zionism

An Interview with Dan Sered

Dan Sered grew up in Herziliya, Israel, and came to believe in Jesus while a university student in the States. He lives in Israel with his wife, Dinah, and their three children. What were you taught about Zionism growing up in the Israeli school system? Zionism, just as a definition, is a love for Zion….

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A Messianic Jewish Approach to the Middle East Conflict

The signs said, Stop Zionist slaughter of Palestinians.” Sure, I’d seen signs like those before. But in the hands of ultra-Orthodox Jews? Yet there they were—dozens of them— shoulder to shoulder in their black coats, alongside others holding Palestinian flags in front of the Israeli embassy. More signs read, “Judaism rejects Zionism and the state…

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Here, But There
Author: Gloria Suess

As content as I am learning to be with my life in the States, much of my heart still longs to return to Israel. In many ways, it is home to me. I first went to Israel in 1966. I traveled there by ship and stayed almost two years; I would have stayed longer if…

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Encounters with Peace in a Land of Strife
Author: Stephen Katz

The media claim that eight recent terror attacks in the heart of downtown Jerusalem have reduced a bustling economic zone to an economic no-man’s land. On a recent trip to Israel I found a very subdued atmosphere that seemed to confirm that claim. Even Tel Aviv—normally bustling with parties and nightlife on Saturday after sundown—seemed…

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Has Zionism Failed?

Even though most Zionists would deny it, it is good to know that God is the God of the Zionists. Although not acknowledged by many of those who shaped the movement, God shaped the shapers of the movement.

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Blood Brothers
Author: Ruth Rosen

Book Title: Blood Brothers: The Dramatic Story of a Palestinian Christian Working for Peace in Israel Author: Elias Chacour and David Hazard Date Published: April 15, 2013 Publisher: Baker Books; Updated edition Genre: 1. War & Peace 2. Middle East 3. Religion, Politics & State ISBN: 978-0801015731 Reviewer: Ruth Rosen Blood Brothers chronicles four decades…

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Whose Land Is It?

The man had a responsible position in the Jordanian government at the time Jordan controlled East Jerusalem. As a diplomat, he was accustomed to hiding his strongest emotions under a thick cloak of civility. When I, a Jewish believer, broached the subject of Zionism with him, it was as though I had lit a short…

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Coming Home

Born in post-World War II Germany of Polish holocaust survivors, my longing to find an earthly place I could call home began early in life. My parents, victims of Hitler’s atrocities, had been thrust from their homes and forced to find new ones. Germany was for us a place we were but temporarily transplanted. From…

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