Israel Must Defend Against the Enemy Within
Dr Efrat Aviv, a specialist in Turkey and lecturer in the department of Middle Eastern Studies at Bar Ilan University, said:
“Israel and Turkey have managed to overcome their religious differences in the past; but the differences between the US and Turkey, and the resulting anti-American sentiment in Turkey, no one knows how to move past that.
And it is in danger of just getting bigger.” More here
Weakened Relations Between Russia & Iran
Strengthened Relations Between Russia & Israel
Report: RUSSIA ATTACKS TARGETS HELD BY IRANIAN MILITIA IN SYRIA
2-4-19, According to the al-Quds al-Arabi daily after years of collaboration between Russia and Iran propping the Syrian regime of Bashar Assad, recently there have been signs of feuds between the nations. Tensions have escalated in relations between Russia and Iran, especially following Iran-linked bases and groups being targeted in Syria by Israel with Moscow’s prior knowledge.
Recently in the Al Monitor website, Russian political expert Anton Mardasov wrote an analysis: “The controversy between Moscow and Tehran has always been a part of the Syrian conflict. However, the debates between the two have started to become more political in nature, influencing the future of Syria’s armed forces and other military entities.”
Israel has immediately taken advantage of this situation and sided with Russia in order to establish a united front against Iran. According to the Deutsche Welle website, “Russia and Iran are distancing from one another in Syria. Taking its place is strengthening relations and increasing ties between Russia and Israel, aiming to decrease Iran’s influence in Syria to the point of forcing Tehran out of this country.”
Israel will not accept a Shiite government on its borders. All the while, Russia considers Iran’s presence and influence in Syria as an element undermining its efforts to establish cease-fire across the Levant and of course, its future interests in this strategic country.
Reportedly Saudis and allies trying to extend oil cooperation with Russia
2-5-19, CNBC -- Iran in particular opposes steps towards institutionalizing the alliance, OPEC and worries...
Iran Oil Industry Faces Bleak Outlook
2-6-19, Bloomberg -- Turkey’s imports of Iranian crude have remained constant at about 150,000 barrels a day, and Japan and South Korea have continued to take regular shipments, said Ezzatollah Moslehi, the deputy director for international affairs at state-run National Iranian Oil Co. The country’s crude output has yet to recover to pre-revolution levels and is unlikely to do so for...
Wild crude oil price swings may be new normal for markets as US, Russia and Saudis vie for influence
2-5-19, CNBC -- Booming U.S. oil production and the rise of the United States to become the world's largest producer has certainly factored in the shift away from OPEC as the main entity controlling supply and prices. Expected that the U.S. Iranian sanctions would take most of Iran's oil off the market; but by fall, when sanctions were close to going into effect, the US granted some exemptions to countries that buy Iranian crude and oil prices tanked.
Israel Prime Minister Netanyahu to Visit Moscow
Thursday, February 21. 2019
Feb 5, 2019, Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin February 21, 2019 in Moscow. Reportedly, they will discuss regional affairs, the situation in Syria and the strengthening of the security coordination between Israel and Syria's armies. Sources: RT.com; The Times of Israel; Haaretz
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Report: Russia attacks targets held by Iranian militia in Syria
2-6-19, The Jerusalem Post -- Report only 20 hours old and not confirmed -- Russian forces blew up bridges on the Euphrates river held by Iranian militias several days ago. This is the first time the Russians attacked Iranian targets in Syria. The information came from a senior Syrian official who refused to be identified, and was reported in Bas News, a Kurdish news website.
Iran to move weapons site from Damascus airport due to Israeli attacks ...
2-7-19, Iran has continued to build up its weapons facilities at Damascus airport ... On Wednesday, 2-6-19, the Kurdish news agency Bas News reported that this week Russia even blew up several bridges under the control of Iranian militias ...
The Jewish State of Israel Valid Concerns Over Iran's Threats
Israel sees Iran’s nuclear and ballistic missile programs and presence in the close neighbor nation of Syria as a threat to its very existence. Reasonable conclusion as Iran officials repeatedly have proclaimed their intention to 'eradicate and wipe Israel off the map pushing the Jews into the sea!' More here
2-5-19, The Times of Israel -- Ali Shamkhani, the secretary of Iran’s National Security Council threat against the Jewish State of Israel while visiting Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem in Tehran. He said, “If these actions continue, we will activate some calculated measures as a deterrent and as a firm and appropriate response to teach a lesson to the criminal and lying rulers of Israel.”The comments come weeks after a suicide-bomber killed multiple Americans on “routine patrol” in the region; detonating an explosive vest near a restaurant in northern Syria.
Iranian commander threatens Israel's destruction if it attacks - state TV ...
1-28-19, Iranian Brigadier General Hossein Salami, deputy head of the elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps threat against the Jewish State of Israel followed an Israeli attack on Iranian targets in Syria last week in a series of assaults targeting Tehran’s presence in Syria where it supports President Bashar al-Assad’s government. Salami said:“We announce that if Israel takes any action to wage a war against us, it will definitely lead to its own elimination and the freeing of occupied (Palestinian) territories.”
Deal of the Century – Israel’s Peace Plan?
God said, “They have healed also the hurt of the daughter of My people slightly, saying, Peace, peace; when there is no peace.”
1-26-19, * -- Jews do not believe that Jesus was the Messiah; but what many do not understand is that, although Jesus first came as a suffering servant to take the penalty of sins and redeem mankind (Isaiah 53: 1-12); He is poised to return and literally fulfill His role as the Meshiach and establish His rule and reign for 1,000 years. (Revelation 19:11-16)
Currently in Israel there are interesting events happening in the Haredi ultra orthodox Jewish community. A young Torah scholar from outside Israel asked Rabbi Kanievsky if he should apply for Israeli citizenship in order to vote for the Haredi party in the upcoming April 9, 2020 Israeli elections. His response: “There is no need the Messiah will already be here before the elections.” [See Jeremiah 23:5]
We know that Jesus Christ is the Messiah and only when HE returns will there be peace (Jeremiah 14:13); so if another comes he will be added to the list of false Messiahs (Matthew 24:24). [Unless the rabbi inadvertently spoke of the Lord Jesus’ second coming!]
- for Israel with anything concerning the Iranian nuclear weapons program
- for Israel in the international forum should Israel decide to act directly against Iran
- and substantial military aid, including advanced weaponry, should a conflict break out with Syria or Iran, even if the conflict is initiated by Israel
- the dividing of Jerusalem
- possibly a sovereign state for the Muslims aka “Palestinians” with their capitol in East Jerusalem
- A new “prince” will have come into power
- In whose name will he come?
- Will he be the peacemaker or power broker spoken of by the prophet as described in Daniel 9:27
*Excerpted and adapted full original report here Jesus is even at the doors! More here
 No peace! 1 Thessalonians 5:3; Ezekiel 13:10, 13:16; Micah 3:5
 1-20-19, JPost -Reportedly the USA is scheduled to release its Middle East Israel peace plan as soon as possible after Israelis vote on April 9, 2020… More here
10-23-17, Jason Greenblatt, the US' special representative for international negotiations said Hamas in Gaza Israel [Islamic terror group] is "begging Iran" for help in its armed resistance against Israel, a senior Trump administration official said on Monday, addressing the visit of several Hamas leaders to Tehran over the weekend. Their visit comes amid talk of Palestinian reconciliation between Hamas and Fatah, which have split rule over the Palestinian territories of Gaza and the West Bank, respectively, for nearly a decade.
Hamas Deputy Chairman Salih al-Arouri said that Iran agreed to continue to support "Palestine and the resistance" after meeting with senior Iranian officials in Tehran including Ali Akbar Velayati, a top adviser to Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
"Hamas, which has only brought ruin and misery to Palestinians, now begs Iran for help and again vows to destroy Israel," wrote Jason Greenblatt, the US' special representative for international negotiations, on Twitter. "Palestinians deserve so much better than this. We must find a better path forward toward peace and prosperity." More here
Muslim Terrorists in Gaza, Israel Continue to Bombard the Jewish State of Israel without Loss of Foreign Humanitarian Aid – Except for America
Israel must must close its collective ears to the world’s assorted hypocritical attacks; many of whom would have leveled Gaza years ago. It’s obvious that the Jew hating world will always find Israel at fault. She is a nation requiring a magnifying glass to locate on a world globe and therefore needs to be forceful in its response to those who wish it dead and who constantly act to accomplish that goal. *Excerpted and adapted full original report here
The New York Times Incentivizes Hamas Violence
1-4-19, Gatestone -- While Hamas is happy to boast openly about its fighters tearing at the border fences in Gaza and hiding behind civilians to evade Israeli soldiers—the New York Times makes no mention of this. Israeli soldiers are portrayed as faceless killing machines, without a single reference to the flying of incendiary fire kites, terror tunnels, rockets or cross border explosive devices utilized by the terrorists aka Palestinians.
- Israeli civilians are not occupiers or usurpers; the Jewish people have lived in Israel proper not in occupied or disputed territory. This area was built from scratch by Israelis on barren desert land and the Israelis have a right to be protected.
- The Times's absurd conclusion that Israeli shooters may have committed a "war crimes," ignores the law of war crimes.
Dec 19, 2018 - GAZA, ISRAEL - The USA cut $200 million in aid to the Muslims in Gaza and Judea & Samaria [aka the West Bank]. Officials said humanitarian programs for Palestinians are seeking more money than requested -- last year they sought $539 million. Since the USA cut funding to the terrorists in Gaza international contributions continue or increase:
- Germany will increase it's 81 million euros [$94 million] in aid for UNWRA this year and will increase its contribution.
- France from 2014 to 2016 provided €500,000 via the Social Fund for Development (FSD) to Palestinian and Israeli NGOs
- UK in Sept 2018 said it would be giving an additional $9 million
January 20, 2019 Next Blood Moon
Same Day at Pres Trump’s Inauguration in 2017
God said, "Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, seasons, days and years."
1-6-19, In God's word we read that He created the heavenly bodies to serve -among other things - “as signs;” Genesis 1:14. In 2014 and 2015, the world witnessed four consecutive total eclipses of the moon, known as a tetrad. On July 27/28, 2018 a celestial double feature unlike anything seen in decades: Mars made its closest approach to Earth in 15 years—just as the full moon blushes red in the longest “blood moon” eclipse of the century happened. The eclipse this month, Jan 20/21, 2019 occurs on the same date of President Trump’s inauguration January 20, 2017.
Pastor Mark Biltz, discovered that such events historically have been accompanied by significant developments for the Jewish nation of Israel – the United States declaring Jerusalem the capitol of the Jewish state and moving its embassy to the capitol was pretty significant!
The the next lunar eclipse is called a “super blood wolf moon eclipse” because it will be a total lunar eclipse for parts of North America at a time when the full moon is at the closet point of its orbit to the Earth.
In Zechariah 1:14 we read that the LORD is very jealous for Jerusalem and for Zion with a great jealousy and is displeased with the nations who curse the Jewish nation. More here and here
United Nations condemns excessive Israeli force against Palestinians | More here
Jun 13, 2018 - UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The U.N. General Assembly condemned Israel again for excessive use of force in her retaliation against Islamic Palestinian attacks on the Jewish State ...
Groups in Israel Islamic Fatah and Terror Group Hamas, are in deep collaboration with UNWRA to perpetuate the fraud of Palestinian refugeehood
Through UNWRA, the Palestinians have received 25 times more aid per capita than did the whole of Europe to rebuild their shattered countries after World War II and yet, many decades later, Palestinians still use the victimhood card of poverty and statelessness, even though massive funding flows through the hands of the Palestinian Authority and Hamas.
UNWRA is the only UN refugee agency dedicated to a single group of people - the Muslims [aka Palestinians] in Israel
They do not solve the refugee problem. They inflate it; it's an obscenity. Another obscenity is that 40% of the ‘refugee’ recipients are not refugees at all, having been given citizenship in Jordan. Syria, and Lebanon. Yet their numbers still appear in the UNWRA and Palestinian Authority ledgers. A fraud and a political obscenity. Saudi Arabia was the only Muslim country in the top ten international donor countries. All the rest were United States, EU, Japan, and European nations. Apart from the Saudis, the Islamic world nowhere to be seen, despite their pro-Palestinian rhetoric. More here
U.S. and Israel Quit U.N. Cultural Agency UNESCO
1-1-19, Time.com -- The United States and Israel have officially quit the U.N.'s educational, scientific and cultural agency, accusing it of bias. The U.S. and Israel Have Quit the U.N.'s Cultural Agency UNESCO ...
Upgraded Electronics to F16s Hinders Sale of Twelve US Built Israeli Fleet to Croatia
Prime Minister Netanyahu said, "For reasons we don't fully understand, the Americans hardened their conditions and, apparently, we misread their position on the deal. Practically, the F-16 deal with Croatia is dead and we don't think it is possible to get an agreement that will reconcile the U.S. conditions and the Croatian demands." During a December 2018 meeting with Sec of State Mike Pompeo in Brussels, Pompeo told Netanyahu: "I am in favor, but Defense Secretary Mattis is against it - he is the one who is blocking it."
Meanwhile, Croatia, has refused to buy the fighter jets if the Israeli systems are removed and has given Israel a deadline of January 11, 2019 or the deal is off. More here
Israel Hits Iran Target in Syria
Pastor JD Discusses US Withdrawal From Syria
JD thinks yes, surprised that Sudan President visited Syria this month. Video: 55 minutes here
Sudan's [aka PUT] Bashir visits Assad in Syria
12-19-18, MSN News· Sudan's President Omar al-Bachir visited Damascus, Syria, in his first visit to Syria since the start of the conflict. Ezekiel 38:5 [Note: Nation of CUSH is modern day Ethiopia.]
Pastors are conflicted on Russia ... Farag thinks Russia is involved many disagree such as Pastor Ciccolanti. Ezekiel 38:2-8; Eccl 1:9
Here's his 9 min video explaining why: www.youtube.com/watch?v=_7IGbxv5Ifw
12-17-18, * -- Beginning in 2005, when US president George W. Bush coerced and pressured then Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon to remove some 8,500 Israeli Jews from Gaza, US presidents set America on collision course with the one true God. Within a few days of the Gaza evacuation, Katrina  hit the US coast. Inside of six months, Sharon suffered a stroke and spent eight years in a coma before passing.
Americans elected the immediate past “president,” who promised “A New Beginning” with Muslims and the banned Muslim Brotherhood became his major foreign policy partner. Today, Israel is under attack and the new US president Donald Trump is trying to fix the problems the previous presidents helped create.
Today, the destabilization of Syria from Arab Spring has proven an ongoing threat to peace and has caused much human suffering. The Islamic terror group in Lebanon, Hezbollah's missiles rain down on Israel clashing with Israeli military have become commonplace.
Hamas has continued its missile attacks from Gaza and the West Bank (traditional Jewish lands of Samaria and Judea), as well as fomenting riots.
US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley told the General Assembly before the vote that "peace must be built on truth. To its shame, the UN General Assembly has avoided the truth of Hamas terrorism for far too long" and that the assembly could make history by condemning “one of the most obvious and grotesque cases of terrorism in the world." Instead, the vote, which required two-thirds majority to pass, fell short 87 in favor to 57 opposed with 33 abstentions.
We can see how prophecy unfolds even by tracking very specific actions since 2005. This is how the nations so easily stand against Israel's capitol of Jerusalem and how the leaders we elect establish our destiny as a nation and a people. Zephaniah 1:14; Joel 2:11; Zechariah 14:1-2, 3-4; Acts 1:17-18, 19-21
*Excerpted and adapted full original report from Bill Wilson, Daily Jot here
 List of other catastrophes hitting the USA because of abusing Israel here
'No Ceasefire!' as long as Hamas continues terror attacks. Naftali Bennett puts forward bill to deport families of Islamic terrorists - Will PM Netanyahu sign it?
12-13-18, Times of Israel -- PM Netanyahu said in a message to the Islamic terror group Hamas in Gaza: "We will operate against you if you carry out [acts of] terrorism from Judea and Samaria [aka West Bank]. There will not be a situation in which there is a ceasefire in Gaza and the use of fire in Judea and Samaria.”
Will Netanyahu veto bill expelling families of terrorists
12-15-18, IsraelNatlNews -- The “Terrorist Family Expulsion Law” would, if passed, allow the Defense and Interior Ministers to advance the expulsion of individuals who acted as accomplices in terror attacks, including family members of terrorists who were aware of their relative’s intentions or otherwise supported their attacks. Families of terrorists to would be expelled to another area within Judea and Samaria. Co-sponsor MK Moti Yogev said, "An absolute majority of the Israeli public supports the bill of the Jewish Home for the expulsion of the families of terrorists. I call upon the members of the Ministerial Committee for Legislative Affairs, in order to increase deterrence and prevent terrorist attacks, to ratify the law tomorrow." More here
Judea & Samaria: Two Israelis and infant newborn and four Palestinians killed amid bloodiest flare up of violence in months
12-13-18, A Palestinian gunman opened fire on soldiers and civilians at a bus station at the Asaf junction, near the Israeli settlement of Ofra. Two Israeli soldiers Sergeant Yovel Moryosef and Corporal Yosef Cohen were killed, while two others were injured, one severely. This Islamic terror attack came just a day after a similar drive-by shooting by Palestinian jihadists that wounded seven Israelis, including a pregnant woman causing her baby to deliver prematurely and later died.
Another Reason the USA Should EXIT the United Nations: UN Refuses to Condemn Islamic Terror Group HAMAS in Gaza Israel
Currently UN members rejected a U.S. proposal to condemn Iran proxy the Islamic terror group in Gaza Israel, Hamas for its serial acts of terrorism, mostly against Israel. If a majority of the UN’s members hate anyone more than the U.S., it’s Israel. The resolution was straightforward condemning Hamas for “repeatedly firing rockets into Israel and for inciting violence..."
Most nations would agree that targeting civilians with acts of terror is a violation of international law; right? Wrong. The majority of the 192 member nations in the UN are pro Islam and anti Israel. Violence against Jews is apparently A - OKAY with them.
UN vs Israel Pro Hamas here
Islamic Terror Group, Hamas, in Gaza Israel
Fire Rockets into Jewish City of Ashkelon
11-12-18, Jerusalem Post -- Israel Defense Force spokesman said that in Ashkelon Israel near the Gaza border in southern Israel, an apartment building was hit when the Islamic terror group, Hamas fired over 200 rockets from Gaza. However, 60 rockets were intercepted by Israel's Iron Dome causing most to fall on open ground.
Muslims aka Palestinians & 'Hamas' Terror Group in Gaza Israel Launch Rocket Attack Into Israel
Israeli Fighter Jets Retaliate
11-12-18, Israeli fighter jets have pounded the Muslim enclave, after mortar fire from inside the Palestinian HAMAS controlled Gaza strip hit a bus in the Jewish state of Israel.
Israeli Gaza mission aimed to abduct tunnel | here
11-11-18, Islamic 'Arab Media reports that the Israeli forces Gaza incident was a botched military op...
Israel bombs Hamas TV station in Gaza | here
11-12-18, The Hamas-linked Al-Aqsa television station in Gaza City went off the air after an Israeli airstrike killing three... Dawoud Shihab, head of the media office for the Palestinian faction Islamic Jihad said, "This is “a serious, aggressive attack and will result in an escalation in retaliation from the (Palestinian) resistance.”
- Israeli military report said that the Israeli military operation in GAZA was not sent to kill or capture the Hamas commander. The operation yesterday was to strengthen Israeli security. Israeli airstrikes are the latest escalation in several days of reciprocal attacks from Israel into the Hamas Palestinian territories. On Monday, 11-12-18 in less than 40 minutes eighty mortars were fired into Israel; Hamas claims 100. Sirens wailed across southern Israel as the Iron Dome struggled to intercept the incoming firestorm. Israeli fighter jets have responded to Hamas rocket attacks and have killed two Muslims aka 'Palestinians.'
- Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said last week he was looking into the possibility of a long-term ceasefire with Hamas, “I am doing everything I can to avoid an unnecessary war. We allowed suitcases stuffed with $15 million in cash to enter Gaza from Qatar last week, to prevent a humanitarian crisis in Gaza.”
- Russia said, “We call upon the Palestinians and Israelis to immediately return to a sustainable ceasefire, to show restraint, to take measures in order to avoid confrontation with unpredictable consequences.”
- Reuters said on Monday, 11-12-18, a barrage of mortar fire from Gaza hit an Israeli bus, wounding at least one person. Video from the scene showed Israel’s Iron Dome rocket defense system intercepting some of the incoming projectiles.
- Islamic terror group officials of Hamas said that the violence broke out after a group of militants attacked out of the car, which passed and which is owned by Israeli security forces. After Palestinian militants began to harass their opponents. During the chase, Israeli aircraft fired more than 40 rockets at the area where the incident occurred. Seven men were killed, including two commanders of “Hamas” the seventh was a member of the Nasser Salahdin Brigades, the armed wing of the Popular Resistance Committees.
- Soroka Hospital in Beersheba said an Israeli special forces officer was killed and another was moderately wounded during Sunday's night-time operation in the Gaza Strip. The injured officer was in a stable condition. The incident sparked intense clashes between the Israeli military and the Hamas terror group.
- Lebanese paper Al Akhbar and the Iz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades said a unit of Israel Defense Forces commandos entered the Gaza Strip in a civilian car to abduct the man responsible for Hamas' network of subterranean terror tunnels leading into Israel. More here from NBC News More here from Times of Israel More here from RT.com
Grand Opening, October 2018
NORTHERN STAR JEWISH SYNAGOGUE
1-20-16, WashPost -- Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed that Jews facing anti-Semitism and bigotry in Europe should move to Russia, where he said they would be better accepted. In a meeting with members of the European Jewish Congress, Putin said because anti-Semitic attacks had risen in Europe by about 40 percent each of the past three years and that Jews can no longer walk the streets of some major European cities in safety. About 10,000 Jews from Western Europe immigrated to Israel in 2015 — a record figure, according to the Jewish Agency. The bulk of that number came from France, which is home to Europe's largest Jewish population. More here
11-9-18, Jewish Press -- Russia’s Chief Rabbi, Berel Lazar, described the interfaith situation in Russia as “favorable,” stressing that Jews feel “comfortable and confident.” He was speaking at the inauguration ceremony of another new synagogue in the city of Kaliningrad, Russia [here] (formerly Koenigsberg), in the province sandwiched between Poland and Lithuania along the Baltic Coast. He added: “No one builds a synagogue if one is ready to leave the country. That means that we feel confident here, the government ensures stability here. When people feel comfortable, they know that they can attend synagogue, that they enjoy respect and have good relations with their neighbors. The interethnic atmosphere is very good today, and the interfaith relations are unique.” The new synagogue is planned to open in November 2018, on the Konigsberg synagogue’s 80th commemoration anniversary. More here
7-24-18, The leaders of Turkey and Israel have exchanged angry remarks, further straining the countries' already tense bilateral relations. The latest war of words erupted after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan criticised a controversial law adopted by Israel's parliament last week, which defines the country as the nation-state of the Jewish people.
2-20-14, Hassan al-Banna, founder of the Muslim Brotherhood, was quoted by the New York Times in 1948 as saying “If the Jewish state becomes a fact, and this is realized by the Arab peoples, they will drive the Jews who live in their midst into the sea.”
2-5-12, WND.com -- The Iranian government, through a website proxy, has laid out the legal and religious justification for the destruction of Israel and the slaughter of its people. The doctrine includes wiping out Israeli assets and Jewish people worldwide.
1-26-17, Obama, in one of his many last-minute moves of his occupation of the US White House, attempted to give the Muslim Terrorists aka "Palestinian Authority" over $200 million to fund terrorism against Jews and the nation of Israel. However, the new America loving President Trump found and stopped it!
Sep 2, 2018 - Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas said that a US negotiating delegation recommended a peace plan that was based on a confederation with Jordan. The 82-year-old Palestinian leader also shared his belief that "the US was a hostile force against the Palestinians and “is closing the peace process. The US wants to destroy UNRWA completely.”
Israel Has Not Been Treated Like Other Nations
Brazil Embassy to Jerusalem and Palestine Embassy Closed
Oman Jordan’s Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs, addressing the 14th Middle East Security Summit in Manama, Bahrein, Yousef Bin Alawi declared:
“How can we involve Israel and prompt it to contribute to the affairs of the region? I am going to say something that I say for the first time. Israel is a state that is present in this region. We all understand this, we know this; the world is also aware of this fact. But despite that, Israel is not being treated by the other countries as it is treating the other countries. Maybe it is time for Israel to be treated the same and it should also bear the same obligations as other countries. Why? Those are really facts. History says that the Torah saw the light in the Middle East, that the prophets of Israel were born in the Middle East, and that the Jews also used to live in this area of the world.” More here
Anniversary of 1917 Balfour Declaration
Britain Recognized "Palestine" Land of Jews
"Dear Lord Rothschild,
I have much pleasure in conveying to you, on behalf of His Majesty's Government, the following declaration of sympathy with Jewish Zionist aspirations which has been submitted to, and approved by, the Cabinet
His Majesty's Government view with favour the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people, and will use their best endeavors to facilitate the achievement of this object, it being clearly understood that nothing shall be done which may prejudice the civil and religious rights of existing non-Jewish communities in Palestine or the rights and political status enjoyed by Jews in any other country. I should be grateful if you would bring this declaration to the knowledge of the Zionist Federation.
Arthur James Balfour"
"Zionism… is rooted in age-long traditions, in present needs, in future hopes, of far profounder import than the desires and prejudices of the 700,000 Arabs [aka Muslims] who now inhabit that ancient land".
In the Balfour Declaration there are three types of rights mentioned:
- civil rights
- religious rights
- political status.
The main significance of the Balfour Declaration pertains to those who made the declaration and to the League of Nations who adopted the Balfour Declaration as international law.
Currently in Israel Muslims [Arabs] are probably the only Arabs in the Middle East to enjoy full civil and religious rights, including freedom to speak against the state of Israel – something almost non-existent in the Middle East. In recent surveys majority of Arabs in Israel identify themselves as Israelis, whether it be as Israeli Arabs, Israeli Muslims, or just plain Israelis.
Happy Anniversary and raise a glass in honorable memory of Arthur Balfour! Source
Israel Deters Attackers by Demolishing Their Homes Backlog of houses of guilty terrorists to be destroyed
The policy is meant to have a psychological effect for a would-be attacker whose family would be left homeless, some suggest house demolitions are also designed to offset the economic benefits of committing an attack.
House demolitions date back to a 1945 British Mandate emergency regulation in pre-state Palestine that allowed the British military to confiscate and destroy any home used to discharge a weapon, or any home used by a person who violated military law. More here
1 Corinthians 9:22
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