Obama Rebuffs Netanyahu on Setting Limits on Iran’s Nuclear Program

By MARK LANDLER and HELEN COOPER, NY TIMES— President Obama on Tuesday rejected an appeal by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel to spell out a specific “red line” that Iran could not cross in its nuclear program, a senior administration official said, deepening the divide between the allies over how to deal with Iran’s…

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Netanyahu: Israel understands America's pain over embassy murders

By RYAN JONES, ISRAEL TODAY— Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday conveyed Israel’s condolences to the United States over this week’s murders of four consular staff members at the American diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, noting that no nation knows better than Israel what it is like to deal with such brutal acts of…

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Rosh Hashanah Guide for the Perplexed

By YORAM ETTINGER, 1.  Rosh Hashanah and the Shofar (ritual ram’s horn) symbolize and commemorate:  *The annual reaffirmation of faith in God; *The first human-being, Adam, was created on Rosh Hashanah, the sixth day of Creation, the first day of the Jewish month of Tishrey; *The opening of Noah’s Ark following the flood; *The almost-sacrifice…

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The Temple Mount is in our Hands

By RABBI TULY WEISZ, ISRAEL365— To read more fascinating and inspiring articles about the Shofar, please visit https://israel365.co.il/Home/RoshHashanah# It was 1967 and Israel was confident that the year would pass without more war.  Egypt’s Nasser had poor relations with Jordan and besides, Egypt’s defeat at the hands of Israel in 1956 was an embarrassment still fresh…

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Leviticus: The Sound of Liberty

By RABBI TULY WEISZ, ISRAEL365— To read more fascinating and inspiring articles about the Shofar, please visit https://israel365.co.il/Home/RoshHashanah# The Shofar was used as a clarion call at specific moments throughout the Bible. One of the prominent places the Shofar appears is to alert Israel to the Jubilee Year. You shall count for yourself seven cycles of…

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The world is blind concerning Israel

By EARL COX, CHRISTIAN COALITION— How can the entire world seemingly ignore the realities of the conflict between Israel and her Arab neighbors — including the very real threats to Israel’s existence from radical Islam? Is it just blindness, or is it something much deeper? Have world leaders not learned any lessons from past history? Can they…

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Sometimes it is better the devil you know

By VICTOR SHARPE— According to 71-year-old French surgeon, Jacques Beres, who co-founded Doctors without Borders and who has recently returned to France from two weeks in the city of Aleppo, Syria’s main commercial center, the rebels there are determined to usher in a worldwide Islamic caliphate: “It’s really something strange to see,” he said. “They…

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