Promised Land Stories: The West Bank

In last week's Promised Land Story, we took a look at Judea and Samaria. It is the Biblical heartland where Abraham made his way into Canaan, David shepherded his father's flocks, the tabernacle was established at Shiloh and so many other Biblical accounts took place. However, today that same area is known primarily as the …

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Promised Land Stories: Judea and Samaria

If you haven't noticed, Hermana is a very peace-loving, gentle woman. She loves to teach and mentor, and the geological knowledge accumulated over years of living in Israel accentuates her Biblical knowledge. Today, using a simple map, she illustrates the lay of the land in Samaria and Judea, known as the heartland of Israel. Interestingly, …

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Have Ungrateful Palestinians Pushed the Envelop too Far?

Palestinians prepare to burn the UAE flag (with picture of their leader) on Temple Mount For decades, American presidents and other world leaders have attempted to forge peace agreements between Israel and the Palestinians. It was long thought that peace in the Middle East must start with the Israeli-Palestinian issue. Peace in the Middle East …

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Antisemitism Rising in US Congress

As you may know, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is set to make a decision regarding whether or not Israel will exercise sovereignty over parts (30%) of Judea and Samaria. Some have labeled this "annexation," which is not accurate. Annexation implies taking over land that currently belongs to someone else. All Judea and Samaria (aka West …

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