World Events

Commentaries, opinions, or journalistic articles written by Israeli believers related to politics or current events that are related to countries outside of Israel and the Middle East.

America’s solar eclipse

Shira writes, "To us who believe, we see a mighty act of our Creator instead of maintaining some ridiculous idea that this is mere happenstance. Yet few in this generation saw it as an act of God. However, the Bible proclaims over and again, that such phenomena are signs from God."

President Trump and the view of Israelis

Daniel writes, "For the most part Israelis are glad for the election of President Trump. Most a little sad that he did not move the U. S. Embassy to Jerusalem. But generally, they are relieved to see the end of the Obama administration and the beginning of this new one."

Prayer and politics

Asher writes, "If that is the case, no matter whether your politics are right or left, and no matter what you may think of US President Trump or Vice President Pence, then calling for a day of national prayer can be nothing but a good thing."

Is President Trump a Cyrus?

Ron writes, "Against all odds, Donald Trump became President. He won big in the electoral college. Which caused me to wonder, Does God have a plan here?"

President Trump and the events in Charlottesville

Ron shares 11 points of commentary on the demonstration and protests in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Could Iran’s moves in Syria be the seeds of the next war with Israel?

President Trump and Russian President Putin recently announced a ceasefire in parts of southern Syria. A cease fire on the surface sounds like a great idea, but some Israeli leaders feel it presents a clear and present danger to the Jewish state.

Turkey’s islamist leader seizes 50 more churches

Tzippe writes, "As Americans are celebrating their nation's founding, with all its associated freedoms, Turkish Christians are facing increasing persecution at the hand of the nation's Islamist president."

Hispanic attitudes toward Israel: Six takeaways from the Philos Project public opinion survey

Jesse writes, "How strong is Hispanic support for Israel? Many are asking that question, but few are answering it – at least not with any real data."

Turkey: Underwriting Islamic movements here, there and everywhere

Tzippe writes, "Erdogan's efforts to Islamize Jerusalem come as no surprise. Since his election in 2003, he has worked steadily toward the same goal in Turkey and in the process undermined the strong military and diplomatic ties his country had worked hard to establish with Israel."

The UK and Islam

Elhanan writes, "As I write these words a report comes of yet another fatal Islamic Jihadi terrorist attack in London... the Brits seem asleep to what is happening to them, along with slumbering Europe and the West."

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