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- ABBAS READY TO RESUME TALKS WITH
NETANYAHU WITHOUT PRECONDITIONS
- PA president says Palestinians recognize state of Israel,
not its Jewishness; warns Islamic extremism could reach Israel
if no deal
By Tamar Pileggi April 4, 2015 - The Times of Israel - Palestinian
Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said that he was ready to resume
peace negotiations with Israel without preconditions, in a marked
departure from comments made last month ruling out the possibility
of negotiating a two-state solution while Prime Minister Benjamin
Netanyahu was in power. In an interview with the pan-Arab media
outlet al-Arab from Ramallah, Abbas expressed his support for
a two-state solution and peace with Israel: I tell the
Israeli people: our hands are outstretched to exist in two states.
I hope that you do not cut down the outstretched hand of peace,
because the alternative will be devastating for everyone.
Abbas said that he had no problem returning to negotiations
with Netanyahu as the representative of the Israeli people
without preconditions. Continued: http://www.timesofisrael.com/abbas-ready-to-resume-talks-with-israel-without-preconditions
- OBAMA JUST BLUNTLY TOLD ISRAEL THEY DON'T HAVE THE RIGHT
- There may never be peace in the Middle East, but President
Barack Obama is making sure that the countries of Israel and
Iran know where they stand in his eyes. In a plea presented Friday
to the State Department, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
asked that the Iran nuclear agreement have a strong and clear
recognition of the Jewish nations right to exist. Although
nice to hear, its clear that Obama and Netanyahu have very
different ideas about what sort of nuclear deal with Iran is
or is not a threat to Israeal. Moreover, for Obama to sign this
deal so close to Passover shows a complete disregard for the
strong relationship that has always existed between the United
States and Israel.
- Obama knows that requiring Iran to accept Israels existence
would kill any hope of a lasting nuclear deal because Iran remains
dedicated to the destruction of the Jewish state.
- Clearly, to Obama, a nuclear deal with Iran - one which will
never stand the test of time anyway - is more important than
the security of Israel. This is no surprise, but its a
little shocking that the president would so clearly articulate
his faulty priorities. Continued: http://conservativetribune.com/obama-bluntly-told-israel/
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LED THEM ASTRAY (Jeremiah 50:6)
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- MILITARY ACTION AGAINST IRAN STILL POSSIBLE, SAYS ISRAELI
- By Alon Bernstein - 4.6.2015 Huffington Post - JERUSALEM
(AP) A senior Israeli government minister on Monday warned
that taking military action against Iran's nuclear program is
still an option despite last week's framework deal between
world powers and the Islamic Republic. The comments by Yuval
Steinitz, Israel's minister for strategic affairs, reflected
the alarm in Israel over last week's deal, which offers Iran
relief from economic sanctions in exchange for scaling back its
suspect nuclear program. Israeli leaders believe the framework
leaves too much of Iran's nuclear infrastructure intact and could
still allow it to develop the means to produce a nuclear weapon.
- Steinitz, a confidant of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's,
said the government would spend the coming months lobbying the
world powers negotiating with Iran to strengthen the language
in the deal as they hammer out a final agreement. While stressing
that Israel prefers a diplomatic solution, he said the "military
option" still exists.
- "It was on the table. It's still on the table. It's
going to remain on the table," Steinitz told reporters.
"Israel should be able to defend itself, by itself, against
any threat. And it's our right and duty to decide how to defend
ourselves, especially if our national security and even very
existence is under threat."
- Israel considers a nuclear-armed Iran to be a threat to its
survival, pointing to years of Iranian calls for Israel's destruction,
its support for anti-Israeli militant groups and its development
of long-range ballistic missiles that could be armed with nuclear
warheads. Israel which is widely believed to be a nuclear
power says a nuclear-armed Iran would set off an arms
race in the world's most volatile region.
- The framework agreement was announced last Thursday in Switzerland
after years of negotiations between Iran and world powers. The
deal aims to cut significantly into Iran's bomb-making technology
while giving Tehran relief from international sanctions. The
commitments, if implemented, would substantially pare down Iranian
nuclear assets for a decade and restrict others for an additional
five years. Iran would also be subject to intrusive international
- Continued: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/04/06/israel-iran-nuclear-deal_n_7011938.html
- PUTIN SAYS RUSSIA WILL HELP PALESTINE BECOME AN INDEPENDENT
- March 28, 2015 - Russia will help Palestine in achieving
its goal of becoming an independent state with the capital in
East Jerusalem, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Saturday
in his address to the Arab League summit participants. Russia
will continue contributing to the attainment of this goal [Palestines
independence], working through bilateral channels and through
multilateral channels, including in the Quartet of
international mediators, Putin said.
The Quartet comprising Russia, the United States, the United
Nations and the European Union, was established in 2002, aiming
to reach a long-term peace agreement between Israel and Palestinians.
"THE RISE OF THE PERSIAN RAM - IRAN! - IRAN!" AND TEACHING
ON "THE FEAST OF PURIM"
Mike Lander, Pray4Zion Prayer email@example.com
- Shalom Dear Friend and Partner of Israel, We send greetings
to you and your family and pray Gods amazing abundant blessing
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- Please dont grow weary [...] We believe that March
is going to be a very interesting and prophetic month! The speech
which Israeli Prime Minister will be speaking in front of a joint
session of Congress on the 03rd and falls out a day before the
Jewish Fast of Taanit Esther (The fast of Esther).
Each year before Purim Jews around the world fast to commemorate
the three day fast days in the Book of Esther before Esther pleaded
before the King not to kill the Jews.
- Is it not symbolic that Netanyahu is making this historic
speech at the same time that the Jews are fasting and remembering
the story of Purim when the nation of Israel was almost destroyed?
- Netanyahu is worried about Iran destroying Israel. Iran is
modern day Persia and the story of Purim took place in Persia.
Just like today, God was hidden in the story of Purim
(His Name is not even mentioned once in the Book of Esther).
Yet just like the story of Purim, we are convinced that God will
come through for Israel, the Jewish nation.
- If there is one thing that no one could dispute, is the fact
that history repeats itself! Jewish Holidays come to teach us
all a lesson that is relevant for every generation. As Bibi Netanyahu
prepares for his speech in congress to try and halt modern Persia
bent on Israels destruction
we need to remember this
Scripture: Esther 4:14, If you remain silent at this time,
relief and deliverance for the Jews will arise from another place,
but you and your fathers house will perish. And who knows
that you have come to royal position for a time such as
- Whilst US President Obama is supporting a boycott of Bibi
Netayahu and not even the vice president will attend the talks.
There are also conflicting reports he has stopped all contact
with the Israeli government concerning the Iranian negotiations!
Time will tell! On the 20th March we have the full Solar Eclipse
which precedes the 3rd (of 4) Blood Moon Tetrad at Passover on
the 04th April.
- Obama speaks about extremism without labelling it Islam.
He knows he can frame the debate where he can rope Christianity
into the extremist debate. However, his version of Islam he is
portraying in the media is very incorrect. Firstly, Islam that
infiltrates ISIS, Hezbollah, Hamas, and others are filled with
apocalyptic beliefs that motivate them to behead, burn, and destroy
their enemies through force. This is not new in Islam. Islam
is riddled with violence which traces their history all the way
back to Mohammed. Mohammed was a general of an army as much as
a religious leader. He encouraged the violence found in Islam
that continues today. Islams history is full of lies, violence,
and conquests. There is a reason why the history books call Mohammeds
influence the Muslim Empire. The Christian Crusaders fought back
the Muslims in Spain and on the outskirts of Constantinople in
the medieval times. If the Muslims did not fight their way into
Europe, there would be no Crusades in the Holy Land. Satan has
used Islam to destroy huge segments of Christianity in North
Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. Today, Satan is using it to
destroy Christianity in the Western World.
- Obama is a man heavily influenced by Islam himself, ostracizes
Christians and Jews, but this helps explain why ISIS bent upon
their Radical Islam believes that this ideology should be accepted
by all. It is as if Obama believes that it was Christians who
were beheading Muslims in the Middle East
? The problem
with the world is Islam, period! This narrative that Obama is
painting is being used to eradicate Christian influence in Western
society. What little Christianity is influencing society is certainly
being eradicated by Obama and he could very well be one of the
forerunners to the Antichrist bringing war to the mountains of
Gods land and people just as prophesied in
the Bible for end-times!
- Friends, dont be deceived. You were bought with a price,
and your Lord will always be with you. Your life is more precious
than metals, money, and the glories of this world. He has you
He forever has you, no matter how bad the world gets. God bless
you always, Alf & Julie
- Please pray with us :
- 1. We need to keep Israel in our hearts and prayers as this
is the only civilized democratic nation in the Middle East fighting
daily for its very existence. We are all called to pray
for the peace of Jerusalem! Psalm 122:6 and God has promised
us that those who pray for Israel will be blessed. When we pray
for the peace of Jerusalem we are also praying for the return
of our Lord since there will never be peace in Israel until the
Prince of Peace returns!
- 2. Pray for PM Bibi Netanyahu for the upcoming elections
on the 17th March as he is facing great backlash from the US
Obama Administration for accepting this invitation by the US
Congress to talk at their meeting on 4th March in the US about
the dangers of Iran getting a nuclear bomb and Radical Islam.
At the same time there is a conspiracy by Obama Administration
who have sent Obamas campaign manager to Israel to work
with the opposition parties in Israel to prevent PM Netanyahu
from being re-elected in the coming Israeli elections. He is
facing a lot of opposition for his stance against terrorism so
we need to pray that he will be re-elected and that he will stand
strong in this very hostile neighbourhood. Please pray for his
protection Psalm 91 and for Israel.
- 3. Please pray for the persecuted Christians in Iraq and
Syria and across the Middle East as they are facing persecution
of an unprecedented level from ISIS.
- 4. Please pray against the evil of anti-Semitism that is
spreading across Europe
also against Christian persecution
and the evils of Islamist organizations such as Hamas, Fatah,
Al-Qaeda, ISIS/ISIL, Hezbollah, Islamic Jihad, Boko Haram, Khorosan,
Muslim Brotherhood and others
they are all from the same
- 5. Please pray for our nation South Africa that God will
raise up strong Godly leaders and those who will stand firm with
Israel to be Biblically correct and our nation be blessed
than politically correct and be cursed (Genesis 12:3).
- Should you need prayer : please feel free to contact me (Mike)
as it is our privilege to stand in agreement with you for a breakthrough
- We have had many praise reports! Once a month Alf & Julie
go to pray in Jerusalem for Israel and ALL our partners
and place the prayer requests received on the Western Wall.
- On behalf of our families to yours and on behalf of all of
us at Pray4Zion
May the LORD bless you and keep
you; the LORD make his face to shine upon you and be gracious
to you; the LORD lift up his countenance upon you and give you
peace. So shall they put my name upon the people of Israel
, and I will bless them. Numbers 6:24 - 27
- With best wishes always, Mike Lander, Pray4Zion Prayer and
Communications Secretary Cell +27 84 602 2890 and Fax +27 86
- AUSTRALIA SPOKESMAN FOR ISLAMIST GROUP CALLS JEWS MOST
EVIL CREATURES OF ALLAH', DECLARES 'THEY WILL PAY WITH BLOOD'
- March 13, 2015 - A spokesman in Australia for the extreme
Islamist group Hizb ut-Tahrir threatened to make Jews pay
with blood in a sermon posted online earlier this month,
the UKs Daily Mail reported.
- They are the most evil creatures of Allah
corruption is linked to the Jews, Ismail al-Wahwah said
in the video uploaded on March 3. They will pay with blood
for blood, with tears for tears, and with destruction for destruction.
- Al-Wahwah went on to say that recognizing the Jewish people
and giving them even a single inch of Palestine constitutes
the epitome of evil because this will strengthen that cancerous
entity. He accused Israel of going hand in hand with
evil and disobedience since its creation, and of founding
prostitution, gambling and usury.
- There is only one solution for that cancerous tumor:
It must be uprooted and thrown back to where it came from,
al-Wahwah said in the video.
- In an interview with the Daily Mail, New South Wales (NSW)
Communities Minister Victor Dominello called the video deeply
disturbing and hateful and derisive. Dominello
said the comments are an abuse of freedom of speech in Australia,
and told News Corp, [It] has no place in our harmonious
- THIS SENTENCE SHOULD CAUSE A LOT OF CONCERN ABOUT IRAN TAKING
- Jeremy Bender and Michael B Kelley - Mar. 17, 2015 - A disturbing
sign of Iran's growing influence in Iraq and beyond was highlighted
on March 8 during a seminar titled "The Iranian Identity,"
Bloomberg View reports. "Iran is an empire once again at
last, and its capital is Baghdad," said Ali Younusi, an
adviser to Iranian Supreme Leader Khamenei.
Iraq, particularly the eastern and southern regions of the country
with a majority Shia population, has tended to fall within the
orbit of Iran's influence. During the Iran-Iraq war (1980 to
1988), Iran funded Shiite militias with the aim of overthrowing
Saddam Hussein's government.
The two countries ultimately ground each other into a stalemate.
But after the American invasion and subsequent withdrawal from
Iraq, Iran's ability to project power into Iraq has only grown.
Here are various ways in which Iran is constantly expanding its
power in Iraq: The formation of Shiite militias. Continued: http://www.businessinsider.com/concern-about-iran-take-over-iraq-2015-3
- IRAN'S MILITARY MASTERMIND IS 'A MORE STATELY VERSION OF
OSAMA BIN LADEN'
- Michael B Kelley - Mar. 5, 2015 - The US-led fight against
the Islamic State relies increasingly on Iran and its proxies,
and that has created an uncomfortable de facto alliance with
an Iranian military mastermind with American blood on his hands.Maj.
Gen. Qassim Suleimani, the head of Iran's Quds Force, the foreign
arm of the Iran Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), has been pictured
on the frontlines for the past couple of months. Most recently
he has been seen in Tikrit, the hometown of Saddam Hussein now
controlled by the Islamic State (also known as ISIS or ISIL),
which is under siege by Iran-backed militias. US assistance is
nowhere to be found.
- "There's just no way that the US military can actively
support an offensive led by Suleimani," Christopher Harmer,
a former aviator in the United States Navy in the Persian Gulf
who is now an analyst with the Institute for the Study of War,
told Helene Cooper of The New York Times. "He's a more stately
version of Osama bin Laden."
Nevertheless, the US military sees Iranian involvement as "a
positive thing" as long as Shia-Sunni tensions don't
get out of hand.
- "This is the most overt conduct of Iranian support,
in the form of artillery and other things," Gen. Martin
E. Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told the
Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday. "Frankly, it
will only be a problem if it results in sectarianism." Continued:
- RESIST THE PRESSURE
- March 13, 2015 - Dore Gold - There are increasing indications
that Western powers will seek to renew Israeli-Palestinian negotiations
right after the Israeli elections. A Haaretz diplomatic correspondent
reported on March 6 that senior White House officials had told
him that a new initiative was under consideration. EU foreign
affairs chief Federica Mogherini is also expected to appoint
an envoy to deal with the renewal of negotiations.
- At the end of December 2014, the UN Security Council rejected
a draft resolution that demanded a 12-month deadline for completing
negotiations. The future borders between Israel and a new Palestinian
state, according to the proposal, were to be based on the 1967
borders with limited land swaps.
- The new resolution, if adopted, could be argued by some as
superseding UN Security Council Resolution 242 from November
1967, which never required Israel to withdraw from all the territories
it captured in the Six-Day War. Instead, it called for secure
and recognized boundaries instead. In the years that followed,
American presidents further clarified the meaning of Resolution
242 by explicitly stating that it did not require full withdrawal.
Though the Palestinians initially failed to replace 242, they
are expected to renew their efforts to drum up UN support for
their draft resolution, now that new members have joined the
Security Council in 2015.
- Why should Israel be concerned about all these initiatives?
After all, according to those who were involved in the last round
of talks, it was Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas
who rejected US Secretary of State John Kerrys framework
agreement in March 2014 during a meeting with US President Barack
Obama in the Oval Office. The pressure should be on the Palestinian
side. But unfortunately, since 2009, a pattern has emerged. At
that time, Abbas wanted negotiations with Israel to pick up where
they left off with former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert,
who offered unprecedented concessions before he resigned. There
was no signed agreement between Israel and the Palestinians,
but Abbas wanted to pocket Olmerts proposed concessions
and then demand that Israel go even further.
- Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu refused to accept the Olmert
document. In an effort to persuade Abbas to come to the negotiating
table, the Obama administration came up with a series of gestures
that Israel would offer the Palestinians: a 10-month construction
freeze in the settlements, prisoner releases, and declarations
by the US or the Quartet that were to be based on Palestinian
territorial demands (lately these have been misrepresented as
Israeli positions for political purposes). http://www.algemeiner.com/2015/03/13/resist-the-pressure/
- PRESIDENT OBAMA, PLEASE LISTEN TO SAUDI ARABIA
- March 13, 2015 - Yoram Ettinger - Contrary to US President
Barack Obamas policy, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Egypt are
convinced, just as Israel is, that the transformation of Iran
from a rogue regime to a law-abiding one should constitute a
prerequisite to - not an outcome of - an agreement with Iran.
Otherwise, an agreement would pave the way, rather than block
it, for Iran to become a rogue nuclear power.
- Unlike Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry, and just
like Israel, Saudi Arabia is not preoccupied with the technical
and procedural aspects of the agreement, but with the regional
and global rogue, expansionist, subversive, terrorist, non-compliant,
anti-American (Death to America Day) track record
of the ayatollahs since 1979, their gradual occupation and domination
of Iraq, Syria, Lebanon and Yemen, their cooperation with North
Korea and Venezuela, and their sponsorship of Islamic terrorism
via al-Qaida, Hezbollah, Islamic Jihad, Hamas, the Muslim Brotherhood,
and other Islamic terrorist organizations operating throughout
the world, including on the US mainland.
- Saudi Arabia focuses on the compounded threat to regional
and global sanity that would be caused by a nuclear Iran. Just
like Israel - and contrary to the White House policy of detente
with Iran - Saudi Arabia and the pro-US Arab countries are convinced
that the lawless track record of the ayatollahs does not lend
itself to effective supervision (as attested by the failed supervision
of North Korea and Pakistan), that a bad deal is dramatically
worse than no deal, and that a nuclear Iran must be prevented
at any cost and not just contained. They are convinced that clipping
the wings of the ayatollahs constitutes a precondition to a regime
change in Iran, halting the tide of global Islamic terrorism
and sparing the globe the pain of a nuclear world war.
- On the other hand, legitimizing and strengthening the ayatollahs
precludes a regime change, intensifying the egregious, systematic
abuse of civil liberties, including the expanding phenomenon
of public executions. According to the editor-in-chief of the
leading Saudi daily Asharq Al-Awsat, which reflects the worldview
of the house of Saud, The Iranian regime has every reason
to be dancing on the rooftops (March 9). He asserts that
an agreement with Iran would effectively reward the ayatollahs
for terrorizing the Gulf region and the Middle East at large,
while wreaking havoc in Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Yemen and Bahrain.
- THE NEXT MIDDLE EAST WAR IS NOW INEVITABLE
- Jerusalem Court Ruled That Jews Can Pray On The Temple Mount
- A Red Flag To Any Muslim
- NEWS BRIEF: "Jerusalem Court Rules: Jews Can Pray on
Temple Mount", Israel Today, 3/15/2015
- "The Jerusalem Magistrates Court reaffirmed earlier
this month that it is legal for Jews (and, therefore, Christians)
to pray atop the Temple Mount, despite violent Muslim opposition
... Israels Supreme Court had previously ruled that Jews
do in fact have the right to pray in any and every place, as
do adherents of all faiths, but that police could take measures
to avoid violent Muslim backlashes atop the Temple Mount. The
Jerusalem court determined that the police had gone too far in
its handling of Glick and other activists, and had crossed the
line by impinging on Jews basic human rights."
- Indeed, over the past 40 years, Israeli police has routinely
bent over backwards to keep the Muslims happy. They would always
allow Muslims to pray at the Temple Mount, but would forcefully
prevent the Jew from praying there -- even though the Bible gave
the Temple Mount to the Jews FOREVER!
- When any Jew approaches the Temple Mount, the word spreads
amongst the Arab crowd and a riot threatens to break out. Now
that the police must guarantee any Jew who wants to pray there,
Muslims are likely to riot and keep rioting until Israeli authorities
relent and keep the Jews away. Islamic riots can spread so quickly
and so powerfully that Israel may find itself trying to fend
off all-out war -- at least a war that starts internally.
- Did you know that the Islamic War Plan envisions that the
final war against Israel will begin with an internal uprising?
Listen to this House of Representatives' article of 1996, as
they speak to the Arab plan to finally destroy Israel.
- "Within Israel and on its borders, Arafat's 'Palestinians'
will cause planned havoc. Recall how Arafat's 'Palestinians'
living in Kuwait, acting on orders as a fifth column, collaborated
with Saddam Hussein's army to capture Kuwait. Recall how the
Palestinian Arabs joined in the pillage and rape, side by side
with Iraqis soldiers ... In this coming war, Arafat's Palestinian
Arab Police, in coordination with Hamas, will begin blowing up
key targets, road junctions, preventing mobilization of Israel's
civilian reserve soldiers from reaching their units at the front.
In Judea and Samaria, roads will be mined and Israeli access
blocked by shoulder-fired anti-tank missiles ..." (The U.S.
House of Representatives' Task Force On Terrorism And Unconventional
Warfare, it is entitled, 'Approaching the New Cycle of Arab-Israeli
Fighting' , reported in NEWS1056)
- But, God will deliver Israel. Remember, God is the greatest,
most powerful Zionist in the world. Listen to Scripture:
- ""But Judah shall remain and be inhabited forever,
and Jerusalem from generation to generation ... for the Lord
dwells in Zion." [Joel 3:20-21)
- Did you catch this pertinent revelation? "for the Lord
dwells in Zion." People who hate the Jews and are trying
to annihilate them on the basis of Anti-Zionist feelings should
understand that God is the biggest Zionist in the world today,
and shall be for eternity.
- God says it again: "Sing praises to the Lord, which
dwelleth in Zion..." (Psalm 9:11)
- God says it again: "Yet have I set my king upon my holy
hill of Zion." (Psalm 2:6)
- God reiterates His love for Zion: "For God will save
Zion" (Psalm 63:35)
- "But chose the tribe of Judah, the mount Zion which
he loved." (Psalm 78:68)
- "The Lord loveth the gates of Zion more than all the
dwellings of Jacob." (Psalm 87:2)
- "Thou shalt arise, and have mercy upon Zion: for the
time to favour her, yea, the set time, is come." (Psalm
- We shall end our discussion about how much God loves Zion
with these quotes:
- "When the Lord shall build up Zion, he shall appear
in his glory." (Psalm 102:16) This verse is most significant
because it reveals that Messiah Jesus shall return the second
time once God builds up Zion!
- "Let them all be confounded and turned back that hate
Zion." (Psalm 129:5)
- The prophecies of Zion -- which includes the Temple Mount
-- will be fulfilled to the letter. Listen:
- "And I will shew wonders in the heavens and in the earth,
blood, and fire, and pillars of smoke. The sun shall be turned
into darkness, and the moon into blood, before the great and
terrible day of the Lord come. And it shall come to pass, that
whosoever shall call on the name of the Lord shall be delivered:
for in mount Zion and in Jerusalem shall be deliverance, as the
Lord hath said, and in the remnant whom the Lord shall call."
- Please notice the pertinent portion of this promise: "in
mount Zion and in Jerusalem shall be deliverance"!
- Finally, God has protected Israel / Zion in another, most
unusual, way. He has caused Global Freemasonry to weave her Luciferic
religion in such a manner as to place great significance on the
Temple Mount / Zion. We cover this in NEWS1643, entitled, "FERVENT
MASONIC DESIRE TO REBUILD SOLOMON'S TEMPLE IS THE DRIVING FORCE
BEHIND THE EVENTS OF THE MID-EAST TODAY".
- Listen to how serious Freemasonry considers the rebuilding
of Solomon's Temple.
- "Of all the objects which constitute the Masonic science
of symbolism, the most important, the most cherished, by the
Mason, and by far the most significant, is the Temple of Jerusalem.
The spiritualizing of the Temple is the first, the most prominent
and the most pervading, of all symbols of Freemasonry ... Take
from Freemasonry its dependence on the Temple; leave out of its
ritual all references to that sacred edifice, and to the legends
and traditions connected with it, and the system itself would
at once decay and die ... " ["Encyclopaedia of Freemasonry",
by Albert Mackey, MD, 33º and Charles T. McClenachan, 33º,
Revised Edition, by Edward L. Hawkins, 30º and William J.
Hughan, 32º, Volume II, M-Z, published by The Masonic History
Company, Chicago, New York, London, 1873, A.G. Mackey, 1927,
by the Masonic History Company.]
- Let us repeat the critical understanding that the noted 33º
Masonic author, Albert Mackey, has just given us:
- "Take from Freemasonry its dependence on the Temple;
leave out of its ritual all references to that sacred edifice,
and to the legends and traditions connected with it, and the
system itself would at once decay and die ... "
- Does Islamic leadership know that, when their armies attack
Israel, all of Western Illuminati will be standing in the backgroudn
to ensure that Israel will not perish? If Israel were to perish,
Masonic plans to bring their Masonic Christ (Antichrist) to Jerusalem
where he will rebuild Solomon's Temple on the Temple Mount would
- All the armies, the air forces, the navies and the cutting
edge weaponry of the West stand invisibly behind Israel.
- The Arabs, therefore, will be fighting against God and Lucifer's
minions called Illuminati!
- JERUSALEM COURT: JEWS CAN PRAY ON TEMPLE MOUNT
- Israel Today Staff Sunday, March 15, 2015 | The Jerusalem
Magistrates Court reaffirmed earlier this month that it
is legal for Jews (and, therefore, Christians) to pray atop the
Temple Mount, despite violent Muslim opposition.
- That legal clarification came as part of a decision in the
case of activist Yehudah Glick, who sued the Israel Police for
banning him from the Temple Mount for a period of two years after
he was filmed quietly uttering prayers while visiting the holy
site in 2011. Glick, who survived a recent assassination attempt
by a Muslim terrorist, charged the police with failing to uphold
Israels laws regarding freedom of religious expression.
Israels Supreme Court had previously ruled that Jews do
in fact have the right to pray in any and every place, as do
adherents of all faiths, but that police could take measures
to avoid violent Muslim backlashes atop the Temple Mount.
- The Jerusalem court determined that the police had gone too
far in its handling of Glick and other activists, and had crossed
the line by impinging on Jews basic human rights. Glick
was awarded nearly USD $150,000 in damages. His lawyer further
told The Jerusalem Post that the ruling meant that starting
from today, all Jews are allowed to pray on the Temple Mount.
There is no longer any crime in prayer itself.
- Still, many remained skeptical that non-Muslims would now
be permitted to openly pray and worship atop the Temple Mount,
especially after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu last year
assured the Muslim world that Israel would maintain the status
quo there. In the upcoming April issue of Israel Today Magazine,
we spoke with Glick regarding the attempt on his life and his
continued commitment to bringing Jewish prayer and worship back
to the Temple courts. http://www.israeltoday.co.il/NewsItem/tabid/178/nid/26240/Default.aspx
- OBAMA PLANNING DRASTIC SHAKE-UP IN POLICY TOWARD ISRAEL
- 19 Mar 2015 By Melanie Batley - The historic victory for
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu this week in a campaign
defined by hard-line policies is prompting the Obama administration
to consider a major shift in its strategy toward Israel. The
White House on Wednesday suggested it could reverse its decades-old
policy of using its veto in the United Nations Security Council
to protect Israel. It could refuse to veto resolutions related
to the Palestinians or introduce a measure of its own, The Wall
Street Journal reported.
- The U.S. could also lend its support to a two-state solution
based on Israel's 1967 borders, a senior White House official
told The New York Times. "We're currently evaluating our
approach," State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said,
according to the Journal. "We're not going to prejudge what
we would do if there was a U.N. action."
- The official speaking to the Times said: "The premise
of our position internationally has been to support direct negotiations
between Israelis and the Palestinians. We are now in a reality
where the Israeli government no longer supports direct negotiations.
Therefore we clearly have to factor that into our decisions going
- U.S. THREATENS SANCTIONS AGAINST ISRAEL, MAKES EXCUSES FOR
- Mar 19, 2015 By DANIEL HALPER - The U.S. government
might impose sanctions on Israel or allow its greatest ally in
the Middle East to be tried in the International Criminal Court,
according to Politico. Michael Crowley reports:
- Obama officials must now decide whether more international
pressure on Israel can help bring a conservative Netanyahu-led
government back to the negotiating table with the Palestinians
or whether such pressure would simply provoke a defiant
reaction, as some fear.
- Obama has other diplomatic options. He could expend less
political capital to oppose growing momentum within the European
Union to impose sanctions on Israel for its settlement activity.
More provocative to Israel would be any softening of Obamas
opposition to Palestinian efforts to join the International Criminal
Court, which the Palestinian Authority will formally join on
April 1. Under a law passed by Congress, any Palestinian bid
to bring war crimes charges against Israel at the court will
automatically sever Americas $400 million in annual aid
to the Palestinian Authority, although some experts suggested
Obama could find indirect ways to continue some funding
even if only to prevent a dangerous collapse of the Palestinian
governing body. Meanwhile, in other news, the U.S. government
is making excuses for Iran's testing of its nuclear program.
- When nuclear monitors said Iran had started testing a single
advanced centrifuge last year, some U.S. politicians and analysts
jumped on the report as proof the Islamic Republic cant
- NETANYAHU REMARKS ON PALESTINIAN STATE 'ELECTIONEERING':
- Cairo (AFP) - The Arab League chief dismissed Wednesday as
electioneering Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's vow
to rule out a Palestinian state if reelected, saying there would
be global pressure for a peace deal.
- Netanyahu, whose Likud party won 30 seats in the 120-member
parliament in Tuesday's vote, had pledged to expand settlements
in the occupied West Bank and block creation of a Palestinian
state if reelected.
- The president will now decide which party leader to tap to
form the next government, and Netanyahu looks best placed to
- Arab League chief Nabi Arabi put the premier's statements
down to "electioneering."
- Netanyahu's statements would "not be the policies of
the future Israeli government," said the secretary general
of the 22-nation bloc in an interview with AFP, adding: "we
will have to wait and see." "I believe personally that
he made that statement about... no two states to gain the votes
of the extremists, particularly those Russian immigrants who
went to Israel in the last 10, 15 years," Arabi said. Netanyahu,
when asked by an Israeli interviewer if he would not allow the
creation of a Palestinian state, had responded: "Indeed."
- But Arabi said he expected stalled peace talks between Israel
and the Palestinian Authority, which broke down last year amid
mutual recriminations, to resume after the next Israeli government
is formed. "I think there will be enough pressure on any
Israeli government that the situation as it is cannot continue;
Israel is going to be a pariah," he said.
- On Wednesday, Israeli deputy foreign minister Tzahi Hanegbi
said that, if the Palestinian leadership "changed course,"
Likud would be willing to negotiate.
- AP ANALYSIS: ISRAEL LIKELY HEADED TOWARD CONFLICT, ISOLATION
- Associated Press By DAN PERRY - 3.18.2015 - JERUSALEM (AP)
Benjamin Netanyahu's apparent reelection puts Israel on
a course toward ever deeper confrontation with the world. To
govern, his Likud Party would need to depend on ultranationalists
a recipe for neither stability nor bold moves toward Mideast
- A period of some horsetrading looms. With Likud as well as
rightist and religious allies, Netanyahu still only commands
57 out of 120 parliament seats. He must woo Moshe Kahlon, a relative
newcomer to the big leagues of Israeli politics. Breaking away
from Netanyahu's nationalist Likud two years ago after a falling
out with the premier, he adopted a vaguely centrist platform
and flirted with Isaac Herzog's more moderate Zionist Union.
If he is non-aligned as he claims, then he holds the balance
of power between Israel's traditional right and left blocs, each
with just under half of parliament.
- It is widely thought that it would be too awkward for the
former Likud figure to crown the opposition unless Herzog's party
enjoyed a cushion of several seats over Likud. Polls had suggested
that would happen, but the actual vote count on Wednesday showed
the opposite: Likud was ahead by 30-24 seats. If Kahlon does
go with Netanyahu, it would give the hard-liner a fourth term
that, if completed, would make him Israel's longest-serving leader,
on par with the nation's founder David Ben Gurion. http://news.yahoo.com/ap-analysis-advantage-netanyahu-close-race-230332505.html
ABBAS TO WORK WITH ANY ISRAEL GOV'T ACCEPTING 2-STATE SOLUTION
- 3.18.2015 Ramallah (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) - Palestinian
president Mahmud Abbas will work with any Israeli government
that accepts the principle of a two-state solution, his spokesman
said after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu won a shock reelection
victory. "It doesn't matter to us who the next prime minister
of Israel is, what we expect from this government is to recognise
the two-state solution," Nabil Abu Rudeina said in a statement.
- "On this basis, we will continue to cooperate with any
Israeli government that is committed to international resolutions,"
he said, adding that without such a commitment, any future peace
negotiations would have "no chance".
- On Monday, just hours before election campaigning formally
closed, Netanyahu ruled out the establishment of a Palestinian
state if reelected, effectively reneging on his 2009 endorsement
of a two-state solution.
- He also pledged to build thousands of homes for Jewish settlers
in annexed Arab east Jerusalem to prevent any territorial concessions
that would lead to the establishment there of a Palestinian capital.
- Speaking to public radio on Wednesday, Netanyahu confidant
Tzahi HaNegbi said that if the Palestinian Authority "changed
its attitude" it would find "Likud's hand held out
to resume dialogue".
- He also denied that Netanyahu had ruled out the creation
of a Palestinian state.
- U.S. WANTS ASSAD OUT, GERMANY SAYS TALKS WITH HIM MAY BE
- Reuters - By Nick Tattersall and Stephen Brown - 3.18.2015
- ISTANBUL/BERLIN (Reuters) - The United States still wants a
negotiated political settlement in Syria that excludes President
Bashar al-Assad, according to a senior U.S. envoy, but Washington's
close ally Germany said talks with the Damascus government might
still be necessary.
- As German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier hosted
talks of the coalition against Islamic State on Wednesday which
included the U.S. special envoy John Allen, the pair appeared
to contradict each other on how to handle Assad's government.
- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry raised concerns among
Middle East allies who want Assad removed when he said on Sunday
that the United States would have to negotiate with the Syrian
president, who has been fighting Islamist and other rebels since
2011. The U.S. State Department that Kerry heads later maintained
that he had not specifically referred to the Syrian leader, and
that Washington would never bargain with him.
- On Wednesday, Allen said Assad had no legitimacy as a ruler.
- "General Allen reiterated that the United States position
on Assad has not changed," the U.S. Embassy in Ankara said
in a statement late on Tuesday after Allen held talks there.
"The United States believes that he has lost all legitimacy
to govern, that conditions in Syria under his rule have led to
the rise of ISIL (Islamic State) and other terrorist groups,
and that we continue to seek a negotiated political? outcome
to the Syrian conflict that does not in the end include Assad."
But Steinmeier was quoted in German newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung
on Wednesday as saying: "The only way to an end to the violence
is via negotiations for a political solution, even if that makes
talks with the Assad regime necessary."
- Kerry's comments at the weekend drew condemnation in Turkey,
one of Assad's most strident opponents, with Prime Minister Ahmet
Davutoglu saying negotiating with the Syrian leader would be
like shaking hands with Adolf Hitler.
- NEW NETANYAHU GOV'T STRESSES DESIRE FOR PEACE WITH PALESTINIANS
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's coalition stressed its desire
Wednesday to achieve peace with the Palestinians and other Arab
states as he prepared to present his new government.
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