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Next to the U. S. elections, the top story the last year (2000) in the American media has been the ongoing saga of the so-called “peace process” between Israel and the Arabs, popularly known as “Palestinians.” This, of course, is not surprising to those of us who take a literal view of Bible prophecy, since Israel is at the center of imminent future events. However, I am constantly annoyed by the steady stream of myths and propaganda that streams from the global media, often misinforming the world about the modern land of Israel. This month I want to demythologize a number of popular notions about the Land of Israel, so that prophecy-loving believers may not be taken in by what they hear and see in today’s media.