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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.

Brexit and messing with covenant

Joni writes, "The events shaking the UK, with its legacy of Christian faith and birthing of modern democracy, are truly remarkable. The core issue is one of covenant."

Four Jewish heroes escaped Auschwitz to tell the world what the Nazis were doing

Joel writes, "Several years go, I wrote a book called The Auschwitz Escape to help people rediscover what these men did and why. On this #HolocaustRemembranceDay, I hope you and your family will take some time to read their stories, learn their names and honor their heroism."

Australia’s new stance on Jerusalem – half-right, or all wrong?

Stan writes, "Australia’s recognition of “Western Jerusalem” can only perpetuate the Arab-Israeli conflict, not, as the Labor Party fallaciously charges, because it supports Israel’s claim to half the city, but because it supports the false Arab claim to any of it."

Trump’s Syrian policy undermines Israel’s security

Jamie writes, "For end-time prophecy followers, last week was a big week. Many end-time prophecy scenarios forecast an alliance of Russia, Iran and other “northern” countries against Israel and a renewed Roman Empire (the European Union?)."

Over 1000 Japanese believers gather to hear Bible teaching from a Jewish Perspective

There is a vibrant body of believers in Japan who are studying the Bible from the Jewish perspective and have a love for the...

Messianic Jews are not Antisemitic!

Michael writes, "One of the mini-controversies to erupt in the wake of the horrific Antisemitic murders in a Pittsburgh synagogue was a candidate inviting a Messianic Jewish leader to pray at a campaign event... Afterwards, both in the media and on social media, Messianic Jews were characterized as Antisemitic."

Synagogue shooting: No weapon formed against you will prosper

“No weapon that is formed against you will prosper” (Isaiah 54:17) The Sabbath murder of eleven Jewish men and women in Pittsburgh caught many by surprise. Robert...

Some thoughts on the Roman Catholic Church

Aaron writes, "Most of the people living in this world have only the vaguest idea about the meaning of the words “Catholic” “Protestant” and “Orthodox” much less the different denominations, doctrinal positions, etc. within these sub-groups of Christianity."

Why American Jews are tuning out on their faith

Cookie writes, "A recent Jerusalem Post article entitled, “The Faith Crisis of American Jewry” (9/12/18) caught my eye, citing the devastating rate of intermarriage, lack of synagogue attendance and even a considerable amount of those who have no belief in God."

Pastor Andrew Brunson’s relief after 656 days of imprisonment in Turkey

After 1 year and 9 months of imprisonment, Andrew Brunson was granted a compassionate release from Turkey’s prison to be under house arrest.