The perplexing Middle East labyrinth vs. Western policy

By Ambassador (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, “Second Thought: a US-Israel initiative”   1. In the pursuit of peace, alliances and interests, western policy-makers tend to sacrifice perplexing Middle East reality on the altar of oversimplification and wishful-thinking, which has fueled regional fires. 2. According to the Lebanese-born Prof. Fouad Ajami, former Director of Middle East Studies…

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Christ at the checkpoint still demonizing Israel

By Susan Warner, Frontpagemag— Two years ago, in a news briefing, the International Christian Embassy Jerusalem (ICEJ) was among the first to sound the alarm that Evangelical Christians had launched an organized effort to abandon their long-held Biblical commitment to Israel: “Just when the annual ‘Israel Apartheid Week’ campaign will be hitting college campuses across…

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The legality of Israeli sovereignty over Judea and Samaria according to International law

By Karen Stahl-Don, LLM, MA I. Introduction The purpose of this report is to explain that international law supports Israel’s claim to sovereignty over Judea and Samaria and to debunk the claim that Israel is illegally occupying that land. This report demonstrates that the international community’s pervasive belief that Israeli settlements are illegal under international…

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Why are these seders different from all other seders? Because Jesus serves as paschal lamb

BY RICH TENORIO, Times of Israel— While the majority of American Jews sit down to a seder this Passover as usual, they might not be aware that many Christians will hold seders of their own. Some of the latter will present both the traditional Jewish narrative and the importance of the holiday to Christianity. Others…

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Israel and Obama’s political war

By Caroline Glick, Jpost— Eli Lake from Bloomberg set off a firestorm in the US this week with his revelation on Monday that in the last six months of the Obama administration, Susan Rice, former president Barack Obama’s national security adviser, requested that the US intelligence community enable her to use foreign intelligence collection as…

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Syria – ancient promises, ancient curses

By Avner Boskey, Final Frontier Ministries— As the Passover season of deliverance approaches, the world focuses on the Middle East. Chemical warfare near Idlib targeted civilians, causing the gruesome death of nearly 100 (including lots of children) and the injury of more than 500. The cruelty and carnage shake the souls of all who see…

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