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  • PA Request To Arrest Arafat Adviser Denied By Interpol

    05/19/2012 1:15:04 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 9 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 19/5/12
    Interpol has rejected the Palestinian Authority's request to arrest Mohammed Rashid, a, who is wanted for embezzling hundreds of millions of dollars, the PA attorney-general, Ahmed al-Mughni, announced over the weekend. Rashid is wanted by the PA in connection with 21 cases of embezzlement, fraud and money-laundering, al-Mughni revealed. He said that he personally had contacted Rashid and asked him to hand himself in to the PA authorities, but to no avail. "The problem with Interpol is that they are saying that we are not a sovereign state and that's why they won't comply," al-Mughni told...
  • Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Temple Israel Destroy 70 Year Family Relationship [No Debate Allowed]

    05/19/2012 12:23:20 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 14 replies
    Shark Tank ^ | 5/18/12 | Javier Manjarres
    DNC Chair/Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s partisan political tactics have brought an end to the 70 year-old relationship between Temple Israel of North Miami and one of its past presidents and most respected members, the honorable Stanley Tate. Wasserman Schultz and Tate were both scheduled to address the Temple Israel congregation regarding U.S.-Israeli relations, but apparently Wasserman Schultz couldn’t handle the fact that Tate would undoubtedly contradict her partisan talking points- so much for “diversity” when it comes to Debbie allowing equal time to opposing points of view. In what can only be described as an act of political spite, Wasserman...
  • “The Temple Mount is in our Hands”

    05/19/2012 12:02:47 PM PDT · by jjotto · 10 replies
    Israpundit ^ | May 19, 2012 | Jerry Gordan
    “The Temple Mount is in our Hands” – Yom Yerushalayim Day, the 45th Commemoration of the Reunification of Jerusalem This evening in Israel begins the commemoration of Yom Yerushalayim, Jerusalem Day, the 28th of Iyar in the Hebrew Calendar. The occasion marks the 45th anniversary of the reunification of the ancient and eternal capital of the Jewish State of Israel. Nineteen years after Jordanian Legionnaires routed valiant defending forces, destroyed Jewish landmarks and expelled Jewish residents of the Old City; IDF forces retook the eastern half of Israel’s capitol on June 7th, 1967, after fierce fighting. Simon Sebag Montefiore’s book,...
  • Iran, Syria ordered to pay terror victim's family

    05/18/2012 2:33:53 PM PDT · by Righting · 1 replies
    JPOST ^ | 05/15/2012 | JOANNA PARASZCZUK
    US court orders $332 m. for Wultz family for 16-year-old boy killed and father seriously injured in TA suicide attack. Six years after 16-year-old American Daniel Wultz died of wounds he sustained in a Tel Aviv suicide bombing, a US district court judge awarded his family $332 million in damages from Iran and Syria. The court found that Iran and Syria were responsible for providing material support for the April 17, 2006, attack, in which 11 people were murdered and over 60 others wounded when an Islamic Jihad suicide bomber detonated a bomb laced with nails and other projectiles in...
  • Israeli settlement produce label

    05/19/2012 8:54:45 AM PDT · by DeaconBenjamin · 7 replies
    Foreign Minister Villy Søvndal is calling for a produce labelling system for all produce emanating from Israeli settlements which are, as he says ‘illegal under international law’. “This is a move that will clearly show consumers that this produce has been produced under conditions that not only the Danish government, but also the European governments have rejected. Then it is up to consumers whether they are prepared to buy the produce,” Søvndal says. In practice, the labelling system will be an option for supermarkets that will be able to choose whether to introduce it or not – rather like the...
  • Can the EU Save Abu Shahala?

    05/18/2012 7:06:49 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 2 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 18/5/12 | Gabe Kahn
    European Union Committee for Foreign Affairs chairman Dr. Fiorello Provera said this week that the EU was obligated to intervene on behalf of Muhammad Abu Shahala. Abu Shahala was sentenced to death by a Palestinian Authority court for selling the Beit HaMachpela (House of the Patriarchs) to Jewish families in Hevron. "Abu Shahala's conviction has no justification, and therefore the European Union will intervene to save his life," Provera wrote in response to a plea by Hevron's Jewish community asking the EU intervene on Abu Shahala's behalf. "It is inconceivable that a man who sells his house will be convicted...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(5/19/12)[Prayer]

    05/19/2012 4:25:54 AM PDT · by left that other site · 26 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 5/19/12 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Psalm 71 God the Rock of Salvation 1. In You, O LORD, I put my trust; Let me never be put to shame. 2. Deliver me in Your righteousness, and cause me to escape; Incline Your ear to me, and save me. 3. Be my strong refuge, To which I may resort continually; You have given the commandment to save me, For You are my rock and my fortress. 4. Deliver me, O my God, out of the hand of the wicked, Out of the hand of the unrighteous and cruel man. 5....
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(5/18/12)[Prayer]

    05/18/2012 4:24:05 AM PDT · by left that other site · 23 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 5/18/12 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Psalm 98 A Psalm 1. Oh, sing to the LORD a new song! For He has done marvelous things; His right hand and His holy arm have gained Him the victory. 2. The LORD has made known His salvation; His righteousness He has revealed in the sight of the nations. 3. He has remembered His mercy and His faithfulness to the house of Israel; All the ends of the earth have seen the salvation of our God. 4. Shout joyfully to the LORD, all the earth; Break forth in song, rejoice, and sing...
  • Iran attack decision nears, Israeli elite locks down (Sanctions have failed, again)

    05/17/2012 8:18:12 AM PDT · by tobyhill · 17 replies
    Reuters ^ | 5/17/2012 | By Michael Stott
    A private door opens from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office in central Jerusalem directly into a long, modestly furnished, half-paneled room decorated with modern paintings by Israeli artists and a copy of Israel's 1948 declaration of independence. It contains little more than a long wooden table, brown leather chairs and a single old-fashioned white projector screen. This inner sanctum at the end of a corridor between Netanyahu's private room and the office of his top military adviser, is where one of the decade's most momentous military decisions could soon be taken: to launch an Israeli attack on Iran's nuclear...
  • Rabbi Yosef: Treating gentiles violates Sabbath

    05/17/2012 8:58:02 PM PDT · by olcurmudgeon · 45 replies ^ | May 17, 2012 | Ynet
    What should religious doctors do if a gentile is injured in a car accident on Shabbat and is rushed to the hospital? According to Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, this does not warrant violating the sanctity of the Sabbath. During a class on Sabbath halacha relating to religious physicians, the spiritual leader of Shas said that while doctors are expected to do everything in their power – even if it requires violating the Sabbath – in order to save Jews whose lives are in danger, the same does not apply for gentiles. "If a gentile were to get injured in a car...
  • The Nature of the Church The Nature of the Church

    05/17/2012 5:39:18 PM PDT · by Former Fetus · 2 replies
    Bible Prophecy Blog ^ | 5/17/2012 | Dr. Thomas Ice
    It is not uncommon to hear anti-pretribulationists discount pretribulationism because the Bible teaches that Christians will suffer for Christ. Since pretribulationists teach that the church will not go through the tribulation, some attempt to equate this with a view that Believers will never experience hardship of any kind during the current church age. This is a distortion of our views. Pretribulationism teaches, by God’s grace and decree, the church will not go through the time of God’s wrath because the tribulation is designed for purposes which do not include the church. In fact, we believe that during the church age...
  • Netanyahu's 'centrist' coalition is already proving it's anything but

    05/17/2012 6:36:26 AM PDT · by Former Fetus · 1 replies
    Jewish World Review ^ | 5/17/2012 | Joshua Mitnick
    When Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu joined forces last week with the centrist Kadima party to form one of Israel's largest-ever coalition governments, it appeared to give him maneuvering room to pursue Palestinian peace talks over the objections of his hardline political base. But twin efforts by coalition lawmakers last weekend to strengthen the legal status of Jewish settlements suggest that the political fulcrum of Mr. Netanyahu's government in fact may not have shifted all that dramatically away from stalwarts in his Likud party who oppose ceding land to the Palestinians on both ideological and theological grounds. "The prime minister doesn't...
  • Police, Yassam Forces Arrive in Ramat Migron

    05/16/2012 4:15:14 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 23 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 17/5/12
    Police and Yassam officers equipped with a backhoe arrived on Wednesday night at the community of Ramat Migron in Binyamin, the Tazpit news agency reported.
  • US Plans for Iran Military Option 'Fully Available'

    05/17/2012 11:37:47 AM PDT · by houeto · 17 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 5-17-2012 | Chana Ya'ar
    The U.S. ambassador to Israel says military plans for a possible attack on Iran are “fully available.”*snip*"It would be preferable to resolve this diplomatically and through the use of pressure than to use military force,” Shapiro said in remarks broadcast on IDF Army Radio. “But that doesn't mean that option is not fully available – not just available, but it's ready. The necessary planning has been done to ensure that it's ready,” he said.
  • Ex-Spanish PM: Khamenei Told Me 'Israel Must Burn'

    05/17/2012 9:51:27 AM PDT · by Nachum · 12 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 5/17/12 | Gil Ronen
    Former Spanish Prime Minister Jose Maria Aznar said Thursday that Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei personally told him in 2000 that Israel must be physically annihilated. "In a private discussion we held in Tehran in October of 2000, Ali Khamenei told me that Israel must be burned to the ground and made to disappear from the face of the Earth," Aznar told the audience, according to a report in Israel Hayom. Aznar spoke at the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs (JCPA). Former Israeli ambassador to the United Nations Dr. Dore Gold, the head of JCPA, asked Aznar if Khamenei...
  • Israelis flock to Moscow to show support for Gelfand

    05/17/2012 8:37:50 AM PDT · by James C. Bennett · 2 replies
    Zee News ^ | 17 May, 2012 | Zee News
    JERUSALEM: Chess may not be among the most popular sports in Israel, but a lot of Israelis are flocking to Moscow to cheer countryman Boris Gelfand who is in pursuit to dislodge Indian Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand as the world`s leading chess player at the FIDE world championship. "Israelis are indeed showing their pride and support for Gelfand. Many hardcore chess fans have come to Moscow to see the match in person, as opposed to following it online like tens of thousands of others are doing," reported daily Ha`aretz, as the championship is generating more and more interest in the Israeli...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(5/17/12)[Prayer]

    05/17/2012 4:40:20 AM PDT · by left that other site · 19 replies
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Psalm 110 1. The LORD said unto my Lord, Sit thou at my right hand, until I make thine enemies thy footstool. 2. The LORD shall send the rod of thy strength out of Zion: rule thou in the midst of thine enemies. 3. Thy people shall be willing in the day of thy power, in the beauties of holiness from the womb of the morning: thou hast the dew of thy youth. 4. The LORD hath sworn, and will not repent, Thou art a priest for ever after the order of Melchizedek....
  • MK Eldad: PM Should Have Said 'Jordan is Palestine'

    05/16/2012 1:52:35 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 14 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 16/5/12 | Gabe Kahn
    MK Aryeh Eldad on Wednesday criticized Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's letter to Palestinian Authority chairman Mahmoud Abbas in the Knesset plenum. “The letter should have included the fact that the resolution of the conflict lies with the possibility the Jordan will become the PA homeland when the Palestinian Arabs overthrow King Abdullah," he said. Eldad has dueled in recent years with Jordanian King Abdullah II's decision to abandon the Hashemite Monarchy's position that Jordan is the true 'Palestinian State.' In 2011, Abdullah rejected the long-held formula of the Hashemite monarchy that "Jordan is Palestine," saying "The so-called 'substitute homeland' exists...
  • Russia and Israel: The unexpected alliance

    05/16/2012 1:13:52 PM PDT · by ravager · 11 replies
    Haartez ^ | May.16, 2012 | 4:34 AM | By Adar Primor
    He has completed two terms as president and a third as prime minister. Theoretically, he could be leading his country until 2024, which would make him the longest-serving Russian or Soviet leader since Stalin. Vladimir Putin's return to the Kremlin last week generated a wave of commentary, which generally concluded that what was, is, and will be. Putin 4.0, like the previous versions, believes that Russia still hasn't recovered from its crash in the 1990s, so it's not yet ripe for pluralistic democracy. Putin 4.0 believes the world is dangerous, chaotic and hostile. He will therefore roll back the political...
  • Putin: 'Israel will take care of Iran,' Khameni: Clash between Iran, US and Israel 'inevitable'

    05/16/2012 10:05:16 AM PDT · by Nachum · 5 replies
    Israel Matzav ^ | 5/16/12 | Carl in Jerusalem
    Former Spanish Prime Minister Jose Maria Aznar told the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs on Tuesday that Russian President Vladimir Putin told him that Israel will 'take care of' Iran. Aznar also repeated a conversation with Iranian spiritual leader Ayatollah Ali Khameni in which Khameni said that it was 'inevitable' that Iran would confront the United States and Israel. Don’t worry about Iran, Israel will take care of it, former Spanish prime minister Jose Maria Aznar quoted Russian President Vladimir Putin as telling him years ago. Aznar, speaking Wednesday at the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs on a meeting he...