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By Nathanael Bennett1308676133000

Its been a busy week of work on the international front.  The ACLJ and its international affiliate have been active on the international scene - including focusing on Israel.

Not only did President Obama meet with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu last week, but he also plans to meet with Palestinian President Abbas next week.  These meetings are critical for a number of reasons, and I am very pleased that 76 U.S. Senators saw fit to send President Obama a letter expressing their support for Israel.  This letter sends a loud and clear message that the interests of Israel are also the interests of the United States.

However, on the heels of this promising news comes some very disturbing news.  There are reports that the Palestinians would like to give control of the Temple Mount to the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC).  As many of you know, our Government Affairs Department and the European Centre for Law and Justice (ECLJ) have a great deal of experience with the OIC, and there is considerable reason for concern about this proposal.

Many of you will remember that the OIC is the entity responsible for pushing the Defamation of Religions resolution at the United Nations.  This dangerous resolution effectively bans proclamation of the Gospel in many parts of the world.  To make it worse, when an OIC Member Nation goes to the floor of the United Nations - they refuse to acknowledge or recognize Israel, instead using the term occupied territory.  This is a very similar position towards Israel as that held by the terrorist organization Hamas. 

We will continue to advocate for the sovereignty of Israel and will continue asking the U.S. government to stand in solidarity with Israel.  You can sign our petition expressing your support here.  Stay tuned to Jay Sekulow Live! for updates.

 

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