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May 20, 2021

Hope in the Holy Land – Justin Kron

The struggle between Israelis and Palestinians is an enduring conflict. As the fighting entered its second week, it’s been defined by civilian casualties, undiminished rocket fire, airstrikes, and by historical tensions erupting into unrest. The existence of Israel as a sovereign Jewish state has become a polarizing issue in both the mainstream and Christian communities, and there are many questions to be answered:

  • Who are the people involved in this conflict and how do they view each other?
  • Do the Israelis and Palestinians truly hate each other?
  • What is Zionism? Is it a foreign colonization movement?
  • What is the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement? Is it helping or hurting those in the Holy Land who want peace?
  • Who are the settlers and how do the settlements impact the peace process?
  • Why after all of these years has there not been a peace agreement?
  • What does each side want?
  • Is there any hope for peace?

There's a powerful new documentary that’s just been released. It’s called Hope in the Holy Land. Justin Kron—the founder of the Kesher Forum—is the producer of the film, and he joins us to tackle some of these questions.

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Justin Kron
Justin Kron

Justin Kron

Justin Kron is the National Ministries Representative and eXperience Israel Program Director for Chosen People Ministries. He is a frequent speaker at churches and campus ministry gatherings and leads the Kesher Forum, an inter-denominational monthly gathering for those who are interested in learning more about Jewish culture and building bridges with their Jewish friends and neighbors. He is also the founding director of eXperience Israel, a short-term ministry and spiritual pilgrimage program for young adults, and has led over 20 tours to the Holy Land for groups of all ages.

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Kurt Goff, co-host of Kurt and Kate Mornings, is a broadcasting veteran with a pastor's heart. He is a graduate of Texas Christian University and has more than 30 years of experience anchoring television news and hosting a variety of radio programs around the country. Upbeat and encouraging, Kurt has a passion for connecting people to God. He and his wife, Liz, have two sons.

 

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Kate Bruington

Kate Bruington is the co-host of Kurt and Kate Mornings, Midday host, and can also be heard on Music for Sunday. Originally from East Hartford, Conn., Kate brings years of TV and radio experience to Moody Radio in Florida. She attended Boston Conservatory of Music and traveled the country singing before entering the broadcasting field. Kate's pastimes are reading and writing, and she currently spends much of her free time writing a novel. She has two daughters and two grandchildren.

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