Top Khamenei Advisor: We Have Divine Permission to Destroy Israel

By: DAVID DAOUD, The Algemeiner— An official close to Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei asserted that his government has a godly ordained right to annihilate Israel, Al Arabiya reported on Tuesday. The “government of the Islamic Republic of Iran has divine permission to destroy Israel,” said Mojtaba Zolnour, a Khamenei representative in the elite Revolutionary…

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Bringing peace one piece at a time

By: DOUG LAMBORN, JPOST— A new Israeli coalition and government is taking form. Warnings have surfaced regarding the right-leaning government and its ability to cooperate with the Obama administration. The chief worry on the mind of the White House is the hawkish character of this Israeli government that, in their mind, may hinder any efforts…

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Vatican to Recognize Palestinian State in New Treaty

By: JODI RUDORIN and DIAA HADIN, NY Times— JERUSALEM — The Vatican announced Wednesday that it would soon sign a treaty that includes recognition of the “state of Palestine,” lending significant symbolic weight to an intensifying Palestinian push for international support for sovereignty that bypasses the paralyzed negotiations with Israel. Palestinian leaders celebrated the Holy…

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U.S. STATE DEPT. INVITES MUSLIM LEADERS, DENIES CHRISTIANS

By: RAYMOND IBRAHIM, Unity Coalition for Israel— Late on the evening of May 8, Newsmax TV announced that pressure from Americans acquainted with Sister Diana Momeka’s visa rejection has just caused the State Department to reverse its decision and permit her entry into the United States. Until then, however, she and others were barred. After…

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The 21st century case for Christian Zionism

By: FOX NEWS— It’s time for a new form of Christian Zionism based not on hypothetical End Times scenarios but firmly rooted in the best intellectual traditions of ecumenical Christianity. Why now? As Iran’s apocalyptic regime of mullahs strives for nuclear weapons, as the Middle East is engulfed in strife, and as Christians in the…

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Debunking the claim that “Palestinians” are the indigenous people of Israel

By: DANIEL GRYNGLAS, JPOST— The wars between Israel and its Arab neighbors were fought for many years on the battlefield between armies. In recent decades the arena of conflict has shifted from hand-to-hand combat to a war of narratives. Everybody agrees that the current affluence of Israel, its modern infrastructure and economy were developed by…

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Draft International Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Anti-Semitism

By: AMB. ALAN BAKER, JCPA— Introduction and Initial Action Plan Clearly, and sadly, the issue of anti-Semitism has always been and remains a major recurring aspect in the international arena and narrative. While the phenomenon is universally researched, addressed, and condemned by international and regional organizations, various NGOs, Jewish community bodies throughout the world, and…

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New Birthright-Inspired Program Set to Bring Young Christians to Israel

By: JNS, Breaking Israel News— The Covenant Journey, a new initiative inspired by the popular Taglit-Birthright Israel program, is set to bring young Christians to Israel this summer in order to strengthen their faith and encourage them to become goodwill ambassadors for Israel. “There’s one thing better than standing with Israel, and that’s standing in…

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Anti-Semitism Goes to School Anti-Semitism on American college campuses is rising—and worsening. Where does it come from, and can it be stopped?

By: RUTH WISSE, Mosaic Magazine— “I never dreamed that it could come to this!” In February, a Jewish college student was hospitalized after being punched in the face at a pro-Palestinian demonstration on a campus in upstate New York. His family has insisted on maintaining the boy’s privacy, but other such incidents, some caught on…

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