Thousands of Christians Set to Arrive in Jerusalem for Feast of Tabernacles

By JNS.org— More than 6,000 Christian pilgrims from some 100 countries are set to arrive in Jerusalem this week ahead of the 38th annual Feast of Tabernacles celebration hosted by the International Christian Embassy Jerusalem (ICEJ). The event, which runs this year from Oct. 6-11, is the “largest annual Christian gathering in Israel,” David Parsons,…

Millions of Christians and Jews Join Day of Prayer for Peace of Jerusalem

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz, BIN— On Sunday, an estimated 500 million participants from over 175 nations joined together in a unified day-long prayer for the peace of Jerusalem. Reverend Robert Stearns, Executive Director of Eagles’ Wings, a global missional community based outside of Buffalo, New York, led the prayer from the Haas Promenade overlooking the…

Left-Wing Jews Protesting Christian Support for Israel Could Be Indirect Key to Redemption

By Eliana Rudee, BIN— The growing phenomenon of fringe anti-Zionist Jewish groups, evidenced by organizations such as IfNotNow and Jewish Voice for Peace which protest Christian support for Israel, is representative of the greatest challenge of the Jewish people in reaching geula (redemption) – the Jewish people themselves, say several prominent Jewish thinkers. According to Biblical…

Christian Zionism and a positive relationship with Jews and Judaism

By Faydra Shapiro, JPost— In response to the racist and antisemitic events that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia recently, the media has done a great deal of virtue signaling, sometimes even accompanied by thoughtful reporting and discussion. One well-known media outlet, however, made a terribly irresponsible choice, and it’s one we need to talk about.…

‘Love of Christians’ touted as strategic asset for Israel at major policy conference

By Adam Abrams/JNS.org The strategic importance of Christian Zionism was featured this week at the 2017 Herzliya Conference, one of Israel’s most prominent annual policy summits. Organizers describe the conference, which is hosted by the Institute for Policy and Strategy at the IDC Herzliya research college, as a platform that “facilitates and encourages an informed…