News Archive

May 2014

Who Owns the Upper Room?
Posted on Friday, May 30, 2014
Israel tries to navigate delicate Church politics, while also not angering Orthodox Jews over Jerusalem's Upper Room
Israel Hints at Renewed Settlement Activity
Posted on Thursday, May 29, 2014
Gov't to reportedly adopt parts of pro-settlement commission; DM Yaalon: Without settlements, there is no security
Jerusalem Synagogue Destroyed in 1948 to be Rebuilt
Posted on Thursday, May 29, 2014
Muslims angered because rebuilt synagogue will sit higher than the Al Aqsa Mosque on the Temple Mount
Foreign Parliaments Continue to Establish 'Israel Allies Caucuses'
Posted on Thursday, May 29, 2014
30 parliaments around the world now have Israel Allies Caucuses corresponding to Israel's Knesset Christian Allies Caucus
Muslim Violence Mars Jerusalem Day
Posted on Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Arab youth riot in Jerusalem's Old City, as Jews celebrate city's reunification 47 years ago
Jewish Women Recreating Temple Veil
Posted on Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Effort is part of larger movement to prepare all garments and implements in preparation for rebuilding the Temple
Israel Not an Apartheid State, Says the Man Who Would Know
Posted on Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Former South African president says it's nonsensical to call Israel an apartheid state
Israeli Christians Urge Israel to Rebuild Their Village
Posted on Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Israeli Maronite Christians hope to use Pope's visit to spur revival of their ancient Galilee village
COMMENTARY: Is the Pope Naked?
Posted on Tuesday, May 27, 2014
For many Messianics, the Pope's visit was disappointing in that he failed to challenge revisionist Palestinian theology
American Campuses Regain Sanity
Posted on Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Several major American university student bodies vote down resolutions to boycott Israel
Israelis Look to Place Torah Scroll on the Moon
Posted on Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Handwritten sacred text would join Christian Bible left on the lunar surface in 1971
What the Pope Said and Didn't Say
Posted on Monday, May 26, 2014
While Pope Francis framed his time in Bethlehem as a visit to the 'State of Palestine,' Israel was repeated referred to as 'the Holy Land'
Praising God in a Crowded Jewish Bar
Posted on Monday, May 26, 2014
Journalist Charles Gardner gives his final reflections on covering the Jewish-Arab "At the Crossroads" reconciliation conference
VIDEO: Egyptians Tell Obama to 'Shut His Mouth!'
Posted on Monday, May 26, 2014
Humorous video pokes fun at angry Egyptian reaction to Obama's meddling in presidential elections
Israel Eyes Becoming a Cashless Society
Posted on Monday, May 26, 2014
Netanyahu-appointed committee looks to strangle massive Israeli black market, recover lost tax revenues
Pope Under Political Pressure on 'Religious' Holy Land Visit
Posted on Sunday, May 25, 2014
Pope Francis publicly recognizes 'State of Palestine' before enthusiastic audience in Bethlehem
Israeli Couple Gunned Down in Belgium Terror Shooting
Posted on Sunday, May 25, 2014
Gunman opens fire in front of Jewish museum, killing four; Netanyahu slams EU's hypocritical silence
Palestinian Christian: Jesus Didn't Call to Boycott Israel
Posted on Friday, May 23, 2014
Israel Today speaks to Palestinian Christian Christy Anastas about her unorthodox views regarding the Jewish state
Arabs Yearn for Israeli-Style Democracy
Posted on Friday, May 23, 2014
Around the region, Arabs strike envious tone after Israel convicts a corrupt former prime minister
Iranian Woman Shares Journey of Faith in Jerusalem
Posted on Thursday, May 22, 2014
Former Muslim tells local Messianic and Arab believers how God reconciled she and her husband in Yeshua
Most Anti-Semites Never Met a Jew
Posted on Thursday, May 22, 2014
Massive global survey finds that one-in-four people worldwide still believe anti-Semitic stereotypes
China Buys Control of Israel's Dairy Conglomerate
Posted on Thursday, May 22, 2014
Chinese state-owned food company buys controlling share of Israel's Tnuva, sparking widespread protests
Israel Eyes Stronger Africa Ties
Posted on Thursday, May 22, 2014
Israeli foreign minister says Jewish state views Africa relations as having great strategic importance
Never Mind, No One Told Hamas to Recognize Israel...
Posted on Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Int'l community wants so badly to label Israel the obstacle to peace that it's willing to blatantly misquote Hamas
Race is Not Racism
Posted on Wednesday, May 21, 2014
The human genome challenges efforts to label the Jewish state as a historical invention
Setting the Stage for the 'Isaiah 19' Highway
Posted on Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Asian pastor tells Jewish and Arab believers at Jerusalem conference that work on the great 'Isaiah 19 Highway' is underway
Debate: Is UN Helping or Hindering Palestinian 'Refugee' Issue?
Posted on Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Diplomats and jurists at the UN wonder why the world body treated Palestinians differently than all other refugees in history
VIDEO: 100 Years of Building Up Israel
Posted on Tuesday, May 20, 2014
A brief, but powerful reminder of just how far Israel has come in such a short time
From Baghdad to Jerusalem
Posted on Monday, May 19, 2014
The famed "Vicar of Baghdad" blesses Israel at a very special Jerusalem conference
The Compassion Israel is Capable of Showing Its Enemies
Posted on Monday, May 19, 2014
Israel's soldiers take great pride in providing life-saving medical care to citizens of Syria, an enemy state
Meet the IDF's First Female Christian Officer
Posted on Monday, May 19, 2014
Yasmin Chayach becomes first female Arabic-speaking Christian to graduate Israeli army officers course
Israel Messianic Leader Aids Syrian Refugees
Posted on Monday, May 19, 2014
Messianic pastor reports on his heart-breaking trip to neighboring Jordan to bring love and aid to Syrian refugees
Israel and Iran Pray for Each Other
Posted on Sunday, May 18, 2014
Touching act of reconciliation between Iranian pastor and local Messianic leaders at Jerusalem conference
Dutch Christians Help Troubled Israeli Youth
Posted on Sunday, May 18, 2014
Modern mobile sales van donated to help at-risk adolescent girls gain confidence and learn new skills
Jewish Immigrant Demands Loan to Build Third Temple
Posted on Friday, May 16, 2014
After making aliyah from Ethiopia, man says he and others were saddened to learn Israel was not rebuilding the Temple
Egypt Could Alter Peace Deal With Israel
Posted on Friday, May 16, 2014
Presidential favorite Abdel al-Sisi says he is not opposed to amending Egypt's peace agreement with Israel
Muslim Goes to Mecca – and Finds Jesus!
Posted on Thursday, May 15, 2014
Participants at Jerusalem conference hear touching testimony of former Muslim who wants to reconcile with Jews
Egyptian Christian: Holocaust Exploited by Palestinian Cause
Posted on Thursday, May 15, 2014
When Arab leaders do rarely acknowledge the Holocaust, it is always in service to the Palestinian nationalist cause
Jerusalem Imam to Muslims: Invade Israel!
Posted on Thursday, May 15, 2014
Member of PA-appointed Islamic Trust preaches glorious future in which Israel is conquered
Christians Violently Attacked Near Bethlehem
Posted on Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Muslim assailants besiege Christians in church near Bethlehem, where leaders claim the two religions co-exist in harmony
VIDEO: A Little Truth About Israel's West Bank 'Wall'
Posted on Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Israeli attorney Calev Myers lays down some simple truths regarding Israel's much-maligned security barrier
Hamas Teaching Terror To Toddlers
Posted on Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Examples like this are precisely why Israel must be so careful making 'peace' with the Palestinian leadership
Israeli Forces Reportedly on the Ground in Nigeria
Posted on Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Israeli counter-terrorism experts helping to gather intelligence; some say Israeli commandoes also operating in the area
Syrian Dissidents Look to Israel for Support
Posted on Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Leading rebel voice asks Israel for diplomatic aid, and perhaps to even enforce a no-fly zone over Syria
Olmert Sentenced to 6 Years in Jail, 1 Million Shekel Fine
Posted on Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Former prime minister was last month convicted on several counts of bribery and corruption; judge blasts defendant as a 'traitor'
Did You Know?
Posted on Monday, May 12, 2014
Israel Today's new "Friendship Program" offers you the best monthly coverage from the Holy Land for less than a cup of coffee
Peace in Our Time - in Jerusalem!
Posted on Monday, May 12, 2014
Jerusalem's upcoming At the Crossroads conference - where the Cross of Christ unites Jew and Arab
Leno Loves Israel
Posted on Monday, May 12, 2014
Ahead of first visit to Holy Land, former 'Tonight Show' host says he's 'very pro-Jewish, very pro-Israeli'
Yeshua Transforms Orthodox Girl Into Zionist
Posted on Sunday, May 11, 2014
Many ultra-Orthodox Jews hate the State of Israel, but finding Messiah helped one girl completely change her point of view
Israelis Riot Over Terrorist Murder of Jewish Girl
Posted on Sunday, May 11, 2014
Israelis fed up with what they see as lenient treatment of Arabs who murder Jews
Israeli Lawyer Plants Legal Trap for Palestinian Leader
Posted on Sunday, May 11, 2014
If Abbas tries to take Israel to International Criminal Court, he will immediately be prosecuted himself
IDF General Defends Messianic Jewish Cadet
Posted on Friday, May 09, 2014
Fellow officer's course trainee removed from program for refusing to hear Messianic cadet's testimony
Arab & Jew Unite in Mideast Breakthrough
Posted on Friday, May 09, 2014
Reconciliation conference At The Crossroads, where peace is lived out in action, not just political talk
Inching Toward Civil War?
Posted on Thursday, May 08, 2014
Jewish youth fed up with anti-settlement policies wonder if it's wrong to kill Israeli soldiers sent to uproot them
Russia's Putin Cozies Up to Jews
Posted on Thursday, May 08, 2014
Russian leader gives local Jews use of government facilities for large conference on Zionism and Judaism
Egypt Demands Israel Recognize 'Palestine'
Posted on Thursday, May 08, 2014
Man expected to be next Egyptian president says he'll visit Israel, but only if it first recognizes 'state of Palestine'
Israel's Dilemma: America or Russia?
Posted on Wednesday, May 07, 2014
'The West should face it: They lost this battle,' Russian Security Council member tells Israel Today. 'Russia-Israel cooperation will only grow'
Israel Furious Over American Charges of Espionage
Posted on Wednesday, May 07, 2014
Allegations carry the 'stench of anti-Semitism,' says one Israeli government official
Israel Welcomes Romanian Royals
Posted on Wednesday, May 07, 2014
Visiting princess's grandmother is honored for saving Jewish children during the Nazi Holocaust
Arab Youth Respond With Act of Love to Jewish Vandalism
Posted on Monday, May 05, 2014
Arab group in northern Israel restore ancient synagogue in response to escalating vandalism by radical Jewish youth
The Curious Case of the Missing Israeli Soldier
Posted on Monday, May 05, 2014
Family exhumes grave of soldiers supposedly killed in Yom Kippur War only to find no body in his final resting place
America: Palestine Will Be a State, One Way or Another
Posted on Sunday, May 04, 2014
US negotiators come dangerous close to condoning Palestinian intransigence and violence
Israeli Women To Be Honored in Independence Day Torch-Lighting
Posted on Sunday, May 04, 2014
'Era of Women' to be the theme on Monday evening when Israel remembers its fallen, and celebrates its freedom
Terror Suspected in Northern Israel Murder
Posted on Sunday, May 04, 2014
Family, friends angered over relative silence, even as gov't slams Jewish vandals for defacing Arab property
In Role Reversal, Israeli Jihadists Infiltrate Syria
Posted on Friday, May 02, 2014
Arab father speaks to Israel Today of his dismay after his two sons join the rebellion in Syria
'Jews Will Pray on Temple Mount,' Vows Israeli Minister
Posted on Thursday, May 01, 2014
Christian pastor who was ejected from Temple Mount by Muslims addresses Jewish group seeking full freedom of religion
Violent Reactions to Christians Joining IDF
Posted on Thursday, May 01, 2014
Unsurprisingly, Israel's support of Christians joining the IDF is sparking a hostile, even violent response from antagonists

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