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The UN and Israel, a Record of Systematic Abuse

It is no secret that the United Nations seems to harbor an irrational dislike for the nation of Israel. Since the inception of the State in 1948, no other international body has vilified the Jewish nation as vehemently, or as often, as the UN. And therein lies the irony. Were it not for that august

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Middle Eastern Leaders “Line Up” to Meet Putin

Friday, 25 September 2015 | As Russia appears to vie for an assertive role in the Middle East by establishing a military presence in Syria, Middle Eastern leaders are “lining up” to meet with President Vladimir Putin, The Moscow Times reports. According to the report, Turkish President Recap Erdogan was the third Middle Eastern leader

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Cabinet Approves Tougher Punishments for Throwing Stones, Firebombs

Friday, 25 September 2015 | The Security Cabinet on Thursday evening unanimously approved a series of measures submitted by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu aimed at cracking down on rock-throwing. Among the new measures passed was a change in the circumstances in which a police officer can open fire. Until now, opening fire could occur only

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Russia’s Navy to Engage in Exercises Near Israel

Friday, 25 September 2015 | Only days after Netanyahu’s visit to Moscow, Russia’s Defense Ministry has announced its plans to engage in a “combat training exercise …in the eastern part of the Mediterranean.” Russia has recently beefed up its military presence at its Syrian Mediterranean port in Tartous. Yesterday’s Defense Ministry press release emphasized that

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Blood Money, How Iran Can Spend Billions on Terrorism

Maslowski Marcin/Drop of Light/shutterstock.com What would you do with $30-$50 billion? In all likelihood, buying missiles for terrorists, sponsoring rebels to overthrow nearby governments and subsidizing a brutal dictator wouldn’t immediately come to mind. That is, unless you’re Iran. Over the next couple of years, Iran is expected to reap tens of billions of dollars

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The (Nuclear) Race Is On

It’s a pretty common thing in most societies to acknowledge events of communal importance with parades, picnics, somber gatherings, or some combination thereof. The United Nations has even created a list of such days to encourage the recognition of events and concepts that have international relevance. For instance, there is a specific day set aside

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Israel at the UN: Radical Islam Dangerous as Nazism

 “For Israel and the Jewish people, World War II is synonymous with the Holocaust. Families were torn apart, vibrant communities destroyed, and one third of the Jewish people—including one million children—were murdered. We are still haunted by the devastation. The numbers tattooed on the arms of our parents and grandparents are an enduring reminder of

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Prelude to Savagery: Iran Promotes Blood Libel of the Jews

Throughout the 1930s, Hitler groomed his culture and his continent for unspeakable savagery. He did this by glorifying his country’s collective ego and asserting the racial superiority of ‘Aryans’ who were on the cusp of a millennium of global rule. He also did it by demonizing Jews as the primary obstacle to a golden age

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Anti-Semitism’s Global Comeback

The last time anti-Semitism infected the world at large was in the 19th and 20th centuries.  After WWII, it remained a low grade fever, flaring up occasionally around the world. But, today it has returned in a new, mutated form that may be the most powerful and viral in human history. The last infection resulted in

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Pope Recognizes Palestine: Tipping Point?

Pope Francis The Roman Catholic Church announced in May that it has all but finalized a formal agreement with “the State of Palestine.” While it is not the first entity to do so, it might be the most significant. Because of its perceived moral authority, especially in the West, Rome’s official recognition may be the

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ISRAEL & THE CHURCH:
GOD’s ROAD MAP

REBECCA J. BRIMMER
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Full color, revised edition introduces the Hebraic roots of Christianity and tells the story of God’s covenant relationship with Israel. Study questions, excellent for small group or personal study.

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