Israeli Christians take on anti-Israel facebook campaign

By RYAN JONES, ISRAEL TODAY— The Israeli Christian Recruitment Forum on Thursday came out swinging against yet another malicious propaganda campaign targeting Israel on the popular social network Facebook. The campaign appears to center around a composite picture of six dilapidated local churches that are presented as false evidence that the Jewish state discriminates against…

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Menachem Begin’s bond with Christian Zionists

By RAPHAEL POCH, BREAKING ISRAEL NEWS— Former Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin was the first president to openly welcome Christian Zionist support of Israel. Commemorating the 100th year of his birth, the Menachem Begin Heritage Center together with the International Christian Embassy of Jerusalem (ICEJ) have put together an evening which focuses on this unique…

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75% of Palestinians: Chances for state in 5 years ‘nonexistent’

By KHALED ABU TOAMEH, JPOST— A total of 62 percent of Palestinians would oppose US Secretary of State John Kerry’s proposed framework agreement if it includes a request to recognize Israel as a Jewish state, a public opinion poll published on Monday showed. The poll, conducted by the Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research,…

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Syrian patients in Israel call on Netanyahu to strike Assad

By HASSAN SHAALAN, YNET— “I’ve always thought of Israel as an enemy state that is not willing to help us. My case changed my thinking entirely. Israel is a good country that saves our lives, while the Syrian regime murders its citizens,” said one of the Syrian patients currently treated at the Ziv Medical Center…

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Hamas lawmaker: ‘We must massacre Jews’

By ELAD BENARI, ARUTZ 7— A lawmaker from Hamas recently called for a “massacre” of Jews, explaining that the Koran indicates that this must be done. In a televised address the lawmaker, Yunis Al-Astal, also said that Jews must be forced to pay the “jizya” tax, which under the strict Islamic Sharia doctrine, non-Muslims living…

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Christians to EU: Israel is Our Safe Haven

By RYAN JONES, ISRAEL TODAY— Some 150 Israeli Arabic-speaking Christians on Sunday demonstrated outside the European Union mission in Tel Aviv, demanding that the international community stop nitpicking against Israel and start combatting the severe persecution of Christians everywhere else in the Middle East. “Nations, organizations and international missions are quick to raise an accusing…

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Northern Command Warns: Situation with Hezbollah ‘Explosive’

By TOVA DVORIN, ARUTZ 7— Yair Golan, the Major General of the Northern Command, has warned the world at large that Israel’s situation with Lebanon is extremely volatile. “The situation on the border is explosive and the smallest spark can cause a border clash – even if neither side is looking to engage in fighting,”…

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Palestinian rioters attack MK Feiglin on Temple Mount

Thursday morning, riots erupted on the Temple Mount resulting in the closure of the holy site to Jews and tourists. MK Moshe Feiglin (Likud Beteinu) was visiting the Temple Mount when hundreds of Arab youth rioters attacked Feiglin and several others with him. The rioters attacked Feiglin and his group by throwing stones at them.…

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Why Obama will not change gears

By CAROLINE GLICK, JPOST— Just before Russian President Vladimir Putin orchestrated Russia’s takeover of Crimea, the US’s Broadcasting Board of Governors that controls Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty announced that it will be ending its broadcast to Iraq and the Balkans next year. And this makes sense. As far as the Obama administration is…

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