Is Allah the God of the Bible? A Jewish View

Is the Islamic deity, Allah, the same as the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob? The answer you get will depend on whom you ask. – An Evangelical, fundamentalist Christian will likely reject any suggestion that Allah and God are the same. – An Islamic apologist will be just as adamant claiming Allah is the […]

An Old Spirit in the Middle East

 “O Israel, trust in the LORD; He is their help and their shield” (Ps. 115:9). “All who devour you shall be devoured; and all your adversaries, every one of them, shall go into captivity; and they that spoil you shall be a spoil; and all that prey upon you will I give for a prey” […]

Israeli Apartheid – A Modern Blood Libel

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, […]

70 Years after Wannsee
– Remembrance and warning

The Spanish-American philosopher George Santayana wrote, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” Sincere individuals want to prevent that from happening. On January 20, 1942, an utterly criminal conference was convened in Berlin-Wannsee. Its goal was to coordinate the Nazi “Final Solution of the Jewish Question” with the cooperation of all public […]