Defending Israel

April 15, 2019

(Editorial) “Academic” hate-fest at UNC/Duke Gaza Conference

(From our sister publication, Southern Jewish Life) As an alumnus of the University of Virginia, throwing shade at the University of North Carolina or Duke University is something that comes naturally (*cough* March Madness), and is generally reciprocated. Of course, […]
January 23, 2019

Ten Toxic Terms that Pro-Israel Advocates Must Fight

By Lee Bender and Jerome R. Verlin (JNS) Mainstream Western media coverage of Israel is laced with expressions intentionally crafted to delegitimize the Jewish state. By forfeiting this language, we forfeit our history. The good news is that these terms […]
December 12, 2018

At International Human Rights Day conference, Israeli minorities praise Jewish state

From right to left: Ze’ev Jabotinsky, grandson of the famous Revisionist Zionist leader; Yishai Fleisher, spokesperson of the Jewish Community of Hebron; and Im Tirtzu CEO Matan Peleg. Credit: Koby Dovraz. (JNS) — The Zionist organization Im Tirtzu held its […]
September 20, 2018

First “Made in Mississippi” canister delivered for Israel’s Arrow 3 missile defense

The first “Made in Mississippi” Arrow 3 anti-ballistic missile canister was delivered to Israel Aerospace Industries during an Aug. 27 ceremony at Stark Aerospace in Columbus. Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant and several members of Mississippi’s Congressional delegation were at the […]
June 13, 2018

Opinion: Saying the Jewish memorial prayer for Hamas activists makes no sense

It is one of the best-known moral tenets in Judaism — one should not rejoice at the downfall of one’s enemy. Each year at Passover, the most widely observed holiday in Judaism, part of the Seder is the spilling of […]
February 1, 2018

Middle East Conflict: How a seemingly-innocuous resolution thrust New Orleans into an international tumult

As proponents of R-18-5 press posters against the window, Arnie Fielkow addresses the New Orleans City Council during the Jan. 25 meeting. On the face of it, Resolution R-18-5 was just another feel-good resolution that City Councils like New Orleans’ […]