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Father, we pray that You would control our federal government and where its money goes. We ask You to stop our leaders and elected officials from sending money to groups that support or are linked to terrorism.
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Our government gave more than $1.5 million to a nonprofit group linked to pro-terror Palestinian universities. Is this really what our leaders should be doing with taxpayer funds?

From The Federalist. The Department of Education and the National Endowment for the Humanities awarded $1,508,888 between 2010 and 2022 to a research institution with close ties to two Palestinian universities that are hotbeds for terrorism.

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The Palestinian American Research Center (PARC) has maintained a close relationship for years with Birzeit University and An-Najah National University, located in the West Bank cities of Birzeit and Nablus, respectively. PARC has taken at least two delegations to both universities and even hosted a conference at Birzeit. Groups of Hamas affiliates have been arrested at both schools within the last several months, and Hamas-affiliated parties hold majorities on both universities’ student councils.

In addition to the Department of Education and the National Endowment for the Humanities, PARC is funded via a federally-approved passthrough organization called Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC), which receives funding from the State Department, the U.S. Department of Education, the Smithsonian Institution, and private foundations, according to its website. …

PARC’s support for Birzeit University was made clear when it sent delegations there in May of 2022 and 2023 “to foster connections and expand research collaboration.” The school is also listed under “Orgs on Palestine” on PARC’s website, implying that the group endorses the university’s scholarship.

Four of the 21 members listed on PARC’s “Who We Are” page either currently work at or have previously worked at Birzeit University, one is codirecting a Birzeit University project, and an additional member earned a degree there. A PARC-sponsored panel at the 2023 Middle East Studies Association (MESA) Annual Meeting was organized by a Birzeit University professor.

Less than two weeks before Hamas attacked on Oct. 7, killing more than 1,200 Israelis and kidnapping more than 200, Israeli security forces arrested eight suspects from a terrorist cell at Birzeit University who had planned to carry out an “immediate” terrorist attack. …

In addition to its ties with Birzeit, PARC appears to maintain close ties with An-Najah National University, which Hamas calls a “greenhouse for martyrs.” Hamas member Qais Adwan, former head of the An-Najah student council from the Islamic Bloc, also headed the Qassam Brigades in the northern West Bank.

In January 2024, Israeli security forces arrested nine students from an An-Najah Hamas student cell. …

Like Birzeit University, An-Najah is also listed on PARC’s website under “Orgs on Palestine,” implying that PARC recommends An-Najah’s scholarship. …

What do you think of PARC and the universities it’s tied to? Share your thoughts and prayers below.

(Excerpt from The Federalist. Photo Credit: Latrach Med Jamil on Unsplash)

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Ann NMN Shaw
May 26, 2024

Dear God, you are everywhere and you know the truth. Why would the USA ever leave military equipment before leaving? Our tax paying citizens do not approve of this waste. Please help us as citizens to hold our government accountable.

In Jesus’s name Amen

George Leaf
May 23, 2024

The world would say “freedom of speech”, the word of God says “guard your tongue”. For every word you say is a seed planted for your future crop. And that which you plan for others is what comes upon you.
So I pray for those who are so deceived as to speak their own destruction.

Karen Secrest
May 23, 2024

We decree this day the e nemy is required to r r turn 100 fold from every source stolen from the Body of Christ. By the Powe r and Authority of Jesus Christ and His shed Blood. Amen and Amen

Darlene Estlow
May 23, 2024

Father in heaven, reveal to our governmental officials the foolishness of their decisions in giving money. Open their eyes. Change their hearts. Give them repentance for foolish acts that lead to destruction of our country and Israel. Open their eyes to truth and lead them to life in Jesus.

May 23, 2024

Lord of Life, You give us wisdom and understanding only through submission to your Spirit of Life and Love for all people. We pray for all who seek to promote their own self-centered agendas opposed to your perfect will, that they will be given your heart for justice and righteousness for the benefit of all. Let them receive your mercy, be it kind or severe, to lead them to repentance and healing.
In the Holy name of Yeshua. Amen.

May 23, 2024

FATHER, protect the innocent in USA from our evil swamp in DC… bring Your Anger on the evildoers only IN YESHUA’S HOLY NAME AMEN AMEN


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