The new United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres strongly affirmed the Jewish connection to the Temple Mount telling the Israeli media last week that clearly “the Temple that the Romans destroyed in Jerusalem was a Jewish temple.”
A Palestinian family was praised for their “determination and humanity” last week as they rushed to help Jewish Israelis involved in a tragic bus accident in the West Bank.
In an interview with KNI, Cowen discussed aspects of his position as a Messianic Jew living in a secular Israeli society, and the opportunities he has had to be a positive influence in reflecting the life of Yeshua.
Tel Aviv, which has been voted the “best gay city in the world,” is now encouraging its preschools to purposefully represent diverse family models at their “welcoming Shabbat” services on Fridays.
It appears that the recent ramming atrocities in Nice and Berlin have caused Europeans to better understand, and identify with, the horrors that Israelis have been dealing with for many years.
The ministry comes to the aid of one of the most vulnerable and overlooked groups in society: those addicts, alcoholics and prostitutes who have lost everything, are outcasts on the street and who appear beyond reach.
This fight for peaceful coexistence is visible on a national level when Jewish and Arab doctors work side by side to save their patients - both Jewish and Arab - and on the intimate levels of daily life.
In a controversial case highlighting Israeli army rules against killing terrorists who have already been neutralized, a special military court in Tel Aviv found 19-year-old Israeli soldier Sgt. Elor Azaria guilty of manslaughter on Wednesday.
While terrorist attacks in Jerusalem have dropped 40 percent since the wave of deadly stabbing attacks by Palestinians that began in November 2015, Israel’s citizens remain vulnerable to terrorism not only at home, but perhaps more so abroad.
According to Israel's National Insurance Institute (NII) 14 percent of Jews and half the Israeli Arab population live below the poverty line. Unfortunately such news is not new...