Demonstration of True Reconciliation Between Jews, Arabs, Turks

By Charles Gardner, Jpost— The Middle East peace process has taken a new turn with the hosting in Manchester, England, of a conference aimed at building bridges between Arabs and Jews who have become followers of Jesus. Key figures behind the event, and the vision of the so-called ‘Isaiah 19 Highway’, are Robert Sakr and…

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Jews face a widening rift

By Douglas Bloomfield, Jpost— The growing rift between Israel and non-Orthodox American Jews widened last week when Religious Services Minister David Azoulay called Reform Judaism “a disaster for the people of Israel.” He’s not the first nor will he be the last to make such charges. He represents the Sephardi ultra-Orthodox Shas party, whose leaders…

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Reaching the tipping point for campus anti-Semitism

By Adam Milstein, Times of Israel— A wave of anti-Semitism is sweeping across American universities. During the 2014-2015 school year, resolutions calling for a boycott of the Jewish state were passed by 15 student governments — and considered by more than 15 others. At UCLA, the student government passed a boycott resolution against Israel by…

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Islamic State threatens to ‘uproot’ Israel, topple Hamas

By Times of Israel— The Islamic State terror group has threatened to “uproot the state of the Jews” and pursue “Hamas dictators” in Gaza. In a video published Tuesday, IS accused the Islamist Hamas of being soft in enforcing religious law in the Palestinian enclave it controls. “We will uproot the state of the Jews…

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Heeding his call, United Church of Christ divests from Israel

By LEA SPEYER, Breaking Israel News— Top officials of the United Church of Christ (UCC) voted on Tuesday to divest from companies that conduct business in Judea and Samaria. During the church’s annual meeting in Cleveland, the groups General Synod endorsed the move with a final vote of 508-124 with 38 abstentions. Unlike a similar…

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ISIS purportedly threatens to ‘slaughter’ Christian Arabs living in Jerusalem

By Daniel Eisenbud, JPost— Menacing Arabic flyers purportedly issued by an Islamic State branch in Jerusalem, threatened Christian Arabs over the weekend with slaughter unless they flee the capital by the end of Ramadan. While the authenticity of the leaflets, which bear the Islamic State insignia, cannot be verified, they called upon like-minded zealots to…

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Ukraine office to help prospective immigrants to Israel prove Jewishness

By Jewish Telegraphic Agency— Rabbis from Israel and Ukraine opened an office in eastern Ukraine that will help prospective immigrants to Israel prove they are Jewish. The office, which opened last week in Dnepropetrovsk, aims to facilitate the process for those seeking to immigrate to Israel under its Law of Return for Jews and their kin.…

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‘Christian Tidal Wave About to Crash on BDS’

By Arutz Sheva— The Christian Zionist NPO Proclaiming Justice to the Nations (PJTN) on Monday welcomed the adoption of anti-BDS resolutions it has pushed for at the Pennsylvania House of Representatives and New York State Assembly. In the New York vote adopting the resolution that aims to fight the economic boycott movement against the Jewish…

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Israeli advocacy group teaches foreign lawyers how to fight BDS

By ISRAEL HAYOM— Some 70 attorneys from around the world arrived in Israel over the weekend to attend a special seminar hosted by Shurat Hadin, the Israel Law Center organization, on how best to fight the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement and lawfare efforts against Israel worldwide. The seminar, scheduled to take place between June 29…

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The anti-Israel Christian activists you never heard of

By MIRIAM ELMAN, LEGAL INSURRECTION— Sabeel Ecumenical Liberation Theology Center, a Palestinian Christian organization headquartered in Jerusalem, is a group you probably never heard of. But Sabeel plays a critical role in seeking to reverse Christian support for Israel around the world. In the U.S., Friends of Sabeel – North America (FOSNA) is behind or…

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No More Christian Events in Jerusalem Without Rabbi’s Approval After Orthodox Jews Accuse Christians of ‘Forced Conversions’

By Vincent Funaro , Christian Post Reporter— The Jerusalem Municipality will now have to consult with the city’s Rabbis before allowing Christians to host events in the city after the haredi, a group of ultra-orthodox Jews, accused Christians of forcing conversions at a conference held there last month. The respected orthodox Jewish officials issued complaints…

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Playing up to Palestinians is playing with the fire of G-d

By Earl Cox, Israel Always— An agreement has been released by the Pope of the Roman Catholic Church and in it he referred to the “State of Palestine.” The agreement deals with aspects of “the life and activity of the Catholic Church in Palestine.” This treaty is very disturbing in that the Vatican is officially…

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