Christians Increasingly Taking Part in Passover Celebrations

BY NICOLE JANSEZIAN, TRAVELUJAH—  Why is this Passover night different from all the rest? Mainly because more and more Christians, both in Israel and overseas, will be partaking in some observance of Passover, a phenomenon that is catching on among many Christians, evangelical and otherwise. Erev Pesach (Passover Eve) begins at sunset on Monday night…

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PM appoints new Schalit mediator for Gilad's release

BY  TOVAH LAZAROFF AND GREER FAY CASHMAN, JPOST— Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Sunday appointed David Meidan to replace Hagai Hadas in efforts to broker a deal with Hamas and gain the release of captive soldier Gilad Schalit, who has been held in Gaza for almost five years. Netanyahu informed Schalit’s parents, Noam and Aviva,…

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US House Speaker Says He'll Invite PM to Speak

BY JPOST— US House Speaker John Boehner will invite Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to address a joint meeting of the US Congress during a visit to Washington next month, Boehner’s office announced on Thursday. Boehner will extend the formal invitation once Congress approves a resolution providing for the joint session, Boehner’s office said in a…

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Jewish Students Under Assault — Part I

BY JONATHAN ROSENBLUM, JEWISHMEDIARESOURCES— Jewish college students find themselves increasingly under attack on campuses around the world. The seventh annual Israel Apartheid Week just took place on 55 campuses world-wide. Canada’s Immigration Minister Jason Kenney rightly described such events seeking to “promote Palestinian human rights” as “accompanied by anti-Semitic harassment, intimidation and bullying.” Canadian Prime…

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Palestinian state by September

BY ISRAEL TODAY— Israelis are growing anxious over the international community’s renewed rush to impose a peace settlement on Israel and the Palestinian Arabs. And the world’s impatience is being fueled by Palestinian threats to unilaterally declare statehood in September, even in the absence of a final status peace deal. Palestinian leaders have publicly announced…

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US Blocks Quartet Move to Propose Pro-PA Final Status Plan

BY TZVI BEN GEDALYAHU, ARUTZ 7 The United States on Tuesday blocked a Quartet move to impose on Israel a final status plan for the Palestinian Authority. Foreign media had reported that the initiative would re-start the “peace process.” Britain, France and Germany were behind the initiative for the meeting of the Quartet, comprised of…

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Condition of teen injured in Hamas bus attack worsens

BY JPOST.COM— The condition of Daniel Viflic, the 16-year-old boy injured in the anti-tank missile attack on a school bus in the Negev on last week, has worsened, according to a statement released by Beersheba’s Soroka Medical Center on Tuesday. The boy’s condition was upgraded to extremely critical and life-threatening. Viflic suffered severe head trauma…

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