The Israeli government, led by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, today consists of political parties and Members of Knesset (MKs) who hold the belief that Israel is working towards the coming of the Messiah and the revival of the Kingdom of Israel.
They are called Religious Zionists, part of a growing stream of Judaism, who are committed to settling the whole Land of Israel, including Judea and Samaria, in preparation for the Messiah and the restoration of the His Kingdom in Israel.
If this sounds like the first Messianic Jewish disciples of Jesus who were concerned with the restoration of the Kingdom of Israel in Acts 1:6, it is.
Religious Zionists hold key positions in the government, and they aim to turn Israel back toward a more Torah-based society. Itamar Ben Gvir is Minister of National Security and Bezalel Smotrich is Minister of Finance and in charge of settlements in Judea and Samaria. Unlike most traditional Orthodox Jews, these Torah-based Zionists prioritize settling the whole...
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