November/December 2003

Blockading the Road Map

Features

The More Things Change…

For thousands of years the world has produced people eager to destroy the nation of Israel. But the conflict is far greater than it appears.

Road Map to Armageddon

The PLO holds every terrorist record on the books, and Arafat has violated every agreement he ever made with Israel. What kind of “peace” lies ahead?

Is the Quartet Fiddling the Same
 Old Tune?


Despite Israel’s unfaltering devotion to America, some feel Bush’s Road Map plan is selling Israel down the river.

Mahmoud Abbas: One More 
Victim of Terror


Is the Road Map just another “college try”? Israelis think so. They also think Arafat still holds all the power.

Fighting ‘World War IV’

Former CIA Director R. James Woolsey has an interesting slant on world events. As far as he’s concerned, World War III is over.


More In This Issue

From Bill Sutter’s Desk Nov/Dec 2003

More and more Jewish people are beginning to recognize a simple truth we Christians have known for years: Protestantism is a mixed bag. Not all Protestants believe the Bible is God’s Word; not all interpret...

Silhouette of man speaking.

Five Big Words

When speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, Tom DeLay, visited Israel recently, he said cryptically, “Israel’s fight is our fight.” Just five words to be sure, but words defining what the conflict in the Middle...

Nineveh’s Destruction

Nahum 2:1-13: On March 19, 2003, a coalition of the United States and more than thirty-five countries implemented a preemptive strike against Iraq to disarm it of weapons of mass destruction. Twenty-six hundred years ago...

Tikkun Olam

It is our duty to praise the Lord of all things, to ascribe greatness to Him who formed the world in the beginning, since He hath not made us like the nations of other lands...

Map of the Middle East.

Eye on the Middle East Nov/Dec 2003

Israel has been under intense pressure by the United States, Europe, the Arab nations, and others to stop construction of a security fence in areas that have exported suicide bombers and assorted terrorists bent on...

God is Sovereign Part Four

We’ve examined the fact that God exercises sovereign rule over the universe, angels, history, and nations. Now we will examine other spheres subject to His sovereignty. Sovereignty Over Rulers, Counselors, and Judges Assertions of Sovereignty. The Scriptures...

Timeline of Modern Israel

From San Remo to Nazi Germany 1918 British General Edmund Allenby defeats the Ottoman Turks and occupies all of Palestine. 1919–23 Third wave of Jewish immigration arrives, mostly from Russia. 1920 Britain receives League of Nations mandate over Palestine at San...

They Cry in Silence Nov/Dec 2003

In mid-July a Muslim convert to Christianity left his home and headed for a mountainous region of the Palestinian Authority (PA) in the West Bank. He took with him Christian materials, including audio cassettes, videos...

A Widow’s Christmas

The worst Christmas I ever had was the year my first husband died. It wasn’t the loneliness that did me in; it was the self-pity. As a young widow, I was faced with raising my four-year-old...

Israel in the News Nov/Dec 2003

What is the Palestinian fascination with the Kassam rocket, an imprecise weapon containing 10 to 15 kilograms (22–33 pounds) of explosives with a range of six to eight kilometers (3.73 miles)? Caroline Glick of The...

Zvi Nov/Dec 2003

As it is written in Ecclesiastes 11:1, “Cast thy bread upon the waters; for thou shalt find it after many days.” So it has been with me. Before I was married, I worked in a joinery...

Daily News from Israel

News Digest — 11/30/23

A 24-year-old woman, a 73-year-old man and an additional victim were murdered Thursday morning (30th) in a...

Hamas Exploits Israel’s Patience

The Israel-Hamas ceasefire entered its fifth day on Wednesday, during which Hamas released 10 Israeli and two Thai hostages...

News Digest — 11/29/23

MK Avigdor Liberman on Wednesday morning (29th) responded to the extended ceasefire with...

News Digest — 11/28/23

A Palestinian prisoner who was released by Israel over the weekend as part of the Israel-Hamas hostage transfer deal was caught on video...

News Digest — 11/27/23

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu became the first Israeli head of state to travel to Gaza in two decades when he visited IDF troops stationed...

News Digest — 11/22/23

On Wednesday evening (22nd), Hamas will provide Israel with a list of ten hostages expected to be released on Thursday (23rd)...

Israel at War: Week 7

Israel has advanced deeply into Gaza City and the fighting has, as expected, been fierce. An example, the 36th Battalion has encountered...

News Digest — 11/21/23

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the War Cabinet on Monday evening (20th) concluded their meeting with the families of the hostages being held by...

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