Air Date: November 6, 2013
Host: Vic Eliason
Guests: Omer Eshel and Shahar Shilo
Listen: MP3 | Order
Omer Eshel is the Consul Director for the Israel Government Tourist Office. Shahar Shilo is the Director of the National Tour Guide Course, and the Director of Marketing and Strategy at the biblical city of David, Jerusalem. He is a guest lecturer at the Ben Gurion University. He himself is also a licensed guide and overseas guest lecturer for the Israel Ministry of Tourism.
The many experiences that come with a visit to Israel were discussed, including the opportunity to actually see the locations where biblical events took place. Thus the Bible 'comes alive', and many evens are better understood when one sees the actual geographic setting.
Archaeology continues to unearth more evidence that the Bible account is accurate.
Among the recent discoveries is a biblical-era town along the Sea of Galilee, which is connected to a boat discovered in 1986 that dates from the first century before or after Christ. It appears that the boat was actually on the shoreline of this town. And it is believed it may be the town of Dalmanutha, where Jesus sailed after feeding the 4000 as recorded in the Gospel of Mark.
Hebrew University excavations this past summer uncovered two bundles of gold coins, gold and silver jewelry, and a gold medallion with etchings of Jewish symbols.
Some would question whether it is safe to travel to Israel with all the news reports of violence and threats of war. But the record shows that Israel is actually one of the safest countries to visit, and their airline, El Al, has a very successful record for security.
More information about Israel and opportunities for tours is available from the Israel Government Tourist Office.
Israel Government Tourist Office, Midwest Region (Chicago)
Twelve short video features, produced in Israel and showing many of the sites that tourists visit, is available on DVD at no charge if you mention you heard this Crosstalk program when you email or call their office:
Posted on November 6th, 2013
Posted in Religion, Christianity, Vic Eliason, The Bible, Encouragement, Israel Tagged with no tags
2nd Amendment (5)
Civil Rights (12)
Current Events (326)
Current News (199)
False Teachers (22)
First Amendment (16)
Gay Agenda (98)
Jim Schneider (244)
Modern Church (16)
New Age (9)
New Spirituality (6)
New World Order (15)
Spiritual Deception (29)
The Bible (22)
Vic Eliason (160)
& 400th anniversary 400 40 Adrian Association of American Physicians and surgeons Bell Christianity Christian Church Customer Service Dakdok David Wilkerson Donald Trump Dr. Eastern religion Emergent False Teachers Fathers Day Glen Beck God Government Gun Owners of America Ingrid Schlueter Ingrid Islam Jane Orient Jesus Christ Jesus John MacArthur John Karen Malec Koran Larry Pratt Love MacArthur Mat Meditation Morality Mother's Day Music National Day of Prayer New Age New Spirituality Osama Bin Laden Owners Patriotism Politics Pornography Quran Reiki Relationships Relexology Religion Rob Bell Rob Rogers Romance SIDS Schlueter Sheriff Usama Dakdok Valentines Vic Eliason William welden Worship aaps acupuncture agenda alternative medicine. america ammendment anniversary apathy atheism baby bible book border breast cancer breast calendar camping cancer celebrate child porn children child control corrupt crosstalk America crosstalk crostalk culture date day dead death debt dr adrian rogers education eliason encouragement end times end exact faithless faith false family radio family federal finances financial finding gay gblt generateion generation harold camping harold health care health homosexuality hutchings illegal infant iraq irrefutable james jeff meyers jim johnson judgement king james bible king kjv last law legal lesbian libraries library limit love wins love worth finding luke mirrage modern church mom's mom money mother's mother nation navy seals navy news new noah obamacare obama on overspending pakistan personal loss pornograhpy prayer pray pron radio requests schneider school seek shot signs smith special show spending staver sudden infant death syndrome sudden summit ministries syndrome taxes teachers terrorism terrorist terror the Bible times transgender trends united states usama vcyamerica vcy version vic warm warren smith warren war wellness wins woman women worth write yoga