Christians Joining Israel Defense Forces At Record Rates; Military Training Includes Visits To Jerusalem

By Sarah Berger, International Business Times— The number of young Israeli Christians enlisted in the Israel Defense Forces is expected to set a new record next year, jns.org, a nonprofit wire service that covers Jewish and Israel news, reported Thursday. Last year, Christian enlistment in the Israel Defense Forces rose to more than 100 soldiers due…

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Spot Report: “How Believers are to respond to the Iran nuclear deal”

Think on this: “I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people— for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness.” (I Timothy 2:1-2) Pray like this: Father, we pray and beseech you to move, by…

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Chuck Schumer Opposes Iran Nuclear Deal, Shaking Democratic Firewall

By Jennifer Steinhauer and Jonathan Weisman, NYTimes— Senator Chuck Schumer, the most influential Jewish voice in Congress, said Thursday night that he would oppose President Obama’s deal to limit Iran’s nuclear program. “Advocates on both sides have strong cases for their point of view that cannot simply be dismissed,” Mr. Schumer, Democrat of New York,…

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Why Is the World Turning a Blind Eye to the ‘Eradication’ of Christians in the Middle East?

By Samuel Smith, Christian Post— Christianity is being “wiped out” of its region of birth, said Cato Institute foreign policy expert Doug Bandow Tuesday during a Family Research Council discussion on the increase in Christian persecution in the Middle East and Africa, and he offered reasons why the international community has done little to save those…

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Despite Obama’s efforts, Jewish group rejects Iran deal

By Elad Benari, Israel National News— Despite President Barack Obama’s efforts to assure American Jews about the Iran deal, one of the largest and most influential Jewish organizations in the United States announced Wednesday that it opposes the agreement. American Jewish Committee (AJC) Executive Director David Harris said in a statement that his organization had…

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As I see it: The West’s deadly culture of unreason

By Melanie Phillips— The Western World is facing an unprecedented threat from a global eclipse of reason. Deranged falsehoods about Jews and Israel pour out of the Arab and Muslim world. Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ali Khamenei, asserts that the Jews are a “cancerous tumor.” Sunnis tell each other that the Jews are a global conspiracy…

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Sharansky on why the chosen people are choosing aliyah

By Cnaan Liphshiz, Times of Israel— In their central Jerusalem apartment, Natan and Avital Sharansky can hear their new upstairs neighbors chatting in French on their patio. The young family moved into the penthouse earlier this month, shortly after immigrating to Israel with the help of the Jewish Agency for Israel — the semi-official organization…

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Netanyahu to address US Jews on Iran deal

By Shlomo Cesana, Israel Hayom— Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. President Barack Obama are continuing their head-to-head battle to sway American public opinion on the Iran nuclear deal. In a live webcast on Tuesday, Netanyahu will make his case against the deal. The webcast will begin with prepared remarks by Netanyahu, followed by a…

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Armageddon – Painting a Picture of Hope for the Future

By Charles Gardner, Israel Today— Armageddon, biblical scene of the world’s last great battle that will usher in the return of Jesus Christ, is no fictional location. It is a real place at Megiddo in northern Israel that has witnessed conflicts going back several millennia, but which has also inspired a series of priceless paintings.…

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Obama warns Putin “Israel is next” after historic Iran nuke agreement

By EU Times-— A stunning report circulating in the Kremlin today prepared by the Ministry of Defense (MoD) states that President Barack Obama’s “unexpected” telephone call to President Putin yesterday not only thanked the Federation’s leader for the nations help in reaching a Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) agreement with Iran, but…

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Jewish Foundations That Fund Boycotts of Israel

By Ronn Torossian, Israel National News— As CEO of one of the largest independently owned American public relations firms, it was interesting to find this week that The Jewish Communal Fund (JCF) is seeking a “Public Relations and Marketing Associate”, who can “write blog posts”, and “identify articles and blog posts that are relevant to…

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