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Guatemalan Cities Name Streets for “Jerusalem, Capital of Israel”

Friday, 12 October 2018 | Four cities in Guatemala have decided to rename streets, squares and a park “Jerusalem the capital of Israel,” as a sign of support for Guatemalan president Jimmy Morales’ decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and transfer its embassy to the city. Guatemala remains the only country in

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Israel, Arab State Funnel Aid into Gaza as Palestinian Authority Opposes Help

Thursday, 11 October 2018 | Israel and an Arab state are coordinating to help Gaza, and the Palestinian Authority (PA) is not happy about it. Qatar has provided funding for multiple truckloads of fuel for the power plant in the Gaza Strip, and the first of the trucks entered the coastal enclave on Tuesday via

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World Jewish Congress Urges UN to Condemn Hamas for “Committing Crimes against the Environment”

Thursday, 11 October 2018 | The World Jewish Congress [WJC] submitted a petition containing 22,000 signatures to the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), calling on the body to condemn “this environmental warfare” carried out by Hamas and to “take all necessary measures to ensure that these illegal activities will be stopped immediately,” The Jerusalem Post

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IDF Chief of Staff Awards Medal of Appreciation to the Gaza Division

Thursday, 11 October 2018 | IDF [Israel Defense Force] Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Gadi Eisenkot awarded the Chief of Staff’s Medal of Appreciation to the Gaza Division on Wednesday for its activities on the Gaza border and for “its contribution to the IDF and the security of the State of Israel.” “The Gaza Division

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A 2,000-Year-Old “Jerusalem” Inscription Unearthed

Thursday, 11 October 2018 | An exciting find from Jerusalem was presented for the first time on Tuesday during a joint press conference of the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) and the Israel Museum. A unique stone inscription [was found], dating to the Second Temple Period (first century [BC]), mentioning Jerusalem, written in Hebrew letters, and

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Incendiary Balloon Terror Continues to Spread Inland

October 10, 2018

Wednesday, 10 October 2018 | Israeli Police responded to an incendiary balloon found in Givat Ze’ev, a neighborhood just 5 kilometers (3.1 miles) north of Jerusalem on Monday. The device caused no damage or injuries, but the police sent it off for inspection. The balloon was found in the courtyard of a home in the

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Manhunt Continues for Terrorist Who Murdered Two Israelis

Wednesday, 10 October 2018 | Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said Tuesday that the Barkan terrorist who killed two Israelis and wounded a third on Sunday will be soon captured. Lieberman met with the mista’arvim [counter terrorism forces] of the elite Duvdevan unit who—in cooperation with IDF [Israel Defense Forces] and Shin Bet [Israeli internal security

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Ambassador Haley, Who Urged UN to Reform and Stop Bullying Israel, Leaving Post at End of Year

Wednesday, 9 October 2018 | The United States Ambassador to the United Nations [UN] Nikki Haley, who urged the UN to reform and its members to stop singling out Israel, announced that she would be leaving her post at the end of the year, The New York Times reported Tuesday. Though she described her time

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Israeli Inventor Creates Exoskeleton Allowing Paraplegics to Walk Again

Wednesday, 9 October 2018 | There are an estimated 6 million wheelchair users in the United States and Europe, some of whom could walk again if insurance carriers would approve the cost of coverage for a device innovated in Israel. Not only would underwriting this coverage allow paraplegics to regain a sense of autonomy and

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Israeli Communities on Gaza Border: “Life Here is Intolerable”

Tuesday, 9 October 2018 | The residents of kibbutz Kerem Shalom have expressed their anger and frustration amid the continuous launching of incendiary kites and balloons into the Gaza border communities and the burning of tires during the weekly “March of Return” riots on the Gaza border fence. More than 2,000 fires have broken out

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GOD’s ROAD MAP

REBECCA J. BRIMMER
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