Thursday, February 22, 2007

The Middle East in Focus

This week, for all the headlines cited below, please join us in proclaiming THIS DECREE:

"Worship the LORD in the splendor of His holiness; tremble before Him, all the earth." (Psalm 96:9)

1. Quartet makes Hamas smile - Jerusalem Newswire

Desperate to chop up the Holy Land in a vain attempt to bring peace to the Middle East, the international community on Wednesday declined to cut ties with the defiant terror-supporting Palestinian Authority.

2. US congressional leaders remember Jewish refugees - JNW

A group of eight US congressional leaders this week introduced resolutions in both the Senate and House of Representatives calling for recognition that hundreds of thousands of Jews were made refugees by their Arab host nations at the time of Israel's rebirth.

3. Israelis long to be part of Europe - JNW

Despite widespread hostile feelings toward the Jewish state, the overwhelming majority of Israelis long to be part of the European Union, according to the results of a new poll.

4. 'Lawrence of Arabia' was a Zionist, says historian - JNW

Acclaimed Middle East historian Sir Martin Gilbert revealed this week that Lt.-Col. Thomas Edward Lawrence - better known as "Lawrence of Arabia" - was actually a strong Zionist.