EU said to Debate Punishing Israel Over Annexation Plans

By Ariel Kahana, Jewish Press— The European Union’s Foreign Affairs Commission is reportedly debating punitive measures against Israel should it push forward with its plans to annex parts of Judea and Samaria and the Jordan Valley in accordance with the Trump administration’s Middle East peace plan. Sources familiar with the initiative told Israel Hayom that…

Bracing for Temple Mount violence, Israel boosts security

By Lilach Shoval, Itsik Saban, Associated Press and Israel Hayom Staff— Following a security assessment Thursday morning, amid escalating tensions at the Temple Mount compound in Jerusalem, the IDF decided to deploy five battalions comprising hundreds of soldiers to the area to brace for potential violence on Friday. The decision will be finalized following another situation…

Christians Worldwide Proclaim Jerusalem ‘Undivided Capital of Jewish State’

By Abra Forman, Breaking Israel News— On Tuesday, Christians for Israel International presented a “Jerusalem Declaration” to President Reuven Rivlin at the President’s Residence in Jerusalem. The Declaration states that Christians acknowledge that the city of Jerusalem belongs to the Jewish people as part of God’s covenant promise and expresses unconditional support for the governance…