Good News from Israel

Arabs choose Israel Mayor Dulan abu-Saleh, the leader of Majdal Shams, the largest Druze town on the Golan Heights, is angry…at the United Nations. For decades, the UN has condemned Israel for “imposing economic and social hardships on his community,” but the Arab mayor calls it a “total joke.” (Makor Rishon, July 29, 2016) He […]

Looking for words of peace from a peace partner

While world pressure on Israel to make more sacrifices for peace continues to build, Israel waits for a peace partner to appear. But so far, the Palestinian Authority is in absentia. At the United Nations in September, before an audience of nearly two hundred nations, an optimistic Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu even invited PA […]

This, too, is Jerusalem

It was Thursday afternoon, May 26. We had just said our farewells to guests visiting from Australia when we noticed smoke, assuming it came from the Arabs burning garbage across the valley from us, as they often did in the night to irritate us. Then we saw the small planes, ultimately there were eight of […]

UNRWA – Who asked you?

The writer is a member of the Knesset, Israel’s parliament, and chairman of the leftist Yesh Atid Party.  The United Nations has been taken hostage. It’s time to rescue it. UNRWA spokesman Chris Gunness harshly criticized our decision to demolish the homes of two terrorists who last December stabbed two Israelis to death at the […]

A new world was born while we slept

In a parable of Jesus, it says, “While men slept, his enemy came and sowed weeds among the wheat, and went his way” (Mt. 13:25). The life of Bible believers today, whether Jew or Christian, is being altered rapidly, but few are noticing or doing anything about it. Muslim terrorists are blowing up, chopping up […]

Human Rights at the United Nations

There may be some bad-apple nations, but surely the 191 countries represented at the United Nations can be relied on to promote human rights and peace and human progress? The UN General Assembly passed 20 resolutions last year condemning Israel for supposed violations. Most dealt with Israel’s presence in biblical Judea and Samaria (so-called West […]

From Hizbollah to Israeli army: The extraordinary journey of a father and son

– Rabbi Avraham Sinai, once Ibrahim Yassin, spied on the terror group for Israel Times of Israel staff, May 14, 2016  When 120 young Israeli soldiers lined up outside the President’s Residence in Jerusalem on May 12 to receive citations for their distinguished service, leaders lauded and paid tribute to their exceptional personal tales. But few […]

Arabs Using Christians to Fight Israel

The chairman of the Aramaic Christian Association in Israel, Shadi Khalloul is also a representative of Arabic-speaking Christians and a parliamentary candidate in Israel. Christians in the Holy Land, Judea and Samaria–what today is called the West Bank or the Palestinian Authority (PA)–are, with the Jews and assorted Arabs, the indigenous people of the land. […]

Don’t Criticize the Palestinians!

Khaled Abu Toameh A Palestinian-Arab journalist working in Jerusalem explains why news reports about the the Palestinians are rarely negative. He has stated his opinions could never be published in Arabic for fear of his life. –Ed. “Palestinian journalists….believe that it is their role and duty to defend their leaders and people against negative reporting in […]

Iran and its European Union Ally

A new, improved Iran was welcomed into the circle of civilized nations in recent months. With Iran agreeing to just delay the development of nuclear bombs for a decade or so, all is forgiven and trade resumes. In January, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and an entourage of 120 visited Italy and signed deals worth US$18 billion. […]