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Join Jeff Futers and his guests talking everything Israel as it relates to Christian faith and the church. If you are a Christian and you stand with Israel, you will be encouraged and challenged by this podcast, and if you’re not so sure about the whole Israel thing…you need to learn how your faith connects with Israel and why standing with Israel matters.

Join Jeff Futers and his guests talking everything Israel as it relates to Christian faith and the church. If you are a Christian and you stand with Israel, you will be encouraged and challenged by this podcast, and if you’re not so sure about the whole Israel thing…you need to learn how your faith connects with Israel and why standing with Israel matters.

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Canada

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Join Jeff Futers and his guests talking everything Israel as it relates to Christian faith and the church. If you are a Christian and you stand with Israel, you will be encouraged and challenged by this podcast, and if you’re not so sure about the whole Israel thing…you need to learn how your faith connects with Israel and why standing with Israel matters.

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@fcfjeff

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English

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Episodes

Jeff Talks to Hananya Naftali About Combating Antisemitism Around the World Today

6/22/2022
In this episode of Keeping it Israel Jeff Futers talks to legendary Israel advocate, Hananya Naftali about his fight against antisemitism and the role Christians have to play in standing up for Israel. First Century Foundations is a Charity that supports ministries in Jerusalem and many other parts of the country of Israel. Our mission is to turn hearts around the world toward the land, people and God of Israel. PLEASE SUPPORT THE SHOW HERE. You can watch this entire episode on OUR YOUTUBE...

Duration:00:34:40

Exciting Things Happening and Changes Coming | An Update from Jeff Futers

6/8/2022
First Century Foundations is a Charity that supports ministries in Jerusalem and many other parts of the country of Israel. Our mission is to turn hearts around the world toward the land, people and God of Israel. PLEASE SUPPORT THE SHOW HERE. You can watch this entire episode on our YouTube channel: Make sure you subscribe so you can be notified of First Century Foundations' regular uploads! Support the show

Duration:00:12:50

SHAVUOT | An interview with Ruth Guggenheim about the Significance of this Biblical Feast

6/1/2022
From sundown Saturday June 4th until sundown Monday June 6th 2022, Jewish people all over the world will be celebrating Shavuot, or “Pentecost”. In this episode of our Keeping it Israel podcast, Jeff connects with Ruth Guggenheim of World EMUNAH to discuss the deep significance of this biblical feast from both Jewish and Christian perspectives. First Century Foundations is a Charity that supports ministries in Jerusalem and many other parts of the country of Israel. Our mission is to turn...

Duration:00:28:55

Jeff Talks to Avi Mizrachi About How the Pandemic Has Changed Ministry in Israel

5/25/2022
In this episode, Jeff talks to Avi Mizrachi of DUGIT in Tel Aviv about how the pandemic has impacted their ministry in Israel. First Century Foundations is a Charity that supports ministries in Jerusalem and many other parts of the country of Israel. Our mission is to turn hearts around the world toward the land, people and God of Israel. PLEASE SUPPORT THE SHOW HERE. You can watch this entire episode on our YouTube channel: Make sure you subscribe so you can be notified of First Century...

Duration:00:16:34

A Closer Look at the UN's COI From a Biblical Perspective | A Conversation with Andrew Tucker of thinc.info

5/18/2022
In this interview, Jeff Futers (on location in Jerusalem) talks to Andrew Tucker, International Lawyer and Director of The Hague Initiative for International Cooperation (thinc.) about the United Nations’ anti-Israel resolutions and, more currently, the UN Human Rights Council’s recently established Commission of Inquiry into the Occupied Palestinian Territory. Should this COI concern those who care about true peace in Jerusalem and the wellbeing of Israel? Will the outcome be just? Where...

Duration:00:45:29

Passover and Pentecost | Dr. Bobby Sparks Talks About their Significance for Christians

5/11/2022
We are currently right between the biblical feasts of Passover and Pentecost. But what importance should these feasts have to Christians today? In this episode of “Keeping it Israel” Jeff talks to Dr. Bobby Sparks, an expert of the Old Testament about the incredible significance of Passover and Pentecost to followers of Jesus in the 1st Century, and whether or not Christians should observe these feasts today. First Century Foundations is a Charity that supports ministries in Jerusalem and...

Duration:00:37:54

BIBLICAL ARCHAEOLOGY GAME-CHANGER: Dr. Scott Stripling Talks to Jeff About the Mt. Ebal Inscription

5/4/2022
In this riveting episode of "Keeping it Israel" Jeff talks to Archaeologist, Dr. Scott Stripling about the recent discovery he and his team made that is undoubtably, a "game-changer" in the field of Biblical Archaeology: the discovery of the Mt. Ebal inscription. Is the discovery too good to be true? Find out how the inscription was discovered, how it validates the Bible and how it causes us to rethink just how early the Bible really was written! First Century Foundations is a Charity that...

Duration:00:32:42

DISCOVERING THE HEBREW ROOTS: Melissa Briggs Helps us Explore the Biblical Meaning of BEAUTY & GLORY

4/27/2022
In this episode of "Keeping it Israel" Melissa Briggs, our favourite Hebrew teacher helps us understand the depths of the Biblical Hebrew words translated as "Beauty" and "Glory" in ways that increase our understanding of the Bible and make these incredible words understandable and applicable in our everyday lives. To connect with Melissa or learn Hebrew from her, please visit: https://www.explorehebrew.co.uk First Century Foundations is a Charity that supports ministries in Jerusalem and...

Duration:00:43:43

THE BIBLE PROVES ITSELF | Aaron Lipkin talks about the Mt. Ebal Inscription and the Heartland of Israel

4/20/2022
In this episode of "Keeping it Israel" Jeff talks to Aaron Lipkin, Bible Scholar and Owner of Lipkin Tours LTD about how archaeology in Israel - and especially Judea and Samaria (the Heartland of Israel) - is proving that the Bible is not fiction. First Century Foundations is a Charity that supports ministries in Jerusalem and many other parts of the country of Israel. Our mission is to turn hearts around the world toward the land, people and God of Israel. PLEASE SUPPORT THE SHOW HERE....

Duration:00:41:29

WAY OF THE PATRIARCHS: Play to Know the Bible and Israel Better | Interview with Amit Barak

4/13/2022
In this episode of First Century Foundations' podcast Jeff talks to Amit Barak, Co-Founder and Co-Owner of Jnnovation Ltd. about living in the Promised Land, Arabs joining the IDF, and his new board game, "Way of the Patriarchs". The board game gives Bible-believing families a fun and interactive way to know the Bible and its significant locations intimately, while encouraging biblical values. First Century Foundations is a Charity that supports ministries in Jerusalem and many other parts...

Duration:00:30:38

Justice in Israel and Beyond | An Interview with Lydia Morgan of the Jerusalem Institute of Justice

4/6/2022
In this episode of "Keeping it Israel" Jeff interviews Lydia Morgan, the Chief Operations Officer of the Jerusalem Institute of Justice. JIJ is a leading NGO based in Jerusalem, Israel that operates both domestically and internationally to understand the burdens of humanity and advocate on behalf of people in need. JIJ seeks to expose injustice and speak out for those whose voices have been silenced. They work to promote human rights, defend democracy, and improve the overall quality of life...

Duration:00:32:06

Encountering Jesus in His Homeland - Part 2 | An Interview with Tour Guide Richard Frieden

3/30/2022
In this episode of "Keeping it Israel" Jeff continues his conversation with Richard Frieden who goes into detail about some of the places that he will be taking Jeff when they film the next season of the First Century Foundations TV show. First Century Foundations is a Charity that supports ministries in Jerusalem and many other parts of the country of Israel. Our mission is to turn hearts around the world toward the land, people and God of Israel. PLEASE SUPPORT THE SHOW HERE....

Duration:01:00:17

Tour Guide, Richard Frieden tells his Story about Encountering Jesus in His Homeland, Israel

3/23/2022
In this episode of "Keeping it Israel" Jeff talks to Israeli Tour Guide, Richard Frieden about how he found Jesus - or in Hebrew, "Yeshua" - after moving to Israel - specifically to the region where Jesus once lived. He talks about how encountering Jesus in his Jewish context and homeland has changed his life and given him a passion to show pilgrims the transformative land of the Bible. To learn more about Richard's ministry in Israel: https://www.dohope.org and to see the tours he offers:...

Duration:00:33:06

PURIM: Why Dress up? Is it Biblical? What Can We Learn From it? | With Guest, Ruth Guggenheim

3/16/2022
Have you ever wondered why the Jewish people dress up for Purim? Is Purim a biblical holiday? What can Christians learn from this meaningful holiday? In this episode, Ruth Guggenheim, Director of Interfaith Relations, World Emunah talks to Jeff Futers about the significance of Purim and the incredible work she does on behalf of the disadvantaged, abused and at-risk children and families of Israel. First Century Foundations is a Charity that supports ministries in Jerusalem and many other...

Duration:00:37:46

TORAH: What is it? What Exactly Does it Encompass? An Interview with Gidon Ariel of Root Source

3/9/2022
In this episode of our Keeping it Israel Podcast, Jeff Futers interviews Orthodox Jew, Gidon Ariel, CEO and Founder of Root Source to learn about a Jewish perspective of the Torah. What is Torah? What does it encompass? What did the Psalmist mean when he wrote, "Blessed is the one... whose delight is in the law of the Lord, and who meditates on his law day and night"? Some of Gidon's answers might surprise you. First Century Foundations is a Charity that supports ministries in Jerusalem and...

Duration:00:40:05

How The Free-World's Most Cherished Values Have Come From the Jewish People | Guest, Ken Spiro

3/2/2022
Have you ever wondered what it is that makes North America such a desirable place to live? Have you ever wondered where the values we cherish most in the free/democratic world actually come from? In this episode Jeff talks to Historian, Rabbi Ken Spiro about his book, World Perfect: The Jewish Impact on Civilization - a book with a powerful message for our world today. Through this conversation they explore the values of the ancient world vs. the Jewish, Biblical values that have...

Duration:00:56:04

WHAT'S IN A NAME? Melissa Briggs Talks about the Bible's Perspective of Names | What is God's name? | What does it Mean to "Take God's Name in Vain?"

2/23/2022
In this heart-felt interview, Melissa Briggs talks to Jeff about the Hebrew/Bible perspective of names. What does the Bible mean when it says not to take God's name in vain? What IS God's name exactly? And how can it change your life to meditate on the powerful names of God? First Century Foundations is a Charity that supports ministries in Jerusalem and many other parts of the country of Israel. Our mission is to turn hearts around the world toward the land, people and God of Israel....

Duration:00:46:55

MAGDALA: Home of Mary Magdalene | Crossroads of Jewish & Christian History | Another Synagogue Found

2/16/2022
In this episode of "Keeping it Israel" Jeff Futers talks to Fr. Eamon Kelly, Vice Director at Magdala and Former Vice Chargé of the Pontifical Institute Notre Dame of Jerusalem. On location in Magdala, Fr. Kelly talks about living in the hometown of Mary Magdalene, the discovery of yet ANOTHER synagogue dating to the time of Jesus and reasons why a visit to Israel can enrich your life. First Century Foundations is a Charity that supports ministries in Jerusalem and many other parts of the...

Duration:00:53:20

Israel: Center of the World | An Interview with Richard Liverance

2/9/2022
In this episode of Keeping it Israel, Jeff talks to Richard Liverance on location at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem where he is currently studying Archaeology. Richard talks about his love for Israel and why he thinks that Israel – and specifically Jerusalem – is the cross-roads of human history and the center of the world. First Century Foundations is a Charity that supports ministries in Jerusalem and many other parts of the country of Israel. Our mission is to turn hearts around the...

Duration:00:31:13

Ethiopian Jews in the Promised Land: An Interview with Dr. Jennifer Kaplan

2/2/2022
In this episode, Jeff talks to Dr. Jennifer Kaplan of the Sheba Foundation about the fascinating history of the Ethiopian Jews in Israel. Are the Ethiopians who identify themselves as the "House of Israel" really the descendants of King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba? Why is the Lion of the tribe of Judah a symbol for both Ethiopia and Israel? This fascinating interview talks about why so many Ethiopian Jews have moved to Israel, the difficulties they face and the hope they have for a future...

Duration:00:44:48