Purim's Message

BY JPOST STAFF— It has been falsely claimed of the late educator Ernst Simon (1899-1988) that he would intentionally avoid celebrating Purim. Uncomfortable with the idea that the Purim miracle included the killing of 75,000 enemies of the Jews, the traditional-minded Israel Prize laureate and co-founder of Brit Shalom purportedly would remain in Jerusalem on…

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Christian Palestinianism and the anti-Israel crusade

BY PAUL WILKINSON– For many years we have been concerned about the growing opposition within the Evangelical Church towards the modern state of Israel. This opposition is rooted in an interpretation of the Bible which views the Church as having replaced (or ‘fulfilled’) Israel in God’s prophetic purposes. In recent years this theology of replacement…

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Christian Palestinianism and the anti-Israel crusade

By Paul Wilkinson, Hazel Grove Full Gospel Church For many years we have been concerned about the growing opposition within the Evangelical Church towards the modern state of Israel.  This opposition is rooted in an interpretation of the Bible which views the Church as having replaced (or ‘fulfilled’) Israel in God’s prophetic purposes.  In recent…

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'Netanyahu has already divided Jerusalem!'

By RYAN JONES, Israel Today — A prominent Israeli activist told participants in the 8th annual Jerusalem Conference on Tuesday that while the world bickers over future control of Jerusalem, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has in fact already divided the city. Aryeh King of the Israel Land Fund charged that today eight neighborhoods on the…

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Israel Intercepts Ship Carrying Arms By Iranian Warships

BY DEBKAFILE The Israeli Navy’s elite Shayetet 13 commandos intercepted the German-owned A.S. Victoria Tuesday, March 15 about 320 kilometers off Israel’s Mediterranean coast on its way from the Turkish port of Mercin to Egyptian El Arish with Alexandria its final destination. The Liberian-flagged vessel was carrying a large consignment of weapons bound for the…

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Tens of thousands attend Fogel family funeral

BY TZVI BEN GEDALYAHU, ARUTZ SHEVA Tens of thousands attended the funeral for the five members of the Fogel family massacred at Itamar on Friday night. The entrance to Jerusalem was blocked off by police and vehicles diverted to an alternative entrance after the huge attendance brought traffic to a standstill. Israel’s major television channels…

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Israel okays wave of new settlements after attack

AFP — Israel said Sunday it has okayed hundreds of new settler homes after a gruesome weekend attack in which five Israelis, three of them children, were murdered in their beds in the West Bank. The ministerial committee for settlements, which met late on Saturday, approved construction of several hundred units across in Gush Etzion,…

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