Controversy Over Clergy Visas #123
In today's episode, we delve into the recent controversy surrounding the Israeli Interior Ministry and its denial of clergy visas for pro-Israel Christian organizations. Join your hosts, Joel Rosenberg and Carl Moeller, as they discuss the shocking developments that have left the International Christian Embassy of Jerusalem (ICEJ) and other organizations in limbo. As they navigate the complexities of Israeli politics, religious factions, and tensions between different Jewish sects, Joel sheds light on the impact this decision has had on the Christian community in Israel. Get ready for an eye-opening discussion that explores the delicate balance between faith, politics, and national security in the historic land of Israel. Listen to this episode to find out more! (2:04) Positive Jewish-Christian relations strengthened under Netanyahu (04:50) Israel's Interior Ministry (08:38) The Christian Embassy has been facing visa issues in Israel for several years(13:33) Religious and secular Israelis clash over military service and welfare(18:05) Understanding the impact on Christians(21:22) Iran is closer to nuclear weapons and Saudi-Israel peace(23:40) Jordan's king expresses concern for Christianity(26:55) Bullies harass Christians in Jerusalem(34:35) We don’t have to agree with what everybody does, but unconditional love should remain(37:20) Visit to Knesset Learn more about The Joshua Fund Make a tax-deductible donation The Joshua Fund Stock Media provided by DimmySad/Pond5 Related Episodes: What Threatens Religious Freedom in the Middle East? #122Why This German is Dedicated To Serving The Jewish People #119The Increasing Threat to Religious Freedom and Harmony in Jerusalem #118How to Make God’s Love Visible in the Middle East #112 Discover more Christian podcasts at lifeaudio.com and inquire about advertising opportunities at lifeaudio.com/contact-us.