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Joel C. Rosenberg

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Joel C. Rosenberg is the founder of The Joshua Fund and the New York Times best-selling author of THE LAST JIHAD (2002), THE LAST DAYS (2003), THE EZEKIEL OPTION (2005), THE COPPER SCROLL (2006), EPICENTER (2006) and DEAD HEAT (2008) with more than 1.5 million copies in print. THE EZEKIEL OPTION was named by the ECPA as the Gold Medallion winner of the "Best Novel of 2006." Joel, an evangelical Christian whose mother is Gentile and whose father is from an Orthodox Jewish background, previously worked with several U.S. and Israeli leaders, including Steve Forbes, former Israeli Deputy


(Washington, D.C.) — Over the course of the last month, as I’ve been traveling across the country on The First Hostage book tour, people have been consistently asking me a series of excellent questions:

How do we defeat ISIS?
What should the Obama administration be doing that it isn’t?
If this administration can’t or won’t get the job done, what should the next President do?
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The Auschwitz Escape

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The Last Jihad (The Last Ji...

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Dead Heat (The Last Jihad, #5)

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The Ezekiel Option (The Las...

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The Twelfth Imam (The Twelf...

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The Tehran Initiative

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The Copper Scroll (The Last...

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The Last Days (The Last Jih...

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Damascus Countdown (The Twe...

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Epicenter: Why the Current ...

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The Last Jihad The Last Days The Ezekiel Option The Copper Scroll Dead Heat
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“The question shouldn't be "Why are you, a Christian, here in a death camp, condemned for trying to save Jews?' The real question is "Why aren't all the Christians here?”
Joel C. Rosenberg, The Auschwitz Escape

“What type of car do I get?" David asked.
"As we like to say in the Middle East," Zalinsky said, "We'll blow up that bridge when we get to it.”
Joel C. Rosenberg, The Twelfth Imam

“Religion was dangerous, anti-intellectual, a crutch for the masses, and a game for the foolish, the poor, and the hypocrites. (Jacques Miroux)”
Joel C. Rosenberg, The Tehran Initiative



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Dustin Hi, Joel!

I hope all's well with you and yours.:)

Thank you for accepting my friend request, I do appreciate it. I am currently reading The Last Jihad and enjoying it. I can't wait to see where it's going!

Have a wonderful day, enjoy the rest of your week!

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