Israel’s New Defense Minister Begins Protecting Israel With Morning Prayers

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz, Breaking Israel News— Israel’s newly appointed Defense Minister’s first week was challenging with over 400 rockets fired at Israel from Gaza but he began it in proper fashion. After being sworn in on Tuesday morning, Bennett spent the night in the ministry dealing with the Islamic Jihad attacks. Yeshiva World reported…

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The Video the Turkish Dictator Doesn’t Want You to See

Recently, Turkish President (read: Dictator) Recep Tayyip Erdogan used his appearance before the UN General Assembly to rail against Israel and its “oppression” of the Palestinian Arabs. During the rant, Erdogan hinted at his militaristic ambitions (already being manifest in Turkey’s onslaught against the Kurds) by suggesting that if the international community remained unwilling to…

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Assad says Israel behind all anti-government forces in Syrian civil war

By Times of Israel— Syrian President Bashar Assad on Thursday charged that all the forces it has been fighting during the country’s eight-year civil war were “tools serving Israel directly or through the Americans,” and said he doesn’t recognize the existence of the modern-day nation of Israel. In a wide-ranging prerecorded interview on state television,…

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Video: Ancient Israelites’ Conquest of the Holy Land Revealed by Desert ‘Footprints’!

Israel’s heartland is home to some of the most awe-inspiring remnants of the Jewish people’s conquest of the Promised Land over 3,000 years ago. Archaeologists believe that six desert “footprints” in the Holy Land represent stopping points for the Jewish people when they entered Israel with Joshua leading the way. These structures share common features,…

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Israel Blocks Terrorists, Palestinians Block Critics

By Bassam Tawil, Gatestone Institute— For the past few months, Palestinians have been accusing Facebook of “waging war on Palestinian content” by suspending dozens of accounts belonging to Palestinian activists and groups suspected of anti-Israel incitement and promotion of terrorism. The Palestinians even went as far as accusing the social media giant of being in…

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The Silent Bystanders in the War Against the Jews

By Phyllis Chesler, FrontpageMag— Visibly Jewish civilians are being beaten on the streets in Europe and in North America. It reminds me of what happened in Germany in the mid-30s as documented by Erik Larson in his 2011 “In The Garden of the Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler’s Berlin.” In addition,…

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Islamic State leader leaves a legacy of terror

By Israel Hayom— Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi sought to establish a new Islamic “caliphate” across Syria and Iraq, but he might be remembered more as the ruthlessly calculating terrorist leader of the Islamic State group who brought terror to the heart of Europe and set up a short-lived organization so extreme that it was shunned even…

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“That’s No Way To Say Goodbye”: Maestro Mehta and Israel

By Inna Rogatchi, Times of Israel— JERUSALEM, MEHTA, MAHLER AND HATIKVA Beneath the Music Those are quite difficult moments, the moments of farewell. Especially if people are tight on in a family-like motto for the span of two generations. No wonder that the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, brilliant and one of a kind, to me, took…

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General James M. Hutchens’ legacy to continue at Beeson Divinity School with new scholarship for military chaplains in his name

By Kristen Padilla, Beeson Divinity School— General James M. Hutchens was brought to faith in Jesus Christ while he was an enlisted paratrooper by his Army unit chaplain. And because of that chaplain, General Hutchens not only became a Christian but also felt a call to follow him into military chaplaincy. After leaving the Army…

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How Moscow Inherited The Middle East

By Ilan Berman, Al-Hurra Digital— What a difference four years can make. In the Fall of 2015, Russia’s government made the decision to formally launch a military offensive in support of the regime of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad. Back then, the Kremlin’s regional position was profoundly weak. After a period of protracted post-Cold War decline,…

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