Hamas, Fatah renew reconciliation attempt

BY SAMARA GREENBERG, JEWISH POLICY CENTER— Members of the Palestinian movements Fatah and Hamas met in Cairo over the weekend to discuss the implementation of their Egyptian-brokered reconciliation pact signed in May that has largely stalled. To “revive the reconciliation,” as Fatah representative Azzam Al-Ahmad put it, the two sides have agreed to a mutual…

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Return to the 1947 Partition Line

BY FRANK MEIR LOEWENBERG, WINNIPEG JEWISH REVIEW— A demand to implement the UN Partition Plan of 1947 is one of the options the Palestinians are studying in the wake of Washington’s decision to veto their request for statehood in September, according to Nabil Shaath, ex-Palestinian Foreign Minister and now Fatah commissioner for international relations.  He…

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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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