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…

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…

Anti-Semitism Goes to School Anti-Semitism on American college campuses is rising—and worsening. Where does it come from, and can it be stopped?

By: RUTH WISSE, Mosaic Magazine— “I never dreamed that it could come to this!” In February, a Jewish college student was hospitalized after being punched in the face at a pro-Palestinian demonstration on a campus in upstate New York. His family has insisted on maintaining the boy’s privacy, but other such incidents, some caught on…

Controversial Messianic business conference causing stir in Israel

By TULY WEISZ, BREAKING ISRAEL NEWS— Jerusalem prides itself on being a center of business activity in the Start Up Nation, but one upcoming investor conference is causing a stir in the Holy City. The Israel Business Forum, hosted by the Messianic organization First Fruits: The Israel Center for Economic Advancement, has put some local…

Anti-Semitism on US college campuses, educating pro-Israel Americans and marking the Shoah

By ERIC MANDEL, JPOST— Last week I was privileged to speak to two very different audiences about the Middle East and Israel. Though the talks had the same title, “Understanding the Middle East: Iran, the Sunni-Shi’ite War, the Israeli- Palestinian Conflict, Anti-Semitism and the Delegitimization of Israel,” the reasons I was invited, and the questions…

Stumbling over the calling of Israel

By AVNER BOSKEY, FINAL FRONTIERS MINISTRY— Christians across the planet have just celebrated Palm Sunday, the day commemorating Yeshua’s triumphal entry into Jerusalem in that pre-Passover week leading up to His crucifixion and resurrection. On the Monday of that week (Matthew 21:18) Yeshua declared that the Psalmist’s prophecy 118:22-23 actually spoke of how Israel’s leaders…