Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu discussed militant Islamism, ISIS, Iran, and Hamas with Fox News host Greta Van Susteren.
By ISRAEL TODAY— Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday hosted his sixth open Bible study at the official Prime Minister’s Residence in Jerusalem since reestablishing the practice two years ago. The event was attended by dozens of leading rabbis and academics, many of them members of Knesset and the current government. One of those participating…Details
by EARL COX— I’ts puzzling. When Israel builds homes on their own land, they are called “occupiers.” Should Israel divide Jerusalem into two parts, with two capitals in Jerusalem: one for the Jewish state, and one for a Palestinian-Arab state? And, by the way, should tiny Israel relegate herself back to her 1967 borders creating…Details
Think on this: “I saw thrones on which were seated those who had been given authority to judge. And I saw the souls of those who had been beheaded because of their testimony for Jesus and because of the Word of God.” (Revelation 20:4) Pray on this: Grant us empowering grace to remain faithful in…Details
By VICTOR SHARPE, CANADA FREE PRESS— In this most evil world it must be understood that the meek shall indeed inherit the earth; but sadly six feet under. Until the world is truly made up of a perfect United Nations and not the sham U.N. Temple of Hypocrisy that exists in all its malevolence in…Details
By CBSNEWS— Armed guards have been posted at synagogues throughout Germany for the start of Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement. Anti-Semitism is once again on the rise in Europe, especially in Germany. The tensions have been building in Germany since demonstrations against last summer’s Gaza war exposed a clear anti-Jewish sentiment. Chants were heard…Details
By CAROLINE GLICK, JPOST— Although media commentators overlooked it, the Obama administration did it again. They blindsided Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on the eve of his trip to Washington. The last time it happened was in May 2011 when US President Barack Obama set out his policy toward Israel and the Palestinians as Netanyahu was…Details
by Hillel Fendel, Arutz-7 The highest of the High Holidays – Yom Kippur – is only about a day away, and Jews around the world are preparing by attempting to become better people. Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, is a Divinely-designated day that the Torah explains “will atone for you to purify you from…Details
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…Details
“The Jews were the emblem of homeless and vulnerable humanity. But is not the whole earth no more than a temporary transit-camp?”–Paul Johnson writes in the History of the Jews
By DAVID PARSONS– The International Christian Embassy Jerusalem, the largest Christian Zionist organization, will conduct its annual Sukkot conference in Jerusalem next week. Now, 34 years after it was founded, is the time to recount one of the architects who strengthened the relationships between the State of Israel and Christian Zionism — late Israeli prime…Details
By KAREN KAPLAN, LA TIMES— All of the Ashkenazi Jews alive today can trace their roots to a group of about 330 people who lived 600 to 800 years ago. So says a new study in the journal Nature Communications. An international team of scientists sequenced the complete genomes of 128 healthy Ashkenazi Jews and…Details
By RON JAGER— On the very eve of the High Holy Days, a whirlwind has erupted in the Jewish world over whether Rabbis’ in America should talk about Israel in their sermons. Despite Israel being forced into a war of self-defense against Hamas only a few weeks ago, and with ISIS on the war path…Details
This video with Rabbi Avraham Goldhar provides a fascinating overview on the meaning and customs of the holiest day of the year.
By RYAN JONES, ISRAEL TODAY— Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech before the UN General Assembly on Monday was at the forefront of the news cycle in Israel on Tuesday. From the left to the right of the political spectrum, everyone agreed Israel’s leader is a gifted orator. But the question is, was anyone else listening?…Details
By JONATHAN TOBIN, COMMENTARY— Last week, when President Obama denounced ISIS during his speech to the General Assembly of the United Nations and called for a concerted effort by the international community to defeat the terrorist group, he received some well-deserved applause. But when Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu called for the same body to judge…Details