What You Need to Know about Israel’s Plan to Apply Sovereignty Over Judea and Samaria

Netanyahu overlooks Judea and Samaria Things are complicated in the Middle East! Yes, that understatement is intentional, because the point is that our Western minds scarcely have a clue about why things are done the way they are in Israel and the Middle East. Soon, Israel will extend national sovereignty over much of Judea and …

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Tour Rewind: Our Time in Samaria (West Bank)

What comes to mind when you hear "West Bank?" If you depend solely on what you hear on the news, you likely think of the West Bank as a dangerous place, filled with terrorists. However, that view is far from true! We spent the first two nights of our recent tour to Israel in Ariel, …

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Visiting the Biblical Heartland

Often, the Biblical lands of Judea and Samaria are known as Israel’s heartland, where so much of Old Testament history occurred. Today, however, the area is known as the West Bank.  Why West Bank?  Because it refers to land west of the Jordan River.  Though Israel won the war, that land was controlled by the …

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Life in Judea and Samaria that You Won’t See on the News

Ok Bible-loving friends...if you look at a modern map of Israel, do you know where the Bible lands of Judea and Samaria are? If you can locate the modern day West Bank, you have found Judea and Samaria! On the map to the left, the bean-shaped light brown area is Judea and Samaria (West Bank). …

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