Up to the Golan

It was an absolutely beautiful day in the Galilee! After a very full day yesterday, our group awoke well rested and excited for the new day. The day did not disappoint! Our guide, Aly, shared a bit of Israel's history with us as we made an hour long drive to an army outpost in the …

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May All Who Hate Zion be Put to Shame

Let Israel now say,“Many times they have persecuted me from my youth up;Yet they have not prevailed against me. ...May all who hate ZionBe put to shame and turned backward;Let them be like grass upon the housetops,Which withers before it grows up ~Psalm 129:1-2, 5-6 At times, the words of the psalmists are so raw with honesty. In Psalm 129, the …

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An Israeli Perspective on Trump’s Syria Policy

Did President Trump truly blow it when he withdrew American troops from Syria, or did he have a greater strategy that is just beginning to play out? A couple weeks ago, we touched on that thought (see Did President Trump Really "Blow it" in Syria?). At the time, I stated that it was difficult to …

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BREAKING: US Special Forces Conduct a Raid on ISIS in Syria

https://twitter.com/BeholdIsrael/status/1188289359960784896/photo/1 The Twitter world is blowing up with reports of the capture and possible killing of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi just hours ago. If proven true, this puts a new twist on the idea that President Trump abandoned the Kurds and others in Syria. Confirmed news is lacking at the moment, but this is …

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