The latest attempt at achieving the impossible dream of peace between Jews and their Arab cousins was submitted just over a month ago by U.S. President Donald Trump. While discussions of peace have been going on almost non-stop since Israel’s rebirth in 1948, actual sit-downs that led to signed agreements have been few.
There is often confusion in regards to the term “Palestine” mostly because its ancient and modern meanings are very different from each other. You might be surprised to learn the historical context of what "Palestine" actually means.
While desecrating cemeteries, synagogues and Torah scrolls seemed bad enough, it was Mark Twain’s “Innocents Abroad” description of his 1867 visit to Jerusalem that made me realize just how much Jordanians systematically eradicated the most precious remnants of Israel’s ancient history.
For two hours I watched a sold-out auditorium filled with Muslims and nominal Christians listen to the message of repentance, redemption and God’s love sung to them. The icing on the cake was that the rest of the musicians on the stage were believing Jews – ministering in Nazareth united in our love for God.