Israel News

News articles and updates related to current events in Israel and local Israeli news that you may not hear about from the major media outlets.

ICEJ Tribute to Rabbi Eckstein

The International Christian Embassy Jerusalem mourns the sudden passing of Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein and pays tribute to this unique pioneer and visionary of closer Jewish-Christian relations.

Interview about Jerusalem Biblical Zoo

Paul Calvert questions Liz Kaufman who is staff veterinarian at the Jerusalem Biblical Zoo, about their conservation work and education programmes.

Seminar to raise awareness, give hope to families facing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

HaTikva Families, which is financially sponsoring the seminar, is working with Sharona Duchne who runs a wide-reaching online portal, Adoptive Wisdom, for any Israeli parents grappling with the challenges of adoption.

Hide and seek: archaeological discoveries of 2018 shed light on the Bible

"Like a game of hide and seek, it’s almost comedic how often priceless archaeological treasures pop up in this ancient land! And very often they bring a message or insight of some kind."

[Israeli Politics 101] Who’s Running and What it Means for Israeli Messianic Believers

Not that long ago, there were two main political parties in Israel – Likud (“Consolidation”) and (“Avoda” )Labor.  Likud was the more conservative and...

Pro-life org lobbies Israeli govt over staggering abortion costs

An Israeli pro-life organization is urging the government to stop funding millions of dollars worth of abortions ahead of next year’s budget allocations — and is calling on believers to pray for a positive response to its campaign.

Life under fire in Sderot

Paul Calvert hears the stories of two residents, and visits an Israeli police station witnessing shelves of rockets that have been fired from Gaza.

Netanyahu: Every individual is created in the image of God

A visibly moved Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu saluted the organization Shalva for caring for and treating many of Israel’s disabled.

Drive-by shooting leaves mother, premie baby, in critical condition

Doctors at Jerusalem's Shaare Zedek Medical Center said Monday the premature infant delivered after a drive-by shooter critically injured his mother Sunday has been put on a ventilator.

Christian-Jewish coalition urging Australian PM to move Embassy to Jerusalem

As reported in The Australian late Tuesday (4/12), a broad coalition of Jewish, Christian and civic groups have joined together in a petition calling on Australia Prime Minister Scott Morrison to formally recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and to move the nation’s Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.