175 Nations, 7 Continents, 1 Prayer

As the Bible said it would, Jerusalem has become a cup of controversy on the global stage today (Zech. 12:2-3). RIGHT NOW… there are increasing threats from many nations against God’s covenant city, there are escalating tensions surrounding the inhabitants of the land of Israel, and there are ever-increasing global repercussions for all mankind because…

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PM lobbies world envoys against Palestinian statehood bid

BY HERB KEINON, JPOST— Israel is prepared to make concessions, but the Palestinians have shown no indication of a willingness on their own for compromise, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said Monday to a group of 18 ambassadors to Washington from Asian, European, African and Latin American countries who don’t usually vote for Israel at the UN.…

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2,000 Year Old Sword, Menorah 'Sketch' Found

BY GIL RONEN, ARUTZ 7— Exciting finds, including an intact Roman era sword and a stone “sketch” engraving of the Menorah, have been discovered in archeological digs near the Temple Mount recently, and the Antiquities Authority is making them known for Tisha B’Av – the anniversary of the Temple’s destruction. The Authority has been digging…

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Palestinians planning new wave of violence, warns Israeli FM

BY ISRAEL TODAY— Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Sunday warned that the Palestinian Authority is planning to unleash a new wave of violence against Israel in conjunction with its bid for UN recognition of a Palestinian state at the UN in September. The Palestinian leadership “is planning violence and bloodshed on a scale that…

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More than a quarter-million take to the streets in ‘Israeli summer’ protest

BY SHEERA FRENKEL, JEWISHWORLDREVIEW— More than a quarter-million Israelis marched Saturday evening against the high cost of housing, though many Israelis said it was a general protest over the struggle to make ends meet. “Every month was the same. We would work and cut coupons and hold off on anything frivolous. Still, we would end…

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Hamas Official Claims Shalit Held ‘Under Good Conditions’

BY ELAD BENARI, ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS— A senior member of Hamas said Sunday that kidnapped Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit is being held by Hamas terrorists under good conditions. Sheik Hassan Yousef, a Hamas founder and one of its top operatives in Judea and Samaria who helped plan many of the terrorist group’s attacks in the…

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81 congressmen to visit Israel in coming weeks

BY HERB KEINON, JPOST— Eighty-one congressmen, or about 20 percent of the US House of Representatives, will visit Israel over the next three weeks during Congress’s summer recess, with the first group of 26 Democrats scheduled to arrive on Monday. The Democratic delegation will be followed by two Republican ones, bringing a total of 55…

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IAF Generals ‘Loudly’ Demanding Strike on Iran

By LJ970 — Middle East War and Peace — The commanders of the IDF, especially those in the Air Force, are making “increasingly loud” demands to strike Iran’s nuclear program, a German news source reported. According to Der Spiegel, the question of how Israel will eventuallydeal with the threat of a nuclear Iran depends in part…

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