I called a local car service to take me to an appointment earlier today. The driver, a clean cut man in his thirties, was listening to a radio show that was vigorously defending the IDF's military operation in Gaza. Turns out that this was a Christian radio station. The driver, who kept a New Testament on his dashboard, was also a staunch supporter of Israel. He had called the United Nations, he said, to complain about their anti-Israel stance, and prayed every day for God to strengthen the IDF and ultimately, grant peace in "the Holy Land".
Of course, by the end of the ride, he had invited me to attend services at his Messianic congregation in the hope that I would "come to realize that Jesus is the Lord." But still. It's nice to know that Israel has friends in some unexpected places.
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