Pre-Order: The Casualty of Contempt

I am delighted to let you all know that next month we will have a newly published book available, The Casualty of Contempt, in which I have authored a chapter called “When Compassion Goes Awry—Young Christian college students and professionals are abandoning their faith to join social justice causes: An Examination.” Compiled by Pastor Aaron…

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Why Palestinians Will Not Accept Advice from Arabs

By Khaled Abu Toameh, Gatestone Institute—- Shortly after Mahmoud Abbas was elected president of the Palestinian Authority in January 2005, Egypt’s then President Hosni Mubarak was asked what advice he would give Palestinian leaders. Mubarak, in an interview with the Al-Arabiya television network, replied: “There has to be a new thinking about the Palestinian issue.…

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The Palestinians’ Most Dangerous Enemy Is Archaeology

By Stephen M. Flatow / JNS.org A 2,000-year-old mikvah (ritual bath) was recently uncovered in the Lower Galilee. Most people probably would never have heard about the discovery if not for the dramatic photos of the entire structure being carried by truck to a nearby kibbutz for preservation. The remarkable sight of a truck-borne mikvah,…

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The political split over Israel

By Yossi Kuperwasser and Asaf Romirowsky, Jewish News Service— With the 2020 presidential elections in high gear, and following normalization between Israel and the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, a deeper look at the platforms of both parties is required. It is clear that American Jews and Israelis are called upon to exhibit “moral fiber”…

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Israel to advance plans for 4,400 new settlement homes, mostly outside blocs

By Times of Israel— After nearly eight months without meetings, the Defense Ministry body responsible for authorizing settlement construction is slated to advance plans for over 4,400 Israeli homes in the West Bank next week. The Civil Administration’s High Planning Subcommittee will meet next Monday to sign off final approval for around 2,500 units, according…

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Red Alert: Do you want the good news or the bad news?

By Amy Zewe— How about we start with the good news! To Follow up to my report two weeks ago about an education bill in California mandating that state university college students take a certain “ethnic studies” course, we have some good news. This bill mandated a so-called ethnic studies course whose curriculum specifically targets…

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Defense Ministry releases color footage from Yom Kippur War

By Anna Ahronheim, JPost— Forty-seven years to the day that the Yom Kippur War broke out, the Defense Ministry has released new archival material showing never before seen in-color footage of the deadly 1973 war. The Yom Kippur War project in color includes many scenes, including rare photos of excellent quality from the Suez Canal,…

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Following peace deal, UAE erects first-ever public sukkah in the heart of Dubai

By Itamar Eichner, YNetnews— Weeks after the formal signing of the normalization agreement between Israel, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain in Washington, a public sukkah was erected in the Gulf state’s city of Dubai on Sunday, in a first-of-its-kind sign of solidarity. The traditional hut, which was built in coordination with Dubai’s local…

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‘We don’t know if rotation will happen’ says FM amid political tension

By Jeremy Sharon and Gil Hoffman, JPost— Amid mounting political instability and the resignation of a government minister over the prime minister’s handling of the COVID-19 crisis, Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi said threats by the premier about elections were a threat to the public, not the Blue and White party. Ashkenazi was speaking following the…

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IDF reveals additional intelligence on Hezbollah sites in Beirut

By Anna Ahronheim, JPost— Days after Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced that Hezbollah is storing precision missiles at three sites in a residential neighborhood in Beirut which led the terror group to show off the site to journalists, the IDF has used footage from the tour to identify machines used to manufacture precision missiles.…

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Success! California Vetoes Anti-Semitic ‘Ethnic Studies’ Public School Curriculum

By Yakir Benzion, United With Israel— Following a public outcry over a proposed “ethnic studies” curriculum that was full of anti-Semitic and anti-Israel messaging, California Governor Gavin Newsom vetoed the proposal, the Los Angeles Times reported Wednesday. In July, United with Israel asked its readers to contact California school officials and demand they stop the…

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True Happiness is Found in the Feast of Ingathering

By Zac Waller, The Heartland Report— Sukkot is commonly known as “Z’man Simchateinu” – “Season Of Our Joy.” This title was given by the sages of Israel based on Leviticus 23:40 and Deuteronomy 16:14-15, where God commands Israel to rejoice during the feast of Tabernacles. Happiness is one of the most desired emotions. We all…

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Oops! Hezbollah Fails to Hide All Evidence of Secret Beirut Missile Factory in Media Visit

By Aryeh Savir, Tazpit News Agency, Jewish Press— As fast as Hezbollah prepared, they couldn’t hide all the evidence in time for the visit by reporters. Responding to Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu disclosure on Tuesday of a secret Hezbollah missile factory in the heart of a Beirut neighborhood, Hezbollah invited reporters to inspect the site.…

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National Mall Comes Alive with Songs, Shofars, and Speakers

By Arlene Bridges Samuels, CBN Israel— September 26, 2020, in Washington, D.C., is a day that will join history-making prayers from the last few centuries, when tiny groups of Christians and big prayer movements changed nations and advanced missions worldwide. Events like the 1738 New Year’s Eve prayer meeting convened by Charles and John Wesley,…

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Sukkot (Feast of Tabernacles) Guide for the Perplexed, 2020

By Ambassador (ret.) Yoram Ettinger— 1. Jewish national liberation is the 3rd Jewish pilgrimage holiday (following Passover and Shavou’ot – Pentecost), which has been celebrated for the last 3,300 years. Sukkot commemorates the Exodus, the 40 years of wandering in the Sinai Desert, the construction of the Holy Tabernacle and the victories along the way…

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