A report from Egyptian Christians

By SARA BALLENGER, CAPITAL HILL PRAYER PARTNERS— 1. UNDERSTANDING THE SITUATION IN EGYPT: SAT-7 Brings Firsthand Clarity In the wake of a bloody government crackdown on Egyptian protestors that left hundreds dead and thousands injured, SAT-7 Christian satellite television broadcasts from Egypt are bringing a firsthand view of the unethical practices of the Morsi presidency…

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The left and the Jews

By VLADIMIR TISMANEANU, FRONTPAGEMAG— Almost sixty-one years ago, in November 1952, in Prague, the former secretary general of the Czechoslovak Communist Party, a diehard, fanatic Stalinist, Rudolf Slansky, and 13 other prominent communists, mostly Jewish, were sentenced to death for alleged treason and Zionist conspiracy.  At the same time, Stalin’s terminal paranoia led to the…

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Palestinian lecturer denies Temple ever existed

During the negotiations at Camp David in 2000, Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat famously denied that a Jewish Temple in Jerusalem ever existed, much to President Bill Clinton’s amazement. Temple Denial has since metastasized in Palestinian popular belief. Under Arafat’s leadership, Palestinian historians were forbidden to refer to a historical Jewish Temple. Such historical reconstruction is…

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Netanyahu encourages Israeli Arab Christians to join IDF

By RYAN JONES, ISRAEL TODAY— Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has officially put his weight behind growing efforts to encourage young Israeli Arab Christians to join the Israeli army and fully integrate with Israeli society. The government has tried to initiate such programs in the past, only to create rifts in the Christian community and more…

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When synagogues burned in the Land of Israel

By MICHAEL FREUND, JPOST— This week marks the eighth anniversary on the Hebrew calendar of one of the darkest chapters in Israel’s recent past. It was on the 8th of Elul, 5765, (September 12, 2005), that Israel stood by and watched as Palestinian mobs ransacked synagogues abandoned by the Jewish state after the withdrawal from…

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Israel approves 900 additional homes in East Jerusalem

By ADIV STERMAN, TIMES OF ISRAEL— Two days before the scheduled resumption of peace talks with the Palestinians, a diplomatic source said Monday that Israel secretly authorized construction of 900 new housing units in East Jerusalem. The Housing Ministry later confirmed that additional permits for housing construction had indeed been issued. The new units will…

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Paying the ultimate price, again

By YOSSI TZUR, ISRAEL HAYOM— Today (Monday) we bereaved families will once again hold a “ceremony” at the Supreme Court. Every few years, under one pretext or another, the government decides to release murderous terrorists. Perhaps in exchange for a captive soldier, perhaps to recover soldiers’ bodies, or merely as a precondition for talks. Talks,…

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Destruction of Israel guaranteed, ayatollah says

By REZA KAHLILI, WND— Iran’s supreme leader promises in a newly released audiotape the destruction of Israel and Palestinians’ return to that land. Fars News Agency, an outlet run by the Revolutionary Guards, last week posted an audiotape of excerpts of Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s speeches to Palestinian officials and others with a title “Palestine will…

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