The International Community

Articles by or about non-Israeli believers living in Israel or international Christian/Messianic believers around the world.

Church of the Multiplication of the Loaves and Fishes reopens after arson attack

Worshippers and dignitaries recently attended mass at Tabgha Monastery at the north end of the Sea of Galilee to celebrate the re-opening of the beautiful, historic church damaged in an arson attack two years ago by Jewish extremists.

Members of Knesset forum honor Christians supporting Israel

The Knesset Christian Allies Caucus (KCAC) and the World Jewish Congress held its 11th Annual dinner at Jerusalem’s Waldorf Astoria last month to recognize and honor Christians who have shown their commitment to Israel and the Jewish people.

Interview with Pastor Greg Laurie: What do Evangelicals believe about Israel?

Joel writes, "Wherever I travel and speak around the world, I’m asked about what Evangelical Christians believe about Israel and the future of the Jewish people and the Jewish State?" Watch his interview with Pastor Greg Laurie, in which they address these questions and more.

The “Road Less Traveled “ Bedouins in the Land of Israel

Jane writes, "During Pesach season in Israel (2016), I had the opportunity to join Christine Darg in a day trip, which took us by bus to first visit a Bedouin village near Haifa and then onto Nazareth to meet Arab Israeli Christian and pro-IDF activist, Father Gabriel Naddaf.

A lesson from Israel: ‘Swayeh, Swayeh’

Richard writes, "“Shwayeh, shwayeh” he said softly, yet with confidence. Our Israeli tour guide Uri was particularly gifted at telling history’s story in the right moments and framed in the right episodes. One group member tried to prematurely share history about the location we were in, but Uri politely interjected, “Shwayeh, shwayeh.”"

LISTEN: Interview with Markku from Finland: dancing on the streets in Israel

Paul Calvert of Focus On Israel-Radio speaks with Markku Karonen about his visit to Israel and dancing on the streets.

Power-packed tour of Israel for leading Hispanic Christians

Some 450 influential Christian Spanish speaking leaders from 37 countries are touring Israel on a unique visit of the Holy Land designed to connect them with local believers across Israel and combat rising anti-Israel sentiment in South America.

LISTEN: Interview about St. George’s College in Jerusalem

Paul Calvert of Focus on Israel-Radio interviews Gregory Jenks, Dean of St. George’s College, Jerusalem.

VIDEO: Interview with David Suchet on recent visit to Israel

Paul Calvert of Focus On Israel-Radio speaks with David Suchet, a well-known English actor and believer. David is visiting Israel and talking to Christians, Muslims and Jews to get their point of view and find out where they stand on the challenging issues.

Can the American-Israeli Alliance go to Sea?

Andrew writes, "Former Undersecretary of Defense Douglas Feith echoed a report that has been co-written by the Hudson Institute and the University of Haifa and which calls for the United States and Israel to collaborate in a mutually beneficial Mediterranean naval buildup amidst increasing global naval threats."