Foreign Ministry chief chalks up Paris conference as win for Israel

By Alexander Fulbright, Times of Israel— Irael’s new Foreign Ministry chief on Monday hailed the lackluster outcome of Sunday’s Paris peace conference as a victory for Israel, saying Israel’s decision not to show up sent a message to the international community. Director General Yuval Rotem took over as head of the Foreign Ministry at the…

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Sweeping away the refuge of lies (Isaiah 28:16-17)

By Avner Boskey, Final Frontier Ministries— Yesterday (Sunday January 15, 2017) in the early evening a rooster crowed in Paris. A small droplet of victory fell from Heaven. The “Conférence pour la Paix au Proche-Orient” (Conference for Peace in the Near East) decided not to approve its original detailed pre-conference communiqué which would have been…

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74% Republicans, 33% Democrats back Israel over Palestinians — poll

By JTA— The difference between the proportion of Republicans and Democrats who sympathize with Israel over the Palestinians is the largest it has been in surveys dating to 1978, according to a new report. While 74 percent of Republicans sympathize more with Israel than the Palestinians, the number is 33% for Democrats, according to a…

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Christians Cannot Let Israel Stand Alone Against the Nations

By Rev. Cheryl L. Hauer Israel is facing very real and imminent danger to her very existence; if ever the intercession of her Christian friends was critical it is at this very moment in history. This Sunday, January 15, 2017, has the frightening potential to join the ranks of those historic days that are known as…

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Abbas asks Putin to stop Trump from moving the embassy

By Elad Benari, Arutz7– Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas has asked Russian President Vladimir Putin to intervene in order to stop the United States from moving its embassy to Jerusalem. Top PA official Saeb Erekat told AFP on Friday he had passed on the message from Abbas to Putin during a visit to Moscow…

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The UN and 70 NATIONS against Israel – Prophetic?

By Pastor Carl Gallups— Israel is bracing for more hostile declarations from a bloc of more than 70 nations meeting Sunday in Paris with the goal of embracing a document that calls for a two-state solution with a Palestinian state formed within the 1949 boundaries. In Jewish tradition there were 70 original nations, dispersed by…

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John Kerry, 72 Countries Set to Gang Up On Israel At Paris ‘Peace’ Summit on Sunday

By Aaron Klein, Breitbart— In a shameful display of rogue diplomacy, 72 countries – minus Israel – are set to attend a Middle East “peace” conference in Paris on Sunday widely expected to set the parameters for a future Palestinian state. Fresh from his 70-minute speech two weeks ago largely singling out Israel for condemnation,…

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Obama’s betrayal of Israel

By Guy Millière, Gatestone Institute— The Middle East is in chaos. More than half a million people have been killed in the Syrian war and the number is rising. Bashar al-Assad’s army used chemical weapons and barrel bombs against civilians; Russia has bombed schools and hospitals. Syrians, Christians, Yazidis, Libyans, Yemenis and Egyptians all face…

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Tillerson criticizes U.S. decision to abstain from U.N. Israel vote

By Steven Mufson and Karoun Demirjian, Washington Post— Rex Tillerson condemned the Obama administration’s decision not to veto a U.N. Security Council resolution critical of Israel’s development of settlements on the West Bank. The former ExxonMobil chief said the resolution was “not helpful” and “undermines” the conditions for peace talks to continue. He described Secretary…

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