February 1, 2020

Lessons from Palestinian Rule over Bethlehem

by Dov Lipman (Honestreporting.com) — What is so special about Bethlehem? For Jews, the town’s holiness stems from its description as the burial place of Rachel, Jacob’s beloved wife (Genesis 35:19). Later on, the story of Ruth largely revolves around […]
January 30, 2020

Trump’s Middle East plan: Look beyond the map and don’t panic

by Robin Rowan (Church4Israel) — President Donald Trump introduced his long-awaited Middle East Peace Plan for Israel and the Palestinians. The media, and enemies of Israel, will attempt to pull Evangelical support away from President Trump. Yes, it is a […]
January 7, 2020

Qassem Soleimani connected all the dots in Iran’s strategy of aggression

Qassem Soleimani receives a medal from Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. Source: Wikimedia Commons. By Shimon Shapira and Michael Segall (JCPA) — On Jan. 3, an American drone targeted the commander of the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ Quds […]
December 23, 2019

Q&A: What is the International Criminal Court and Why is it Targeting Israel?

Photo: Prof. Yuval Shany By Prof. Yuval Shany and Col (Res.) Adv. Liron Libman Courtesy the Israel Democracy Institute What is the International Criminal Court? The International Criminal Court (ICC) is an international tribunal that considers charges against individuals accused […]
December 10, 2019

From the Knesset to Atlanta: An Interview with now-Professor Nachman Shai

By Brett Kleiman ATLANTA — Nachman Shai exudes a frenetic energy. Interrupted multiple times over a 90-minute conversation this fall, the former member of Israel’s Knesset roars back each time with “as I was saying” before a monologue about Israel, […]
December 8, 2019

The Forgotten Jewish Refugees, the Bible and the Return to Israel

Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon speaks at an event highlighting the need to recognize Jewish refugees from the Middle East at the U.N. headquarters in New York City, Dec. 4, 2019. Credit: Israeli Mission to the United […]
October 25, 2019

Tennessee Pro-Israel Group Pushes Back Against SPLC Hate Group Designation

At the National Religious Broadcasters Convention in March, Laurie Cardoza-Moore urged Christian media to fight antisemitism. A Tennessee-based pro-Israel organization that fights antisemitism is battling back against being designated an anti-Muslim hate group by the Montgomery-based Southern Poverty Law Center. […]
September 12, 2019

Palestinians tired of being only refugees in world forbidden to resettle in a third country

UNRWA staff members protest against UNRWA cuts outside the UNRWA offices in Gaza City on April 14, 2019. Photo by Hassan Jedi/Flash90 By Evelyn Gordon (JNS) — Hundreds of Palestinian refugees demonstrated outside the Canadian Embassy in Beirut on Sept. […]
September 3, 2019

Guide for the Perplexed: How Israeli Elections “work”

President Reuven Rivlin casts his ballot at a voting station in Jerusalem during the Knesset elections of April 9, 2019. Photo by Hadas Parush/Flash90. By Dov Lipman (JNS) — In just over two weeks, Israelis will head to the polls […]
August 16, 2019

Palestinian groups behind Omar-Tlaib canceled trip express anti-Semitism, links to terrorism

Palestinian politician Hanan Ashrawi in her office in the West Bank city of Ramallah. Jan. 31, 2012. Photo by Miriam Alster/Flash90. By Sean Savage (August 16, 2019 / JNS) The Palestinian groups that were part of Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) […]
August 15, 2019

Illegal settlements proliferate in the territories — built by Palestinians with EU backing

By Edwin Black (August 15, 2019 / JNS) “Area C,” which comprises some 60 percent of the West Bank, also known as Judea and Samaria, has become highly volatile again. In the past, debate has centered on Jewish settlements. Now, […]