‘This isn’t how you treat friends, it’s how you spy against enemies’

By Ronen Bergman— BERLIN – We met on Wednesday in a cafe in Berlin, near the Brandenburg Gate, where preparations were underway for the fireworks display on New Year’s Eve. I can’t reveal his real name, so in this story I will call him “Robert.” He’s a former senior official in the American intelligence community,…

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Journalist Who Spent 10 Days With ISIS Says There’s Only 1 Army the Jihadis Fear

By Samuel Smith, Christian Post— Although the Islamic State has its eyes set on becoming a global caliphate that spreads into Europe, a journalist who spent 10 days with the terrorists says there’s just one country the militants are afraid of — Israel. German reporter Jürgen Todenhӧfer, a former member of the German parliament who…

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Bill Calling for Non-Muslim Prayer on the Temple Mount Brings Prophetic Vision One Step Closer

By Rivkah Lambert Adler, Breaking Israel News— The Third Holy Temple is at the core of the Jewish view of the End of Days. A new bill was recently proposed by member of Knesset Bezalal Smotrich that, if passed, would allow Jews and Christians to pray on the Temple Mount. This would bring Israel and the…

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The Real Threat to Palestinian Christians: Radical Islam

By Unity Coalition for Israel— The Christians in the West Bank and Gaza Strip are no different from their brothers in Iraq, Syria, Egypt and Libya, who face a ruthless campaign of ethnic cleansing at the hands Islamist groups. Yet Palestinian Authority (PA) leaders want the world to blame only Israel for the predicament of…

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Video: PM Netanyahu: Israel condemns terror, Palestinian Authority praises it

By Herb Keinon , JPOST— PM Netanyahu: Israel condemns terror, Palestinian Authority praises it Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu used the opening of Sunday’s weekly cabinet meeting to again condemn acts of Jewish terrorism, but stressed that just as the scope of Jewish terrorism can in no way be compared to the much greater Palestinian terrorism,…

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Minister eyes 50,000 immigrants per year as 2015 numbers soar

By Stuart Winer, Times of Israel— Some 30,000 new immigrants arrived in Israel during 2015, the highest number to be absorbed by the country in over a decade, according to new figures released jointly by the Ministry of Aliyah and Immigrant Absorption and the Jewish Agency for Israel. Minister Ze’ev Elkin on Tuesday urged even…

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Zionism, Christian history, and the Pope

By Kevin Madigan, Boston Globe— POPE FRANCIS RECENTLY declared that attacks not just on Jews but on the State of Israel are equally anti-Semitic. In a late-October address to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Nostra Aetate, the Vatican II decree that transformed relations between Jews and Catholics, the pontiff concluded: “The State of Israel has…

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ISIS leader Baghdadi to Jews: Palestine will be your graveyard

By REUTERS, YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA, JPOST— The Islamic State released a taped message on Saturday with a purported speech by it’s leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in which he threatened the Jewish State. “We are getting closer to you day by day,” said the message. “Do not think that we have forgotten about you.” “God…

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Op-Ed: For many, salvation is not of the Jews but of the Palestinians

By Richard Mather, Israel National News— For Christians, Muslims, atheists and even Jews, Palestinianism offers a new kind of replacement theology in which Palestine is the True Israel and Israelis are cast out of the family of nations because of their stubborn loyalty to the land. Replacement theology or supersessionism is the teaching that the…

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In Reaching Out to Jews, The Vatican Forgets Who Jesus Is

By Michael Brown, Christian Post— An important new statement from the Vatican on the relationship between the Catholic Church, the Jewish people, and Jesus Christ makes many praiseworthy points. At the same time, it misunderstands Jesus’ own mission to His Jewish people, thereby undermining fundamental tenets of the New Testament along with the very nature…

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