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Saturday, October 23, 2010
"Newspaper De Pers: Judge Schalken of the Amsterdam court tried to influence expert witness Hans Jansen during a dinner. Mafiapractice."
--Geert Wilders @Twitter
Newspaper De Pers today ran a story (NL) about expert witness Hans Jansen. It's about a blog posting by Hans Jansen, who is a regular contributor of the Dutch group blog named Hoeiboei (NL). In yesterdays blog post Jansen wrote about a dinner (NL) for which he was invited only three days before his expert witness testimony in the trial against Geert Wilders (translation of this blog post by Hans Jansen here: Judge Schalken).
Hans Jansen was invited to the dinner by a 50 year old friend, Bertus Hendriks (NL), the friend however is also a leftwing activist for the Palestinan cause. Unknown to Hans Jansen were the other invited guests. It turned out several were judges and prosecutors, one of them was Tom Schalken. Of course Tom Schalken is not just a judge, he is one of the three judges who ordered the trial against Geert Wilders. During the dinner the judge repeatedly steered the conversation with Jansen to the Wilders trial. The judge clearly wanted to talk about it with Hans Jansen and influence his opinions about the trial. But Hans Jansen writes, he was not very impressed by his obviously fake friendly way of convincing him.
Read the whole story on: Klein verzet
Friday, October 22, 2010
Seven thousand cubic meters of concrete were poured this week to form the base of the world's largest emergency underground hospital. For 36 hours running, shifts of 70 workers and 80 cement mixers worked to lay the foundation of the emergency facility, which is designed to withstand conventional, chemical , and biological attacks.
Addressing a youth delegation of her Christian Democratic Union Party, Merkel observed that in light of the widespread failure of immigrants, particularly Muslims, to integrate – whether by learning the German language or by adopting German cultural and legal norms – the country could have no illusions about the success of its so-called multikulti policies in assimilating immigrants.
“We kidded ourselves a while, we said: ‘They won’t stay, sometime they will be gone’, but this isn’t reality. And of course, the approach [to build] a multicultural [society] and to live side-by-side and to enjoy each other… has failed, utterly failed.”Merkel added that the only solution was for immigrants to learn the language and to integrate into the dominant German culture.
Read the rest of the article on: FrontPageMagazine.com
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October 22, 2010
1. Report: Palestinians Plan to See UN Resolution US Won't Veto2. Abbas Tells Israel Television He's Willing to Renounce Future Claims3. German Mediator Back in Gaza4. Europe Shuns Iranian Planes5. Mashaal: Hamas Willing to Accept Peace Deal with Israel6. Israel Remembers Slain Leader Rabin7. Israel Physicist Wins US Science Medal8. A Revolution in Skin Cancer Detection9. Dead Sea Scrolls to Be Digitalized
1. Report: Palestinians Plan to See UN Resolution US Won't VetoAn Israeli daily is reporting that Palestinian leadership has decided to seek a UN Security Council resolution condemning Israeli post-1967 communities [such as settlements in the West Bank, or Judea and Samaria] as illegal and calling for evacuation of Jewish Israelis from those areas.
According to the report in Haaretz, the belief is that while the Obama administration would exercise its veto if the resolution called for Palestinian statehood, Washington would be hard-pressed to veto a condemnation of the Jewish communities, against which it is firmly on-record.
In what could be a taste of things to come, a stormy Security Council session on Monday [October 18] was devoted to the issue of Israeli building on lands acquired in the 1967 war. Even the United States offered criticism of Israel at the session.
On Monday, Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu told his political colleagues that he has a number of ways of overcoming the gaps with the Palestinians in mind, but that “if the Palestinians want to find problems, we won’t advance.”
(Excerpts of an article by The Media Line, October 19, 2010)
Pray that the nations of the world would recognize the inappropriateness of such a resolution. Pray that it would not be passed and that the United States would, in fact, stand with Israel and veto such a measure.
“Arise, O Lord, do not let man prevail; let the nations be judged in Your sight” (Psalm 9:19).
2. Abbas Tells Israel Television He's Willing to Renounce Future ClaimsPalestinian Authority head Mahmoud Abbas told an Israeli television station on Sunday [October 17] that he is willing to renounce future claims on Israel after a Palestinian state has been established. The pronouncement relates significantly to Israeli concerns that the Palestinians want refugees who left what became Israel in 1948 to reclaim properties vacated at that time as part of a “right of return.” The Israelis argue that the proper address for such returnees is the new Palestinian state.
The statement by Abbas is being seen by some as an indication that what has been a red-line issue in negotiations is “solvable.” Abbas refused to accede to Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s demand to acknowledge the Jewish nature of the state of Israel. He told Channel 1, “We recognize the state of Israel, and it is already a Jewish state.”
(By The Media Line, October 18, 2010)
Pray that the Palestinians will act with integrity in all negotiations, holding true to their word in cases such as this one.
“You shall destroy those who speak falsehood; the Lord abhors the bloodthirsty and deceitful man” (Psalm 5:6).
3. German Mediator Back in GazaGerman mediator Gerhard Conrad, who is the acting liaison between Hamas and Israel in the negotiations meant to secure the safe release of kidnapped Israel Defense Forces (IDF) soldier Gilad Shalit, visited Gaza on Sunday [October 17], a Kuwaiti news agency reported Tuesday [October 19]. The report came on the heels of a recent statement made by Hamas strongman Mahmoud al-Zahar, saying that the Islamist group was ready to resume prisoner exchange negotiations.
According to the report, Conrad held a lengthy meeting with Hamas officials heading the Shalit negotiations and then crossed back to Israel via Erez crossing [on the northeast border of the Gaza Strip]. The Kuwaiti news agency said Hamas refused to comment on the matter. Hamas sources refused to confirm the report, telling Ynet they had no knowledge of Conrad's visit.
Sunday saw Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu confirm that talks with Hamas have been renewed, and according to a Tuesday report in Saudi newspaper al-Madina, he is no longer ruling out the possibility of releasing former Fatah Secretary-General Marwan Barghouti from Israeli prison, in exchange for the captive soldier. Al-Madina claimed Netanyahu asked Conrad to relay a message to that effect to Hamas.
Jerusalem-based al-Manar newspaper reported Monday [October 18] that Conrad was "optimistic" about the talks and planned to continue his efforts to the end of 2010, as he received "encouraging signs from Hamas" during his previous visit to the region.
(By Ali Waked, Ynetnews, October 19, 2010)
Pray that these negotiations will finally be successful. Pray that Gilad Shalit will be released soon, in good physical and mental health. Pray that Israel not be forced to compromise security in order to secure his release.
“Consider and hear me, O Lord my God; enlighten my eyes, lest I sleep the sleep of death; lest my enemy say, ‘I have prevailed against him’; lest those who trouble me rejoice when I am moved. But I have trusted in Your mercy; my heart shall rejoice in Your salvation” (Psalm 13:3-5).
4. Europe Shuns Iranian PlanesIranian airplanes are no longer allowed to refuel in the majority of European airports and those still open to them are due to close their gates to Iran next month. An agreement signed between the US and Europe's four largest oil companies increases Iran's aviation isolation significantly, the Washington Post reported Monday [October 18].
The four companies, the Dutch and British Shell, French Total, Italian ENI and Norwegian Statoil, all agreed to stop investing in Iran and to avoid any new involvement with Tehran. The annulment of contracts with Iran forces Iranian aircraft to refuel only on German and Austrian soil, where Total and the Austrian company OMV will provide fuel until the end of their contract next month.
Iranian planes were blacklisted by the European Union back in July. Then it was said that the reason for the decisive move was safety issues with Iranian airplanes. The EU has stated that two-thirds of planes belonging to IranAir, the national airline of the Islamic Republic of Iran, will not be allowed to enter Europe. The plane models that will not be allowed in are: Boeing-727, Boeing-747 and the Airbus-320. Similar restrictions have been imposed on Mahan Air airlines.
US Deputy Secretary of State James Steinberg, who heads the American delegation for strategic dialogue, has stated that the objective is to get companies to stop doing business with Iran. The delegation is meeting in Washington Monday [October 18] with the Israeli delegation, headed by Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon.
Ayalon arrived in Washington after visiting Beijing, where he met with his Chinese counterpart and requested that China boost its sanctions and join the 32 countries, including South Korea and Japan, that have imposed sanctions on Iran.
(By Yitzhak Benhorin, Ynetnews, October 18, 2010)
Pray that the effort of the US and Israel be successful in uniting the world in imposing sanctions on Iran. Pray that such sanctions will be successful in discouraging the Iranian regime from continuing its nuclear program.
“Deliver me, O Lord, from evil men. Preserve me from violent men, who plan evil things in their hearts and continually gather together for war” (Psalm 140:1-2).
5. Mashaal: Hamas Willing to Accept Peace Deal with IsraelHamas Politburo Chief Khaled Mashaal says his group is willing to accept any peace agreement achieved between Israel and the Palestinian Authority [PA], as long as it enjoys a Palestinian consensus, Ynet learned Wednesday [October 20]. In an interview with Newsweek Magazine, Mashaal predicted that the inception of a Palestinian state was not something that could happen in the foreseeable future and urged Washington to "hear from us directly.” Hamas, he said, already talks to Washington via unofficial channels, including former president Jimmy Carter.
Neither Israel nor the PA want to see Hamas become an active participant in the peace talks, but according to Mashaal, trying to circumvent Hamas completely always proves to be a mistake, since "Hamas is a key player." When asked by the magazine what role he would like to play in the future Palestinian state, Mashaal said he was not sure whether such a state would be formed during his lifetime.
Mashaal, according to Newsweek, is taking a more moderate tone: "There is a position and program that all Palestinians share: to accept a Palestinian state on the 1967 borders with Jerusalem as the capital with the right of return [which would potentially flood Israel with Palestinian refugees]. And this state would have real sovereignty, on the land and on the borders. And with no settlements.”
Such an agreement would fall short of the drastic goals set by Hamas’ charter [which calls for all the land from the Jordan River to the Mediterranean Sea], but Mashaal said his group would accept such an agreement if a majority of Palestinians approved it. “When this program is implemented…we would respect the will of the Palestinian people.”
(By Ali Waked, Ynetnews, October 20, 2010)
Pray that Hamas, as a known terrorist organization, will not participate in, or affect, the outcome of any negotiations regarding a Palestinian state. Pray that the Lord will continue to protect His people and their presence in the Land He has given them.
“I will plant them in their land, and no longer shall they be pulled up from the land I have given them” (Amos 9:15).
6. Israel Remembers Slain Leader RabinIsrael on Wednesday [October 20] marked the Jewish calendar date of the 15th anniversary of the assassination of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin with a state memorial ceremony. The ceremony was attended by the Rabin family and Israeli leaders, including Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Rabin, perhaps best known for his efforts to achieve peace with the Palestinians through the Oslo Accords, was assassinated in 1994 by Jewish extremist Yigal Amir, who was opposed to Rabin’s openness to concessions to the Palestinians. Netanyahu spoke at the ceremony and noted that the pursuit of peace continues, while the nation of Israel is more unified today than it was 15 years ago.
In his speech, which was posted on the Prime Minister’s Office Web site, Netanyahu noted he shares Rabin’s “attitude” that they must continue to try and achieve peace, despite the fact that it has not been reached 15 years since Rabin’ death. Said Netanyahu, “I believe that we should know if a peace agreement is obtainable; and if it is obtainable, we must try.”
Speaking on national unity, Netanyahu said, “Today, we are no longer divided into two opposing camps…We listen to each other more; our positions have grown closer together; the gaps have narrowed.
“One part of the country recognized that it is impossible to exist for long without a political arrangement and without compromise. And the other part today understands that it is not alone in seeking peace; it has learned that Israel does not stand on the verge of an apocalyptic vision; that not everything is in our hands.”
Another area where Netanyahu finds unity is in one of their key demands in the peace process. “Today, the majority of Israel’s citizens better understand, I believe, that even when a peace agreement is achieved, Israel will have to continue to very carefully safeguard its security assets,” said Netanyahu, “because security preserves the peace, and undermining security dissolves it.”
The current Israeli leader also said that Rabin agreed with the importance of Israel being a democratic Jewish State, with “full personal, religious and civil rights” for Jewish and non-Jewish citizens alike.
“This is the fundamental point of view that guided Yitzhak Rabin-a State of Israel that fulfills its Jewish and democratic role, one that lives in peace and security with all its neighbors, first and foremost its Palestinian neighbors-and I believe that this aspiration today unites the vast majority of the nation,” said Netanyahu. “And I believe that, with our combined forces, we will be able to realize it.”
Aside from Rabin’s participation in the peace process with the Palestinians, which won him a share of the Nobel Peace Prize, Rabin also signed the peace accord between Israel and Jordan in 1994.
(By Joshua Spurlock, BFP Israel Mosaic Radio, October 20, 2010)
Pray that Rabin’s vision of a peaceful resolution to the problems existing between Israel and her Arab neighbors could become a reality. Pray that the Lord will protect Israel’s leaders from the kind of violent attack that took Rabin’s life.
“’And I will make you to this people a fortified bronze wall; and they shall not prevail against you; for I am with you to save you and deliver you,’ says the Lord. ‘I will deliver you from the hand of the wicked, and I will redeem you from the grip of the terrible’” (Jeremiah 15:20-21).
7. Israel Physicist Wins US Science MedalHaifa, Israel-born Tel Aviv University (TAU) Prof. (emeritus) Yakir Aharonov is one of only ten scientists who will receive the US National Medal of Science at the White House from President Barack Obama in a few weeks, for his outstanding contributions in the field.
Aharonov (78-years-old), who holds both Israeli and US citizenship, is being honored "for his contributions to the foundations of quantum physics and for drawing out unexpected implications of that field, ranging from the Aharonov-Bohm Effect to the theory of weak measurement."
A graduate of the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Aharonrov discovered the Aharonov-Bohm Effect with the late David Bohm in 1959. The theory involves the action of atomic particles around a magnetic field and is regarded today as one of the cornerstones of modern physics.
Since retiring from TAU, Aharonov has been a professor of theoretical physics and the James J. Farley Professor of Natural Philosophy at Chapman University in California. He is the recipient of the Wolf Prize (Israel's Nobel), the Weizmann Prize in Physics, the Rothschild Prize in Physics, the Israel Prize in exact science and the EMET Prize in exact science. Obama said that "the achievements of the scientists redefined the borders of human knowledge."
(By Israel21c, October 17, 2010)
(Editor’s note: These three final stories are examples of Israel’s incredible contributions to the global community, in this case in science, medicine, and biblical studies, changing the face of the world.) Praise the Lord for the innovative spirit that the Lord has given to the Jewish people and their commitment to “tikun olam” (Jewish belief in their responsibility to help perfect the world).
“Those who come He shall cause to take root in Jacob; Israel shall blossom and bud, and fill the face of the world with fruit” (Isaiah 27:6).
8. A Revolution in Skin Cancer DetectionThe most common form of cancer in the United States, skin cancer, is becoming even more widespread as sunlight exposure increases worldwide. "Early detection is the key to battling the disease. With early detection, almost all forms of skin cancer are curable," says Col. (ret.) Yossi Biderman, CEO of Skin Cancer Scanning (SCS), an Israeli company that has developed a breakthrough technology using fiber-optic cables to scan for potentially malignant moles.
Clinical trials at the Rabin Medical Center in Petah Tikva in central Israel show the system to be 92% effective in detecting certain types of skin cancer at an early stage-a higher rate than that of any apparatus currently available. Now a marketable device called Skinscan 650 is close to being ready, Biderman tells ISRAEL21c. "We assume we will have a working prototype by mid-to-late 2011." The unique technology is based on the observation that cancerous cells proliferate faster than healthy cells, and their accelerated metabolic activity releases energy at a higher frequency.
"The concept is simple to understand," says Biderman. "Every living organism emits energy in the form of heat. This energy comes out in wavelengths-i.e. the light spectrum. Every living organism is built of cells, and the wavelengths emit from these cells [and can then be examined electronically]. Most healthy people have a body temperature of 36-37 degrees centigrade [96.8-98.6 F], and any difference in temperature can be traced to a medical condition. There's nothing new in this.
"Cancer develops in cells, as the result of something afflicting them that causes them to regenerate and split at a faster rate," he elucidates. "This increased metabolic activity releases energy at a higher frequency, generating heat-just as the temperature around your pelvic area rises after eating. We're looking at the symptom. The cause cannot be detected so easily.
"There are two groups of skin cancer: Non-melanoma cancers account for 95% of skin cancers, and are known to be less fatal. Most deaths from skin cancer are caused by melanoma cancers. In both cases, early detection will ensure a high level of survival. If melanoma skin cancer has developed, your chances of coming out of it are about 5%. That is why early detection is so important," he adds. In most developed countries, it is commonplace for a physician to visually examine suspicious moles before referring patients for biopsies that usually prove unnecessary and expensive. SCS's technology could make this practice a thing of the past.
Biderman points to the system's user-friendliness. "The doctor simply places the device next to the nevus [benign skin lesion] he wants to check. A light source projects rays onto the scanned lesion, and the body cells absorb part of the rays and reflect the light back-as do all things. That reflection is collected, then turned from optical into digital data for assessment. Our system knows how to absorb the rays emanating from the body and assess in which range of the spectrum the light's rays are coming out and their behavioral patterns [to look for problem areas]."
Two stages of clinical trials have already proved the system's feasibility. "We compared our results using patients who had been referred for a biopsy after a doctor had eyeballed a lesion," Biderman recounts. "We already knew that cancer cells appear in different ranges of the [light] spectrum, depending on the type of cancer, but in the first set of trials we still didn't know what we were looking at.
"Eventually, we started recognizing certain patterns. We learned to recognize what types of lesions are malignant. Now at least we had a name for every type. We found that each type of lesion has particular behavioral patterns. Every lesion has a different 'signature'-like fingerprints. We learned to diagnose the data using proprietary algorithms and have come to recognize certain [light] pulses as giving information on the type of cancer. At the end of the procedure we compared our results with those of biopsies carried out on patients," he tells ISRAEL21c.
The second stage of trials, completed in accordance with Declaration of Helsinki criteria, validated the technology's NMSC identification capabilities, resulting in a 92.4% sensitivity rate. "You have to keep on checking," Biderman warns. "The chances of developing skin cancer increase as you grow older. If you're over 50 years old, it's recommended that a dermatologist check you at least once a year."
(Excerpts of an article by Daniel Ben-Tal, Israel21c, October 18, 2010)
9. Dead Sea Scrolls to Be DigitalizedAs part of the celebrations on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of its establishment, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) is launching a unique project-The Leon Levy Dead Sea Scrolls Digital Library- to document the entire collection of the Dead Sea Scrolls.
A major lead gift from the Leon Levy Foundation, with additional major funding, will enable the IAA to use the most advanced and innovative technologies available to image the entire collection of 900 manuscripts comprising some 30,000 Dead Sea Scrolls fragments in hi-resolution and multi-spectrum and make the digitized images freely available and accessible to anyone anywhere in the world on the Internet.
This is the first time that the collection of scrolls will be photographed in its entirety since the 1950s. The IAA announced today that it is collaborating with the Google R&D [research and development] center in Israel in this milestone project to upload not only all of the digitized Scrolls images but also additional data online that will allow users to perform meaningful searches across a broad range of data in a number of languages and formats. This will result in unprecedented scholarly and popular access to the scrolls and related research and scholarship and should lead to new insights into the world of the scrolls.
The innovative imaging technology to be used in the project has been developed by MegaVision, a US based company and will be installed in the IAA’s laboratories in early 2011. The MegaVision system will enable the digital imaging of every scroll fragment in various wavelengths in the highest resolution possible and allow long-term monitoring for preservation purposes in a non-invasive and precise manner. The images will be equal in quality to the actual physical viewing of the Scrolls, thus eliminating the need for reexposure of the scrolls and allowing their preservation for future generations.
The technology will also help rediscover writing and letters that have ”vanished” over the years; with the help of infra-red light and wavelengths beyond, these writings will be brought “back to life,” facilitating new possibilities in Dead Sea Scrolls research.
According to Shuka Dorfman, IAA General Director, "We are establishing a milestone connection between progress and the past to preserve this unique heritage for future generations. At the end of a comprehensive and profound examination, we have succeeded in recruiting the best minds and technological means to preserve this unrivalled cultural heritage treasure which belongs to all of us, so that the public with a click of the mouse will be able to freely access history in its fullest glamour.
"We are proud to be embarking on a project that will provide unlimited access to one of the most important archaeological finds of the 20th century, crucial to biblical studies and the history of Judaism and early Christianity. We are profoundly grateful to Shelby White and the Leon Levy Foundation for their lead major gift and to the Arcadia Foundation for its major gift to this project."
The announcement this morning comes after three years of research in which the IAA investigated the best imaging technologies, information systems and preservation methods and raised the necessary funds to begin the project. Pnina Shor is the project manger on behalf of the IAA and is assisted by academic institutions and the best professionals in their respective fields in Israel and abroad.
(Excerpts of an article by Edgar Asher, Isranet, October 19, 2010)
Note: All Scripture is taken from the New King James Version, unless otherwise noted.
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Thursday, October 21, 2010
Settlers have begun building new homes at an extraordinary pace since the government lifted its moratorium on West Bank housing starts — almost 550 in three weeks, more than four times faster than the last two years.
And many homes are going up in areas that under practically any peace scenario would become part of a Palestinian state, a trend that could doom US-brokered peace talks.
'Outposts should not be razed at the demand of petitioners'
State Department condemns east Jerusalem building
US working on ‘compromise' plan to renew freeze
According to an Associated Press count, ground has been broken on 544 new West Bank homes since Sept. 26, when Israel lifted its 10-month freeze on most new settlement building.
The survey, while not comprehensive, marks the most extensive effort yet to quantify the construction. It was based on visits to 16 of the West Bank's more than 120 settlements as well as phone calls to more than four dozen settlements and interviews with construction workers and mayors.
Read the rest of the story on: The Jerusalem Post
Mon Oct 18, 2010 01:31 PM ET
According to all the ridiculous hype surrounding Dec. 21, 2012, the Mayans "predicted" the end of the world with one of their calendars. On this date, doomsayers assert that Earth will be ravaged by a smorgasbord of cataclysmic astronomical events -- everything from a Planet X flyby to a "killer" solar flare to a geomagnetic reversal, ensuring we have a very, very bad day. As we all know by now, these theories of doom are bunkum.
And now, according to a recent study by an associate professor at UC Santa Barbara, this fundamental "end date" may also be inaccurate. It could be at least 60 days out of whack.
WATCH VIDEO: With hundreds of thousands of space rocks zipping past Earth, how do we avoid an asteroid apocalypse?
The Mayans Never Predicted Doomsday
Before we continue, it's worth emphasizing that this mesoamerican calendar (as used by several cultures -- including the Maya -- in Central and South America before European colonization) does not predict an apocalypse. It never did, despite what the movie "2012" told us.
The Mayan civilization existed from 250-900 A.D. in the current geographical location of southern Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador and some of Honduras. Archaeologists studying this fascinating culture have been able to decipher their many calendars, but their longest period calendar -- the "Long Count" -- is what set alarm bells off in the fertile minds of a few conspiracy theorists, doomsayers and guys looking to make a fast buck.
So, where's the problem?
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Published: October 20, 2010
RAMALLAH, West Bank — The Palestinian leadership, near despair about attaining a negotiated agreement with Israel on a two-state solution, is increasingly focusing on how to get international bodies and courts to declare a Palestinian state in the West Bank, Gaza and East Jerusalem.The idea, being discussed in both formal and informal forums across the West Bank, is to appeal to the United Nations, the International Court of Justice and the signatories of the Geneva Conventions for opposition to Israeli settlements and occupation and ultimately a kind of global assertion of Palestinian statehood that will tie Israel’s hands.
The approach has taken on more weight as the stall in American-brokered peace talks lengthens over the issue of continued settlement building.
“We cannot go on this way,” said Hanan Ashrawi, a former peace negotiator who is a part of the inner ruling circle of the Palestine Liberation Organization, which oversees the Palestinian Authority. “The two-state solution is disappearing. If we cannot stop the settlements through the peace process, we have to go to the Security Council, the Human Rights Council and every international legal body.”
Read the whole story on: The New York Times
Wednesday, October 20, 2010
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Shabbat Message, Friday October 15th, 2010
Parasha Lech Lecha Genesis 12-17
PRAYER UPDATE OCTOBER 2010
So they motioned to their partners in the other boat to come and help them; and they came and filled both boats to the point of sinking. Luke 5:7 Complete Jewish Bible
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There is good news in troubled times: we now have the Leviathan Oilfield in Israel with a possible find of over 4 BILLION barrels, at the time when America withdraws her protection of the nation and insists we hand over East Jerusalem and Judea and Samaria to the man who planned the Munich massacre of our Olympic athletes.
“I will bless those who bless you, and I will treat lightly and curse those who treat you lightly and curse you.” Genesis 12:3
Pray for those who govern your nation, that they will bring a blessing on your nation and not a curse!
We are inviting all our beloved Co-Laborers to monthly vision casting video conferences and a Prayer Summit in Eilat before our Purim 2011 Prayer Mission and Esther Tour of Israel which is open to all of you. The details of the Tour are at the end of this Shabbat Letter.
It has been a long time since we sent a prayer update. We have been traveling so much and have been “spread so thin” that sometimes we are totally aware how “in our weakness He is made strong”!
We just finished our Sukkot Tour with great success, praise Yah, and many joined our GRM Bible Scholl and were mightily touched!
FEEDBACK FROM THE SUKKOT TOUR
Shalom mama and papa.
i am back to Hong Kong and china last night.
I thank Yeshua for your life and your willingness to impart the hidden treasure you have to humanity.I pray that ELOHIM gives you enablement so that your visions can continue forever.
Rev. Alex Osei Hong Kong and Ghana (Graduate of GRM and graduated while on tour in Israel)
Hello Rabbi and Bishop,
I can't begin to tell you how much I have been affected by you teachings. Thank you so much for your diligence in the Lord to teach and share all that is given to you. It is a fine example to us all to follow. I arrived back at my home yesterday and have started the teachings of the GRM Bible School. I am looking forward to being a part of your ministry and doing whatever I can to be a vessel usable for the Kingdom of Adonai to make a difference in people’s lives to the glory of God. I want the gifts given to me to be of benefit to others by the Spirit being able to work through me change the lives of others to draw them closer to their Heavenly Faith. Kenneth Newkirk, New Mexico, USA
Dear Bishop and Rabbi Bierman
All of us arrived home safe and are now well rested.
I hope both of you and family are well.
The tour has been incredible and the teaching most satisfying. I am very excited and have been sharing with friends who are very opened to being re-connected to the Jewish roots. They can’t wait for me to finish the GRM bible school with you, so we can start a home church. Cindy from Australia
THE JOY OF SUKKOT!
From the Wheel Chair to Dancing in the Land of Israel!
Dear Bishop Dominiquae,
I have just returned to Malaysia, a night ago...
Just want to further encourage you that the lady you were ministering to by the name of Irene from Hong Kong was delivered from demonic oppression, asthma and infirmities due to a fall prior to her coming to the Land, with a twisted back. But after you prayed for her, she was totally healed. She could hardly walk for the first 4 days of the trip and most of the time on the wheel chair but was totally set-free that night and the asthma machine that she brought along recorded a normal breathing for the first time that very night. And she was able to walk normally smiling the next day when I saw her and was even able to dance in the next few days when we were at Mt Carmel at Haifa for the 12 hours of 3-days worship. She shared with me this great testimony.
Thank you for the amazing power of God at working through Yeshua using you to reach out to this lady. PRAISE YAHVEH for His goodness! Pastor Sharron-Joy, Malaysia
A GREAT HARVEST AND SPIRITUAL TSUNAMI!
We see signs of a Great Harvest and a Great Tsunami coming with the MAP Revolution Message. (Please read The MAP Revolution on line at www.maprevolution.org). People are waking up all over the world in repentance and restoration to the Original Gospel made in Zion with Jewish Roots and with signs, wonders and miracles following! We have waited for this time for over 20 years and now our hands are FULL and we need the help of MANY co-laborers in order to be able to handle this tremendous MOVE of YAH! (God).
Your prayers and your financial assistance are needed more than ever so we can carry The Aron (Ark) of His Presence TOGETHER in Israel and to every nation He sends us to.
When he had finished speaking, he said to Shim`on, "Put out into deep water, and let down your nets for a catch." Shim`on answered, "We've worked hard all night long, Rabbi, and haven't caught a thing! But if you say so, I'll let down the nets." They did this and took in so many fish that their nets began to tear. So they motioned to their partners in the other boat to come and help them; and they came and filled both boats to the point of sinking. Luke 5:4-7 Complete Jewish Bible
ADMINISTRATION TRANSITION!PRAYER TOWER IN EILAT IS FOR SALE!
Enlarge the place of your tent; Stretch out the curtains of your dwellings, spare not; Lengthen your cords and strengthen your pegs. "For you will spread abroad to the right and to the left and your descendants will possess nations. Isaiah 54:2,3
We are in a total administration transition in order to be able to expand. The transition is very taxing and we are quite exhausted. Yet knowing that the end result will be glorious! Among other things we are about to launch the GRM Bible School in Spanish in 3 locations at once! In Boca Raton, in Miami and in Lima Peru. We also have many more GRM Bible Schools in English that have started recently as well as more and more pastors and leaders that want to come under our TALIT-Mantle. This requires a reorganization of time, resources and effort as we take all this very seriously and want to do things in EXCELENCE!
Therefore we are in need of MANY MORE Co-Laborers in Prayer, in Giving, in Going and Laboring with us. We know that TIME is very late and that we must work while it is till day for the night comes when no man will be able to work! The Message that we carry is a matter of life and death to all nations! We are endeavouring to bring LIFE and REVIVAL wherever we GO sent from Zion!
The owner has given us First Option. He wants about $500.000 and we believe we can offer $450.000 and that he will take it. It will need about $50.000 in order to remodel it (which makes it $500.000). It is strategically located over the Red Sea as a powerful Watchman Point over all the borders of Eilat with Jordan, Egypt and Saudi Arabia by sea. It has been a place of prayer, worship and impartation to many people coming from a vast array of nations as well as Israelis, in the last 2 years. Though it is not too big, because it is a penthouse apartment we may be able to build another floor on top which will require another $150.000 (altogether $650.000). The building is one of the oldest buildings of Eilat in the very street that carries the Biblical name of the city, EILOT!
King Solomon also built a fleet of ships in Ezion-geber, which is near Eloth on the shore of the Red Sea, in the land of Edom. 1 Kings 9:26
We have no doubt that if we leave the Tower; we shall leave a “spiritual void” in the city of Eilat which will be dangerous.
Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for your love and friendship. We do not cease to pray for YOU and would like to invite you to join us this Purim for the Prayer Mission and Tour of Israel! We will spend the first day of meetings strategizing with our co-laborers in the MAP Revolution, those that are committed partners.
1. That Abba will manifest ALL the finances for a permanent Prayer Tower in Eilat without us going into any debt! This is an URGENT need!
“For Zion’s sake I will not keep silent” Isaiah 62:1
Your friends in Israel
Rabbi Baruch and Bishop Dominiquae Bierman
PURIM 2011 PRAYER MISSION AND ESTHER TOUR OF ISRAEL
“For such a time as this” Esther 4:4
MARCH 7-13 MARATHON OF PRAYER IN EILAT AND THE NEGEV FOR THE REVIVAL OF ISRAEL
1 week in Eilat with occasional prayer field trips into the surrounding areas, Arava and Negev. The purpose is to pray on site, over the Red Sea for the Revival of Israel for protection for its borders with Jordan, Egypt and Saudi Arabia. This is the Biblical area where the Tribes of Israel wandered for 40 years en route to the Promised Land
Land package only $850 USD includes simple hotels and breakfast in
double room occupancy and field trips in Eilat, Negev and Araba.
Flights not included.
MARCH 14-21 REVIVAL TOUR OF ISRAEL
From Eilat, Red Sea to Jerusalem, Dead Sea and Galilee
Land package only $1280 USD includes deluxe hotels breakfast
And dinner in double room occupancy, all tours, transportation
And entrance fees. Flights not included. (Minimum of 20 participants)
You can participate in any one of these events or in both!
Guided and led By Bishop Dominiquae and Rabbi Baruch Bierman
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MAP EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP TRAINING
Come to Israel, live in beautiful Eilat on the Red Sea for 3 months, take the GRM Bible School, and do volunteer work (housekeeping and/or office work). Man praise and prayer watches. Participate in Shabbat meetings. Take field trips to different places in Israel. Have special study sessions with Bishop Dominiquae Bierman. Graduation certificate will be granted to those that finish the course.
If you know that you are called to ministry. If you are willing to plant a MAP Lighthouse (home congregation) and GRM Bible School in your area or you are called to Apostolic Ministry. This is for you! If you know that you are called to be a LEADER in the coming REVIVAL, this is for you! If you are a worshipper in Spirit and Truth this is for you.
The price for 3 months includes lodging (two people in dorm room, married couples welcome!), all utilities, Day Tours to different parts of Israel (Dead Sea, Jerusalem, Galilee etc…), GRM studies and workbooks. (Does not include food, DVD’s (to take home), reading books or offerings)
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*Note all scripture is from New American Standard Bible unless otherwise stated.
The 3.5 million dollar (2.5 million euro) project by the Israeli Antiquities Authority and the internet giant's local R&D division aims to use space-age technology to produce the clearest renderings yet of the ancient scrolls and make them available free of charge to the public.
"This is the most important discovery of the 20th century, and we will be sharing it with the most advanced technology of the next century," IAA project director Pnina Shor told reporters in Jerusalem.
Real the whole article on: Yahoo
The couple and their neighbors immediately rebuilt it.Click:
Police Expel Couple and Baby, Wreck Home in Middle of the Night - Defense/Middle East - Israel News - Israel National News
American professor Kaukab Siddique recently called for Israel to be destroyed by any means necessary, and issued a warning to Jews as well. Siddique spoke over Labor Day weekend at an anti-Israel rally in Washington D.C.
"We must stand united to defeat, to destroy, to dismantle Israel--if possible by peaceful means," Siddique said. His comments were captured on film by the Investigative Project on Terrorism.
"Perhaps, like Saladin, we will give them enough food and water to travel back to the lands from where they came to occupy other people,” Siddique continued. He called on Muslims to “unite and rise up against this hydra-headed monster which calls itself Zionism."
Read the rest of the article on: Arutz7
FP: Giulio Meotti, welcome to Frontpage Interview. Let’s begin with what inspired you to write A New Shoah.
Meotti: Thanks Jamie for your special hospitality.
As a non-Jew, I feel the cause of Israel as inseparable from the fate of the Western civilization. Israel is in the Middle East, but its existence is not just in the Middle East per se. In that tiny land currently live the sons and daughters of the European civilization that was brutally annihilated during the Holocaust. Israel is on the border, we are behind the front lines, but we are in the same fatal conditions. We, Europeans and Americans, should feel the Israelis as our brothers.
Please click to read the artickle: The Untold Story of Israel’s Victims of Terrorism
Tuesday, October 19, 2010
Administration Approves the Release of Jailed Taliban Supreme Commander with the Assumption That He Would Join Peace Talks with the Afghan Gov’t ...and no one knows where he went...
The Taliban’s supreme commander in Afghanistan, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, was captured in Pakistan earlier this year. He was the highest ranking Taliban commander ever arrested. But instead of his extradition to Afghanistan or hand-over to the U.S., he was kept in a cozy house in Islamabad.
On Saturday, he was freed.
Yes, the man second in command only to Mullah Omar, the one-eyed leader of the Taliban, has reportedly been released and no one knows where he went. (The smart bet is he rejoined his buddies in the fight against NATO and the Afghan government.)
Apparently, his release has the backing of the Obama administration, the reason being the ongoing “talks” between the Taliban and the Afghan government. This is not the first time the Afghan government has claimed it has been holding talks with the Taliban. For years, President Hamid Karzai’s government has been attempting to negotiate with the Taliban. But every single time, a few headlines are made out of how he’s reaching out to them and how they’re talking back, then, nothing.
Read the whole story on: Pajamas Media
That through them The האור Light, רפואה The Healing and The ואהבה Love of ישועת יהוה Yeshuath YHWH may come back to הארץ The Land of Israel?