Thank you, Prime Minister Harper!

Prime Minister Stephen HarperAmong Israel’s few international friends, none have been as stalwart in recent years as Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper. In 2006, he was among the earliest and strongest supporters of Israel’s right to defend herself against Hezbollah in the second Lebanon war. In 2008, he led the Canadian boycott of the Israel-bashing Durban II conference, called out the U.N. for incitement against and delegitimization of Israel, and (again) supported Israel’s right to defend herself – this time in Operation Cast Lead in Gaza. In 2010, after losing a bid for a seat on the U.N. Security Council, Prime Minister Harper, an evangelical Christian, acknowledged that his pro-Israel stance was likely what cost Canada the coveted post, but said he would stand up against anti-Israel rhetoric  “whatever the cost.

And today, he’s done it again.

Mr. Harper’s government announced that it has closed its embassy in Tehran, recalled its ambassador to Iran, and expelled Iranian diplomats from Canadian soil.

In a statement, Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird said, “Canada’s position on the regime in Iran is well known. Canada views the government of Iran as the most significant threat to global peace and security in the world today.”

We, and freedom-loving people around the globe, are grateful to Prime Minister Harper, his government, and the people of Canada for taking a stand.


Author: Stand For Israel | September 7, 2012
Posted in:  Uncategorized


 

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  • Torian
    November 19, 2012
    4:56 pm
     

    God bless our prime minister he has found grace in the eye’s of God!and shall be rewarded.

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  • Gerard
    September 16, 2012
    6:52 pm
     

    So proud being canadian to have a leader such as Mr,Harper.

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  • Anthony
    September 12, 2012
    10:43 pm
     

    I would think about leaving the USA and Fight for you SIR!!! You are a true warrior and Leader! OH how I wish you were leading the USA right NOW! Jesus Is the KIng of Kings and Lord of Lords!!! Jerusalem is The capital of Israel!!!! Candan will be blessed!!!!, for the Word of God does not return void!

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  • Jerry
    September 11, 2012
    12:35 pm
     

    Praise the Lord for him! Wonder if he wants to run for President in the USA?

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    • Cindy
      September 12, 2012
      7:20 pm
       

      BLESS YOU MR. HARPER!!!! YOU ARE MY HERO FOR HAVING THE GUTS TO STAND UP FOR WHAT IS RIGHT AND WHAT GOD COMMANDS FROM US.

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    • Creswell
      September 14, 2012
      2:37 pm
       

      Yes,we’re longing for a leader like Mr Harper in USA.
      May he continue to enjoy the protection of the Lord
      God of Israel.

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  • Kay
    September 11, 2012
    8:36 am
     

    He who blesses Israel will be blessed, He who curses Israel will be cursed….. Thank you Prime Minister Harper…. continue the blessings on our country

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  • Jack
    September 10, 2012
    7:10 pm
     

    Harper! What a leader! Good for him and his government for being the first nation to make a stand against tyranny and corruption! Gd bless Canada!!!!

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  • Cheryl
    September 10, 2012
    5:47 pm
     

    I am so proud of our Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper. A Canadian who proudly supports Israel.

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  • Ron
    September 10, 2012
    6:49 am
     

    I wish the U.S had a president like Mr Harper, with the backbone to stand up against what is wrong. Bravo Mr. Harper!

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    • Neubert
      September 10, 2012
      1:14 pm
       

      BRAVO, BRAVO, BRAVO!!!
      If the world had more presidents like him, who stands up without fear of Iran and UN (a body that does NOT bring peace and justice), and no matter what he may have to pay for it. A seat in the UN security council is not as valuable as most people think, because the UN is an anti-semitic and anti-Israel body!

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    • yvonne
      September 10, 2012
      11:03 pm
       

      thank God for a leader who can stand with Isreal i cant say that for Australia may all english speaking nations join with him

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      • Jim
        September 11, 2012
        11:00 am
         

        I agree 100% with Yvonne. I’m ashamed of my country (South Africa) govt who are anti Israel and pro arab. God bless Israel & Canada, and God help South Africa’s silent majority

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  • Rambash
    September 10, 2012
    5:24 am
     

    If I may say so, this move by PM Harper is so uncanadian in so many ways. But I love the fact that we have a leader who is willing to break away from the pack and stand for Israel.

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  • Tom
    September 10, 2012
    5:00 am
     

    I applaud Mr.Harper’s stand for what is right.The man has stones.The Leadership in America needs to open there eyes and follow suit. Mr.obamanation it is time for you to stand for Isreal.

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  • remedios
    September 10, 2012
    1:01 am
     

    He is a great man, may God bless him and the whole Canada as well. Peace be to ISRAEL !

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  • Anita
    September 9, 2012
    7:38 pm
     

    Praise God and may the Lord Bless Prime Minister Harper and his country for his courage Thank so very much

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  • Renald R
    September 9, 2012
    7:34 pm
     

    I wish there were more people like him, the world would be a better place

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  • Eric
    September 9, 2012
    7:09 pm
     

    I’m proud to be a Canadian and stand by my Prime Minister Harper in His conviction of standing by Israel. He is good example of leader who is not fallowing the popular opinion, but what Bible says

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  • Aric
    September 9, 2012
    7:03 pm
     

    especially impressive considering the large iranian ex-pat population of canada. its a sad day when doing the right thing deserves a “thank you”.

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  • STAN
    September 9, 2012
    6:37 pm
     

    HALLELU YAH !!! PRAISE BE TO OUR LIVING GOD WHO DOES ALL THINGS WELL. OTHER WESTERN NATIONAL LEADERS COULD DO WELL TO FOLLOW PRIME MINISTER HARPERS COMMITMENT TO HIS GOD AND TO ISRAEL !!!
    MAY N.Z. & AUSTRALIA FOLLOW SUCH A LOYAL & TRUE PATHWAY; LEST OUR NATIONS BECOME THE OBJECT OF GOD’S WRATH ..

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  • Donna
    September 9, 2012
    5:59 pm
     

    Thank God for a man of courage like Canadian Prime Minister Harper! Every citizen of Canada can hold their head high and know they will be a blessed nation for their stand with Israel.

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  • Louann
    September 9, 2012
    4:33 pm
     

    Thank you for this news about PM Harper. We have been unaware of his support for Israel. His opposing Iran with bold words and actions is encouraging. Praise the Lord for him.

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  • Gary
    September 9, 2012
    3:50 pm
     

    If only our president showed that much sense……or any sense.

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  • Ben
    September 9, 2012
    2:32 pm
     

    One of the world’s true greatest leaders. God bless you Mr Prime Minister.

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  • Charles
    September 9, 2012
    2:21 pm
     

    God bless Canada!

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  • RONALD
    September 9, 2012
    2:09 pm
     

    It’s refreshing to see a Prime Minister standing up for what is right,especially when it comes to”God’s people” the Jews.

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  • DEAN
    September 9, 2012
    2:04 pm
     

    Funny that BAMMA doesn’t close the IRANIAN embassy in USA…

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  • John
    September 9, 2012
    1:45 pm
     

    Keep up the good works and may the good Lord bless you ann keep you always . The Lord said in the Bible who wil help Islrael will be blessed and who will curse I will curse them

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  • Avi
    September 9, 2012
    1:28 pm
     

    Kudos to Prime Minster Harper and to the Canadian people for having (what most people and “world Leaders” consider to be a four letter uttley repulsive word” A BACKBONE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! La shana tova to all!:)

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  • Mary
    September 9, 2012
    12:38 pm
     

    Thank you prime minister Harper for standing in the gap for Israel. God bless Canada.

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  • Stan
    September 9, 2012
    11:37 am
     

    As a Canadian I am very proud of our Prime Minister. The motives of Iran is the destruction of Israel. All countries need to defend Israel’s right to exist.

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  • Gabrielle
    September 9, 2012
    11:25 am
     

    God will bless those that bless Israel. God will bless Canada.

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  • Solomon
    September 9, 2012
    11:13 am
     

    God bless you PM Harper of Canada and God will bless Canada mightily also.

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  • Sharon
    September 9, 2012
    11:01 am
     

    Proud to be Canadian. Thank you Prime Minister Harper, Foreign Minister Baird and the Government of Canada in the action taken to close our Embassy in Tehran and expel Iranian diplomats from Canada.

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  • nelson
    September 9, 2012
    10:07 am
     

    Long live Prime minister and may God reward you for the courage.

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  • Roger
    September 9, 2012
    9:33 am
     

    Ein mutiger und nötiger Entscheid. Gerade weil offensichtlich die Mehrheit der Öffentlichkeit nicht mehr zwischen gut und böse unterscheiden kann! Gott segne PM Stephen Harper und sein Land Kanada.

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  • ROBERT J.
    September 9, 2012
    9:25 am
     

    It is with great regret that the U.S. is now lost it’s way in standing up to IRANIAN terrorist government and Pres. Obama is running away from the need to support Israel!

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  • Tikvah
    September 9, 2012
    9:15 am
     

    I am proud to be a Canadian who blesses Israel!
    And in turn because of his leadership and stand we are blessed and able to help others.
    Thank you Prime Minister Harper for standing for truth!

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  • Barbara
    September 9, 2012
    8:55 am
     

    God will surely Bless Canada ! O Israel hear us here in the United States there are millions that are praying for you ! Peace !

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  • Lisa
    September 9, 2012
    8:02 am
     

    American leaders need to take a few lessons from Canada’s prime minister who obviously understands the importance of standing with your ally. I pray America joins them in their stand for Israel soon.

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  • Khalifa
    September 9, 2012
    7:58 am
     

    In a world of increasingly, stealthy,venomous Jihad, and oil funded hatemongering, I commend the Canadian Prime minister. His is one of the few remaining voices of sanity and courage.

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  • vivian
    September 9, 2012
    7:48 am
     

    its hard to stand among the minority and prove his worth. an upright leader who can set an example to follow in support for Israel against Iran and other nation who pose a threat to the jewish people.

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  • Fran
    September 9, 2012
    7:30 am
     

    I read about Prime Minister Harper’s stand on Israel’s place in the Middle East and I am
    relieved to see a face in the crowd that stands up
    for what is right. No country deserves to be treated by her neighbors as Israel has been.

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  • Barbara
    September 9, 2012
    7:23 am
     

    I am so grateful to have a Prime Minister who will stand for Israel. This nation will be blessed for its parnership with Israel

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  • Marjorie
    September 8, 2012
    9:17 pm
     

    God bless the man and his country for standing with Israel… (I’m simply repeating what God already said, “I will bless those who bless you (Isreal), I will curse those who curse you.”)

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  • Linda
    September 8, 2012
    2:16 pm
     

    God Bless Prime Minister Stephen Harper and His Family for taking a bold stand for Israel.What a great Leader we have ,”For such a time as this”!

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  • Charles
    September 8, 2012
    6:48 am
     

    Intelligent, discerning, brilliant, sober and “right on the money”! This is a man most worthy of keeping an eye on. He must be taken seriously and supported. Anyone possessing a soul should and must follow his leading.

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  • Donovan
    September 8, 2012
    3:15 am
     

    Bravo! South African gov’t could take pointers on having balls!

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  • Lindbergh
    September 7, 2012
    9:31 pm
     

    God promise to Abraham: ” I WILL BLESS THEM THAT BLESS YOU.” God will bless PM Harper and the nation he leads.

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  • Lindbergh
    September 7, 2012
    9:27 pm
     

    I am reminded of the promise God made to Abraham: “I WILL BLESS THEM THAT BLESS YOU”. God will bless him as a leader and the nation he leads. Guaranteed!

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  • Al
    September 7, 2012
    9:05 pm
     

    I agree! I am Canadian & support PM Harper in his stand with Israel 100%

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  • Shirea
    September 7, 2012
    8:11 pm
     

    I applaud Prime Minister Harper for standing firm on his convictions.

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  • Rachel
    September 7, 2012
    7:15 pm
     

    I think you have shown what it takes to be a man. A man that loves God, more than anything and proves it. It takes a ” Man ” to “Be ” a “Man”.

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  • Jerry
    September 7, 2012
    6:40 pm
     

    I salute Mr. Harper for taking a stand for Israel , God has surely bless him . The u.s. president on the other hand did not follow suit like the PM of Canada standing for Israel , America has shame itself.

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  • Heath
    September 7, 2012
    6:34 pm
     

    I firmly agree with the prime minister. I myself am an avid supporter of my israeli brethren. If God stands with Israel then who can stand agains her.

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  • seth
    September 7, 2012
    6:28 pm
     

    Thank you, Mr. Prime Minister! Bravo!

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  • Jean
    September 7, 2012
    6:02 pm
     

    I applaud you Mr Prime Minister! Thank you for being a leader who holds his countries best interest as a number one priorty!
    May God Bless you! Good show!!!

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  • Jean
    September 7, 2012
    5:59 pm
     

    I applaud you Mr Prime Minister! I Wish our President had the courage and conviction to stand up and be a proud defender of America!
    God Bless you!

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  • Keith
    September 7, 2012
    5:37 pm
     

    God will bless you and the people of Canada for your support of Isael; please pray for the US leaders to follow suit; if they don’t God help us!

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  • Steve
    September 7, 2012
    5:15 pm
     

    Thank you Canada and Prime Minister Harper for taking a stand with Israel! We used to have a Govt to be proud of in the US, but under the current Administration and Democrat leadership, gutless!!!

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  • Lisa M
    September 7, 2012
    4:54 pm
     

    If we refuse to stand by Israel, are we part of the Church or are we part of the apostate church? I believe that anyone who loves Jesus Christ is going to stand by Israel.

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  • Mario
    September 7, 2012
    4:14 pm
     

    No just Canada but the hole world should have leaders like Mr. Harper and his team. May God bless Canada, its government and people. So far the only ones with enough balls to stand for what is right !

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  • Kathryn
    September 7, 2012
    4:10 pm
     

    Thank God someone has the integrity to keep the ‘main thing’as’the main thing’…I wish our so-called leader would take a few lessons from him! Thank you Mr. Prime Minister! God bless you sir!

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  • Ari
    September 7, 2012
    4:07 pm
     

    What a brave move. Thank you Mr. Harper and Canada.

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  • Dan C
    September 7, 2012
    4:03 pm
     

    Full salute to PM Harper for his continued pro-Israel stand.

    Now if we can only elect someone to stand beside him here in the US …

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  • Cathy
    September 7, 2012
    4:00 pm
     

    I am proud of Prime Minister Harper. When you pray to God for a righteous leader God answers !

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  • Karen
    September 7, 2012
    3:58 pm
     

    Fabulous!! Courage, Leadership, and the will to stand for what is right!! GOD BLESS him!! I only wish our President wasn’t leaving Israel hanging on their own!! God help US AND ISREAL!!

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  • Yitzhak
    September 7, 2012
    3:53 pm
     

    I hope that Mr Harper’s support for Israel is genuine, and not that he is simply another evangelical christian waiting for ‘The Rapture’…

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  • ken
    September 7, 2012
    3:52 pm
     

    thank you, mr. Prine Minester for standing with YISRAEL

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  • Rodolfo
    September 7, 2012
    3:52 pm
     

    SEÑOR PRIMER MINISTRO HARPER

    LO FELICITO POR SU POSTURA HACIA ISRAEL, NO CABE LA MENOR DUDA DE SU LIDERAZGO Y SU VISIÓN COMO ESTADISTA!! DIOS BENDIGA A CANADA Y A ISRAEL POR SIEMPRE!!

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  • gilbert
    September 7, 2012
    3:51 pm
     

    Thank you, Mr. Prime Minister, and the great nation of Canada!! America and Israel have no better or closer friend!! G-d Bless You and Yours and G-d Bless Canada!!!

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  • Shlomo
    September 7, 2012
    2:50 pm
     

    Mr. prime minister Harper proved courage and excellent leadership. God bless him!

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    • jacqueline
      September 13, 2012
      8:41 am
       

      Prime Minister Harper stands for Peace and Truth. God bless him.

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  • Paul
    September 7, 2012
    1:47 pm
     

    I am very happy to see that there is a leader and country that have what it takes to stand for what is right. Bravo!

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    • Jimmy
      September 7, 2012
      9:23 pm
       

      God Bless Steven Harper and his government..i am really not into political things but i am a christian and stand behind for Israel..Amen to him and GOD BLESS

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    • Mary
      September 9, 2012
      12:40 pm
       

      yes!

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    • colleen
      September 9, 2012
      1:18 pm
       

      We should praise God for our primeminister, so glad he is a Christian.Colleen

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    • HELEN
      September 10, 2012
      9:47 am
       

      PRAISE GOD THAT HE IS SUPPORTING ISRAEL AND I KNOW GOD WILL BLESS OUR NATION ALSO.

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