Israeli Jews, Christians Call for Action vs. Persecuted Believers in Middle East

By NICOLE SCHIAVI JANSEZIAN, TRAVELUJAH— While Christians and other ethnic minorities face brutal persecution and even death across the Middle East at the hands of Islamic terrorists, Israel is the safest country in the region for followers of Jesus. And despite a war that ravaged Israel all summer, a record number of Christian tourists came to…

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Mahmoud Abbas, enemy of Israel

By MICHAEL FREUND, JPOST— For the past decade, ever since Mahmoud Abbas took the reins of the Palestinian Authority in January 2005, the international community has gone out of its way to portray him as a moderate. Ignoring his long record of anti-Israel incitement and Holocaust denial, American presidents, European prime ministers and even various…

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Rejoicing in children, rejoicing in life

By DAVID RUBIN, ARUTZ 7— After today’s horrific terrorist attack in Jerusalem, Hamas spokesman Hossam Badran announced on official Hamas television: “This is a natural response to the crimes of the occupation and invasion of our land by the Jews…” Such an obscene statement by a sick Islamic extremist, with absolutely no basis in historical…

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Sharansky predicts further growth in Ukrainian aliyah

By SAM SOKOL, JPOST— Jewish Agency chairman Natan Sharansky forecasts a 400 percent increase in immigration from Ukraine for the coming year, citing worsening economic conditions and the ongoing civil war in the country’s east as contributing factors. Speaking with The Jerusalem Post by phone from Dnipropetrovsk on Sunday, Sharansky said despite the avowed intent…

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Swastikas deface Temple Mount

Swastikas alongside the Star of David, the ancient Jewish symbol, greeted visitors to the Temple Mount – Judaism’s holiest site – on Sunday morning, following incitement on Friday by Palestinian Authority Chair Mahmoud Abbas, who stated that Jews should be prohibited from visiting the compound. Abbas called on Palestinians living in east Jerusalem to maintain…

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PA Confident on UN Vote Forcing Israeli Withdrawal by Year’s End

By ARI YASHAR, ARUTZ SHEVA— Palestinian Authority (PA) foreign minister Riyad al-Malki on Monday appraised that the PA will succeed in garnering enough UN Security Council votes to demand Israel withdraw from Judea and Samaria by a certain deadline. “I will inform the Israelis of their diplomatic downfall in the Security Council before the start…

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Video: Ron Lauder calls for Jews and Christians to work together

Ron Lauder, president of the World Jewish Congress, spoke at the Feast of Tabernacles. The Feast of Tabernacles is a wonderful foretaste of that future time when all peoples will come up to Jerusalem to celebrate Sukkot. The yearly celebration gathers people from more than 80 nations worldwide to Israel. Lauder praised the strong bond…

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