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Miraculous Healing in Jesus Stuns Israelis

January 14th, 2014

ISRAEL TODAY:  Sunday, January 05, 2014 |  David Lazarus

When Therese Daoud arrived at Tel Aviv’s Ichilov Hospital with a huge cancerous tumor, doctors said her only chance of survival would be to amputate the leg. What happened during the following months has left the medical staff and the nation speechless.

“If someone had told me the story of what happened to Therese, I would have said they are crazy and sent them to a mental hospital,” said Professor Yaakov Bickels, head of the Orthopedic- Oncology Department at the hospital. “But I was there. I saw it with my own eyes.”

What the professor saw he described as a malignant tumor “the size of an orange.” The biopsy showed a sarcoma. “This is one of the most aggressive and terrifying of all cancerous tumors,” Bickels explained. “With a tumor developed to this degree, the only treatment we could offer Therese was to amputate her leg.”

“I was in shock when the doctors told me,” said Therese, a junior high school science teacher. “I thought he was talking about someone else. But I had no choice. I began to prepare myself for life with one leg.”

Therese sent lab tests and x-rays to the USA to double check, but they came back with the same prognosis. The leg must be amputated to save her life.

On the day of surgery, after waiting in the hospital for three days, Therese was informed that because of “technical difficulties” the operation must be rescheduled. When she went back for the rescheduled surgery, just as she was about to be wheeled into the operating theater, Therese was told again, “the amputation must be postponed.” This time the surgical units were unavailable due to a number of emergency cases. By the time Therese got another date for surgery, her mother had become very sick, and Therese decided to herself postpone the operation in order to take care of her mother.

For most of us, postponing a life saving surgery would have been overwhelming. Not for Therese. “Three times the surgery was delayed,” she said. “This was a clear sign to me from heaven that I should not have the surgery.” Israeli TV showed images of Therese praying in a church in the north of the country.

“When she told me that she had decided not to have the leg amputated, it was clear to me. She would soon die,” contemplated Prof. Bickels. “I was sorry about her decision.”

Three months later, a huge smile on her face, Therese walked unaided into Bickels’ office. “What happened to you?” he asked. “I prayed,” she responded.

Stunned, Bickels immediately sent Therese for an MRI, but the results were undeniable. The killer growth had receded dramatically. “This just does not happen,” stammered the professor. “A growth of this kind cannot not recede like this.”

Doctors and nurses could not believe the results, so they sent for another biopsy. But to no avail. There was no cancer. It had completely left her body. “We kept checking her records over and over,” said an astonished Bickels. “We just could not accept that the cancer had gone without any treatment.”

Israeli news stations have been reporting on the miracle and all admit that it is impossible to explain what happened to Therese, other than the power of her faith.

Hospital staff and reporters even traveled to Therese’s home to look for some other explanation. They tasted the food she eats and checked the water she drinks, but there was no physical explanation. They left contemplating one undeniable, unavoidable and very uncomfortable option – that prayer in Yeshua, the Messiah of Israel, still heals today.

 


OBAMA: ‘ISRAEL DOESN’T KNOW WHAT’S GOOD FOR IT’

March 9th, 2013

As reported in Jerusalem-on-the-line (Barry and Batya Segel):

OBAMA: ‘ISRAEL DOESN’T KNOW WHAT’S GOOD FOR IT’: Jeffrey Goldberg, writing in Bloomberg View, has revealed US President Barack Obama said repeatedly recently that Israel does not know what its own best interests are. When informed about the Israeli decision to approve construction plans in the E1 area, “Obama, who has a famously contentious relationship with the prime minister, didn’t even bother getting angry,” wrote Goldberg. “He told several people this sort of behavior on Netanyahu’s part is what he has come to expect. He suggested that he has become immune to what he sees as self-defeating policies of his Israeli counterpart. In the weeks after the UN vote, Obama said privately and repeatedly, ‘Israel doesn’t know what its own best interests are.’” Goldberg predicts that for the Jewish state, “the short-term consequences of Obama’s frustration are limited. The US won’t cut off its aid to Israel, and Obama’s effort to thwart Iran’s nuclear ambitions will continue whether or not he’s fed up with Netanyahu.” Goldberg warned however, that the US may not support Israel in UN votes like the one that recently affirmed the PLO’s nation status, and that Obama may eventually offer “a public vision of what a state of Palestine should look like,” in which he will affirm that it should have its capital in East Jerusalem. (INN) Senator Rand Paul (R-Kentucky), said last Saturday night, at the end of a week-long visit to Israel that the US should not meddle in Israel’s decisions. “It is none of our business whether Israel builds new neighborhoods in east Jerusalem or withdraws from the Golan Heights, and the US should not tell Israel how to defend itself,” said Paul. With all due respect, may Obama absorb some of the Kentucky senator’s wisdom and humility.


Making Jerusalem truly indivisible

March 9th, 2013

Michael Freund – The Jerusalem Post,  December 20th, 2012

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict, much like any clash of civilizations, has a history rife with significant dates and anniversaries, many of which in retrospect proved to be decisive.

From the 1916 Sykes-Picot Agreement to the 1929 Arab riots on through the 1947 UN Partition Plan, the 1967 Six Day War and the 1993 Oslo Accords, the struggle over the Land of Israel has known many crossroads, each of which has played a part in sketching the reality on the ground.

This week is shaping up to be just such a tipping point.

After years in which a virtual freeze was imposed on Jewish construction in parts of post-1967 Jerusalem, the government has finally de-iced the levers of Israel’s bureaucracy and begun to advance a series of important building projects. Indeed, over the past few days, the Jewish state has taken a number of steps that may prove essential to preserving Jerusalem as the united and eternal capital of the Jewish people.

At a meeting of the District Building and Planning Committee on Monday, a proposal was approved to erect 1,500 apartment units in the northern Jerusalem neighborhood of Ramat Shlomo. Just take a look at the map and you will see why this is so significant. Read More »


OBAMA SECRETLY PLEDGES TO DIVIDE JERUSALEM

March 9th, 2013
Will press Israel into new so-called
land-for-peace talks
Published: 4 days ago

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Aaron Klein is WND’s senior staff reporter and Jerusalem bureau chief. He also hosts “Aaron Klein Investigative Radio” on New York’s WABC Radio. Follow Aaron on Twitter and Facebook.

TEL AVIV – Now that he has secured his second term, President Barack Obama has already secretly pledged to the Palestinians he will press Israel into a new round of so-called land-for-peace negotiations, a top Palestinian Authority negotiator told WND.

The negotiator said top members of the Obama administration told the Palestinians the U.S. president will renew talks aimed at creating a Palestinian state in the so-called 1967 borders – meaning in the West Bank, Gaza Strip and, notably, eastern Jerusalem.

The negotiator further revealed when it comes to dividing Jerusalem, Obama wants to rehash what is known as the Clinton parameters.

That formula, pushed by Bill Clinton during the Camp David talks in 2000, called for Jewish areas of Jerusalem to remain Israeli while the Palestinians will get sovereignty over neighborhoods that are
largely Arab.

WND previously reported how Palestinians are building illegally in Jewish-owned areas of Jerusalem, changing facts on the ground and resulting in Arab majorities on certain neighborhoods. Read More »


EU Reports Jerusalem Construction “Deliberate and Provocative’

March 9th, 2013

The European Union is targeting Jewish construction in Jerusalem, calling
it “systematic, deliberate and provocative.”

By Chana Ya’ar

First Publish: 2/27/2013, 12:52 PM


Modern Jerusalem

The European Union is targeting Jewish construction
in Jerusalem, calling it “systematic, deliberate and provocative.” Building
projects in the eastern portion of Israel’s capital city
are part of a strategy aimed at preventing the holy city from being divided and
used as the capital for two states, the EU’s “Jerusalem Report 2012” claims.

Jewish construction in sections of the city restored to the capital and
annexed following the 1967 Six Day War is seen by the EU as “the biggest single threat to the two-state solution,” according to the report seen by AFP on Wednesday.

This refers to construction projects such as basic upgrades to neighborhoods like Gilo, home to some 40,000 Jewish and non-Jewish residents in southern Jerusalem, and built in 1980; the more central neighborhoods of Ramat Eshkol and French Hill, where residents first began living in 1970, and the outlying neighborhoods of Neve Yaakov, Pisgat Ze’ev, East Talpiot (Armon HaNatziv) and Ramot.

Relations between Israel and the European Union have been particularly tense in recent months, with Europe voicing increasing discontent over Israel’s plans to build more than 5,000 new homes for Israelis in and around the capital.

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A GIANT STEP FOR MANKIND—STRAIGHT INTO THE ABYSS

December 31st, 2012

On November 29, 2012 the nations of the world gathered at the UN in NYC and granted the Palestinians an upgrade from “observer” status to “non-member” status. The Arab world rejoiced.  It was as though mankind had just taken another giant step.  Indeed we had—stopping just short of the abyss!

 

Even though that day in the UN General Assembly 138 nations voted in favor of the upgraded status (while 9 voted no and  41 abstained), in actuality they all voted AGAINST ISRAEL.  How so? They were all in FAVOR OF THE DIVISION OF THE LAND (2-state solution) and JERUSALEM. They just differed in opinion on how it should be implemented.

 

What the nations consider a giant step toward remedying the inequities of  palestinians living under the “Zionist regime” is instead one step short of the abyss.

 

Had the God of the Bible not already spoken to this subject, we might be deluded by the world’s “wisdom.”  But He plainly warned the nations through the prophet Obadiah (v. 15), “For the day of the Lord upon all the nations is near;as you have done (to Israel) it shall be done to you.  Your reprisal shall return upon your own
head.”

 

Exactly sixty-five years earlier (Nov. 29, 1947) the UN had voted to partition the Land with Jerusalem as the capital of two states:  one for Jews, one for Palestinians.

 

Could it be that the covenant spoken of in Daniel 9:27 was initiated in 1947, and almost fulfilled by the vote in 2012? “Then he shall confirm (strengthen, make strong) a covenant with many for one week.”

 

Watch for the day in which the Muslim Brotherhood has consolidated
power throughout the Arab nations of the Middle East.
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12th-Century Rabbi Predicted Israel’s Future:

December 16th, 2012

 

JERUSALEM – Judah Ben Samuel was a legendary and prolific German rabbi of the  12th century who made some astonishing and specific predictions about the future  of Jerusalem and Israel that came true.

Judah Ben Samuel, also known as Judah he-Hasid (Judah the Pious), lived and  worked from the end of the 12th century until the beginning of the 13th century  in Regensburg, authoring a number of books in the German language.

Ludwig Schneider of Israel Today magazine has translated some of his work into English over the  last few years, including “The Book of the Pious – Sefer Hasidim” and the “Book  of Calculations – Sefer Gematriyot.”

Following the Christian crusades to the Holy Land, between 1096-1270, a  regular correspondence developed between the Jews in the Holy Land and the  Christian West. Thus, for example, the rabbis in Worms and Regensburg in Germany  knew that Saladin’s Ayyubids had been ruling in the Holy Land since 1187.

At this time, Judah Ben Samuel published the results of his biblical  calculations (Gematria) and astrological observations and summarized as follows: “When the Ottomans (Turks) – who were already a power to be reckoned with on the  Bosporus in the time of Judah Ben Samuel – conquer Jerusalem they will rule over  Jerusalem for eight jubilees. Afterwards Jerusalem will become no-man’s land for  one jubilee, and then in the ninth jubilee it will once again come back into the  possession of the Jewish nation – which would signify the beginning of the  Messianic end time.” Read More »


Put a Face on Your Prayer for Israel; Benzion Netanyahu

May 5th, 2012

How Benzion Netanyahu Helped Put in the U.N. Charter A Clause That Could Yet Save the Jewish State

Jerold Auerbach – The New York Sun, May 2nd, 2012


Benzion Netanyahu, who died Monday in Jerusalem at the age of 102, has been widely scrutinzed this week for his myriad contributions to the history of Zionism in Israel and the United States. Yet arguably the most important one has been overlooked. After World War II, Benzion Netanyahu, along with Irgun activist Peter Bergson, nephew of Mandatory Palestine Chief Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook, and liberal American Rabbi Stephen S. Wise, drafted an article for inclusion in the United Nations Charter that could yet save the Jewish state.

 

The article became known as the “Palestine clause” for the protection it afforded to the right of Jewish settlement throughout the Land of Israel west of the Jordan River. Article 80 extended the guarantees to Jews afforded by the League of Nations Mandate for Palestine following World War I. The Mandate had recognized “the historical connection of the Jewish people with Palestine” and “the legitimacy of grounds for reconstituting their national home in that country.” Jews were guaranteed “the right of close settlement” throughout Palestine.

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Nuclear Iran is past its point-of-no-return

February 2nd, 2012

DEBKAfile Exclusive – debka.com, January 23rd, 2012

Nuclear Iran is past its point-of-no-return, yet oil sanctions remain on paper.

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu advised visiting Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Martin Dempsey Friday, Jan.20 that the time for action against Iran was now, for two reasons: First, the conviction that Iran has passed the point of no return for developing a nuclear weapon; and second, the diminishing prospects for a US-led embargo on Iranian oil to catch on before it is too late.

The Obama administration disputes the Israeli prime minister on both points, insisting there is still time for tough sanctions to incapacitate the Iranian economy and stop Tehran before it reaches the point of no return in its drive for a nuke. Israel insists that this pivotal point was reached four years ago in 2008.

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WILL ISRAEL INITIATE A PRE-EMPTIVE STRIKE ON IRAN?

December 2nd, 2011

By Melva Lea Beacham

 

Recently, a British newspaper, The Telegraph, reported that British intelligence warned Israel would launch a military action as early as Christmas or the very beginning of 2012 to thwart Iran’s nuclear weapons’ development.

Coincidentally, the “no fly zone” over Iraq, agreed upon by the US and Iraq in November 2008, will expire December 31 with the withdrawal of US troops from Iraq.

The shortest air route from Israel to Iran is over Iraq.

According to Nov. 14, 2011 DEBKAfile, intelligence sources have apprised President Obama that Iran will have 5 nuclear bombs or warheads by April.  Thus, Israel’s window of opportunity to stop Iran’s attaining a nuclear weapon will be closed by late March.

Iran is ruled by Islamists who believe it is their divine mandate to rid the earth of Israel and Jewish people. For Israel to wait until Iran actually has nuclear capability is national suicide.

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