September 2007 Headlines

The Shofar Blew: Jews Mark Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah marks the beginning of the Jewish new year. In Israel, it's a national celebration but with deep biblical roots.

Bush: 'I strongly support a Palestinian state'

In a meeting with Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman and PA Prime Minister Salam Fayyad Monday in New York, U.S. President George Bush restated his firm support for the establishment of a Palestinian state.

The Feast of Tabernacles

Five days after Yom Kippur (the Day of Atonement), the most solemn day on the Hebrew calendar, one of the most joyful of Jewish holidays takes place.

Feast of Tabernacles is the Time of Messiah's Glory

Thousands of Christians come to Jerusalem to celebrate the biblical Feast of Tabernacles, also known as succot. While the feast finds its roots in the Old Testament book of Leviticus, many Christians believe it holds a special prophetic significance

The Meaning of Rosh Hashanah

Despite the threat of war, today, millions of Jews around the world and here in Israel are celebrating the beginning of the Jewish New Year. 

Chief Rabbinate Bans Jews from ICEJ Gathering

This year marks the 28th consecutive Feast of Tabernacles [Hebrew, Sukkot] celebration sponsored by the International Christian Embassy Jerusalem (ICEJ).

School Bells and Kassams

Assurances by Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert rang hollow in the rocket-plagued southern Israeli city of Sderot Monday morning.

Fatah-Hamas Media War

The call for jihad ("holy" war) in Islam is meant to be launched against infidels. But the two rival Palestinian factions -- Fatah and Hamas -- are engaged in an internal jihad against one another.