This is quite an interesting find. Google Maps has recently made it availabe (looks to appear as of Nov. 2016) to view a detailed model of the Third Temple. Could this be what we will be seeing soon and why are they putting this up before the temple has even been built?
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu held a visit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Thursday, where Netanyahu clarified that keeping the Golan Heights in Israeli hands is a “red line.”
At the start of their meeting, Netanyahu thanked Putin for the visit, saying “I very much appreciate your warm hosting, and I very much appreciate the ongoing contact between us.”
“I came here with one central goal – to strengthen the security coordination between us in order to prevent mishaps, misunderstands, unnecessary crashes,” he said, referring to how the Russian military is currently operating near Israel in Syria to prop up Bashar al-Assad’s regime.
Netanyahu noted that in their last meeting he presented Israel’s security policy on the northern border, explaining, “Israel has clear red lines for self-defense needs.”
“First, we act as best as we can in order to prevent a transfer of advanced weapons from Iran and Syria to Hezbollah in Lebanon. Secondly, we act in order to prevent the establishment of an additional terror front against us from the Golan Heights. These are red lines, and we will continue to protect them.”
The Prime Minister focused in on the Golan Heights, which has been in the news this week after on Sunday he held the first Cabinet meeting there since the region was liberated in the 1967 Six Day War. His meeting sparked an international backlash of condemnation, and in it he vowed that the Golan would always remain Israeli.
“Regarding the Golan Heights, we will not return to the days when they fired on our towns and our children from the peaks of the Golan,” Netanyahu told Putin on Thursday.
“Therefore, with an agreement or without an agreement, the Golan Heights will remain under Israeli sovereignty.”
Netanyahu’s declaration on the Golan Heights on Sunday led to condemnation from the EU, the US State Department, the Syrian regime which threatened to conquer the region militarily, and the Arab League which called to establish a special court against Israel on the matter. Netanyahu did however receive backing from Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz.
Passover in Moscow
In his meeting with Putin, Netanyahu noted that the visit was a chance to discuss bilateral issues even as the two sides mark 25 years of bilateral ties.
He particularly made mention of the matter of pensions for Israelis who immigrated from Russia, an issue which he said he hopes will be closed soon to provide aid for those who are eligible for a pension from Russia given their years of working there.
“I also want to thank you for the wishes on the Passover holiday,” said Netanyahu. “This is our holiday of freedom, and on the holiday all of the house of Israel will sit at the seder table including over a million Russian-speaking Israelis who are a living connection between our peoples.”
“I also would like to wish the Jews of Russia and all the house of Israel around the world a happy Passover holiday. I want to thank you again for your friendship, which is important for the interests of both our peoples.”
Netanyahu in his one-day Moscow visit was accompanied by Minister Ze’ev Elkin (Likud), the Israeli Air Force (IAF) commander, the deputy head of the National Security Council (NSC), the military secretary and the bureau chief.
The meeting follows a meeting between Putin and Qassem Soleimani, commander of Iran’s Quds Force special ops unit responsible for managing terror missions worldwide, against UN sanctions – as well as the early stages of Iran receiving the S-300 anti-aircraft missile system from Russia.
Official Source: http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/211253#.Vxkc7_krLx8
In an End-of-Days prophetic fulfillment, the last group of Yemenite Jews were brought to Israel in a covert rescue mission that literally snatched them out of a raging war zone.
The Jewish Agency for Israel announced Sunday night that the final group of Jews from war-torn Yemen landed safely in Israel. Their arrival signifies the fulfillment of Biblical prophecy which tells of an ingathering of the exiles that presages the Messianic era.
The group included nineteen people, fourteen of whom come from the town of Raydah and another family of five from Sanaa. Also on the flight were the wife and children of Aharon Zindani whose remains were brought to Israel for burial in the Holy Land.
No less significant was the 500 year old Torah carried by the community’s rabbi, an irreplaceable part of their heritage.
This concludes the covert operations that have brought approximately 200 Yemenite Jews to Israel in the last few years, an effort that included the Israeli Foreign Ministry, and the US State Department, among others.
Executive Chairman of The Jewish Agency for Israel Natan Sharansky said in a statement: “This is a highly significant moment in the history of Israel and of Aliyah. From Operation Magic Carpet in 1949 until the present day, the Jewish Agency has helped bring Yemenite Jewry home to Israel. Today we bring that historic mission to a close. This chapter in the history of one of the world’s oldest Jewish communities is coming to an end, but Yemenite Jewry’s unique, 2,000-year-old contribution to the Jewish people will continue in the State of Israel.”
The Israeli government has begun to reach out to millions of people around the world whose Jewish ancestors were forcibly converted to Catholicism during the Iberian Inquisition.
Before the miraculous creation of the State of Israel, Jews threatened in foreign countries would have been forced to fend for themselves or pray for Divine intervention. Since its creation, Israel has saved entire communities, as they did with the Ethiopian Jews, and also individual Jews in crisis, as they did in Entebbe.
Today, organizations are discovering communities with Jewish roots all around the world in the most unlikely of locations. The Bnei Menashe, for example, finally returned home to Israel after 2,000 years of wandering around the far-flung corner of India.
This latest Yemen operation came in the nick of time, returning a branch of the Jewish people to Israel just before they disappeared altogether. In October, the Jews of Yemen were given an ultimatum: convert or leave. The Houthis, who took control of the government in Saana in January of 2015, have in their logo, “Death to Israel” and “Damn the Jews”, illustrating the danger that the few remaining Jews faced.
Jews have a long history in Yemen, dating back to when King Solomon sent merchants and craftsmen to collect gold and silver for constructing the Temple. Yemenite Jews have a unique and strong tradition, with some families even retaining their tribal identity, claiming a clear ancestry to Judah, Benjamin, Levy, and Reuven.
Yemenite Jews in the past mostly coexisted with hostile Muslims who took power in the region, oppressing the non-Muslim population, with intermittent periods of relative harmony. The situation grew worse with the fall of the Ottoman Empire in 1918. Between 1881 and 1914, 10% of the Yemenite Jews emigrated to Israel.
The majority of Yemenite Jews were brought to Israel in 1949 when the fledgling State of Israel initiated Operation on the Wings of Eagles, that brought 49,000 of the 63,000 Yemenite Jews to Israel in a secret operation that was not made public until several months after its successful completion.
Rescue operations for the remaining hundreds of Jews in Yemen were considered impossible after civil war broke out in 1962, trapping them in a Muslim country hostile to Jews. In the early years of 1990, a small operation succeeded in rescuing 1,200 Jews from Yemen.
The continuous raging war in Yemen has made for “catastrophic” humanitarian conditions, as classified by The World Health Organization. Anti-Semitic attacks increased in 2008 when Jewish teacher Moshe Ya’ish Nahari was murdered in Raydah. In 2012, Aharon Zindani was murdered in Sanaa and a young Jewish woman was abducted, forced to convert to Islam, and marry a Muslim man.
The Yemenite population in Israel today numbers over 350,000. Approximately fifty Jews chose to remain in Yemen despite the conditions, including approximately forty in Sanaa, where they live in a closed compound adjacent to the US embassy and enjoy the protection of Yemeni authorities.
The US State Department spokesman and United Nations Secretary-General both released statements on Tuesday condemning Israel’s recent appropriation of about 600 acres of land in Judea, accusing the Jewish state of illegal settlement activity which the State Department said will “undermine the prospects for a two-state solution.”
“We strongly oppose any steps that accelerate settlement expansion, which raises serious questions about Israel’s long-term intentions,” State Department spokesman John Kirby said at a news briefing.
The UN’s Ban Ki-moon issued a similar statement through spokesman Stephane Dujarric, who declared, “Settlements are illegal under international law and the secretary-general urges the government of Israel to halt and reverse such actions in the interest of a just and comprehensive peace and a just final status agreement.”
The criticism came after Israel declared 234 hectares, or 580 acres, of West Bank territory to be state land. The area is located south of Jericho and close to the Dead Sea.
It is the largest land “confiscation” since 2014, when Israel declared 4,000 dunams of land in the Bethlehem area to be government property.
All of the “confiscated” lands are located within the Biblical borders of Israel, which stretched east to west from the Dead Sea to the Mediterranean. However, these are not boundaries respected by international law.
In a report by Peace Now, a leftist Israeli NGO, on the “land grab”, the organization said that Israel’s intention was to prevent Palestinian expansion and build up Jewish settlements in the area.
“Control over this area is meant to split the West Bank in half and prevent the possibility to establish a viable and contiguous Palestinian State,” read the report, which also stated that the declaration of appropriation had been made and signed during US Vice President Joe Biden’s Israel visit on March 10.
Issues of building in the so-called settlements – Jewish communities located in Judea, Samaria and the Golan – have loomed large in Israel’s relations with the US, which has repeatedly condemned such expansion and urged Israel to freeze construction in the settlements.
The position of the US, the UN and other international bodies is that the freezing of settlements is necessary to make peace in the region, which they believe can be reached through the implementation of a two-state solution.
Israel, however, does not see the settlement issue as the main obstacle to peace, pointing instead to the fact that though the PA has been offered many generous deals, it has rejected all of them.
Most recently, the PA refused a deal which would give it security control over much of the West Bank, incorporating all of Area A, which includes most large Palestinian cities and villages. The IDF will continue to operate in the area as usual.
Official Source: http://www.breakingisraelnews.com/63727/un-and-us-accuse-israel-of-stealing-its-own-land-judea-and-samaria/#TvwlWSTlAerXMlXq.99
Two blood moons have already appeared in 2014 and they coincided with major events in the Middle East and the world:
- A war between Israel and Hamas in the summer of 2014
- The rise of ISIS and the emergence of a new caliphate in Syria and Iraq
- Terrorism increasing around the world to a staggeringly noticeable level
- And anti-Semitism on the march in Europe to rates unseen since the 1930’s
What major events occurred during history that add credence to this most unusual celestial event?
The last three “Blood Moons” are very important as they affect ISRAEL as we know it today:
Four TOTAL lunar eclipses occurred on the Jewish Passover and the Feast of Trumpets Holidays in 1493 – 1494. Only months after King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of Spain ordered all Jewish people to leave the country (after about 200 AD, Spain became and remained a second Jewish homeland for well over a millennia. So deeply woven into the fabric of Spain are the Jews that neither history can be fully studied without considering the influence of the other).
“In the same month in which their Majesties (Ferdinand and Isabella)] issued the edict that all Jews should be driven out of the kingdom and its territories, in the same month they gave me the order to undertake with sufficient men my expedition of discovery to the Indies.” So begins Christopher Columbus’s diary.
The expulsion that Columbus refers to was so cataclysmic an event that ever since; the date 1492 has been almost as important in Jewish history as in American history. On July 30 of that year, the entire Jewish community, some 200,000 people, were expelled from Spain. Tens of thousands of refugees died while trying to reach safety. In some instances, Spanish ship captains charged Jewish passengers exorbitant sums, then dumped them overboard in the middle of the ocean. In the last days before the expulsion, rumours spread throughout Spain that the fleeing refugees had swallowed gold and diamonds, and many Jews were knifed to death by brigands hoping to find treasures in their stomachs.
1492 was the same year that the Jews were expelled from Spain and Christopher Columbus ‘amazingly’…. discovered America which is home today for more than 5 million Jews outside Israel. Like Mordecai said to Esther – “help will come in another way!” And America was blessed by G-d. More important we believe thatAmerica’s purpose was to protect Israel and offer a safe haven for the Jewish people. However, the question is… how long will America still continue this in our day?
Four TOTAL lunar eclipses occurred on the Jewish Passover and Sukkot in 1949 – 1950during the 1st Arab – Israeli War for Independence just after Israel had become a nation again for the first time in 2,000 years. It should be noted here: that even though Israel declared themselves a nation in 1948, the first permanent government took office on January 25th, 1949. Israel had a transitional government in 1948. In this way the “(Tetrad) four blood moons” can tie to the year 1949 for the first elected office of that year and the birth year could still be 1948.
On 14th May, 1948 – Israel proclaimed its independence. Less than 24 hours later, the regular armies ofEgypt, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, and Iraq invaded the country, forcing Israel to defend the sovereignty it had regained in its ancestral homeland. In what became known as Israel’s War of Independence, the newly formed, poorly equipped Israel Defence Forces (IDF) repulsed the invaders in fierce intermittent fighting, which lasted some 15 months and claimed over 6,000 Israeli lives (nearly one percent of the country’s Jewish population at the time).
During the first months of 1949, direct negotiations were conducted under United Nations auspices betweenIsrael and each of the invading countries (except Iraq, which refused to negotiate with Israel), resulting in armistice agreements which reflected the situation at the end of the fighting.
Accordingly, the Coastal Plain, Galilee and the entire Negev were within Israel’s sovereignty, Judea andSamaria (the West Bank) came under Jordanian rule, the Gaza Strip came under Egyptian administration, and the city of Jerusalem was divided, with Jordan controlling the eastern part, including the Old City, andIsrael the western sector.
The war over, Israel focused on building the state which the people had struggled so long and so hard to regain. The first 120-seat Knesset (parliament) went into session following national elections (25 January 1949) in which nearly 85 percent of all eligible voters cast their ballots.
Two of the people who had led Israel to statehood became the country’s leaders: David Ben-Gurion, head of the Jewish Agency, was chosen as the first Prime Minister; and Chaim Weizmann, head of the World Zionist Organization, was elected by the Knesset as the first president. On 11 May 1949, Israel took its seat as the 59th member of the United Nations.
“The gates of the country were thrown open, affirming the right of every Jew to become a citizen.” David Ben-Gurion
Four TOTAL lunar eclipses occurred on the Jewish Passover and Sukkot in 1967 – 1968coinciding with the 6 Day War when Israel recaptured Jerusalem. As Israel’s neighbours prepared to destroy the Jewish state, Israel invoked its inherent right of self-defence, launching a pre-emptive strike (5 June 1967) against Egypt in the South.
It was followed by a counter attack against Jordan in the East and the routing of Syrian forces entrenched on the Golan Heights in the North. At the end of six days of fighting, previous cease-fire lines were replaced by new ones, with Judea, Samaria, Gaza, the Sinai Peninsula, and the Golan Heights under Israel’s control. As a result, the northern villages were freed from 19 years of recurrent Syrian shelling; the passage of Israeli and Israel-bound shipping through the Straits of Tiran was ensured; and Jerusalem, which had been divided under Israeli and Jordanian rule since 1949, was reunified under Israel’s authority.
The coming Blood Moons of 2014 – 2015… These four TOTAL lunar eclipses and two solar eclipses WILLoccur on the Jewish holidays of “Passover,” the “Feast of Tabernacles” and the “Feast of Trumpets.”
This is the only “tetrad” in the near future that aligns itself with the Jewish holidays. One should make mention here that there are other “tetrads” occurring as well. One tetrad occurred in 2003 – 2004. Future ones other than the 2014 – 2015 are found in 2032-2033, 2043-2044, 2050-2051, 2061-2062, 2072-2073, and 2090-2091… The difference between these “tetrads” and the 2014 – 2015 “tetrad” is that this “tetrad”aligns with the Jewish holidaysand the others DO NOT!
Putting everything into perspective… The above does not mean that the Second Coming of Yeshua (Jesus Christ) at Tabernacles… has to occur on Tabernacles 2015. But, what the above taken as a whole does show a pattern. The “1493 tetrad”… is tied to the Spanish Government expelling the Jews. The “1949 tetrad” is the nation Israel being reborn” and the “1967 tetrad” is the recapture of Jerusalem. The coming “2014 tetrad”… will be tied to some major event dealing with Israel. We believe that the “tetrad” of 2014 through 2015 will have something to do with Israel for the start. The blood moons show a pattern of Jewish persecution… and then new land for Israel after a time of war!