Tour Rewind: Carmel, Megiddo, Nazareth

Moving up the Mediterranean Coast and slightly inland, we arrived at the Carmel Range. Upon what is called Mt Carmel, 1 Kings 18 records Elijah's confrontation of the prophets of Baal. In the days of Elijah, the wicked king Ahab ruled, and had ushered in idol worship. At God's command, a contest ensued to determine …

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Blue Flag 2019

https://youtu.be/k7dl6WtHLT8 This military exercise was just wrapping up as we arrived in Israel several days ago. Since then, the IAF (Israeli Air Force) has conducted missions in Syria. It's a busy place militarily, yet so incredibly peaceful inside Israel! Read more about Blue Flag 2019 here, and about Syrian air strikes here. Behold, He who …

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Israeli Airstrikes Take Out Iranian Missile Factory

Around 2:30 am Saturday (local time), Israeli fighter jets unleashed airstrikes on an Iranian military installation near Masyaf, Syria. Syrian state media announced: "The enemy missiles were dealt with and some of them were shot down before reaching their target." However, satellite images (above) provide clear evidence that the Israeli Air Force hit their targets, …

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US Military and IDF Working Side-by-Side

I love seeing the US stand side-by-side militarily with Israel, don't you! Fantastic! The US stationed a Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) unit at Nevatim Airbase in southern Israel and will spend a month participating in joint drills with the IDF. Though the drills and deployment are not related to any specific threat, an …

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