Scholarship Opportunity to Hebrew University in Jerusalem

Imagine yourself, a young student, embarking on an exciting opportunity to connect your faith, your studies, and your future to the land and people who are the incubators of God’s plan. Imagine your vantage point in Jerusalem, in a location secured by a people dedicated to education. Hebrew University on Jerusalem’s main campus is atop…

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What Israel Is Telling Biden About Iran

By Ilan Berman, Al-Hurra Digital— Earlier this month, Israel’s intelligence community took the unprecedented step of publicly airing its most recent assessment of Iran’s nuclear progress. Iranian investments in atomic development are today at a “low point” as a result of U.S. and Israeli pressure, Major General Tamir Heiman, the head of Israeli military intelligence,…

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Red Alert: Antisemitism and College Campuses: Why the Focus?

By Amy Zewe—   Antisemitism takes form in many ways within the many folds of society. You may have noticed I have been concentrating on college campus happenings for a while now. The reason is because the dissemination of antisemitism into the greater community—into our halls of government, offices of associations and businesses, and even…

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Purim Guide for the Perplexed 2021

By Ambassador (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, “Second Thought: a US-Israel Initiative”, Ettinger Report— 1. Purim’s historical background. The 586 BCE destruction of the 1st Jewish Temple and the expulsion of Jews from Judea and Samaria – by the Babylonian Emperor, Nebuchadnezzar – triggered a wave of Jewish emigration to Babylon and Persia. The latter replaced Babylon…

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Purim’s Lesson on How to Defeat the Enemy: Keep Calm and Carry On

By Rabbi Efrem Goldberg, Aish.com— While Purim is normally one of the happiest days on our calendar, this year it will mark a sobering milestone. Purim will essentially mark a full year of living through a pandemic that has radically changed our lives. While we are beyond grateful for the progress with treatments and vaccinations,…

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It’s the Dawn of a New Era for Jewish Life on the Gulf Coast

By Houda Nonoo, Alex Peterfreund, JPost— Jewish life in the Gulf has increased dramatically over the last decade. Many have come here for business reasons and stayed because of the wonderful lifestyle. While you may have heard of – and visited – the Jewish communities in Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates, you may be…

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Israel Policy in the Biden Administration

By Peter Schweizer, Gatestone Institute— U.S. policy towards Israel stays fairly consistent despite changing administrations. Even after President Barack Obama’s “apology tour” to the Arab world early in the first term of his presidency — and his last-minute attempt to carve out a de facto Palestinian state through UN Security Council Res. 2334 — official…

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A Jewish Patriot of Colonial America: An Example for Future U.S. Support of Israel

By Arlene Bridges Samuels, CBN Israel— Long before Ellis Island became the gateway to America, Haym Salomon, a Jewish immigrant, fled from the political unrest and violence in his native Poland. He settled in New York in the early 1770s and set up a brokerage business that included foreign securities. To protest the British, Solomon…

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Wanted: Christians to declare to the World Council of Churches ‘not in our name’!

By Rabbis Abraham Cooper and Yitzchok Adlerstein, CP Guest Contributors—- The World Council of Churches (WCC) has put on its theological anti-Semitic brass knuckles in its long-standing war against the Jewish State. The time has come for Christians to declare “Not in our name.” For their good, more than ours. Rev. Frank Chikane, moderator of…

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A duet of loving kindness – the enduring beauty of a Jewish family

By Inna Rogatchi, Israel National News— The Covid pandemic has turned our lives upside down. For observant Jewish families, all spiritual peaks of our traditional year have transformed into something completely new, unexpected, unknown Inspired by the talents of our dear friends, the Kaminetzki family, I have created a special series of original artworks Duet…

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The Issue Is Biden Not Wanting to Help Bibi, Not a Phone Conversation

By Jonathan S. Tobin, JNS.org—- Most of those debating when President Joe Biden is going to finally pick up the phone and call Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are either overestimating or underestimating the significance of this kerfuffle. The point isn’t when the two leaders will chat or how insulted Netanyahu should be by the…

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks with President Joe Biden

By Lahav Harkov, JPost— US President Joe Biden and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke on the phone on Wednesday, nearly a month after Biden entered office. Netanyahu was the first leader in the Middle East to get a call from Biden. The “warm and friendly” conversation lasted for nearly an hour, the Prime Minister’s Office…

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The ICC’s European Puppet Masters

By Caroline Glick— Last Saturday, the justices of the International Criminal Court (ICC) took a major swipe at the Jewish state. They ruled that the ICC prosecutor is permitted to open a formal investigation of Israel for fake war crimes. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blasted the decision referring to it as “pure anti-Semitism.” Netanyahu added,…

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The Return of ISIS is a Challenge Biden Must Not Ignore

By Con Coughlin, Gatestone Institute— As the Biden administration prepares to implement its new policy on the Middle East, it is vital that its preoccupation with reviving the Iran deal does not result in the White House overlooking the considerable threat the Islamist fanatics of ISIS continue to pose to global security. Since taking office,…

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