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.

Angela Merkel: Islamic faith not the cause of terrorism

Ron writes, "German Chancellor Angela Merkel has proclaimed that Islam is not the cause of terror. Since when did heads of state become scholars on Islam?"

Egypt and Jordan: Israel’s peace partners?

Tzippe writes, "Most think of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi and Jordan's King Abdullah II as Israel's friends. Both Muslim-majority countries signed peace treaties with Israel – Egypt in 1979 and Jordan in 1994 – the only countries in the Middle East to do so."

WATCH: Nikki Haley blasts hypocritical U.N. Security Council

Ron writes, "For the past eight years the United States, under the leadership of President Obama, has distanced itself from its historic friendship with democratic Israel. President Trump’s new UN Ambassador wasted no time and making it clear that the United States was back on the side of the Jewish nation."

VP Pence takes a stand for ‘mercy and truth’

On Wednesday, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence visited the Chesed Shel Emet(h) cemetery, where more than 150 Jewish gravesites were desecrated earlier this week.

An open letter to Seattle Seahawk Michael Bennett

Ron writes, "Dear Mr. Bennett, I see on Twitter that you have turned down a trip to come visit my country, Israel... What changed your mind was this article in the Times of Israel, so you say..."

Has YHVH played a ‘Trump’ card?

David writes, "There is no doubt that Donald Trump is also one of the most controversial people on the planet, but that does not mean that God would not use a man like that. In fact, maybe God has played a major 'trump card'..."

Iran conducted ballistic missile test, violating UN resolution

Iran carried out a ballistic missile test again violating the United Nations resolution banning such missile tests.

America reset?

Stan writes, "The election of Donald Trump as President of the United States has turned, and is turning, the world upside down. While the impact on Israel is yet to become clear, some initial signs are encouraging. Is God resetting the clock?"

Has the liberal, left wing ‘tide’ turned?

David writes, "The last few months have seen significant changes in the world that cause me to wonder if something has shifted in the spiritual atmosphere and that is now bringing about major changes in the natural world."

An overview of Lebanon from a Lebanese Christian

Paul Calvert spoke with Natalie, a Christian from Lebanon, about the religious make-up of the nation; the refugee crisis and what Christians believe God is doing there.

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