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Why Christians Support Israel Part 1: Personal Reasons

06/29/22
by Dr. Susan Michael, ICEJ USA Director

(Part 1 of a 5 Part Series) 

Since the founding of Israel almost 75 years ago, millions of Christians have visited Israel and its holy sites. Many of them have experienced their Bible come alive and their faith renewed. It only stands to reason they would return home with excitement and a...

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‘Foreign aid’ to Israel is a billion-dollar bonanza for the US

06/27/22
by YORAM ETTINGER

U.S. investment in Israel is a boon to American and Israeli taxpayers alike.

(June 2, 2022 / JNS) The U.S. does not give foreign aid to Israel, the U.S. makes an annual investment in Israel, one that provides the American taxpayer a return on investment of several hundred percent.

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Modern Israel

05/04/22
by Susan Michael

One of Israel’s primary founders and first prime minister, David Ben Gurion, said: “In Israel, to be a realist, you must believe in miracles.” He had witnessed the state’s founding after almost 2,000 years of exile. He had also witnessed five Arab armies attack the newborn state—armies equipped...

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Why Does Antisemitism Still Exist?

04/07/22
by Susan Michael, ICEJ USA Director, host of Out of Zion podcast, and creator of the Israel Answers
 Antisemitism’s Modern Forms

The evil pursuit of the Jewish people has continued for millennia, which is why historian Robert Wistrich called antisemitism “the longest hatred.” Every time this irrational vitriol seems to be dying out, it reinvents itself with a different look and a different...

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Why Palestinians Are Fleeing the Gaza Strip

11/16/21
by Khaled Abu Toameh
Referring to the lavish lifestyle led by most Hamas officials in the Gaza Strip and abroad, many Palestinians complained that while the fish are eating the poor emigrants, Hamas leaders continue to enjoy the best fish and seafood on offer in Qatar and the Gaza Strip. Apparently, the two million...

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Why Palestinians Cannot Make Peace with Israel

10/27/21
by Khaled Abu Toameh
  The Palestinian Authority, which is largely funded by American and European taxpayers' money, is imprisoning Palestinians for even trying to engage in real estate deals with Jews.
  The Palestinian public seems generally supportive of the death sentences and extrajudicial killings of...

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Should the United States Fund Israel’s Iron Dome?

10/22/21
by Susan Michael, ICEJ USA Director

Iron Dome funding recently hit headlines when progressive Democrats had it removed from an emergency bill needed to keep the US government running. The removal of $1 billion for replenishment and development of Israel’s Iron Dome was at first glance a major blow, but within hours, the US...

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Brazil Will Move Embassy to Jerusalem

09/30/21
by ICEJ Staff

Brazilian pastors, Christian leaders, and faculty from South Florida Bible College (SFBC) gathered recently for Israel: A Dynamic Relationship to hear about Brazil’s support for Israel and meet one of Brazil’s most popular politicians. The symposium, held on the SFBC campus in Deerfield Beach,...

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How Christians are Celebrating the Feast

08/12/21
by Susan Michael, ICEJ USA Director

Each year, thousands of believers from around the world ascend to the city of Jerusalem for the Feast of Tabernacles (Sukkot).  It is the third great pilgrimage feast of the Lord—a great prophetic sign of our times and powerful foreshadowing of even more glorious days ahead.  

A Prophetic...

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No Stopping the Abraham Accords

05/26/21
by David Parsons, ICEJ Vice President & Senior Spokesman

The series of normalization agreements that Israel recently signed with four Arab nations—known collectively as the “Abraham Accords”—continue to bear fruit for Israel despite several diplomatic hiccups with Sunni Arab leaders and the lack of interest shown by the new Biden administration in...

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