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Various commentators provide their view on Israel in the news.

Israel Natural Gas

2018-06-02T11:08:05+00:00

There's a new European natural gas kid on the block - Israel. Israel's global position is changing rapidly as the discovery of 36 trillion cubic feet of gas off its coast in the eastern Mediterranean is coming into political and public knowledge.  The two main natural gas fields that are being developed and prepared for export are the Tamar and Leviathan gas fields, located near Haifa. Russia, the monopoly holder of natural gas for Europe will most certainly want to get in on the action. Israel’s goal is not just to be energy-independent, but to become a major energy exporter. Its [...]

Israel Natural Gas 2018-06-02T11:08:05+00:00

#Israel At War Day 6

2018-06-02T11:09:13+00:00

Today, I decided to Tweet (@joelcrosenberg) moment by moment on a visit to the Israeli city of Ashkelon, not far from the Gaza border. I thought it was going to be an interesting visit. I didn’t know the half of it. It’s one thing to watch on TV as rockets are being fired from Gaza into Israel, [...]

#Israel At War Day 6 2018-06-02T11:09:13+00:00

#Israel At War Day 5: Hamas fires 114 rockets at Israel, 3 fired at Tel Aviv; details of cease fire demands emerge

2018-06-02T11:09:14+00:00

(Jerusalem, Israel) – On Sunday, several of my Joshua Fund colleagues and I arrived in Jerusalem where I did a Fox News interview on the Gaza crisis and Israel At War.  I also had the honor of preaching at a wonderful church congregation in Jerusalem. No rockets or missiles were fired at Jerusalem today, but the war here continues [...]

#Israel At War Day 5: Hamas fires 114 rockets at Israel, 3 fired at Tel Aviv; details of cease fire demands emerge 2018-06-02T11:09:14+00:00

#Israel At War Day 4: Full ground invasion, or truce?

2018-06-02T11:09:14+00:00

            It’s just a few minutes after midnight here in Israel. We’ve just finished Day # 4 of this intense fighting between the terrorists in Gaza and the State of Israel and we’re heading into Day #5. Here are the latest developments: * All signs point to Israel preparing a [...]

#Israel At War Day 4: Full ground invasion, or truce? 2018-06-02T11:09:14+00:00

U.S. Government Supports Israel w/ Resolution passed by Unanimous Bipartisan Consent

2018-06-02T11:09:14+00:00

The United States Senate passed by unanimous consent a bipartisan resolution with 62 Senators as co-sponsors expressing firm support for Israel’s “inherent right to act in self-defense to protect its citizens against acts of terrorism.”  The resolution expresses the Senate's vigorous support and unwavering commitment to the welfare, security, and survival of the State of Israel as a Jewish and democratic state with secure borders.  The resolution also recognizes and expresses strong support for Israel's right to act in self-defense to protect its citizens against acts of terrorism.  The bipartisan resolution unanimously passed the Senate yesterday evening. “No country should be forced to [...]

U.S. Government Supports Israel w/ Resolution passed by Unanimous Bipartisan Consent 2018-06-02T11:09:14+00:00