All the Rumors of Wars

All the Rumors of Wars

By Callie Mitchell, SAVED News International Correspondent, Jerusalem, Israel Matthew 24 tells us in the last days there will be wars and rumors of wars. I’ve always thought about the rumors as simply being the circulation of false stories about wars presently happening. Fake news, if you will. In the Greek, however, the word for rumor doesn’t in any way imply that the word being spread is false, just that it’s a word being shared….

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Does the Media Really Understand the Gaza Violence?

Does the Media Really Understand the Gaza Violence?

Following scenes of violence at the Gaza border on Monday, Israel now stands accused by its critics of various crimes against the Palestinian people. Who benefits from the images of dead and injured Palestinians? There is only one winner in this situation and Israelis are certainly not celebrating the bloodshed. The images of Israelis celebrating the US Embassy move at the same time, however, create a false image of Israeli insensitivity. Read the entire article…

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Borders, Boundaries, and Bold Prayer

Borders, Boundaries, and Bold Prayer

By Callie Mitchell, SAVED News International Correspondent February was an eventful month for Israel.  We woke up on the Shabbat morning of the 10th, to news reports of an incident with Iran, who has military positions just over the northern border in Syria.  They had flown a drone into Israeli airspace, which we shot down.  We then sent in the Israeli Air Force to strike both Syrian and Iranian military targets, and in the process,…

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