One New Man, Week 3, Shared Teachings from Jim Hutchens

Who are Abraham’s Descendants? In Romans 9, Paul makes an astonishing assertion. He claims that physical linage will not be the criteria that determine Abraham’s descendants. He writes: “It is not as though God’s word had failed. For not all who are descended from Israel are Israel. Nor because they are his descendants are they…

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The Israel Law Center: Fighting for Justice on Court Battlegrounds

By Arlene Bridges Samuels, CBN Israel— “Money drives terrorism,” declares prominent American attorney Alan Dershowitz. “If funding is cut, terrorism is reduced.” So says Dershowitz in his review of Nitsana Darshan-Leitner’s 2017 book Harpoon: Inside the Covert War Against Terrorism’s Money Masters. The book addresses Israel’s tactics of starving terrorist organizations of the funds they…

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Iran’s War in Yemen: America’s Problem

By Shoshana Bryen, The Hill— “The Senate voted on Thursday to end American military assistance for Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen,” wrote the New York Times in a recent article that never mentioned Iran, thereby missing the entire point. The Senate’s goal was to punish Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, known as MbS, for…

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The U.N. Refugee Agency With Few Actual Refugees

By Richard Goldberg and Jonathan Schanzer, Wall Street Journal— Lost amid President Trump’s unceremonious send-off were a pair of Jan. 14 tweets from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo : Of the more than five million people identified as “Palestinian refugees” by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency, fewer than 200,000 meet the criteria for…

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Israel Headed to Fourth Elections in Two Years

By David Parsons, International Christian Embassy Jerusalem—- As we enter the new year 2021, Israel is heading to its fourth elections in the past two years. This election will yet again focus on whether to continue under the security and stability the country has known under longtime Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu or finally move on…

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WATCH: Is Iran Playing Hardball With the United States?

US officials issuing dire warnings as they discuss the foreign policy challenges facing the new Joe Biden administration. The US State Department has issued serious warnings about Iran indicating that the regime is not far from breakout time for a nuclear bomb. The accelerated actions of the regime seem like Iran is taking advantage of…

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Israeli Treatment for Severe Cases of COVID-19 Shows Excellent Results in Phase 2 Trials

By Benjamin Kerstein, Algemeiner— An Israeli treatment for patients suffering from severe cases of Covid-19 showed excellent results in its Phase 2 trials. Israeli news site N12 reported that Israeli company Enlivex Therapeutics announced the results of the trials of its drug Allocetra on Wednesday. Allocetra is intended to prevent the immune system from overreacting…

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How should pro-Israel Evangelicals think about – and pray for – President Biden and his team in 2021?

By Arlene Bridges Samuels, AllIsrael— For an American Christian Zionist like me who married into the Jewish tribe, my adjustment to the new dynamic of a Biden administration is challenging. I’ve been deeply immersed-and privileged-to work professionally on behalf of Israel for almost twenty years. It has now dawned on me that I am living…

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Is COVID-19 mutating into antisemitism?

By Michael Freund, Jerusalem Post— It’s a tale nearly as old as the Jewish people, one that stretches back to the dawn of our existence as a nation. Targeted by unimaginable hatred, singled out for bizarre and often self-contradictory conspiracy theories, Jews have time and again seen antisemitism flare up throughout history. Sadly, in this…

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Israel’s Defense Ministry demands special funding for attack on Iran

By Batya Jerenberg, World Israel News— Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met Monday evening with the finance and defense ministers, their top staff, and the chief of staff to discuss the allocation of “at least” 3 billion shekels to prepare for a possible attack on Iran, Kan 11 News reported Monday. The Defense Ministry made its…

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California Is Cleansing Jews From History

By Emily Benedek, Tablet—- In the fall of 2016, California’s then Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law a mandate to develop an ethnic studies program for high schools in California. California’s public schools have the most ethnically diverse student body in the nation, with three-quarters of students belonging to minorities and speaking over 90 languages.…

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3,000-year-old fragments of cloth dyed with Royal Purple found in Israel

By Jewish News Syndicate—- In a groundbreaking discovery, Israeli archaeologists have recovered scraps of fabric dyed in royal purple, also known as true purple, dating back to the era of the biblical King David. The remnants of woven fabric, a tassel and fibers of wool, were uncovered in a heap of industrial waste at “Slave’s…

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The Palestinian Plan to Dupe the Biden Administration

By Bassam Tawil, Gatestone Institute— One week after he entered the 17th year of his four-year term in office, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas finally announced new parliamentary and presidential elections, scheduled to take place in May and July 2021. His announcement was carefully timed to coincide with the inauguration week of President Joe Biden…

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Israel’s message to Biden: No removal of Iran sanctions without a new nuclear deal

By Ariel Kahana, Israel Hayom— In the past few weeks, officials in Israel have been preparing for the sweeping policy changes expected with the start of the Biden administration, the top priority issue being the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. Jerusalem is very concerned by statements from US President Joe Biden and other senior members of…

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Gantz blocks Netanyahu’s ‘irresponsible’ push to legalize West Bank outposts

By Times of Israel— After the government approved almost 800 new housing units in West Bank settlements this week, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday tried to also legalize six unrecognized outposts, but was thwarted by Defense Minister Benny Gantz. The proposal came a day before the inauguration of US President-elect Joe Biden, potentially further…

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Trump’s Middle East Achievements and Hopes for a Robust Biden U.S.-Israel Relationship

By Arlene Bridges Samuels, CBN Israel— Thousands of words have been written about President Donald Trump’s exceptional policies toward Israel and the greater Middle East. His administration’s actions are pretty well known. Yet Israel—a nation familiar with constant hostility, relentless terror, and attacks from the United Nations—received from the Trump Administration another commodity that cannot…

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