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Egypt hosts Palestinian ‘unity talks’ as incitement continues

Reconciliation talks between rival Palestinian factions continued Monday as delegations from the Palestinian Authority's Ramallah-based Fatah faction met with representatives of Hamas, the Palestinian terror group ruling the Gaza Strip, in Cairo. This latest attempt to unite Palestinian factions began a little over a week ago.

First rains fall during Sukkot

After several months of zero precipitation the first rains of the season fell on Sunday in answer to the collective prayer of Jews who, during the holiday of Sukkot, pray for a good rainy season during the winter.

Balfour Declaration to celebrate 100 years

One hundred years ago the British Foreign Secretary Arthur James Balfour wrote a letter to Baron Lionel Walter Rothschild expressing the British government’s support for a Jewish homeland in the country that was under their mandate — Palestine.

International cycling race, Giro D’Italia, to kick off 2018 in Jerusalem

In what may be the most important international sporting event Israel has ever hosted, the Giro D’Italia, one of cycling’s three grand tours, will take place in the Jewish State next year.

Trump postpones Jerusalem embassy move

In a TBN television interview with former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee aired Saturday evening, President Donald Trump announced he would not be moving the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem just yet.

Christian pilgrims stand with Israel ‘because the Bible says so’

At a time of rising anti-Semitism, thousands of Christians are in Jerusalem to celebrate the biblical Feast of Tabernacles and stand with Israel. They came from the ends of the earth for the six-day celebration, sponsored by the International Christian Embassy Jerusalem (ICEJ), answering an ancient invitation.

Two women promoted to top Israeli Mossad positions

For the first time ever, two women have been simultaneously appointed to top level positions in the Mossad, one of Israel’s primary intelligence services.

Israeli Mossad chief: Iran strives to attain nuclear military capabilities

Mossad Director Yossi Cohen then addressed the ceremony, focusing on the ongoing threats posed to the Jewish State, including Iran, Hezbollah, Hamas and ISIS who “continue to challenge us on a daily basis with attempts to harm us, and no less important, our friends in the world.”
ICEJ Feast of Tabernacles Plenary Session, October 8.

ICEJ kicks off Feast of Tabernacles Celebration in Jerusalem

The 2017 event is the 38th annual gathering sponsored by ICEJ whose proclaimed calling is "to connect the global Church to Israel." The Feast can be viewed live online at ICEJ Live Streaming.
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‘What kills people is people’: Israeli counterterrorism school training civilians to save lives

Israelis not only mourn with Americans, they want to share the hard fought lessons they've learned over years of dealing with acts of terror.

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