Netanyahu to become first world leader to be vaccinated against coronavirus – on camera

By Israel National News— Israel’s coronavirus vaccination program is set to kick off next Sunday, and the first people in the country to be vaccinated – in front of the cameras – will be the Prime Minister, Binyamin Netanyahu, and the Health Minister, Yuli Edelstein, Kan News reports. Netanyahu will become the first world leader…

Enews: Hannukah and the Menorah

Today I interviewed Arlene Bridges Samuels. Arlene pioneered Christian outreach for the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC). After she served nine years on AIPAC’s staff, International Christian Embassy Jerusalem USA engaged her as Outreach Director part-time for their project, American Christian Leaders for Israel. Arlene is now an author at The Blogs-Times of Israel.…

The Menorah—Israel’s National Symbol is a Hanukkah Inspiration

By Arlene Bridges Samuels, CBN Israel— The imposing 15-foot-high bronze menorah that stands like a sentinel outside Israel’s Knesset Building has long been a tourist favorite. A photo op in front of this extraordinary candelabrum offers a lasting memory for groups or lone visitors who pose before Israel’s official national symbol. The magnificent seven-branch Knesset…

Obama’s New Book Lacks Important Context and Omits Significant History About Israel

By Arlene Bridges Samuels, CBN— Former President Barack Obama has penned a 728-page memoir, A Promised Land, that was released on November 17 and has already amassed record-breaking sales in its first week: 1.7 million copies. Lauded for its eloquent use of language, the book nonetheless has engendered criticism regarding Israel—and I’d like to add…