Spot Report: “Why I’m a happy Hoosier”

Think on this: “Everyone must submit himself to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established. The authorities that exist have been established by God.” Therefore. “…pray for kings and those in authority.” (Romans 13:1; I Timothy 2:1-2) Pray like this: Holy Father, be pleased to give us leaders…

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Israel Passes Law to Protect Christians in IDF

By David Lazarus, Israel Today-— The Knesset passed a bill this week designed to protect Arab Christians who enlist in the Israeli army. The law, which includes an extended prison sentence for anyone who tries to dissuade a Christian Arab from serving in the IDF, became necessary in the face of stiff opposition and violent attacks…

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Israel to EU: Voting to recognize Temple Mount as solely Muslim site akin to ignoring Jesus

By TOVAH LAZAROFF, JPOST— Israel warned the European Union on Thursday night that supporting a UNESCO resolution which views the Temple Mount as a solely Muslim site is akin to ignoring Europe’s Christian roots. “If the Europeans have a hand in a UNESCO decision that rejects or does not deal with the Jewish people’s relationship…

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Messianic Organization Awarded in Israeli Knesset

By David Lazarus, Israel Today— Be’ad Chaim, a Messianic pro-life and women’s health organization has received an award from the Israeli government for their “significant contribution to the protection of mothers and children.” What began as a small Messianic prayer group, has blossomed into a nationally recognized women’s health organization. It began back in the 1980’s,…

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Former Israeli Ambassador: Europe’s ‘Obsession’ With Jews Should Serve as Warning to America

By Lea Speyer, The Algemeiner— Europe’s “obsession” with Jews should serve as a warning to America as it grapples with how to support Israel, a former Israeli ambassador to the US wrote on Thursday. In an op-ed published by Newsweek, Michael Oren — a member of Knesset for the centrist Kulanu Party and chairman of…

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GOP Under Trump More Pro-Israel Than Ever?

By Israel Today staff, Israel Today— US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Wednesday declared on Twitter that the party’s platform is now more pro-Israel than it has ever been. Indeed, the Republican Party’s Platform Committee did make surprising policy changes that no previous candidate would or could have represented. The new platform erases all…

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Obama admin. sent taxpayer money to campaign to oust Netanyahu

By Stephen Dinan, The Washington Times— The State Department paid hundreds of thousands of dollars in taxpayers grants to an Israeli group that used the money to build a campaign to oust Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in last year’s Israeli parliamentary elections, a congressional investigation concluded Tuesday. Some $350,000 was sent to OneVoice, ostensibly to…

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“UNDIVIDED JERUSALEM”: GOP PLATFORM REWORDED TO BE UNASHAMEDLY PRO-ISRAEL

Sean Savage, Breaking Christian News— (Israel) — The Republican Party has reportedly reinstated language endorsing an “undivided” Jerusalem into the party’s platform ahead of its national convention in Cleveland later this month. According to CNN, which cited a first draft of the party platform that it obtained, the Republicans would reinstate a reference to an…

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Shared values shape relations

By Yoram Ettinger— Long-term trends in U.S.-Israel relations do not hinge solely, or even mostly, on U.S. presidents. This has been documented since Israel’s establishment in 1948, and especially since the early 1980s, when, despite systematic presidential pressures on Israel, bilateral cooperation in the fields of industry, commerce, science, technology, agriculture, homeland security and defense…

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Netanyahu to Christian Zionists: We have no better friends

By Veronica Neffinger, Christian Headlines.com— Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu recently traveled to Africa where he met with Christian Zionists. CBN News reports that Netanyahu met with the pro-Israel African Christians in Nairobi, Kenya, and offered them a warm welcome from Israel. “Those of you who have come, come again. Those of you who haven’t…

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