Articles by David B. Goldberg

When I was decades younger, I recall older people lamenting how the “world today” had changed from when they were young. Now I’m one of them and grumble about change the same as they did. Then again, some things haven’t changed. Perhaps I’m just more aware of contradictions, absurdities and outrages. • Opening a social-media ...

In many nations, a politician speaking in religious terms would be ridiculed. Most only want to be seen going to church at Christmas. But some politicians are proud of their faith and proclaim it readily, especially with regard to Israel. Mike Huckabee, 62, became a Southern Baptist minister in 1972, pastored two churches from 1980 ...

If there is one accusation against the Jews that has prevailed for millennia, it is that they have too much power and influence. From Pharaoh to Hitler to US Congressmen today, there have always been anti-Semites who have justified their Jew-hatred by claiming the Jews have too much power. The Jews control the banks (money), ...

Shira and Amichai Ish-Ram at news conference at Shaarey Zedek Hospital in Jerusalem. (Israel National News, INN) My wife received an email message from a woman in our neighborhood last December 10 asking for prayer. Her 21-year-old granddaughter, Shira Ish-Ran, seven months pregnant, and her husband Amichai had both just been shot in a terrorist ...

Son of Israeli PM speaks out Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s son, Yair, has developed a social-media following due to his reputation for being bitingly blunt. Oft-quoted by the news media, he recently took Ahmed Tibi, the notorious Arab member of the Israeli Parliament, to task for his stream of criticisms of Israel (as reported ...

Picture this: An American Evangelical pastor kneeling in the Oval Office of the White House and praying for President Donald Trump, with the pastor’s hand placed on the president’s shoulder. It’s no fiction. On October 12, Pastor Andrew Brunson, who had been in a prison in Turkey since 2016 on false charges of espionage, and ...