Mr. Michael Ganoe
What is the main focus of your activities today?
Telling the Truth about the Jewish State – Supporting the soldiers that defend it!
How long have you been doing that?
What are some of the successful related programs or projects that you have done this year and in past years?
Chocolates for Heroes is a program that was started 8 years ago. People from around the world send notes of love, prayers, and support to the Israeli soldiers and we put those notes on Hershey’s chocolate bars.
Every chocolate bar has the donor’s picture, note, and where they are from.
We have been invited to bases, military training graduations, and as I travel the country to do interviews I keep them with me to speak a word of encouragement and give Chocolates for Heroes to the soldiers. in 8 years we have handed the soldiers over 50,000 Chocolates for Heroes.
How did you get to where you are today?
Prayers, perseverance, an amazing support group of Israeli friends that I call my family, hard work, and being blessed.
In the 8 years of journalism work, I have never made a profit, or asked for donations, except for Chocolates for Heroes and to raise small funds for specific equipment. God has truly blessed all of my labors, for example, Insight to Israel is the only media outlet in Israel to sue Al-Jazeera in the Israeli courts for FAKE NEWS and win. The profit I gained from the lawsuit has helped to further the work.
Arriving in Israel for the first time in 2012 I did not know anyone, the country, or language. I started out cleaning apartments for 50 shekels an hour. After 2 years I started playing an extra on movie sets. Since 2014 I have acted in over 400 tv shows, movies, and commercials as an extra, supporting actor, and lead role. I have also gained experience in scriptwriting and preproduction.
This opportunity to support my personal and profession as a journalist has allowed me the unique opportunity to be the only journalist in Israel to show the quantity and quality of production done in Israel.
In September 2016 I was the only non-Jewish Journalist that traveled to the Northern mountains of Italy to show that Israel was the FIRST country to help the Italians after the devastating earthquake. Isra-Aid did such an amazing job in providing for the people that survived one of Italy’s earthquake in 100 years.
I have been blessed and so inspired by the building of a Jewish State with world opposition that some of Insight to Israel’s videos have over 4 million views.
Overall, its been an honor and privilege to serve the people of the Jewish State and live in the land.
What is your “testimony”?
It’s been such a unique blessing and opportunity to REINVENT my life in 8 years. Coming to Israel with $600 and a one way ticket I relized that there are no barriers, but only challenges. Having no background in journalism or acting I have been blessed to understand clearly what the Jewish people have been through and the uniquness of Gods hand, for good and bad, upon your lives. The Jewish people have done 2 things very well – Survived and Thrived. I have seen the mircale not only in Israel, but born in my own life because of Israel. If a Goy can do it then ANY JEW CAN. This is why I am a big promoter of Aliyah.
What do you think God is doing with regard to Jewish-Christian relations?
The Jewish people are the most discriminated and oppressed people in the history of mankind, Christians (Protestants) being 2nd. Even today Christians are being cleansed from the Middle East and North Africa and the world says nothing. This same event took place previously in 1948 in the same region as Jews were forceably expelled from muslim lands.
Even more so in the West as anti-Semitism is rising in Western Euorpe and the U.S. so is the pressure of capulation from Chrisitan Biblical prinicples. In turn Christians that strongly, clearly, principly understand why we must support, Jews, and even more so Israeli Jews, there is more and more persecution via the media and governments to withdraw that strong support.
We all work together for FREEDOM and Christians clearly understand that all of the world is Gods creation, but Israel is Gods land: Carved out by the feet of Abraham, Conquered by the armies of Joshua, Ruled and reigned by a King named David, and rebirthed by Biblical prophecy in Isaiah.