Baptist Church

Palestinian Authority Declares Church in Bethlehem to be Unlawful

The Palestinian Authority declared a Baptist Church in Bethlehem to be unlawful and said that it will no longer receive rights as a religious institution, Algemeiner reported. This decision comes a week after Prime Minister Salam Fayyad told an audience of Evangelical Protestants that his government respected the rights of its Christian minorities. “They said that […]

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Rock throwers

Civilians Begin Patrolling Roads of Judea in Israel to Stop Terrorist Rock Throwers

Fed up with the incessant rock-throwing attacks on motorists in Judea, Jewish residents of Kiryat Arba have begun patrolling the roads themselves, augmenting the IDF’s efforts to maintain order. The patrols are coordinated with the IDF. According to Chen Tohami, the initiative was born following the murder of Asher Palmer and his son Yonatan, whose […]

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The Decline of the American Superpower?

“It is unfortunate that the United States considers Israel a strategic liability, rather than a strategic asset,” noted Israeli think tank director Daniel Rothschild said on Monday. Rothschild, who heads The Institute of Policy and Strategy (IPS), made his remarks at the annual Conference of Presidents gathering. The panel, entitled “Assessing The Region: What has […]

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Salam Fayyad

Palestinian Authority Actively Defying Israel in Jerusalem

Palestinian Authority prime minister Salam Fayyad said Wednesday his administration is actively defying Israel and operating in eastern Jerusalem. “The PA is continuously trying to allocate resources inside the city, which Israel occupied in 1967,” Fayyad said in his weekly radio address from Ramallah. “The Israeli government is trying to impose its policies to control […]

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Cave of Patriarchs

Is Israel Giving Jewish Heritage Sites to Palestinian Authority?

The Palestinian Authority wants UNESCO to declare the Patriarchs’ Cave and Rachel’s Tomb as its heritage sites while Israel is excluding them from its own list. A government committee headed by Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is meeting Tuesday morning to decide on adding 16 more sites to Israel’s official list of heritage sites, but the […]

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Ben Gurion Airport

Delta Shows Anti-Israel Bias; Finally Decides Ben Gurion Airport Not in ‘Occupied Territories’

Is Ben Gurion Airport on “occupied” land? That is what Deltas Airlines said – until legal activists gave Delta a lesson in geography – and law. A reader pointed out to Arutz Sheva that Delta Airlines’ frequent flyer program website on the Middle East includes, among others,  Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Islamic Republic of Iraq, Israel, […]

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Moshe Feiglin

Americans Watchful as Netanyahu Fends Off Primary Challenge

Americans are watching closely as Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu heads off a challenge for Likud party leadership from perennial nationalist candidate Moshe Feiglin. Most major networks and news wires in the U.S. have carried the news of this week’s Likud party primary, set for Tuesday, January 31. As lukewarm a fan of Israel’s prime minister […]

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Mitzpe Avichai

Jewish Leaders Protest Mitzpe Avichai Eviction; Israel Persecuting Jews & Siding with Muslims

25 leaders of Kiryat Arba and Hevron have gotten together to sign a letter of protest following the brutal expulsion of residents of the nearby Mitzpe Avichai outpost two weeks ago. The letter states, “Two weeks ago a serious and shocking incident occurred at Mitzpe Avichai: In the dead of night, in two degree weather, […]

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Ending the Palestinian “Right of Return”

by Daniel Pipes National Review Online January 17, 2012 Between 1967 and 1993, just a few hundred Palestinians from the West Bank or Gaza won the right to live in Israel by marrying Israeli Arabs (who constitute nearly one-fifth of Israel’s population) and acquiring Israeli citizenship. Then the Oslo Accords offered a little-noted family-reunification provision […]

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