I’m sure by now all of you have heard about the devastating tornados that hit Oklahoma on Monday. Listen to this article from the New York Times:
At the end of the day on Monday, on the last week of the school year, students at Plaza Towers Elementary in the blue-collar suburb of Moore OK were zipping their backpacks.
A fifth-grade class had just finished watching a movie about a boy who survives a…
Grass is green. There is a Creator. No need to prove it. Life has certain givens, basic tenets and fundamental understandings. It’s true because it’s what we’ve been taught and…and…well, because it’s true, that’s all.
In this article, we will dive into the scriptures to either prove or, heavens to Betsy, disprove some cherished theories relating to Bible prophecy.
For example, we all know that the wrath of God is…
As a result of criticism, the Church of Scotland has agreed to change its controversial report of its committee which called for political action, Read more: Articles: The Legality of Israeli Settlements.
The controversial immigration-reform bill that passed the SenateJudiciary Committee this week is expected to be considered by the Senate in June. Many see measures contained in this bill, such as a strong E-Verify and a “photo tool,” as a means to control unlawful immigrants’ access to unlawful employment. I worry that they go too far. [...]
After spending 48 hours in Jerusalem and Ramallah, trying to talk Israeli and Palestinian leaders into reviving the long-stalled Middle East peace process, US Secretary of State John Kerry’s exit line Friday, May 24, was: “We’re getting toward a time now when hard decisions need to be made.” Read more: Kerry calls for “hard decisions” [...]
Shortly after the dramatic meeting between Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and then-prime minister Ehud Olmert at the latter’s Jerusalem residence on Tuesday September 16, 2008, the Palestinian entourage returned to Ramallah. Despite the relatively late hour, Abbas’s advisors and the heads of Fatah arrived at his office; they understood the importance of the moment. [...]
British Foreign Minister says current US initiative to restart peace talks was nearly the last attempt at reaching a two-state solution, and that there is no realistic “plan B” should this initiative fail. Read more: Hague: Bold leadership needed to restart peace talks | JPost | Israel News.
In a historic vote today that threatens to splinter the iconic organization, the National Council of the Boy Scouts of America revised its century-old policy and now will allow “open and avowed” homosexuals to join its programs. Read more: Boy Scout leaders remove ban on ‘gays’.
The Boy Scouts of America’s national leadership will vote Thursday whether to allow openly gay Scouts in its ranks, a critical and emotionally charged moment for one of the nation’s oldest youth organizations and its millions of members. Read more: Will Boy Scouts Allow Openly-Gay Members In Its Ranks? Key Vote Comes Today | TheBlaze.com.
Pope Francis rocked some religious and atheist minds today when he declared that everyone was redeemed through Jesus, including atheists. Read more: Pope Francis Says Atheists Who Do Good Are Redeemed, Not Just Catholics.
Reviving peace talks with the Palestinians tops Israel’s agenda, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu told US Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday as they met in Jerusalem at the start of the American diplomat’s latest visit to the region. Read more: PM to Kerry: Peace talks top Israel’s agenda | JPost | Israel News.
After years of emotional debate, the Boy Scouts of America are considering a proposal at their annual meeting to allow gay youths to participate openly in the popular organization for the first time. Read more: Boy Scouts vote on gay members: What’s at stake – U.S. News.
Resolution that US should support Israel if it were forced to defend itself from Iranian nuclear threat voted in 99-0. Read more: Senate: US must back Israel in case of Iran strike | JPost | Israel News.
Justice minister meets with US Secretary of State, says everyone must refrain from playing “blame game;” Kerry arrives in Jerusalem from Amman to hold back-to-back meetings with Israeli, Palestinian officials. Read more: Livni: Coming days critical for Israel-Palestinian talks | JPost | Israel News.
Middle East unrest increases the chance of a surprise attack on Israel, the head of its air force said on Wednesday, but added that he did not see an attack as imminent. Read more: Israel general sees increased risk of surprise war – FRANCE 24.
Not 24 hours passed from the time a devastating tornado ripped through Moore, Oklahoma, killing at least 24 people including eight children, until shameless global warming activists in Congress began exploiting the grief and pain of a devastated community to tell an idiotic tale of global warming causing tornadoes. Read more: After Oklahoma City Tragedy, [...]
The Syrian army in more than two years of fighting a civil war has proved to be highly professional, steadfast under pressure and above all disciplined. Not once in this brutal conflict were there instances of lone initiatives by a local unit or commander. Read more: Israel’s dithering over Golan strikes gives Assad go-ahead for war [...]
Many have been confounded with the lack of any real intervention being proposed in regards to the violence that only keeps escalating in the Syrian civil war. Read more: Syria: No Oil Means No Intervention. – Op-Eds – Israel National News.
MK Moshe Feiglin (Likud) was dismissed on Tuesday from the Knesset’s Education Committee, a punitive action due to his recent decision to suspend his parliamentary activity. Read more: Likud Dismisses Feiglin from Knesset Committee – Inside Israel – News – Israel National News.
The United Nations’ Relief and Works Agency is again facing accusations of supporting anti-Israel sentiment. In the latest incident, the UNRWA director in Lebanon, Ann Dismorr, was pictured posing with a map that showed all of Israel as “Palestine.” Read more: New UNRWA Controversy over Map of ‘Palestine’ – Middle East – News – Israel [...]