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Arab Christian “hero of Israel” remembered for protecting Orthodox Jew against terror attack            

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Jews and Christians alike are honoring the memory of a “hero of Israel,” an Arab Christian who while confronting a terrorist in the predominantly ultra-Orthodox Jewish town of Bnei Brak near Tel ...

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Show ‘New Identity’ brings hope to women who feel trapped in Arab culture

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Arabic women who feel trapped are being reached by a powerful new television program in the Middle East. “We want to target the ‘everywoman’ – those who are somehow entrapped and confined,” ...

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How Star Wars’ Jedi were inspired by the Knights Templar and the church

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Star Wars is once again in the spotlight and pulling on nostalgic heartstrings in the new Disney+ limited series Obi-Wan Kenobi, starring Ewan McGregor and Hayden Christensen. The series follows members of ...

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Israel News Briefs

James Bond composer, American views toward Israel, Biden on nukes, and Ukrainian Aid make up today’s Israel News Briefs. Poll: Younger Americans more negative towards Israel A new Pew report found that 56% of ...

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Presbyterian Church USA condemns Israel as ‘apartheid’ state 

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The Presbyterian Church USA, which is rapidly losing members, has adopted another controversial position. A church committee passed a resolution declaring Israel an apartheid state during its General Assembly this week. Amendment INT-02, ...

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World Vision employee convicted of funneling $50 million to Hamas

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An Israeli court has convicted a World Vision employee of funding the terrorist group Hamas in Gaza. Mohammad El Halabi was director of the ministry’s Gaza opertions. He was arrested in 2016 ...

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Voice of America accused of pro-Islamist bias in reporting

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The Voice of America has a pro-Islamic bias, according to a watchdog group that has filed Freedom of Information Act request. The American Accountability Foundation is investigating allegations that VOA was amplifying ...

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Despite Democrat opposition, most Americans support Israel over Palestinians

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More than half of Americans support Israel over the Palestinians, a new Gallup poll finds. About one-quarter said their sympathies are with Palestinians, and the rest said both, neither or that they ...

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Lebanon faces grim future as Hezbollah holds the country hostage

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As the masses across Lebanon deal with a collapsing economy and a paralyzed government, murmurings of dissatisfaction with Hezbollah, Iran’s terror proxy in Beirut, have begun to surface. But experts say it ...

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Marking Christmas, Israeli Christians are ‘thriving’ while Middle Eastern brethren face persecution

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While Christians are facing persecution and shrinking numbers throughout the Middle East, Israeli Christians are facing a different reality with growing numbers and high quality of life. The number of Christians in ...

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Israel considers airstrike on Iranian nuclear facilities

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Israel takes the threat of a nuclear Iran seriously and is considering an attack on the nation’s nuclear facilities. Aviv Kohavi, Israel Defense Forces chief of staff, on Tuesday told the Knesset’s ...

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U.S. backs off opening Jerusalem consulate which would weaken new embassy

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The Biden/Harris plan to diminish the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem with a competing consulate has hit a snag. Israel’s deputy foreign minister said on Sunday that the Biden administration may end its ...

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Iran continues to violate agreements, could be 10 weeks from nuclear weapon

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The Islamic Republic of Iran already is violating an agreement it made with the International Atomic Energy Agency just a few weeks ago. The deal reached between the two sides would allow ...

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What do leaked Facebook documents reveal about its response to sex trafficking?

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Does Facebook allow sex trafficking organizations to use the site while banning Christians? It does says media critic Ted Baehr in an interview on CBN News. Baehr laid out the social media ...

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Afghanistan is the new inspiration and staging ground for Islamic terrorism

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The fall of Afghanistan to the Taliban has implications far beyond the borders of that nation. That’s because the Taliban takeover provides fresh inspiration for Islamic radicals worldwide while at the same ...

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Media ministry SAT-7 reaches out to Christians trapped in Afghanistan

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The Middle Eastern media ministry SAT-7 is providing a lifeline for isolated Christians in Afghanistan as the resurgent Taliban go door-to-door, executing believers who refuse to renounce their faith. “We’re hearing from ...

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Open letter to Ben & Jerry’s over Israel boycott

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Dear Ben & Jerry’s board members, In today’s ruthless global business environment, your company’s accentuation of social justice causes is well-noted. However, your product and branding have now been tainted. The taste ...

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International summit on religious freedom brings together diverse speakers

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Sam Brownback concluded a conference on international religious freedom in the nation’s capital on July 15, after bringing together an array of faith and political leaders with the goal of tackling discrimination ...

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Lebanon on verge of total economic collapse

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While Lebanon suffers from the worst economic crisis in its history, the Iranian terror proxy Hezbollah, which has such a heavy influence in the country, is doing everything it can to safeguard ...

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Curriculum equates Native Americans with Palestinian conflict

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Public school officials in the state of Washington have inserted the Israeli-Palestinian conflict into mandatory 5th-grade lessons on Native American history. Children as young as 10 are being taught to associate the ...

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Republicans introduce bill to replenish Israel’s life-saving Iron Dome

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The Iron Dome, Israel’s missile-defense system, helped protect the nation from recent attacks by the Palestinian terror group Hamas. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., has introduced a bill to replenish it. ...

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Netanyahu challenges new leader to stand up to Biden

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Although Benjamin Netanyahu no longer is prime minister of Israel, he will keep a wary eye on the policies of the Biden administration. Netanyahu’s term as prime minister ended Sunday after Israel’s ...

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AP building destroyed by Israel housed Hamas anti-Iron Dome tech

Israel was condemned after it struck a building the Associated Press and other news outlets which it said housed Hamas operations. After the AP and the Biden administration demanded to see the ...

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After Facebook ban, Trump launches national tour

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Just days after Facebook banned Donald Trump for an additional two years, the former president has announced he will commence on a national “history tour.” The event promises a “never-before-heard inside view” ...

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Israel may replace Netanyahu with more conservative Naftali Bennett

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Israel may soon have a new leader as an opposition leaders moved closer to unseating Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday. It comes after several parties agreed on terms that may lead ...

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