The Islamic State terrorist group (ISIS) has captured the ancient biblical city of Palmyra in Syria, built by King Solomon, as well as the Iraqi city of Ramadi, as it continues its spread across the Middle East.
Also this week in Israel in the News:
• The White House will give Congress veto power over any Iranian nuclear deal.
• A new study finds Christianity the most oppressed religion in the world, with over 100,000 Christians killed each year.
• The new Middle East envoy to the United Nations blasts Israel in his very first address.
• Palestinian officials call for Israel to be expelled from world soccer.
This week’s Israel in the News Perspective features The Fellowship’s Yonit Rothchild reflecting on Jerusalem Day, the celebration of the Jewish people’s nation being whole once again.