Cruz: Sad We’ll Have an Embassy in Cuba Before Jerusalem

By Elad Benari, Arutz 7— Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz (R-TX) denounced President Barack Obama’s decision to open an embassy in Cuba before Washington has an embassy in Jerusalem. “How sad is it that under the Obama administration the United States is going to have an embassy in Havana before we have an embassy in…

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Leading Israeli Rabbi says the arrival of the Messiah is imminent

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz, Breaking Israel News— Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky, a leading authority in mainstream Ultra-Orthodox Judaism, has been giving clear and unequivocal messages recently that the coming of the Messiah is imminent. He is urging Jews to make Aliyah as soon as possible. Aliyah, the Hebrew verb for “going up”, refers to immigrating to…

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Netanyahu lauds biblical bond with America ahead of fourth of July

By United With Israel— Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, President Reuven Rivlin and other Israeli leaders participated in American Independence Day celebrations at US Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro’s residence in Herzliya on Wednesday, expressing congratulations and stressing the close and “unbreakable” bond between the two countries. (Photo via United With Israel) “This is a great…

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On Mount Zion, Jews and Christians unite

By Abra Forman, Breaking Israel News— Last Wednesday, Israel365’s Rabbi Tuly Weisz met with a group of American college students visiting Israel with the Christian organization Eagles’ Wings on Mt. Zion in Jerusalem. Eagles’ Wings is a pro-Israel Christian ministry which runs an educational program called the Israel Experience for Christian students interested in learning…

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Why the Jews support anti-Jewish social movements?

By Vladimir Minkov, JPost— That is true – many Jews are supporting various social movements, which are not only anti-Israel but anti-Jewish (in the true sense of Torah guidance) as well. Many Jews support same-sex marriage over children oriented family, supremacy of all-mighty human government over supremacy of the All Mighty, forced wealth redistribution over…

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Demonstration of True Reconciliation Between Jews, Arabs, Turks

By Charles Gardner, Jpost— The Middle East peace process has taken a new turn with the hosting in Manchester, England, of a conference aimed at building bridges between Arabs and Jews who have become followers of Jesus. Key figures behind the event, and the vision of the so-called ‘Isaiah 19 Highway’, are Robert Sakr and…

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Jews face a widening rift

By Douglas Bloomfield, Jpost— The growing rift between Israel and non-Orthodox American Jews widened last week when Religious Services Minister David Azoulay called Reform Judaism “a disaster for the people of Israel.” He’s not the first nor will he be the last to make such charges. He represents the Sephardi ultra-Orthodox Shas party, whose leaders…

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Reaching the tipping point for campus anti-Semitism

By Adam Milstein, Times of Israel— A wave of anti-Semitism is sweeping across American universities. During the 2014-2015 school year, resolutions calling for a boycott of the Jewish state were passed by 15 student governments — and considered by more than 15 others. At UCLA, the student government passed a boycott resolution against Israel by…

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Islamic State threatens to ‘uproot’ Israel, topple Hamas

By Times of Israel— The Islamic State terror group has threatened to “uproot the state of the Jews” and pursue “Hamas dictators” in Gaza. In a video published Tuesday, IS accused the Islamist Hamas of being soft in enforcing religious law in the Palestinian enclave it controls. “We will uproot the state of the Jews…

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Heeding his call, United Church of Christ divests from Israel

By LEA SPEYER, Breaking Israel News— Top officials of the United Church of Christ (UCC) voted on Tuesday to divest from companies that conduct business in Judea and Samaria. During the church’s annual meeting in Cleveland, the groups General Synod endorsed the move with a final vote of 508-124 with 38 abstentions. Unlike a similar…

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ISIS purportedly threatens to ‘slaughter’ Christian Arabs living in Jerusalem

By Daniel Eisenbud, JPost— Menacing Arabic flyers purportedly issued by an Islamic State branch in Jerusalem, threatened Christian Arabs over the weekend with slaughter unless they flee the capital by the end of Ramadan. While the authenticity of the leaflets, which bear the Islamic State insignia, cannot be verified, they called upon like-minded zealots to…

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Ukraine office to help prospective immigrants to Israel prove Jewishness

By Jewish Telegraphic Agency— Rabbis from Israel and Ukraine opened an office in eastern Ukraine that will help prospective immigrants to Israel prove they are Jewish. The office, which opened last week in Dnepropetrovsk, aims to facilitate the process for those seeking to immigrate to Israel under its Law of Return for Jews and their kin.…

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‘Christian Tidal Wave About to Crash on BDS’

By Arutz Sheva— The Christian Zionist NPO Proclaiming Justice to the Nations (PJTN) on Monday welcomed the adoption of anti-BDS resolutions it has pushed for at the Pennsylvania House of Representatives and New York State Assembly. In the New York vote adopting the resolution that aims to fight the economic boycott movement against the Jewish…

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Israeli advocacy group teaches foreign lawyers how to fight BDS

By ISRAEL HAYOM— Some 70 attorneys from around the world arrived in Israel over the weekend to attend a special seminar hosted by Shurat Hadin, the Israel Law Center organization, on how best to fight the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement and lawfare efforts against Israel worldwide. The seminar, scheduled to take place between June 29…

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