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Is President Trump like King Cyrus the Great?
Following President Trump’s proclamation recognizing Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights on Monday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu compared the American leader to Cyrus the Great. During the signing ceremony at the White House, Prime Minister Netanyahu established the historical significance of the Golan decision. “In the long sweep of Jewish history,” declared the Prime Minister, “there have been a handful of proclamations by non-Jewish leaders on behalf of our people and our land: Cyrus the Great, the great Persian king; Lord Balfour; President Harry S. Truman; and President Donald J. Trump.” It is surely significant that the US president recognized Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights and we are grateful that he declared Jerusalem to be the eternal capital of the Jewish People. However, for President Trump to truly earn the comparison to Cyrus the Great, there is one final piece of real estate that deserves his attention. Watch Rabbi Tuly explain or read his recent Op-Ed in The Jerusalem Postoutlining why President Trump isn’t Cyrus, just yet.
Rabbi Tuly’s Article in The Jerusalem Post: Trump Isn’t Cyrus, Yet
STEVE & LAURIE MARTIN - LOVE FOR HIS PEOPLE FOUNDERS
My good wife Laurie and I (married 45 years), founded Love For His People Ministry in 2010. This work gives love and support to our friends in Israel and other nations with friendship and humanitarian aid. Through social media, Steve's messages, and our Ahava Adventures trips to Israel, it is a growing, effective organization.
Steve has also authored and published 36 books.
We live in the Charlotte, NC area and have four adult children, spouses, and eight grandkids.
Ahava and shalom with blessings on ye head!