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December 2 2020

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100,000 Jews gathered for Selichot prayers at Western Wall

Roughly 100,000 Jews gathered at the Western Wall in Jerusalem late Thursday night for special Selichot prayers ahead of the Yom Kippur holiday.

‘Hundreds’ Of Young People Regret Gender Transition, Seek Reversal

A female who transitioned to male as a teenager is speaking out about transgender regret.

Black Trump Supporter Prays for the President; Encourages Daily Prayer during current Political/Spiritual Battle

As young black leaders gathered Friday in the White House for the Young Black Leadership Summit, one voice split the room asking for a moment to pray for President Donald Trump.

Blessing Israel: Record 405,000 tourists visit Israel in September

Some 405,000 tourists arrived in Israel in September, a 44% increase over 2018 and a 46% increase over 2017.

Merkel’s Gov’t says Iran’s Call to “Wipe Israel off the Map” not Anti-Semitic; just Anti-Israel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government has declared that Iran's call to obliterate the State of Israel is not an expression of antisemitism.

We Must Fight the Sexualization of Children by Adults

Childhood used to be a time of innocence. But as our culture has become more and more sexualized, children have become the casualties of adult exploitation.

Gunmen Attack Television Stations in Iraq as Deadly Protests Continue

Death toll rises beyond 105 in Iraq as demonstrators continue to protest against the government.

Sweden: Around 90 Per Cent of 2015 Migrants with Residency Status Are Unemployed

Of the 40,019 migrants with permanent residency status who are eligible to work, only 4,574 of them support themselves independently through working, according to Statistics Sweden’s integration database for health insurance and labour market studies (LISA).

Muslim Man Shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’ Tries to Run into Berlin Synagogue with Knife

A man armed with a knife attempted to run into a synagogue in central Berlin Friday evening, German media reported Saturday.

Forced to Kiss the Shoes of a Muslim Classmate, Called A ‘Dirty Jew’: Antisemitic Bullying Exposed at Australian Schools

Shocking accounts of antisemitic bullying at two schools in the Australian state of Victoria over the past year have led to calls for more assertive action by educational authorities to protect Jewish students.

New York City Will Fine You for Saying ‘Illegal Alien.’ That’s an Assault on the Constitution.

The propaganda, surveillance, and censorship of Big Brother in George Orwell’s novel “1984” has now arrived in New York.

For First Time Iraq Points Finger of Blame at Israel

Iraq’s leadership rattles sabers against Israel, possibly giving green light to pro-Iran Shiite militias

Planned Parenthood Advised Hollywood Over 150 Movies, Shows Since 2014, Director Says

Planned Parenthood advised Hollywood on more than 150 productions since 2014 as part of an effort to influence the abortion dialogue, a director at the nonprofit said.

Judge Rules Bible ‘Incompatible with Human Dignity’

An Employment Tribunal in the United Kingdom has ruled that the biblical doctrine that people are created male and female is "incompatible with human dignity" and those who follow it can be fired from their jobs on that basis.

‘Give Your Life to Christ’: Botham Jean’s Brother Forgives, Embraces Cop Who Killed His Brother

The brother of a man who was shot dead by a white Dallas Police officer who said she mistook the victim's apartment for her own, forgave the woman, hugged her in front of the courtroom and told her to give her life to Christ.

Harassment and imprisonment: Life as a persecuted Christian in Iran

Dabrina Tamraz grew up as the daughter of a pastor living under the Iranian regime. Alongside church services and bible studies, her childhood memories are tainted by government surveillance, harassment, interrogation, and detention. In an exclusive interview with Al Arabiya English, Tamraz tells the story of life as a persecuted Christian in Iran.

Vandals smash windows of Brooklyn synagogue during Rosh Hashanah prayers

Mayor condemns ‘shocking act of hate,’ says police will find young women seen hurling milk crates at Williamsburg house of worship

Annual ‘Bring Your Bible to School Day’ Set for Oct. 3rd

Students across the country are being invited to live their faith by bringing their Bibles to school on Thursday, Oct. 3.

Beijing Launches New Rule: Residents Must Pass Facial Recognition Test to Surf Internet

The Chinese regime announced a new rule which requires residents to pass a facial recognition test in order to apply for an internet connection via smartphone or computer.

Impeachment Investigation Against Trump Parallels Probes Against Netanyahu

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s recent announcement that she is opening an official impeachment inquiry against U.S. President Donald Trump struck many Israelis as yet another sign that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Trump are in the same boat. Both are being hounded by legal elites who will stop at nothing to oust them from office.

Franklin Graham calls for prayer to ‘change hearts’ of Democrats

Franklin Graham: Taking guns, impeaching president 'could lead to conflict that nobody wants

Report: Israel’s Population Growth Built on Prosperity, World-Leading Life Expectancies

Israel’s population is expected to reach 10 million by the end of 2024, the latest figures from the Central Bureau of Statistics show, with the current total of over nine million representing an increase of 184,00 people, or 2.1 percent, since last year.

Trans-Faith Takes Over The Church: Transgender Pastors & Renaming Ceremonies

A pandemic of perversion has engulfed our society as LGBTQ activists demand that we bow down at the altar of moral relativism. But, instead of providing clear Biblical answers to this cultural chaos, many churches have fallen in league with them by aligning the Gospel message to conform with this twisted mindset.

Swedish Church Praised Greta Thunberg as ‘Successor’ of Jesus in 2018 Tweet

“Announcement! Jesus of Nazareth has now appointed one of his successors, Greta Thunberg,” the tweet, posted on December 1, 2018, on a Limhamns church’s Twitter account, said.

Putin, Rouhani Meet in Armenia to Discuss Regional Issues

Iran's president called on the international community to stand against America's 'hostile approach'

Report Leads to Massive Wave of Online Anti-Semitism in Poland

This occurred even though the report, claiming that the Polish president blamed Israel for antisemitism there, was denied by the president's office, among others.

Hillary Clinton Wins Pro-Abortion “Lifetime Achievement” Award, Calls Killing Babies a Human Right

Calling Good Evil and Evil Good - The pro-abortion group NARAL celebrated its 50th anniversary Thursday by giving failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton its Lifetime Achievement Award.

Young Man Prays Over Florida Deputy in Restaurant: ‘He was on FIRE for God’

An encounter between a Florida deputy and college student has gone viral after an image of the young man praying over the officer in a local restaurant was posted to social media over the weekend.

Is Hillary Gearing Up For Late-Stage Do-Over Against “Corrupt Human Tornado” Trump?

Based on bookies' bets and a few recent actions, speculation is once again starting to grow that Hillary Clinton may be about to enter the Democratic Party presidential nominee race...

Nature Magazine Yanks Global-Warming Study for ‘Systematic Errors’

Nature magazine has retracted a study on so-called "global warming" that claimed humans were creating warming in the oceans.

Are the Attacks on Saudi Oil Fields Foretold in Scripture?

Iran and Saudi Arabia have been at odds for quite some time, but this latest saga in the ever-growing tension between the two has led me again to the passages of Ezekiel chapters 37, 38 and 39.

Revolutionary Guards commander: Iran has encircled Israel from all sides

An Iranian Revolutionary Guards top commander threatened Israel, warning against an Israeli attack on Iran, Radio Farda reported on Saturday.

Mattel Worships at the Altar of ‘Wokeness’, Adds Gender-Neutral Dolls to Toxic Cultural Stew

Barbie, that voluptuous, clearly female doll, has some new, not-so-clearly-defined competition. Oh, she's still around, but now her creator, Mattel, has launched its "Creatable World" doll line, which the toymaker says is designed "to keep labels out and invite everyone in."

Flocking to the Gospel: The World’s Fastest-Growing Christian Church is in Iran

People in Iran, a Muslim-majority nation, are fleeing Islam in droves as believers bow their knee to Jesus and become aggressively pro-Israel, according to the documentary "Sheep Among Wolves Volume II."

California Legislature Passes Resolution Blaming ‘Religious Groups’ for Homosexual, Trans Suicides

The California legislature continues to take more steps to counter Christianity, and religion in general, with is recent passage of ACR 99.

Nancy Pelosi says Abortion Bans ‘Ignore Basic Morality’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., told one of the nation's leading abortion advocacy groups on Thursday that Republicans "ignore basic morality" when they push bans on the practice.

Trump: My actions against Iran are the most important for Israel

Trump speaks to Jewish leaders ahead of High Holidays. "I have a tendency to make things work out, one way or the other."

Robert Jeffress calls climate crisis ‘imaginary,’ says Greta Thunberg should read Genesis to end fears

Texas megachurch pastor Robert Jeffress says man-made climate change is an “imaginary crisis” and advises that someone read the Bible to teenage environmental activist Greta Thunberg to allay her fears that the world will soon end because of global warming.

Abortion now Legal in Australia’s Most-Populous State, Lawmakers Overturn 119-year-old ban

Lawmakers in New South Wales, Australia, voted Thursday to overturn a 119-year-old law criminalizing abortion, drawing criticism from pro-life advocates.

Facebook’s Zuckerberg Admits ‘Clear Bias’ in Decision to Penalize Live Action’s Pro-Life Posts

CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a closed-door meeting with Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) on Thursday, his company made a mistake fact-checking the group Live Action's pro-life content and limiting its reach to users.

Children as Young as 7 are Accessing Online Adult Content, Study Finds

Around half of British 11- to 13-year-olds have seen adult content at some point, with some children as young as seven or eight saying they have viewed adult sexual content on the internet, a major new study has found.

RIVLIN GIVES NETANYAHU MANDATE TO FORM GOVERNMENT

President Reuven Rivlin formally gave Netanyahu four weeks to form the government after a meeting at the President's Residence.

Disney Petition to Stop LGBT Indoctrination Signed by almost 400,000 people

The international signature-gathering campaign from the CitizenGO citizen platform “Disney: STOP LGBT indoctrination around the world” has been signed by almost 400,000 people, so far.

This is the Deed to Our Land’: Israel’s Ambassador Takes Out Bible at U.N.

Israel's UN ambassador Danny Danon used the Bible to defend the Jewish people's claim to the land of Israel during a special session at the United Nations Security Council

Anne Graham Lotz: How Cancer Deepened her Relationship with Israel

Lotz saw her illness as a means to take her relationship with the Jewish State even deeper.

Drugs used as Puberty Blockers in Youth Linked to Thousands of Adult Deaths, FDA shows

Drugs that are being used to halt puberty in gender-confused youth have been linked to thousands of adult deaths, government data show.

Pompeo: US has confirmed Assad regime used chemical weapons on civilians

"The United States will not allow these attacks to go unchallenged," Pompeo said on Thursday

Hollywood has never been more blatantly Anti-Conservative, Anti-Christian, and Anti-God

The examples of Anti-Christian bigotry and blatant blasphemy in Hollywood is staggering. Consider these examples in the past month alone..

241 UK Schools to roll out Self-Touching Lessons for Children

Children as young as six are being taught about touching or ‘stimulating’ their own genitals as part of classes that will become compulsory in hundreds of primary schools.

German Village Elects Neo-Nazi as Council Head, Prompting Outcry

Administrators in a German village have unanimously elected a member of a neo-Nazi party as council head as he was the only person interested in the job, prompting an outcry from politicians who demanded the vote be annulled.

UN Report Alarmed by Growing Antisemitism, Criticizes BDS

His report, which the Israeli mission to the UN called "unprecedented," identified antisemitism from all sides of the political spectrum and called for action.

Netanyahu praises Trump as US announces sanctions hike on Iran

PM says now is the time to up economic pressure on Tehran as its ‘aggression has increased of late, including in the Gulf’