Monday, April 27, 2015

General Prayer Items in the News - 27th. April

General Prayer Items in the News - 27th. April

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.

Report: Israel strikes Hezbollah, pro-Assad targets in Syria

The attack took place in the al-Qalamoun region just north of Damascus, according to Al Jazeera.
Full story [Jerusalem Post]

Airstrike kills squad placing mine on northern border

4 militants hit as they attempted to lay explosive device inside Israel at Syria frontier, army says, day after reported Israeli strike on Hezbollah
Full story [The Times of Israel]

Pray

Pray for wisdom for Binyamin (Bibi) Netanyahu as he puts the finishing touches to 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.

Sunday, April 26, 2015

General Prayer Items in the News - 26th. April

General Prayer Items in the News - 26th. April

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.

Op-Ed: San Remo: The Forgotten Milestone

How can there be peace and reconciliation without acknowledging fundamental historical and legal facts?
Full story [IsraelNN.com]

Report: Israeli strike in Syria was aimed at thwarting attack on strategic targets in Golan

Kuwaiti daily quotes Western diplomatic source as saying IDF struck targets in Qalamun Mountain region to prevent a plan that aimed to draw Israel into a war with Syria.
Full story [Jerusalem Post]

Bennett said to drop Foreign Ministry demand in coalition breakthrough

Move to ask for education portfolio instead likely removes major stumbling block as deadline nears to form government
Full story [The Times of Israel]

4 police officers wounded in spate of weekend terrorist attacks

Terrorist rams and wounds three cops in east Jerusalem. Border policeman on patrol in Hebron wounded in face and neck by Palestinian attacker, who was shot and killed. Teen shot dead after running at Jerusalem roadblock waving knives.
Full story [Israel Hayom]

IDF officer attacked by ultra-Orthodox residents of Jerusalem

Givati Brigade officer came to capital's Mea Shearim neighborhood in uniform on Friday to visit two of his soldiers. Locals threw rocks at him. Officer's mother: He told them, "I fought for you in Gaza". Police investigating, no suspects arrested.
Full story [Israel Hayom]

IAF conducts two strikes in Syria, Arab media reports

Arab media outlets: IAF planes hit Hezbollah convoy, long-range missile storage sites in Syria. Israel refrains from commenting on matter. IDF likely to remain on high alert in north in coming days, due to concerns about potential Hezbollah response.
Full story [Israel Hayom]

Senate to Call for Rejecting Anti-Israel Boycotts as Part of Historic EU Trade Bill

The Senate Finance Committee unanimously approved an amendment to the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, a landmark trade agreement with the European Union, that would make discouraging anti-Israel boycotts a "principal objective" of American trade representatives with Europe, The Times of Israel reported yesterday.
Full story [The Tower]

Pray

Pray for wisdom for Binyamin (Bibi) Netanyahu as he puts the finishing touches to 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.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

General Prayer Items in the News - 14th. April

General Prayer Items in the News - 14th. April

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 to Putin: Israel disappointed over Russia's S-300 sale to Iran

PM tells Russian leader that the move would only serve to increase Iran's aggression and put the security of the Middle East at risk.
Full story [Jerusalem Post]

Sniper fire from Gaza as part of Hamas' massive buildup for next war

Israelis living and serving security in the vicinity of the Gaza Strip report that Hamas snipers have been harassing them in recent weeks as a scare tactic, which appears to be evolving into a major offensive. Only very few of these incidents have been reported - and dismissed by military officials as "stray bullets" - although witnesses have spotted snipers shooting out of the windows of high-rise buildings in the Gaza Strip.
Full story [DEBKAfile]

Netanyahu Offers Aryeh Deri Transportation Ministry

PM makes offer apparently meant to work out conflict between Deri and Kahlon, and seal Kulanu coalition deal.
Full story [IsraelNN.com]

In balance of power, Russian missiles not game changers

The S-300 air-defense system to be sold by Russia to Iran is a complex but solvable problem for the IAF
Full story [The Times of Israel]

Iran says Russian missiles could arrive this year

Moscow notes that delivery is only dependent on how quickly the S-300 systems can be manufactured
Full story [The Times of Israel]

Israel: Iran steps up arms shipments to Hezbollah, Hamas

Jerusalem sources say Tehran upping support for terror groups, express fear it will have billions more to spend under nuke deal
Full story [The Times of Israel]

Top Likud minister threatens to form unity government

Party officials warn that if nationalist parties don't show more flexibility, Netanyahu will turn to the Zionist Union
Full story [The Times of Israel]

Russia lifts ban on delivery of S-300 missiles to Iran

In move that could bolster Iran's military capabilities, Russian President Vladimir Putin approves delivery of advanced air defense system to Iran. Minister Yuval Steinitz: This is direct result of legitimacy Iran has gotten from framework nuclear deal.
Full story [Israel Hayom]

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.

Thursday, April 2, 2015

General Prayer Items in the News - 2nd. April

General Prayer Items in the News - 2nd. April

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: Deal a capitulation, will give Iran 'a military nuclear program'

Obama calls Netanyahu; Jerusalem protests 'historic mistake' that will make world 'more dangerous'; says Iran keeps all its facilities, escapes sanctions
Full story [The Times of Israel]

US hails 'historic' nuclear deal with Iran

World will lift "all sanctions," timing undecided; enrichment to continue; Obama: This is our best option.
Full story [Jerusalem Post]

Israeli man feared kidnapped found safe in Kiryat Arba

Police are investigating the possibility that Niv Asraf and a friend from Beersheba faked his disappearance in the West Bank
Full story [Jerusalem Post]

Security forces searching for missing Israeli feared kidnapped in West Bank

Individual calls police and says his friend who went to get tools to fix flat tire did not return to the vehicle.
Full story [Jerusalem Post]

Coalition talks sputter as parties clamor for top posts

Jewish Home's Bennett demands senior cabinet portfolio, says Netanyahu treating his party's constituents like 'suckers'
Full story [The Times of Israel]

Likud: If Kulanu Drags its Feet, We Will Sign with Haredim First

'Excessive' demands will prevent Kulanu from being the first party Likud signs a coalition agreement with, official says.
Full story [IsraelNN.com]

Double overtime: Faltering Iran nuclear talks extended again

'We continue to make progress but have not yet reached a political understanding', State Department spokeswoman says after talks break for several hours following all-night session.
Full story [Ynetnews.com]

Israel joins China-based fund boycotted by US

Jerusalem pivots east as American officials urge allies to spurn newly formed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
Full story [The Times of Israel]

David's Sling interceptor passes latest trial

Joint US-Israeli development, intended as additional layer of missile defense, passes fourth series of tests, to be declared operational in coming months.
Full story [Ynetnews.com]

Iran militia chief: Destroying Israel is 'nonnegotiable'

Basij commander Mohammad Reza Naqdi also threatens Saudis, saying their fate will be like that of Saddam Hussein
Full story [The Times of Israel]

Likud: Kulanu party making over-the-top demands in coalition talks

Moshe Kahlon's party holds additional talks with Likud, expected to ask for more government agencies, chairmanship of Knesset Finance Committee. Talks with most parties in limbo. Yuli Edelstein reappointed as Knesset speaker, garnering massive majority.
Full story [Israel Hayom]

IDF expects 1,000-1,500 rockets daily in next Lebanon war

IDF briefs municipalities on northern front war scenarios. IDF Northern Command officer: 27% of Israelis don't have shelters or readily available protection. Outgoing IDF Homefront Command chief: "Homefront has become the main theater [of war]."
Full story [Israel Hayom]

What changed when 'Palestine' joined the ICC's Rome Statute?

Insight into the changes, or lack thereof, that come with the Palestinians officially joining the International Criminal Court.
Full story [Jerusalem Post]

ICC welcomes 'State of Palestine' as 123rd member

"As Palestine formally becomes a State Party to the Rome Statute today, the world is also a step closer to ending a long era of impunity and injustice," PA foreign minister says.
Full story [Jerusalem Post]

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.

Monday, March 30, 2015

General Prayer Items in the News - 30th. March

General Prayer Items in the News - 30th. 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.

Iran nuclear talks race toward deadline as sides reconvene

Issues still remains as world powers aim to agree on broad outlines for accord with Tehran by midnight Tuesday
Full story [The Times of Israel]

The problem from hell in an Iran deal: Verification

The nuclear talks have often seemed to focus on centrifuges, but the key to compliance is an ironclad monitoring regime, and it is proving elusive
Full story [The Times of Israel]

US surrender on breakout time to a bomb leads to breakthrough on a nuclear deal

President Barack Obama and John Kerry promised that the nuclear deal to be signed with Iran in Switzerland this week will give the world powers a year's warning after the Islamic Republic's breakout up to an operational weapon. DEBKAfile's intelligence sources disclose that, to clinch the framework deal in Lausanne, even this concession, which imperils Israel, the Gulf and the Middle East at large, was not enough. In a further surrender, the president authorized the US delegation to fall back again on the space granted the world powers for reacting to breakthrough, dropping it from a year to six or seven months:
Full story [DEBKAfile]

France to begin Israeli-Palestinian peace push in 'coming weeks'

"I hope that the partners who were reluctant will not be reluctant anymore," French FM Laurent Fabius, in apparent reference to past U.S. opposition to U.N. resolutions on Israeli-Palestinian conflict. U.S. official: No decisions yet on what we will do.
Full story [Israel Hayom]

Anonymous vows 'Electronic Holocaust' against Israel

Hacker group threatens to take down Israeli servers and sites on April 7 in new video, promising to 'erase you from cyberspace'.
Full story [Ynetnews.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 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.