The Third Temple: The Double Decker Couch?

By Dale Harris, JPost— In the Lego movie, Emmet’s only creation was something called a double decker couch. His friends called it the dumbest thing they’d ever heard, pointless and useless. However, just as Emmet and his friends plunged into the ocean to escape their pursuers, Lord Business cried out to his team of assailants:…

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Israel asks Pope to intervene regarding Temple Mount and UNESCO

By Itamar Eichner and Brian Schrauger, Jerusalem Journal— The United Nation Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) passed a draft resolution on Thursday that failed to acknowledge the Jewish people’s ties to the Temple Mount. Across the political spectrum, the resolution has raised hackles in Israel. The proposal “strongly condemns the Israeli escalating aggressions and…

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UNESCO’s historical revisionism

By UNWATCH— UN Watch condemned UNESCO’s “historical revisionism” after the agency’s 58-member Executive Board adopted an inflammatory and one-sided Palestinian-drafted resolution, submitted by the Islamic states, which erases Jewish and Christian ties to Jerusalem and casts doubt on the connection between Judaism and the ancient city’s Temple Mount and Western Wall. The vote was 24…

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Hispanic evangelicals emerging as new powerhouse of support

By Rafael Medoff, JNS.org— When Hispanic-American pastors from around the country met in the nation’s capital last week, the main issue on their agenda was not immigration or health care – it was Israel. The pastors represented evangelical congregations from Connecticut to Oklahoma. This rapidly-growing portion of the U.S. Latino electorate could have a significant…

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NY Times pressures Obama to divide Israel

By Michael Snyder, Charisma News— While most Americans are focused on the endless circus surrounding Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, a drama of Earth-shattering importance is playing out behind the scenes. Most people seem to assume that we don’t have to be concerned about Barack Obama anymore because his second term is scheduled to end in…

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Lethargic Christian support for Israel

By Earl Cox, Israel Always— Much criticism has been levied against Christians for failing to strongly speak out against terrorism and anti-Semitism and for not doing much to combat the Arab-Muslim violence and atrocities taking place in the Middle East and especially in Israel. Why aren’t Christians having a greater impact against Hamas and Hezbollah…

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Congress Blasts Obama for Preparing Anti-Israel Offensive

By Jenna Lifhits, Weekly Standard— The Obama administration is manufacturing a crisis with Israel in anticipation of a post-election diplomatic push targeting the Jewish state, and this past week launched a series of broadsides criticizing the Israelis through the media and in press briefings, according to congressional sources and Jewish-American officials who spoke to THE…

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UNESCO votes: No connection between Temple Mount and Judaism

By TOVAH LAZAROFF, HERB KEINON, MICHAEL WILNER, ADAM RASGON, JPOST— In a 24-6 vote the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization on Thursday gave preliminary approval to a resolution that denies Jewish ties to its most holy religious sites: the Temple Mount and the Western Wall. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu slammed the vote stating:…

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Please help Holocaust survivors in Hungary

The Jerusalem Connection has been actively supporting the ministry of Larry and Dede Miller for the last two years. The Lev Project was born out of a promise the Millers made while looking into the eyes of Holocaust Survivors they met in Hungary during twelve years of ministry there. The Lev Project identifies survivors in critical need, collects…

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There Has Never Been a Sovereign Arab State in Palestine

By Eli Hertz— The artificiality of a Palestinian identity is reflected in the attitudes and actions of neighboring Arab nations who never established a Palestinian state themselves. Arabs in neighboring states, who control 99.9 percent of the Middle East land, have never recognized a Palestinian entity. The Arabs never established a Palestinian state when the…

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Why it matters: Israel

By Matthew Lee AP Diplomatic Writer— THE ISSUE: Support for Israel has been a mainstay of American foreign policy since the Jewish state’s creation in 1948. Despite occasionally strong and even pointed differences, successive U.S. administrations of both parties have steadily increased financial, military and diplomatic assistance to Israel over the past six decades. The…

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NY Times tells Obama to force peace deal on Israel at UN

By Israel National News— The New York Times editorial board has demanded that President Obama lead the charge in the UN Security Council to approve a resolution that would pressure Israel into an unfavorable peace deal. The NY Times’ demand to pressure Israel into a peace deal is apparently in response to Israel approving the construction…

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