According to The Times of Israel, President Donald Trump’s traveling goodwill mission to the Middle East arrived in Israel just in time for the celebration of the 50th anniversary of Israel’s remarkable victory in the 1967 Six-Day War. That dramatic victory over six of tiny Israel’s aggressive Muslim-majority neighbor-nations brought about the historic reunification of Jerusalem, under Jewish control.
After the modern re-birth of Israel in 1948, the surrounding Arab nations reacted immediately to destroy the nascent nation. The armistice, ending that conflict in 1949, did not bring peace to the region. Armed Arab-actions of resistance for nearly two decades culminated, by May of 1967, with Israel on the verge of extinction. The Muslim-majority Arab nations, again, joined together with a stated goal of wiping Israel off the map. Yet, six days in early June of 1967 changed history forever, and “the Battle for Jerusalem” resulted in the reunification of Israel’s ancient capital.
A special CBN Documentary Film In Our Hands “tells the story of Israel’s 55th Paratrooper Brigade and how Israel’s Defense Forces risked everything for the sake of their homeland.” It celebrates this historic 50th anniversary of the Six-Day War and commemorates this historic battle for Jerusalem.
This powerful docudrama features firsthand interviews and historical reenactments while focusing on the commitment and sacrifice of the soldiers who reunited Jerusalem. It is scheduled for showing nationwide in selected theaters for only one night, on May 23rd. Check here for locations near you.
However, disappointingly, President Trump will not be using this Jerusalem Day celebration to keep his campaign promise of Continue reading