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Will the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Quiet the Gaza Strip?

Wednesday, 18 March 2020 | Last week, Israel provided 200 kits to the Gaza Strip to test for the coronavirus. IDF [Israel Defense Forces] Maj. Kamil Abu Rokon, Commander for Israel’s Coordination of Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT), announced: “Preventing the spread of the coronavirus in the Gaza Strip and preventing an outbreak in

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Israeli Watchdog Organization Submits Brief to Correct the International Criminal Court

Wednesday, 18 March 2020 | In a joint effort with other organizations, Palestinian Media Watch [PMW] yesterday submitted an expert opinion to the International Criminal Court (ICC). In the submission, PMW addressed a number of subjects that relate to the ICC prosecutor’s request that the court “rule on the scope of the Court’s territorial jurisdiction in the

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Israel’s 23rd Knesset Sworn in amidst Continuing Political Stalemate, Coronavirus Threat

Tuesday, 17 March 2020 | In what Israeli media called a “surreal scene,” the Jewish state’s 23rd Knesset (Parliament) was sworn in late yesterday afternoon, with the 120 chosen lawmakers taking their oath to serve and govern three by three in adherence to the Health Ministry’s guidelines aimed at curbing the spread of the COVID-19

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Public Sector Goes on Emergency Footing as Corona Cases in Israel Pass 300

Tuesday, 17 March 2020 | The Israeli government further tightened its restrictions in order to curb the spread of COVID-19 as the number of confirmed cases passed 300. Private businesses have been instructed to send 70% of their staff home, whether it’s on leave or to work from home, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Monday

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Iran Faces Many Consequences of the Coronavirus

Tuesday, 17 March 2020 | In Iran, the coronavirus pandemic continues to hit hard. Over the weekend, 1,365 new cases were registered. According to official data, the number of people infected with the virus so far (March 16) in Iran stands at almost 15,000. The Iranian health minister said that so far, 853 people have

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Israel Helps Palestinians Prevent Coronavirus; Arabs Betray Them

Tuesday, 17 March 2020 | While Israel is working overtime with Palestinians to curb and prevent the spread of the coronavirus, the Arab states appear to be doing what they do best when it comes to helping their Palestinian brothers: nothing at all. In the past few days, Israeli authorities delivered 200 coronavirus testing kits

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Everyday Life in Israel Grinds to a Halt on Day One of Partial Shutdown

Monday, 16 March 2020 | Underlying tension thickens the air in Jerusalem—as it does in much of the world—amid government-ordered closures of shops, malls, gyms and other nonessential businesses. The shutdowns are part of the Health Ministry’s ever-tightening restrictions to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, which the World Health Organization (WHO) declared a

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Is Netanyahu’s Reign Over?

Monday, 16 March 2020 |The longest-serving tenure of a prime minister in Israel’s history looks likely to end, as a slim majority of Israeli lawmakers have nominated Blue and White party leader Benny Gantz to replace multi-term Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. While Israeli President Reuben Rivlin has still called for an emergency unity government in

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Israel Nabs Mother of Two Working as Hamas Agent

Monday, 16 March 2020 | While everyday life in Israel has ground to a halt to curb the spread of the coronavirus, the Shin Bet (Israeli internal security organization) remains hard at work to keep the citizens of the Jewish state safe. The Shin Bet announced over the weekend that it had apprehended an Arab–Israeli

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Palestinians Revive Blood Libels as Israel Saves Their Lives

Monday, 16 March 2020 | Israel is making a massive effort to help the Palestinians contain a coronavirus outbreak after several Palestinians in Bethlehem tested positive for the disease. In return, the Palestinians are continuing to spread blood libels against Israel and the Jews. On March 5, the Israeli Defense Ministry announced that it has been working

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ISRAEL & THE CHURCH:
GOD’s ROAD MAP

REBECCA J. BRIMMER
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