February 7, 2023

Normalization pact means Israel-Sudan peace within reach

Israeli Foreign Minister Eli Cohen meets in Khartoum with General Abdel-Fattah al-Burhan, leader of Sudan’s transitional government, Feb. 2, 2023. Source: Twitter/Sudan Transitional Sovereign Council. by Andrew Jose (JNS) — Israel’s Foreign Minister Eli Cohen met with General Abdel Fattah […]
February 3, 2023

Israel, Sudan lay groundwork for historic peace agreement

Israeli Foreign Minister Eli Cohen meets in Khartoum with Lt. Gen. Abdel-Fattah al-Burhan, leader of Sudan’s transitional government, Feb. 2, 2023. Source: Sudan Transitional Sovereign Council/Twitter. (JNS) — Israel will sign a peace agreement with Sudan later this year in […]
December 29, 2022

Morocco, Israel celebrate two years of normalized relations

Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz (right) signs a memorandum of understanding with his counterpart, Moroccan Minister Delegate to the Head of Government in Charge of National Defense Abdellatif Loudiyi, Nov. 24, 2021. Credit: Ariel Hermoni/Israeli Defense Ministry. by Steve Postal […]
December 28, 2022

Netanyahu wants peace with Riyadh. Is that feasible?

Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman at the G20 meeting in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Nov. 20, 2018. Credit: Matias Lynch/Shutterstock. by David Isaac (JNS) — Israeli Prime Minister-designate Benjamin Netanyahu said last week that he hopes to bring […]
November 27, 2022

Abraham Accords Tree Planted in Birmingham

Moroccan Parliamentarian Ibtissame Ezzaoui, Bahraini Fatema Alharbi, City Council President Wardine Alexander, Mayor Randall Woodfin, Israeli Consul General Anat Sultan-Dadon, Councilor Darrell O’Quinn and Sharaka Global Affairs Director Dan Feferman plant the Peace Tree in Birmingham on Nov. 2. During […]
August 15, 2022

New Netflix bio whitewashes consequences of Peres’ Oslo Accords vision

by David Bedein This essay is dedicated to the 1,409 men, women and children who were murdered as a result of the Oslo process, which involved unilateral concessions to an unrepentant terrorist organization, a policy conceived by Israeli politician Shimon […]
July 14, 2022

World Games: Birmingham honors Abraham Accords with “peace tree” ceremony during World Games

World Games Birmingham Organizing Committee CEO Nick Sellars, Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin, Israel Deputy Consul General Alex Gandler, United Arab Emirates National Olympic Committee Acting General Secretary Azza Sulaiman, Moroccan Political Counselor Fatima Zahra Aboulfaraj and Bahrain Trade Representative Rose […]
April 3, 2022

With UAE, Israel has first-ever free trade agreement with Arab country

Israeli Economy and Industry Minister Orna Barbivay (right) and UAE Minister of State for Foreign Trade Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi at the David’s Citadel Hotel in Jerusalem upon the completion of negotiations over a bilateral free-trade agreement, on […]
December 1, 2021

Louisiana Jewish Coalition hears from Israeli, Palestinian Parents Circle participants

Rami Elhanan, Laila Alsheikh and Herb Keinon By Richard Friedman As part of its webinar series “Looking Toward the Future,” the Louisiana Jewish Coalition delved into one of the most complex of issues, one fraught with emotion and tragedy, yet, […]
October 9, 2021

During eight-day visit, Bahraini influencers get to see Israel for themselves

The Bahraini delegation at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem, October 2021. Photo by Josh Hasten. by Josh Hasten (JNS) — A group of nine Muslim Bahraini high-level influencers arrived in Israel this week for an eight-day tour throughout the country organized […]
September 17, 2021

Entrepreneurship, trade relations, tourism: Abraham Accords, one year later

Jared Kushner, senior adviser to former President Donald Trump, addresses a gathering of the Abraham Accords Peace Institute, which helped establish to make sure the accords could meet their potential, Sept. 14, 2021. Credit: Dmitriy Shapiro. by Dmitriy Shapiro (JNS) […]