Helping the needy in times fraught with fear

David B. Goldberg, M.A.

It was Friday morning, July 14, a few minutes before seven, at the Kotel, the ancient Temple Prayer Wall in Jerusalem. Surrounded by hundreds of Jews praying in the cool morning air, I had joined them and would soon be finished. I was reading the names of several hundred friends worldwide who had contacted us […]

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 […]

Palestinian Martyrs Earn Pension for Life

David B. Goldberg, M.A.

In the Palestinian Authority, a sure way of guaranteeing family income is to become a martyr or to land in an Israeli prison. Foreign aid subsidizes that income and inspires ongoing terrorism. A Palestinian Media Watch report (“PA defies US, will raise payments to martyrs’ families,” April 9, 2017) has revealed that payments to the […]

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 […]

Fact vs. Fable
– God’s Word is eternal (Isaiah 40:8)

David B. Goldberg, M.A.

It was the end of Shabbat and I had just finished praying at the Kotel, the ancient wall of the Jerusalem Temple site, as our family has done each week for the past quarter century. I had read the names of over seven hundred people who had contacted us from around the world in recent […]

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. […]

Looking for words of peace from a peace partner

David B. Goldberg, M.A.

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 […]

The madness of the year gone by

David B. Goldberg, M.A.

It has been a year of tragedies, threats and disappointments. Terrorism is rampant, the threat of enemies grows daily, and the humanitarians that should be friends betrayed us. In the year since Rosh Hashanah 5776 (the biblical new year, September 13-15, 2015), when the latest intifada against Israel began, 44 persons, ages 13 to 78, […]

UNRWA – Who asked you?

Yair Lapid

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

David B. Goldberg, M.A.

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 […]