Archaeology Proves Israel is the Jewish Homeland

By Arlene Bridges Samuels, CBN Israel— No one questions the historic legitimacy of Egypt’s Sphinx, Italy’s Pantheon, or Greece’s Acropolis—nor the indisputable claims to their ancient heritage. Yet many individuals and organizations attempt to submerge Israel’s history and liquidate its claims to their ancient Jewish homeland. Yet, ancient discoveries once again serve as proof for…

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The ‘Merchants of the Palestinian Issue’

By Khaled Abu Toameh, Gatestone Institute— Palestinian leaders are continuing to show contempt for other Arabs, including those who for many years provided them with financial and political aid. Some Palestinian leaders are even indirectly inciting their people to carry out terrorist attacks against Gulf countries that engage in normalization with Israel. On September 3,…

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Donate or Volunteer for 2021 Shiloh Dig

Dear Friend and Partner of The Jerusalem Connection, The Jerusalem Connection has spent the last two decades putting a tremendous focus on Aliyah, pro-life efforts in Israel, and assisting Israel’s poor. We affectionately call them Operation Aliyah, Operation Life, and the Elisha Fund. These three ministries remain our top priorities as we plan how Jerusalem…

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Red Alert: Who’s Still Pointing at the Jews?

So many its hard to count this week. Here are just a few: New York City’s Mayor De Blasio is still targeting Jewish communities and criminalizing their gatherings not just for worship but for weddings and funerals—all the while store fronts and streets are inundated with crime, vandalism, and human contamination during so-called peaceful protests…

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Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X, and the Jews

By M.H. Boli– In the 1960s there were two very different black social justice movements. Martin Luther King Jr. was the face of civil rights. A movement centered around peaceful demonstrations, speeches, and small gestures of civil disobedience, with the goal that, “one day… little black boys and black girls will be able to join…

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PM: Kosovo to establish ties with Israel, open Jerusalem embassy along with Serbia

By Ynet— Israel and Kosovo have agreed to establish diplomatic ties and Kosovo, along with Serbia, will open embassies in Jerusalem, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Friday. Kosovo, a predominantly Muslim country, has never before recognized Israel nor has Israel recognized Kosovo. Netanyahu’s statement came shortly after U.S. President Donald Trump made a similar…

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Malawi to move embassy to Jerusalem

By JNS— Malawi’s President Lazarus Chakwera said on Saturday that his country intends to establish an embassy in Jerusalem. The country in southeastern Africa will be the first African nation to establish an embassy in Jerusalem. Chakwera, who promised reforms after taking office in June, said in his announcement on Saturday that “the reforms will…

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PM slams opposition leaders for ‘encouraging anarchy’

By  Ariel Kahana, Israel Hayom— Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lambasted Opposition leaders, accusing them of “leading to anarchy” due to numerous calls to ignore government directives in the battle against the coronavirus pandemic. The comments came in response to comments by Yisrael Beytenu Chairman Avigdor Lieberman, who called on the public to rebel against the government’s…

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Titus, Trump and the Triumph of Israel: The Power of Faith Based Diplomacy

Josh Reinstein is the Director of the Knesset Christian Allies Caucus and President of the Israel Allies Foundation, a nongovernmental, not for profit organization formed in January 2004 by Yuri Stern to encourage faith-based support for Israel among elected members of legislatures and parliaments worldwide, with an emphasis on faith-based, Christian support of Israel. Josh…

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Davidic dynasty symbol found in Jerusalem: Once in a lifetime discovery

By Tzvi Joffre, JPost— Archaeologists from the City of David did not expect to find anything this special when they began digging near what is now the Armon Hanatziv promenade. A “once in a lifetime” find is how the City of David described three immaculately preserved 2,700-year-old decorated column heads or capitals from the First…

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A Great Step Forward for World Peace – and Who Seems Determined to Ignore It

By Richard Kemp, Gatestone Institute— This week, we witnessed a symbol of perhaps the greatest step forward in world peace for decades. The first-ever direct passenger flight from Israel to the United Arab Emirates flew down the length of Saudi Arabia’s airspace. After Egypt in 1979 and Jordan in 1994, the UAE has become the…

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UAE: We Are Not Traitors; Palestinian Leaders Are Corrupt

By Khaled Abu Toameh, Gatestone Institute— As Palestinian leaders continue to condemn the United Arab Emirates for its agreement to normalize relations with Israel, Emiratis have responded by dismissing charges that the UAE betrayed the Arabs and Muslims, as well as Al-Aqsa Mosque, Jerusalem and the Palestinian issue. The main message the Emiratis and other…

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