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An Introduction to Israeli Settlements -Part 1& 2

Israeli Settlements 101 – Part 1: The Biblical Foundation for Zionism and the Settlement Movement The best answer we have for today is turning to the Bible. We hope you enjoy this Bible teaching from Genesis 12 and Deuteronomy 30. Israeli Settlements 101 – Part 2: History of Modern Zionism and the Settlement Movement We … Read more

Israel Update- January 10, 2023

 Hello Friends, So much politics again but that is the nature of the news these days.  I hope I provided a perspective that is different from what you are hearing in your local media.  We are all hoping that this new government will take the final steps to legalize the small pioneering communities of Judea … Read more

Israel Update – May 18, 2021
Hosted by Joy Heylen

When Joy Heylen and Sondra Baras first planned this update from Israel, they never dreamed that there would be so much to talk about. But, unfortunately, things are quite crazy in Israel today, on so many fronts, and we hope Sondra was able to convey the main highlights to you. We were thrilled with the … Read more

Saving Lives in Rechalim

Every now and then, we get to witness something truly miraculous. Recently I was able to experience one such miracle, a miracle that you, and other donors of CFOIC Heartland, directly helped to bring about. It is a story that I can’t help but share. Your funds, donated just last year, literally saved lives a few … Read more

Why Judea & Samaria?

An Israel Update with Pastor Mark Biltz-May 5, 2021 Sondra Oster Baras, Director of CFOIC Heartland’s Israel office, interviews Pastor Mark Biltz, world-renowned pastor, Hebraic Roots Teacher and head of El Shaddai Ministries.  A fascinating conversation between a Jew and a Christian, as they both explore the Biblical and personal significance of Judea and Samaria … Read more

Passover and Israeli Elections

Israel Update- March 17, 2021 Join Shmuel Junger as he discusses Passover and especially the Seder Night. The main concept of Seder Night is the asking of questions. The entire evening is a very child-oriented experience and it may well be the first significant memory Jewish children experience. In this update, Shmuel also shares his … Read more

Following the Inauguration of President Biden

Israel Update-January 21, 2021 Following the Inauguration of President Biden this is an invaluable insight from two Israeli experts on the impact of the change in the US Administration on Israel, focusing on Iran and Judea and Samaria.  Sondra Oster Baras, Director of CFOIC Heartland’s Israel Office, and Shmuel Junger, Director of Development and an … Read more

Highlights-Israel Community Conference, July 2020

On July 27th, 2020, CFOIC Heartland’s Israel Office held a zoom conference for mayors and representatives for all the communities in Judea and Samaria that are affiliated with CFOIC. The purpose of the conference was to discuss mutual security concerns and to explore ways that CFOIC donors have and can continue to support these needs. … Read more

The Annexation Debate in Israel- June 16, 2020 Zoom Meeting

Israel is preparing to extend its sovereignty to Judea and Samaria in the coming weeks, an event that has created a huge buzz in Israel and around the world. Sondra Oster Baras, Director of CFOIC Heartland’s Israel Office explains the facts everyone should know to better understand the issues at hand. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=962hlscYEAk