Tzova: A history of mighty warriors
Palmah soldiers settled Jerusalem-area village, just as their biblical forefather did.
... Pubdate: Wed, 19 Oct 2016 07:54:17 GMT
The banker who used Nazis to help save Jews
Friedrich Carl von Oppenheim used bureaucratic and legal channels to make a difference in WWII.
... Pubdate: Mon, 10 Oct 2016 10:26:42 GMT
The Christian German who saved Jews speaking Yiddish
Industrialist Alfred Rossner stood out for the kindness he showed to those under his command.
... Pubdate: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 15:06:29 GMT
The Church has contributed to antisemitism, Archbishop of Canterbury says
"The fact that antisemitism has infected the body of the Church is something of which we as Christians must be deeply repentant."
... Pubdate: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:51:06 GMT
The Pope receives Jewish world leaders ahead of Rosh Hashana
“We Jews have all been immigrants. We understand the situation the immigrants find themselves in," Jewish leader says to pope.
... Pubdate: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 10:28:19 GMT
After WWI, Christian Zionists sought a political expression in the world
"The Americans were watching the [British] Mandate begin, and Christian Zionists in America were seeking a political expression in the world."
... Pubdate: Wed, 21 Sep 2016 07:04:14 GMT
IFCJ provides more than NIS 6m. in aid for Rosh Hashana
‘The scope of poverty and social inequality is intolerable,’ founder and president of the IFCJ Rabbi Yechiel Ecksteinsays.
... Pubdate: Tue, 20 Sep 2016 06:55:31 GMT
Pope Francis prays for Shimon Peres to have a full recovery after stroke
The two last met in June when the former president visited the pontiff at the Vatican.
... Pubdate: Sun, 18 Sep 2016 14:13:14 GMT
IFCJ to bring black church, gospel singer to Israel
22 leaders of Bahamas-based fellowship to ‘gain new understanding’ of shared history with Jews.
... Pubdate: Thu, 15 Sep 2016 07:22:26 GMT
The Holy Sepulchre’s long history
Jerusalem holy site went through massive changes since 335 consecration
... Pubdate: Tue, 13 Sep 2016 08:51:55 GMT
Responding to Jezreel: Settlers in Israel’s 1st communal farming village a cornerstone of Zionism
On September 11, 1921, Zionist pioneers founded the moshav Nahalal in the Jezreel Valley.
... Pubdate: Sun, 11 Sep 2016 20:02:20 GMT
Raising Arrows: Lead by Example
We must equip our own selves with God’s truth so we can pass it along to our children
... Pubdate: Wed, 07 Sep 2016 15:00:57 GMT
Nurturing Christian Zionism in Colonial America
Puritan tradition helped form the foundation of the movement supporting the Jews’ return to Israel.
... Pubdate: Tue, 06 Sep 2016 07:28:43 GMT
The Catholic, French count who saved a Jewish family from the Nazis
In his castle in rural France, Count Henri de Menthon discreetly and humbly saved Jewish children in during World War II.
... Pubdate: Mon, 05 Sep 2016 07:12:15 GMT
Pope Francis proclaims Mother Teresa a saint
Thousands of pilgrims in St. Peter's Square applauded as the tiny nun known as the "saint of the gutters" in her lifetime was officially elevated to join the Church's more than 10,000 saints.
... Pubdate: Sun, 04 Sep 2016 09:21:29 GMT
Mel Gibson confirms new film project on Jesus’ resurrection
Australian-American actor and filmmaker, whose career tanked after anti-Semitic rant and other scandals, confirms that he's making a follow-up to his blockbuster 'The Passion of the Christ.'
... Pubdate: Fri, 02 Sep 2016 14:50:09 GMT
Mideast Christian woman on ISIS: God’s plan is ‘working perfectly’
Refugee tells churchgoers not to pray for the persecution to end.
... Pubdate: Thu, 11 Aug 2016 19:58:04 GMT
Ratifying the Jewish state
World War I Treaties form legal basis for land Israel won in 1967 war.
... Pubdate: Thu, 11 Aug 2016 10:14:41 GMT
Special envoy to the UN calls for immediate halt of aid money to Gaza
"No church or humanitarian organization should send a single cent to Gaza as long as it is run by a band of murderous terrorist bandits."
... Pubdate: Thu, 11 Aug 2016 07:36:06 GMT
Naddaf to French envoy: Stop protecting BDS activists
The spiritual leader said it was inappropriate that official French representatives would help people who are breaking the law.
... Pubdate: Tue, 09 Aug 2016 15:57:14 GMT
They were all his children
Holocaust hero Janusz Korczak broke down religious barriers and stood up for orphans.
... Pubdate: Sun, 07 Aug 2016 09:44:34 GMT
Summer camps bring hope to FSU Jews
IFCJ-sponsored program gives ‘Garden of Eden’ experience to impoverished, refugees.
... Pubdate: Thu, 04 Aug 2016 11:40:14 GMT
Pope Francis: It's wrong to identify Islam with violence
Pontiff makes remarks while responding to question about the July 26 killing of an 85-year-old Roman Catholic priest by knife-wielding attackers in a French church.
... Pubdate: Mon, 01 Aug 2016 04:26:17 GMT
Pope's trip to Poland overshadowed by killing of French priest
Francis is expected to visit Auschwitz during his first visit to Poland.
... Pubdate: Wed, 27 Jul 2016 07:54:39 GMT
Past bloodshed and fighting put aside to restore Christianity's holiest sites
Monks of the different denominations that share the Church of the Nativity and the Church of the Holy Sepulcher put aside friction to allow restoration at two of Christianity’s holiest sites.
... Pubdate: Sat, 20 Aug 2016 07:45:45 GMT
Israel’s blessing to the world
The Jewish nation is tiny yet its contribution to humanity is astounding; its footprints of blessing, innovation and aid etched into the areas of mankind’s greatest need.
... Pubdate: Wed, 20 Jul 2016 11:29:58 GMT
Remembering the 'Exodus'
Passengers knew they had a 'moral certainty' to the right of return to Israel
... Pubdate: Mon, 18 Jul 2016 05:51:24 GMT
$100 million Christian theme park makes the Bible ‘come alive’
Noah’s Ark built to biblical specifications opens.
... Pubdate: Thu, 07 Jul 2016 12:38:23 GMT
Raising Arrows: Charity with a happy heart
"I am thankful she not only gave her own things to another person whom she did not even know, but also gave them with a happy heart."
... Pubdate: Wed, 29 Jun 2016 11:50:33 GMT
StandWithUs disappointed with anti-Israel Presbyterian GA
Presbyterians for Middle East Peace forces Church to recognize Israel’s right to exist
... Pubdate: Tue, 28 Jun 2016 18:08:11 GMT
ADL slams Presbyterian Church decision to explore 2-state solution alternatives
The ADL also took the time to praise the efforts of those at the General Assembly who reaffirmed the church's support of the Jewish right to self- determination.
... Pubdate: Mon, 27 Jun 2016 16:25:03 GMT
Vatican hits back at Turkey for calling pope 'crusader'
"The pope is on no crusade. He is not trying to organize wars or build walls but he wants to build bridges," spokesman Father Federico Lombardi told reporters.
... Pubdate: Sun, 26 Jun 2016 11:30:31 GMT
Songwriter Naomi Shemer’s "Jerusalem of Gold" foretold Six Day War victory
Remembering the musician turned prophet.
... Pubdate: Sun, 26 Jun 2016 10:50:36 GMT
IFCJ funds flights for olim, seeks to attract 2,000 from 15 countries this summer
Two 'Freedom Flights' from France, Ukraine to arrive this week.
... Pubdate: Sat, 25 Jun 2016 20:14:29 GMT