Larry Brook

May 19, 2022

De-list? Let dead terrorist groups lie

by Jonathan Feldstein There have been recent reports that the Biden administration is planning to remove five groups from the United States foreign terrorist blacklist. Each of these groups is now considered defunct. But it’s strange that if they are […]
May 17, 2022

Partner, not patron: U.S. “economic aid” to Israel no longer exists

by Lenny Ben-David (JNS) — Following the death of Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh in a firefight between the IDF and Palestinian terrorists in the West Bank town of Jenin, Israel’s detractors in Washington rushed to declare without evidence that […]
May 17, 2022

Battling antisemitism and anti-Zionism at Duke University

by Alexandra Ahdoot (JNS) — I am a Persian Jew who has lived all of my life in America. Yet at the same time, Israel is my home. I get the chills every time I sing “Hatikvah” because even though […]
May 16, 2022

Journalists should report on Israeli news, not try to shape it

by Moshe Phillips Sometimes there’s a thin line between a journalist reporting news about Israel, or actually shaping the story. A recent exchange between a Jewish news correspondent and a State Department spokeswoman gives us a glimpse of the tricky […]
May 16, 2022

NBA Hall of Famer Ray Allen wraps up “incredible” visit to Israel

NBA Hall of Famer, two-time world champion and team USA Olympic gold medalist Ray Allen conducts a training session for kids at the YMCA in Jerusalem, on May 15, 2022. Credit: Gali Tibbon/America’s Voices in Israel. by Josh Hasten (JNS) […]
May 15, 2022

Even in death of Al-Jazeera journalist, Israel attacked with the three Ds

by Micha Danzig (Jewish Journal) — So much of what has happened surrounding the death of Shireen Abu Akleh is emblematic of the entire Arab-Israeli conflict. If you have been hiding under a rock for the past few days, here […]
May 15, 2022

Worldwide condemnation of Israel doesn’t help search for truth in journalist’s death

Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh. Source: Screenshot. by Fiamma Nirenstein (JNS) — The tragic death of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, who was killed last week in a firefight in the Palestinian town of Jenin, has prompted worldwide […]
May 14, 2022

From oranges to… High tech now more than half of Israel’s exports

by Hili Yacobi-Handelsman (Israel HaYom) — For the first time in Israel’s history, high tech exports accounted for more than 50 percent of the country’s exports in 2021, now standing at 54 percent, while in another first, more than 10 […]
May 13, 2022

What are Harvard students being taught about Israel?

by Moshe Phillips Much has written about the recent endorsement of BDS by the editors of The Harvard Crimson, the Harvard student newspaper. But how do you suppose Harvard students got that way? Could it have anything to do with the […]