The Messiah Contest

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Highest Alert After Palestinian Child Killed by Apparent Jewish Terror

Highest Alert After Palestinian Child Killed by Apparent Jewish Terror

   

Prime Minister Netanyahu vows harshest response against suspected Jewish perpetrators

For Many, the Gaza War Is Not Over

For Many, the Gaza War Is Not Over

   

Israel Today speaks to doctors still tending to wounded Israelis and Palestinians alike from last summer's Gaza war

Again America 'Deeply Concerned' by Jewish Houses

Again America 'Deeply Concerned' by Jewish Houses

   

Israel approves a few more Jewish homes in Samaria, and the West suddenly acts as though that's the obstacle to peace

Report: Israel Eliminates Child-Killer Freed in Prisoner Exchange

Report: Israel Eliminates Child-Killer Freed in Prisoner Exchange

   

Hezbollah terrorist Samir Kuntar believed killed in Israeli air strike 5 years after Israel freed and vowed to eliminate him

Knesset Renews Ties to Worldwide Christian Lawmakers

Knesset Renews Ties to Worldwide Christian Lawmakers

   

'Israel is now dependent on Christian support. We will be tested like we never have before,' says director of Christian Allies Caucus

COMMENTARY: Will the Church and Israel Ever Be One?

COMMENTARY: Will the Church and Israel Ever Be One?

   

When Israel was reborn, it was a great shock to those who believed she had been replaced in God's plans by 'the Church'

Netanyahu Coalition in Trouble Over Evacuation of Jews

Netanyahu Coalition in Trouble Over Evacuation of Jews

   

Netanyahu claims support for Jewish settlers, but early morning evacuation by police leaves coalition members fuming

Israeli Unity? Only in Times of Crisis

Israeli Unity? Only in Times of Crisis

   

Poll shows secular and religious Israeli Jews only get along during wars, but there are signs of hope for the future

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Historic Agreement, or Historic Mistake?

Historic Agreement, or Historic Mistake?

   

From the Israeli and Sunni Arab perspective, the world powers were outsmarted and duped by Shiite Iran

Israel to Obama: We'll Continue to Oppose Iran Nuke Deal

Israel to Obama: We'll Continue to Oppose Iran Nuke Deal

   

Israel rejects threats by John Kerry that opposing Iran nuke deal will harm Jewish state's standing in the world

Ancient Scroll Shows Bible Hasn't Changed

Ancient Scroll Shows Bible Hasn't Changed

   

New technology enables deciphering of charred Torah remains showing the biblical text remains uncorrupted

No Light at the End of the Tunnel

No Light at the End of the Tunnel

   

A year after the devastating 2014 Gaza war and very little has changed, while most expect another war very soon

Temple Mount Erupts in Violence

Temple Mount Erupts in Violence

   

Police raid Temple Mount after Muslims stockpile weapons to attack Jewish worshippers on Tisha B'Av

Israeli Christians Take Aim at Anti-Israel Boycotts

Israeli Christians Take Aim at Anti-Israel Boycotts

   

Israeli Christian priest calls out anti-Israel Christians for sowing discord and confusion regarding God's plans

King Hussein's Christian Peacemaker

King Hussein's Christian Peacemaker

   

For Major General Imad Saliba Maayah making peace with Israel was like the fulfillment of prophecy

‘Praise Allah, we can ride with the Jews!’

‘Praise Allah, we can ride with the Jews!’

   

'I have been using Israeli buses for years and I have never had problems with the Jews,' Palestinian man tells Israel Today

Ohad's journey to life!

Ohad's journey to life!

   

Protective Edge changed the lives of many people. In the case of Sergeant Ohad Ben Yishai, his life turned upside down.

Iran Nuke Deal Could Drive Away Israelis

Iran Nuke Deal Could Drive Away Israelis

   

Top Israeli minister warns US-brokered Iran nuke deal has far-reaching negative ramifications for the Jewish state

Enough With the Double Standard Argument

Enough With the Double Standard Argument

   

Israel's arguments of double standards only invite more condemnation; time to do what is necessary without explanation

COMMENTARY: Is Israel Just Our Good Luck Charm?

COMMENTARY: Is Israel Just Our Good Luck Charm?

   

Many use Genesis 12:3 in a way bordering on fetishism. It’s like Israel has become a rabbit’s foot. Caress it and it will bless you

Christian Saviors of Jews Honored

Christian Saviors of Jews Honored

   

The Chief Rabbi of Poland honored 50 elderly Christians who saved Jews from the Nazis during World War II. Calling them “heroes” at the event held in what was the infamous Warsaw Ghetto, the Rabbi expressed “our deepest gratitude to these Righteous Gentiles.”

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Another terrorist released in Shalit deal kills again

Another terrorist released in Shalit deal kills again

   

Israeli security cleared for publication the identities of the terrorists involved in last month's shooting attack, in which Malachi Rosenfeld was murdered, and once again a terrorist released in the Shalit deal was involved.

Israelis - Daily Victims of Terror

Israelis - Daily Victims of Terror

   

While the tenth anniversary of the 7/7 bombings that left a trail of death and destruction across London was rightly remembered with special memorials, few give any thought to the trauma suffered by much of Israel’s population on an almost daily basis.

What is happening under the Dome of the Rock?

What is happening under the Dome of the Rock?

   

Torah scholars believe the foundation stone to be the site upon which God established the world. This same place has also been identified as Mount Moriah where Abraham was prepared to sacrifice his son Isaac; and the Holy of Holies of the First and Second Temples was believed to have stood above the Even haShtiya.

Don't miss this opportunity to be an ambassador for Israel!!

Don't miss this opportunity to be an ambassador for Israel!!

   

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The New Sanhedrin and the Redemption of Israel

The New Sanhedrin and the Redemption of Israel

   

The Sanhedrin became a subject of prayer because its existence indicated the presence of God in the midst of His people

Holocaust Survivor Saved by Christians Returns the Favor

Holocaust Survivor Saved by Christians Returns the Favor

   

British Lord Weidenfeld, saved at age 19 from Nazi-ruled Austria, establishes fund to save Syrian and Iraqi Christians

Arab Hatred for Israel Turns to Love

Arab Hatred for Israel Turns to Love

   

An Egyptian church leader now based in West London has told how hatred for their ancient enemy Israel turned to love through reading the Bible

Blog: The sky is the limit - it just depends on your will to live!

Blog: The sky is the limit - it just depends on your will to live!

   

If you Google the entry Protective Edge, you will find that it was one of longest operations in the history of Israel. The operation started July 8th and ended August 26th.

Has the agreement with Iran placed military options back on the table!

Has the agreement with Iran placed military options back on the table!

   

The world has placed the fate of the Middle East in the hands of the regime in Tehran, which is not trustworthy. Most Israeli commentators are of this opinion and appalled by the agreement.

Jerusalem is Israel's Capital (and Other Inconvenient Truths)

Jerusalem is Israel's Capital (and Other Inconvenient Truths)

   

Palestinian activist explains why American policies vis-a-vis the Jewish state are problematic for both Israel and the Palestinians

All indications from Vienna is that a final nuclear deal has been reached with Iran

All indications from Vienna is that a final nuclear deal has been reached with Iran

   

"All the hard work has paid off and we sealed a deal. God bless our people," one Iranian diplomat said on condition of anonymity.

COMMENTARY: Is Christian Zionism Misguided?

COMMENTARY: Is Christian Zionism Misguided?

   

Israel's rebirth was a blow to Replacement Theology, but today Christian Zionism is again on the defensive

VIDEO: Messianic Soldier Addresses 2014 Gaza War

VIDEO: Messianic Soldier Addresses 2014 Gaza War

   

Young Israeli Messianic soldier who took part in Gaza war tells why Israel was there, and how God saved his life

3 Jewish youths suspected of arson at Galilee church arrested

3 Jewish youths suspected of arson at Galilee church arrested

   

Fire caused extensive damage to Church of Loaves and Fishes, where perpetrators left Hebrew graffiti denouncing the worship of idols.

First western female fighter against ISIS returns to Israel

First western female fighter against ISIS returns to Israel

   

Gill Rosenberg, a Canadian - Israeli, returned to Israel after spending the last 8 months on the front lines against ISIS in Syria and Iraq with Kurdish fighters.

Israeli Arab Imam openly calls for support of ISIS in mosque speech

Israeli Arab Imam openly calls for support of ISIS in mosque speech

   

The Imam of the Al-Tawhid Mosque in the Israeli town of Umm al-Fahm openly called for support of the Islamic State in a July 2nd sermon. He accused Hamas of being too moderate and accused the organization of collaborating with Israel.

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'There Are Christians Praying for Israel Inside Iran'

'There Are Christians Praying for Israel Inside Iran'

   

“I love Israel,” an Iranian delegate told a conference in Manchester aimed at building bridges between Middle Eastern followers of Jesus. “I may be from Iran, but I love Israel, and there are Christians praying for Israel inside Iran.”

Revealed: 2 Israelis held in Gaza by Hamas

Revealed: 2 Israelis held in Gaza by Hamas

   

In addition to the bodies of two IDF soldiers, Hadar Goldin and Shaul Oron, whose bodies were snatched by Hamas after being killed in action during Operation Protective Edge, Israel yesterday lifted a gag order on two additional Israelis being held by Hamas in Gaza.

UNESCO raises Israel's "endangering" Jerusalem's Old City

UNESCO raises Israel's "endangering" Jerusalem's Old City

   

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is about to accuse Israel of "endangering" the Old City of Jerusalem.

Israel discussing easing Gaza conditions

Israel discussing easing Gaza conditions

   

High-ranking officers of the Israeli army have recommended easing restrictions on the Palestinians in Gaza. The recommendations include permitting thousands of residents of the area to travel abroad.

Stones with a human heart

Stones with a human heart

   

My guess is that the recent recognition of Beit She'arim as a World Heritage Site by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) will not change the minds of those who believe that the "Jewish people" is a modern invention.

Blog: Gadi Yarkoni lost his legs during protective edge – now became Mayor

Blog: Gadi Yarkoni lost his legs during protective edge – now became Mayor

   

On the very last day of operation protective edge last summer, Gadi Yarkoni was badly hurt when he lost both of his legs in a mortar attack.

Getting a Bad Iran Deal at Any Price

Getting a Bad Iran Deal at Any Price

   

Much has been written about just how bad the proposed Iranian nuclear deal has gotten. This outcome is hardly surprising after Israel’s former ambassador to Washington, Michael Oren, bravely published his memoir detailing Obama’s hostility towards Israel.

Israeli men will serve less time in compulsory service

Israeli men will serve less time in compulsory service

   

The next draft of young men who complete their military service in the Israeli army will, for the first time, serve less than three years.

COMMENTARY: Will Israel Suffer Another Holocaust?

COMMENTARY: Will Israel Suffer Another Holocaust?

   

Many Christians who say they love Israel believe the Jewish nation has one more appointment with God’s wrath. That it will be the worst suffering she has ever known.

Video: Caesarea National Park

Video: Caesarea National Park

   

Caesarea’s antiquities park is one of Israel’s most impressive parks, housing unique buildings from various periods, bearing silent witness to the upheavals that have visited Caesarea over the past 2,300 years.

Israeli "Smart-vest" for Benelux troops

Israeli "Smart-vest" for Benelux troops

   

The Israeli military equipment producer, Elbit Systems, signed a $150 million contract with the Netherlands Ministry of Defense for the supply of an advanced system for infantry troops of the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg.

Israel goes on the alert on her Sinai border

Israel goes on the alert on her Sinai border

   

The Islamic State (ISIS) organization launched an offensive against Egyptian security forces on Wednesday killing dozens. The fighting which is now in the third day is the largest battles that have taken place in the Sinai peninsula since the 1973 Yom Kippur war.

Demonstration of True Reconciliation Between Jews, Arabs, Turks

Demonstration of True Reconciliation Between Jews, Arabs, Turks

   

The Middle East peace process has taken a new turn with the hosting in Manchester, England, of a conference aimed at building bridges between Arabs and Jews who have become followers of Jesus.

United Church of Christ urges boycott of Israeli companies

United Church of Christ urges boycott of Israeli companies

   

The UCC not only wants to boycott West Bank Israeli companies, but has also decided to divest from US companies that do business in Judea, Samaria as well as East Jerusalem.

Blog: Almost half of Jewish teens in prison are of Ethiopian descent

Blog: Almost half of Jewish teens in prison are of Ethiopian descent

   

Data recently released by the Israel Prison Service show that of the jailed teenagers at the Ofek detention center half are of Ethiopian descent.

Israel Sees Boycotts as Existential Threat

Israel Sees Boycotts as Existential Threat

   

A handful of victories for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement have Israelis concerned that this growing phenomenon could become, and perhaps already is, an existential threat to the Jewish state.

Palestinians Uninterested in Support From Gays

Palestinians Uninterested in Support From Gays

   

It is somewhat ironic that the most vocal supporters of the Palestinian cause are ultra-liberals who also champion issues such as gay rights, given that Palestinian society does not tolerate homosexuals.

Jewish, Arab, Iranian Believers Prove Peace is Possible

Jewish, Arab, Iranian Believers Prove Peace is Possible

   

With the Middle East engulfed in flames, a story of peace and reconciliation was unfolding last week in Manchester, England, where delegates from all over the Muslim world came together for a unique conference.

Happy 239th Birthday America!!

Happy 239th Birthday America!!

   

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Anti Gaza blockade flotilla ends with a whimper

Anti Gaza blockade flotilla ends with a whimper

   

The Israeli Navy intercepted the latest anti-Gaza blockade flotilla, attempting to dock in Gaza, early yesterday morning.

Terror attacks increase during Ramadan

Terror attacks increase during Ramadan

   

4 Israelis were wounded, one seriously and the others in moderate condition, in a terrorist shooting attack at the Shvut Rachel Junction in the Binyamin region overnight.

The PLO's Ten Point Plan is Alive and Well

The PLO's Ten Point Plan is Alive and Well

   

For decades Israelis have been conditioned to think that the position of the Palestinians is to end the conflict in the shape of a two-state solution.

Christian events in Jerusalem only if city's rabbis approve

Christian events in Jerusalem only if city's rabbis approve

   

Jerusalem's Municipality has given in to haredi coercion following a Christian conference held last month at the city's Payis Arena.

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