917, as foretold in the Bible

"As time went on, Britain’s involvement would not always be so positive, but the story of how this particular moment came about is one of breathtaking wonder."

The Holy Land: Official documents and fake news

Shira writes, "As President Donald Trump tries his hand at this ultimate peace deal, hopefully his advisors are supplying him with accurate briefs on the subject of "whose land is this?" Certainly, for every Bible believer, it is worth spending a few minutes to review the historical facts."

Taking God at his word to bless – and not to curse – Israel

Tzippe writes, "President Trump has been told – and may believe – that resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict would have a ripple effect throughout the region. But what does the Bible say about God's plan for the Jewish nation?"

My plan for Middle East peace

Aaron writes, "The so-called “Two-State Solution” is an idea meant to solve the conflict between Jewish Nationalism and Arab/Palestinian Nationalism... The real issue at the core of this conflict is a question about whose god is really God."

The legacy of Masada: How Jewish resistance has shaped Israeli military policy

David writes, "Masada is ingrained in the Israeli psyche as a monument to Jewish resistance: an ancient symbol for the defiance of the modern state that rose from the ashes of the Holocaust."

‘Pray for the peace of Jerusalem’

Tzippe writes, "Perhaps more than ever, it's time to intercede for God's purposes, pray for President Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and pray with all our heart for the peace of Jerusalem."

Prophecy in the news: When did Israeli-Palestinian conflict begin?

Ron writes, "President Trump’s speechwriters were clearly saying that the source of the conflict is Israel’s occupation of the Old City of Jerusalem, the West Bank and Gaza and not Arab intolerance of the Jewish nation. This is straight out of the fictitious, Arab version of the conflict..."

Israeli military and medical personnel are forging an unlikely bond with their Syrian ‘enemies’

Julianna writes, "Most Syrians are taught that Israelis are their worst enemies – but thanks to Israel’s incredible humanitarian efforts during this war, attitudes are beginning to change."

Can Israel survive ISIS?

David writes, "The Land is not going to disappear as long as the earth is here. But what about the Jewish people? The prophet Jeremiah recorded this promise from God, which ISIS may want to take as a bit of military advice."

The beloved city

K.J. writes, "So this week when we are in school and someone quotes the beloved words, "The Temple Mount is in our hands," I will have to swallow the lump in my throat and thank God for bringing us home to our city, to our inheritance, whole and free once again."

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