President Rivlin: Israel facing “troubled times”

December 12, 2019

“Do not weep! See, the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the Root of David, has triumphed” (Revelation 5:5 NIV) ISRAEL HURLING TOWARDS UNPRECEDENTED THIRD VOTE Last week, Israel’s President, Reuven Rivlin, lamented that the days ahead for Israel will be a “troubled time.” Amidst the constant threat of Iran encroaching on her borders, as well as other radicalized Islamic terror organizations, Israel remains in a political deadlock. Unity continues to remain out of reach. Compromise doe...

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Israel’s Prime Minister indicted

November 27, 2019

CORRUPTION INDICTMENT BEGINS AS POLITICAL DISUNITY CONTINUES IN ISRAEL As I recently shared with you, Blue and White leader Benny Gantz announced late last week that he was unable to form a coalition government. Gantz’s announcement informing President Reuven Rivlin that he had failed came four hours prior to his midnight deadline. This announcement, preceded by months of failed negotiations and political deadlock, has cast Israel into uncharted, unprecedented territory. For the firs...

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Israel’s situation remains fragile at best

November 23, 2019

AS FRAGILE CEASEFIRE HOLDS ON ISRAEL’S SOUTHERN BORDER, POLITICAL NEGOTIATIONS CONTINUE After two days of Israel defending herself from the heavy rocket fire of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad, a fragile peace was brokered late last week on Thursday morning. While the numbers still aren’t confirmed, it’s estimated that over 400 rockets were fired along Israel’s southern border.] Of the rockets fired toward Israel since the conflict erupted early last week, an estimated 90% of rockets head...

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As supporters of Israel, we can’t miss this wake-up call

November 16, 2019

TERROR GROUPS LAUNCH SUDDEN ROCKET ASSAULT AGAINST ISRAEL WHILE IRAN ADVANCES NUCLEAR CAPABILITIES Early Tuesday morning the sky over Israel was lit up by rocket fire out of Gaza. Within only a few hours’ time, terror groups along the southern border had fired over 150 rockets at cities and towns throughout the country. And more than 360 have been fired in just two days. A report from NBC states that "47 Israelis were wounded" in the attack. The sudden attack came in response to...

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Israel facing government questions and Hamas attacks

November 08, 2019

Israel faces Hamas threat while government still remains in question Last weekend, Hamas operatives unleashed a barrage of missile fire along Israel’s southern border. A total of 10 rockets were fired overnight on Friday, setting off the alarms along Israel’s border towns. Eight of the 10 rockets were intercepted by Israel’s Iron Dome missile defense system. Some property damage and minor injuries were reported. But the mental and emotional devastation simply can’t be calculated. The on...

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Lack of government leadership in Israel presents potential security risk

October 25, 2019

“See, I will gather [the Jewish people] out of all the countries, where I have driven them in My anger, My fury, and great wrath, and I will bring them back to [Jerusalem] and cause them to dwell securely. They will be My people, and I will be their God. I will give them one heart and one way, so they may fear Me forever; for their good and for their children after them… Yes, I will delight in doing good for them, and with all My heart and all My soul I will in truth plant them in this ...

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Iran promises ‘nothing will be left of Israel’

October 11, 2019

Israel prepares for war while the U.N. sticks its head in the sand In the midst of the continued political stalemate in Israel, the region is facing the potential for war with Iran. And if the words of the Deputy Commander for Operations of Iranian Revolution Guards, Abbas Nilforoushan, can be believed, the threat is significant. Speaking openly about the conflict between Iran and Israel, Nilforoushan said: “Iran has encircled Israel from all four sides. Israel is not in a position t...

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We must stand with Israel in this hour of uncertainty

October 04, 2019

No end in sight for Israel’s political stalemate The numbers from Israel’s unprecedented second round of elections are representative of the gridlock and tension the Jewish people in Israel are facing in the weeks ahead. Benny Gantz and his “Blue and White” party won the most seats in Knesset, edging out Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s “Likud” party by a slim margin of 33 to 31. But the Prime Minister received more endorsements from other lawmakers than Gantz. Both candidates, an...

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