Thursday, July 24, 2014

Gaza Escalation - 24th. July

Gaza Escalation - 24th. July

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.

LIVE BLOG: Israel's Operation Protective Edge in Gaza

Follow all the latest updates on Israel's efforts to extinguish rocket fire from the Gaza Strip.
Full story [Jerusalem Post]

FAA lifts flight ban on US flights to Israel

Just hours after extending a 24-hour ban that went into effect Tuesday, the FAA cancels flight restrictions in response to increased Israeli security measures.
Full story [Jerusalem Post]

Thousands of care packages sent to soldiers serving in Gaza

Israeli citizens and companies band together to support soldiers in Gaza and residents under constant rocket fire in the south. Some 12,000 care packages from joint initiative between Israel Hayom and Rami Levy supermarkets have already been donated.
Full story [Israel Hayom]

US Senate sets $225 million for Iron Dome in emergency bill

"Israel is an essential American ally and needs these assets to defend itself," says Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.). Iron Dome system has intercepted around 420 rockets during Operation Protective Edge.
Full story [Israel Hayom]

Israel denounces UNHRC as 'kangaroo court'

Council to probe Israeli "war crimes" after holding a special emergency session in Geneva on the IDF's Operation Protective Edge in Gaza.
Full story [Jerusalem Post]

British MP Ward faces discipline after suggesting he'd fire rockets if in Gaza

"Ich bin ein Palestinian," lawmaker tweets; Ward has a track record of expressing support for the Palestinians.
Full story [Jerusalem Post]

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.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Gaza Escalation - 23rd. July

Gaza Escalation - 23rd. July

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.

LIVE BLOG: Israel's Operation Protective Edge in Gaza

Follow all the latest updates on Israel's efforts to extinguish rocket fire from the Gaza Strip.
Full story [Jerusalem Post]

Sirens sound in Ben Gurion Airport, Holon, Rishon LeZion

Rocket salvo from Gaza fired towards towns in Shfela and center; earlier, four rockets land in open areas in Be’er Sheva, two rockets explode in Eshkol, causing damage to vehicle
Full story [Ynetnews.com]

Cabinet to deliberate on expanding Gaza operation

Ministers will convene to discuss possibility of larger IDF presence in the Strip; Ya'alon: Keep going until you complete the mission.
Full story [Ynetnews.com]

FAA extends ban on US flights to Israel by 24 hours

Lufthansa, Delta, US Airways extend flight bans to Israel along with US Federal Aviation Administration and most European airlines.
Full story [Jerusalem Post]

IDF destroys empty Gaza hospital, being used as Hamas command center

VIDEO shows IDF determining al-Wafa Hospital in Gaza was abandoned by civilians and being used by Hamas before IDF forces destroy the complex.
Full story [Jerusalem Post]

Protective Edge enters day 16: Soldiers engage in firefight with militants

Information from suspects' questioning helps IDF find tunnels, while troops on the ground work in tandem with Air Force.
Full story [Ynetnews.com]

Army strikes 200 Gaza targets as ground units continue to destroy tunnels

Military fatalities rise to 27; Wounded commander from Golani Brigade returns to battlefield.
Full story [Jerusalem Post]

FAA bans flights to Israel on US airlines for 24 hours

Delta flight en route to Tel Aviv diverted to Paris; Some American carriers announce indefinite suspension, several European airlines follow suit.
Full story [Jerusalem Post]

EU calls on Hamas to disarm, condemns use of civilians as shields

Jerusalem hails European condemnation of Hamas violence; EU condemns rocket fire, calls for renunciation of violence.
Full story [Jerusalem Post]

For second time, rockets found at UN school in Gaza

'How many more schools will have to be abused by Hamas missile squads before the international community will intervene?' Foreign Ministry fumes
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.

Monday, July 21, 2014

Gaza Escalation - 21st. July

Gaza Escalation - 21st. July

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.

LIVE BLOG: Israel's Operation Protective Edge in Gaza

Follow all the latest updates on Israel's efforts to extinguish rocket fire from the Gaza Strip.
Full story [Jerusalem Post]

Seven more IDF soldiers and officers killed in clashes with Hamas

Cleared for publication: The seven deaths bring the total IDF death toll to 25; 30 soldiers wounded, 3 seriously throughout Monday; four of the fatalities happened during infiltration attempt earlier Monday.
Full story [Jerusalem Post]

Iron Dome intercepts rockets over Tel Aviv region; sirens sound in Beit Shemesh area

At least two rockets shot down by the Iron Dome over metropolitan Tel Aviv; rocket interceptions were also heard above Bat Yam, Holon, and Rishon Letzion.
Full story [Jerusalem Post]

Five IDF task forces begin driving into Gaza City. Israel draws up over-plan for control of the Gaza Strip

The IDF's Shejaiya operation in the Gaza Strip continues apace, carried forward by five task forces now heading for the center of Gaza City amid casualties on both sides. Sunday, July 20, Israel's crack Golani Brigades lost 18 fighters, without slowing down, compared with 170 Palestinian fatalities.
Full story [DEBKAfile]

IDF forces kill 10 terrorists infiltrating into Israel

Observation units identify two terror cells infiltrating Israel; IAF strike hit one cell, ground troops kill second cell.
Full story [Ynetnews.com]

South bombarded by rockets from Gaza

Sderot and Sha'ar HaNegev both under heavy rocket fire; home hit in each location; no injuries.
Full story [Ynetnews.com]

IDF begins naming 13 soldiers killed in Gaza on Sunday

Golani Brigade soldiers killed in several different incidents in 24-hour period; Gantz: 'In battle, some are killed. But this is our job and this is what we're doing.'
Full story [Ynetnews.com]

Israel denies Hamas claims of kidnapped soldier

Palestinians across West Bank and Gaza celebrate rumor with fireworks and gunfire
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, July 19, 2014

Gaza Escalation - 19th. July

Gaza Escalation - 19th. July

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.

LIVE BLOG: Israel's Operation Protective Edge in Gaza

Follow all the latest updates on Israel's efforts to extinguish rocket fire from the Gaza Strip.
Full story [Jerusalem Post]

Three IDF soldiers wounded in northern Gaza, one seriously

Troops hurt in exchange of fire with armed terrorists; other two are light-to-moderately wounded.
Full story [Ynetnews.com]

IDF unearths 22 Gaza tunnels, kills 40 terrorists as ground offensive enters second day

Israel suffers first casualty of ground incursion; Soldiers exchange fire with militants as units seize ground in Gaza.
Full story [Jerusalem Post]

WATCH: Hillary Clinton makes rounds on TV shows defending Israel's Gaza offensive

"They're trapped by their leadership, unfortunately," Clinton said of the Palestinians during an interview with Jon Stewart of The Daily Show.
Full story [Jerusalem Post]

Woman hurt and home hit near Ashdod, intercepts over Tel Aviv as central Israel under heavy fire

At least 50 rockets fired at Israel since IDF ground troops entered Gaza on Thursday night; rockets also intercepted in southern Israel throughout Friday.
Full story [Ynetnews.com]

IDF troops hit 260 targets in Gaza; soldiers uncover 21 smuggling tunnels

First soldier killed as IDF enters Gaza, following 10 days of aerial assaults, Hamas rocket attacks; Palestinian sources say 38 Gazans killed since start of ground op.
Full story [Ynetnews.com]

Zoabi handcuffed as Arab Israelis in Haifa protest Gaza offensive

Balad MK later released; 30 held, several wounded at rally after clashes with police; protests elsewhere in north
Full story [The Times of Israel]

Protests worldwide as Gaza offensive intensifies

In Turkey, rioters attempt to storm Israeli consulate; Polish pro-Palestinian demonstrators assault Jewish tourists
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.

Friday, July 18, 2014

Gaza Escalation - 18th. July

Gaza Escalation - 18th. July

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.

LIVE BLOG: Israel's Operation Protective Edge in Gaza

Follow all the latest updates on Israel's efforts to extinguish rocket fire from the Gaza Strip.
Full story [Jerusalem Post]

Israel says Gaza ground operation aims to restore calm, not oust Hamas

First IDF major land offensive against Hamas in five years unfolding on several fronts, open-ended
Full story [The Times of Israel]

IDF sends ground troops into Gaza, calls up 18,000 reservists

PM tells IDF to prepare to expand operation; incursion comes after hours of heavy artillery fire on northern Gaza; Gantz: Goal is to take control of areas where we find terror tunnels.
Full story [Ynetnews.com]

20 missiles found in UN-run school in Gaza

UNRWA apologizes to Israel, condemns a 'flagrant violation of the inviolability of its premises' and promises investigation; Israel calls on UN to 'act strongly'
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.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Gaza Escalation - 16th. July

Gaza Escalation - 16th. July

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.

LIVE BLOG: Israel's Operation Protective Edge in Gaza

Follow all the latest updates on Israel's efforts to extinguish rocket fire from the Gaza Strip.
Full story [Jerusalem Post]

Israel calls up additional 8,000 reservists for Gaza operation

The IDF has already called up 48,000 reserves, bringing the total number to 56,000, once the additional forces are called up.
Full story [Jerusalem Post]

Netanyahu tells West: Israel won't rest until Gaza demilitarized

The premier spoke at a joint news conference with Italian Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini at the Knesset on Wednesday.
Full story [Jerusalem Post]

Rockets continue to hit south

Tel Aviv house sustains damage from fragments of rocket intercepted by Iron Dome during morning barrage at area; 2 rockets intercepted over Netivot.
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.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Gaza Escalation - 15th. July

Gaza Escalation - 15th. July

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.

LIVE BLOG: Israel's Operation Protective Edge in Gaza

Follow all the latest updates on Israel's efforts to extinguish rocket fire from the Gaza Strip.
Full story [Jerusalem Post]

Ceaseless barrages of rockets lead to resumption of IAF strikes

Senior army official says ground offensive necessary to combat terror tunnels. It could take between a week and two weeks, and has high chances of being successful.
Full story [Ynetnews.com]

Barrage of rockets fired from Gaza despite Israel's acceptance of ceasefire

Code Red sirens sound throughout western Negev as well as in Ashkelon, Ashdod, Kiryat Malachi and Gan Yavne; IDF withholding response in accordance with government's instructions.
Full story [Jerusalem Post]

Israel accepts truce as rocket fire continues

Cabinet announces it accepts Egyptian cease-fire offer, while Bennett and Lieberman vote against. Hamas rejects proposal, as rocket fire from Gaza continues with sirens sounding Ashkelon area.
Full story [Ynetnews.com]

Netanyahu expected to recommend acceptance of Egyptian ceasefire proposal

Security cabinet to meet at 7 a.m; Egyptian initiative calls for end of all "hostilities" from both sides, meeting in Cairo within 48 hours after quiet restored.
Full story [Jerusalem Post]

Two rockets land in Eilat, cause light injuries and damage

Three people lightly injured from glass shards after rocket lands in building parking lot; 17 people treated for shock.
Full story [Jerusalem Post]

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.