Israel & the Middle East

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

With BDS friends like these, we’ll never lack enemies

Of all groups included in the ban, the AFSC peacemakers received the lion’s share of sympathetic media coverage. Is Israel stifling courageous Christian rebuke, or exposing world-class hypocrisy?

Are Palestinians children of Abraham?

Howard writes, "On Jan. 14, Palestinian Authority President, Mahmoud Abbas spoke in an address to the PLO Central Council these words: 'This is our country. This has been our land since the days of the Canaanites...'"

Israel is real

Elhanan writes, "For the sake of dreamers and theological speculators counting angels on the head of pins, sprouting doctrines of certainty about death and other mysteries unknowable to the living, God has slammed a harsh reality before their faces."

“As birds flying…”

Standing back to get a bird’s eye view of history through the lens of bible believers, we find many important landmarks in the calendar...

President Trump and the view of Israelis

Daniel writes, "Israel is first and foremost interested in how American policy relates to it as a nation. They believe the Obama administration treated them unfairly. Israel was regularly blamed for the lack of progress in the peace process..."

How much do you really know about Israel?

Aaron writes, "Most Christians who would say they support Israel are no doubt sincere, but the fact is, they really don’t actually know much about this country. Israel is “the Land of the Bible” but it’s not a museum."

Jerusalem is the eternal capital of Israel

Shira writes, "In this world of chaos, believe it or not, there are 124 nations which actually have border disputes, and some are occupying disputed territory. Yet 123 have chosen their own capital without any question from the rest of the world. Only Israel doesn't have a capital—that is, a capital recognized by the world."

Why is the Israeli Likud celebrating a ‘Christian’ New Year?

Stan writes, "This question tantalised me the minute I saw Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely rejoicing on a Twitter feed in the first minutes of the morning of January 1, 2018."

Preparing for 2018: “To everything there is a season and a time for every...

Sandra writes, "As 2017 dashes to an end, Israelis across the spectrum are concerned with what could soon be the end of another sort: the tenure of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu."

Why DO the nations rage?

Aaron writes, "Seeing Israel right in front of their faces forces people to consider the possibility that if the Bible was telling the truth about the re-gathering of the Jewish People and the reconstitution of their country on the map of the world, than maybe it’s telling the truth about all that other stuff..."