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Yom HaShoah 2019

“There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.”

Elie Wiesel, Nobel Prize winning author and Holocaust survivor

Yom HaZikaron laShoah ve-laG'vurah (יום הזיכרון לשואה ולגבורה; "Holocaust and Heroism Remembrance Day"), is observed as Israel's day of commemoration for the six million Jews and five million others who were murdered in the Holocaust as a result of the actions carried out by Nazi Germany. In God's Holy Land, it is a national memorial day and public holiday. This day was inaugurated on 1953, anchored by a law signed by the Prime Minister of Israel David Ben-Gurion and the President of Israel Yitzhak Ben-Zvi. 

In response, today we take time to remember. Our history is no stranger to violence, injustice, and oppression. The bible mentions it in hundreds of passages throughout its holy pages. In Isaiah 1:17 we learn, “ to do good; seek...

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What motivates Christian Zionists? By Shelley Neese

What motivates Christian Zionists? 

By Shelley Neese 

I am a Christian. And I am a Zionist. But it took me years of being both to realize that I’m a Christian Zionist. Though I consider myself a strong Christian and a committed lover of Israel, out of college I was leery of calling myself a Christian Zionist. My definition of a Christian Zionist was unclear and muddled by stereotypes I had absorbed over time. 

Where I got those stereotypes is no mystery. Any time you hear interviews with prominent Christian Zionist leaders, certain questions are guaranteed to come up: 

“Gary Bauer from American Values, tell us why evangelicals are so eager for the apocalypse?” 

“Susan Michael from International Christian Embassy Jerusalem, is church support for Israel merely a tool to convert the Jews?” 

“Earl Cox from Israel Always, do Christian Zionists only support Israel to realize the scenario of Armageddon?” 

The...

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