Magog, Meshach, Tubal, Persia and Today

By Bill Wilson, Daily Jot— A possibly significant prophetic event occurred over the weekend when voters in Turkey passed a referendum to afford the country’s president near dictatorial powers by replacing the nation’s parliamentary system with a presidential government. Associated Press reports that some 18 changes will “allow the president to appoint ministers, senior government…

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Anti-Semitism: Out of hibernation and traveling at warp speed

By Earl Cox, JPOST— After a hiatus of relative calm, anti-Semitism has been accelerating at an alarming pace across the globe. Its most ominous surge is in Europe, Australia and North America—those traditional bastions of equal rights. All is not quiet on the Western front. Global anti-Semitism rose 30 percent in 2013 and 40 percent…

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The perplexing Middle East labyrinth vs. Western policy

By Ambassador (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, “Second Thought: a US-Israel initiative”   1. In the pursuit of peace, alliances and interests, western policy-makers tend to sacrifice perplexing Middle East reality on the altar of oversimplification and wishful-thinking, which has fueled regional fires. 2. According to the Lebanese-born Prof. Fouad Ajami, former Director of Middle East Studies…

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Christ at the checkpoint still demonizing Israel

By Susan Warner, Frontpagemag— Two years ago, in a news briefing, the International Christian Embassy Jerusalem (ICEJ) was among the first to sound the alarm that Evangelical Christians had launched an organized effort to abandon their long-held Biblical commitment to Israel: “Just when the annual ‘Israel Apartheid Week’ campaign will be hitting college campuses across…

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The legality of Israeli sovereignty over Judea and Samaria according to International law

By Karen Stahl-Don, LLM, MA I. Introduction The purpose of this report is to explain that international law supports Israel’s claim to sovereignty over Judea and Samaria and to debunk the claim that Israel is illegally occupying that land. This report demonstrates that the international community’s pervasive belief that Israeli settlements are illegal under international…

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Why are these seders different from all other seders? Because Jesus serves as paschal lamb

BY RICH TENORIO, Times of Israel— While the majority of American Jews sit down to a seder this Passover as usual, they might not be aware that many Christians will hold seders of their own. Some of the latter will present both the traditional Jewish narrative and the importance of the holiday to Christianity. Others…

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Israel and Obama’s political war

By Caroline Glick, Jpost— Eli Lake from Bloomberg set off a firestorm in the US this week with his revelation on Monday that in the last six months of the Obama administration, Susan Rice, former president Barack Obama’s national security adviser, requested that the US intelligence community enable her to use foreign intelligence collection as…

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