Israel & the Middle East

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

Apartheid/Apart-hood? Better together!

"At a time when the UN is falsely trying to accuse Israel of ‘Apartheid’ (which literally means ‘apart-hood’ in Afrikaans), we are determined to stand together as One New Man in Messiah!"

The Druze: Key people in Israel

Hopefully most people know that 20% of Israel’s population is Arab, both Muslim and Christian. But there are other ethnic minorities living in Israel who also need Yeshua!

Purim: ‘A merry heart’ in troubled times

Tzippe writes, "The Bible says one day all nations will come against Jerusalem. That hasn't happened yet, but from what we can see, it may not be far off. God holds the times and the seasons in His hands."

Israeli child takes over UN, promises sweeping reforms

Secretary General António Guterres stressed that his successor, four-year-old Eliyav Mishehu of Jerusalem, will be ideal for the post, quoting the UN's stated position expressed in January that "putting youth in leadership positions always pays off."

Israel presents a Singapore future to Gazans

Hannah writes, "One of the most generous offers ever made to Gaza was ignored by the global community. Hamas slapped it down with breathtaking contempt for the people who elected them. Mainstream media saw the scandal but took a pass."

UN ignores Syria chemical weapons leaving Israel to act alone

Russia and China, two of five permanent members on the UN Security Council, vetoed a resolution that would have enforced sanctions on Syria over alleged use of chemical weapons in its six-year civil war - a threat that leaves neighboring Israel concerned.

A Palestinian state? Where does Israel stand?

Daniel writes, "Some of my friends find Israel's policy very confusing. What does the current Israeli government really want? ... In light of this hard-to-understand, yet vital subject matter, I want to share some of my thoughts about the Israeli approach regarding the West Bank and the idea of a separate Palestinian State."

The restoration of Zion

Jeremiah writes, "The land of Israel is teeming with life. From the lush greenery in the north, to the forests in the center all the way down to breathtaking beauty of the southern desert with its wide streams and oases. However, this has not always been the case."

NFL players visit Israel and draw closer to the Lord

Aaron writes, "In the natural, the trip appears to have been a failure, if not a fiasco. But the five NFL players and their friends and family who accompanied them on this visit clearly got closer to the Lord, and maybe that’s all God wanted to accomplish."

3 things Jews are doing to Arabs that will shock you

Ron writes, "God said to Abraham that His seed would be a blessing to the world (Gen. 12:3). This has come true—even towards our enemies."

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