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With the recent rocket attacks originating in Hamas-controlled-Gaza, one can legitimately ask, “How long before the international community gets the terror group in its sights, rather than Israel.” On the heels of the 400 rockets, a UN committee cited Israel …Read More

Television is still good for something, and recently I watched an offering from Netflix: “The Eichmann Show.” Based on a true story—the trial of the SS beast Adolf Eichmann, tasked with a key role in implementing the Nazis’ “final solution” …Read More

Sometimes we think we have problems. But we don’t have problems. Of late, I am reflecting over things in my life. Some feel like large obstacles, and some are God’s pure joy showing up in unexpected moments. And if you …Read More

Once again, I have the pleasure of being in Israel, landing today at Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv. This week is the 50th anniversary of the capture of the Old City of Jerusalem by the Israel Defense Forces, during …Read More

In a complex and increasingly unsure world, stories of genuine human compassion and innovation for the common good are balm for the soul. We hear too many stories of self-absorbed types who take but give nothing in return. A narcissistic …Read More

In the Bible’s book of John, chapter 16 and verse 33, Jesus Himself tells us that humans live in a world of trouble. But then, He says, Be of good cheer, because He has overcome the world! It is one …Read More

With the passing of Israel’s legendary Shimon Peres, an unusually high number of accolades is streaming into the Jewish state. Even President Obama ordered flags lowered to half-mast at federal buildings in the U.S. Montages of Peres meeting world leaders …Read More

The Second Amendment of the United States Constitution is under fire, so to speak. Everyone agrees violence is roaming across the country: police are under assault, targeted for assassination by “activists” who have more in common with anarchists and Marxists …Read More

If you ask many Americans what they think about Turkey, most will answer, “I like it with dressing.” We don’t know much about geography or geopolitics, or even what geopolitics means. Yet the events in Turkey this past week show …Read More

At a time when anti-Semitism is on the rise globally—from the Middle East to Europe to college campuses—there is also a lot of good news for pro Israel supporters. Christians United for Israel (CUFI) is nearing three million members, a …Read More