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The Role Russia Played in Returning a Fallen Soldier to Israel

Friday, 5 April 2019 | Despite ups and downs in the past 37 years, Israel’s security forces didn’t give up. On Wednesday they were able to bring closure to the Baumel family, who will now finally be able to bury their son Zachary, who disappeared during the First Lebanon War in 1982. But two other

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Remains of Second Temple Period Jewish Community Unearthed in the Negev

Friday, 5 April 2019 | For the first time, the remains of a Jewish settlement of the Second Temple period have been discovered in Beersheva. The archaeological excavation carried out to facilitate a new neighborhood near the northern entrance to Beersheva has revealed evidence of Jewish day-to-day life there, including part of an oil lamp

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Israeli Father Foils Palestinian Terror Attack

Thursday, 4 April 2019 | An Israeli man thwarted a terror attack yesterday morning when a knife-wielding Palestinian terrorist attacked two civilians traveling near the Palestinian village of Hawara on the infamous Route 60 north of Jerusalem. This follows a spate of attacks along the same stretch of road in recent months. Yehoshua Sherman was

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Report: Hamas, Islamic Jihad Order End to Gaza Border Attacks

Thursday, 4 April 2019 | Militant groups in the Gaza Strip, which are dominated by Hamas [the terror group ruling Gaza] and Islamic Jihad [the second largest terror group operating in the coastal enclave], have ordered their members to stop all launches of firebombs towards Israeli communities on the opposite side of the border, Palestinian

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After 37 Years, Body of Missing Soldier Returns to Israel

Thursday, 4 April 2019 | The body of an Israeli soldier who disappeared in battle during the First Lebanon War has been returned to his family after 37 years, the IDF [Israel Defense Forces] said Wednesday. The remains of Brooklyn-born First Sergeant Zachary Baumel were repatriated to Israel several days ago via a third country.

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Why Israeli Sovereignty Over the Golan Heights Matters

Thursday, 4 April 2019 | There are two main arguments frequently used to criticize President [Donald] Trump’s decision to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights. The first focuses on whether Israel’s capture of the Golan Heights from Syria in the 1967 Six Day War and its subsequent decision to extend its law to the

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Palestinian Authority Simultaneously Incites, Refutes Terror

Wednesday, 3 April 2019 | Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas spoke of peace when he met with students from Harvard University last week. Yet mere hours earlier, his deputy, Mahmoud Al-Aloul, gave a speech praising a terrorist who murdered two Israelis last month. This once again highlighted the PA’s blatant hypocrisy to refute and

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Stop Iran from Going Nuclear

Wednesday, 3 April 2019 | Advocates of Iran’s nuclear deal are conspicuously ignoring the Iranian government’s nuclear activities, even though they jeopardize global security as much as Israel’s security. Advocates of Iran are also rushing to criticize the Trump administration in the United States for tightening its sanctions in response to Iran’s illegal defiance. In

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Trump’s Master Plan for the Gaza Strip

Wednesday, 3 April 2019 | The arrangement in the making between Israel and Hamas in Gaza has turned into an important part, which for now has yet to be revealed, of [US President] Donald Trump’s self-titled Deal of the Century. Everyone who needs to know understands and is keeping quiet. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi—whose

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The Iranian Musicians Who Love Israel and an Israeli Music Icon

Wednesday, 3 April 2019 | “My brother and I love the Jewish people and Israel very much, and the alliance between the two peoples will never be severed. If, God forbid, they arrest us for saying that, just share our voices with the world.” These are the words of 25-year-old Mohammad Reza Nasiri, after he

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ISRAEL & THE CHURCH:
GOD’s ROAD MAP

REBECCA J. BRIMMER
& BRIDGES FOR PEACE LEADERS

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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