Chris Katulka

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Cease the Ceasefire Talks

Shortly after Hamas’s brutal October 7, 2023, massacre in Israel, U.S. President Joe Biden demonstrated solidarity with the…

Israel’s Never-Ending Struggle

The Arab-Israeli conflict is often perceived as a highly intricate issue involving a multitude of historical, political, and social elements…

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One Step Closer to Freedom

Following Hamas’s October 7 massacre in southern Israel, pro-Palestinian demonstrators took to the streets…

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We Knew This Would Happen

For nearly two decades, The Friends of Israel Gospel Ministry (FOI) has looked at the Israel-Hamas conflict through the…

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Tidings of Great Joy

The Christmas season has arrived. My family is busy decorating the house, untangling the Christmas lights, and picking out the tree. Of course, my kids’ wish lists…

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Walking the Fine Line

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas recently visited China at the invitation of President Xi Jinping. Last year, the Chinese Communist Party leader promised…

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Let’s Get Back to Basics!

The Netanyahu government’s judicial reform proposal caused political gridlock in Israel earlier this year…

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Who Rules the Roost?

The Israeli government’s proposal to reform its judiciary drew wide-ranging international criticism earlier this year. In an article titled “Israel unveils…

The Mount of Olives

The Mount of Olives is the best place to stand in Israel to get a bird’s-eye view of Bible prophecy. Perched “on the mountain, which is on the east side of the…

Israeli Tourism on the Mend

The Jerusalem Post reported that Israeli tourism is on the mend, back to nearly pre-pandemic highs. The pandemic put a halt on nearly all tourism for…

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Something is Wrong

Pro-choice activists are fuming over the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision that declared abortion is not a constitutional right, overturning its…

Jewish Population Stats Released

Israel Central Bureau of Statistics recently released Jewish population stats. According to the CBS, there are 15.2 million Jewish people globally…

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Managing Misinformation

The blaze has subsided since Whoopi Goldberg insisted the Holocaust “isn’t about race,” but the embers are still burning…

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We Lost a Mensch

If you’ve ever been called a mensch, consider it a great compliment. The Yiddish word is used to describe someone of noble character…

Two Israeli Tourists Detained in Turkey

Turkish authorities detained two Israelis after they photographed Erdogan’s Palace and sent the photos to their family. The couple and their family insist…

Remembering Colin Powell

Former US Secretary of State Colin Powell died on October 18th at the age of 84 due to COVID-19. Colin Powell will be remembered…

From the Root of Jesse

When my friend and colleague Steve Herzig lived in Chicago many years ago, he issued a challenge to some of his friends. The challenge seemed simple enough, but…

AOC Weeps Over Iron Dome Funding

The US House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly to give $1 billion to Israel for its Iron Dome missile defense system two days after objections from The Squad…

Abbas and Gantz Hold Rare Meeting

Palestinian Authority, President Mahmoud Abbas met with Defense Minister, Benny Gantz, late last month. The two held a rare meeting…

Hamas Congratulates the Taliban

Hamas, the terrorist organization governing the Gaza Strip, congratulated the Taliban reconquest of Afghanistan and the “defeat” of the United States…

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Like William Henry Hechler

Theodor Herzl, the father of modern Zionism, considered William Henry Hechler the first Christian Zionist…

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God Doesn’t ‘Cancel’ Us

A missionary and church planter found himself in a difficult position when the members of the so-called cancel culture endeavored to silence him…

Israelis Mourn Mount Meron Deaths

The Times of Israel reported at least 45 Israelis were crushed to death and more than 150 people hurt in a human stampede at a mass gathering

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The New Middle East

Last December I stumbled across an article that nearly knocked me off my chair. The headline read, “Israel and the UAE working together…

“Jerusalem is not Al-Aqsa”

Saudi Arabian lawyer, Osama Yamani, claimed last November, that “Jerusalem is not Al-Aqsa.” Yamani is referring to the Temple Mount in Jerusalem…

Israel’s “Miracle Drug”

The Jerusalem Post reports the largest hospital in Greece will take part in clinical trials of an Israeli treatment for COVID-19. During the press conference…