Tension in the Middle East
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December 30th, 2014
Relations between Washington and Jerusalem were marked this year, in large part, by insults. “Poof” went the prospects of peace between Israel and the Palestinians, said US Secretary of State John Kerry, who himself was labeled “messianic” by Israeli defense minister Moshe Ya’alon for his “obsessive” focus on the peace process. Kerry later said Israel would become an “apartheid” state...
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December 8th, 2014
ISTANBUL, Turkey (Morning Star News) – A British messianic Jew deported from Israel last year for participating in an evangelistic outreach to Jews confirmed that he will appeal his case to the nation’s supreme court. Barry Barnett, 50, left the country on Dec. 2 under a deportation order issued by Israel’s Ministry of the Interior. He was banned from the country...
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November 20th, 2014
Hamas was copying the Islamic State (ISIS) in its bloodthirsty attack on Jews praying inside a Jerusalem synagogue Tuesday, renowned legal expert Alan Dershowitz told Newsmax TV.  “Hamas today tried to emulate ISIS,” Dershowitz, professor emeritus at Harvard Law School, said to J.D. Hayworth on “America’s Forum.” “These were essentially beheadings — people came in with axes to try to...
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November 19th, 2014
WASHINGTON, Nov. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Calling today’s terrorist attack of Palestinians against worshipers in aJerusalem synagogue “barbaric, raw evil,” former presidential candidate Gary Bauer, well-known for his advocacy of a strong relationship with Israel, the United States’ only reliable, democratic ally in the Middle East, called on the Obama Administration to stop the flow of U.S. funds to any...
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November 17th, 2014
What a strange question. Everybody assumes that Muhammad existed. Does not Islam affirm his existence? Why would anyone question it? Strangely enough there are many questions about Muhammad, the Qur’an, and the hadiths (traditions) that arose about Muhammad that led some scholars and researchers to the conclusion that Muhammad really did not exist. What is the cause of this doubt?...
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November 17th, 2014
Go to a high-street or online bookstore, and one can find numerous biographies written about Muhammad — the reputed founder of Islam — by the likes of Karen Armstrong and Tariq Ramadan. These works — generally apologetic in nature — wholly rely on the traditional Islamic accounts of the Prophet’s life, and if they ever delve into the question of...
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November 12th, 2014
The Temple Mount in Jerusalem has been closed to all visitors – Muslims, Jews and Christians – because of an attempted assassination on one of the leading Jewish Temple Mount activist. Jim DeYoung, Jr.: Rabbi Yehuda Glick who founded and heads the LIBA initiative for Jewish freedom on the Temple Mount was shot in the chest on Wednesday night outside...
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October 17th, 2014
A few nights ago, a dialogue between best-selling evangelical author Joel C. Rosenberg and Orthodox Rabbi Shlomo Riskin took place in an Orthodox Synagogue on the Upper East Side of Manhattan.I attended the dialogue and am convinced that it was a significant event! I have been a believer for forty-two years, I come from a traditional Jewish background, and I...
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