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Red Cross Official: Israel is not an apartheid state

04/26/17
by Sever Plocker

Jacques De Maio, who heads the International Committee of the Red Cross delegation to Israel and the PA, asserts: 'There is no IDF order to shoot suspects to kill, as political officials tried to convince us'; he also rejects claims of apartheid: 'There isn't a regime here that is based on the...

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IS PALESTINIAN PRESIDENT MAHMOUD ABBAS A TRUE PEACE PARTNER FOR ISRAEL?

04/05/17
by Susan Michael, ICEJ US Director

Mahmoud Abbas became the first prime minister of the Palestinian Authority in 2003 and was elected as its president in 2005 after former leader Yasser Arafat’s...

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The uphill battle over returning to Jerusalem

03/01/17
by David Parsons, ICEJ VP & Senior Spokesperson

Will the Trump administration do good on its early promise to move the US embassy to Jerusalem? And if so, what effect would it have on...

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WHY IS JERUSALEM SO CONTROVERSIAL?

02/10/17
by Susan Michael, ICEJ US Director

Western Wall IsraelJERUSALEM­—it’s a name which stirs a wide spectrum of emotions and a quagmire of international disagreement. Here are several...

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The Truth about Israeli Settlements

01/17/17
by Susan Michael, ICEJ US Director
Settlements are not the Major Obstacle to Peace

While settlements can be a source of conflict, they are not the major obstacle to peace. From 1948-1967 no Israeli settlements existed, yet the Palestinian leadership and the Arab World still sought Israel's annihilation.

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Debunking 11 More False Assumptions Regarding Israel

01/16/17
by Amb. Alan Baker

Further to the recent publication of “Ten False Assumptions Regarding Israel,” which addressed many of the widely-held and universally-disseminated false and mistaken assumptions regarding Israel, a number of additional false assumptions – some even more willful and malicious – are addressed....

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Why hasn't there been peace in the Middle East?

01/12/17
by Susan Michael, ICEJ US Director

Since its establishment in 1948, Israel has fought in seven wars, been confronted with Palestinian intifadas, and suffered...

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Why the sudden hatred of Israel?

01/09/17
by Victor David Hanson

The Jewish state is a stand-in for Jews in a revival of anti-Semitism

Secretary of State John Kerry, echoing other policymakers in the Obama administration, blasted Israel last week in a 70-minute rant about its supposedly self-destructive policies.

Why does the world — including...

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PM Netanyahu delivers annual Christmas Greeting at International Christian Embassy in Jerusalem

12/23/16
by David Parsons, ICEJ Spokesperson

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu paid a visit to the International Christian Embassy in Jerusalem on Wednesday (December 21) to deliver his...

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What does the Bible say about Israel?

12/19/16
by Susan Michael, ICEJ US Director
Millions of Christians support Israel. You don’t have to be a biblical scholar to understand why.

The biblical basis for Christian support of Israel (known as Christian Zionism or Biblical Zionism) is found in the Abrahamic Covenant from the book of Genesis. This sacred covenant is confirmed...

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