Articles by David B. Goldberg

Prophetic prognostications were hugely popular in Christian circles years ago. Bible prophecy author Hal Lindsey’s The Late, Great Planet Earth sold 28 million copies from 1970 to 1990. He predicted a Soviet invasion of Israel leading to the war of Gog of Magog depicted in Ezekiel 38 and 39. In the Jewish world, too, there ...

Israel is a tiny miracle-nation. Its 9.1 million citizens have in a mere 71 years rebuilt their country into a thriving technological powerhouse at the vanguard of scientific, medical, agri-tech, bio-tech research, the envy of other states. It is generous to nations and people in need, saving thousands of lives each year. Although 2,000 rockets ...

The Middle East has been the proverbial schoolyard where for centuries the great powers have fought for control. The Americans, British, French and Ottomans have had large roles in the history of the region. More recently, two nations with huge populations, China and Russia, have been active in exerting influence in the region. Both are ...

A visit by 10 journalists from Germany on July 3 in our Jerusalem home. Deutschlandradio, Westdeutscher Rundfunk and major print media (Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Der Spiegel, Stern, Die Zeit, Süddeutsche Zeitung, and others) were represented. The group was led by Carsten Ovens (center), Executive-Director of ELNET Deutschland (European Leadership Network). Dr. Herbert Hillel Goldberg shared ...

When Stephen Harper, 60, served as Canada’s prime minister (2006-2015), he shocked the diplomatic world with his outspoken support for Israel. That stand likely cost Canada a seat on the UN Security Council in 2010. It was a controversial stand, and not one that yielded much political capital domestically, either. Out of Canada’s population of ...