Arab church that backs Israel shuttered by Palestinian Authority

BY RYAN JONES, ISRAEL TODAY— The First Baptist Church in Bethlehem was ordered closed by the Palestinian Authority on Saturday, according to Rabbi Russell Resnik of the Union of Messianic Jewish Congregations. Resnik reported the incident after meeting with Pastor Steven Khoury, the son of First Baptist’s head pastor, Naim Khoury. “Steven told me that…a…

They murder and so we build

BY VICTOR SHARPE— One year ago, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu wanted to hear the world, or at least the allegedly civilized Western world, condemn in emphatic words of sincere condemnation the barbaric slaughter of a Jewish family – the Fogels – a vile crime perpetrated by Arabs calling themselves Palestinians. But the Prime Minister needn’t…

Dep. Foreign Minister: Peace Can't Cost Israel its Existence

BY ELAD BENARI, ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS— Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon said on Wednesday that Israel wants to achieve peace with its Arab neighbors, but stressed that peace cannot come at the price of Israel’s existence. Speaking with Arutz Sheva on the sidelines of the 12th Annual Herzliya Conference, Ayalon said, “We have to be…