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.

Hezbollah pleased with Iraqi takeover of Kirkuk from Kurds

Hezbollah praised the defeat of Kurdish troops in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk, calling it a victory over the Trump administration and Israel, the Jerusalem Post reported on Monday.

Multilateralism is not a virtue…

Cliff writes, "But America and the West have not so much abandoned their core values as they have replaced them with inane generalities like multilateralism."

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."