February 2013

Europe: How dare Jews build in Jerusalem!
Posted on Thursday, February 28, 2013
European Union says Jews must immediately be prevented from dwelling in certain parts of their own ancient capital for the sake of peace in the Middle East
Why Palestinian Human Rights Week is an important event
Posted on Thursday, February 28, 2013
Jerusalem Institute of Justice posts information regarding first annual Palestinian Human Rights Week, an effort to fight the lies of Israel Apartheid Week
US resigned to Iran getting nukes?
Posted on Thursday, February 28, 2013
Obama-linked think tank says nuclear-armed Iran won't be such a big deal, while Western powers drop demand that Tehran dismantled main uranium enrichment facility
Signed in Ice, Not Carved in Stone
Posted on Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Israeli ambassadors and diplomats tell Israel Today that Arab Spring is just latest round of 1,400-year-old cycle of violence, and evidence why Israel cannot surrender strategic land
Israeli doctor risks life for Palestinian stone-thrower
Posted on Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Brushing aside enormous risk to his own life, Israeli doctor enters Palestinian city without IDF protection to save the life of a wounded Palestinian stone thrower
Israel successfully tests shield against Iran missiles
Posted on Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Third generation of highly-touted Arrow anti-missile system passed first test with flying colors; Arrow 3 can destroy long-range enemy missiles far up in the atmosphere
Third Palestinian intifada a flop, for now
Posted on Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Palestinian terrorists try to stir up new wave of violence after claiming Arab prisoner was tortured to death in Israeli prison; autopsy provides no compelling evidence for their claims, and violence dies down
Gaza truce broken, missile hits southern Israel
Posted on Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Medium-range missile fired from Gaza hits outskirts of Israeli coastal city; first such attack since last Gaza war in November; attack carried out by Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas' faction
Palestinians warn Obama over Temple Mount visit
Posted on Monday, February 25, 2013
Palestinians certain Obama will want to visit Temple Mount during upcoming trip to Israel, but insist he must follow Muslims' list of instructions to do so
Israeli army expects new terrorist uprising
Posted on Sunday, February 24, 2013
While politicians talk of restarting peace process, Israeli army says it's more likely Palestinians will return to general policy of violence against the Jewish state
New Knesset Bible study group off to strong start
Posted on Friday, February 22, 2013
More than 30 Knesset members show up for inaugural weekly Bible study session initiated by new centrist party Yesh Atid, which has called for all Israelis to both learn the Bible and serve the nation
Israel's enemies turn on one another
Posted on Thursday, February 21, 2013
Both Hamas and Hezbollah find themselves at risk of open warfare with rival Islamist groups in Gaza and Lebanon-Syria
Another election for Israel!?
Posted on Thursday, February 21, 2013
With time running out, and obstacles mounting, it is looking increasingly unlikely that Netanyahu can form a stable, majority coalition
Terrorists targeting Israelis, Americans abroad
Posted on Thursday, February 21, 2013
Man on trial in Cyprus admits to being Hezbollah terrorist scouting locations for fresh attacks on Israelis; three Iranians nabbed in Nigeria on similar mission
Official logo chosen for Obama's Israel visit
Posted on Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Israel wants to use Obama's upcoming visit, his first as president, to emphasize the enduring and unbreakable bond between America and the Jewish state
New government in Israel opportunity for fresh start with Turkey?
Posted on Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Israel is looking to mend ties with Turkey, and there are many in the large Muslim nation that desire the same; a strong Israel-Turkey alliance could also affect ties with other neighboring states
Netanyahu scores first coalition partner
Posted on Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Former opposition leader Tzipi Livni first to join Netanyahu's new government coalition; Livni will be new minister of justice and in charge of Israeli-Palestinian peace process
Purim, Obama and the Jews
Posted on Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Obama is visiting Israel just after Purim, and the main topic of discussion will be yet another campaign by 'Persia' to wipe the children of Israel from the pages of history
Netanyahu: Iran will get nukes if indulged like North Korea
Posted on Monday, February 18, 2013
Israeli PM says failed efforts to stop North Korea's nuclear program prove that sanctions without viable threat of military action achieve nothing
Could Israel and Pakistan become friends?
Posted on Monday, February 18, 2013
Like most Muslim states, Pakistan outwardly has no love lost for the Jewish state, but more privately, many Pakistanis, including its leaders, would like to be friends and cooperate
Israeli hospital treats Syrian rebel fighters
Posted on Sunday, February 17, 2013
For first time since outbreak of civil war, Israel provides direct medical treatment to those fighting to topple Syrian dictator Bashar Assad
Japan: Hitler comics OUT, Bible comics IN
Posted on Sunday, February 17, 2013
Israeli ambassador shocked to find Hitler's Mein Kampf being sold as children's comic; publisher apologizes, agrees to print Bible-based comics instead
Israel faces existential economic threat, too
Posted on Friday, February 15, 2013
Outgoing Bank of Israel chief explains that security issues are not the only major threats to Jewish state; if Arabs and ultra-Orthodox do not start working and paying taxes, Israel's economy could collapse
Israel abuzz over Australian-Jewish spy who mysteriously died in jail
Posted on Thursday, February 14, 2013
Crisis has rekindled debate over whether or not Israel is too reckless in recruiting foreign-born Jews and thereby putting their communities at risk
Egyptian Christian: Why is the Church ignoring us?
Posted on Thursday, February 14, 2013
Coptic Christian leader says he has been shocked to find indifference when approaching Western Christian officials regarding the plight of Egyptian Christians and the threat of Islam
Muslim woman: Jews don't rape us, unlike Arabs
Posted on Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Israeli Arab woman slams Palestinian counterparts for trying to drag Israel into protest over sexual abuse of female activists in Egypt
Israeli flag will be planted on moon, company vows
Posted on Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Israeli private space exploration company gains backers, intends to land an exploratory vehicle on the moon by 2015
Netanyahu still ready to establish Palestinian state
Posted on Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Israeli PM says he has never changed policy of accepting creation of Palestinian state, but so long as Palestinian leadership maintains hardline positions, talks cannot even begin
'Israel mustn't fear Jewish civil war'
Posted on Tuesday, February 12, 2013
In first Knesset speech, Yair Lapid, surprise winner of recent election, makes impassioned plea for equal sharing of Israel's national burden, says government must not fear Orthodox threats
Israelis, Palestinians sorry to see Pope Benedict XVI go
Posted on Tuesday, February 12, 2013
At first wary of German-born pope's possible Nazi affiliations, Israel says it is sorry to see Benedict XVI go after he pushed to further reconcile the Church to the Jews
'Nothing can save Israel from destruction'
Posted on Monday, February 11, 2013
Iranian official says Israel can deploy all the anti-missile systems it wants,but Muslim nations will still destroy the 'Zionist regime'; Iran and Hezbollah plant network in Syria
Nazareth Christians a dwindling minority
Posted on Monday, February 11, 2013
Christians in Nazareth continue to report widespread harassment by Muslim majority, especially of those Christians who dare to be loyal to Israel and serve in the IDF
Israelis hailed as heroes for saving drowning kids in Hawaii
Posted on Monday, February 11, 2013
Three friends were surfing on remote beach when they spotted group of eight children being swept out to see as their horrified mothers could only look on
Obama coming to Israel to push 'naive' agenda
Posted on Sunday, February 10, 2013
Expert tells Israel Today that Obama pressure to fast-track Israeli-Palestinian peace talks will have same poor results as past efforts because he fails to understand the situation
Nonie Darwish on how Arab children are taught to hate
Posted on Sunday, February 10, 2013
While a couple years old, this speech by the now-Christian daughter of a Palestinian 'shahid' explains precisely why genuine peace is not currently possible
Get it straight: Hamas does NOT accept Israel!
Posted on Friday, February 08, 2013
Western media and leaders jump all over Jordanian king's assertion that Hamas accepts Israel's existence, only to ignore Hamas' clarification that it, in fact, does not
Obama visit to Israel aimed at influencing coalition talks?
Posted on Thursday, February 07, 2013
Israelis suspicious about timing of Obama's first visit to Israel, which seems aimed at getting leftist parties into Netanyahu's new coalition
Israel bolsters northern defenses; Iran, Syria tone down rhetoric
Posted on Thursday, February 07, 2013
Third Iron Dome battery deployed to north in anticipation of Hezbollah missile attack; Syria, Iran say no need to retaliate for Israeli preemptive strike which showed Israel's 'weakness'
Ahmadinejad plays innocent: I would never nuke Israel!
Posted on Wednesday, February 06, 2013
Iranian leader makes historic visit to Egypt, insists his regime is no aggressor and that the Zionists are the real problem
Help Israeli Children Celebrate Purim in Trying Times
Posted on Wednesday, February 06, 2013
Israeli families are rushing to get their gas masks amid regional tensions, but soon our children will don different costumes as they remember God's deliverance
Jews and Arabs hit the streets to preach
Posted on Wednesday, February 06, 2013
While some bicker over methods of 'reconciliation', other Jews and Arabs are teaming up to share Yeshua
Japan inaugurates statue honoring Israeli tsunami aid
Posted on Tuesday, February 05, 2013
Israeli field hospitals served Japan's most stricken regions following 2011's massive tsunami, and local residents haven't forgotten the gesture
In the Spirit of Purim Giving
Posted on Tuesday, February 05, 2013
As Israel gears up for the joyous Bible-based celebration of Purim, Israel Today wants to give back to you, our readers
Netanyahu runs into trouble forming coalition
Posted on Tuesday, February 05, 2013
In only second day of coalition negotiations, Netanyahu's options for form government already appear to be dwindling fast
Palestinians let Netanyahu off the 'peace hook'
Posted on Monday, February 04, 2013
Washington pressures Israel to cozy up to Palestinian demands, but Abbas regime immediately responds with 'red line' preconditions Israel cannot meet
Israel declares water crisis is over
Posted on Monday, February 04, 2013
Heavy rains, desalination and conservation have brought Israel back from the brink; melting snows expected to fill Sea of Galilee
2012: Terror-related deaths down, attacks up
Posted on Monday, February 04, 2013
Israeli forces growing far more effective at thwarting terrorist attacks; 0 terror-related deaths recorded in Judea and Samaria
'The trees of the fields shall clap their hands'
Posted on Sunday, February 03, 2013
Now more than ever Israelis and their Jewish and Christian friends abroad are helping to plant the land. What are you waiting for?
Iran gets blustery after Israeli strike; regional armies on high alert
Posted on Sunday, February 03, 2013
Tehran threatens to put Israel in a "coma" after strike on Syrian convoy; armies of Israel, Lebanon, Syria and Jordan on highest alert
Messianic ministry continues to reach Israelis via Internet
Posted on Friday, February 01, 2013
Israeli curiosity in Yeshua (Jesus) results in tens of thousands of web searches every month; One For Israel is there to assist the seekers
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