The Hanukkah Menorah: The mystery and the messiah

By Aimee Herd/Asher Intrater, Ron Cantor, Breaking Christian News— “It is interesting that in Jewish tradition, it is that one special candle, the shamash, that leaves His special position above the other candles to come down and give light to the other unlit ones. Shamash means ‘servant.’ Once the shamash has brought light to the other…

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The First Step Towards Building the Third Temple: A Synagogue on the Temple Mount

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz Yaakov Hayman, the head of Yishai, an NGO dedicated to reinstating Jewish prayer on the Temple Mount, is preparing to submit a survey map to the Israeli government to build four synagogues, one in each corner of the Temple Mount compound, a critical turning point steering Israel in the right direction…

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Trump Tightens Jewish Relations Ahead of January Inauguration

By Elizabeth Kratz/JNS.org President-elect Donald Trump, who frequently takes pride in his track record as a negotiator, this week named one of his campaign advisers on issues related to Israel as the incoming administration’s special representative for international negotiations. Real estate transactions lawyer Jason Dov Greenblatt, who alongside U.S. ambassador to Israel appointee David Friedman…

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Bennett tells Kerry: Pick up your Bible and Read it

By Arutz Sheva— Education Minister and Jewish Home Party head Naftali Bennett responded Wednesday to Secretary of State Kerry’s call for a “viable two state solution.” Bennett said that “Kerry quoted me three times anonymously in his speech in order to demonstrate that we oppose a Palestinian state.” “So let me state it explicitly:” “Yes.…

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Finally, a breath of fresh air for Israel

By Earl Cox, JPost— Donald Trump’s nomination of David Friedman as his new U.S. ambassador to Israel is encouraging for Israel and all who support her. It’s about time a U.S. ambassador is appointed who understands Israel’s history, security needs, the hostility surrounding her, and her international legal rights as a sovereign nation. Whether or…

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The UN Declares War on Judeo-Christian Civilization

By Giulio Meotti, Gatestone— 2016 has been a sumptuous year for the anti-Semites at the United Nations. The UN Security Council just targeted the only democracy in the Middle East: the State of Israel. The outgoing Obama Administration reportedly orchestrated what even Haaretz called a “hit and run” campaign in UN to denigrate the Jewish…

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Palestinians: The Nightmare of Christians

By Khaled Abu Toameh, Gatestone Institute— Without question, Samir Qumsieh is one of the most courageous Christian leaders in the Middle East. Qumsieh is one of the few willing to risk his life to speak out against Muslim persecution of Christians in the Palestinian territories and the Middle East, generally. For the past four decades, Samir…

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Transcript claims to show US worked with Palestinians on UN resolution

By Times of Israel— An Egyptian paper published what it claims are the transcripts of meetings between top US and Palestinian officials that, if true, would corroborate Israeli accusations that the Obama administration was behind last week’s UN Security Council resolution condemning Israeli settlements. At the same time, a report in an Israeli daily Tuesday…

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Calling it like it is

By Stan Goodenough, Jerusalem Watchman— Yes, stand and applaud, damnable delegates to the Security Council who last night achieved your long-held goal of prohibiting Israel from building homes for Jews in the Jews’ own land. Soon you’ll be laughed to scorn. Congratulate yourselves, wretched representatives of the governments of New Zealand, Spain, France, the United Kingdom…

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Obama Has Shown His True Face to Israel

By Israel Today— With less than a month left in office, US President Barack Obama finally showed his true face toward Israel by refusing to veto an anti-Israel resolution at the UN Security Council. That was how a senior Israeli government official described Obama’s stunning departure from US policy. The resolution passed by a vote…

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Insight for Intercessors

From Our Anonymous Intercessor from Israel— With less than 24 hours before Hanukah is to begin, and after Shabbat had already begun in Israel, a wicked resolution was suddenly passed today against Israel in the United Nations. It has been 36 years since a United Nations resolution, formulated against Israeli settlements in the contested territory, was…

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Obama gives parting middle finger to Israel with anti-settlement resolution

By Aaron Klein, Breitbart— President Barack Obama set the tone for his future attitude toward Israel during his infamous June 4, 2009, speech at Cairo University, where he claimed the Palestinians suffer “daily humiliations — large and small — that come with occupation,” and referred to Palestinian terrorism as “resistance through violence and killing.” Obama…

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