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FRC President Tony Perkins: 'America's Future is Intertwined with Israel's'

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JERUSALEM, Israel – During a time when Israel is trying to conduct a war against Hamas after the worst attack on Jews since the Holocaust, Family Research Council President Tony Perkins came to demonstrate Christian support for the Jewish state. 

Perkins spoke with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during an extended meeting; and even had the opportunity to pray with him.

He sat down with CBN News to discuss his assessment of the situation in Israel, the rise in anti-Israel and pro-Hamas sentiment among the younger generation in America, including Christians, and the importance of standing both physically and spiritually with Israel, because of his belief that the two nations' futures are intertwined.

To watch the interview, click on the video above.

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As a freelance reporter for CBN's Jerusalem bureau and during 27 years as senior correspondent in CBN's Washington bureau, Paul Strand has covered a variety of political and social issues, with an emphasis on defense, justice, government, and God’s providential involvement in our world. Strand began his tenure at CBN News in 1985 as an evening assignment editor in Washington, D.C. After a year, he worked with CBN Radio News for three years, returning to the television newsroom to accept a position as a senior editor in 1990. Strand moved back to the nation's capital in 1995 and then to