Israeli Arabs


This heading from Psalm 115:9 is a challenge. In the same series of Hallel Psalms of Praise we read, “It is better to trust in the Lord than to put confidence in princes” (118:9). Where our friends stand was proven again on December 29, 2012, when the United Nations, dominated by Arab states, decided to ...

“The Temple never existed.” “Jesus was a Palestinian.” “The Palestinians are the descendants of the Canaanites and the Philistines.” Such absurd statements are frequently made today by Palestinian Authority spokesmen in a crude attempt to rewrite ancient history. It is part of a campaign to deny the Jewish connection to the Land of Israel, even ...

More than ever before, Christians and Jews are reaching out to Muslims at the leadership level through interfaith dialogue. But there are reasons why this is ill-advised. Desperate to find “common ground,” these interfaith activists invent common ground to substantiate their agenda. They make assumptions about Islam that are just plain wrong.  Within mainstream, not ...

Israel’s critics often accuse it of practicing apartheid policies against Palestinian Arabs. Does the charge stand up to scrutiny? Let’s check the facts. In South Africa, the former government-enforced apartheid (“apartness”) system of racial segregation restricted citizenship and the right to vote to whites only. It segregated schools, hospitals, public services and public amenities (beaches, ...