Posted in In-Depth Issues

Uncomfortable questions that Churches for Middle East Peace really need to answer

Rev. Dr. Mae Cannon, executive director of Churches for Middle East Peace, speaks at the Christ at the Checkpoint Conference in Oklahoma in 2018. (Photo…

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Posted in Peace Process

Israeli Arabs flatly reject idea of becoming part of a Palestinian state

A view of Israel’s largest Arab city, Umm al-Fahm. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. by Ariel Ben Solomon (JNS) — Israeli Arab citizens flatly reject the idea…

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Posted in Supporting Israel

Israel events at the National Religious Broadcasters convention

As thousands of Christian media professionals gather in Nashville this week for the National Religious Broadcasters Convention, Israel will have a prominent place. The conference,…

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Posted in Christian-Jewish Relations

Talking about my grandparents in a roomful of Christians

Heather Johnston (center) and participants on a USIEA trip to Israel by Richard Friedman  There I was. To an outsider it may have seemed an…

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Posted in Reading Israel

When the Western Wall was a Battleground for Jewish Rights

by Moshe Phillips The book “The Western Wall Wars” (Whirlwind Press) appeared in late 2019 and details the stories about the young men who, from 1930…

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Posted in Peace Process

The Business of Peace: Water for Gaza, Co-Working Jobs for Jews and Palestinians

Yehuda Cohen and Arlene Bridges Samuels at Lipski in the Barkan Industrial Park in the territories by Arlene Bridges Samuels President Trump’s “Deal of the…

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Posted in In-Depth Issues

Build, Bibi, Build!

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at a Likud Party event in Lod, Israel, on Feb. 11, 2020. Photo by Flash90. by Caroline Glick (JNS) —…

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Posted in Getting at the Truth

The long history of Palestinian rejectionism, in brief

The Mufti of Jerusalem, Yasser Arafat, Saeb Erekat, Mahmoud Abbas, images via Wikimedia Commons by Dr. Edy Cohen (BESA Center) — Taking into account all…

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Posted in Peace Process

Nothing is permanent: A history of non-aggression pacts in the Muslim world

by Harold Rhode (JNS) — The news media is filled with reports that the Arab world—most notably Saudi Arabia and countries in the Persian Gulf,…

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Posted in Monitoring BDS

Anti-Israel filmmaker files suit against Georgia anti-BDS law

A filmmaker who engages in anti-Israel conspiracy theories has sued the state of Georgia after a planned talk at Georgia Southern University in Savannah was…

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