News Archive

January 2013

Arabs, West confirm Israel hit Syria; Iran threatens retaliation
Posted on Thursday, January 31, 2013
Hezbollah blasts Israel for air strike, Syria says it proves rebels are cooperating with 'Zionists'; Iran says consequences coming for Tel Aviv
Expert: Netanyahu in good strategic position
Posted on Thursday, January 31, 2013
Israeli political expert says Likud lost recent election, but Netanyahu won, and now has several options to keep himself in power
Report: Israel hits Syrian target; Israelis scramble for gas masks
Posted on Wednesday, January 30, 2013
After Lebanon complains of Israeli fly-overs, Western diplomats say Israelis hit target on Syrian side of border
What if Jesus ran in Israeli election
Posted on Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Messianic leader asks average Israelis if they would have voted for Jesus or one of His followers in recent national election
Israel seen gearing up for possible war in north
Posted on Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Anti-missile systems deployed to Haifa, top leaders meet on what to do if Syrian chemical weapons are taken by Hezbollah
Bethlehem bans contact with Israel
Posted on Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Mayor of Bethlehem says has had enough of Israeli and Palestinian organizations trying to 'normalize relations' with one another
NASA helps inaugurate space center in Israeli Arab town
Posted on Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Opening of new Moona science and space center in Sakhnin is part of week-long memorial festival marking Columbia shuttle disaster
Palestinians attack Israeli bus, kindergarten; riots in Jerusalem
Posted on Monday, January 28, 2013
Series of attacks show that Jerusalem remains tense and ready to explode given the right conditions
Tests show Ariel Sharon's condition might be improving
Posted on Monday, January 28, 2013
Doctors shocked to find significant brain activity during scan of comatose former prime minister
Reports: Iran nuclear facility destroyed
Posted on Sunday, January 27, 2013
News of massive explosion at key nuclear facility comes days after former Iranian diplomat warns Tehran will use nukes against Israel
Germany's Merkel: Forever responsible for Nazi crimes
Posted on Sunday, January 27, 2013
On anniversary of Hitler's rise, German leader says nation's obligation to victims of Nazis will never expire
Charity for Holocaust Survivors
Posted on Thursday, January 24, 2013
International Holocaust Remembrance Day is coming up. Will you take action to love and support the Holocaust survivors among us?
Palestinians desecrate Jewish holy site
Posted on Thursday, January 24, 2013
Joseph's Tomb once again the victim of Palestinian Arab vandalism, and once again the desecration fails to elicit a single mention in the mass media
Israel: Support for France's Mali incursion reveals world hypocrisy
Posted on Thursday, January 24, 2013
Israel applauds world for supporting France's fight against terror, but wonders why it doesn't receive the same backing
Messianic schoolkids mark Tu Bishvat with tree planting
Posted on Thursday, January 24, 2013
Children from Jerusalem's Messianic day school celebrate "new year of the trees" at Messianic village outside Jerusalem
What are Netanyahu's options after poor election showing?
Posted on Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Netanyahu has few coalition options following the election, but if he can pull off some skillful negotiating, he could forge a stable gov't
Why Netanyahu 'lost' the election
Posted on Wednesday, January 23, 2013
With a decrease in Likud's mandates, Netanyahu might be the next prime minister, but it certainly was no victory
High voter turnout; Right pulls out narrow victory
Posted on Tuesday, January 22, 2013
What looked to be something of a "right-wing" revolution just last week fizzled on election day as several center and left-wing parties surged
Messianic-led legal forum launches 'Palestinian Human Rights Week'
Posted on Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Jerusalem Institute of Justice combats upcoming Israel Apartheid Week with global events highlighting Palestinian Authority violations
Arab League urges Israeli Arabs to vote
Posted on Monday, January 21, 2013
Arab League hopes to increase number of hostile Arabs in Knesset, but most Israeli Arabs aren't interested
Jerusalem Temple makes appearance as election topic
Posted on Monday, January 21, 2013
Right-wing candidate faces disqualification after allegedly calling for Temple Mount mosques to be "blown up"
Israel's election will turn on economic issues, not peace process
Posted on Monday, January 21, 2013
Even left-wing party leaders acknowledge Palestinian leadership doesn't currently want genuine peace deal, Israel has done all it can
Messianic Victims of Jewish Terror Respond to Conviction
Posted on Sunday, January 20, 2013
Family of Messianic bombing victim Ami Ortiz speaks to Israel Today about the long-awaited conviction of Jewish terrorist Jack Teitel
Rabbis seek protection for Jewish worshippers in Bethlehem
Posted on Sunday, January 20, 2013
Palestinian mob violence outside Rachel's Tomb on outskirts of Bethlehem has been increasing in recent days
Iconic 'settler' mayor Ron Nachman dies
Posted on Sunday, January 20, 2013
First and to-date only mayor of Ariel loses long battle with cancer; Nachman was friend to millions of Christian Zionists around the world
Israeli Messianic congregation building burned down
Posted on Friday, January 18, 2013
Only Messianic congregation in southern town of Kiryat Gat is firebombed and burned down by unidentified assailants
Arab Views on Israel's Election
Posted on Friday, January 18, 2013
From Israeli Arabs to Egyptians to Palestinians, few Arabs have a hopeful outlook going into next week's Israeli election
Netanyahu hits back at Obama; White House spooked by nationalist party
Posted on Thursday, January 17, 2013
Netanyahu says only Israelis can determine their best interests; right-wing Jewish Home continues strong showing in pre-election polls
Court convicts Jewish terrorist who bombed Messianic youth
Posted on Thursday, January 17, 2013
Among other crimes, Jack Teitel convicted of attempted murder for planting bomb that seriously wounded Israeli Messianic boy
Palestinian farmers invited to Israel expo
Posted on Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Demonstrating that Israel harbors no ill will against Palestinians, dozens of Gaza farmers invited to agricultural gathering in Negev
Religious parties get violent ahead of election
Posted on Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Ultra-Orthodox activists hurl gas grenade at rally for break-away party expected to take votes from main religious party Shas
Obama: I know what's best for Israel
Posted on Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Obama reportedly slams Netanyahu as political coward, says Israeli leader doesn't know what are best interests of his own country
First Messianic Jewish synagogue found?
Posted on Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Details of first century synagogue found in Galilee village frequently mentioned in scripture suggests it was used by small 'outsider' sect
Israeli army captain saves trapped Palestinians
Posted on Tuesday, January 15, 2013
When heavy winter rains created massive flooding, Israeli troops helped everyone, regardless of race
Reports: Syria ordered to attack Israel if Assad falls
Posted on Monday, January 14, 2013
Sources in Damascus say embattled dictator would strike Israel with ballistic missiles as final act of defiance
Israeli deputy PM warns against Palestinian state
Posted on Monday, January 14, 2013
At pre-election event, top Likud official says Palestinian state no longer in Israel's interests, would be base for terror
Israel works to prevent anti-Semitism in Asia
Posted on Sunday, January 13, 2013
As popularity of Hitler and Nazis rises in Asia, Israel works to bring education about what the Nazi regime was about and what it really did
Weekend News Briefs
Posted on Friday, January 11, 2013
Law expert says Jews have right to build in Judea & Samaria; Pope slams Catholic sect that bashes Jews; Pro-Choice protests boost interest in Pro-Life group
PHOTOS: Jerusalem of Gold becomes Jerusalem of White
Posted on Thursday, January 10, 2013
Heavy snowfall blankets the Holy City overnight; hilltop towns across Israel, all the way into the Negev desert, wake up to winter wonderland
Christians in Nazareth Between a Rock and a Hard Place
Posted on Wednesday, January 09, 2013
The Christian population in the Holy Land is already dwindling thanks to Muslim harassment; now Christians who wish to side with Israel are being targeted by fellow Christians
Left-wing parties try unsuccessfully to unite against Netanyahu
Posted on Wednesday, January 09, 2013
With left-wing vote fractured, four main parties try to forge anit-Netanyahu bloc, but egos and personalities get in the way
Hamas politician's wife: We must teach our kids to die
Posted on Tuesday, January 08, 2013
Gaza TV interview demonstrates deep divide in cultural norms between majority of Israelis and many of their Palestinian 'peace partners'
Israel-US relations to remain strained after Hagel nomination
Posted on Tuesday, January 08, 2013
Jerusalem voices concern after Obama makes Hagel nomination official; Iran pleased by decision, says Hagel will bring 'practical changes'
PHOTOS: Heavy winter storms slam Israel
Posted on Monday, January 07, 2013
Widespread flooding and damage as heavy winter thunderstorm pounds Israel; stormy weather expected to continue, with possibility of snow in Jerusalem
Palestinian rioters march on Jewish vineyards
Posted on Sunday, January 06, 2013
Over 200 attackers rampage through vineyards and attack local Jewish residents; 12 wounded before army arrives and disperses rioters
Israel to plant grove in memory of Sandy Hook victims
Posted on Sunday, January 06, 2013
Grove of 3,300 trees to be planted in Beersheva to remember the 26 children and teachers gunned down in Newton, CT
Palestinians don't want Palestinian refugees
Posted on Sunday, January 06, 2013
Refusal to take in Palestinian refugees from Syria shows that for Hamas and Mahmoud Abbas, the refugees are only a weapon against Israel
Israeli leaders get biblical in setting peace policies
Posted on Friday, January 04, 2013
Netanyahu and Peres cite the Bible in explaining Israel's positions on peace process; PM's revived Bible Study group is going strong
Israeli doctors treat Obama's grandmother...in Africa
Posted on Friday, January 04, 2013
Sarah Obama, third wife of US president's Kenyan father, receives emergency eye surgery at Israeli hospital in Africa
Right-wing revolution in Israel?
Posted on Thursday, January 03, 2013
Nationalist parties continue to gain in the polls just weeks ahead of election, as surveys also show Israelis are weary of failed land-for-peace
Jew arrested for praying on Temple Mount
Posted on Thursday, January 03, 2013
Judaism's most holy site remains off-limits to Jewish worshipers for fear of Muslim violence; Jewish politician arrested for bowing his head in prayer
UK textbook publisher apologizes for erasing Israel
Posted on Thursday, January 03, 2013
Publisher of English textbook apologizes for replacing Israel with 'Occupied Palestine' following outcry from Israel Today readers
How Bad Is Egypt’s New Constitution?
Posted on Wednesday, January 02, 2013
Israel Today speaks to an Egyptian peace activist and scholar about the repercussions of Egypt's new Islamist-drafted constitution
How Christians Lose Credibility With Israelis
Posted on Tuesday, January 01, 2013
Israel Today speaks to average Israelis who say outrageous condemnations by Church leaders hurt credibility of all Christians in eyes of Israelis
Syrian rebels behead Christian man
Posted on Tuesday, January 01, 2013
Just as it did in Egypt, the West appears to be backing new leadership in Syria that won't be any better than that which it replaces, and might be much worse
British Muslim lawmaker loves Israel
Posted on Tuesday, January 01, 2013
Despite Muslim background, or perhaps because of it, British lawmaker surprises audience with overtly pro-Israel views

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