Did Billy Graham Ever Preach in Israel?

Some have asked, so I'll provide some info!  Though Israel is very squeamish when it comes to evangelism, Billy Graham was allowed a brief speaking tour in March 1960, where he preached to Christian and Jewish audiences in Haifa and Jaffa, and to an Arabic audience in Nazareth. A larger meeting was originally scheduled in …

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Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in 28 Minutes

In late March, the Israel Transportation Ministry is set to unveil the $2 billion high-speed train connecting Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.  Typically a 70-minute journey, the train (with a stop at Ben Gurion airport) will zip passengers back-and-forth between Israel's two largest cities in a blazing 28 minutes. Travel by train around Israel is nothing …

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Was Israel’s Founding Legal?

Hi friends!  We're closing out the video series produced by the International Christian Embassy Jerusalem - US branch, answering key questions regarding Israel.  Today we focus on Israel's founding. In 1948, when David Ben Gurion stood before the Israeli delegation to announce Israel's statehood, an uproar erupted in the Middle East and spread around the …

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Ethiopian Jews are Coming Home!

I am very excited about the news out of Israel that additional planeloads of Ethiopian Jews are coming home! After the Roman destruction of Jerusalem and the dispersion of Jews in 70 AD, God's promises to Abraham...namely, land and descendents...seemed empty and forever doomed.  However, the Jewish people, despite being scattered literally all over the …

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