Historical Reflections

Reading Genesis From the Heavens

Reading Genesis From the Heavens

On December 21, 1968, NASA’s Apollo 8 was launched. Commander Frank Borman, Command Module Pilot James Lovell and Lunar Module Pilot William Anders became the first humans to see earth from space, the first humans to travel beyond low earth orbit and the first...
I Have A Dream – 54 Years Later

I Have A Dream – 54 Years Later

Fifty-four years ago, on August 28, 1963 an estimated 200,000+ people marched on Washington, D.C. in what was called the march on Washington for jobs and freedom. It was during this march that the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his now famous I Have a...
Billy Sunday and the Jew

Billy Sunday and the Jew

In 1917, a young Jewish man by name of Itamar Ben-Zion Ben Yehudah (or Ben Avi for short) came to America from what was then Palestine. His purpose was to secure an appointment to the League of Nations from the President of the United States in the hopes that this...

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