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The Rise of an Ancient Hatred

04/03/19
by Daryl Hedding, ICEJ USA Deputy Director

The United Kingdom and the United States have long been considered safe havens for Jewish communities outside of Israel. Unfortunately, there is much reason to be concerned about the future of that status given the appreciable rise in anti-Semitism recently.

Both nations have now...

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IDF Promotes Highest-Ranking Christian Soldier

03/27/19
by Amit Barak

In February, the IDF will promote a Christian soldier to the rank of lieutenant-colonel, making him the first soldier of his faith to achieve that rank. This comes as the result of a six-year process intended to help the indigenous Christian community integrate into mainstream Israeli society....

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A Dangerous Theology –Not Irresistible at All

03/06/19
by Susan Michael, ICEJ US Director

The pastor of the second-largest church in America, Andy Stanley, wants to change the way Christianity is taught to reach new generations of skeptics, according to his book Irresistible: Reclaiming the New that Jesus Unleashed for the World. While he has every good intention, he proposes a...

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Arabs owe Jews a lot more than 250 billion dollars

02/19/19
by Fred Maroun - Israel Today

According to The Times of Israel, “Israel is preparing to demand compensation totaling a reported $250 billion from seven Arab countries and Iran for property and assets left behind by Jews who were forced to flee those countries following the establishment of the State of Israel”.

I hope...

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Is anti-BDS legislation anti-free speech?

02/08/19
by Daryl Hedding, ICEJ USA Deputy Director

A divisive debate has been brewing recently  over legislation introduced at state and federal levels to combat the international Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement. The aim of the BDS movement is to isolate Israel internationally by promoting the idea she is a pariah state that...

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The New Palestinian ‘Catastrophe’: A Shopping Mall Hiring Palestinians

01/14/19
by Bassam Tawil, The Gatestone Institute

Shouldn’t Palestinian leaders be excited about thousands of new jobs with higher wages for Arabs, even if a Jewish Israeli businessman created those jobs?

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’s ruling Fatah faction is angry. It seems a Jewish Israeli businessman has just built a...

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The Palestinians' Uncivil War

01/07/19
by Khaled Abu Toameh, an award-winning journalist based in Jerusalem, is a Shillman Journalism Fellow at Gatestone Institute.
    The biggest losers from this internal bloodletting are the Palestinians living under these leaders in the Palestinian Authority (PA) and Hamas-ruled Gaza.     The dispute between Hamas and Fatah is not over who will bring democracy and a better economy to the Palestinians. They are not fighting...

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Why You Should go to Israel this Year!

01/06/19
by Susan Michael, ICEJ US Director

Every year is the right year for a trip to Israel, whether it is your first trip or 100th! Many Christian tourists would love to return year after year! If you have never been on a tour to Israel, then this really is the year you must go. The experience is life-changing, and it is a shame to...

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Why Are Some Christians Celebrating Hanukkah?

11/29/18
by Susan Michael, ICEJ US Director

Many Christians do not understand the significance of Hanukkah, since it is not one of the biblical feasts of Israel. The fact that Jesus celebrated Hanukkah, however, should make us curious enough to investigate the possible importance of the festival to our faith.

To start, had it not...

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A British reporter covering the conflict was astounded by the efforts the IDF takes to protect Palestinian civilians from harm.

11/16/18
by United with Israel Staff

A correspondent for the UK’s Telegraph newspaper who was in Israel and Gaza to report on the conflict could not believe what he saw and heard: the IDF going to extraordinary lengths just to avoid collateral damage in the strikes it was forced to take after terror groups in Gaza launched 460...

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