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.

Russia, Iran, Turkey say dialogue will end Syrian conflict

Following Monday's meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi, Turkey's Islamist President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called on the U.S. and Russia to withdraw their troops from Syria.

Are we making progress?

Daniel writes, "This understanding of progress provided a unifying narrative, which greatly influenced many countries including the modern state of Israel."

The road to Hell is paved with good intentions

Donna writes, "As long as the Church cannot see the full vision of what God is doing which heavily includes Israel, those who are most influencing the younger generation of Christians will play a part in the deterioration of Israel support in the American public."

Martin Luther, Israel, and the Jewish people

"Luther is famous for propelling the Protestant Reformation into action, and also, less illustriously, for penning such scathing anti-Semitic writings that they inspired Hitler. So, was he a champion of faith? Or a vile anti-Semite?"

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?"