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Israel headed toward March 2 election if no coalition formed

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Is Israel headed towards another historic election – the third in less than a year? That’s the plan as Israel’s two biggest parties agreed on a March 2 election date, barring a last-minute power-sharing ...

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Democrats today set to vote giving Judea and Samaria to Arabs

Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives are pushing through a vote Friday on their two-state resolution that would give the Biblical heartland of Israel to the Palestinian Authority. This  “two-state solution” ...

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Israel joined elite group of nations, makes top 10 list

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Israel, the country the United Nations loves to hate, has joined a group that includes the world’s most influential nations. The Best Countries ranking, conducted by U.S. News and World Report in ...

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From the Heartland to the Promised Land tour to Israel!

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Readers of Metro Voice will have an opportunity to visit the Promised Land of Israel with hosts Dwight and Anita Widaman. The tour, scheduled for June 20 through July 1, includes both ...

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Alliance for Israel Advocacy praises Trump administration for revising settlement policy

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The Alliance for Israel Advocacy (AIA) recently praised the Trump administration for its clarification that Israeli settlements are not inconsistent with international law and thus not illegal. “The Trump administration formally recognized ...

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Unprecedented: Israel is headed towards a third election

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Israel is on the verge of having its third election in less than nine months after Avigdor Lieberman refused to endorse a candidate for prime minister. Lieberman, who is the leader of ...

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Catholicism, commitment to Israel help define faith of Democrat Joe Biden

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Although Elizabeth Warren and others are gaining momentum, former Vice President Joe Biden remains a weak frontrunner for the Democrat Party’s presidential nomination. As opposed to previous elections where most Democrat candidates ...

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Nikki Haley: Tillerson tried to recruit me to ‘resist’ Trump

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Nikki Haley, the former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, has revealed that Rex Tillerson and another senior adviser were working to destroy the president’s agenda and attempted to recruit her in ...

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Lifeway polls African Americans on Israel, religion and the media

American Jews and African Americans often worked side by side during the civil rights movement. They were joined by Republicans who supported civil rights legislation while many Democrats in Congress opposed it. ...

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Iran’s Revolutionary Guard honors fallen Jewish soldiers from war with Iraq

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There is no love lost between Iran and Israel but a recent ceremony highlighted a little-known fact about Iranian Jews. Members of the Iranian Jewish community along with the Revolutionary Guards and ...

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Israeli embassies worldwide shut down in strike against own government

Israeli embassies and consulates around the world shut down Wednesday until further notice due to an ongoing dispute with Israel’s Finance Ministry over funding for Israeli diplomats abroad. Israeli diplomats and other ...

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Drinking water out of thin air: technology changing poor villages around the world

Poor and neglected towns around the world now have access to clean drinking water. And, it’s appearing out of thin air. After a decade of development, a company called “Watergen” has created ...

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Jerusalem street on which Jesus walked, and built by Pontius Pilate, now open to public

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Pontius Pilate has gone down in history for his role in the crucifixion of Jesus. However, archaeologists recently found that he also invested time and money in building the infrastructure of Jerusalem ...

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Facebook cracks down on anti-Israel pages based in Iran

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Facebook has removed pages originating in Iran and Russia that aimed to stir up anti-Israel sentiment and hatred of Jews on the social media platform.  Nathaniel Gleichery, head of Cybersecurity Policy for ...

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After Netanyahu fails to form coalition, task falls to his bitter rival Gantz

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has announced he cannot muster the votes to form a coalition and returned the mandate to Israeli President Reuven Rivlin. Now, Blue and White party leader and ...

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren would punish Israel by withholding aid

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has admitted she would punish America’s strongest ally in the Middle East. The presidential candidate said she would withhold aid from Israel over its support of Jewish communities ...

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‘Fulfillment of prophecy,’ say Christians in Israel celebrating the Feast of Tabernacles

Tens of thousands of Christians from around the world are in Israel this week as Jews celebrate the biblical feast of Sukkot. Many of the Christian believers have come to see prophecy ...

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Gal ‘Wonder Woman’ Gadot will star in movie about Christian Holocaust heroine

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The movie Schindler’s List won critical acclaim for telling the story of Oscar Schindler, who saved the lives of more than 1,000 Jews during the Holocaust. Now, Israeli Gal Gadot, who rose ...

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Israeli Arab plumbers show act of kindness to Holocaust survivor

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JERUSALEM, Israel – Peace often begins with a small act of kindness. While the media tends to focus on conflict in the Middle East in general and the Jewish–Arab conflict in particular, ...

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In unprecedented gesture, Saudi Arabia sends Rosh Hashana greetings to Jews

One of the most under-reported accomplishments of the Trump administration is the exhaustive work on behalf of improving relations between Israel and its Arab neighbors. Those efforts continue to produce fruit such ...

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Dwight and Anita Widaman to talk about Israel at October 12 event

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Metro Voice publishers Dwight and Anita Widaman will be the guests of Calvary Baptist Church – Independence on Saturday, Oct. 12 for a special presentation titled, “Israel–See Beyond.” The free event will ...

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Demi Lovato shares photos of baptism in Jordan River and ‘magical’ visit to Israel

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Who can pass up a chance to visit the places mentioned in the Bible? When the opportunity arose for singer and actress Demi Lovato to visit Israel she said yes to what ...

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News Briefs: Pompeo subpoenaed; Hong Kong protester shot; Whistleblower form mysteriously changed;

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Here’s today’s news briefs: Pompeo to testify before Congress Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was among the officials who listened in on the July 25 phone call between President Trump and Ukraine’s ...

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Facebook refused to shut down page of Fatah even after it encouraged terrorism

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A Facebook page promoting terrorism and glorifying the murder of Israeli citizens has been shut down but not by the social media giant.  Despite complaints, Facebook took no action and instead suggested ...

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Universities promoting Islam to students may lose taxpayer funds

After having been caught spreading lies and misinformation through a government-funded education program, Duke University and the University of North Carolina have run out of time to keep that program’s multi-million dollar ...

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