A calm defense of Christian Zionism

DAVID PARSONS, JPOST — Christian Zionism is today denounced by the World Council of Churches and “mainline” Protestant clerics as a “dangerous fundamentalist heresy,” the product of British and American preachers lacking respectable theological pedigree. These detractors charge that Christian Zionists share a dark hidden agenda of forced conversions of Jews. If that were not…

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Senior officer killed in Iran blast

BY DUDI COHEN, YNET— More details emerging following explosion near Tehran: A senior officer in Iran’s weapons industry was killed in Saturday’s blast outside Tehran, officials in the country said. The officer, identified as Hassan Tehrani Moqaddam, held a rank parallel to brigadier general in Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards, the Fars news agency said. He…

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With friends like these

BY CAROLINE GLICK, JPOST— The slurs against Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu voiced by French President Nicolas Sarkozy and US President Barack Obama after last week’s G20 summit were revealing as well as repugnant. Thinking no one other than Obama could hear him, Sarkozy attacked Netanyahu, saying, “I can’t stand to see him anymore, he’s a…

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Obama's Mideast adviser steps down amid stalled peace talks

BY BARAK RAVID AND NATASHA MOZGOVAYA, HAARETZ— The growing frustration in the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama over the apparent stall in peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians continued to take its toll on Thursday, as the president’s Middle East adviser Dennis Ross stepped down from his post. News of Ross’ resignation comes…

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Nabion on Supersessionism

By Nabion, www.nabion.org Supersessionism is the general Christian Mishnaic doctrine, if you will, that implies or outright states that Christianity has superseded Judaism. The dangers of supersessionism is that it adulates Christianity as it is proffered at any given time, rather than actual Biblical Christianity, which was itself no different than Biblical Judaism. Not all…

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If Jews aren't chosen neither are we

by Joseph Farah, World Net Daily The Vatican last week challenged the biblical precept that the Jews are the chosen people of God. Then the Vatican, through the person of Monsignor Cyril Salim Bustros, a Greek Melkite archbishop from Boston and president of the church’s “commission for the message,” claimed the Bible “cannot be used…

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UK expects Israeli attack on Iran next month with US logistical support

BY DEBKAFILE— A senior Foreign Office official says British government ministers have been told to expect Israeli military action in the wake of the UN watchdog report “as early as Christmas or very early in the new year,” the London Daily Mail reported Thursday, Nov. 10.  The ministers were told that Israel would strike Iran’s…

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Dangerous To Dismiss The Belief System Of The Twelver Shiites Ruling Iran

BY DR. AARON LERNER, IMRA— Does the Iranian leadership really believe what they profess to believe? The overwhelming majority of the analysis and recommendations prepared for Western policy makers has hinged on the assumption that they aren’t. Take for example a simulation organized last May 16 by the Lauder School of Government to consider, among…

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US says discussing more Iran sanctions with Russia

BY YITZHAK BENHORIN, YNET— A day after the publication of the International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA) report saying Iran appears to have worked on designing an atom bomb, the US is working to impose harsher sanctions against the Islamic Republic. State Department Spokesman Mark Toner said Wednesday that Washington was in consultations with Russia and…

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