Are the U.S. and the West starting to get it?

by Barry Rubin, GLORIA Center After acceding to U.S. requests for nine months by freezing construction on existing Jewish settlements in the West Bank and also not building over the pre-1967 frontier in Jerusalem, Israel got nothing. While Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu seemed willing to continue it in some form, pressures from within his coalition…

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Iran confirms its computers infected by virus

by Debkafile | Mahmoud Alyaee, secretary-general of Iran’s industrial computer servers, including its nuclear facilities control systems, confirmed Saturday, Sept. 25, that 30,000 computers belonging to classified industrial units had been infected and disabled by the malicious Stuxnet virus. This followed debkafile’s exclusive report Thursday, Sept. 23, from its Washington and defense sources that a…

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Urgent: 175 Nations, 7 Continents, 1 Prayer

Dear Praying Friends, 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…

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Obama's missed opportunity with Iran

by Thaddeus McCotter Iranian tyrant Mahmoud Ahmadinejad addressed the United Nations (UN) General Assembly recently. This despot wields power due to blood and fraud, for as every Iranian and honest observer knows the “election” was corrupt. In fact, on June 24, 2009, CNN recorded a telephone call from a terrified Iranian girl, who told of…

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UNHRC abuses Human Rights

by Danny Ayalon Unsurprisingly, a United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) report has once again slammed Israel’s acts of self-defense. The recently released report ostensibly investigating the events that surrounded the interception of the Gaza-bound Mavi Marmara in May is a modern blood-libel, and another nail in the coffin of the council’s credibility. The full…

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Iran crosses into Iraq to hit bombing suspects

by Associated Press Iranian forces crossed into neighboring Iraq and killed 30 fighters from a group it says was involved in last week’s bombing of a military parade, state TV reported Sunday. Gen. Abdolrasoul Mahmoudabadi of the elite Revolutionary Guards said the “terrorists” were killed on Saturday in a clash “beyond the border” and that his…

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Christians bolster Jews as settlement freeze ends

by Israel Today Hundreds of Christians from a dozen nations joined together with 3,000 Israelis on Sunday evening in the small Samarian Jewish community of Revava to mark the end of the self-imposed Jewish building freeze in the so-called West Bank. The Christians were in Israel to participate in the annual International Christian Zionist Center…

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Jim Hutchens, radio interview with "The Rabbi and the Judge"

Last week Jim Hutchens was invited to New York for an interview with a radio program on WVOX called “The Rabbi and the Judge.”  Interviewed by Barbara Fix and Rabbi Amiel Wohl, Jim dicusses his military experience  as a chaplain in Vietnam.  Jim talks about the Abrahamic covenant and is questioned on the emphasis of Christian Zionism.  Jim…

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Noam Schalit leads protest outside Barak's TA residence

by Jerusalem Post Noam Schalit, along with hundreds of others, protested outside of Defense Minister Ehud Barak’s Tel Aviv residence on Friday. The demonstrators called for the release of kidnapped IDF soldier Gilad Schalit and held signs stating “sorry I voted Barak.” Hamas posted a video of kidnapped Israeli soldier Gilad Schalit on Youtube on…

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Democrats in US congress urge Obama to release Pollard

by Jerusalem Post Four Democrats in Congress urged US President Barack Obama to release Jonathan Pollard as a means of advancing the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. A letter circulating among other members of the US House of Representatives and initiated by Reps. Barney Frank (D-Mass.), Edolphus Towns (D-N.Y.), Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.) and Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.) “notes…

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