My New Year’s Wish for President Obama

Deal W. Hudson Published December 27, 2010 At a restaurant in Jerusalem last August, I listened incredulously as two prominent Israeli journalists explained to me that President Obama did not care about a second term. Obama, they told me, was going to forge ahead toward an Israeli-Palestinian agreement with total disregard for any political fallout.… Continue reading My New Year’s Wish for President Obama

Christian Zionism, Evangelicals, and Israel

Deal W. Hudson Published April 30, 2009 Rev. Stephen Sizer probably knows more about Christian Zionism than anyone in the world. At least, it seemed that way as we sat in the coffee shop at a Border’s bookstore in Chevy Chase, Maryland. Reverend Sizer has been an Anglican priest for 30 years, serving a parish… Continue reading Christian Zionism, Evangelicals, and Israel

A Common Friend to Both – A Visit with Archbishop Chacour

Deal W. Hudson Published August 3, 2010 Archbishop Elias Chacour of the Melkite Church in Israel is a remarkable man. Nominated several times for the Nobel Peace Prize, the author of three books on religion, and now in his early 70s, he’s an internationally recognized leader in the effort to find a peaceful solution to… Continue reading A Common Friend to Both – A Visit with Archbishop Chacour