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Connecting with Biblical Israel


We created this film for those of you who want to come and visit with us, or are seeking a more intimate, direct connection to Israel. We want to be sure you know and can see the people you have been helping and the needs you have been meeting. Thank you for all you have … Read more

Against All Odds- Hanukkah Today

Israel Update-December 17, 2020 Join us for a zoom meeting with Shmuel Junger, CFOIC Heartland’s Director of Development. Shmuel will discuss the meaning of Chanukah that is currently being celebrated by Jews all over the world. Shmuel will connect the holiday with the challenges that Israel has faced in modern times, particularly through its many wars … Read more

Israel Update- November 18, 2020

CFOIC Heartland Project Update

Sondra Baras will update you on what is happening in Israel – from the political, to the Biblical and everything in between. And we will leave time for Q&A so that we can hear and respond to what is on your mind about Israel.

Journey Through Biblical Israel

Biblical Heartland Reborn

Judea and Samaria is where so much of the Bible took place. But it is also home to 360,000 people. Watch this clip and experience the heart and soul of Judea and Samaria, the Jewish people thriving in the Land promised to them by God!

The Biblical Heartland Reborn

Biblical Heartland Reborn video

What is Judea and Samaria?  How did Israel come to be in possession of this land and who are the brave people who have settled here and why?  This short video lays the foundation for the Jewish presence in the heart of Biblical Israel in a clear and inspiring manner. Watch this film and share … Read more

Sondra Baras speaking at Columbus Christian Center

This is a short excerpt of Sondra Baras speaking at Columbus Christian Center in Columbus OH.  This will give you a very short inspirational and educational teaching on the Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria.

Gush Katif: 1000 Days Without a Home

Close to three years after the disengagement from the Gaza Strip and the destruction of the Jewish communities in Gush Katif (2005), this film provides an updated view of what has happened to these people and where they are today (2008). Suffering from unemployment, financial need, emotional distress, and family upheaval, the refugees from Gush … Read more

Interview with a Settler: Sondra Baras

An interview with a “settler” Sondra Oster Baras Director, CFOIC Heartland- Israel Sondra shares her own personal story of Aliyah and commitment to the settlement movement. Sondra Oster Baras was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio in an Orthodox Jewish home. She was educated at the Hebrew Academy of Cleveland, a religious all-day school sponsored … Read more

Cry! For the Beloved Country

The film Cry! for the Beloved Country is an excellent introduction to the settlement movement – the biblical, historical and political background to what has become one of the most important and influential movements in the Middle East. The film will connect the Biblical story with the geographical reality, and will enable you to understand … Read more