Placing the Blame

By Shelley Neese, The Jerusalem Connection Four years ago, on May 10th, the thirty-nine day terrorist-takeover of the Church of the Nativity ended.  The siege began when a gunbattle broke out in the Streets of Bethlehem between the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) and Palestinian terrorists.  Over two-hundred Palestinians stormed the Church compound.  Knowing many highly…

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Solution: Rehabilitation of the Refugees

by Rabbi Benny Elon, The Israel Initiative The refugee problem can and must be solved. All peace processes in the Middle East have included elaborate declarations for rehabilitation programs for the refugees but all have delayed the development and implementation of such programs until the end of the process. This process remains stuck today and…

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Chapter 2: From a Humanitarian to a Political Problem

By Yoav Sorek,  The Israeli Initiative The War of Independence erupted in 1948, when the Arabs rejected the UN Partition Plan and attacked the young State of Israel. During the fighting, a large number of the area’s Arabs left their homes with the expectation of returning later, accompanied by the victorious Arab armies. Israel succeeded…

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The Arab states in prophecy

By Dr. Fruchtenbaum The hatred and animosities of Ishmael and Esau toward the Jews was instilled in their descendants. There has been a continuous, perpetual hatred of the descendants of Esau and Ishmael against the Jews characterized especially by the Ishmaelites, descendants of Ishmael and the Edomites, descendants of Esau. An example which shows how…

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