Why You Should Travel To Israel, The “Fifth Gospel”

In the last four decades millions of people have traveled to the Holy Land to visit what is sometimes called… the fifth Gospel.  In fact, according to the Israel Tourism Ministry 3.6 million traveled to Israel in 2017 alone.  That is an increase of 25% or 700,000 visitors over the previous year.  It will come … More Why You Should Travel To Israel, The “Fifth Gospel”

The Temple Mount: A Hill, A Powder Keg, Metal Detectors and the Status Quo

For Israel News Updates To read about Safety In The Holy Land, click here. Is the whole Jerusalem Temple Mount episode  (July 2017) really about metal detectors? There are metal detectors everywhere else in Israel, not to mention the world, at checkpoints, the entrances to malls and other public places that Israelis, Muslims, Christians and others walk … More The Temple Mount: A Hill, A Powder Keg, Metal Detectors and the Status Quo

The Jordan River…. That Peaceful, Easy Feeling

Ah….the Jordan, many rivers are more beautiful, countless are longer, wider, deeper, and cleaner, but no other river evokes such affection, serenity or peace, especially in the hearts of God’s people, as the Jordan River, one of 26 rivers in Israel. The Jordan is mentioned 175 times in the Old Testament and about 15 times in the … More The Jordan River…. That Peaceful, Easy Feeling

Israel: Myth Buster, Treasure Chest, Surprise

Israel is many things to many people … A land claimed by the world’s three great religions as their place of origin; a challenging melting pot of contemporary world politics, intrigue and conflicts; a surprising land of diverse and astonishing natural beauty, complete with ethnic complexities, historical consequence and Biblical significance; an archaeologist’s treasure chest, … More Israel: Myth Buster, Treasure Chest, Surprise