Arab church that backs Israel shuttered by Palestinian Authority

BY RYAN JONES, ISRAEL TODAY— The First Baptist Church in Bethlehem was ordered closed by the Palestinian Authority on Saturday, according to Rabbi Russell Resnik of the Union of Messianic Jewish Congregations. Resnik reported the incident after meeting with Pastor Steven Khoury, the son of First Baptist’s head pastor, Naim Khoury. “Steven told me that…a…

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They murder and so we build

BY VICTOR SHARPE— One year ago, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu wanted to hear the world, or at least the allegedly civilized Western world, condemn in emphatic words of sincere condemnation the barbaric slaughter of a Jewish family – the Fogels – a vile crime perpetrated by Arabs calling themselves Palestinians. But the Prime Minister needn’t…

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Just one bomb

BY VICTOR SHARPE, RENEW AMERICA— The silence in the mainstream media was deafening. Silence about what? Well simply put. The Palestinians launched a massive missile barrage against southern Israeli cities, towns and villages. These communities endured for several days a barrage from the Gaza Strip of well over 200 lethal missiles aimed deliberately by Palestinian…

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America’s Most Biblically-Hostile U. S. President

BY DAVID BARTON, WALL BUILDERS— When one observes President Obama’s unwillingness to accommodate America’s four-century long religious conscience protection through his attempts to require Catholics to go against their own doctrines and beliefs, one is tempted to say that he is anti-Catholic. But that characterization would not be correct. Although he has recently singled out…

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America’s Most Biblically-Hostile U. S. President

BY DAVID BARTON, WALL BUILDERS— When one observes President Obama’s unwillingness to accommodate America’s four-century long religious conscience protection through his attempts to require Catholics to go against their own doctrines and beliefs, one is tempted to say that he is anti-Catholic. But that characterization would not be correct. Although he has recently singled out…

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Game Changer: Israel’s Iron Dome Missile Defense System

BY RICK MORAN, FRONTPAGEMAG— Palestinian terrorists fired more than 160 rockets at dozens of civilian targets from Friday through Sunday, injuring three Israeli citizens and causing extensive damage. The escalated rocket attacks were in apparent retaliation for an Israeli strike against one of the major commanders of the Popular Resistance Committees (PRC), which was planning…

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PM to southern council heads: IDF dealing heavy blows

BY NERI BRENER, YNET— Following three days of incessant rocket fire from Gaza, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu traveled to Israel’s southern region on Sunday and met with local council heads. Netanyahu, who visited an Iron Dome battery, thanked the council heads for their hard work. Addressing the south’s residents, he said “Our policy is clear.…

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Gaza rockets pummel Israel's south for third day

BY GILI COHEN, YANIR YAGNA, AND AVI ISSACHAROFF, HAARETZ— Residents of southern Israel suffered another day under siege on Sunday as Palestinians in the Gaza Strip fired about 50 more rockets at the Negev. Two Grad-type Katyusha rockets fell in Be’er Sheva after the Iron Dome battery that had been protecting it suffered a technical…

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Obama and the Politics of Ritual

ABRAHAM MILLER: American Spectator — Benjamin Netanyahu came to Washington this week and danced the minuet with Barack Obama.  They held a handkerchief between them and at AIPAC they came together.  And once Obama’s Jew-charm ceremony was completed, they danced apart.  The talking heads from the left and right side of the audience commented on…

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Obama and the art of hollow words

BY VICTOR SHARPE, FAMILY SECURITY MATTERS— At his press conference, pushed through deliberately on the very same day of the Republican Party’s Super Tuesday event, President Obama chose to not only dilute the media coverage of the candidates’ presidential ambitions but to essentially reverse his pro-Israel AIPAC speech of the day before. In short, the…

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