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PA to Israelis: Go to Europe and Ethiopia—Israel Is “Stolen” Land

Educating its people, especially its children, that Israel has no right to exist because Israel is “stolen” is a cornerstone of PA policy. Palestinian children are taught in their schoolbooks: “Palestine’s war ended with a catastrophe that is unprecedented in history, when the Zionist gangs stole Palestine…and established the State of Israel.” [Arabic Language, Analysis,

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US to Put $205 Million towards Israeli Rocket Defense System

The US $205 million is reportedly the sum Israel spent so far on developing the one-of-a-kind system. When deployed, it will drastically reduce the threat of Kassam rockets fired at Israeli towns from the Hamas-held Gaza Strip and Katyushas fired from Lebanon.

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Netanyahu: We Will Never Divide Jerusalem

“Israel instated freedom of worship for all religions and free access to holy sites to members of all religions. We will never let Jerusalem again be a divided, gloomy, and halved city. We will continue to build and be built in Jerusalem. We will continue to plan, develop, and produce,” the prime minister said. “My

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Obama Encourages Abbas to Halt Incitement

According to the White House, Obama “confirmed his intention to hold both sides accountable for actions that undermine trust during the talks.” The leaders also discussed the need to move from indirect peace talks to direct negotiations “as soon as possible in order to reach an agreement on permanent status issues.”  Obama also said he

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Russia Pondering Building Nuclear Reactor in Syria

There is still displeasure in the West with Syria over its efforts to build a nuclear reactor for military purposes. Israeli warplanes reportedly destroyed that reactor in September 2007. A UN investigation of the attacked sight has never been completed due to Syrian refusal to cooperate.

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Russian President in Landmark Visit to Damascus

However, at a joint press conference with Medvedev, Assad blasted Israel for its belligerent threats and refusal to make peace. Assad also accused Western countries of providing Israel with incentives not to make peace. The former Soviet Union had massively armed Syria, but that turned into a trickle after the end of communist rule. Russia

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Report: Hariri Backs Hizbullah’s Scuds

Hariri reportedly added, “I do not have a dispute with Hizbullah over its ultimate goal of resistance, but I do disagree with the organization on several internal matters.” After being told by the officials that his previous statements on the Scud missiles had angered the Americans, Hariri responded, “I care about my country's interests and

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Infrastructure Work Uncovers Ancient Aqueduct

We were thrilled when it suddenly reappeared in all its grandeur during the course of the archaeological excavations.” Zelinger said, “The route of the low level aqueduct from the time of the Second Temple, beginning at Solomon’s Pools near Bethlehem and ending at the Temple Mount, is well known to scholars. Substantial parts of it

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Peres Sends Assad Message of Peace

The transfer of long-range, precise missiles to the organization is an incitement to war.” Peres said Israel had learned its lesson from the withdrawal from Gaza, which immediately became a hotbed of ammunition. “Many leaders in Israel have promised the Syrians a withdrawal from the Golan Heights for peace, but the Syrians have thwarted all

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Marital Bliss May Keep Men Healthier

For example, it's now common knowledge that a cancer patient with a poor prognosis and a positive outlook, is likely to live longer than someone with a better prognosis but a negative attitude. However, Goldbourt, of Tel Aviv University (TAU), stresses that much more research is needed on the happiness question, including consideration of such

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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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