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Israelis were thrilled when US President Donald Trump recently recognised the Golan Heights as part of Israel. Some called it a surprise “gift” for Purim. But it would be amiss to claim Trump just “gave” the Golan to Israel,...
It was vintage ‘Bibi’. For the third time in his record five election victories, Israelis went to bed thinking Benjamin Netanyahu was vanquished only to awaken the next morning and discover he was their prime minister. It first happened...
The United Nations has a long record of abusing Israel, and this happened again recently when the UN Human Rights Council passed five resolutions condemning the Jewish state on various trumped-up charges. Yet there are positive signs that key...
I will never forget a visit I made several years ago with a group of home church leaders in Whenchou, a city of ten million people in China. These pastors represented some one million local believers, I was told. What a privilege this was,...
In Leviticus 23:4, it reads, “These are the appointed times of the Lord, holy convocations which you shall proclaim at the times appointed for them” (NASB). The Hebrew word here for “convocations” (or “assembly”)...
*Photo credit: Spiritualdirection.com* “Now it came to pass, about eight days after these sayings, that He took Peter, John, and James and went up on the mountain to pray. As He prayed, the appearance of His face was altered, and His robe...
*Photo credit: Google Images* There is much we could say about the inseparable connection between the Jewish holiday of Passover and the Christian celebration of Easter, or what I prefer to call “Resurrection Day.” In the most basic...
Jerusalem Conference in Prague In January, the Czech Parliament hosted an international seminar on the legal status of Jerusalem under international law and the future of the two-state solution. Organized by the ICEJ with local Czech partners and...
“Worldwide, the situation for Jews is unstable now, but Aliyah is strong,” writes ICEJ’s Aliyah Director, Howard Flower, commenting on the sharp rise in Aliyah last year. This boost illustrates a unique pattern in the different...
A very special flight from Addis Ababa landed at Ben Gurion airport in early February 2019. On this flight were 83 Ethiopian Jews finally cleared to make Aliyah. Some had been waiting their entire lives to return to their ancestral homeland and...

 

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