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Israel’s Conservatives Create New Fight

  1. 23rd January 2023
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

Israeli flag in a shield with Itamar Gvir to the left and Netanyahu on the right Benjamin Netanyahu is once again Prime Minister of Israel after 20 months out of office. When Mr. Netanyahu failed to form a government in March 2021, many believed he stepped down due to charges of corruption. However, Mr. Netanyahu is again at Israel’s helm, backed up by what many consider Israel’s most conservative government yet (BBC, January 5, 2023).

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The World Is In a “Slow-Motion Train Wreck”

  1. 20th January 2023
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

the earth with red waves emanating from it with an illustration of a train wreck in the background So says famed economist and advisor to presidents, Nouriel Roubini (Newsweek, October 13, 2022). Nicknamed “Dr. Doom” by Wall Street, Dr. Roubini released a new book in October titled MegaThreats: Ten Dangerous Trends That Imperil Our Future, And How to Survive Them. Leading up to the book’s release, Dr.

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Birds Can Make Us Happier

  1. 13th January 2023
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

little girl amused by some pelicans walking up to her According to a recent study in Nature’s journal Scientific Reports, a “growing body of empirical evidence is revealing the benefits of nature for mental health, including higher mental wellbeing and lower risk of mental illness.” The study of over 1,200 people asked them to record their mental and emotional wellbeing in real time during and following exposure to...

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Japan’s Historic New Military Buildup

  1. 09th January 2023
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

Map showing Japan with some tanks and missile launchers Japan has had a pacifist stance since World War II. Yet with China’s massive military buildup and territorial expansion in the South China Sea and North Korea’s overt missile testing, Japan is being moved to expand its military. In an unprecedented move, the island nation will double its military budget by 2027, from 1 to 2 percent of its GDP, in line with the...

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A Special Clean-Up Crew

  1. 06th January 2023
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

buzzards circling in a clear blue sky Scavenging animals are often looked down upon as dirty creatures. Yet, they play a vital role in balancing and protecting the ecosystem, and “the more scientists find out more about these consumers of the dead, the clearer it becomes that we should be valuing and protecting scavengers far more than we do today.… By devouring carcasses, they prevent pathogens...

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Brain-Computer Interfaces

  1. 02nd January 2023
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

man with electrodes attached to his head As technology continues to advance, one cutting-edge area focuses on brain-computer interfaces, or BCI (The Conversation, December 2, 2022). This new technology has many applications from the biomedical field to defense arenas. However, ethicists fear the technology is rushing forward while crucial ethical questions remain unanswered.

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Saudi Arabia and China Build Bonds

  1. 30th December 2022
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

image of Saudi King Salman and Chinese leader Xi with puzzle pieces joined depicting the Saudi and Chinese flags For decades, America and Saudi Arabia have had a marriage of convenience. Saudi Arabia provided the United States with access to oil and the U.S. provided Saudi Arabia with security—until recently. Some say the relationship began faltering after the September 11 attacks in 2001, when it was discovered that the majority of the terrorists involved were Saudi...

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Religious Faith and Health

  1. 26th December 2022
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

an apple placed on top of a Bible According to The Guardian, studies show that behaviors and attitudes associated with religious faith can benefit believers’ health in many ways. As a professor of public health at the University of California at Berkley put it, “Religious and spiritual traditions give you access to different methods of coping that have distinctive benefits” (December 3, 2022).

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Conflict Draws Brothers Together

  1. 23rd December 2022
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

three sheilds showing the flags of Australia, the UK and the US External threats have a way of driving people together. This is the case with Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States. With increasing tensions in the South China Sea and belligerent talk from North Korea, Australia and America recently held talks to plan future joint military efforts (South China Morning Post, December 7, 2022). At the meetings,...

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Crowning New “Queens”

  1. 19th December 2022
  2. News and Prophecy Staff

Recently, two leaders of Israelite-descended nations celebrated events with drag queens—men dressed as women. Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau appeared with drag queens on the television program “Canada’s Drag Race: Canada vs. the World” to say that “it does not matter… who you love” (CBC, November 25, 2022). A month later, American President Biden...

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