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Miss Iraq flees homeland over photo with Israeli

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Death threats are being leveled the Miss Universe contestant from Iraq, Sarah Idan, after an Instagram post went viral. The selfie showed her with her friend Miss Israel with a heartfelt wish ...

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Jerusalem residents speak out on Trump capital announcement

Jerusalemite opinions about President Donald Trump’s landmark policy changes on their city run the gamut, reflecting the diversity of the Israeli capital itself. In an effort to take the pulse of the ...

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News Briefs From Israel

 Israeli economy flexes its muscle as shekel is deemed world’s 2nd-strongest currency:  Deutsche Bank last week ranked the Israeli shekel as the world’s second-strongest currency, bolstering the broader outlook on the Jewish ...

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The Balfour Declaration – A thorn in the flesh of political correctness!

Little did Lord Arthur Balfour (1848-1930) know when he penned his declaration, that much of the world would be in an uproar about it, 1oo years later. His short letter to Lord ...

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Visitors can now see the Church of the Holy Sepulchre like never before.

Renovation of church allows visitors better look at evidence of Jesus death, burial and resurrection. By Dwight Widaman | Editor If you’ve been to Israel you’ve most likely toured the Church of ...

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Israel Tourism Setting Records

Israel continues to be one of the hottest destinations for visitors in the world. This winter is breaking all previous standards as a record number of international visitors visited Israel in January ...

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Feb. 15 forum explores what future holds for Israel

This year’s Kansas City Israel Action Forum returns Wednesday, Feb. 15, 7 p.m. at Congregation Beth Shalom, 14200 Lamar Ave. in Overland Park. The popular event includes a community program and dessert ...

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Kansas City Day of Remembrance May 1

Metro Voice is pleased to help bring the Day of Remembrance and March of Remembrance to Kansas City on May 1. The purpose of this event is to honor Holocaust survivors and ...

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March of Remembrance to honor Holocaust survivors

For the first time, Kansas City will participate in a worldwide event known as March of Remembrance in the United States and March of Life in Europe. The event is aimed at ...

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Israel and apartheid: South African students weigh in

About two-dozen people file into Dodd 175 at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) campus on a Thursday night, scouting out seats and picking at the kosher pizza in the back ...

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California introduces bill seeking to drown out anti-Israel boycotts

With an eye on the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel, California State Assemblyman Travis Allen (R) on Monday introduced Assembly Bill 1552, which would ensure that California doesn’t contract ...

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Part 5. Israel: Into the Wilderness and Goodbyes

  Our departure from Jerusalem was bittersweet. We had much more to experience as we headed for the wilderness of Ein Gedi passing the caves where the Dead Sea scrolls were found ...

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Part 4: Our Family Trip to Israel: All Roads Lead to Jerusalem

Our Family trip to Israel. Jerusalem–the Holy City. It was a cool night, as late May evenings often are in Jerusalem. Pleasantly warm days with cotton-candy clouds always seemed to lead to clear, ...

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Shakshuka Recipe from Jerusalem

One of the yummiest things we enjoyed in Israel was shakshuka. It is a well-loved Israeli dish popular for both breakfast and supper. It is one of the most savory things you’ll ...

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Part 3: Our Family Trip to Israel

In the Footsteps of Jesus. Nazareth Leaving the Mediterranean coast the next morning, we headed inland toward Jesus’ boyhood hometown. Two millennia ago, Nazareth was a poor farming community of 400 Jews. ...

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Part 2: Our Family Trip to Israel

Sharing the Wonder of the Holy Land with a New Generation!   “Welcome to Israel!” The captain announces, “Welcome to Israel!” as our US Airways jet touches down, eliciting applause from first class ...

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Part 1: Our Family Trip to Israel

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Why a journey to Israel is right for your family! There was an air of excitement in the crowd as we scurried in to find a place to stand. Anita and I, along ...

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UCC Denomination No Friend of Israel

Declining United Church of Christ’s Israel divestment might not pack any punch The United Church of Christ (UCC) last week became the latest mainline Protestant denomination to approve a resolution calling for ...

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Empowered21 Global Congress Set for Jerusalem in 2015

NASHVILLE, Tenn |Christian News Service| — Empowered21 Global Co-Chair and Oral Roberts University President, Dr. William M. Wilson, shared details surrounding the Empowered21 Global Congress to be held in Jerusalem May 20-25, ...

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