White House web site removes Israel as the country in which Jerusalem is located

BY ISRAEL INSIDER— Daniel Halper, writing in the Weekly Standard, reports that “at 3:22 p.m., I posted this photo of Vice President Joe Biden and Shimon Peres, with an accompanying caption that indicated it had been taken last year in Jerusalem, Israel: The point of posting the photo was to show that, although the State…

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Hamas, Fatah renew reconciliation attempt

BY SAMARA GREENBERG, JEWISH POLICY CENTER— Members of the Palestinian movements Fatah and Hamas met in Cairo over the weekend to discuss the implementation of their Egyptian-brokered reconciliation pact signed in May that has largely stalled. To “revive the reconciliation,” as Fatah representative Azzam Al-Ahmad put it, the two sides have agreed to a mutual…

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Return to the 1947 Partition Line

BY FRANK MEIR LOEWENBERG, WINNIPEG JEWISH REVIEW— A demand to implement the UN Partition Plan of 1947 is one of the options the Palestinians are studying in the wake of Washington’s decision to veto their request for statehood in September, according to Nabil Shaath, ex-Palestinian Foreign Minister and now Fatah commissioner for international relations.  He…

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175 Nations, 7 Continents, 1 Prayer

As the Bible said it would, Jerusalem has become a cup of controversy on the global stage today (Zech. 12:2-3). RIGHT NOW… there are increasing threats from many nations against God’s covenant city, there are escalating tensions surrounding the inhabitants of the land of Israel, and there are ever-increasing global repercussions for all mankind because…

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