Wednesday, March 25, 2015

General Prayer Items in the News - 25th. March

General Prayer Items in the News - 25th. March

Brothers, my heart's desire and my prayer to God
is for Israel, that they may be saved.  Rom. 10:1

The following news items are posted here as considerations for prayer to help you as you pray for Israel.

Netanyahu gets mandate to form government, vows to repair rifts in society

Netanyahu vowed to repair rifts in society, as he begins to form his fourth government.
Full story [Jerusalem Post]

Analysis: Without US cover at UN, Israel could face diplomatic avalanche

Already violating countless resolutions, Jerusalem has little to fear immediately from a Security Council vote on Palestine. But there would be painful repercussions in the long run
Full story [The Times of Israel]

Hamas digs new terror tunnels up to, but not across, border

Terror group reconstructing underground network with improvised materials, but is avoiding escalation, security sources say
Full story [The Times of Israel]

Plan for 1,500 homes in East Jerusalem reportedly frozen

Ministries, Netanyahu's office at odds over whether delay in Har Homa construction is politically motivated
Full story [The Times of Israel]

US Declassifies Document Revealing Israel's Nuclear Program

Obama revenge for Netanyahu's Congress talk? 1987 report on Israel's top secret nuclear program released in unprecedented move.
Full story [IsraelNN.com]

Pray

Pray for wisdom for Binyamin (Bibi) Netanyahu as he starts the process of forming a coalition to govern the country.
Pray that he would be sensitive to the needs of the people as well as to the security of the nation and that the coalition partners would be flexible in their demands.

We do not know what God has in store for Israel in the short term. We can only pray that it will be for the eventual salvation of the Jewish people.
So continue to pray for Israel, for the Jewish people and for the peace of Jerusalem and may God bless you as you lift up His nation and people before Him.

Lift up the cause of the Messianic believers in Israel and pray that the Lord would grant them more freedom to express their faith in Messiah.

Friday, March 20, 2015

General Prayer Items in the News - 20th. March

General Prayer Items in the News - 20th. March

Brothers, my heart's desire and my prayer to God
is for Israel, that they may be saved.  Rom. 10:1

The following news items are posted here as considerations for prayer to help you as you pray for Israel.

Obama finally calls Netanyahu, says US rethinking Palestinian policy

Congratulating PM on election victory, president also reportedly protests Likud leader's anti-Arab and anti-two-state comments
Full story [The Times of Israel]

Kahlon to endorse Netanyahu for PM, but playing hardball on coalition role

Victorious Likud leader now has to build government with parties whose supporters he tried to win over in final days of campaign
Full story [The Times of Israel]

'EU report urges sanctions against Israel over Jerusalem policies'

The report, which was leaked to the British newspaper 'Guardian,' comes just days after incumbent Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu handily won re-election.
Full story [Jerusalem Post]

UN women's rights panel singles out Israel in one-sided resolution

Israel was the only country mentioned in a report titled "Situation of and assistance to Palestinian women," whose recommendations were adopted by a huge majority.
Full story [Jerusalem Post]

PLO Council Declares Economic War on Israel

Palestinian National Council unveils new plan to 'end economic cooperation with Israel' and expand boycotts, after 70% of PA budget frozen.
Full story [IsraelNN.com]

Pray

Pray for wisdom for Binyamin (Bibi) Netanyahu as he starts the process of forming a coalition to govern the country.
Pray that he would be sensitive to the needs of the people as well as to the security of the nation and that the coalition partners would be flexible in their demands.

We do not know what God has in store for Israel in the short term. We can only pray that it will be for the eventual salvation of the Jewish people.
So continue to pray for Israel, for the Jewish people and for the peace of Jerusalem and may God bless you as you lift up His nation and people before Him.

Lift up the cause of the Messianic believers in Israel and pray that the Lord would grant them more freedom to express their faith in Messiah.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Israeli Elections - The Aftermath - 18th. March

Israeli Elections - The Aftermath - 18th. March

Brothers, my heart's desire and my prayer to God
is for Israel, that they may be saved.  Rom. 10:1

The following news items are posted here as considerations for prayer to help you as you pray for Israel.

Erekat: Palestinians will press at ICC because of Netanyahu's win

Netanyahu winning election will push Palestinians to turn to the ICC.
Full story [Jerusalem Post]

Obama Still Has Not Called Netanyahu to Congratulate Him

Kerry makes post-victory call to Netanyahu instead; cold response attributed to declaration against two-state solution.
Full story [IsraelNN.com]

After vote, Palestinians mull ending security cooperation

PLO leaders to meet to discuss move, which may wait until after formation of a new Israeli coalition
Full story [The Times of Israel]

US to reevaluate stance on peace after PM rules out Palestine

State Department doesn't rule out change in UN veto policy; Netanyahu looking to quickly form right-religious government after garnering 30 seats to Zionist Union's 24
Full story [The Times of Israel]

Pray

Pray for wisdom for Binyamin (Bibi) Netanyahu as he starts the process of forming a coalition to govern the country.
Pray that he would be sensitive to the needs of the people as well as to the security of the nation.

We do not know what God has in store for Israel in the short term. We can only pray that it will be for the eventual salvation of the Jewish people.
So continue to pray for Israel, for the Jewish people and for the peace of Jerusalem and may God bless you as you lift up His nation and people before Him.

Lift up the cause of the Messianic believers in Israel and pray that the Lord would grant them more freedom to express their faith in Messiah.

Friday, March 6, 2015

Terror Attack in Jerusalem - 6th. March

Terror Attack in Jerusalem - 6th. March

Brothers, my heart's desire and my prayer to God
is for Israel, that they may be saved.  Rom. 10:1

The following news items are posted here as considerations for prayer to help you as you pray for Israel.

Five wounded in car-ramming terror attack in Jerusalem

Palestinian driver runs over four border policewomen and a bicycle rider, then assaults them with knife before being shot; police on heightened alert
Full story [The Times of Israel]

Purim festivities continue in capital despite terror attack

Jerusalem Mayor Barkat urges citizens to continue celebrating despite car ramming attack that injured 5.
Full story [Jerusalem Post]

Security guard recalls terror attack: We saw him pull out his cleaver

Druze security guard helped stop Jerusalem terrorist from continuing attack on foot, preventing death of Israeli commuters.
Full story [Ynetnews.com]

Pray

We do not know what God has in store for Israel in the short term. We can only pray that it will be for the eventual salvation of the Jewish people.
So continue to pray for Israel, for the Jewish people and for the peace of Jerusalem and may God bless you as you lift up His nation and people before Him.

Lift up the cause of the Messianic believers in Israel and pray that the Lord would grant them more freedom to express their faith in Messiah.

Monday, March 2, 2015

General Prayer Items in the News - 2nd. March

General Prayer Items in the News - 2nd. March

Brothers, my heart's desire and my prayer to God
is for Israel, that they may be saved.  Rom. 10:1

The following news items are posted here as considerations for prayer to help you as you pray for Israel.

Netanyahu tries to head off Iran's machinations after Obama empowers Tehran as favored Mid East ally

Almost the last words Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu heard Sunday, March 1, as he took off for Washington to address Congress on Iran, was in effect "Don't do it!" They came from a group of 180 senior ex-IDF military officers. After the personal abuse is weeded out of their message, what remains is that Netanyahu's speech to a joint session of the US Congress Tuesday, March 3, was not worth making because it would damage relations with the US.
Full story [DEBKAfile]

Kerry in Geneva vows to stand with Israel at UN against isolation and delegitimization

US secretary of state defends Israel at opening session of UNHRC in Geneva.
Full story [Jerusalem Post]

PM to warn US: 'Beware of compromises with Iran'

PM Benjamin Netanyahu arrives in Washington ahead of addresses to AIPAC and Congress. Israeli official: We know details of emerging agreement with Iran. It is a bad deal. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry: We deserve benefit of doubt in Iran talks.
Full story [Israel Hayom]

'Ex-defense officials urging PM to cancel speech are irresponsible'

"Commanders for Israel's Security" holds press conference calling on PM Benjamin Netanyahu to cancel speech. PM's former commander: "Bibi, you are navigating all wrong". Likud: Left-wing generals support making concessions, dividing Jerusalem.
Full story [Israel Hayom]

No disrespect to Obama, but Iran must be stopped, Netanyahu says

At AIPAC confab, prime minister thanks president for his support, says despite disagreements ahead of Congress speech, Israel-US relations have not faltered
Full story [The Times of Israel]

IAEA chief 'cannot be sure' Iran's nuclear program is peaceful

Amano says 2 missing pieces of puzzle are explosive tests and research that may lead to weaponization
Full story [The Times of Israel]

PA to Submit First ICC 'War Crimes' Charge on April Fools' Day

In uncanny timing, PA's first complaint against Israel over 'war crimes' including 'Gaza war and settlement activity' to come April 1.
Full story [IsraelNN.com]

Pray

We do not know what God has in store for Israel in the short term. We can only pray that it will be for the eventual salvation of the Jewish people.
So continue to pray for Israel, for the Jewish people and for the peace of Jerusalem and may God bless you as you lift up His nation and people before Him.

Lift up the cause of the Messianic believers in Israel and pray that the Lord would grant them more freedom to express their faith in Messiah.

Saturday, February 28, 2015

General Prayer Items in the News - 28th. February

General Prayer Items in the News - 28th. February

Brothers, my heart's desire and my prayer to God
is for Israel, that they may be saved.  Rom. 10:1

The following news items are posted here as considerations for prayer to help you as you pray for Israel.

Israel politics: Platforms for the politically perplexed

A guide to where the parties stand on diplomacy and economics.
Full story [Jerusalem Post]

Egyptian court rules all of Hamas a terror group

One month after Cairo outlawed militant arm, political branch given same designation; Egypt continues to widen buffer zone with Gaza
Full story [The Times of Israel]

Forced from Damascus, Hamas establishing itself in Turkey

Islamist group sets up 'West Bank and Jerusalem Headquarters' in Istanbul, taking advantage of deteriorating ties between Ankara and Jerusalem, using it as base for recruitment.
Full story [Ynetnews.com]

Political Correspondent: Bennett Won the Televised Debate

Kol Yisrael radio's political correspondent says Jewish Home chairman was the clear winner of Thursday evening's eight-person debate.
Full story [IsraelNN.com]

Italy 'Supports the Goal' of a Palestinian State

Italian deputies call on the government to support the goal of a Palestinian state, stop short of supporting recognition.
Full story [IsraelNN.com]

Senators unveil new bill challenging Obama on Iran

Bipartisan legislation would bar administration from suspending congressional sanctions for 60 days while any deal is reviewed
Full story [The Times of Israel]

Israel said to seek additional $300 million from US for missile defense

Officials reportedly turn to Congress to make request, bypassing White House amid spat over PM's upcoming speech
Full story [The Times of Israel]

Pray

We do not know what God has in store for Israel in the short term. We can only pray that it will be for the eventual salvation of the Jewish people.
So continue to pray for Israel, for the Jewish people and for the peace of Jerusalem and may God bless you as you lift up His nation and people before Him.

Lift up the cause of the Messianic believers in Israel and pray that the Lord would grant them more freedom to express their faith in Messiah.

Saturday, February 21, 2015

General Prayer Items in the News - 21st. February

General Prayer Items in the News - 21st. February

Brothers, my heart's desire and my prayer to God
is for Israel, that they may be saved.  Rom. 10:1

The following news items are posted here as considerations for prayer to help you as you pray for Israel.

Bennett to Post: No land concessions, strong IDF and proud Jewish identity are keys to security

The Bayit Yehudi leader tells the 'Post' he's concerned Netanyahu will leave his party out of the next coalition if it doesn't pass 12 seats.
Full story [Jerusalem Post]

Arab governments express concern over Iran deal, potential for Mid-East nuclear arms race

Sunni states express concern to Washington over nuclear deal with Iran, say should Shiite-dominated Iran be allowed to keep nuclear-producing technologies, Mid-East nations will set out on arms race.
Full story [Jerusalem Post]

White House mulling ways to undercut Netanyahu speech

Administration considering media blitz, political snubs as part of its diplomatic war with Jerusalem over PM’s address to Congress
Full story [The Times of Israel]

PM: Stop 'courting' an Iran that's refusing to come clean on its nuke program

IAEA's new report on Tehran's failure to provide 'any explanations' is further proof that it cannot be trusted, Netanyahu warns
Full story [The Times of Israel]

Obama to host emir of Qatar for talks on Mideast stability

Emirate, which harbors Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal, frequently alleged by Israel to back terrorism
Full story [The Times of Israel]

Pray

We do not know what God has in store for Israel in the short term. We can only pray that it will be for the eventual salvation of the Jewish people.
So continue to pray for Israel, for the Jewish people and for the peace of Jerusalem and may God bless you as you lift up His nation and people before Him.

Lift up the cause of the Messianic believers in Israel and pray that the Lord would grant them more freedom to express their faith in Messiah.