Articles by David B. Goldberg

Since the establishment of the modern State of Israel on May 14, 1948, Israel has indicated a consistent readiness for peace. Decades ago, Israel’s Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir said famously, “We want to meet our Arab neighbors on the football field, not the battlefield.” Rather than moving closer towards any resolution, however, it seems the ...

Compassion for the sick, Israeli style What does a doctor do when his patient in a hospital bed is hiding what appears to be a bomb? In Israel, you just continue working as usual. That is what happened when Dr. Eitan Zeidman of Barzilai Medical Center in Ashkelon was treating a terrorist who was shot ...

The Jews are the chosen people, have their own land, are successful in all walks of life. But anti-Semitism is growing, is normal again. The internet is rife with examples. Israel is held to a higher standard than other nations. China, Russia, Saudi Arabia and dozens of other nations make a mockery of human rights, ...

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 ...