September 2010 Headlines

Holocaust Survivors Helped by Christian Charity

A Christian charity-sponsored project is helping some Holocaust survivors in Israel live their last days in dignity.

Christians Ready for Global Prayer Day for Jerusalem

An estimated 300 million Christians from more than 175 nations are expected to unite in prayer for the peace of Jerusalem.

Christians Worldwide Celebrate Feast of Tabernacles

Some 5,000 Christians from 80 nations traveled to Jerusalem this week to celebrate the Feast of Tabernacles.

Reinhard Bonnke at the ICEJ's Feast of Tabernacles

Watch the Grand Finale of the ICEJ's Feast of Tabernacle celebration, from 12p.m.-3pm, where evangelist Reinhard Bonnke will lay down the challenge of the Great Commission.

CBN's Pat Robertson Honored with Nehemiah Award

The International Christian Embassy Jerusalem presented Dr. Pat Robertson with its prestigious Nehemiah Award during its annual Feast of Tabernacles.

Israel Seizes Gaza-bound Activist Boat

Israel's navy peacefully seized the Irene, a boat of Jewish activists bound for the Gaza Strip, an Israel Defense Forces spokesperson reported Tuesday.

Building Freeze Lifted, Peace Talks in Question

A 10-month partial freeze on building in Israeli settlements in biblical Judea and Samaria expired at midnight Sunday.

Palestinians Issue Varying Statements on Talks

Palestinian Authority officials have issued differing statements at the end of the construction freeze in Judea and Samaria.

Fatah, Hamas Closer to Reconciling

Fatah and Hamas are moving closer to reconciling, the London-based Arabic-language daily Asharq al-Awsat reported.

Drive-by Shooting Wounds Pregnant Woman

An Israeli woman gave birth to a healthy baby boy on Sunday evening after being hit in a drive-by shooting near the South Hevron Hills.

U.S. Basketball Players Bring Goodwill to Israel

U.S. basketball stars gave up their height advantage to play disabled Israeli veterans in a game of wheelchair basketball.

Solidarity Rally Planned for Gilad Shalit

Christian supporters of the Israel plan to gather for a solidarity demonstration in Geneva on Tuesday, September 28.

Palestinian Protestor's Death Sparks Riots

Tensions are high in the Middle East after an Israeli security guard shot and killed a Palestinian protester.

Reality Check: Students Get Up-Close View of Israel

Regent University law and government students recently participated in a special program in Israel designed to give them an appreciation for the complex realities the Jewish State faces everyday.

Analysis: Will the Real Pal. Authority PM Stand Up?

Palestinian Authority (PA) Prime Minister Salam Fayyad is known for his calm demeanor and diplomatic skills.

Netanyahu Wants Israeli Troops at Palestinian Border

Israel's prime pinister said maintaining a "long-term Israeli presence" along the border would be one of his conditions for allowing the creation of a Palestinian state.

Abbas Refuses to Recognize Jewish State

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said he doesn't care what Israel calls itself.

Samaritan Synagogue Uncovered near Beit She'an

A team of Israeli archaeologists unearthed a 1,500-year-old Samaritan synagogue southwest of Beit She'an in the Jordan Valley.

Israelis, Palestinians Unite for Football

On one field in Jerusalem, both Israelis and Palestinians are coming together - to play football.

Pal. Authority: Death Penalty for Selling Land to Jews

Israel's peace partner said Palestinians convicted of selling land to Jews would face the death penalty for "high treason."

Fmr. Spanish President Forms Pro-Israel Group

Israel could use a few friends on the world stage and Jose Maria Aznar -- the president of Spain from 1996 to 2004 -- has answered the call.

Israel Reverently Halts for Yom Kippur

On Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, Jews often say to one another, 'g'mar chatima tova,' - "May you be inscribed for a good year."

Mideast Talks: Is Peace Possible?

U.S. Special Envoy George Mitchell gave an exceptionally upbeat report and described the meetings between Netanyahu and Abbas as "serious and substantive."

King Herod's 'Royal Box' Uncovered

Hebrew University archaeologists have nearly finished excavating a "royal box" at the site of King Herod's theatre.

Dividing Jerusalem Subject of Peace Talks

Clinton told a press conference in Jerusalem on Wednesday she understood the skepticism of Israelis after so many failed attempts at peace.

Analysis: Syria's 'Peace Commitment' Doubletalk

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says he is committed to "a just and comprehensive peace."

Clinton: 'Time is Ripe' for Mideast Peace

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh on Monday evening.

Israel to Resume West Bank Construction

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu plans to allow construction in Judea and Samaria to resume.

Messianic Jewish Teen's Bomber May Avoid Trial

The man accused of trying to kill Israeli teenager, Ami Ortiz, with a bomb may not have to stand trial.

Mortar Shell Misses Kindergartens

A mortar shell fired by Palestinians in the Gaza Strip landed between two kindergartens on a kibbutz.

Netanyahu Tries to Reassure Public

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Rosh Hashanah greeting sought to bolster the public's faith.

Jewish Birthrate Rising in Israel

Figures released by Israel's Central Bureau of Statistics revealed that Israelis are having bigger families.

Pres. Peres Issues Rosh Hashanah Greeting

Israeli President Shimon Peres urged Jews in Israel and abroad to work together against the de-legitimization of Israel.

Jewish Agency: Aliyah Continues Upward Trend

Jewish Agency statistics indicate that immigration to Israel continues to increase steadily.

IDF Releases More Hezbollah Footage

The IDF released additional video footage of Hezbollah operatives removing arms after an explosion in a weapons warehouse.

Iran: Israeli Attack Would Mean its Own Demise

Iran's president warned over the weekend that an attack on his country will mean the end of Israel.

Mideast Crisis Looms over Israeli Settlements

Days before the Mideast peace talks are set to continue, there are concerns that disagreements over Israel's settlement slowdown could suspend those talks.

Clinton to Join Second Israeli-Palestinian Meeting

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton plans to join the second round of talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority.

Mideast Talks: Leaders Agree to Meet Again

Mideast peace talks organized by the White House have wrapped up in Washington, D.C. Everyone attending agreed on only one thing -- to meet again in two weeks.

Israeli Girl Injured in Rock Attack

A 12-year-old Israeli girl sustained a serious head injury when Palestinians pelted her family's car with rocks.

U.S. Withdraws from Turkey Military Drill

The U.S. Air Force will not participate in October's military drills in Turkey, according to a report in Agence France-Presse.

Israelis Find Peace Talk Optimism Difficult

Many are calling this month's start of Middle East peace talks a major breakthrough, but in Israel it's hard to find much optimism.

Obama 'Cautiously Hopeful' on Mideast Talks

The White House is hosting Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu and Palestinian President Abbas Thursday in an effort to broker a peace deal between the Mideast nations.

Hamas Ratchets Up Attacks Amid Peace Talks

Hamas claimed responsibility for a second drive-by shooting at an Israeli couple Wednesday night.

Obama: 'Senseless' Attack Won't Stop Peace Process

President Obama condemned the killing of four Israelis on the eve of Middle East peace talks, saying the attacks would not deter the process of reconciliation in the region.

Israeli Terror Victims Laid to Rest

The four Israeli victims of Tuesday night's Palestinian terror attack will be buried at three different cemeteries.