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Like her biblical namesake, our friend Esther Levens influenced kings and presidents

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Recently, Anita and I mourned the loss of a spunky person named Esther Levens. Esther, who passed away August 21, 2020, was a personal friend and a supporter of our newspaper and ...

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IN FOCUS: Arabs discover Israel is not the enemy

A growing number of Arabs, particularly those living in the Gulf, say they finally understand that Israel is not the enemy of the Muslims and Arabs. This change of heart manifested even ...

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Historic: Trump announces Israel and Bahrain peace agreement

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Peace is breaking out across the Middle East, or so it would seem after a major development on Friday. President Donald Trump has announced details of a peace deal between Israel and Bahrain that ...

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First commercial flight from Israel to the UAE set for next week

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History will be made next week as the first commercial airliner flight between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Top US officials, along with senior Israeli officials, will be among those ...

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Speculation grows as to the next Arab nation to sign Israel peace deal

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told American news outlets last week that he has been speaking with leaders from Arab countries in addition to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) following the American-mediated peace deal ...

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As Arab world begins to side with Israel, Palestinians forced towards peace

Israel and Arab Palestinians may be moving closer to solving their conflict, especially as Arab nations seem to be lining up to normalize relations and sign peace treaties with the Jewish state. ...

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Historic bombshell: Behind the Trump brokered Israel–UAE peace accord

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The Israel-UAE peace accord is a game changer for peace in the Middle East. This is full diplomatic relations with an important Arab nation. The most significant advancement for peace in the ...

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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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Israel under national curfew during Holy Week

Christians are not the only ones having to adjust to the new reality during their holy week. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu enforced a Holy Week curfew. Residents were required to remain ...

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Runner-up Gantz tasked with forming government in Israel

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JERUSALEM, Israel – Israeli President Reuven Rivlin has asked Blue and White Party leader Benny Gantz to form a government. The decision throws into question Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s political future ...

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Exit polls show Netanyahu with big win

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Israel polling stations have closed and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his Likud party are set to become the largest party in the tiny nation. Exit polls show Likud gained seats on ...

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Will Netanyahu survive Monday’s election?

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Monday will bring yet another national election in Israel – the third in less than a year. The top two candidates for Prime Minister have pulled out all the stops to get ...

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Israel announces cease fire with Islamic Jihad in Gaza

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After 24 hours of rocket attacks from Gaza, the Palestinian extremist group Islamic Jihad announced a ceasefire with Israel Monday evening. As of Tuesday, it appeared to be taking hold. The region ...

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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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Israeli-Palestinian peace details could come Tuesday

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The United States may reveal a peace plan that could end the Israeli-Arab conflict. President Donald Trump stated on Thursday that the plan, supported by Israel and designed in part with Gulf ...

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Netanyahu expected to win Likud Party election

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Likud voters streamed to polls across Israel Thursday deciding to keep Netanyahu or go with a younger and rising young leader. At 9:00 a.m., 106 polling stations opened to handle the 116,048 ...

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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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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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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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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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Netanyahu given green light to form ruling majority

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As Metro Voice returned from Israel on Tuesday with 32 tour guests, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin was giving Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu the opportunity to form a new government. The country has ...

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US to unveil major peace plan after Israeli elections

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The Trump administration has announced that the Israeli-Palestinian peace plan will be released after Israeli elections on Sept. 17. Trump stated that there have been “decades of hate” between Israelis and Palestinians ...

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To further peace process, Israel set to approve 700 new Palestinian homes

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In a effort to encourage the peace process with Arabs living in Judea and Samaria, Israel’s ancient homeland which is today referred to as the “West Bank,” 700 new Palestinian homes  have ...

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Kushner heads back to Jerusalem for peace talks

Senior White House advisor Jared Kushner met with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in Jerusalem on Wednesday after kicking off a major Middle East tour in Jordan and Saudi Arabia. US Envoy to ...

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Historic security summit to be held Jerusalem

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For the first time ever, US officials have brokered a joint meeting between Israel, the United States and Russia. The unprecedented meeting will be attended by security officials from all three countries ...

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