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Germany vs Algeria Live Stream Free, Start Time: Watch World Cup 2014 Last 16 Football Online (ESPN TV Schedule)

Germany will play Algeria on Monday in a big World Cup 2014 Last 16 game. Germany emerged as group winners from the so-called “Group of Death” and are now being touted as one of the favorites for the title. However, Algeria have done fantastically well to get through to the Last 16 and they will […]

France vs Nigeria Live Stream Free, Start Time: Watch World Cup 2014 Last 16 Football Online (ESPN TV Schedule)

France will play Nigeria on Monday as the World Cup 2014 Last 16 continues. France have been in fantastic form so far in the tournament, and that has led some to tout them as potential winners this year. However, Nigeria will be hoping to cause an upset today and claim a place in the quarterfinals […]

Ohio Dad Loses Job, Arrested After Son Skips Church to Play in Neighborhood

Police in Blanchester, Ohio, arrested a dad for endangering the life of his eight-year-old son, who missed his church van and was later found playing in a neighbourhood. The dad also lost his job after local newspapers reported on the incident.

South Korea Urges North to Release Baptist Missionary Sentenced to Life of Hard Labour

South Korea has urged North Korea to release the Baptist missionary Kim Jung-wook, who was sentenced last month to hard labor for life on charges of spying and trying to set up underground churches.

Teaching Kids About Work

Jesus’ call to be fishers of men extends to modern believers. In order for anyone to achieve and become all that God has in mind, it is crucial to learn the right attitude toward work, whether it relates to vocation or service to the Lord. As parents, we must teach our children these additional lessons […]

Social Media Day: Two High Tech Christian Organizations Plan to Help ‘Give Evangelism a Powerful Jolt’

Two Christian-based organizations committed to using the latest technology as a way to encourage believers to share their faith online announced plans for Social Media Day this Monday (June 30).

7 Reasons the Pastor’s Salary Can Be a Source of Tension

If you want a lively discussion, then the topic of the pastor’s salary can usually meet that need. I have discussed this issue in the past on both my blog and my podcast. In both cases, the conversation was, well, interesting.

Costa Rica vs Greece Live Stream Free, ESPN TV Start Time: Watch World Cup 2014 Last 16 Football Online

Costa Rica will play Greece on Sunday as both sides look to book their place in the World Cup 2014 quarter-finals. Costa Rica will be favorites having emerged as group winners of one of the most difficult groups in the World Cup this year, which included three former World Cup champions in Italy, England and […]

Netherlands vs Mexico Live Stream Free: Watch World Cup 2014 Last 16 Football Online (ESPN TV Start Time)

The Netherlands will play Mexico on Sunday in a big World Cup 2014 Last 16 game. Holland’s star striker Robin van Persie is set to make his return from suspension and that will be a big boost for the European side as they attempt to take down their Latin American opposition today.

A night out with Tel Aviv’s drunk teen patrol

Two teens passed out near a club in Tel Aviv receiving care from the parents’ group Parents Awake. TEL AVIV (JTA) — It’s midnight here and two balding men in blue vests are on the move. Someone has sprayed tear gas at a club two blocks away. Outside a club known as The Mossad, located in a warehouse in the […]

Without a trace: The saga of an incommunicado mom

Better times: On a visit to Florida circa 2007, Yaakov Feldman, left, is shown with his wife’s grandmother, Regina Ament, and her son, Markus. The “Seeking Kin” column aims to help reunite long-lost relatives and friends. BALTIMORE (JTA) — The regular phone calls stopped, the letters went unanswered. For Lily Kraut, living in the West […]

Argentine Jewish leaders visit parents of Naftali Frenkel

JERUSALEM (JTA) — A delegation of leaders from the AMIA Buenos Aires Jewish center visited the parents of kidnapped Israeli teenager Naftali Frenkel. During the meeting Friday at the Frenkel home in Nof Ayalon, the center’s vice presidents and treasurer gave Rachel and Avi Frenkel a letter from the Argentine Jewish community expressing solidarity with […]

Hadassah retains control of Jerusalem hospital under recovery deal

JERUSALEM (JTA) — The Hadassah Medical Organization in Jerusalem signed an agreement with the Israeli government on a debt recovery plan. Under the terms of the agreement signed last week, the Hadassah Women’s Zionist Organization will retain control of the hospital and appoint five members of a restructured nine-member board, the organization said in a […]

Shai Piron apologizes for saying same-sex couples not a family

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israeli Education Minister Shai Piron apologized for saying that same-sex couples are not a family. Piron was interviewed on Sunday by several Israeli media outlets. In an interview aired on television stations, he said, “I am painfully convinced that my remarks were miserable. It’s not my place to decide who is a […]

Netanyahu in media blitz warns world powers on any Iran deal

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a media blitz warned world powers against signing a “surrender agreement” that Iran is seeking. Netanyahu appeared Sunday in interviews in each of the six countries negotiating with Iran over its nuclear program. On the same day, a high-ranking Israeli delegation left for talks in Washington. […]

Parents of kidnapped teens visit site of abduction

Israelis holding signs at a rally attended by tens of thousands calling for the release of three abducted Israeli teens, June 29, 2014. (Tomer Neuberg/Flash90) JERUSALEM (JTA) — The parents of the three kidnapped Israeli teens visited the West Bank junction from where their sons were abducted hours before a massive solidarity rally in Tel […]

Presbyterians delete sale of anti-Zionist tract from website

WASHINGTON (JTA) — The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) removed the sale of an anti-Zionist tract from its website. The move comes a week after the church voted to divest from three companies that do business with Israel’s security sector in the West Bank. “Effective immediately, the publication ‘Zionism Unsettled’ will no longer be sold on the […]

Kansas City shooting suspect dying, friends tell newspaper

(JTA) — Kansas City shooting suspect Frazier Glenn Miller is dying of lung disease, the Kansas City Star reported, citing Miller’s friends. Miller has been housed full time in the infirmary in a jail in Mercer County, N.D., since May 30, according to the newspaper. According to the newspaper, Miller has chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, […]

Oregon deputy sheriff files lawsuit alleging anti-Semitism on the job

(JTA) — A deputy sheriff in Oregon filed a federal lawsuit alleging that he faced anti-Semitic comments in person and on Facebook posts. Rich Sneath, a Jewish corrections deputy at the Clackamas County Jail, claims the verbal and written anti-Semitic attacks came after he reported co-workers for underperformance. The lawsuit, filed late last week in […]

JNF gets 60-day extension to contest move making it more accountable

Move may push effort to increase oversight of land management agency until after Knesset summer recess.

Cabinet approves 1,500 Jordanian workers for Israeli resort city Eilat

Hotels in Red Sea resort suffering from manpower shortage after firing foreign workers.

Poll: Palestinians overwhelmingly reject two-state solution, want Palestine 'from river to sea'

However, clear majority also opposes violence to achieve goals, favors Abbas over Haniyeh.

Education Ministry backpedals; will foot bill for summer camps

Reversal of previous decision to accept funding from International Fellowship of Christians and Jews follows High Court petition.

TA restaurateurs caught smuggling 100 kg goose liver, seafood

Agriculture Ministry inspectors destroyed unapproved high-grade liver cuts.

How Shimon Peres and Rabbi Ovadia Yosef became fashionable hipsters

The ideals of previous generations of Israeli leaders have been lost in today’s global technological world, says artist Amit Shimoni.

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