In first, prime minister vows to deduct PA’s terrorist payments

By Ariel Kahana, Israel Hayom— Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday vowed for the first time to enact the “terrorist salaries law” – and even outlined a timetable for its implementation. The legislation allows the government to deduct the amount the Palestinian Authority pays to terrorists and their families from the taxes Israel collects on…

Details

The Progressive Assault on Israel

By Bret Stephens, NY Times— It happened again last month in Detroit. Pro-Palestinian demonstrators seized the stage of the National L.G.B.T.Q. Task Force’s marquee conference, “Creating Change” and demanded a boycott of Israel. “From the river to the sea, Palestine will be free,” they chanted — the tediously malign, thinly veiled call to end Israel as…

Details

Suicidal Jews

By Joan Swirsky— When individuals kill themselves, we look for answers in their DNA, their environments, their personal reactions to feelings of impotent rage, rejection, disappointment, heartbreak. But how to explain group suicide? Wikipedia lists numerous cases, starting in 206 B.C., and these relatively recent cases: In 1943, in the final phase of the Warsaw…

Details

General James M. Hutchens Military Chaplain Scholarship at Beeson Divinity School

Dr. and Mrs. Alton W. Baker are honored to announce the introduction of the General James M. Hutchens Military Chaplain Scholarship at the Beeson Divinity School of Samford University, in Birmingham, Alabama. For the last two centuries, military chaplains have been an inextricable and vital component of the United States Armed Forces since being instituted…

Details

Trump’s New AntiSemitism Envoy Makes Inaugural Trip Abroad

By Michael Wilner, Jpost— The Trump administration’s newly-appointed special envoy to monitor and combat antisemitism will take his first official trip to Slovakia and Belgium this week. On visits to Slovakia and Belgium, Elan Carr will attend conferences on combating antisemitism in the OSCE region and in the European Union in Bratislava and Brussels, respectively,…

Details

Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, founder of Fellowship of Christians and Jews, dies at 67

By Times of Israel—- Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, founder and president of the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews, passed away suddenly Wednesday afternoon at the age of 67. The American-Israeli rabbi died from sudden heart failure and his funeral will be held in Jerusalem on Thursday. Eckstein was an author, philanthropist and activist who served…

Details

Israeli Report Shows Vast Ties Between Terror and BDS Organizations

By JNS— A new report by Israel’s Ministry for Strategic Affairs examined 13 international BDS organizations and discovered that senior positions were held by 30 terrorism activists — 20 of whom who had actually spent time in prison for their crimes, including murder. Conducted by the research division at the behest of Minister Gilad Erdan, the report “Terrorists…

Details

In West Bank, Ya’alon plugs ‘right to settle every part of the Land of Israel’

By Raoul Wootliff, Times of Israel— Days after joining political forces with Israel Resilience chair Benny Gantz, former defense minister Moshe Ya’alon outlined on Sunday his ideological opposition to a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict, praising the settlement project in the West Bank and saying that the Jewish state “has a right to every…

Details

The Progressive Left’s intolerance towards Christianity

By Alan Bergstein, Israel National News— Jews have long suffered from the bigotry of the Democrat Party going way back to the WWII Roosevelt years when he coldly ignored the plight of millions of European Jews. And then most of us voted overwhelmingly for Obama knowing full well from his close relationships to Rev. Wright,…

Details

Truth Report: “Who gets the promises of God?”

Think on this: “If you belong to Christ, you are Abraham’s seed and heirs according to the promise.” (Galatians 3:29) Pray like this: Father, grant by your Holy Spirit that all who read this “May confess with their mouth that Jesus is Yahweh, and believe in their heart that Yahweh raised him from the dead – and be saved.” (Romans…

Details

Video: I Believe, But I didn’t Convert

By Ron Cantor, Messiah’s Mandate— The word ‘convert‘ in modern vernacular means to leave one’s religion for another. So when Jewish people hear you speak of converting from Judaism to Christianity, they hear you asking them to betray their heritage, religion and people. However the New Covenant writers and evangelists NEVER asked Jewish people to…

Details

US Democrats Try to Retain Pro-Israel Credentials, But Is It Already Too Late?

By Ryan Jones, Israel Today— American support for Israel used to very much be a bipartisan issue. Both Republicans and Democrats could credibly point to genuine concern for and backing of the Jewish state. But in recent decades, the Democrats’ pro-Israel credentials have been called into question, especially with Israel itself routinely criticizing former-US President…

Details