Christian students to defend Israel abroad

by Ynetnews.com Knesset lobby recruits Christian ‘ambassadors’ to counter pro-Palestinian campaigns against Israel on overseas campuses. ‘When you send a Jewish student, they immediately say he’s not objective,’ explains MK Yoel Hasson In recent years, more and more Israeli politicians lecturing in universities abroad have had to deal with disturbances stirred up by pro-Palestinian students,…

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US Congress halts aid to Lebanese army

by Israel Today The US Congress has put an indefinite hold on $100 million in military assistance to Lebanon after what congressional leaders termed an “outrageous incident” when Lebanese forces opened fire on Israeli troops conducting routine border maintenance last week. An Israeli commander was killed and one of his deputies was seriously wounded by…

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Sukkot Apple Crisp

*Sukkot is connected to the “Feast of the Ingathering.”  This agricultural festival was connected to the time of year when farmers in ancient Israel gathered into the storehouses all of their crops from the field.  Since we are also celebrating the harvest during Sukkot it is tradtional to eat lots of seasonal fruits and vegetables. Ingredients 3 pounds granny smith…

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Saudi Columnist: 'There Is No Islam without Jihad'

Anas Zahed, a columnist for the Saudi government daily Al-Madina, criticized Arab and Muslim intellectuals who limit the term jihad to a personal, spiritual struggle and reject its interpretation as waging war against occupation, which he said is its principle meaning.   Following are excerpts:   “Islam without jihad is the product of colonialism and…

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