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Hall of Famers’ visit giving Israeli football huge boost

Friday, June 16, 2017

RAMAT HASHARON, Israel — Some of the greatest NFL players of all time descended on a converted soccer field outside Tel Aviv to watch local children scrimmage in a big boost for the burgeoning sport of American football in Israel. Joe Montana, Jim Brown, Roger Staubach and Mike Singletary were among the 18 members of … Read More

Palestinians to claim Cave of the Patriarchs as World Heritage Site

Friday, June 16, 2017

There are 1,052 UNESCO-listed World Heritage Sites in the world, nine of them Israeli, two of them Palestinian. The registration process and declaration of each site usually takes a number of years, but the PA want to take advantage of a clause in the regulations that allows to fast-track this procedure by claiming the sites … Read More

CUFI Applauds Senate Passage of Iran Sanctions

Thursday, June 15, 2017

SAN ANTONIO – On Thursday, Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the nation’s largest pro-Israel organization, issued a statement applauding the Senate for passing the Countering Iran’s Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017 (S.722): From email action alerts and phone calls to in-person lobbying efforts, CUFI’s 3.5 million members have long supported efforts to curb Iran’s imperial … Read More

Condemning Virginia shooting, Netanyahu says Israel stands with US

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday sent wishes for a fast recovery to the victims of the Virginia shooting attack, saying Israel stands with the US on this “difficult day.” A rifle-wielding critic of US President Donald Trump opened fire Wednesday on US lawmakers practicing for a charity baseball game, seriously wounding a top Republican … Read More

Pray for Father Thomas Uzhannalil kidnapped in Yemen

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Not stand by while the Christians of the Middle East are being attacked. Pray the protection of Psalm 91 over my brothers and sisters facing dangerous circumstances around the world. In early March this year, militants attacked a Catholic retirement home in Yemen and murdered 16 people working there. In that attack, Father Thomas Uzhannil was kidnapped … Read More

Haley slams UN human rights report for ‘singling out Israel’

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

WASHINGTON — US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley on Tuesday slammed a report by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights for its “unfair bias” in “singling out Israel.” The US envoy condemned a report released just a day earlier that accused both Israel and the Palestinians for failing to probe war crimes. but … Read More