In December, Israel experienced the worst fires in modern Israeli history, burning an estimated 9,900 acres, destroying five million trees, killing 44 people, and forcing the evacuation of thousands from several communities near the blaze.
Yes, Israel’s economy is growing faster than any other country in the industrialized world, but not everyone is benefitting. Poverty in Israel is rising, yet with so much of the government’s budget going towards national security, social welfare budgets are shrinking and many families are really struggling.
I read a fascinating story in the Jerusalem Post this morning and it gave me fresh hope for the nation of Israel. "Taking a page out of David Ben-Gurion and Menachem Begin’s playbook, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu will begin hosting a regular Bible study group in his official residence...
As 2011 comes to an end, I’d like to pass along some good news from Israel.
This was a tough week for Israel at the United Nations. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad proved yet again that he is not a world leader worthy of the world stage.
Reports out of Egypt this week are alarming, with escalating attacks on the minority ‘Coptic Christians’ in the country.
Registration for the Jerusalem Epicenter Conference and Prayer & Vision tour of Israel is now closed.