TV7 Israel is an official news gathering and production entity, with a bureau situated in Jerusalem. TV7 Israel is recognized as an official news provider by the Israeli Government Press Office (GPO), and an Active Member of the international Foreign Press Association (FPA). Under the guidance of Mr. Jonathan Hessen, who acts as the Editor in Chief and Lead-Anchor of TV7 Israel News and Jerusalem Studio, TV7 Israel seeks to provide its viewers with accurate information on the situation in Israel and the challenges it faces. As a Christian broadcast, TV7 Israel seeks to encourage its audiences to Pray for the Peace of Jerusalem (Psalm 122) and deepen their knowledge pertaining to current affairs.

Background Information

TV7 Israel  is the Jerusalem branch of Heaven TV7, a Finnish based Christian Television Network. It broadcasts on the regular cable networks in Finland and Estonia, on IP TV in Sweden and Russia and provides several Christian Networks in the United States with daily productions. In addition, TV7 Israel has also an active presence on social media, including: YouTubeFacebookInstagram and Twitter, reaching millions of potential households around the world.


TV7 Israel News: A Daily news segment (10 minutes long) that focuses on policy changing affairs from around the world in general, and the Middle East in particular, which have direct or indirect implications on the peace of Jerusalem, Israel. (since 2009)

Jerusalem Studio: A bi-weekly News Talk Show, which hosts top experts from their respective fields of research, including representatives from: government, intelligence agencies and academia. The program seeks to provide its viewers with an overall understanding of unfolding global events that pose challenges to Israel’s security as well as the Middle East’s stability. (since 2011)

Pray for Jerusalem: A  Daily news segment (60 seconds) that seeks to provide our viewers in the United States with the top three headlines of each day, during which TV7 Israel challenges its viewers to pray for the peace of Jerusalem.


Mr. Jonathan Hessen, TV7 Israel Chief Executive Officer and Editor in Chief (TFTN President)
Mr. Yair Pinto, TV7 Israel Office Manager and Co-Anchor (TFTN Vice President)
Mr. Sergei Tkachuk, TV7 Israel News Director and Video Editor
Mr. Chen Kalifa, TV7 Israel, Jerusalem Studio Director and Video Editor
Miss Monika Jaaguri, TV7 Israel, News Content Editor and Translator
Mrs. Ma’ayan Hessen, TV7 Israel, Jerusalem Studio Producer and News Content Editor (TFTN Secretary of the Board)

Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: May those who love you be secure. May there be peace within your walls and security within your citadels.” (Psalm 122: 6-7)

שַׁ֭אֲלוּ שְׁל֣וֹם יְרוּשָׁלִָ֑ם יִ֝שְׁלָ֗יוּ אֹהֲבָֽיִךְ:  יְהִֽי-שָׁל֥וֹם בְּחֵילֵ֑ךְ שַׁ֝לְוָ֗ה בְּאַרְמְנוֹתָֽיִךְ” (תהילים קכב, ז-ח)


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