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WHAT IS CHRISTIAN ZIONISM?

06/28/18
by Susan Michael, ICEJ US Director

It is important to define Christian Zionism because of the confusion and controversy surrounding it. To do so, however, we must first discuss what Zionism is and the difference between the usage of the term “Christian Zionist” and “Christian Zionism.”

Zionism

The term Zionism today is...

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IS IT SAFE TO VISIT ISRAEL?

06/05/18
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Visitors Favor Israel 

Tourists and business leaders alike flock to Israel. GLOBES, Israel’s financial daily, reports that pilgrimages, tours, vacations, and leisure bring the highest numbers of travelers, but due to Israel’s innovative climate, 11 percent of visitors come for business reasons....

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Why is Israel’s Modern Statehood a Miracle?

04/30/18
by Susan Michael, ICEJ US Director

The story of modern Israel is amazing in itself, but when taken within the context of the history of the Jewish people, it is clearly miraculous. The only explanation for this epic tale is a biblical one.

Created to Bless the World
The uniqueness of the Jewish people is found in many...

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What Does the Bible Say About the Return of the Jews to Their Homeland?

04/09/18
by Susan Michael, ICEJ US Director

A special term from the Hebrew Bible is used to describe the process of returning to the Land—Aliyah, which means, to “ascend.” It was used in ancient times in reference to Jewish pilgrims ascending to Jerusalem for the three great biblical Feasts of Passover, Pentecost, and Tabernacles. Thus,...

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The Palestinian Peace Plan

03/13/18
by Bassam Tawil
   Opposing a peace initiative because you do not like its content is one thing. Opposing a peace initiative designed to improve the lives of your people is another thing entirely.     Palestinian leaders do not care about their own people, so why should they care about peace with Jews?     They...

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Israel sends generators to Papua New Guinea after deadly earthquake

03/12/18
by JNS

Papua New Guinea’s Prime Minister Peter O’Neall thanks Israel for its support, saying “we look forward to further cooperation and the enhancement of the close ties between our countries and our peoples.”...

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How Can We Help Palestinian Refugees?

02/21/18
by Susan Michael, ICEJ US Director

Seventy years ago, the United Nations voted to declare Israel a modern state. When Prime Minister Ben Gurion read Israel's Proclamation of Independence on May 14, 1948, he urged the Arab population to remain “on the basis of full and equal citizenship and due representation in all bodies and...

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WHY WAS RECOGNIZING JERUSALEM AS ISRAEL’S CAPITAL IMPORTANT?

01/22/18
by Susan Michael, ICEJ US Director

President Donald J. Trump made history on December 6, 2017 by announcing the United States was officially recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The president also directed the State Department to begin preparations to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

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The most complicated city in the world: Talking to Mayor Nir Barkat about running Jerusalem

01/22/18
by BICOM

The most complicated city in the world: Talking to Mayor Nir Barkat about running JerusalemOn 12 September Fathom hosted a briefing with Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat. Below is an edited transcript of the event. Barkat spoke candidly about running a city that is under the microscope like no other...

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Jerusalem, Israel's Capital: Watch the Masks Fall

12/15/17
by Najat AlSaied
    When the actual announcement came, nothing happened. Those who were exploiting sensitivities related to Jerusalem -- especially political Islamists, such as Hamas and Hezbollah -- come mainly from the axis of resistance, led by Iran.     While mainstream media shows the oppressor to be Israel...

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