Bible's Bezalel lives again – in Israel

by Marisa Martin -- Before there was a nation called Israel, there was Bezalel. The mythical sounding but real man was called by God to work as artist and craftsman in the more…

Petty dictators collide over 'The Interview'

by Marisa Martin -- [caption id="attachment_1552075" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Kim Jong-un (left), Barack Obama (right)[/caption] When monumental egos collide, they make great news clips but can lead to madness and mayhem – even more…

Christians under ISIS' boot cry out

by Marisa Martin -- [caption id="attachment_1533145" align="aligncenter" width="600"] St. Mark's Church[/caption] JERUSALEM – At tiny St. Mark's Church in Jerusalem's Old City, priests chant in Syriac among smoking, golden censors. It is more…

Light of the Jews still defies today's tyrants

by Marisa Martin -- Hanukkah is a joyous time for Jews, commemorating a 2,300-year-old military victory and miraculous intervention in human affairs. It involves lighting menorah candles, gifts and fattening comfort foods more…

Artists wage war on Israeli walls

by Marisa Martin -- JERUSALEM – A quiet and generally unreported war is unfolding across the fabled stone walls of Jerusalem. It follows a clash of religion and cultures, literally outlining them more…

City of Mary Magdalene rises from the dust

by Marisa Martin -- [caption id="attachment_1475745" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Pilgrims on WND tour arrive at excavation of Magdala, Israel[/caption] It was dark in Magdala, Israel, a tiny town on the northwest coast of more…

'Super-Pope' becomes homosexuality hero

by Marisa Martin -- [caption id="attachment_1456225" align="aligncenter" width="600"] SuperPope grafitti originally near Vatican, by MauPal[/caption] Look up in the sky! A bird? A plane? No, it's the Super-Pope! Pope Francis is increasingly more…

Abortion 'science' hides Da Vinci's brilliance

by Marisa Martin -- [caption id="attachment_1389175" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Drawing by Leonardo Da Vinci (1510-1512) Royal Collection U.K.[/caption] All the world celebrates Leonardo Da Vinci and his joyous ingenuity – proto helicopters, solar more…

New York City museum hosts terrorist's art

by Marisa Martin -- Monday evening the golden-fingered and famous wined, dined and undoubtedly coveted India's crown jewels at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City – a fittingly glamorous more…