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Connecting Israel, the Bible and You

Susan's Blog
Mon, 04/09/2018

A special term from the Hebrew Bible is used to describe the process of returning to the Land—Aliyah, which means, to “ascend.” It was used in ancient times in reference...

Israel Answers
Tue, 03/06/2018

Seventy years ago, the United Nations voted to declare Israel a modern state. When Prime Minister Ben Gurion read Israel's Proclamation of Independence on May 14, 1948, he urged the Arab...

Israel Answers
Mon, 12/11/2017

Like a diamond with many facets, Israel shines in its value to the United States. Our ally enhances our national security and economy, and improves our quality of life.

National Security...

Israel Answers
Tue, 11/14/2017

The ancient city of Caesarea Maritima nestled along the Mediterranean coast was one of the most significant seaports in the world during the time of Herod the Great and the events of the book of...

Lessons from the Land
Fri, 11/03/2017

The United States and Israeli militaries are closely aligned with similar ethics policies governing their actions. Although the media often characterize Israel Defense Forces (IDF) operations as...

Israel Answers
Fri, 10/27/2017

The city of Caesarea is mentioned a number of times in the New Testament. It is the setting of several critical events recorded in the book of Acts including the Roman Centurion Cornelius’...

Lessons from the Land
Wed, 10/04/2017

Israel’s detractors and even uninformed friends often complain that Israel receives more US foreign aid than other nations. Let’s clear away the debris of misinformation to look at the...

Israel Answers
Tue, 09/05/2017

Mount Carmel is at the tip of a beautiful 24-mile-long wooded mountain range nestled in-between the Mediterranean Sea to the West and the Jezreel Valley to the East. “Carmel” means...

Lessons from the Land
Tue, 08/29/2017

Israel was one of the first countries to send a team of disaster management experts, mental health experts, and engineers to Houston after hurricane Harvey hit last week. This team, sent by...

Israel Answers
Tue, 08/01/2017

Ride around Israel with an Arab taxi driver, and he will readily tell you he prefers to live under an Israeli government. Various polls indicate that 60 to 78 percent of Arabs in East Jerusalem...

Israel Answers