Despite Rising Violence, Christians Lead Global Prayer Initiative Near Temple Mount

By: Amanda Casanova, Christian Headlines— Hundreds gathered this week in the Christ Church in the Old City of Jerusalem to pray following attacks near the Temple Mount. Million of Christians around the world also prayed Sunday for the Day of Prayer for the Peace of Jerusalem. “We pray that as Christian brothers and sisters we…

Arab Violence Intensifies as The Holidays End

By: Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz, Breaking Israel News— Israel is in the midst of a wave of violence, centered around the Temple Mount, spreading to the entire country. In a disturbing yet necessary measure, the police have restricted Jews and Arabs from entering the Old City of Jerusalem. The Palestinian Authority has called this a “policy…

Palestinian Authority: “Jerusalem never had a Jewish Temple”

By Rachel Avraham, Jerusalem Online— As Jews around the world mourned the destruction of the First and Second Temples on Tisha B’Av, Palestinian Media Watch has exposed that the Palestinian Authority has systematically denied that such a temple ever existed. PA Deputy Minister for Jerusalem Affairs Salwa Hadib proclaimed: “Jerusalem is not only a religious…

Pro-Israel caucus in US House of Representatives aims for Jerusalem recognition

By Gil Hoffman, Jpost— Allies of Israel in the U.S. House of Representatives submitted a bill Monday that would enable Congress to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on American documents. The bill calls for moving the American embassy to Jerusalem. It would also challenge the recent Supreme Court decision that prevented Jerusalem, Israel…