Israel Updates June 13, 2017

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Israel Celebrates 50 Years of the Reunification of Jerusalem

Israel Updates

June 13, 2017

Israeli Knesset welcomes the First Jerusalem Prayer Breakfast – More than 550 delegates from 56 countries were in attendance, among whom were politicians, pastors and leaders, together with business people from all walks of life. The two-day event is taking place in Jerusalem and was Inspired by the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington DC. The invitation stated that the Bible’s call to pray for the peace of Jerusalem: ‘they shall prosper that love thee’ (Ps. 122:6) is the cornerstone of this gathering, which carries the purpose of building bridges of blessing between Christians and Jewish leaders around the world.   by: Annabel Foery

IDF Tests Missile Amidst Regional Tensions – As part of ongoing efforts to demonstrate to potential enemies that attacking the Jewish State would be futile, the Defense Ministry carried out a successful test of a new rocket propulsion system in Central Israel which foreign intelligence sources believe is long-range and capable of carrying a nuclear payload. The test was observed by thousands of ordinary citizens.

Government Approves New Projects in Eastern Jerusalem – The government approved two bills to spend $40 million on upgrading waste and sewage infrastructure in the eastern Jerusalem and another to fund efforts to change the curriculum in eastern Jerusalem schools from a Palestinian to an Israeli one. “The aim is to improve the quality of life and the environment of the residents of Arab neighborhoods of Jerusalem and to strengthen the integration of east Jerusalem residents into Israeli society and economy, thus strengthening the economic and social resilience of the entire capital,” the Education Ministry said.

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu gave an interview with Army Radio in which he said, among other things, “In any peace agreement we [Israel] will have to maintain military control of all the territory west of the Jordan River. This is the truth and I will continue saying this truth.”
Cable car tourism project to the Western Wall approved by government, while in a cabinet meeting held in the western wall tunnels for the 50th. anniversary of Jerusalem’s reunification. The cable car, which will run from the First Station, via the Mount of Olives to the Dung Gate.  The cable car will provide easy, quick and convenient access to the Western Wall. for the approximately 130,000 visitors who converge on the site each week. According to professional estimates, the cable car will begin operating during 2021.
In an unusual move, Israeli policemen arrested 3 Arab guards who joined an attack on Jews, who prostrated on the floor and others who sang Hatikvah, Israel’s national anthem, during a visit to the Temple Mount in Jerusalem on Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day).
Prime Minister Netanyahu Declared: – “We will not go back to a situation in which we can look at the Western Wall, but cannot approach it. To you, the members of the Knesset, the citizens of Israel, and to the entire world, I want to make it clear: The Temple Mount and the Western Wall will stay under Israeli sovereignty forever.”
“Jews have no historical ties to Jerusalem” Says the United Nations. But new findings were presented on Jerusalem Day at the City of David. The archaeologists found arrowheads and stone ballista balls on the main street that ascended from the city’s gates and the Pool of Siloam to the Temple. These finds tell the story of the last battle between the Roman legions and the Jewish rebels, who barricaded themselves in the city. The battle resulted in the destruction of Jerusalem in the summer of 70 CE.
President Trump becomes first sitting President to visit Western Wall  by:Arutz Sheva 5/22/17 – US President Donald Trump visited the Western Wall shortly after arriving in Israel. He wore a black kippah during his visit to The Wall. The President prayed at the site and placed a handwritten note between the 2,000 yr old Herodian stones. Trump’s wife Melania & his Jewish daughter, Ivanka, prayed at the women’s section of the Western Wall Plaza.

Palestinian Authority leader, Abbas, lies to President Trump – by: Palestinian Media Watch 

A month of PA terror glorification exposes Abbas’ great lie to Trump. Abbas told Trump he fights terror and its ‘hateful ideology’.  Abbas hid from Trump that his PA and Fatah had just honored 44 terrorists involved in the murders of 440 Jews.  Honored by PA and Fatah in one month: 14 Suicide bombers and other murderers, 16 Bomb builders and terror attack planners14 Terrorists involved in terror attacks.

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