The emergence of Arab Zionism?

By Melanie Phillips, Israel Hayom— While Western liberals and the United Nations Human Rights Council double down in their determination to demonize, delegitimize and destroy Israel, support for that beleaguered country is coming from a surprising direction. In 2020, people were startled by the Abraham Accords between Israel and the United Arab Emirates. Hope was…

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Israel’s Golan: Rising to New Heights

By Arlene Bridges Samuels, CBN Israel— Traveling north to Israel’s Golan Heights is an adventuresome journey of hairpin turns, vineyards, and vistas of the snow-capped 9,000-foot Mount Hermon. Yet despite an ancient history wrapped in boundless beauty, ominous warning signs about uncleared minefields from the 1967 Six-Day War still dot the landscape—and reflect ongoing controversy.…

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Israeli lawmakers herald launch of Abraham Accords Caucus in Congress

By Jewish News Syndicate— Israeli lawmakers welcomed the launch of the Abraham Accords Caucus this week in Congress. The new caucus on Capitol Hill in Washington will be launched as a bipartisan initiative by Democrats and Republicans in both the Senate and the House of Representatives. It will be co-chaired by Sens. James Lankford (R-Okla.),…

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Expert urges better disaster readiness, says massive earthquake impossible to predict

By Shlomi Diaz, Israel Hayom— The magnitude 6.4 earthquake that shook Cyprus overnight Monday and was felt in Israel, again raised the question of emergency readiness in case of a major tremor. The European Mediterranean Seismological Centre said the quake was at a depth of 2 kilometers (1.24 miles) and the rattle was felt throughout…

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Poll: 80% of Israelis concerned by growing antisemitism worldwide

By JNS and ILH Staff— A recent Israel-wide survey has found that almost 80% of Israelis are concerned about antisemitism globally, with almost three-quarters (73%) believing antisemitism is widespread. More than half (61%) believe that the problem of antisemitism has only grown stronger during the past five years. The survey of more than 500 Israeli…

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2021 proves that antisemitism manifests as anti-Zionism

By Emily Schrader, Jerusalem Post— The year 2021 proved unquestionably that modern antisemitism is often manifested in anti-Zionism and anti-Israel hatred. Last week was no different, with a violent attack on an American Jew wearing an IDF shirt in Brooklyn. Yet instead of acknowledging reality, far left Jews and anti-Israel activists try to excuse these…

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Iran’s “Nuclear Blackmail”: Iran Has No Interest in Negotiating a New Nuclear Deal

By Con Coughlin, Gatestone Institute— Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid’s observation that Iran is engaging in “nuclear blackmail” with Western negotiators provides a damning indictment of the current state of play regarding the negotiations being held in Vienna on Tehran’s nuclear activities. With Western intelligence agencies warning that Iran could be just weeks away from…

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Germany’s new ‘traffic light’ government signals worry for German Jews

By Orit Arfa, Jewish News Syndicate— Germany’s “traffic light” government, led by new Chancellor Olaf Scholz of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), was sworn in on Wednesday under the banner “dare to make progress.” Jewish leaders, activists and analysts, however, fear that the coalition will make less progress in strengthening Israel-German ties. The 177-page coalition…

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The Connection Between King David, Christmas, and Palm Sunday

By Arlene Bridges Samuels, CBN Israel— The candles are extinguished for Hanukkah 2021, the Jewish Festival of Lights, and are now replaced in many homes with the lights of glowing Christmas trees and festive decorations. Our Christian nativity scenes are on prominent display, with Mary, Joseph, and baby Jesus in a manger. Often lost, however,…

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Arabs to Biden: Do Not Let Iran Play You for a Fool

By Khaled Abu Toameh, Gatestone Institute— On the eve of the resumption of the Iran nuclear talks in Vienna, Arabs have again warned the Biden administration against being duped by the mullahs of Tehran. The Arabs, who share Israel’s concern over Iran’s accelerated efforts (and deceptive tactics) to achieve nuclear weapons, also warned the Biden…

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