In this hour, there is serious lack of shalom in Israel, particularly in Jerusalem. Very likely what we are seeing breaking out in the capital city is what will be labeled the “Third Intifada.” PA President, Mahmoud Abbas, has incited it, and has basically called it into being. The support of the international community for the…Details
By RABBI SHALOM LEWIS, CONGREGATION ETZ CHAYIM— Transcript of sermon given on the first day of Rosh Hashanah in Marietta, Georgia September, 2014 I thought that maybe I’d start with a rendition of Paul McCartney’s plaintive masterpiece “Yesterday”… “Yesterday, all my troubles seemed so far away. Now it looks as though they’re here to stay,…Details
by ARYEH SAVIR, UNITEDWITHISRAEL— The Jerusalem area was hit by the second vehicular attack in one day, as a terrorist ran his van into a group of soldiers patrolling near the al-Arub refugee camp in Gush Etzion on Wednesday night. In the morning, Hamas terrorist Ibrahim al-Akari rammed his van into pedestrians in Jerusalem Wednesday…Details
By DAVE BENDER, ALGEMEINER— In a dramatic development, Israeli cabinet members are warning that US President Barack Obama threatened Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that the US may opt not to oppose future hostile UN Security Council votes, unless Israel accedes to American policy demands, Israel’s NRG News reported on Sunday. “The prime minister told colleagues…Details
“Through the unique benignity of their experience in the United States, the Jewish people bear witness to the infinitely precious virtues of the traditional American system. Surely, then we Jews have an obligation to join with the defenders of this system against those who are blind or indifferent or antagonistic to the philosophical principles, the…Details
Romans 11:25-27 25 I do not want you to be ignorant of this mystery, brothers and sisters, so that you may not be conceited: Israel has experienced a hardening in part until the full number of the Gentiles has come in, 26 and in this way all Israel will be saved. As it is written:…Details
By EARL COX, JPOST— We’ve reached a point in world history whereby we are absolutely unable to discern good from evil, nor recognize the use of Godly restraint over cowardly chicken…. I’ve read The Book from cover to cover, so I know how the story ends. Otherwise I would be left to consider that some…Details
Think on this: “In that day the remnant of Israel, the survivors of Jacob, will no longer rely on him who struck them down but will truly rely on the Lord, the Holy One of Israel. A remnant will return, a remnant of Jacob will return to the Mighty God. Though your people be like…Details
By NAOMI REGAN— There was a time during one of the so-called intifadas (forgive me for not remembering if it was the first, second, or in-between; all that savagery and murder runs together seamlessly in my head these days) that the Palestinians claimed that the Jews had no connection at all to Jerusalem, or the…Details
By CAROLINE GLICK, JPOST— Yehudah Glick has spent the better part of the last 20 years championing the right of Jews to pray on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem – Judaism’s holiest site. On Wednesday night, the Palestinians sent a hit man to Jerusalem to kill him. And today Glick lays in a coma at…Details
By LEA SPEYER, BIN— Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’s Fatah party has called for a “Day of Rage” on Friday across Jerusalem. Fatah has called on Palestinians across the capital to defend the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, also known as the Temple Mount. The Palestinian news agency WAFA first reported the announcement on Thursday. “Fatah calls…Details
Barack Obama ran for president as a pro-Israel candidate — but his record tells a different story. We urge you to immediately watch it, and speedily forward it to as many people – Christian and Jewish leaders, political leaders, local news media, friends and family – as you can, likewise pressing them to publish and…Details
“Fear not your enemies, for they can only kill you. Fear not your friends, for they can only betray you. Fear only the indifferent, who permit the killers and betrayers to walk safely on the earth.”–Edward Yashinsky, who survived the Holocaust but later died in a Communist prison.
By JONATHAN TOBIN, COMMENTARY— Since Barack Obama became president, The Atlantic’s Jeffrey Goldberg has been a reliable indicator of administration opinion about foreign-policy issues. Like some other journalists who can be counted on to support the president, he has been the recipient of some juicy leaks, especially when the White House wants to trash Israel’s…Details
Netanyahu responds to the anonymous criticism coming from the White House. Netanyahu knows that the President and his advisers do not represent the American people, the majority of whom still support the Jewish state.
By LEA SPEYER, BIN— Prominent Temple Mount activist Rabbi Yehuda Glick, 49, was seriously injured Wednesday evening in a terrorist assassination attempt outside Jerusalem’s Begin Center following a conference about Jewish presence on the Temple Mount. Glick, the head of the Temple Mount Faithful (Haliba) organization, was shot three times. The shooter was wearing a…Details