We read God’s promises to Israel in the Old Testament, where it is referred to as “the apple of His eye, but is God done with Israel since they rejected their Messiah? Are we, as Christians, supposed to stand for the nation of Israel today? Has the Church now replaced Israel, so that God’s promises and covenants given in the OT no longer apply to Israel? What is Israel’s global importance? Is global anti-Semitism on the rise? What will be Israel's ultimate future?