Thursday, June 21, 2007

Flashback from Kibbutz Sdot Yam

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Veronica from Kibbutz Sdot Yam
during our volunteer trip that climbed Masada for sunrise!
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This was a great and pleasant surprise, even though such memories are bittersweet!

[Life is a Trek] New comment on Trek notes.
Veronica has left a new comment on your post "Trek notes":

Hello David, Here I am 17 years later after leaving Sdot-Yam and I come across your "Trek notes". When I think back and remember the good old days at the pub, I often tell friends about you. Hope that you remember me, but it was so long ago. Shalom, Veronica Pierce (USA)

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My long lost fellow kibbutz volunteer and I, like many kibbutz volunteers over the years, enjoyed our Kibbutz Sdot Yam experience as something to cherish a lifetime. (Sdot Yam's participation in "illegal immigration" is mentioned in Leon Uris' book, Exodus - and is where Israeli heroine Hanna Senesh lived).

Monday, June 18, 2007

Herbert W. Armstrong on Jerusalem

Herbert W. Armstrong encouraged the Worldwide Church of God members to focus on Jerusalem. Why? Mr. Armstrong recognized Jerusalem's great importance to God and, by the ways things were going, he obviously felt God would have him fulfill the prophecy given in Isaiah 40:9.

Here is what God's apostle wrote in his "Personal" in the October-November 1980 Plain Truth: "The Arab world wants the Old City of Jerusalem back into Arab control. Some nations contend Jerusalem should be made an international city. But the State of Israel has control, having wrested it from Jordan in the war of 1967.

"What has been happening in Jerusalem since the Israeli takeover in that war?

"I have been somewhat personally involved in events there since that war.

"Immediately after the death of my wife of 50 years, April 15, 1967, I flew to Jerusalem. I had two urgent reasons. I had seriously wanted to buy time on Radio Jerusalem, then owned and operated by he State of Jordan. Also I wanted to get away from Pasadena immediately into a totally different environment to ease the grief of losing the companionship of my beloved wife and partner in God’s work.

"I wanted not only to go on Jerusalem Radio, I wanted to manipulate the increase of its power to 1 million watts to give coverage over the entire Middle East. At Amman, Jordan, and in Jerusalem, in conference with the Jordanian government and its radio management, I arranged for a price for a choice time on an extended contract whereby our monthly payments for that time would finance the Jordan government in the purchase of German Telefunken equipment to boost the station power to this maximum wattage. It was one of the largest contracts for purchase of radio time ever signed.

"On Sunday morning, June 4, 1967, I left my home on our campus in England for London airport to fly to Amman to broadcast in person that evening, the first broadcast on this new contract. En route to the airport we heard on the car radio the sensational news that the Six Day War had started early that morning. No planes were allowed to get through to Beirut or to Amman. My broadcast on Jerusalem Radio never got started. By the following Friday, June 9, the Old City of Jerusalem was in Israeli hands….

"A message (Isaiah 40:9-10) is yet to go by a servant of God to the cities of Judah. In whatever way God wills, it shall go."

Sunday, June 17, 2007

Princess Diana, a Dream, and King David's Dynasty

Princess Diana, a Dream, and King David's Dynasty
By David Ben-Ariel

Her Royal Highness,
Princess of Wales,
Princess Diana,
Buckingham Palace,
London, England

June 6, 1987

Dear Princess Diana,

This letter was prompted by an issue of People magazine.

Actually that particular article was the straw that broke the camel's back.

Some years ago I had an impressive dream. During the dream you, Prince Charles and myself were engaged in an intense talk. We were sitting around though quite relaxed, comfortable amongst each other (at east as if we'd known each other for years as good friends), in an enclosed patio or spring porch - a garden atmosphere. I recall you did most of the talking -- pouring out your heart to me -- as Prince Charles sort of quietly listened. Perhaps it's because we're closer in age. I'm 27. As I began to awaken from the dream I became upset with how foolish to imagine the Royalty of Wales taking me into their confidence. I kneeled for morning prayer and asked God to rebuke such presumptuous thoughts, but asked if there were any significance to the dream that a chart I had ("The Heritage of the Anglo-Saxon Race") loaned out months earlier be returned at Sabbath services that day.

Lo and behold, the chart was returned that day! Rather convenient, since when I arrived home I had received a memo in the mail from our local newspaper. I had submitted a question to them whether the present British Royal Family were aware of their unique Davidic ancestry -- the remarkable continuation of King David's dynasty. I felt my question could be answered while also cleverly bringing this royal fact to greater public attention if published. An unexpected turn of events occurred though! The newspaper related: "If you send us a copy of the information on King David and his relationship to the English Royal Family, plus a verification that such information has been validated and by whom, we will see to it that it gets to Buckingham Palace and that your name will accompany it." Immediately I wondered what to send to satisfy the newspaper. The chart seemed obvious, but I still sought counsel from my minister. He advised writing a Church official at our Headquarter's in Pasadena, California who is English and involved with our Media Coordinator. The Church official replied: "I believe the most prudent course of action would be to send the chart 'The Heritage of the Anglo-Saxon Race' to the newspaper for their further action."

I sent the information to the newspaper and they sent it to Buckingham Palace. They also cautioned me not to hold my breath for any response, which was good since I haven't heard a word yet.

Several years later, during my volunteer service at Kibbutz Ramat Yohanan in Northern Israel, a Holocaust survivor (whom I adopted as my "kibbutz mother") mentioned hearing about some royal marital problems. I dismissed it as gossip from some tabloid trash -- but then immediately I recalled the dream where you were pouring out your heart to me about something. So I thought perhaps there's something to all these godless rumors, but all marriages have their ups and downs.

Since then I've heard too many royal rumors & sovereign stories about differences in your marriage. The latest People article prompted me to write you and sincerely offer my continued support for you and your lovely family. My heart goes out to you all with deep affection.

Love & Prayers,

David A. Hoover
Perrysburg, Ohio

On official stationery from Buckingham Palace:

From Lady-in-Waiting to H.R.H. The Princess of Wales
12th June 1987

Dear Mr. Hoover,

The Princess of Wales has asked me to thank you for your letter.

Her Royal Highness was most grateful to you for your kind thought in writing and has asked me to send her sincere thanks and best wishes.

Yours sincerely,

Sarah Campden


Note: David A. Hoover is my former name. I've since legally changed it to David Ben-Ariel, as related within "God-given Names."

Memo from Zip Line (The Blade) was received November 7, 1981.

My letter to Robert Fahey of the Worldwide Church of God at headquarters in Pasadena, California was sent November 8, 1981.

The Worldwide Church of God Media Coordinator, David Hulme, responded in an official letter dated December 7, 1981 with advice about sending the chart "The Heritage of the Anglo-Saxon Race" and comment -- "Thank you for writing, in what is a very interesting and unusual circumstance."

As advised, I sent the chart "The Heritage of the Anglo-Saxon Race" to Zip Line December 12, 1981. (The chart had been given to me by an English couple in Jerusalem the year before during our Feast of Tabernacles celebration).

THE QUEEN'S ROYAL DESCENT FROM KING DAVID THE PSALMIST (similar to "The Heritage of the Anglo-Saxon Race")

Not All Twelve Tribes of Israel are Jewish?

The United States and Britain in Prophecy

The Plain Truth About the "Lost Ten Tribes" and Why You Need to Know!

David Ben-Ariel is a Christian-Zionist writer and author of Beyond Babylon: Europe's Rise and Fall. With a focus on the Middle East and Jerusalem, his analytical articles help others improve their understanding of that troubled region. Check out the Beyond Babylon blog.

Saturday, June 16, 2007

God Save the Sons of Princess Diana!

God Save the Sons of Princess Diana!

The famous "Stone of Scone," the "Stone of Destiny," that is Jacob's Pillar Stone (formerly enshrined in the Coronation Chair at Westminster Abbey), serves as a physical link and deed proving King David's inheritance among British Israel. (By a prophet was the Stone removed from Jerusalem, and by a prophet shall it be returned to await Him whose right it is).

Presently the Stone is in Scotland—in transit. The British have thereby dismantled their monarchy and undermined their national security. They sent the Stone to Scotland, so God will send them into captivity! The Royal Family made the wrong move by supporting such an act of treason. They’ve been disloyal and will soon be disrobed! God protected the Sceptered Isle out of respect for Jacob's Stone and David's Throne (1 Kgs. 11:36).

We can rest assured that God will spare a few members of the British Royal Family from the German-Jesuit Beast to keep His promise alive to David about King David's Everlasting Dynasty (2 Chron. 21:7). Will God convince them to deliver Princess Diana's two sons to His representative for safekeeping? (Deut. 22:6-7 Jer. 49:11). They would be kept together with God's Royal Family in exile to weather the nuclear storm (Isa. 16:3-4). GOD WILL GUARD HIS OWN HOUSE (Zech.9:8; Ps. 91). It appears the Prophet Jeremiah was simply a type of one assigned to deliver David’s descendants safe and sound to a providential place (Jer. 43:6).

Will the Sabbath-keeping Church of God be entrusted with the care of Prince William and Prince Harry, the precious sons of Princess Diana, "the heir and the spare," the scions of King David? (2 Chron. 23:7). God’s Work revolves around a Stone (Zech. 4:7). The Two Witnesses (two prophets in the spirit of Elijah) will safeguard Jacob's Stone and herald the coming of Israel's King to reign upon it. We must make a public call for the stone's restoration to Jerusalem! The Stone—as a Jewish treasure and historic relic—must be properly returned to Israel. The Stone's restoration to Judah is part of the restoration of David’s House to Jerusalem—paving the way for Messiah's coming (Amos 9:11).

Joseph (the Anglo-Saxons) has been ordained the Keeper of the Stone, the Custodian of Israel’s Rock, until THE TIME HAS COME for it to be established in Jerusalem forever (Gen. 49:24). Joseph (Joes) and Judah (Jews) must unite to remind all Twelve Tribes of Israel of our biblical roots and responsibility—and it all centers on the Throne with the Stone! (Ezek. 37:22).

Excerpt from:
Beyond Babylon: Europe's Rise and Fall - Chapter 6 - Jesus and the Jews

Monday, June 04, 2007

Israeli crimes against Jews

The Israelis are guilty of enforcing Judenrein policies against the Jews of Yamit in Sinai, against the Jews of Gush Katif/Gaza, Shomron and Amona...

The Israelis have sold out their own people, permitted Nazi-Muslims to daily defile the Temple Mount, are guilty of the unjust deportation of this Christian Zionist for exposing the plight of the Temple Mount under Muslim occupation, have enabled Shimon Peres to continue to collaborate with the bloody Vatican over Yitzhak Rabin's dead body against Jerusalem, and have failed to protect every Jewish man, woman, child and baby in a stroller from sworn Arab enemies. This betrayal of the Jews by Jews must end!

It's past time Israel turns from such self-destruction and acknowledge Kahane was right, so help them God.

David Ben-Ariel is a Christian-Zionist writer and author of Beyond Babylon: Europe's Rise and Fall. With a focus on the Middle East and Jerusalem, his analytical articles help others improve their understanding of that troubled region. Check out the Beyond Babylon blog.

Friday, June 01, 2007

Embroider "AIDS" on the Rainbow Flag or fly it upside down?

WHY spend billions on alleged AIDS research (supporting the AIDS industry) when all it takes to stop the spread of AIDS is abstinence or "safer sex" practices? Wearing a red ribbon or waving a rainbow flag won't save a single soul. Wouldn't it be more honest to embroider "AIDS" on the Rainbow Flag or fly it upside down as a distress signal?

Life is a Trek (in order)

Life is a Trek
Cape Town, RSA
Jerusalem, the Western Wall
Kibbutz Ramat Yohanan, Restal Hotel, Tiberias, Israel
Tel Aviv-Sheraton Hotel
Jerusalem the Golden
Bet Shean, The Roman Theatre
Greece - Mykonos port postcard
Lucerne: City, Lake and Rigi
Roman theater in Amman, Jordan
Trek notes
Sea of Galilee
Island of Rhodes
Kibbutz Dan during Operation Desert Storm
Kibbutz Adamit, Israel
Kibbutz Sdot Yam, Israel
Drinking Beer in Munich
Kibbutz Reshafim, Israel
End of Ulpan at Sdot Yam
Moshav Kfar Hayyim, Israel