US condemns Israel over land claim in Judea and Samaria

By LEA SPEYER— The US condemned Israel on Sunday for its plan to appropriate some 1,000 acres of land in Judea and Samaria to state control. The land is close to where three Israeli teenagers were kidnapped and murdered by Hamas terrorists in June. “We have long made clear our position to continued settlement activity,”…

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Spot Report: Is our incompetent government of God?

Think on this: “The authorities that exist have been established by God — there is no authority except that which God has established.” … “Jesus said, ‘All authority in heaven and earth has been given to me.’”… “Yahweh has established His throne in heaven and His kingdom rules over all.” (Romans 13:2; Matthew 28:18; Psalm…

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Captured Hamas Militants Spill the Beans on Gaza War Crimes

BY ISRAEL TODAY— During the summer’s Gaza war, hundreds of Hamas militants surrendered to or were otherwise captured by Israeli forces. In the course of interrogation, many of these prisoners were candid regarding the unlawful tactics of their leaders. A statement released by the Shin Bet, or Israel Security Agency (the local equivalent of the…

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Is the Gaza War Really Over?

By KHALED ABU TOAMEH, GATESTONE— The Egypt-brokered cease-fire may achieve some calm for Israelis and Palestinians in the foreseeable future, particularly in the aftermath of the severe blow Hamas and Islamic Jihad suffered as a result of Israel’s massive military operation. Indeed, Hamas and its allies will now be busy rebuilding the damage in the…

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Video: Iron Dome intercepts 15 rockets at once

By BIN— What some call one of the greatest technological inventions, others call watching the hand of God in action. The Iron Dome missile defense system is Israel’s greatest weapon at countering Hamas’s rocket attacks on Israel and protecting those living in the Holy Land. Iron Dome is able to calculate the trajectory of an…

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Leading Rabbis Call Day of Prayer and Fasting Over Gaza

By ISRAEL TODAY— A group of leading Israeli rabbis declared Monday a day of prayer and fasting, a “mini Yom Kippur,” in their words, over the degenerating security situation in the country. The initiative was spearheaded by Rabbi Aharon Leib Shteinman (pictured), the top non-hassidic orthodox rabbi in the country, who called for 24 hours…

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The continuing blunder of retreat

By VICTOR SHARPE, FAMILY SECURITY MATTERS— In 2006, when I first published Volume One of my trilogy, Politicide: The attempted murder of the Jewish state, I wrote the following in the foreword: “The Israeli government of Ariel Sharon from 2004 onwards is increasingly criticized, especially over what became known as the “disengagement plan,” a euphemism…

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