Aaron writes, "America likely will resume its traditional role as Israel’s best friend and closest ally following the inauguration of Donald Trump in a few days, but it will do so with drastically reduced capacity to act, regardless of intent."
Dan writes, "The reality shows the Obama administration has been one of, if not the most hostile ever toward Israel... As the old saying goes, with “friends” like this..."
Stan writes, "Who knows but perhaps it can find its first traction in the ANZAC spirit of Australian and New Zealander believers – who can stand together on behalf of both nations to see Australia stay the course, and to see New Zealand get back on track."
Ron writes, "Three Republican senators have brought forth legislation to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s official capital and move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to the Holy City. This move will likely face resistance both from the Arab world and the United Nations."
Joel writes, "U.S. Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Ben Cardin (D-MD) introduced a Senate resolution objecting to the passage of UN Security Council Resolution 2334, as well as all efforts that undermine direct, bilateral negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians for a secure and peaceful settlement."
In responding to the UN resolution Stan writes, "The Lord Himself will judge between you and Israel, and the Lord will avenge Himself upon you. You shall not know blessing on your treachery of last night."
The Jewish Community in Brazil is mourning together with the Catholic Church the passing of Cardinal Paulo Evaristo Arns who stood up to dictators and fought for democracy.
Stan writes, "Unlike the Arabists in France (and most of Europe) Australians, who as a nation have more consistently than any other been mates with the Jewish people and their state for the past 100 years, have a potential present of their own to give Israel..."
Stan writes, "It was sobering hearing about the powerful earthquake that struck New Zealand on November 14. You will not be surprised to know how I’m inclined to see what just happened: it could be considered as judgment but – more practicably perhaps – as an alert or warning and a call to intensive prayer."
David writes, "As the awesome (terrifying) day of the LORD draws closer, we can expect the Great Divide to become even greater and more divided."