The Old City of Jerusalem is using Covid 19 restrictions to have a multi-million dollar makeover. As Israel works through lockdowns and pandemic challenges a bold new $56,000,000 (AUD) plan is investing in a much brighter and prosperous future. Modernity is meeting ancient history.
The Middle East is a totally different region than for instance Europe. In the West, we might look to the world through the lens of nation-states, borders and populations of countries but in the Middle-East life is understood in terms of peoples, tribes and families. Should we look differently to the Israel-Palestinian conflict and what does the Bible say about nations and tribes?
President Rivlin and Prime Minister Netanyahu have both spoken with President-elect Joe Biden and for the first time have referred to him with that descriptor. That in and of itself is significant as President Trump has not yet ceded the election and there are still two months remaining of his current term.
When it comes to Israel, a lot of people are referring to ‘international law’. But what is international law and why is it important? Why does almost everyone seem to be against Israel, and what does international law have to do with this? In this interview, Sara van Oordt and Andrew Tucker talk about international law in relation to Israel.