Obama, not Bibi, created U.S.-Israel crisis

By JONATHAN TOBIN, COMMENTARY— Since Barack Obama became president, The Atlantic’s Jeffrey Goldberg has been a reliable indicator of administration opinion about foreign-policy issues. Like some other journalists who can be counted on to support the president, he has been the recipient of some juicy leaks, especially when the White House wants to trash Israel’s…

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Prominent Temple Mount activist shot by Palestinian terrorist

By LEA SPEYER, BIN— Prominent Temple Mount activist Rabbi Yehuda Glick, 49, was seriously injured Wednesday evening in a terrorist assassination attempt outside Jerusalem’s Begin Center following a conference about Jewish presence on the Temple Mount. Glick, the head of the Temple Mount Faithful (Haliba) organization, was shot three times. The shooter was wearing a…

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Relations between Netanyahu and US administration reach new low

By ISRAEL TODAY— The Obama administration’s anger, public condemnation and displeasure over Israel’s building policies in the settlement blocs and Jerusalem, and the Netanyahu government’s open expression of contempt for Obama’s understanding of the Middle East, indicate that profound changes in the relationship may be coming. Recently a senior Obama administration official commented about Netanyahu…

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Bethlehem Bible College–purveyor of anti-Israel propoganda

By TRICIA MILLER, JPOST— According to its website, Bethlehem Bible College (BBC) is a Christian college founded for the purpose of training leaders to serve local Arab churches and communities. BBC affirms the National Association of Evangelicals’ Statement of Faith and believes the Bible to be the authoritative word of God. But there is another…

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1,000 reinforcements called in to protect Jerusalem

By BREAKING ISRAEL NEWS— Israeli security officials are deploying an additional 1,000 Israeli Police and Border Patrol forces in Jerusalem due to the recent escalation of violence and terror in the capital. Security forces are expected to work alongside the Jerusalem’s Municipality to help calm intense rioting in East Jerusalem. Forces plan to operate in…

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Evangelical support for Israel? Look to the east

By ROBERT STEARNS— There has been a great deal of press lately regarding the supposed rapid waning of evangelical support for Israel. It seems that at very nearly the same moment in which portions of the global Jewish community in general (and in Israel specifically) have become more fully aware of and connected with evangelical…

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Israeli Jews, Christians Call for Action vs. Persecuted Believers in Middle East

By NICOLE SCHIAVI JANSEZIAN, TRAVELUJAH— While Christians and other ethnic minorities face brutal persecution and even death across the Middle East at the hands of Islamic terrorists, Israel is the safest country in the region for followers of Jesus. And despite a war that ravaged Israel all summer, a record number of Christian tourists came to…

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