Acknowledge the righteous Muslims

editor 30 January 2015

By Robert Sadloff.. Several years ago, I walked up a dimly lit staircase in a working-class district of Paris and knocked on the door of a cramped, two-room apartment. There, I met Joseph Naccache, an elderly, bedridden Jew. I had found Joseph’s name on a list of survivors of Nazi labor camps in his native Tunisia and I had come to interview him on his wartime experience. Read more »

 

The Ego of the Man and the Media

editor 30 January 2015

By Paula R. Stern.. No ruler should put troops into the field merely to gratify his own spleen; no general should fight a battle simply out of pique. Being overly emotional and letting hurt pride or spite dictate whether or not you go to war is unwise and grossly negligent. – Sun Tzu, in The Art of War.  The President of the United States is upset. The Prime Minister of Israel was invited to a party and would be willing to visit with him while in Washington. Read more »

 

The voices of Auschwitz: The 70th anniversary of the liberation of the notorious Nazi concentration camp could mark the last major commemoration for many Holocaust survivors

editor 29 January 2015

By Anthony Faiola, Ruth Eglash and Michelle Boorstein.. There are fewer and fewer of those who still remember. The Soviet army entered Auschwitz — the network of extermination camps operated by Nazi Germany in occupied Poland — on Jan. 27, 1945, liberating the most notorious site of the Holocaust. In the decades since, groups of survivors have gathered to honor that day — including an annual remembrance at Auschwitz itself. Read more »

 

Auschwitz survivor: Being alive is best ‘revenge’

editor 29 January 2015

By Michele Chabin.. TEL AVIV, Israel — Shortly after the Nazi invasion of what was then Hungary in May 1944, Renee Ganz’s family and most of the 25,000 Jews in the city of Oradea were forced into cattle cars and transported to the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp. Men and boys were placed in one line, while women and girls were led to another when they arrived at the camp in Oświęcim, Poland. Ganz was just 15 at the time. Read more »

 

A final opportunity

editor 29 January 2015

By drs. Jan van Barneveld.. Does this worldwide outburst of anti-Semitism mark the beginning of a new wave of persecution of the Jews or is it a cautionary end time signal? When will the battle for Jerusalem become an actual war? What can we – the Gentile believers – do in this current atmosphere of deep contempt and danger for Israel and the Jewish people? Will the LORD give our sinful country (The Netherlands) a final opportunity or is the world heading for severe end time judgments that will sweep across the world, and also across our country (The Netherlands) of course? Read more »

 

Iranian Website Mashark Lays Out Plans To Kill Netanyahu’s Sons

editor 29 January 2015

By Marcy Kreiter.. An Iranian website Sunday (January 25, 2015) laid out plans to kill the sons of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in apparent retaliation for last week’s death of an Iranian general in a presumed Israeli airstrike on the Syrian Golan Heights. The Mashark website also detailed plans to kill the sons of former Israeli Prime Ministers Ariel Sharon and Ehud Olmert. Read more »

 

‘Anti-Semitism is not an ally of Zionism,’ Sharansky writes in the ‘Post’

editor 28 January 2015

By Natan Sharansky.. For every Jew who as a result of hatred and terror decides to make aliya, there are many others who decide to distance themselves from anything and everything Jewish, the head of the Jewish Agency says. In the wake of the recent terror attacks on Charlie Hebdo and the Hyper Cacher supermarket, I spent two emotional days in a shaken and grief-stricken Paris. Read more »

 

Torah scroll held captive by Iraqi secret police restored for use in Foreign Ministry

editor 28 January 2015

By Jeremy Sharon.. A Torah scroll written some 150 to 200 years ago in Iraq but which fell captive to the Iraqi secret police has been restored to its former glory and was recently inaugurated in an official ceremony at the synagogue of the Foreign Ministry in Jerusalem. Buffeted around Mesopotamia for the last few decades, the scroll found its way to Israel and is now being used for the first time in dozens of years in prayer services as was originally intended. Read more »

 

Global Prayer Call 2015 (GPC); 6+6+3 Guide Lines for Prayer for Israel, Our Nation and the Church in Our Nation

editor 27 January 2015

By Harald Eckert.. 70 years ago the greatest tragedy of 4,000 years of Jewish history reached its climax and then – finally – its end. On January 27, 1945 the infamous concentration camp of Auschwitz was liberated. 100 days later, in May 8/9, 1945 World War II came to an end in Europe – and with it the genocide of European Jewry. Read more »

 

Dermer: It’s Netanyahu’s ‘Sacred Duty’ To Speak Up Before Iran Deal ‘Endangers’ Israel

editor 27 January 2015

By Jacob Kornbluh.. In an attempt to clear the hazy skies from the clouds over the US-Israel relationship, Israel Ambassador to the US Ron Dermer sought to reassure Americans and the pro-Israel community that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had no intention to disrespect President Barack Obama or intervene in American politics by accepting House Speaker John Boehner’s invitation to address a join session of congress in March (2015). Read more »


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