Israel Battles Fires in Heatwave

For the second day in a row Israelis are battling many fires that have started in a heatwave ...

 Antisemitism Paraded on London Streets

Central London was disrupted again as protesters marched in the ‘National Demonstration for Palestine.’ ...

 Another Calm after Another Storm

Another ceasefire between Israel and its terrorist enemies settled-in early yesterday morning ...

 General Election Results in Israel

Benjamin Netanyahu looks set to continue as Israel’s Prime Minister ...

 Surprising Calm on Gaza Border

Over the last week there was much less violence than expected ...

 Iran Blamed for Rocket Attack on Israel

A senior official claims that Iran bypassed the Hamas leadership ...

 Golan – the Heights of a Dispute

On Thursday afternoon Donald Trump made another dramatic change to US foreign policy ...

 Shocking Crackdown by Hamas

Shocking human rights violations have been carried out by Hamas against peaceful protesters ...

 Tussle over the Temple Mount

Latest confrontation seems to be a determined effort by the Waqf to establish greater control over the site. ...

 The Fragile Situation in Israel

After months of tension around Israel there are now heightened tensions within it. ...

 UK to Proscribe Hezbollah at Last

The UK Government proposes to proscribe another 3 organisations, including Hezbollah in its entirety ...

 The Alarming Avalanche of Antisemitism

Overwhelming evidence of a truly alarming increase in antisemitism emerges in mainstream media ...

 Historic Peace and Security Conference

Netanyahu hailed this week’s Conference on Peace and Security in the Middle East as a turning point in history ...

 Antisemitism Still Increasing in the UK

In 2018 the Community Security Trust recorded another record high in antisemitic incidents ...

 Israeli Elections Move Forward

Benjamin Netanyahu’s party have issued him with something of a rebuke ...

 Facebook Removes Hundreds of Iranian Pages

Yesterday Facebook reported the removal of 783 Pages, groups and accounts that were tied to Iran ...

 Israel Sends Help to Brazil

A search-and-rescue team of 130 from the IDF landed in Brazil late on Sunday ...

 Holocaust Survivor Prompts Walkout

Twelve members of the Bavarian state parliament walked out of a tribute to Holocaust victims ...

 Iran and Israel Exchange Missile Fire

Last night the IDF struck again at Iranian targets inSyria ...

 Remarkable Stories Continue to Emerge

As Holocaust Remembrance Day approaches remarkable stories continue to emerge from the darkest period of human history ...

 Heavy Rain Ends Drought in Israel

Israel has received heavy rainfall during the past few weeks, ending the drought in the north ...

 Tensions Soar between Hamas and Fatah

Tensions between Hamas and Fatah have increased significantly over the first few days of 2019. ...

 Jewish Hero Dies Aged 108

Georges Loinger helped to save more than 350 Jewish children from the Nazis ...

 Early General Election in Israel

On Monday Israel’s governing coalition announced that it had decided to call an early election for 9th April 2019 ...

 New Outbreak of Terror Attacks

Palestinian tried to ram his car into Israeli soldiers in what was the third terror attack today ...

 Who Won the Vote on Hamas?

Yesterday 193 nations faced a vote on a resolution that condemned Hamas ...

 An Astonishing International Argument

Hamas and Fatah are arguing that UN resolutions legitimise the use of terrorist tactics ...

 University Talk Cancelled Over Security

Talk by Mark Regev cancelled last week because university would not provide the recommended security ...

 Military Calm and Political Turbulence

Last week the Israeli government agreed to a ceasefire with Hamas despite a barrage of around 460 rockets ...

 But Now Renewed Fighting Flares Up

Barrages of missiles have been fired at Israel over the last two days. ...

 Surprising Progress in Ceasefire Negotiations

Reports are emerging that Mahmoud Abbas has agreed to accept ceasefire understandings reached between Hamas and Israel ...

 Arabs and Jews Vote in Israeli Elections

Israel conducted municipal elections on Tuesday 30th October ...

 Violence Flares Again on Gaza Border

A new round of retaliatory attacks dominated the weekend in southern Israel and Gaza ...

 Palestinian Authorities Routinely Torture Critics

Both the PA and Hamas routinely arrest people whose peaceful speech displeases them ...

 An Astonishing Omission by the BBC

The BBC omits major incidents in its article about free speech in British universities. ...

 Israelis Neutralise another Terror Tunnel

The tunnel was one kilometre long and reached 200 metres inside of Israeli territory ...

 Terrorist Kills Two, Endangers Thousands

On Sunday an Arab factory-worker turned terrorist killed two Israelis and wounded a third. ...

 Mahmoud Abbas causes deeper division

In his speech to the UNGA Mahmoud Abbas directed some strong words towards the leaders of Hamas ...

 The Struggle for Reform of UNRWA

On 31st August this year the US announced its decision to halt all further funding of the UNRWA ...

 Russian aircraft shot down by Syrian missile

Russia has admitted one of its military aircraft was shot down over the Mediterranean Sea yesterday ...

 Huge Explosions Rock Damascus

Huge explosions at the Mazzeh military air base rocked the Syrian capital on Sunday ...

 Abbas Trying to Thwart Reconciliation

Hamas have accused Mahmoud Abbas of trying to thwart efforts to achieve reconciliation ...

 Israelis Ambitious About Tourism

After a record-breaking year in 2017 and a record-breaking start to 2018, Israelis have ambitious plans ...

 Goods Flow Into Gaza Again

After just 4 days of quite on the border, Israeli restrictions were lifted ...

 A Unique Moment in Politics

The latest row involving Jeremy Corbyn and Jewish people has been raging for more than two days now ...

 A Tale of Two Laws

In readiness for their own state, the Palestinians have also formulated a basic law ...

 Labour Party Struggles with Anti-Semitism

The problem is clearly much greater than the Labour Party is prepared to admit. ...

 Even Closer to the Brink of War

The danger of a renewed war seems very great on three fronts around Israel ...

 Exceptional Honour at the UN

An award was given by the UN that broke the pattern of their behaviour towards Israel ...

 Israel Shaken and Slightly Stirred

A sequence of minor earthquakes have shaken Israel this week ...

 Close to the Brink of War

The UN Secretary General expresses grave concern over the latest escalation of violence in Gaza ...

 Controversial Rally Delayed by One Lawyer

The controversial Al Quds rally held in central London on Sunday 10th June was delayed for an hour ...

 Comfortable with Concealing Terrorism

Over the last two weeks international news organisations have come under increased scrutiny ...

 Mortar and Rocket Attacks on Israel

On Tuesday the southern region of Israel came under fire from mortars and rockets ...

 Big Church Day Out

The Christian outdoor festival season kicks-off today with the Big Church Day Out in the South ...

 Hamas admits deceiving the public

Hamas leader admitted it was “deceiving the public” when it spoke of “peaceful resistance.” ...

 Israeli Action against Iranians in Syria

On Wednesday Israel’s defence forces reported an Iranian missile attack against the Golan Heights ...

 Palestinians damage their own supply line

Rioters broke into the Gaza side of Kerem Shalom crossing and set fire to pipelines that carry fuel ...

 Abbas is no Partner for Peace

Mahmoud Abbas` statements about the Holocaust have provoked an international outcry ...

 Europe Halts Palestinian Education Funding

An EU budgetary committee approved a change to funding education of Palestinian children ...

 Another Terror Tunnel Destroyed

The IDF say they have destroyed the longest and deepest terror tunnel yet discovered. ...

 Russian Denials and Accusations

Russia continues to deny that a chemical attack was carried out by its Syrian allies ...

 Violence on the Gaza Border

The Western media have once again made it look as if the Israelis reacted far too harshly ...

 Taylor Force Act becomes Law

Yesterday Donald Trump signed into law a huge spending bill that includes the Taylor Force Act. ...

 When Adverse Experience Helps

Just a few days before the school was due to reopen, experts from the ITC arrived in the community ...

 First Royal Visit to Israel

Yesterday Kensington Palace announced that the Duke of Cambridge will visit Israel ...

 Extreme Bias in Amnesty Campaign

Amnesty International campaign features extreme bias and significant errors. ...

 A Truth Again Concealed

Once again the BBC succeeds in masking the truth of the original incident. ...

 Western Media Whitewash

Western media stands accused of whitewashing large parts of speech by Mahmoud Abbas ...

 Funding of Terrorism Challenged Again

Kay Wilson asks Stephen Twigg MP to launch inquiry into misuse of aid money ...

 Row over Palestinian Aid

Donald Trump suggests the USA may stop aid payments to the Palestinian Authority ...

 Tensions Reaching Dangerous Heights

Clashes indicate that tensions are rising to dangerous levels in and around Israel. ...

 A Relationship in Trouble

The relationship between the USA and the Palestinian Authority is in serious difficulties ...

 Iran Refuses to Accept Israeli Aid

Since the earthquake struck on Sunday there have been reports of aid being slow to reach victims ...

 Absolutely No Apology for Balfour

Theresa May: “When people suggest we should apologise for this letter, I say absolutely not.” ...

 UK Foreign Office – Twisting Balfour?

Senior representative of Foreign Office claims ‘second half’ of Balfour Declaration not fulfilled ...

 CFI UK National Conference

Last weekend CFI UK’s National Conference was blessed with good weather, excellent speakers ...

 Netanyahu Visits South America

This week has seen Israel’s Prime Minister visit three Latin American countries ...

 Israel Strikes Chemical Weapons Facility

On Thursday the Syrian Army reported a strike by the Israeli air force against a Syrian base ...

 A Build-up of Weaponry in Lebanon

Israel and the USA say the UN is failing to prevent an increase in Hezbollah`s weapons ...

 Israel Will Act Against Iranian Expansion

Israel’s Prime Minister told the Russian President that Israel was prepared to act unilaterally ...

 Terror on European Streets Again

The thoughts and prayers of many have again gone out to people affected by terror attacks ...

 Clampdown on Palestinian Internet

Abbas reported to have issued an order allowing PA security forces to jail internet users ...

 Anti-Semitic incidents hit a new high

A record number of anti-Semitic incidents have been reported in the first six months of 2017. ...

 Tensions Mount Again

The Temple Mount in Jerusalem again sparks tensions between Israeli authorities and Muslims. ...

 A Busy Month

The month of May was a busy one for CFI UK. ...

 The BBC does listen

What is most troubling about this is not the delay of almost two weeks in correcting ...

 “God had worked extra hours!”

On 3rd May more than 60 people were treated to a vivid description of Operation Entebbe ...

 Israel’s Perspective on Holot

Further enquiries about Holot received the following response from the Israeli Government. ...

 Positive Messages on Faith

Last week Theresa May showed herself to be aware of the value of Jewish and Christian groups ...

 More Unexpected Discoveries

Archaeology in the Middle East continues to reveal the truth of the Bible and a rich history ...

 United Nations Report Causes Outrage

This week another United Nations report has proved highly controversial. ...

 Open Letter to the Iona Community

A letter written in response to the Iona Community`s Position Statement on Israel/Palestine ...

 Two States or One?

Donald Trump no longer wants the USA committed to a two-state solution ...

 Israel under Attack on Three Sides

Over the last few days Israel has suffered attacks from three different groups of their neighbours ...

 Anti-Semitism increasing in the UK

The Community Security Trust recorded 1,309 anti-Semitic incidents around the UK in 2016 ...

 ‘Pledge for Peace’ Lobby

On Wednesday 25th January 2017 around 170 people took part in a lobby of Parliament ...

 Four Killed in Jerusalem Truck Attack

The deadliest attack in more than a year of violence took place in Jerusalem on Sunday ...

 Battle over UNSC Resolution 2334

Many in the USA and elsewhere are unhappy with behaviour at the UN ...

 Fatah elects convicted terrorist

Marwan Barghouti has won the largest number of votes in election ...

 Recovering from many fires

Israel is now entering into the recovery phase after the outbreak of many fires last week ...

 Experts in Emergency Aid

IDF field hospital is recognized by the World Health Organization as the world's leader ...

 Battling Anti-Semitism on Campus

A British university should pay a student £3,000 in compensation ...

 Anti-Semitic Violence at UK Universities

There is growing concern over the use of anti-Semitic violence to prevent free speech ...

 An UNhappy Resolution

A UNESCO resolution on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem has sparked much controversy ...

 Brought together by death

The death of Shimon Peres on Wednesday drew tributes from around the world ...

 ICC team to Visit Israel

Israel has agreed to host a team from the International Criminal Court ...

 Tensions Rise again on Temple Mount

Groups of Israelis have been accused of `storming` the Al Aqsa Mosque compound ...

 Hamas accused of stealing millions in aid

Israel`s Shin Bet security service claims that Hamas siphoned off `tens of millions of dollars` ...

 The High Price of High Morals

Controversy rages on from the 24th March shooting by Israeli soldier of a Palestinian assailant ...

 Some Lords Speak Out for Israel

On 21st July the House of Lords debated the situation of children in what is called Palestine ...

 Talking to Terrorists

Once again a French government official has met representatives of Hezbollah ...

 Another Deception in the Media War

Claims that a Jewish rabbi has given Jewish settlers permission `to poison water sources` ...

 Historic Day for Israel at the UN

On Monday history was made as Israel won an election to chair the UN Legal Committee ...

 A Genuine Desire for Justice?

On Thursday the UN Security Council condemned the Tel Aviv terrorist attack ...

 A Stumbling Block on the Path to Peace

Back in February the French launched a new peace initiative that they hoped would help ...

 The Enduring Pain

Today for Israel was a day of remembrance for their fallen soldiers and victims of terrorism ...

 Defending Palestine - Defending Islam

In meeting with Islamic Jihad leaders, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei made some crucial statements ...

 Renewed fighting on Gaza Border

This morning the IDF reported a mortar attack that was the seventh in a series ...

 The Struggle with anti-Semitism

The Labour Party now finds itself in serious difficulties ...

 Middle East Reality Check

Israel`s Ambassador to the UK, Mark Regev, is due to speak at the Oxford Union this evening ...

 Blessings flow amid the tensions

The tense atmosphere at the Temple Mount in Jerusalem continued on Monday ...

 Security Preferred to Sacrifice

The IDF have imposed a general closure on the West Bank and Gaza ...

 Threats, Tunnels and Terrorists

The prospects for peace in Israel at Passover do not look good. ...

 Not as serious as they should be

The lack of negotiations will not surprise those familiar with the political manoeuvring ...

 British and Israeli Scientists meet

Over 350 Israeli and British medical researchers are meeting at the University of Oxford ...

 Controversy, violence and statistics

Controversy continues to rage over an Israeli soldier killing a Palestinian assailant ...

 The Cost of Security

On Tuesday night Israel imposed a total closure on the West Bank area ...

 UN Secretary General challenged

Micah Lakin: "Condemn the murder of my father ... ...

 An Appalling Attack

His attacker worked in the same shopping centre and was known to Tzvika ...

 Lobbying against support for terrorists

People from many parts of the UK gathered in Westminster on Wednesday to speak to MPs ...

 Prophetic Warning for Britain

Nation of Britain, I have loved you with a love which has not ceased, despite the state of apostasy ...

 A move to ease tensions

Israeli government intends to grant 30,000 more work permits, under a plan approved yesterday ...

 Contrasts in Consolation

On Wednesday there was a terrorist attack in Jerusalem that has Israeli leaders concerned ...

 The Dangerous State of Facebook

"The most dangerous nation in the Middle East acting against Israel is the State of Facebook." ...

 The continuing glorification of terror

The day after an attack, Hamas encourages the proclamation of the attacker as a national hero ...

 Special Opportunity to Tour Israel

This is the first time that Land & Life and Christian Friends of Israel have joined together for a tour ...

 Brentwood Holocaust Commemoration

An Exhibition was held at Brentwood Town Hall from 21st to 23rd January ...

 And accused of mistreating settlers

Another example of the challenges facing Israel`s leaders has emerged today with ...

 Accused of targeting Palestinian children

Today the Jerusalem Post reports on an international campaign being conducted against Israel ...

 A tense and emotional debate

An emotional debate has raged recently over the activities of a group called Breaking the Silence ...

 The violence looks set to continue

Sixty seven percent of Palestinians support the use of knives against Israel ...

 Close to reaching a pivotal point

Leaders on both sides face crucial decisions that will determine the prospects for peace. ...

 The Daily Terror in Israel

On Sunday a 21-year old Israeli woman became the 21st Israeli to die in the current wave of attacks ...

 Most in a survey view Israel as UK ally

43 percent in a survey objected to Israel being singled out for boycotts ...

 Living in the midst of violence

The BBC interview four young women living in Jerusalem. ...

 Israelis dissatisfied with foreign policy

A recent survey highlights a major problem for Israel\'s leaders ...

 Something not widely reported

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) has made a reluctant admission ...

 Sharon Sanders tour under way

The tour started with an evening service at Welcome Baptist Church in Heathfield ...

 Rising frustrations among Israel`s leaders

Amidst escalating violence Israel`s leaders are becoming increasingly frustrated by the false accusations made against them. ...

 The challenge of the Blood Moon

A lot of interest has arisen in the `blood moon prophecies` ... ...

 The value of atonement

... whilst happiness is highly desirable, it is important to consider what its true source is. ...

 Tensions on the Mount

... tensions between Israelis and Arabs have escalated significantly in Jerusalem ...

 Exaggerated claims of confrontation

... some reporters have claimed that there were angry confrontations outside ... ...

 30th Anniversary Conference

Around 330 people gathered at the Kings Centre ... ...

 Protests planned in London

Benjamin Netanyahu is due to arrive in the UK ... ...

 The search for a place of refuge

Hundreds of thousands are seeking somewhere safe to live ... ...

 The need to choose friends carefully

Jeremy Corbyn is challenged on some of his 'friends' ...

 Our teams return

Our teams return from New Wine ...

 New Wine 2015

CFI UK at the New Wine National Gathering ...

 Your Family Tree

Read Nicky Gumbel's latest entry for 'Bible in One Year' ...

 How to speak to your pastor about Israel

This post is for all of you who believe your pastor(s) don`t have enough of a heart for Israel and you want to talk to them abou ...

 Christians back beleaguered Israel supporters in Exeter

A Friends of Israel group set up by Christians has come to the rescue of Jewish students at Exeter University ...

 Running the Jerusalem Marathon for CFI

Matthew Elwick will be running the Jerusalem Marathon. ...

 A Response to World Vision`s attack on Christian Zionism

Sam Hailes blogs for the Times of Israel ...

 Why Does Your Creed have Cows in It?

"I saw religion as a list of doctrinal bullet points to be affirmed. But as I started learn about the Bible`s Hebraic context .. ...

 Why Israel matters to me even if I`m not Jewish

I have a personal stake in Israel. I inhabit what Paul van Buren called `the Jewish-Christian reality,` a mental territory that ...

 A new strain of anti-Semitism is on the rise

The boundary is being blurred between fair criticism and hatred in a thin disguise ...

 The hate that starts with Jews never ends there

Rabbi Sacks' opinion piece for The Times ...

 Hamas manipulated and intimidated the media in Gaza

Alan Johnson blogs for the Daily Telegraph ...

 Proportionality and Israel`s Use of Force

Simon A. Waldman blogs for Political Studies Association ...

 UN Agency's Complicity in Hamas War Crimes

The Lawfare Project expresses its deep concern at UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's failure to acknowledge a UN agency's compli ...

 Analysis: How the conflict in Gaza is affecting Israelis

CFI-UK's Sam Hailes blogs for the Times of Israel following a recent trip to Tel Aviv. ...

 A message to the Palestinian People

By Christy Anastas: Palestinian Christian, Co - Founder of the Emmaus Group ...

 Netanyahu: Abbas Must End Hamas Pact

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas must abandon Fatah's pact with Hamas if he wants peace, Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Net ...

 David Cameron addresses Israeli Knesset

The UK Prime Minister spoke at Israel's Parliament yesterday. Read the full speech here... ...

 ACT NOW: Stop the funding of terrorism

Please sign this e-petition ...

 Handover Handshakes and The Apartheid Smear

Like any other country, Israel can and should be criticised. It is imperfect, but imperfection is not apartheid, writes Bethany ...

 The Apartheid Smear

BICOM tackle the claim that Israel is an Apartheid state ...

 Christians and Jews honour man who saved 100s from Holocaust

A rare screening of an award-winning film about a British man who rescued almost 700 Jewish children from the Nazis was held in ...

 Response to the Anti-Israel Event at London Church

There has been an enormous uproar over the decision by the Church of St. James at Piccadilly to erect a mock version of a wall t ...

 Lynne Hybels, Evangelicals, and Israel

There is a small but growing movement among evangelicals against unique friendship for Israel, embodied by the recent Impact Ho ...

 The legal case for Judea and Samaria

For years, the world has regarded Judea and Samaria as Palestinian territory illegally occupied by Israel But now a group of h ...

 How British and American aid subsidises Palestinian terroris

US and UK taxpayers fund the Palestinian Authority, which in turn funds prisoners in Israeli jails. It's dangerously dysfunction ...

 David Soakell visits Yad Vashem

Read this moving testimony from CFI's David Soakell who is currently in Israel with some of our area reps. ...

 Israel's 'Angels in Green' Descend on Philippines

Israel Today report on how Israel are helping with the relief effort in the Philippines. ...

 Be A Bridge, Not An Island

A thought provoking blog from Lois Tverberg ...

 Why Shouldn't Hamas Dig Tunnels?

A response from HonestReporting ...

 Methodist Church & BDS

The Methodist Church would like to hear arguments for and against the BDS (Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions) movement. ...

 Entertainers Bullied Into Not Performing In Israel

Music is a universal language that is meant to unify audiences in peace and love, and that is the spirit of our show ...

 Get In Your Succah

Must we really get so agitated by just another wave of turmoil around the Mideast? ...

 Yom Kippur

What does the day of atonement mean for Christians today? ...

 Palestinians Deserve Justice

Calev Myers writes on the Palestinian Authority ...

 The Reasons for Israel's Failures in Public Diplomacy

The recent announcement of a European boycott of Israeli companies with activities in Judea and Samaria has once again highlight ...

 Israel's Right To Self Defense

Alan M. Dershowitz writes on the striking contrast between Hamas and Israel ...

 Redesigning The Peace Process

Israel needs to make a deal with the Palestinians, so what's stopping them? ...

 The Real Palestinian Refugee Problem

Clifford D. May unpacks the tricky subject of Palestinian refugees. ...

 Muslim, Zionist and Proud

We dont have to be head-bowed apologists leading with: Israels not perfect ...

 Israel and the Plight of Mid East Christians

Israel and the Plight of Mid East Christians ...

 Israel & Fulfilment Theology

Israel & Fulfilment Theology ...