‘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…

Christian Zionists urge Trump to keep his promise on moving embassy to Jerusalem

By Sean Savage/JNS.org Ahead of President Donald Trump’s Israel visit, top Christian Zionist organizations and leaders are calling on the president to fulfill his election campaign promise to relocate the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, despite reports that Trump is unlikely to make the move in the near future. Pastor John Hagee, founder…

A Tribute To Rabbi Benny Elon: Building Bridges With Christians for a Stronger Israel

By BIN— Former Israeli politician Rabbi Binyamin “Benny” Elon passed away last Friday, leaving behind a powerful legacy connecting Christians to Israel through faith-based diplomacy. A brilliant Torah scholar, Rabbi Elon advocated establishing Biblical borders in Israel. He was known for being an uncompromising leader of the right wing movement in Israel, but the same…

Why are these seders different from all other seders? Because Jesus serves as paschal lamb

BY RICH TENORIO, Times of Israel— While the majority of American Jews sit down to a seder this Passover as usual, they might not be aware that many Christians will hold seders of their own. Some of the latter will present both the traditional Jewish narrative and the importance of the holiday to Christianity. Others…

‘Christians Must Help Trump Move Embassy to Bring Third Temple’

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz, Breaking Israel News— In a move one prominent pastor believes will be the first step towards building the Third Temple, Jews and Christians are coming together on a project to give President Donald Trump major support for moving the US Embassy to Jerusalem. The initiative began last month, when Rabbi Yehudah…