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Come with me to Israel & Jordan. Here are the details on The Joshua Fund’s 2015 “Prayer & Vision Tour of the Holy Land.”
Dear Friends: It is with great excitement about God’s love for the people of Israel and her neighbors that I cordially invite you to join us for The Joshua Fund’s next “Prayer & Vision Tour Of The Holy Land.” The Israel portion of the tour will be October 14-25, 2015. And for the first time ever, […]
With March 31 deadline fast approaching, growing number of experts warn against deal with Iran. Here’s the latest.
(Central Israel) — Less than 48 hours remain for a nuclear deal to be worked out with Iran before the March 31st deadline is reached. Details of a potential deal are leaking out of the marathon talks being held in Lausanne, Switzerland, but they are far from encouraging. In fact, a growing number of highly respected leaders, nuclear […]
Mounting evidence suggests President Obama preparing to “divorce” Israel. What are the implications if he does?
UPDATED: (Central Israel) — Is a divorce coming between the President of the United States and the State of Israel? Once, it would have been almost preposterous even to ask such a question. Today, however, it feels like it’s a matter of “when,” not “if” Mr. Obama will formally abandon American support for the Jewish State. And the situation is rapidly going […]
Just days before nuclear talks end, Iran seizes Yemen. U.S. evacuates, but Saudis & Arab coalition launch war to retake Yemen. Where will this lead?
In just a few days, we will reach the March 31st deadline to complete nuclear negotiations with Iran.Yet rather than conclude a deal that would truly stop Iran from getting The Bomb and constrain Iranian aggression in the Middle East, consider the surreal events presently unfolding: The Supreme Leader of Iran, the Ayatollah Khamenei, has in […]
Israeli Arabs voted in higher numbers this time than in the last election. This is good news. Here’s why.
(Central Israel) — Arab citizens of Israel turned out to the polls on March 17th in significantly higher numbers than in the previous election, according to research published today by the Jerusalem Post. Indeed, some 444,000 Israeli Arabs voted last week, compared to only 349,000 last time. As a new citizen of Israel, I’m encouraged by […]
In meeting with Israeli Arab leaders, Netanyahu apologizes for comments that “hurt the Arab citizens.” Good. That was the right thing to do.
(Central Israel) — During a meeting today with leaders from various Arab communities in Israel, newly-reelected Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu apologized to Israeli Arab citizens for comments he made on Election Day. “I know the things I said several days ago offended some of Israel’s citizens, hurt the Arab citizens. I had no intention to […]
“The Third Target” is #1 best-selling novel in Christian market for second month. Special simulcast event set for April 19th. Register today.
The Third Target — a new international political thriller about the threat ISIS poses to the U.S., Israel and Jordan — is the #1 best-selling novel in the Christian market in North America for the second month in a row. The novel, which was released on January 6th, recently spent 7 weeks on the Publishers Weekly […]
Israeli Arabs are a vital part of our society & must be valued as such. Netanyahu is not a racist, but he should have been more careful how he communicated during the campaign. Now he should bring all Israelis together against common threats.
>> MONDAY UPDATE (4pm Israel time): With 67 Members of Knesset recommending him to be Prime Minister, Netanyahu to be formally tasked with assembling new government. UPDATED: (Central Israel) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has come under blistering criticism for comments he made on Election Day when he urged his supporters to turn out to the polls and […]
As Khamenei urges “Death to America,” Kerry insists progress being made on nuclear deal. The administration is playing with fire.
We are rapidly approaching the March 31st deadline for the Iran nuclear negotiations. Yet while Iran makes few if any concessions, the P5+1 continues to make more and more concessions to the tyrants of Tehran. Iran’s leaders keep openly and unabashedly threatening America and Israel with annihilation. Yet the Obama administration and the major world powers […]
“The Auschwitz Escape” named finalist for Gold Medallion Award for Best Novel.
We have just heard the news that my first work of historical fiction — The Auschwitz Escape — has become a finalist for the Gold Medallion Award for Best Novel, an annual award given by the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association. The Auschwitz Escape was also recently a finalist for the 2014 Good Reads award for Best Historical […]