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A Muslim journalist unafraid to speak out

Khaled Abu Toameh

Khaled Abu Toameh is a Muslim citizen of Israel and resident of Jerusalem. He has been a journalist here for 37 years, having worked for several major Israeli newspapers, currently The Jerusalem Post. He is also a frequent lecturer and an award-winning documentary-film producer (NBC News [USA], BBC [UK], etc.). Though widely-published and quoted internationally […]

“Israel has advanced – and the Arabs have been left behind”

Reda Abd Al-Salam

Reda Abd Al-Salam, former governor of Egypt’s Al-Sharqiya province, today a lecturer at Mansoura University in Egypt, makes an impassioned plea to his fellow Arabs. Angrily, he praises Israel’s success in health, science, technology and democracy. We know Israel’s success is God’s blessing! He bemoans the Arab world being left behind, however, mired in strife, […]

The unreported story about the Palestinians

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No leader across the free world wants to be accused of having Nazi sympathies. In the Muslim world, however, it is often worn as a badge of honor. The Russian forgery, The Protocols of the Elders of Zion, Hitler’s Mein Kampf, and other racist, virulently anti-Jewish writings are annual best-sellers across the Muslim Middle East, […]

A Christian schoolteacher in Germany refuses to be silent

Herbert Nowitzky

Millions of sincere Christians are praying for the Jewish people worldwide and for God’s protection of Israelis in the face of terrorism. Herbert Nowitzky, a retired Christian schoolteacher in Germany, has gone a step further. Troubled by the rampant growth of anti-Semitism across Europe (and in Germany in particular), and the unique, fawning relationship between […]

Breaking the Mold: An Arab Soldier in the Israeli Army

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– I came to serve my country and my home Mona Liza Abdo is not to be confused with the famous Leonardo da Vinci painting of a smiling girl. This one is an Arab citizen of Israel. Although not obligated to serve in the Israeli army, she chose to become an Israel Defense Forces (IDF) […]

Politically incorrect: A defiant Arab-Christian among Palestinian-Arabs

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– I threw stones at Israeli soldiers Mazzen Warra, interviewed on video by Israeli Hananya Naftali, voices an opinion given scant coverage by the news media. In a fashion typical in the Palestinian-Arab community, he speaks confidently and defiantly, without lengthy explanations, about his conversion and resulting feelings about Israel. You are a Palestinian Christian. […]

Confessions of a Former Pro-Palestinian Activist in Hebron

Daniel Borg

My Palestinian training, non-violence or violence? Before joining the ISM group in Hebron, I had two days of training in Ramallah: How to obstruct the Israeli army; How to walk in a neighborhood and alert the coordinators about movements of incoming Israel Defense Forces patrols; When to show your presence to the military so they don’t […]

Abbas Will Never Walk the Walk of Peace

Hillel Frisch

Prof. Hillel Frisch, Political and Middle East Studies, Bar Ilan University, Tel Aviv Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas needs international visibility. It secures his role as leader despite his term of office having expired in 2009, and despite his advanced age of 82. It also provides desperately needed economic benefits to the otherwise financially corrupt […]

An Arab-Christian Diplomat and Attorney Speaks about Arabs, Jews and Peace

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George Deek On September 27, 2014, at an event hosted by Med Israel for Fred (With Israel for peace) in the House of Literature, Oslo, a captivating speech was given by George Deek, an Arab-Christian who served as Chargé d’Affaires of the Embassy of Israel in Norway. The text has been excerpted due to space […]

Why only focus on anti-Semitism?

Irwin Cotler

Irwin Cotler The author was a member of the Canadian Parliament from 1999-2015, former Justice Minister and Attorney General of Canada, and emeritus professor of law at McGill University in Montreal. He taught at both Harvard and Yale law schools and received 10 honorary doctorates for his work in the field of international human rights. […]