Understanding Tisha B’Av

Re-post:  Yesterday (July 29, 2020) at sundown, Israel began the commemoration of Tisha B'av, which carries great significance to the Jewish people.  To explain, I'm re-posting this article from last year.  Enjoy! The saddest day on the Jewish calendar will commence tonight at sundown and extend through sundown tomorrow.  Jews around the world will commemorate …

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Britain Leaves the EU. Is There Biblical Significance?

You may or may not be aware that Great Britain officially leaves the European Union (EU) today. What does that mean, and is there Biblical significance? Let's see if we can answer those questions. After Rome fell in 476, attempts to resurrect Rome ensued under a political philosophy of developing national rule over the European …

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Will there be a US Strike on Syria?

News is abuzz over the potential US strike in Syria.  President Trump has cancelled a trip to South America in order to remain at the White House to manage the situation, and movement of US vessels and aircraft has been observed in the Mediterranean.  The Pentagon has likely drawn up possible attack options, while the …

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Nikki Haley at the UN: a Candle in the Darkness!

When I saw the picture above of Nikki Haley casting her lone veto vote in the UN on Monday, I immediately thought of Hanukkah! You see, Hanukkah is a celebration of light, and US Ambassador Haley was a bright light in a dark place during the most recent fiasco at the United Nations.  Following President …

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