U.S. introduces bill to stop academic boycotts of Israel

By DEE LAZENBY, BREAKING CHRISTIAN NEWS— The American Jewish Committee (AJC) hailed the introduction of a resolution in the U.S House of Representatives condemning resolutions or policies promoting boycotts of Israeli academic institutions and scholars by American institutions of higher learning and scholarly associations. The measure, introduced by Rep. Carlos Curbelo (R-FL), criticizes the BDS…

Pope Francis and the ‘Angel of Peace’ Scandal

By: TSVI SADAN, Israel Today— A scandal recently erupted after media reports such as that by BBC’s David Willey quoted Pope Francis as telling Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas during their meeting on May 16: “You are an angel of peace.” The Vatican was subsequently forced to issue a clarification that ultimately did little to alleviate…

Tzipi Hotovely: Continuing a Legacy from the Prophets of Israel

By: RON TOROSSAIN, Breaking Israel News— How heartwarming it is to see Israel’s new deputy foreign minister, the nations’ most senior diplomat, Tzipi Hotovely, speaking clarity and truth to power. Israel’s claim to the land is clear –and having a strong, Zionist woman who believes in the historical bond between the people and the Land…

HUGE MARCH IN NEW YORK CITY IN SUPPORT OF ISRAEL

By: Sara Abramowicz, Breaking Christian News— “Anyone who thinks that the United States is abandoning its support of Israel—obviously they weren’t in Central Park today, because they would have found out that there is strong, passionate sentiment to stand with Israel.” –Mike Huckabee (New York, NY)—New York City hosted the 51st annual Celebrate Israel Parade…

An Academic Case for Christian Zionism

By: TRICIA MILLER, Breaking Israel News— In a precedent-setting event, the Institute on Religion and Democracy (IRD) sponsored a recent conference titled “People of the Land: A Twenty-First Century Case for Christian Zionism” in Washington, DC. It was reportedly the first-ever event specifically devoted to presenting academic arguments in support of Christian Zionism. The 11…

New Birthright-Inspired Program Set to Bring Young Christians to Israel

By: JNS, Breaking Israel News— The Covenant Journey, a new initiative inspired by the popular Taglit-Birthright Israel program, is set to bring young Christians to Israel this summer in order to strengthen their faith and encourage them to become goodwill ambassadors for Israel. “There’s one thing better than standing with Israel, and that’s standing in…

Christie Speaks Strongly In Aim for Jewish Support

By: DONNY WEBER. JPOST— While speaking at an event this Monday in Portsmouth, New Hampshire New Jersey Governor Chris Christie criticized US President Barack Obama’s relationship with Israel indicating the current administration’s approach towards the Jewish State has been shameful. Christie hinted his support–should he ultimately gain the 2016 Republican Presidential nomination and win the…

Christian Zionist in Israel filming anti-BDS movie

By: JTA, JPOST— Laurie Cardoza-Moore, the head Proclaiming Justice to the Nations, a Christian-Zionist group, was in Israel this week filming segments for a film about the BDS movement in an attempt to show what she believes is “farce of BDS.” The satirical film, which will require several trips to Israel and which she says…

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…