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Irrefutable: Israel’s Case for Legitimacy

August 29, 2014

Amidst all struggles, Israel reborn as a modern, thriving Jewish state “is undeniably a miracle of God…”


Jerusalem Mayor Blasts Evangelicals’ “Pro-Israel Pro-Palestine” Stance

August 23, 2014

The Evangelical Left’s trendy “Pro-Palestine, Pro-Israel, Pro-Peace” stance lacks depth, facts, solutions and, according to the Mayor of Jerusalem, is in need of a serious reality check.


Lost in Translation: Film Misapplies MLK to Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

July 15, 2014

Do Palestinians have a “modern-day civil rights movement” with a “very, very clear” relationship to America’s civil rights past?


The Latest Threat to Evangelical Support for Israel

July 10, 2014

Conservative Christians have generally been known for their enthusiastic support for the Jewish state. But a new movement of young activists is seeking to change that.


Protestants and Anti-Israel Divestment

June 19, 2014

Anti-Israel divestment activists are unrelenting in their campaign. Their claim about United Methodist support, which is nebulous, may not have the intended effect on Presbyterians.

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CAIR & Interfaith Friends Rally Behind Terrorist Bomber

June 18, 2014

A Palestinian woman convicted of a 1969 bombing in Jerusalem caught by the FBI on immigration fraud is the latest cause celebre.


PC(USA) economics of intolerance

June 17, 2014

The General Assembly of the PC (USA) convenes every other year for a week of collective insanity–a dysfunctional family reunion, if you will–that guarantees the denomination will get media coverage for all the wrong…

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In Bethlehem, the Wrong Kind of Christian Festival

April 9, 2014

Unfortunately, it is clear from the Christ at the Checkpoint conference that pro-Palestinian Christians have serious political and institutional momentum.

Christian demonstrators, members of "Christians United for Israel" (CUFI) organization, carry flags during a march to show solidarity with Israel, in Jerusalem April 7, 2008. (photo by REUTERS/Eliana Aponte)

4 Threats to Christian Support for Israel

March 25, 2014

“Before I came to Israel, I saw the conflict as a David and Goliath scenario with Israel being Goliath and the Arabs as David. Now I understand that it’s the opposite …”

Pastor Victor Styrsky, Eastern Regional Coordinator for Christians United for Israel poses in front of the Jerusalem skyline. (Source: CUFI)

Letter to Paul Alexander Rejecting “Anti-Israel” ESA Conference

January 8, 2014

The following is a letter from Pastor Victor Styrsky, Eastern Regional Coordinator for Christians United for Israel. Pastor Styrsky has been a pastor and an ally of Israel for more than thirty years, and is author of Honest…


Great Expectations and Subtle Messaging of Impact: Holy Land

December 12, 2013

With the help of the Mennonite Central Committee and World Vision, Evangelicals for Social Action (ESA) pulled together a diverse group of almost 200 “Jesus Followers” for a conversation about the conflict between Israel…

The Continuation of Warfare by Other Means: Washington, DC, Conference Delegitimizes Israel’s Past and Present, Part II

November 19, 2013

“I have a real issue with the Old Testament” and the “mixing up” of ancient and modern Israel, the late Edward Said’s sister Grace stated during the November 8-9, 2013, Waging Peace in Palestine & Israel conference in Washington, DC. As previously analyzed, this event of self-professed Christians castigated modern Israel’s entire existence as unjust, yet, as Said indicated, Israel’s Biblical past did not go unscathed at the conference either. The conference’s revisionist history delegitimized Israel with a transformation of the Bible’s Jewish heritage into the inheritance of a Palestinian people who in turn appeared unified across centuries and cultural divides.