‘Historic’ Israel Summit Launches FIRM Ministry

By STEVE REES, CHARISMA NEWS— “Growing forces are attempting to delegitimize and stigmatize the nation of Israel,” said Hilsden, who titled the first message of the conference “Dare to Be a Daniel.” “Many Jews are predicting the end of the Zionist dream. And the historic solidarity of evangelical Christians with the nation of Israel is…

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As Egypt pulls back from Sinai, threat to Israel said to rise

By TIMES OF ISRAEL— In a potential game-changer for Israel, Egypt scaled back its military presence in the Sinai Peninsula, redeploying troops from its Gaza border to its western one with Libya in a bid to combat Islamic State fighters. Unnamed Israeli security officials warned that the reduced military presence in the northern Sinai Peninsula…

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The story behind the marble Moses in Netanyahu’s speech

By ANAV SILVERMAN, YNET— While Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu referenced several cultural, political, and historical figures throughout his highly-anticipated speech to Congress on Tuesday March 3 – including Harry S. Truman, Queen Esther, Robert Frost, and Elie Wiesel – he concluded his historical address with the biblical figure of the prophet Moses. The Israeli…

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Listening to Netanyahu

By THE BOSTON HERALD-— The Obama administration should just shut up about
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s scheduled Tuesday speech to Congress. Israel’s very existence, not America’s, would be threatened by an Iranian nuclear bomb — and isn’t it high time he made that case directly to Congress. Netanyahu accepted an invitation to appear from House…

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Netanyahu’s Churchhill moment

By DAVID RUBIN, ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS— Will Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu soon be walking in the footsteps of the great British statesman Winston Churchill? In less than twenty-four hours, Prime Minister Netanyahu will be delivering his much anticipated presentation about the nuclear threat from Iran to the joint houses of the United States Congress.…

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The squabble over Bibi’s speech

By JEFF JACOBY, BOSTON GLOBE— CHARLIE ROSE wasn’t sure he’d heard right. National Security Advisor Susan Rice, his guest on PBS, was lamenting that the controversy over Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s forthcoming speech to Congress had “injected a degree of partisanship” into the traditionally bipartisan US-Israel relationship. That’s not only “unfortunate,” said Rice. “It’s…

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