Lela-GilbertLela Gilbert is a prolific and award-winning writer who has authored or co-authored more than sixty books. She is a Christian and has resided in Israel since 2006.

She wrote the critically acclaimed Saturday People, Sunday People: Israel through the Eyes of a Christian Sojourner (Encounter Books, 2012) which, although authored by a Christian, was listed as one of the 20 best non-fiction Jewish books of 2012 by J.G. Myers in Jewish Ideas Daily.

Gilbert also co-authored Persecuted: The Global Assault on Christians with Nina Shea and Paul Marshall (Thomas Nelson, 2013).

Her most recently published work is the novel Angel’s Flight, Part I of The Levine Affair trilogy.

Lela Gilbert is the Distinguished Fellow in American-Israeli Journalism at Hillsdale College, and a Fellow at Hudson Institute, working with both the Center for Religious Freedom and the Center for Islam, Democracy and the Future of the Muslim World. She writes about the common ground between Jews and Christians, the expulsion of Jews from Muslim lands in the mid-20th Century, the ever-increasing global persecution of Christians, and the ongoing European and Muslim efforts to de-Judaize and delegitimize Israel.

Lela is a public speaker and is frequently interviewed on television and radio. She is also active on Facebook, Twitter and Linked-In.

Saturday People,
Sunday People

"…a new, mesmerizing book by Lela Gilbert..."
Washington Post
“Lela Gilbert presents a compelling case of the shared threat and common enemy facing both Jews and Christians today, radical Islam..."
Chris Mitchell - CBN News
"...I've read many books by Christians about Israel. I'd say this is easily the best so far."
David Aikman, former Time Magazine Jerusalem bureau chief.

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The Levine Affair:

Horrifying news reports from Nigeria about Boko Haram's slaughter of Christian villagers have stunned the world. A barbaric gang of thugs has kidnapped hundreds of schoolgirls. They have slaughtered young boys and men and have burned countless worshippers alive in their churches. They've raped and forcibly married Christian women to Muslim men.

And now....

  • An American missionary is kidnapped in by Boko Haram
  • A young Nigerian mother is sentenced to death by stoning
  • A Texas oilman has disappeared in Nigeria's oil-rich delta.

No government in the world will touch these politically charged cases.

Only an Israeli billionaire's private commando unit offers hope for them, and for two desperate Americans who are in grave danger.

Can David Levine's courageous warriors save them all?

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