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Five reasons why your vote counts – but first, let’s examine five reasons you believe your vote does not count. Once we get those out of the way, we will look at why your vote does in fact matter, and why prayer also matters.

September 8, 2020


Here in the Middle East, it’s not every day that some nation makes an announcement of peace with Israel. The last time it happened was with Jordan in 1994.

August 31, 2020


Israel is dealing with the plague; In the midst of political changes; Three national elections in one year; and then the neighbors pick up again with explosive packages carried by balloons, incendiary balloons lighting fires in the southern farmlands (this is a recognized war crime); Rockets fired at civilian homes (another war crime).

Taking the high ground, the army responds by targeting missile launch sites, missile factories, and terror tunnels (not a war crime).

August 25, 2020


What’s been going on with the peace deal with the UAE and Israel? The United Arab Emirates has come out into the open, Trump has announced it, and Netanyahu has announced it, the agreement between the UAE and Israel has become public.

August 20, 2020


Israel, the USA, and the Gulf States are in discussions lately about how and when to apply Israeli law in Area C, that is, in 30% of the poorly-named “West Bank.”. The USA set this as a precondition for the two parties – Israel and the Palestinians – entering into negotiations to agree on final borders.

In any case, this part of Judea and Samaria would certainly end up in Israel. The USA wants this to be established (along with the Capital) before talks.

July 1, 2020


A look at Matthew 25 and Isaiah 25.  Plus: Twitter loves to censor. So why not censor Khamenei?

June 17, 2020


It is now just after Shabbat here in Samaria, and the Israeli government just announced that all cafes, restaurants, gyms, theaters, gatherings of more than 10 people, (weddings too), the entire leisure industry will be closed in the morning March 15, 2020.

March 14, 2020


Shabbat Purim Parah: The Sabbath of the festival Purim, with a look at a passage of the weekly Bible reading, Parashat Tsav. Israel news updates on the election, coronavirus, and a significant update in US-Israel relations.

Bible teaching and news commentary from our bomb shelter in Samaria.
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March 13, 2020


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How can we make sense of Israel’s election results? Can the Bible help us understand how to cope? The third election in 11 months, the March 2, 2020 results are in, again, with uncertainty. Will the parliament Knesset form a coalition, or will Israeli Jews and Arabs, and Druze voters go to the polls for the fourth time?

March 9, 2020