Just when you thought Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi couldn’t dig his hole any deeper . . . he recently went on record to clarify that he is not, in fact, an anti-Semite after taking heat for a recent interview in which he called Israelis “descendants of apes and pigs.” In fact, Morsi said, he’s not an anti-Semite at all — it’s just that pesky Jewish-controlled media that makes him look like one.
Morsi, a member of the Islamist Muslim Brotherhood, came under fire recently after video surfaced of him calling Jews and Zionists “bloodsuckers” and “the descendants of apes and pigs.”
The senators’ meeting with Morsi was partially intended to receive clarification on his earlier comments.
At first, the Egyptian president defended himself by saying he did not harbor negative feelings about Judaism or Jewish people.
He then launched a diatribe about Israeli policies against…
Zahava is one of twelve teenage girls currently waiting to move into the renovated home at Carmiel Children’s Village. When Zahava came into this world seventeen years ago, her parents were counselors at the Carmiel Children’s Village. Ironically, Zahava is now living in the village on her own, under much different, and unfortunate, circumstances.
Zahava’s father became ill when she was still very young. His inability to work or provide for his family caused tremendous tension, and eventually led to the breakup of her parents. After her parents divorced, Zahava lived with her mother and her three older brothers. Her mother was forced to work both day and night to provide the barest necessities for her kids, and her absence from the home caused her children’s lives to spin out of control.
Zahava’s older brothers turned to drugs and violence and were seldom…2032
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In light of rising anti-Semitism around the world, let us pray that those who hate will learn to love. Let us also pray that we, Christians and Jewish working together, will set an example of compassion and caring for all to follow by supporting the needy in Israel and in Jewish communities around the world.
- Pray for the safety and protection of Jewish communities in Europe and across the world that are suffering from the resurgence of harsh anti-Semitism. Pray for an end to anti-Semitic violence, intimidation, vandalism, and hate-motivated crimes. “For he will command his angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways…” (Psalm 91:11).
- Pray that Israel’s neighbors will stop their blind hatred and accept Israel’s existence as a Jewish and democratic state. “In your unfailing love, silence my enemies…” (Psalm 143:12).
- Pray that, with God’s help, 4Zion will be able to provide for emergency needs during this cold winter. “Feed the…
We’ve heard Leonard Cohen’s moving song “Hallelujah” sung time and time again by various musicians, but we guarantee you have never heard it sung like this before. Eleven-year-old Shalev Menashe sings “Hallelujah” in Hebrew on an Israeli talent show. Be prepared to get goose bumps!