Video: 9/11 Tribute

9/11 Tribute: America’s Rise From Tragedy (featuring Everything by Lifehouse) from anberlin_fan on GodTube. It still feels as though the tragedies of September 11 transpired just yesterday–our wounds are still healing, buildings are still under construction and questions are still unanswered. But one thing we can know for certain is the amazing grace we receive…

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Nadarkhani Released, but Iranian Christians Still Persecuted

By BEN COHEN, COMMENTARY— After nearly three years of incarceration in an Iranian jail, where he awaited a death sentence for the charge of apostasy, Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani was finally released earlier today. The American Center for Law and Justice, an advocacy group that has done extraordinary work in raising Nadarkhani’s profile in the U.S.…

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The "Abomination of Desolation" Identified At Last (By 7 Clues)

By  TIM McHYDE, ESCAPEALLTHINGS.com — Abomination of Desolation? Daniel’s “abomination of desolation” is a very familiar term to most Christians thanks to Jesus’ reference to it in the Gospels. At the same time, it is easily the least understood major prophetic term compared to say the great tribulation, the mark of the beast or even…

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Congressman confirms Netanyahu-Shapiro spat

By HERB KEINON, JPOST— Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and US Ambassador Dan Shapiro did engage in a sharp, undiplomatic exchange last Friday over Netanyahu’s frustration with the Obama Administration’s Iran policy, the US congressman in that meeting said Thursday. Republican Congressman Mike Rogers from Michigan, who chairs the House Intelligence Committee, told a Michigan radio…

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Democratic delegates "boo" Jerusalem

By ABE GREENWALD, COMMENTARY— The Democratic platform once again acknowledges Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, but the reinstitution of the language in question (and the reinstituted reference to God) was more alarming than the initial change. When Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa called for Yeas and Nays on the decision he found a roughly…

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Israel must act against Iran

By MICHAEL FREUND, JPOST— Israel now finds itself at a perilous crossroads. Despite several rounds of international sanctions, Iran continues to advance its atomic ambitions with dogged determination, defying the world as it marches steadily toward the nuclear finish line. And yet, even as this existential threat grows ominously more real, the United States, France…

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The Democrats’ Israel problem

By NATIONAL REVIEW ONLINE— This is an exceptionally dangerous time for Israel. Iran is driving toward a nuclear bomb, and has pledged to wipe Israel off the map. The Muslim Brotherhood has taken power in Egypt. The new president, Mohamed Morsi, cannot bring himself to utter the word “Israel.” The Egyptian-Israeli peace treaty, signed in…

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J'Accuse- Shame on Germany for circumcision ban

By ALAN DERSHOWITZ, GATESTONE— Why do countries with long histories of anti-Semitism and other forms of bigotry seem to care more about the so-called rights of young children not to be circumcised than do other countries in the world with far better histories of concern for human rights? The same rhetorical question can be asked…

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