Theme: Israel at Sixty
In the Beginning
(Israel At Sixty)
The Founding Fathers
Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob were men of faith.
Preparation for a Kingdom
Mankind’s salvation is pictured in the Exodus.
The Kingdom of Israel
Saul was the first, Zedekiah the last king of Israel.
Israel’s Exile, Captivity, and Restoration
Only a few
resisted the corruption of Gentile empires.
The Hasmonean Dynasty
The Maccabean revolt and Hasmonean Dynasty takes us to the time of Herod
and the birth of Jesus.
News and Views
Israel in the Time of Christ
worked closely with Rome.
The Great Jewish Diaspora
Persecution of Jews grew during the “Dark Ages.”
Nineteenth century Zionism raised Jewish hopes.
Preparing for Statehood
The road to state hood required a series of small steps.
War and terrorism still confront Israel today.
Israel’s Near Future
The Battle of Armageddon is next; then the kingdom.
Poems and Short
Hatikva: Israel’s National Anthem,
Declaration Establishing State of Israel,