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Biblical Israel: Garden of Gethsemane

Mark and Matthew identify Gethsemane as the place Jesus went with his disciples after eating the Passover meal within the city of Jerusalem. This was just prior to his arrest (Matthew 26:36; ...

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Evangel University becomes latest school to drop Crusader mascot

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Evangel University is retiring the use of its Crusader mascot after a lengthy review process. The Crusader has been the official mascot since the school’s creation in 1955. According to a press ...

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After a month, Biden calls American ally Israel

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It took a month but President Joe Biden has finally spoken to perhaps America’s most important ally – Israel. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says his American counterpart called him on Wednesday. The ...

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Biden administration will keep U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem

In a surprise move, the Biden administration will keep the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem. The announcement eases fears that the U.S. would abandon its most important ally in the Middle East. What’s ...

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Kosovo recognizes Israel, will have embassy in Jerusalem

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Kosovo has become the latest Muslim nation to officially established diplomatic ties with Israel. It marks yet another diplomatic achievement of the Trump administration coming weeks after Donald Trump left office. In ...

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Royal purple fabric could be from household of King David

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Have Israeli archaeologists discovered fabric from the household of King David? That’s the amazing assessment coming from Israeli. Israeli media is reporting that archaeologists have recovered scraps of fabric dyed in royal ...

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In last days, Trump administration honored City of David in Israel

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The Trump Administration paid tribute to the relationship between the United States and Israel during its final days in power. Last week, the United State officially recognized the ancient City of David ...

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Trump leaves office with long list of foreign policy achievements

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The foreign policy accomplishments of President Donald Trump are being applauded this week as he prepares to leave office. The White House published a list of items, including other areas of government, ...

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Netanyahu thanks Trump on anniversary of recognition of Jerusalem as capital

Israeli leaders are celebrating the third anniversary of the recognition of Jerusalem as its capital by the Trump Administration. “President Trump, exactly three years ago, you became the first world leader to ...

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Israel, Arab countries plan embassies

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Regardless of the outcome of the U.S. election, one legacy of the Trump administration is the historic success at Middle East peace. That was on display on Wednesday as U.S. Secretary of ...

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Another Israel coronavirus lockdown forcing unprecedented changes approaching fall holy days

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Israeli’s are headed for a second Israel coronavirus lockdown just before the Jewish High Holy Days begin. Jerusalem’s Great Synagogue will be closed for services for the first time in its 62-year ...

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Up to 9 more nations line up for peace with Israel

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It has been revealed up to nine more nations are seeking peace deals similar to those between Israel and the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain. President Donald Trump made the announcement to reporters gathered for the historic ...

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Online Christian pilgrimage: How a virtual tour to Lourdes follows a tradition of innovation

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Around the world, Christians are learning to engage their faith in new ways. Catholics and protestants, navigating new restraints on religious gatherings are still finding opportunities to make a pilgrimage that reflects ...

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Fantastic discovery from time of Hezekiah and Manasseh unearthed near US Embassy in Jerusalem

Archaeologists in Israel have discovered a stunning ancient site near the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem. The artifacts from the rule of Judean kings Hezekiah and Manasseh found exactly as they were left when Babylonians ...

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Pentecost from Jerusalem to be broadcast around the world May 29, 30

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The holiday of Pentecost, or Shavuot in Hebrew, commemorates the giving of the Torah to Jews and for Christians, the descent of the Holy Spirit on the followers of Yeshua – Jesus ...

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Christians around world mobilizing to support Israel ahead of sovereignty declaration

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Around the world, Christian heads of state and political leaders have signed letters expressing support for Israel as the nation prepares to once again establish sovereignty over parts of Judea and Samaria. ...

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Egyptian TV series El-Nehaya shows Israel, U.S. destroyed

Israel is almost completely destroyed and millions of Jews slaughtered in the Egyptian science fiction drama El-Nehaya. The program, which has seen high ratings in Egypt and across the Islamic world, was ...

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Successful coronavirus drug from Israel being tested in United States

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A promising new coronavirus drug from Israel is being tested in the United States for the first time. The trial comes after Pluristem Therapeutics Inc., a biotech company based in Haifa, reported that ...

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You can visit the Western Wall in Jerusalem via virtual reality

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Jerusalem is eerily quiet this year as Passover begins Wednesday and Passion Week begins for Christians. The city, like all of Israel, is on complete lockdown with residents told to stay in ...

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Jerusalem expects economic hit from loss of tourism during pandemic

Jerusalem has endured numerous struggles in its long history, and coronavirus is now the latest. The City of David is bracing for the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, Deputy Mayor Fleur ...

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Dozens injured Thursday in Palestinian attacks on Isarelis

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Security forces have arrested the Palestinian man responsible for injuring 12 soldiers when he rammed his car into them early Thursday morning outside First Station. The attacks on Israelis some just a ...

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Uganda may be next to open Jerusalem embassy

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Uganda could “soon” begin construction of an embassy in Jerusalem after President Yoweri Museveni stated that his country was seriously considering it.  The announcement came after a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister ...

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World leaders in Jerusalem today to remember Holocaust

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The world’s attention will be in Jerusalem Wednesday and Thursday as world leaders and heads of state from around the globe gather are to mark and participate in ceremonies commemorating the 75th ...

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After years of abuse from Arabs, 93-year-old Jewish shop owner gets help

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Help has finally arrived for Abraham Maximov, 93, owns a small shop in Jerusalem’s main market, Mahane Yehuda, where he sharpens knives. For at least a year, he has suffered physical and ...

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Jews are praying on Temple Mount for first time in decades

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Something amazing is happening in Jerusalem. Videos and pictures surfacing online show Jews praying on the Temple Mount – a simple act of worship they have been banned from doing there for ...

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