Spirit-Empowered Leaders Gather for What Could Be Largest Christian Pentecost Celebration in Israel’s Modern History

By:  LEONARDO BLAIR, Christian Post— JERUSALEM — At the 11,600-seater Jerusalem Pais Arena in Israel Monday morning, workers here were busy trying to get the brand new 40,000-square-meter facility ready for what could be the largest Christian Pentecost Sunday celebration in the Jewish nation’s modern history. The workers, wary of publicly discussing the event at…

Who is Jimmy Carter but a thorn in Israel’s side?

By: EARL COX, JPOST— Former US president Jimmy Carter was recently scheduled to visit Israel, Gaza and the West Bank for the purpose of mediating the stalled Palestinian/Israel two-state negotiations. People are asking sincere questions: “Why would a former American president insert himself between Israel and the Palestinians, especially when he appears to be favoring…

More Thoughts About ” The Spread” of Messianic Judaism

By: SUSAN WARNER, Times of Israel— Recently, Diane Bederman, a frequent blogger on the Times of Israel, posted an article entitled “The Spread of Messianics in the Diaspora and Israel.” The article appeared to be much ado about nothing and more about accusatory innuendo toward Messianic leaders in Jerusalem. The innuendo is mixed with demonization…

Netanyahu: Jerusalem has and always will only be the capital of the Jewish people

By: HERB KEINON, JPOST— Jerusalem historically has been the only capital of the Jewish people, and so it will remain, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared Sunday at the government’s official Jerusalem Day ceremony at Ammunition Hill. “We need to tell the truth, without fear,” Netanyahu said. “This is where we began our path as a nation,…

New Taglit type program launches for Christian college students

By:  ANAV SILVERMAN, JPOST — A new program has been launched for Christian student leaders, modeled after Taglit-Birthright Israel trips for young American Jews. Covenant Journey, a program of trips to Israel for Christian student leaders at colleges and universities, was unveiled on Friday, May 8, at the Israeli Embassy in Washington’s Annual Christian Solidarity Event.…