Rabbi Yitzchok Adlerstein discusses the increasing interfaith between Christians and Jews.
Hear the plans of "It's Supernatural" host, Sid Roth, as he discusses what he believes will be a great Jewish revival, and his recent acquisition of Middle East Televsion including his strategic plans in motion.
In 1967, Israel captured the West Bank from Jordan during the Six-Day War. UN Secretary General Kofi Annan referred to Israel's presence there as an "illegal occupation". Secretaries of State John Kerry and Hillary Clinton both called it "illegitimate". Today, many world leaders still refer to the West Bank as "occupied territory". But are those terms historically correct?
For Jewish leaders in 1948, the decision to declare statehood wasn't an easy one. They knew that independence also meant instant war. But for a brief moment, they put aside their battle plans and focused on accouncing to the world that the nation of Israel had been reborn.
In the days leading up to Israel's independence, Jewish leader David Ben-Gurion facedopposition on all sides. The Americans refused to support a Jewish state. The Arabs threatened war. And Ben-Gurion's own cabinet was divided.
Israel's only chance for peace with the Arabs now rested on a former schoolteacher from Wisconsin -- a woman Ben-Gurion would later call "the best man in his cabinet".
Relatively few people realize the major role Christians played in the formation of the modern State of Israel. The new Friends of Zion Museum in the heart of Jerusalem reveals this hidden history.