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Christians Observe Good Friday: Crushed for Our Iniquities

Christians all over the world today are observing Good Friday. It is the anniversary of the death of Jesus of Nazareth, whom Christians believe died in place of sinners to pay the price to satisfy the justice of a holy God for all their sins, if that person would turn to God in faith and repentance, trusting in Jesus Christ’s sacrifice on their behalf, and believing in his Easter resurrection from the dead.

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U.S. Shutters Consulate in Jerusalem as Embassy Fills Role

JERUSALEM – In a move that angered Palestinians, the U.S. officially closed its consulate in Jerusalem on Monday, merging consular activities with the main embassy which was relocated to the capital in May. 

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Israel Braces for Temple Mount Muslim Riots

Security forces were gearing up Friday morning for anticipated violence ahead of Friday prayers at Jerusalem’s Temple Mount as police announced 60 people were arrested overnight on suspicion of planning violence.

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Watchdog: UN to Release Record Number of Anti-Israel Reports Next Month

TEL AVIV – The United Nations Humans Rights Council is set to launch an unprecedented assault on Israel next month, including releasing a series of reports singling it out for alleged war crimes and human rights violations, and a “thinly-veiled” call for a boycott the Jewish state, watchdog group UN Watch said. 

US scraps UN meeting on North Korea human rights

Sweden Rules Out Moving Israel Embassy To Jerusalem

The Swedish government has totally ruled out moving its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem following a request by the Liberal Party with Foreign Minister Margot Wallström saying a move would contradict European Union convention.

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IDF to Demolish Home of Palestinian Behind Israeli Teenager’s Murder

TEL AVIV – The IDF on Sunday began preparations for the demolition of the home of a Palestinian man who confessed to brutally murdering a 19-year-old Israeli woman in Jerusalem last week, suggesting that security forces believe that the murder constituted an act of terror. 

The August 16, 2017 demolition of the family home of 19-year-old Omar al-Abed, the terrorist behind the deadly terror attack in the settlement of Halamish on July 21, 2017, in the northern West Bank village of Kobar. (IDF Spokesperson's Office)

House Democrats Vote to Keep ‘So Help You God’ in Oath

According to Jason Calvi, EWTN’s Capitol Hill correspondent, Arizona Democrat Rep. Raúl Grijalva, who chairs the committee, said the draft that would have eliminated the phrase and reference to God was “a mistake.”

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