The Friends of Israel Today

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November 27, 2021 | All About Hanukkah
November 24, 2021

This Sunday evening marks the beginning of Hanukkah, an eight-day holiday for the Jewish people to celebrate the rededication of the Temple more than 2,000 years ago. Its origin story is memorable: A

November 20, 2021 | Thanksgiving Offering – Leviticus 7
November 19, 2021

Celebrate this Thanksgiving by learning a beautiful lesson from the Bible about Thanksgiving! We dig into Leviticus this week for a special lesson. You’re probably not familiar with this law from the

November 13, 2021 | Interview: Jonathan Hessen, TV7 Israel News
November 12, 2021

It’s important to know what’s going on in Israel, but there are many voices trying to spin the stories of the nation. If you’re looking for a reliable Israeli news broadcast, we recommend TV7 Israel N

November 6, 2021 | Interview: Rabbi Shmuel Bowman, Operation Lifeshield
November 05, 2021

Living in Israel comes with a caveat: The threat of long-range attacks from enemy nations is always present. Rocket strikes are a common enough occurrence that Israelis have procedures in place to pro

October 30, 2021 | Chris Katulka/Jim Showers: Christian Zionism, Part 2
October 29, 2021

Christians have shared an important friendship with Israel throughout history. But as a whole, that relationship is starting to crack. A recent study found an increasing number of young evangelical Ch

October 23, 2021 | Chris Katulka/Jim Showers: Christian Zionism
October 22, 2021

Christian Zionism is our passionate belief today, but this movement started long before us. Looking back in American history we can see a precedent set forth by many presidents: a desire to see nation

October 16, 2021 | History of Church Doctrine with Dr. Michael Svigel, Part 2
October 15, 2021

Many of us have developed a view of the early church without acknowledging the culture of its time, which largely influenced the church. Greek and Roman culture played a role in shaping the early chur

October 9, 2021 | History of Church Doctrine with Dr. Michael Svigel, Part 1
October 08, 2021

A bad reputation is brewing among evangelical Christians. As a whole we’ve been found lacking in our knowledge of biblical doctrine. That’s a problem we need to address! Dr. Michael Svigel is part of

October 2, 2021 | IMG In Depth: Tom Simcox on Sukkot
October 01, 2021

This week the Jewish people wrapped up their weeklong celebration of Sukkot, the Feast of Tabernacles. Stopping into the radio studio to discuss this unusual holiday is our field representative Tom Si

September 25, 2021 | First 100 Days of Naftali Bennett
September 24, 2021

Israel’s new prime minister, Naftali Bennett, just completed his first 100 days in office. It had been a long time since anyone besides Benjamin Netanyahu held the title of prime minister in Israel, s