Articles by David B. Goldberg

The 1963 movie by that name was an epic, 210-minutes-long madcap comedy hit featuring dozens of Hollywood stars. But that celluloid extravaganza was nothing compared with what we are witnessing in real life today, for the world truly has gone mad. Consider the Anne Frank story. The Jewish schoolgirl fled the Nazis and hid in ...

Something peculiar is going on. It’s an extraordinary trend I’ve observed in recent months: Support for Israel is growing, at least for now. • Diplomats and government representatives are flocking to Israel. Their eagerness to witness Israel’s scientific advances, high-tech achievements and security expertise in person are evidence of significantly warmer relations. Officially, there is ...

– Evangelical Christian, former terrorist, exposes the Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been blunt in naming the enemies of Israel. To the news media, at the United Nations and at every public forum, he has employed a frank strategy of identifying those inciting and funding terrorism and acquiring weapons of mass destruction. This ...

On one subject the world is united: Pressuring Israel to give up land (which was conquered in a war begun by her enemies) in order to create a never-before-seen terrorist entity. Pointing out the world’s hypocrisy, a liberal Israeli reader wrote to The Jerusalem Post:     Preconditions Although I am willing to accept a ...

– According to Islam, a woman is her husband’s prisoner and must obey him Imam Muhammad Sayyed Adly, Director, Islamic Center of South Carolina, USA In a Friday sermon delivered in Columbia, South Carolina, on August 11, 2017, Egyptian-American cleric Muhammad Sayyed Adly said the man owns the woman and women should be “as prisoners in ...

A tsunami of people are siding with Israel. Not just Israelis, Orthodox Jews and Evangelical Christians, but Muslim Arabs, too. Yael Eckstein writes (The Jerusalem Post, October 3, 2017) that she went to the mourning tent of an Arab-Israeli family in the village of Abu Ghosh west of Jerusalem. Suheir Ottman’s son, Youssef, a security ...

We believe in peace, the Heavenly, eternal kind foretold in the Bible. But couldn’t there be some peace on earth now already? Iraq, Lebanon, Libya, Syria, Yemen are hotbeds of violence. Other Middle East nations are actively exporting terror. Jews across the region have been attacked for the past century. The anthropologist Philip Carl Salzman ...

– A story of God’s faithfulness in high places Two years ago I received a call from a friend, a newspaper publisher, who invited me to a dinner with the governor of the State of Indiana, who would be visiting Israel for Christmas. So on December 25, my wife Hadassah and I came to a ...

Situated 640 kilometers (395 mi.) north of Stockholm, a tragic story has been developing in the city of Umeå (oo-may-AWE). Its remote location makes it the most unlikely of places for an outbreak of anti-Semitism, yet it is exactly that which has made the city the subject of hundreds of news stories worldwide. The eight ...