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What Does Israel Have to Be Thankful For?

What Do Israel Supporters Have to Be Thankful For?  You may be surprised that many American Jews living in Israel continue to celebrate Thanksgiving. As American Christian Zionists who are based in Israel, we also enjoyed time with family, good food, and fellowship yesterday in honor of the Thanksgiving holiday.  As Israel finished another tumultuous...
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Terrorist – How Hard Can It Be To Say It?

After a particularly brutal terrorist attack in Samaria this week that left three Israeli Jews dead, Reuters had the audacity to report the story with the following headline:  Palestinian Kills Three in West Bank as Israeli Politics Veers Rightward Reuters is essentially acting as if the fact that Israeli citizens voting in a right-wing government...
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Why Are Tourists Afraid to Visit the West Bank (Israel’s Biblical Heartland)? 

In 2019 and pre-COVID, 4.5 million tourists visited Israel. The Holy Land is one of the most intriguing and fascinating places to visit, and whether one comes for religious reasons or simply to experience the history and beauty of this place, Israel has had a booming tourism industry for years. There’s a part of Israel,...
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Everything You Need to Know About Israel’s Elections

On Tuesday of this last week, all across Israel’s cities, Israelis headed to the polls for the fifth time in the last three and a half years. This time around, Israel’s voters came out in larger numbers, and with a distinct purpose in mind: to end the seemingly endless cycle of failed government coalitions. The...
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Itamar Ben Gvir is a Fiery, But Popular Politician: Is He a Zionist or a Racist?

Whilst Americans are mostly swept up with the upcoming midterm elections, Israel is facing elections of their own on November 1st. For the fifth time in the last three years, Israelis will head to the polls to cast their votes for their favorite candidates and parties. Unlike American elections, there are around fifteen different parties...
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Australia Cancels Its Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

This last week, Australia’s government made some very controversial statements in regards to Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.  On Monday, the Guardian reported that Australia had “Quietly dropped its recognition of the west part of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel,” despite the decision adopted by Scott Morrison’s government after the US embassy was moved from...
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Christian Reaction to the Red Heifer Airlift

*This article was originally published several weeks ago on the Cry For Zion website. One week ago today,* biblical history was made as five red heifers made their way from Texas, USA to Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv. This is a legitimate first in 2,000 years—since the Second Temple Period! Israel365 News has...
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IDF Officer Killed by Friendly Fire

IDF Staff Sergeant Natan Fitoussi was tragically killed by friendly fire on August 15, 2022 An IDF officer was tragically killed by friendly fire on Monday evening near the town of Tulkarem in Samaria. A preliminary investigation of the incident found that some soldiers were on duty in a post near Tulkarem and one of...
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The Birth of a Movement in Israel

In a recent interview with Arutz Sheva, former envoy Jason Greenblatt said that Biden’s views on Jerusalem were actually inconsistent with U.S. law. A new poll here in Israel gives us an update on what elections might look like in November. A powerful explosive was disarmed in southern Israel by Israeli police after being discovered...
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The Bullet That Killed Abu Akleh: Official Release from the U.S.

After the Palestinian Authority finally handed over the bullet that killed the Al-Jazeera journalist to the United States for investigation, the U.S. State Department made a very shocking statement.  Statement from the U.S. State Department Spokesman Ned Price “After an extremely detailed forensic analysis, independent, third-party examiners, as part of a process overseen by the...
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Why Jews Can’t Buy Land in the West Bank

Many individuals and organizations around the world accuse Israel of creating an apartheid. Interestingly, the evidence on the ground does not support such a claim. Based on what is repeated through the media, most people assume the following about purchasing land in the West Bank: Assumption #1: Palestinians are restricted from buying land in the...
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Why Teach Your Kids to Hate?

On Wednesday morning, December 8th, a fifteen-year-old Arab girl crept up behind a Jewish mother walking to school with her children, and stabbed her in the back with a knife. The husband of the woman who was injured, Dvir Cohen, was on reserve duty in the IDF and was therefore not around when the incident...
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Modern-Day Greeks and Maccabees

Shalom and Chanukah Sameach! Have you ever considered why the Greeks went to such great lengths in their efforts to conquer the Jewish people? Would you not agree that sending hundreds of thousands of troops to take out a small band of rebels is a little overkill?  This war was very different from previous attacks...
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A Self-Sacrificing Knight, or a Terrorist Who Killed a Jew?

Israel is reeling from the first terrorist attack since the war with Gaza in May, in which an Israeli citizen has been killed. May God bring comfort to the family of Eliyahu Kay, and may his memory be a blessing.  Instead of going through the details of the attack, which we covered in detail on...
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Should We Ditch Our Support of Israel If We Don’t Like Their Policies?

There’s a popular trend in today’s culture to identify as whatever you want to be. As Christians who have been working in Israel’s heartland for more than 16 years, we decided that it’s high time we identify as “The Israel Guys.” Unfortunately for Christians who love Israel around the world, it’s easy to want to...
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Will the New U.S. Ambassador do the Right Thing?

It’s true. President Joe Biden has finally appointed a United States ambassador to Israel. Thomas Nides, the newly-appointed ambassador, was the deputy Secretary of State 2010-2013.  During this time, he formed relationships with several Israeli officials and also played a fundamental role in the Obama administration’s approval of extending loan guarantees for Israel, worth billions...
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Stop Calling it the West Bank. It’s Judea and Samaria

Israel’s Biblical Heartland, Judea and Samaria, is mostly known and referred to by the term “West Bank,” a name given to it by Jordan in the 20th century—during its illegal occupation of the territory. The name “West Bank,” however, denies the rich history of the region, instead originating in the simple fact that it sits on the...
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Israel Pledges $156 Million to the Palestinian Authority in Gantz-Abbas Meeting

High-level government talks regarding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict haven’t happened liked this since 2010. A low-level round of talks instigated by former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry took place in 2014, but never included a meeting with Palestinian Authority President, Mahmoud Abbas. In a surprising turn of events, Israel’s Defense Minister, Benny Gantz, traveled to...
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Why Does Israel Care What the World Thinks?

Do you ever wonder why Israel pays so much attention to what the rest of the world thinks of them? Why not run their country the way they need to, without worrying what the international community thinks of them? The other question is: why does the world single Israel out for criticism more than any...
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Israel Plans to Uproot Vineyard in Samaria

The world is full of chaos right now. Afghanistan has been overrun by the Taliban, a terrorist organization which Hamas has already rushed to congratulate. Since the United States so suddenly abandoned the country that they have spent the last 20 years defending and training, the question for Israel is whether or not they should...
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