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Mike Huckabee
Guest Speaker
Former Governor of Arkansas & Executive
Fox Television Host of the Huckabee Show
Former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee is the host of the number one rated weekend hit “HUCKABEE”on the Fox News Channel, and is heard three times daily across the nation on the “Huckabee Report”syndicated by the Citadel Media Network, it has been the fastest growing new program on the Citadel Media Network in recent years.
He is the author of 7 books, the most recent being “A Simple Christmas,” which appeared regularly on the New York Times Bestseller list for weeks when it was released. This is his second book on the New York Times Bestseller List joining “Do the Right Thing”which was released in 2008.
From 1996-2007, Huckabee served as the 44th Governor of Arkansas and was recognized nationally for his leadership, having been honored by several renowned publications and organizations for his numerous accomplishments. In 2005, Time Magazine named him one of the five best governors in America.
A significant part of his early adult life was spent as a pastor and denominational leader. He became the youngest president ever of the Arkansas Southern Baptist State Convention, the largest denomination in Arkansas. Huckabee led rapidly growing congregations in Pine Bluff and Texarkana. He said those experiences gave him a deep sense of the problems faced by individuals and families.
The former governor and his wife, Janet, live in Florida. They have three grown children: John Mark, David and Sarah.
Former governor Huckabee has been outspoken in his support for Israel’s rights to sovereignty over the disputed territories of Judea and Samaria, where Bet El is located. He has visited Israel over 20 times and most recently toured with Dr. Joe Frager Jewish sites in the eastern neighborhoods of Jerusalem and throughout Judea and Samaria.
Governor Huckabee looks forward to the Israel Experience 2015 when he will once again return to Israel on a 10 day mission this February.
American Friends of Bet El Yeshiva Center is honored to have former Governor Huckabee as our guest speaker this evening.
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