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A UN envoy to the Mideast recently claimed that one of the biggest obstacles to peace in the region is Jewish construction in Jerusalem and Judea-Samaria. In truth, Jewish people have lived in this area for thousands of years.

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At the Megemeria School of Jewelry and Art, Ethiopian immigrants learn to design and create their own lines of jewelry.

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Seventy-five years ago, 33,771 Jewish people were killed at Babi Yar, Ukraine. Today, please consider giving a gift of life and hope by donating to Project Rescue and enabling a Jewish person return to Israel.

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Bridges For Peace: Christians supporting Israel and building relationships

between Christians and Jews in Israel and around the world

Ancient Lessons for a Modern Church

Few Bible writers have been as controversial, and perhaps as misunderstood, as Paul. Ordained by the Lord to be the apostle to the Gentile world, his task was enormous and certainly filled with pitfalls. Self-identifying as a “Pharisee of Pharisees,” Paul’s writings make it clear that his Judaism remained at the heart of his religious identity throughout his entire life and ministry. Yet he was tasked with reaching out to cultures steeped in paganism, while helping the fledgling Church find its way as increasing numbers of Jews, Gentiles, proselytes and pagans joined the fellowship of believers. Paul was indeed a bridge-builder, yet controversy seemed to be his constant companion.

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Second-Class Citizens?

Israel’s Legal Realities and Responsibilities in Judea–Samaria

By Terry Mason, BFP Staff Writer

תצלום אווירי של נוף יהודה ושומרון. Aerial shot of the Judea and Samaria area.What to do when nearly 400,000 of your people are legally disenfranchised from other citizens? That is the question that faces Israel regarding those living in Judea and Samaria (commonly referred to as the West Bank). Currently Judea and Samaria are not considered part of Israeli territory to which Israeli civil law applies. At the moment Israelis living there have all of the responsibilities of citizenship (paying taxes, serving in the military, etc.) but do not receive many of the benefits.

Recently the Justice Minister, Ayelet Shaked, proposed a solution. Within one year she wants to pass a “Norms Bill” to extend Israeli civil law to Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria. Shaked says that the goal of the bill is to equalize conditions among all Israeli citizens.  Click here to read more.

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