November/December 2004

Muslim Believers and the Reach of Islam

Features

The MBB’s ‘Dirty Little Secret’

It was a meeting like the hundreds of others we have experienced over the course of twenty years. My brother Emir was gently debating another Arabic Christian...

Presbyterians Come Out of the Closet

Yes, it is true that the Presbyterian Church (USA) manhandled Israel at its 216th General Assembly last summer. Not that the denomination has been soft on...

Jerusalem: The Missing Link

When the pundits look back on 2004 and the attempts at an Israeli-Palestinian solution, the word disengagement will probably top...

The Ever-Expanding Reach of Islam

From its inception, Islam has been committed to being a witness to the world. And that commitment has yielded phenomenal results. Today Islam is...

Islam’s Bogus Peace

Islam, amazingly lauded as a religion of peace since September 11, 2001, is built on violence. Its founder,  Muhammad, established this religion by plundering...

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From Bill Sutter’s Desk Nov/Dec 2004

History in the making or merely window dressing? This was the question on the minds of many of us who gathered recently at United Nations headquarters...

Bill Sutter’s Remarks to the UN Conference on Anti-Semitism

Many thanks to the panelists who have helped make this conference a worthwhile occasion. I note that among the panelists were a Roman Catholic and a person...

The Wahabi Invasion of America

In February of 2003 a University of South Florida professor and six others were charged with aiding Islamic Jihad, a global terrorist organization. In July a federal grand jury...

Backlash

When the hierarchy of the Presbyterian Church (PCUSA) declared that it wanted to send a "strong message" to the international community to convey...

God’s Holy Mountain

The phrase God's holy mountain appears 18 times in the Old Testament; and though it defines two significant locations during different periods...

If the Maccabees Had Lost

Each year around December, wherever there is a significant Jewish population, television screens across America flash the greeting...

Sharia: It’s Closer Than You Think

Amina Lawal, a 30-year old woman accused of adultery, was tried in a Nigerian court and found guilty. She was a divorced mother who bore a child...

Eye on the Middle East Nov/Dec 2004

If oil is properly termed black gold, then one would suppose water could properly be termed liquid gold. Today the search is on for...

Serving in God’s Spirit

Zechariah 4:1–14: The official seal for the State of Israel was unveiled on February 10, 1949. It consists of a seven-branched menorah (lampstand/ candelabra) with...

God is True and Truth Part Two

The previous article demonstrated how the Scriptures associate what is true and truth with God. Those associations indicate several facts concerning...

The Greatest Gift

Tis the season to fight your way through crowded malls, spend every dime you have, and max out your credit cards try­ing to buy gifts for those you love...

They Cry in Silence Nov/Dec 2004

We often report in this space statistics related to Christian persecution. We've publicized the horror of the genocide being committed by Muslim radicals...

Are You A Naomi? Conclusion

Vacation Bible School was just around the corner.  And a welcome corner it was, too. The weather always seemed perfect in North Carolina, and I looked forward to...

Israel in the News Nov/Dec 2004

"The Painful Truth: All the World Terrorists are Muslims!" So writes Abdulrahman al-Rashed, general manager of AI-Arabiya television, in his...

Zvi Nov/Dec 2004

Here in Israel, one of the best places to meet people is at the clinic. They all sit around, waiting their turns to see the doctor; and...

Daily News from Israel

Kushner Middle East Meeting

White House senior advisor Jared Kushner will be headed to the Middle East this month to inform diplomats in Oman, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, and Qatar on the economic section of the U.S. proposal...

News Digest — 2/15/19

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in Poland early Wednesday (13th) to join senior officials from 60 nations at the Warsaw Summit on Peace and Security in the Middle East, which is organized by the United States...

News Digest — 2/14/19

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Iran Tuesday (12th) that Israeli missiles can travel “very far,” on the eve of a conference in Poland about peace and security in the Middle East. Speaking during a visit to a...

Cancer Sniffing Dogs

In recent days Israel’s medical research has come very close to discovering a cure for cancer. In a similar story, Israel has dogs that can, incredibly, sniff out cancer in its earliest stages. “The name of the laboratory is...

News Digest — 2/13/19

The prime suspect in the brutal rape and death of 19-year-old Ori Ansbacher was arraigned in a Jerusalem court on Monday (11th) and charged with murder.  Arafat Irfayia, 29, showed no signs of remorse and appeared...

News Digest — 2/12/19

Israeli security forces early Saturday (9th) arrested a Palestinian man suspected in the brutal murder of 19-year-old Ori Ansbacher who was found dead on Thursday (7th) in a forest on the outskirts of Jerusalem. The Shin...

News Digest — 2/11/19

Alert sirens sounded Wednesday evening (6th) in a number of Gaza border communities as a rocket launched from the Gaza Strip exploded in an open field in southern Israel. The projectile reportedly fell in the area of...

News Digest — 2/8/19

US President Donald Trump tackled anti-Semitism in the midst of his second State of the Union address, Tuesday night (5th). Not only did the American president underscore America’s strong ties with Israel, but he...

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