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Iran Issues

‘Shared concern over Iran driving Israel, many Arab states closer’

U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump were welcomed to the President's Residence in Jerusalem by President Reuven Rivlin and his wife, Nechama, on Monday.
Trump, who arrived in Israel after visiting Saudi Arabia on his first overseas trip since entering office, signed the guest book before holding a private meeting with Rivlin....

US-Israel Relationship

Trump makes history as first serving US president to visit Western Wall

Fifty years after Israel captured the Western Wall, US President Donald Trump on Monday became the first sitting American leader to visit the holy site, in a historic visit that saw him accompanied by his Jewish relatives in Jerusalem’s ancient Old City.

Entering the Old City’s warren of alleyways on Monday — on lockdown by police for his visit —...

Issues US-Israel Relationship

Israeli Cabinet Minister Tzachi Hanegbi: U.S. Moving Embassy to Jerusalem Moral Thing to Do

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TyXh6dKoLUc

US-Israel Relationship

Why Trump’s promise to move US embassy to Jerusalem is so controversial

Despite President Trump’s campaign promise to move the U.S. embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, it doesn’t seem as though his upcoming foreign trip will be the time for him to announce the relocation.

Like presidents before him, Trump expressed his support for Israel while in campaign mode and said the embassy should be moved to “the...

Hamas

Prominent US figures press Trump to move embassy to Jerusalem

Days before U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to Israel, prominent right-wing Americans are calling on him to fulfill his campaign promise to relocate the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
Evangelical pastor John Hagee compared Trump's current situation -- having to decide whether to move the embassy despite strong opposition at home and...

US-Israel Relationship

Israel pulls out all the stops for Trump visit

At an unimaginable cost in time, effort and human resources, both the Americans and the Israelis are leaving no stone unturned for the visit on Monday of US President Donald Trump, who will be the first sitting President to visit the Western Wall in the old city of Jerusalem. Other US Presidents who visited the Wall did so before they were elected...

Issues Jerusalem

Sneak Peek at New Film on Six Day War, “In Our Hands”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2HNs4A8g-x4

Issues Jerusalem

Avi Dichter On Why Jerusalem Should Never Be Divided

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUwpCfi4xA8

Issues US-Israel Relationship

Israel’s Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely On Jerusalem, Iran Threat, U.S./Israel Relations

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AEJNbDFe8Qk

Issues US-Israel Relationship

God Will Judge Nations For How They Treated Israel

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BPd94uxxLbo

US-Israel Relationship

UN Ambassador Nikki Haley says Western Wall belongs to Israel

Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, said the Western Wall belongs to Israel and Israel’s capital should be in Jerusalem.

Haley made the comments during an interview Tuesday with the Christian Broadcasting Network in the wake of reports that a Trump administration official, responding to a request that Israeli officials...

Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS)

As Nevada State Assembly Poised to Act on anti-BDS Legislation, CUFI Holds Night to Honor Israel in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS – On Monday, Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the nation’s largest pro-Israel organization, held a Night to Honor Israel featuring the group’s founder and Chairman Pastor John Hagee.

The event took place the evening before the Government Affairs Committee of the Nevada State Assembly was set to hold a hearing on legislation (SB 26)...

US-Israel Relationship

New US ambassador David Friedman arrives in Israel, prays for Trump

The new US ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, arrived in the country on Monday to take up his position amid a swirling debate over whether the embassy should be moved from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Immediately after arriving, Friedman traveled to Jerusalem, where he went to the Western Wall and offered a prayer for US President Donald Trump
...

Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS)

Israeli ambassador donates party fund to soccer league for Nigerian children

Israel's ambassador to Nigeria, Guy Feldman, has initiated a special soccer league for hundreds of children living in refugee camps in the country. These are children displaced from their homes because of the terrorist organization Boko Haram.

According to a report presented at the UN Security Council, the radical Islamic Jihad has killed more...

Christian Persecution Issues

Pray for Syrian Christian Refugees Fleeing Terrorists and Civil War

Not stand by while the Christians of the Middle East are being attacked.
Pray the protection of Psalm 91 over my brothers and sisters facing dangerous circumstances around the world.
The ancient Christian communities of Syria, established in the first century AD, have been decimated by the Syrian Civil War ongoing since 2011 and the rise of the...

Christian Persecution Issues

Pray for converts risking their lives in Afghanistan

Not stand by while the Christians of the Middle East are being attacked.
Pray the protection of Psalm 91 over my brothers and sisters facing dangerous circumstances around the world.
The Church in Afghanistan is heavily persecuted. Open Doors International lists this country as the 4th most dangerous place to be a Christian in the world. There are...

Issues Jerusalem

How Israel Broke Arab Blockade of Jerusalem During ’48 War

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LHNUWvkUBIo

Issues Jerusalem

Traveling Israel’s Legendary Burma Road

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AstWVwdZoJo

Issues Jerusalem

Jerusalem’s Jews Cut Off From Supplies in 1948: How Israel Responded

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6SorMJ3badU

US-Israel Relationship

Israeli UN Ambassador Urges Security Council to ‘Act Immediately’ to End Palestinian Authority Payments to Terrorists

The Security Council must “act immediately” to halt the flow of money from the Palestinian Authority to jailed terrorists, Israeli Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon declared on Thursday.

“Aid provided by the donor countries to the PA every year ends up funding terrorists who murdered innocent Israelis,” Danon said in a statement.

In a letter sent...