France leads world aliyah for the first time ever

By ARUTZ SHEVA— France for the first time has become the country with the highest numbers of aliyah (immigration to Israel), according to the French office of the Jewish Agency for Israel on Friday. “France is today the leading country for Jewish emigration to Israel. It has never been before,” said Ariel Kandel, who heads…

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Pro-Islamic state gathering on Temple Mount filmed by Israeli TV

By TIMES OF ISRAEL— Israel’s Channel 10 on Wednesday night broadcast what it said was footage from a recent “Islamic State gathering” on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. The report, which is to be broadcast in full next week, said the gathering underlined that Islamic State intends to focus on Israel in the future. Formally,…

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Big media ignores Hamas’s ugliest crimes

By KHALED ABU TOAMEH, GATESTONE— During the recent war in the Gaza Strip, armed Hamas militias committed the ugliest crimes and violations. This charge was not made by the Israeli Government Press Office or the Israel Defense Forces spokesman. Rather, it was Palestinians who made this charge – and not just ordinary ones. Leaders of…

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PA plan seeks Palestinian state, IDF pullout within 3 years

By TIMES OF ISRAEL— Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas plans to present a framework for renewed peace talks with Israel, according to a Palestinian ex-minister close to Abbas. In an effort to jumpstart stalled peace talks and expedite the establishment of a Palestinian state, Abbas is preparing to present Israel with a specific timetable for…

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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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