Thoughts on President Trump’s Recognition of Jerusalem and Movement of US Embassy

Following President Trump's announcements on Wednesday, many seem to be wondering, "What now?" While the United States, under President Harry Truman, was the first to recognize the newly reborn state of Israel in 1948, no American president in the past 20 years has been bold enough to unequivocally declare Jerusalem to be the fully-recognized capital …

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An Historical Look at “Palestine”

As we launched week 6, we discovered who the Palestinians are and the relatively recent advent of Palestinianism.  Today we’ll take a closer look at the Israel vs Palestine issue before moving on to discuss terrorism and its threat to Israel. Many scholars believe that “Palestine” originated from Plesheth, the same root word as our …

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A Brief History of Palestine

As we launched week 6, we discovered who the Palestinians are and the relatively recent advent of Palestinianism.  Today we’ll take a closer look at the Israel vs Palestine issue before moving on to discuss terrorism and its threat to Israel. Many scholars believe that “Palestine” originated from Plesheth, the same root word as our …

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A Brief History of Palestine

Yesterday we discovered a bit about Palestinians and the relatively recent advent of Palestinianism.  Today we’ll take a closer look at the Israeli-Palestinian issue before moving on to discuss terrorism and its threat to Israel. Many scholars seem to believe that “Palestine” originated from Plesheth, the same root word as our English word “Philistine.”  The ancient …

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