Larry Brook

January 24, 2023

Leading global law firm Denton’s issues statement condemning antisemitism

Antisemitic graffiti at Etz Chayim in Huntsville on the first day of Passover, April 2020 by Richard Friedman Through an initiative that originated in Birmingham and Huntsville, Dentons, a worldwide law firm, recently released a statement condemning antisemitism and affirming […]
January 18, 2023

New IDF fitness center honors Alabama’s Lenora Pate

Steven Brickman in front of Israel’s new Lenora W. Pate Fitness Facility by Richard Friedman When Birmingham’s Lenora Pate died in June 2021, the Jewish community and Israel lost a friend. A devout Christian, Lenora was married to Steven Brickman, […]
January 18, 2023

Israel barred Jordanian ambassador from Temple Mount? Fake news

Palestinians fly Hamas flags after Ramadan prayers at the Al-Aqsa mosque on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, April 22, 2022. Photo by Jamal Awad/Flash90. (JNS) — The Israel Police on Jan. 17 described as “fake news” reports that the Jordanian […]
January 18, 2023

Pope Benedict had historic influence on Church-Jewish reconciliation

Pope Benedict XVI visits the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, May 15, 2009. Photo by Abir Sultan/Flash90. by Rabbi Pesach Wolicki With the recent passing of Pope Benedict XVI, born Joseph Ratzinger, reaction from the Jewish community has […]
January 17, 2023

Why did Harvard’s Kennedy School reject HRW’s Ken Roth?

by Richard Cravatts (JNS) — For three decades under the leadership of Kenneth Roth, Human Rights Watch has obsessively and relentlessly targeted Israel. Roth’s fixation on libeling the Jewish state was so blatant that even the organization’s founder and chairman, […]
January 17, 2023

Ethnic Studies activists pushing anti-Israel agenda into K-12 schools

(CAMERA) — American educators have long taught about the history, accomplishments and struggles of ethnic groups under the rubric of multicultural education. In this process, the American mosaic is presented as complex, hopeful, and as reinforcing the national credo, “E […]
January 16, 2023

Reforming Israel’s Supreme Court is perfectly reasonable

by Rabbi Dov Fischer (JNS) — I approach the topic of the reform of the Israeli judicial system not merely as a rabbi who has spent 40 years engaged in Jewish public policy issues, but also as a recent retiree […]
January 15, 2023

New York New Year’s machete attacker had motive: U.S. support of Israel

Trevor Bickford by Sean Durns (CAMERA) — A man who allegedly attacked several New York City police officers on New Year’s Eve was reportedly motivated by American support for Israel. Some in the press, however, have been mum about Trevor […]
January 14, 2023

Global Christian media personalities reflect on Jerusalem media summit

Participants visited the Gaza border and heard from Israelis who live near there about the issues they face from the Hamas-controlled strip by Jonathan Feldstein Last month, Israel’s Government Press Office hosted the sixth Christian Media Summit in Jerusalem, the […]
January 5, 2023

Bedein: Palestinian Authority is first entity in the world to endorse murder of Jews

Israel Behind the News David Bedein, director of the Israel Resource news agency at the Nahum Bedein Center for Near East Policy Research, has a strong message for the new right wing Israeli government — to be very careful regarding […]
January 4, 2023

Ben-Gvir visited the Temple Mount. Why is this a problem, or even news?

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah during a speech, Jan. 3, 2023, where he says Ben-Gvir’s visit to the Temple Mount could “explode” the Middle East. Credit: Screenshot/Al-Manar. by Jonathan Feldstein This week, much of the world got uptight over the visit […]