January 17, 2011

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu calls on the world to stop picking on the Jewish settlers

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Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu has shown support for one of the most viciously maligned populations in the world, the Jews who live in Judea and Samaria, the heart of the Biblical lands of the modern-day state of Israel, a group of people that the prime minister says deserves to live a normal life like everyone else. Netanyahu said one of his most difficult decisions as prime minister was the decision to suspend new construction in Judea and Samaria for the ten month moratorium, a decision that almost brought down his government.

The Israeli prime minister said that this issue of Jewish settlements seems to be the make or break issue in the peace process which has brought the Jewish settlers in Judea and Samaria under unjustified attack for almost half a century.

Jimmy's Prophetic Prospective on the News

The issue of construction in the Jewish settlements in Judea and Samaria as that issue which may make or break the Middle East peace process is a page out of Bible prophecy for the last days.

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu put in place a ten month moratorium on construction in the Jewish settlements in Judea and Samaria in order to get the Middle East peace process back on track. The Palestinian Authority, under President Mahmoud Abbas, waited to the month before the moratorium was to be over before he came to the tables for direct talks in the United States and European Union driven peace process. The two sides in this process, the Israelis and the Palestinians, are being very hard lined on the issue of construction in Judea and Samaria with the Israelis saying that they have a right to build and the Palestinians saying no talks if construction continues.

This ongoing debate will either be resolved or the peace process is dead. This scenario, the conflict between the Jews and the Palestinians, was foretold some 2500 years ago by the ancient Jewish prophets. Malachi wrote that the Edomites, the Palestinians of today, would return to rebuild in this land of controversy (Malachi 1). Ezekiel wrote that God promised the land of Judea and Samaria to the Jewish people (Ezekiel 34). Ezekiel also wrote that the Palestinians, Biblical Edomites, that the Palestinians would rise up to take the land from the Jewish people (Ezekiel 35).

The final status on this Israeli-Palestinian conflict was recorded in the prophetic book of Obadiah verses 15 - 18. Bible prophecy will be fulfilled.