Petty Arab apartheid, Olympic-style

By Gerald Steinberg, JPost— In the bad old days in South Africa, “petty apartheid” was the term used for the daily oppression and humiliation of blacks through separate public water fountains, bathrooms, buses, cafeterias and similar facilities. This strictly enforced separation was a sign of the black population being viewed as subhuman. Since 1948, petty…

The biblical basis for the Israel-Turkey reconciliation and its prophetic future

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz, Breaking Israel News— Israel recently signed a controversial reconciliation deal with Turkey after six years of disharmony between the nations. While the recent deal can be attributed to a number of modern political considerations, an alliance between Israel and Turkey can clearly be understood to be bolstered by its Biblical roots.…

Netanyahu vows Golan Heights will remain part of Israel forever

By RAPHAEL AHREN, Times of Israel— The Golan Heights will forever remain part of Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared Sunday during the first-ever cabinet meeting held on the Golan. Speaking in the Israeli town of Ma’aleh Gamla, next to an archaeological site where Jewish rebels stood off against Roman soldiers nearly 2,000 years ago,…