Archeology again appears to back up biblical account

BY RYAN JONES, ISRAEL TODAY— Israeli archeologists digging at the site of an ancient Canaanite capital in the Galilee region believe they have found further evidence that the biblical account of Israel’s presence in the land is accurate. Tel Hazor is one of the most prominent archeological sites in the country today, and with good…

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The Children are ready

A video produced by the Temple Institute in Jerusalem, has apparently turned the Arab world upside down, sparking claims of “insults” to Egypt’s new president and prompting the Temple Institute to clarify its motivations for creating the 90-second film.   The Temple Institute is an educational, not-for-profit organization dedicated to the Biblical commandment to build…

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No moment of silence for Israel at the Olympics

BY ZACHARY FISHER, INCONTEXT— The 2012 Summer Olympics begin this weekend in London, and over 30 athletes will compete from Israel. Unfortunately, instead of focusing on the talented athletes, international attention is caught up in the controversy surrounding the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) rejection of a moment of silence at the Opening Ceremony in London.…

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Hanegraaf and Burge attack Christian support of Israel

BY MATTHEW HAMILTON, INST. of RELIGION AND DEMOCRACY— On July 12th, president of the Christian Research Institute Hank Hanegraaff interviewed Gary Burge, theology professor at Wheaton College, president of Evangelicals for the Middle East, and author of Jesus and the Land: The New Testament Challenge to “Holy Land” Theology. The subject of the interview was…

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Hanegraaf and Burge attack Christian support of Israel

BY MATTHEW HAMILTON, INST. of RELIGION AND DEMOCRACY— On July 12th, president of the Christian Research Institute Hank Hanegraaff interviewed Gary Burge, theology professor at Wheaton College, president of Evangelicals for the Middle East, and author of Jesus and the Land: The New Testament Challenge to “Holy Land” Theology. The subject of the interview was…

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Romney slams Obama for 'lecturing Israel's leaders'

BY JPOST— Leading into his major trip to the UK, Israel and Poland to highlight his foreign policy competence and positions, US Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Tuesday lashed out at US President Barack Obama for “lecturing Israel’s leaders.” “President Obama is fond of lecturing Israel’s leaders,” Romney said. “The people of Israel deserve…

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Netanyahu: 'Rock solid' info links Iran to Burgas

BY GIL RONEN, ARUTZ 7— Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Sunday repeated his assertion that Iran and its terrorist proxy Hizbullah are behind the terror attack in Burgas, Bulgaria, Wednesday.   Netanyahu said his assertion that Hizbullah is behind the attack last week that killed five Israeli tourists is based on “rock solid” intelligence and…

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US Congressman Walsh spearheads initiative to recognize Levy report

BY MATI TUCHFELD, ISRAEL HAYOM— Will the U.S. Congress decide to recognize Edmond Levy’s reports on settlements, even as the government of Israel has yet to decide what to do with the controversial report? The chances are slim, but Israeli MK Danny Danon (Likud) says that a new congressional initiative, spearheaded by controversial tea party-backed…

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Israel fears another Olympic massacre

BY ELIZABETH BLADE, ISRAEL TODAY— When Iranian Vice President Mohammed-Reza Rahimi accused “Zionists” of controlling the global drug trade at an international anti-drug conference held in Tehran last month, many were amused by his promise to reward those able to find at least one Israeli addict. His comments, however, reminded Israel of the hostility directed…

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