Author Archives: Avner Boskey

God’s SWAT team and the nations

On November 4, 1979, at 06:30 in the morning, 500 Iranian students gathered close to Tehran’s U. S. Embassy to receive an adrenaline-filled briefing. A hastily assembled organization ‘the Muslim Student Followers of the Imam’s Line’ set up by Islamic university associations would oversee the violence that followed. A female student concealed a pair of metal […]

Annexation for dummies

Years ago Steve Stills penned a song in response to the November 1966 protest-riots on Sunset Strip. One of rock’s classic protest songs, its first line goes, “There’s something happening here. What it is ain’t exactly clear . . .  You better stop! Hey, what’s that sound? Everybody look what going down.” A lot is […]

My name is called Disturbance

  A shudder went through Obi-Wan Kenobi’s spirit. Staggering, he collapsed in a chair and whispered, “I felt a great disturbance in the Force, as if millions of voices suddenly cried out in terror and were suddenly silenced. I fear something terrible has happened.” He had just sensed the destruction of Alderaan by Darth Vader’s […]

A time to be silent, a time to speak

Three thousand years ago King David’s son spoke these words in Jerusalem: “There is an appointed time for everything, and there is a time for every event under heaven – a time to tear down and a time to build up; a time to throw stones and a time to gather stones; a time to search and […]

The darkness, the glory and the flattened curve

Isaiah’s prophetic scenario cuts through the mists of time. There’s a day a-coming when gross darkness will cover the planet, and a heavy fog of spiritual pollution will hang over the entire earth. That generation will witness a shocking nuclear explosion of spiritual light radiating out from the nation of Israel:  “Arise, shine; for your light […]

Christmas and Pentecost – beyond the tinsel and the Torah

Growing up as a Jewish kid in Montreal, I loved Christmas. Snowy winter lawns were bejeweled at night with twinkling trees. People got tipsy and were nice to each other. What could be bad about all that? And a baby nursed in a Bethlehem stable seemed like friendly ‘family content’. Secular Westerners love the tinsel […]

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