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Trump expected to visit Israel in May

United States President Donald Trump is expected to visit Israel at the end of May, a delegation of 25 American officials to arrive on Thursday in Israel to prepare for the president’s visit.

Netanyahu cancels meeting with German FM on principle

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made good on his promise not to meet with the German foreign minister unless he cancelled his plans to meet with anti-Israel NGOs.

Armenians, Jews stand together remembering their genocides

As Israelis stood in silence on Monday for two minutes at 10 a.m. in memory of the 6 million Jewish victims of the Holocaust, residents were gathering around St. James Convent — the heart of the Old City’s Armenian Quarter — to remember the victims of the 20th century’s first genocide, that of the Armenians.

Israelis discover use of bacteria to detect landmines

With genetically mutated and colorful microorganisms designed to disarm battlefields, this news story could easily be mistaken for science fiction.

Jewish group upset with pope’s use of ‘concentration camps’

A Jewish group has called on Pope Francis to “reconsider” his choice of words in recently describing European centers for Middle Eastern refugees as “concentration camps.”

Cliff Keller – Sunny Side Up!

A Kehila News Israel (KNI) writer recently launched his fourth novel, the retro-romance comedy Sunny Side Up!, now available for sale in paperback and Kindle versions at

As Israel remembers Holocaust, terrorists strike, anti-semitism spikes in US

At the opening ceremony of Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) at Jerusalem's Yad VaShem Holocaust Museum Sunday evening, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin began by telling how Jews in the Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp celebrated the first night of Hanukkah in 1943.

Netanyahu: Those who seek to eradicate us, themselves risk eradication

Israelis stood in silence for 2 minutes marked by sirens at 10:00 AM Monday morning in remembrance of the 6 million Jews killed in the Holocaust with ceremonies and educational programs held across Israel Sunday evening and Monday commemorating Israel’s national Holocaust Memorial Day (Yom HaShoah).

Terror attacks in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem on Holocaust Day

A Palestinian teen armed with wire-cutters wounded four people in a terror attack in Tel Aviv on Sunday and a Palestinian mother of nine stabbed a female soldier near Jerusalem early Monday morning as the country mourned victims of the Holocaust.

Believing organizations reach out to Holocaust survivors in Israel

The main objective of Yom HaShoah is to emphasize the importance of remembering and recalling the victims of the Holocaust and ensuring that such a horror never happens again. KNI spoke to two believing organizations who are actively involved in helping these people on a daily basis.

Featured Blogs

Commentary on Parashat Tazria (She Conceives) and Metzora (Leprosy)

Moran writes, "God gave us the tools we need to be holy, just as He is holy! God delivered Israel from the land of Egypt (slavery) so that they would be a people set apart unto Him, for His glory."

Why it is so important that we see G-D’s back side?

Eric writes, "Moses’ response once he saw G-D’s history of forgiveness and love was to ask G-D to forgive the rest of Israel. You see, every time we are forgiven, we become a part of the history of G-D’s forgiveness..."

What are Jewish/Hebrew Roots? (Part 3)

Ariel writes, "In Parts 1 and 2 we defined this root that Paul is discussing in Romans 11. You probably noticed that this definition is a combination of 3 of the 4 traditional definitions given in church history..."

LISTEN: John 20: The resurrected life

Rev. David Pileggi expounds the scriptures and asks “Is the daily life we live impacted by the resurrection?” The resurrection needs to be central to our lives, but how do we do that?

Why does Israel mark Holocaust Remembrance on a different day?

"The world marks Holocaust Remembrance Day on 27th January, the date that Auschwitz was liberated. But in Israel, we mark it on 27th day of the Hebrew month of Nisan, fixed in the Jewish calendar. Why are they different?"

Israeli Messianic Community News

Zvi Kalisher: Holocaust survivor, disciple of Yeshua

Zvi Kalisher, born Henryk Weichert, was an extraordinary man of God who found comfort and joy in his Lord Jesus Christ after losing his entire family and surviving extreme horror during the Holocaust in Poland.

Finnish singer shares Gospel with Holocaust survivors

A Finnish Christian singer who represented her country at the Eurovision Song Contest in 2000 toured Israel in March, performing for Holocaust survivors and sharing the Gospel with them during her concert.

Hebrew, Arabic and English speaking students study Bible together

FCSI held its third annual Mark Manuscript Bible study conference in March, “a fantastic experience” where Arabic, Hebrew and English speakers spent time studying the Word together.

A cup of water

"Twice a year, the staff of CBN Israel host gatherings for single mothers throughout Israel to celebrate the first of the spring and fall holidays, Passover and Rosh Hashana... Though everyone’s stomachs were full, hearts remained hungry to be fed the word God had given to staff members, Arik and Veronica, specifically for these women."

LISTEN: Interview with Ofer Amitai – insights into current world events (Part 1)

As pastor of a Messianic congregation in Jerusalem and leader of an intercessory prayer movement, Ofer Amitai is somebody who has a deep knowledge of the Scriptures, as well as considerable insight into current world events.