As Christians turn their hearts toward Bethlehem this advent season, U.S. President Donald Trump is looking 6 miles down the road toward Jerusalem. Hot Chocolate and Current Events is our weekly effort to help homeschool families connect over the important issues of the day. Talking about these issues helps families give their kids a solid foundation and firm belief system.
This week, President Trump decided to move the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. This was a momentous decision. Why was this embassy move so important, and was it the right thing to do?
This topic is a complex one, though it is one worth studying.
1) Read this article from the CBC News (Canada). It provides a good background on the issues involved.
2) Kick back with a cup of cocoa and watch Donald Trump’s brief address on the embassy move.
Tel Aviv, Israel