January 19, 2020

Honored in Jerusalem, Texas Governor says don’t mess with Israel

(Israel InSight) — Texas Governor Greg Abbott has a message — don’t mess with Israel. At a visit to the Friends of Zion Heritage Center in Jerusalem on Jan. 17, Abbott received the Friends of Zion Award. During the presentation, […]
January 16, 2020

Idaho has culture that “appreciates” Israel

Rep. Russ Fulcher (R-Idaho) with staff in his congressional office. Source: Facebook. by Jackson Richman (JNS) — Rightly or wrongly, the first thing that comes to mind when most Americans think of Idaho is potatoes. Yet the northwestern state, which […]
January 13, 2020

Ceremonies in Montgomery, at Knesset celebrate Alabama declaration on unity of Jerusalem

On Dec. 9, the Alabama-Israel Task Force held a ceremony at the office of Governor Kay Ivey. Pictured are Robert Somerville, director of Awareness Ministry; John Buhler, AITF co-chair; Pastor Patrick Penn, advisory board of the International Christian Embassy Jerusalem; […]
December 18, 2019

Two Miracles on Capitol Hill: Israelis and Palestinians, Republicans and Democrats

From left: Heather Johnston, founder and executive director of USIEA; Ashraf Jabari, a Palestinian business and community leader from Hebron; and Avi Zimmerman, co-founder of the JSC. Credit: Eitan Tal. By Richard Friedman It’s rare that one miracle happens. But […]
December 13, 2019

International faith-based group sees Israel up close and personal

Faith-based pro-Israel parliamentarians in Jerusalem for the Israel Allies Foundation’s annual Chairman’s Conference hand a resolution calling for elected officials worldwide to oppose the BDS movement to Likud Party Knesset member Gideon Sa’ar, December 2019. Credit: Jerusalem East Gate Foundation. […]
March 11, 2019

“Historic Occasion” as Tennessee expresses support for Israel

Above: Tennessee Governor Bill Lee, Israeli Consul General Judith Varnai Shorer and Sen. Mark Pody are joined by Nashville rabbis at the signing ceremony for a proclamation of support for Israel on March 7 With Israeli Consul General Judith Varnai […]
December 27, 2018

Mississippi: Can’t help falling in love with Israel

Photo: Governor Phil Bryant and Consul General Lior Haiat visit the Elvis Inn, near Jerusalem From Southern Jewish Life and JNS reports In November, Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant made his fourth trip to Israel in five years, leading a 20-member […]
December 4, 2018

Iron Dome architect building stronger U.S.-Israel relationships

Heather Johnston and Gen. Charles Krulak of Birmingham, along with U.S. Ambassador David Friedman and Ari Sacher at a recent event in Israel Pair an easy-going, quick to make a joke Orthodox Jew with a fiery and tenacious Christian Zionist […]
November 7, 2018

Long-time Jerusalem Post writer: Israel should be grateful for Christian support

One of Israel’s best-known journalists believes that Israelis should be thankful for the growing Christian Zionist movement, which is providing the Jewish state with crucial support. Herb Keinon, long-time diplomatic correspondent for the Jerusalem Post, said that Biblically-inspired Christians who […]
November 6, 2018

Water, energy and security emphasized as La. Governor Edwards visits Israel

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards at signing of collaboration agreement between the Water Institute of the Gulf in Baton Rouge and Israel’s Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research, at Ben Gurion University on Oct. 29. At the end of October, Louisiana […]
August 14, 2018

Tulane President Fitts visits Israel to explore expanded collaboration

With a large Jewish student population, Tulane University has always had close ties with Israeli institutions. In June, Tulane President Michael Fitts made his first visit to Israel as part of a 17-member delegation of university presidents, seeking to further […]