September 24

Isaiah 53: Theology of the Prophecy (REBROADCAST)

Isaiah 53 shares a precious prophecy about the Messiah, one that is so clearly a picture of Jesus that Jewish people believe it is from the New Testament when they encounter it for the first time. Chris teaches us about the Suffering Servant described in this chapter, the role that Jesus perfectly filled when He died for our sins to offer salvation to all who believe in Him. Stay tuned for Chris’s interview with Steve Herzig about how Isaiah 53 affects his life as a Jewish believer in Jesus!

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September 24

Isaiah 53: Theology of the Prophecy (REBROADCAST)

Isaiah 53 shares a precious prophecy about the Messiah, one that is so clearly a picture of Jesus that Jewish people believe it is from the New Testament when they encounter it for the first time. Chris teaches us about the Suffering Servant described in this chapter, the role that Jesus perfectly filled when He died for our sins to offer salvation to all who believe in Him. Stay tuned for Chris’s interview with Steve Herzig about how Isaiah 53 affects his life as a Jewish believer in Jesus!

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This Giving Tuesday, you can provide a tangible sign of your love for the Jewish people through our Hanukkah gift basket ministry! Consider it: Love. Hand-delivered.  Every basket is packed full of authentic Israeli foods, serving as sweet reminders of the Holy Land.

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ISRAEL: Whose Land Is It Anyway?

The Jewish people want it. The Arabs want it. They both claim divine, legal, and historical rights to it. They have gone to war because of it. This controversy rages on because of one tiny piece of land in the Middle East: modern-day Israel. So the question is: Whose land is it anyway?

 

This booklet analyzes the Jewish and Arab claims to the land and makes sense of all the arguments surrounding the struggle. With historic, legal, and most importantly, biblical details about the land dispute, Whose Land Is It Anyway? will leave you with a clear, concise answer to how one should think about the land of Israel.

 

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Chris interviews FOI's North American Ministry Director and frequent radio guest Steve Herzig about the bizarre claims that the Jewish people are responsible for COVID-19.

Israel Ministry Update

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The Friends of Israel Today is an outreach of The Friends of Israel Gospel Ministry.

We stand against every form of anti-Semitism and support the right of the Jewish people to live in their ancient homeland, Israel. Additionally, FOI actively invests in the edification of Christians by teaching Scripture that exemplifies why loving the Jewish people and supporting Israel is integral to the Christian faith. Today, FOI’s presence spans the globe with ministry workers serving Jewish people worldwide.


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Steve Conover

Executive Producer/Co-Host

Steve is Executive Vice President of The Friends of Israel Gospel Ministry and has been part of our radio team since 1995. Steve also oversees the media ministries department. He is a graduate of The Friends of Israel’s Institute of Biblical Studies and has a certificate in broadcasting. Steve has his B.A. in Bible with a minor in Communication from Lancaster Bible College and earned his Master’s degree in Leadership Studies through Capital Seminary. Steve resides in the Philadelphia area with his wife, Beth. They have two adult daughters.

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Chris Katulka

FOI Radio Host/Teacher

Chris joined The Friends of Israel Gospel Ministry in 2004 and currently serves as Assistant Director of North American Ministries. After graduating from the Institute of Jewish Studies, he received his B.S. in Bible from Cairn University (formerly Philadelphia Biblical University) and a Master’s of Theology in Old Testament studies from Dallas Theological Seminary. Chris lives in the Philadelphia area with his wife, Karen, and their 4 children.

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Tom Gallione

Associate Producer/Engineer

Tom joined The Friends of Israel in 2000 and currently serves as Director of Digital and Web Experience in addition to his responsibilities with the radio program. After graduating from The Friends of Israel’s Institute of Biblical Studies, he received his B.S. in Bible and B.A. in Music from Cairn University (formerly Philadelphia Biblical University) in Langhorne, PA. Tom lives in Bucks County, Pennsylvania with his wife, Tadako.

The Voice of Zvi Kalisher


Mike Kellogg has been in newspaper and radio news and production for almost 50 years, both in secular and Christian venues. In 2014 he retired from Moody Radio after 42 years. He narrated the first recorded version of the NLT of the Bible. For nearly 30 years he taught at Moody Bible Institute as adjunct professor in communications. He and his wife, Nancy Smith Kellogg, consider their greatest ongoing accomplishment, rearing their six children and 17 grandchildren.

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The Friends of Israel Today and Apples of Gold themes, as well as other music throughout our program were composed and performed by Jeremy Strong.