Dr. Brad Young: Growth in Christian Jewish relations major Miracle

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz, Breaking Israel News— While many religious thinkers and leaders bemoan the enormous chasm separating Jews and Christians, few are taking theology-based actions to fix the problem. Dr. Brad Young, a Christian theologist who studied in Jerusalem and now teaches in America, is one of the few uniquely qualified thinkers to straddle…

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‘A Clinton presidency would be terrible for Israel’

By David Rosenberg, Arutz7-— Despite pledges early in the primary season to maintain neutrality in dealings with Israel and the Palestinian Authority, Donald Trump has since emphasized his pro-Israel bona fides and hinted at a major deviation from policies supported by presidents of both parties since the 1967 Six Day War, including the two-state solution,…

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Hillary Clinton’s private emails about Israel

By Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, Breitbart— November will see one of the consequential elections of our lifetime. With Israel and the world enduring another cycle of terrorism, and the Jewish State’s very existence threatened by the catastrophic Iran deal, the American election has a direct bearing on Israel’s future. I’ve written in the past about the State…

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US Jewish groups dismayed by Movement for Black Lives accusing Israel of genocide

By Danielle Ziri, Jpost— Jewish American groups have expressed dismay last week after the Movement for Black Lives, a coalition of more than 50 organizations, published its platform in which it accuses Israel of genocide against the Palestinians. Beyond this accusation and the use of the word “apartheid” to describe Israel, the platform includes a…

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Israel Defense Ministry blasts Obama remark about Iran deal

By World Israel News— The Israel Defense Ministry released a strong statement in direct response to President Obama’s contention that Israel now acknowledges the benefits of the nuclear deal with Iran, comparing the deal to the failed Munich pact with the Nazis prior to World War II. “The Israeli defense establishment believes that agreements have…

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Goodbye, God Gap: Trump and Clinton Have Churchgoers Unusually Split

By Christianity Today— Donald Trump seems to be breaking yet another political tradition this election: the “God gap.” In previous US elections, polls consistently showed that a person’s level of religiosity—how important their faith is to them and how often they attend church—was one of the biggest predictors in how they would vote. The more…

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Israeli government committee recognizes Armenian genocide

By JNS.org— An Israeli Knesset committee has announced that it recognizes the Armenian Genocide, encouraging the Israeli government to formally adopt the move. “It is our moral obligation to recognize the holocaust of the Armenian nation,” said the Education, Culture and Sports Committee chairman MK Yaakov Margi (Shas). Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein asked in early…

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Ministry warns: Hamas NGO scandal deeper than imagined

By Rachel Kaplan, Arutz7— Ministry of Foreign Affairs Director Dore Gold condemned the NGO World Vision’s transfer of funds to Hamas. In a published statement, Gold expressed his horror that “one of the largest charitable and humanitarian aid organizations in the world” gave “approximately $7.2 million to the military wing of Hamas…mainly to strengthen its…

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This Video Epitomizes the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

By Israel Today— Israelis, including Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (see below), were horrified by a video clip posted to the Internet showing a Palestinian father trying to get his 4-year-old son to attack an Israeli soldier in hopes that the soldier would respond with violence and thereby bolster claims that Israelis are violent racists. Instead,…

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Former White House Official: State Department’s Latest Assault on Israel Indicates Obama Administration Seeking Even Greater Distance From Jewish State

By Ruthie Blum, Algemeiner— The State Department’s latest assault on Israel is further proof of the Obama administration’s deep conviction that “more distancing between itself and Jerusalem is a good thing for the United States,” a top adviser to former US President George W. Bush told The Algemeiner on Monday. “Its obsession with housing construction…

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King David’s descendants making case to reclaim ownership of the Temple Mount

By Breaking Israel News— In another manifestation of Biblical precepts interacting with modern life, a private foundation representing the descendants of King David recently launched a lawsuit presenting a legal claim to ownership of the Temple Mount. While their claim is legally sound and verifiable, it faces significant political hurdles. One of the suit’s beneficiaries,…

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