Enews: The Point of Biblical Archaeology

Archaeology is the study of material culture which is left from previous civilizations. Therefore, biblical archaeology is traditional archaeology, but it is conducted in the lands of the Bible: Egypt, Jordan but primarily Israel. I see biblical archaeology as any excavation or study of epigraphic materials that shed light on the biblical narrative or broaden…

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Iran: Mullahs Celebrate What They Hope Will Be the Return To Their Nuclear Bomb

By Majid Rafizadeh, Gatestone Institute— The Iranian regime has excitingly announced former U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden’s possible victory in the US presidential elections and is celebrating that the next US administration will, they hope, be from the Democrat Party. Iranian authorities view the chance that Biden might take over the White House as a definite…

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Copy-Paste: How Israelis Dealt With News of Biden’s Victory

By Tsvi Sadan, Israel Today— One would think that with him being so unprecedentedly pro-Israel, Trump’s loss in the US election is Israel’s loss. But these days “pro-Israel” is understood quite differently by rival Israeli political camps. The Right still thinks that to be pro-Israel means a president should support traditional Zionist convictions, such as…

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UK’s former chief rabbi Jonathan Sacks passes away at 72

By Times of Israel— Rabbi Jonathan Sacks, the former chief rabbi of the United Kingdom whose extensive writings and frequent media appearances commanded a global following among Jews and non-Jews alike, died Saturday morning. Sacks, 72, was in the midst of a third bout of cancer, which he had announced in October. Sacks was among…

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The Palestinian Appropriation of Black Pain

By Joshua Washington, Times of Israel—- In the early 1980s, African-American professor of history at Stanford University, and director of the Martin Luther King, Jr., Research and Education Institute, Clayborne Carson published a paper called “BLACKS and JEWS in the CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT: The CASE of SNCC.” In this paper, Carson gives much needed clarity…

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The Five Twenty Age of American Digital Propaganda

By Arlene Bridges Samuels— We are living in an up-side-down world. In Isaiah 5:20, the brilliant prophet describes our culture today, “Woe to those who call evil good, and good evil; who put darkness for light, and light for darkness…” Propaganda is an ugly word that most Americans avoid using but it’s time to abandon…

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Jesus’ Overlooked Statement That Could Have Changed Jewish History

By Arlene Bridges Samuels, CBN— Is it possible that overlooking one of Jesus’ most profound declarations could have been a leading cause of the cancerous spread of anti-Semitism in churches and communities throughout the world? This cancer has endured for centuries, and the diagnosis is clear: It’s a malignant melanoma. Left untreated, this cancer is…

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Working Definition of Antisemitism

By International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA)— The IHRA is the only intergovernmental organization mandated to focus solely on Holocaust-related issues, so with evidence that the scourge of antisemitism is once again on the rise, we resolved to take a leading role in combatting it. IHRA experts determined that in order to begin to address the…

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Palestinians Call for Boycotting Israel, Then Ask Israel To Save Their Lives

By Bassam Tawil, Gatestone Institute— Senior Palestinian official Saeb Erekat spent the past two decades calling for the boycott and isolation of Israel. In the past few months, Erekat, a PLO leader who previously headed the Palestinian negotiating team with Israel, came out against the agreements to normalize relations between Israel, the United Arab Emirates…

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Netanyahu, Rivlin express ‘total solidarity’ with Austria following Vienna terror attack

By JNS— Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Reuven Rivlin on Tuesday expressed the Jewish state’s strong support for Austria in the wake of the terrorist attack in Vienna on Monday. “Israel condemns the brutal attack in Vienna and stands in total solidarity with Austria. Civilized peoples everywhere must unite to defeat the savagery…

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Netanyahu prepared for Biden prevailing

By Gill Hoffman, JPost— Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has understood American politics since his teen years living in the swing state of Pennsylvania. True, he clashed with Democratic presidents Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, and Republican politicians in the US have said they see Netanyahu as a mentor. But Likud officials said the prime minister…

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Red Alert: Why are young Christians tolerating and even participating in antisemitism?

On October 24, 2020, Amy Zewe was a guest on Aaron Fruh’s radio show Israel and You: Bringing the Jewish people and Israel into Focus. This aired on American Family Radio (AFR.net) and local stations nationwide. The goal of this discussion was to focus on the increase in antisemitism, particularly among young people aged 18-40,…

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‘The Palestinian Authority is seizing hill after hill while Israel does nothing’

By Hezki Baruch, Israel National News— MK Gideon Sa’ar of the Likud party visited the communities of Amichai and Shilo, in the Binyamin region, on Sunday. The focus of his visit was on ongoing attempts by the Palestinian Authority to seize control over open areas near Israeli settlements. Following his tour, Sa’ar told his hosts,…

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The Transformation of Israel’s Mossad

By Yochanan Visser, Israel Today— Yossi Cohen, the current director of Israel’s foreign intelligence agency, the Mossad, has earned himself a reputation as an out-of-the-box thinker and a highly intelligent man who has restored the agency’s allure. The Mossad was responsible for the spectacular operation in Tehran in which much of Iran’s secret classified nuclear…

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