World Council of Churches Stands By As Christians Perish, Churches Wither

By MALCOLM LOWE, GATESTONE— The World Council of Churches (WCC) in Geneva claims to represent and serve 345 churches worldwide. What has it done to help the persecuted churches in Iraq, Syria and Egypt? Or the flood of Syrian refugees into Jordan and Lebanon? Answer: it has devoted the whole of 2013 to promoting a…

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Islam – The Root of Middle East Turmoil

By EARL COX, JPOST— US President Barack Obama recently threatened to add to the widespread Middle East combustion by bombing Syria, because they had allegedly used chemical weapons on their own civilian people. Meanwhile, Israel is still standing by, holding its breath, and watching with keen special interest. In fact, as Israel looks to the…

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Video: What stake do Christians have in the Jewish return to Zion?

What Stake do Christians Have in the Jewish Return To Zion? Watch this fun & interactive look at great pro-Israel Christians from history. A fun & interactive look at great pro-Israel Christians from history: Thomas Brightman (1562 – 1607) William Blackstone (1841-1935) Charles H. Spurgeon (1834 – 1892) Pope Benedict XV (1854 – 1922) William…

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An Israeli Soldier to American Jews: Wake up!

By HEN MAZZIG,  Campus Coordinator for StandWithUs’ — As a young Israeli who had just completed five years of service in the IDF, I looked forward to my new job educating people in the Pacific Northwest about Israel. I was shocked, however, by the anti-Israel bigotry and hostility I encountered, especially in the greater Seattle…

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Israel and the new Munich

By CAROLINE GLICK, JPOST — The Iranians have given no indication that they would be willing to suspend all uranium enrichment. Speaking to the Knesset’s Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee on Wednesday, Strategic Affairs Minister Yuval Steinitz explained Israel’s concerns about the nuclear negotiations with Iran in Geneva. “We’re worried Geneva 2013 will end up…

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How Palestinian hate prevents peace

By YUVAL STEINITZ, NY TIMES— On Sept. 26, the Palestinian Authority’s president, Mahmoud Abbas, told the United Nations General Assembly that the Palestinians “keep reaching out to the Israelis saying: let us work to make the culture of peace reign.” Honorable sentiments, to be sure, but sadly not free of hypocrisy. Just after returning from…

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Jews arrested for singing on Temple Mount

By RYAN JONES, ISRAEL TODAY— Ten Jewish men were arrested on Monday after they unfurled Israeli flags and sang the Israeli national anthem atop Jerusalem’s Temple Mount. What could be so wrong about public displays of national pride in one’s own national capital? Unfortunately for these 10 men, all expressions of Jewishness, be they nationalistic…

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Iran wants the bomb, and sanctions relief

By REUEL MARC GERECHT and MARK DUBOWITZ, THE WASHINGTON POST— Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is lying when he says the Islamic Republic has never had any intention of building an atomic weapon. Defecting Iranian nuclear engineers told U.S. officials in the late 1980s that the mullahs’ program, then hidden, was designed exclusively for such arms.…

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