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‘Zionist Christians’ do ‘not belong to Christianity,’ according to Palestinian leader
Itamar Marcus and Nan Jacques Zilberdik
Palestinian Media Watch
Head of the Sebastia Diocese of the Greek Orthodox Church in Jerusalem Archbishop Atallah Hanna said that neither the Christian nor the church dictionary contain anything called “evangelical Christians” or “Zionist Christians.”
6,000 Christian pilgrims celebrate Sukkot with Israel
The diverse participants, decked out in costumes representing their respective nations, had one thing in common: a love of Israel and the Jewish people.
Jephthah, Trump and the problem of immoral leaders
Jewish tradition acknowledges “realpolitik” national concerns as morally valid even as it warns of the dangers of ignoring individual morality.
Knesset members and Christian leaders talk of new embassy and shared partnerships
Josh Reinstein, director of Knesset Christian Allies Caucus, said “when people take their biblical faith and take it into political action, there is nothing we cannot accomplish.”
American Christian leaders praise Jerusalem embassy opening, President Trump
Christians United for Israel’s founder and chairman Pastor John Hagee, who gave the benediction at the embassy ceremony, told JNS that he is “deeply proud” of his country and the president.
At Mar-a-Lago, Christians and Jews celebrate Israel, unity and a strong partnership
Hundreds of supporters of the Jewish state gather to note 70 years of progress in all aspects of the nation at a gala evening hosted by the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews. While Trump could not be there, a number of dignitaries addressed the crowd.
Upcoming address by Jimmy Carter at Liberty U. raises concern among Christian Israel supporters
They are troubled by his anti-Semitic and anti-Israel rhetoric, and wonder what kind of message that sends, especially to the younger crowd.
Knesset caucus celebrates ‘faith-based diplomacy’ in ‘Night to Honor Christian Allies’
“To have a group like this, many of whom non-Jews who support Israel the way you do; who see that America will be blessed when Israel is blessed; who understand that when we as a nation support the state of Israel; and we share their values and we support them, we are not just helping Israel, we are helping America," said U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman.
For Tu B’Shvat, Christians raise more than $10,000 to plant trees in Israel’s biblical heartland
For Tu B’Shvat, the Jewish new year for trees, more than 100 Christian Zionists raised over $10,000 to plant dozens of trees in Israel’s biblical heartland.
Jonathan S. Tobin
Have Republicans tried to redefine ‘pro-Israel?’
Most Israelis may have been thrilled with Vice President Mike Pence’s visit to Israel, but some Jewish liberals were decidedly nonplussed by his eloquent speech to the Knesset. While the left’s lack of enthusiasm for anything coming out of the Trump administration is to be expected, the attempt to denigrate Pence’s stance as somehow damaging the bipartisan pro-Israel consensus is more than a little disingenuous.
Christian Zionist leader Matt Hagee hopes millennials ‘will be as pro-Israel as we are’
While threats to Israel surge, so does Christian Zionism, says CUFI’s Hagee