By C4I International.. SodaStream is an Israeli company producing soda makers to turn water or other fluids into soda, thus preventing pollution due to the production and waist of millions of bottles and cans. The story starts with telling about the 29 year old Rafeh Aglu getting up very early in the morning in the West Bank Palestinian village of Hisme to go to the SodaStream factory 15 kilometers away in Mishor Adumim, by a bus charter from his employer. (more…)
Posts Tagged ‘peace’
By Rev Willem Glashouwer.. If there is anything that people want to have is peace! Peace in your heart, peace in your home, peace in your family and peace in your country. No more wars! But when you look at the world around you there is conflict wherever you look! Will there be peace in the future? Now, let’s focus on the future and see what the Bible has to say about these things! Rev Willem Glashouwer explains what Jesus is saying about the future in Matthew 24 and about the promises that the angel Gabriel made to Mary in de Book of Luke. (more…)
By Eli E. Hertz.. Between 1993 and 2001, the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) and the Palestinian Authority (PA) signed six agreements with Israel and conducted countless meetings and summits to bring about a lasting peace between them. Each Israeli concession was met with Palestinian non-compliance and escalating violence. Six times, Palestinians failed to honor their commitments and increased their anti-Israeli aggressions. Finally, they broke every promise they made and began an all-out guerrilla war against Israel and its citizens. (more…)
By WJC.. Israel’s President Shimon Peres told the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Tuesday (March 12, 2013) that the EU should classify Hezbollah as a terror group and that Israel’s new Cabinet created a chance for renewed peace talks with the Palestinians. “We appeal to you, call terror ‘terror,’” Peres told the European Union assembly in the first-ever speech by an Israeli president to the directly elected parliament of the 27 EU member states. (more…)
By Ryan Jones.. It would seem US President Barack Obama’s first visit to Israel while in office has many important objectives, all of which risk putting Israel in a more dangerous position than it already is.
Last week we reported on speculation that Obama’s visit has been timed to influence the make-up of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s new coalition. The Obama White House would like to see more left-leaning parties included to make it easier to press Israel to make concessions to the Palestinians. (more…)
By Ryan Jones.. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Shimon Peres both invoked the Bible over the past week when speaking about Israel’s aspirations for and policies toward peace in the region.
In an address to Christian leaders on the even of the new year, Peres stated that Israel is scripturally obligated in both the Old Testament and the New Testament to seek peace. (more…)
Sometimes people wonder: Why was Jesus Jewish? Was it just a random choice? Could the Saviour of the world very well have been an Arab, a Chinese, a Negro, or – being from Holland myself – even a Dutchman? Wasn’t it just necessary that He would be a human being in order to save mankind? When one looks at pictures, paintings, sculptures, drawings and other art forms that portray Him, most of the time Jesus does not even look Jewish… So why was Jesus Jewish? (more…)
By Simon Plosker.. Much of the media covered the weekend’s events in Gaza, where Hamas leader Khaled Meshal commemorated his terror organization’s 25th anniversary. What is Hamas really celebrating? Here are 25 facts to remind you:
1. Hamas takes its name from an acronym that means “Islamic Resistance Movement” in Arabic. (more…)
“In that day there will be a highway from Egypt to Assyria … Israel will be the third with Egypt and Assyria, a blessing in the midst of the earth, whom the Lord of hosts has blessed, saying, “Blessed be Egypt my people, and Assyria the work of my hands, and Israel my inheritance.” (Isaiah 19:23-25) (more…)
By Israel Today (www.israeltoday.il). It’s official: the Muslim Brotherhood has taken control of Egypt, or will do so in the very near future.
To the consternation of many throughout the region, Egypt’s election commission on Sunday announced that Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohammed Morsi would be the next president of the largest and most powerful Arab state. (more…)