Messianic Lite: Va’etchanan, “and I pleaded”

This week’s Messianic Lite is our second Torah portion in Deuteronomy. It covers 3:23 to 7:11. According to Bible translator Robert Alter, the book of Deuteronomy is Moses’ “valedictory address.” He recapitulates the narrative of the Exodus, reinforces the points of the law, and repeats previous exhortations. Moses understands the threat facing God’s people as…

Trump Warns Iran

By Mike Evans, Friends of Zion— Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, accustomed to pacifism from the White House, stirred a hornet’s nest when warned against further US sanctions due to take effect next week. Rouhani is said to have told a meeting of Iranian diplomats: “America should know that peace with Iran is the mother of…

Erdogan Labels Israel ‘Racist,’ Netanyahu Responds to ‘Turkish Massacres’

By David Brummer, Breaking Israel News— Turkish strongman, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused Israel of being racist and becoming a state based on apartheid, following the passing of the Nation State Bill late last week. In response, Israeli premier Benjamin Netanyahu accused Erdogan of “massacring Syrians and Kurds.” The Knesset’s decision to pass the bill…