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The Wider Significance behind Israel, Lebanon Maritime Border Talks

Monday, 12 October 2020 | We were all recently informed that Israel and Lebanon will conduct direct negotiations concerning their shared maritime border. Approximately 20 years ago, Israel decided to withdraw from Lebanon to an internationally recognized border. The issue lies with the fact that an internationally recognized border is recognized as such only if

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Wildfires Engulf Northern Israel, Thousands Evacuated

Saturday, 10 October 2020 | Some 5,000 Israelis were forced to flee their homes as a spate of wildfires threatened to engulf northern Israel. Multiple teams of firefighters, the Israeli police, the Israel Defense Forces Home Front Command and six firefighting aircraft battled through the night and into this morning to quench several large blazes

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Israel Prepares to Celebrate a Subdued Simchat Torah

Friday, 9 October 2020 | Once a year, Israel sets aside a day devoted specifically to delight in God’s Word. On Simchat Torah, which literally means “Rejoicing in the Torah,” every heart in Israel is dedicated to delight—with joyous laughter, dancing and singing—in the Torah (Gen.–Deut.) that God gave His people on Mount Sinai. This year, Simchat Torah in Israel starts at sundown

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Planes to Saudi, Iraq Now Fly over Israel

Friday, 9 October 2020 | Israeli airspace will now be used by a multitude of Arab countries, including Iraq, Qatar and Saudi Arabia, as part of a new aviation agreement between Israel and Jordan. Jerusalem and Amman on Thursday signed a deal to open more flight paths over both countries and shorten flight times between

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Study: Israel is a Long Way from Herd Immunity

Friday, 9 October 2020 | A serological survey published Thursday reveals that only 5.5% of Israel’s population has coronavirus antibodies, meaning it is far lower than the 60% needed for the public to develop herd immunity to COVID-19. Israel has seen a massive resurgence of coronavirus over the past few weeks, prompting the government to

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Jews and Christians Join in Virtual Prayer Pilgrimage to Mark the End of Sukkot

Friday, 9 October 2020 | The Genesis 123 Foundation will be hosting the first ever grassroots Global Prayer for Israel and Virtual Pilgrimage that will take place live from Jerusalem on Saturday, October 10. This unique event brings together thousands of people from dozens of nations across many time zones for prayer and worship for

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Netanyahu, Putin Discuss Iran, Syria

Thursday, 8 October 2020 | Amid changing Middle Eastern and global dynamics, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke Wednesday with Russian President Vladimir Putin over the phone to discuss “regional security issues,” according to Netanyahu’s office. The leaders discussed “the Iranian aggression and the situation in Syria,” the prime minister’s office announced. Last week, Russia’s

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Health Expert: Infection Rate Should Be Lower with Lockdown

Thursday, 8 October 2020 | Three weeks into a nationwide lockdown, Israel should have already seen a much lower morbidity rate, said a senior health official Wednesday. “A week into the lockdown, we should have seen a lower morbidity rate, but we still have not seen a dramatic change. This means only one thing—people are

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Erdoğan’s Plan to Take Over the Palestinian Authority

Thursday, 8 October 2020 | On September 21, Palestinian Authority [PA] President Mahmoud Abbas phoned Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and requested that Turkey send Turkish observers to monitor Palestinian elections, if and when they are held. The phone call came as Turkey hosted a meeting between Abbas’s ruling Fatah faction and the Iran-backed Hamas

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Israel’s PR War against Hezbollah

Thursday, 8 October 2020 | Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu revealed on September 29, in an address broadcast to the UN General Assembly, the locations of Hezbollah’s production and storage facilities for missiles adjacent to a gas storage site and civilian residences in the Janh neighborhood of Beirut. Netanyahu accused Hezbollah of endangering the civilian

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