Israel & the Middle East

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Almost Armageddon: Why the Six-Day War was a prophetic milestone

The 1967 Six-Day War pitted a relatively young Israel against five established Arab armies. One of the world's superpowers also came dangerously close to entering the war, which led to fears of a potential Armageddon.

An exercise in futility

Joseph writes, "With all that is going on in Gaza, Lebanon, Syria and Iran, I think it is time to leave us in Israel alone, and allow the only true democracy in the Middle East continue to bless the world with all its scientific and technological advances. God is truly fulfilling the promise that He made to Abraham..."

Israel’s educational tradition drives economic growth

Stefan writes, "Even during the centuries spent in the diaspora, Jewish people excelled and distinguished themselves in education and academia despite frequent hardships and limitations placed on them due to antisemitism and discrimination."

His land, His people, His plans, His purposes

Tzippe writes, "No news agency, politician, or anyone else for that matter can thwart God's plans for the land and people He calls His own – nor for Jerusalem, the city to which He lays claim for all eternity."

We stand together to remember and honor

K.J. writes, "The eleventh-grade class took it upon themselves to meet with survivors from Poland, the Ukraine, Czechoslovakia, Italy, and other countries."

Reliving the miracle of Israel’s rebirth

Uzi writes, "I am counted as one of the first generation of Israeli Jews born in free Israel after the rebirth of a people 2,000 years in exile. What a privilege!"

Israel turns 69, and she’s looking good!

Moti writes, "You can clearly see the hand of God concerning Israel’s progression as a country, all while focusing on building a national home for the Jewish people after 2,000 years of exile."

You turned my mourning into dancing

Orna writes, "Monday morning a siren will be heard throughout the country, and we will all stand at attention in their honor, and as darkness dawns, Independence Day celebrations will begin...How can you switch, from one moment to another, from an entire array of difficult feelings, painful ones, so powerful, to joy, dancing and fireworks?"

Israel Independence Day 2017: Relative time in Jerusalem

Elhanan writes, "Unexpected by most of the world’s religions and nations, the remnant of the exiled and scattered Jewish people have returned to the very city from which they were exiled nearly 2000 years ago."

Israel – of God or not of God?

Howard writes, "The one, true, living God of Heaven and Earth is fulfilling His Word and plan for His holy name’s sake, and against all opposition to Him — including unbelief."

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