Lela 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.