Of 124 nations which actually have border disputes, and some are occupying disputed territory, all have chosen their own capital without any question from the rest of the world. Except Israel.
November 2, 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Balfour Declaration, in which Great Britain declared that “His Majesty’s Government view with favour the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people.
A unique group of talented musicians, who play both in Israel and overseas, has hit the music scene with a new sound. The band is called Miqedem.
Is the little country of Israel perfect? Of course not! But perfection was never a prerequisite for God’s love.
Israel is in the midst of celebrating the High Holy Days. It is also a time for acts of kindness. Nowhere was that more evident, recently, than in Eilat where 500 Israeli soldiers wounded in Israel’s wars, terrorist attacks and army accidents, gathered at a local hotel to vacation together.
Mahmoud Abbas did not instigate the Temple Mount violence, but Abbas also did not stop the escalations in tensions afterwards.
Headlines over the last few weeks have been uplifting for some Middle East observers, but for Israel it means future troubles ahead.
For the first time ever the 21-member World Heritage committee inscribed a significant religious site – the Cave of the Patriarchs – to the State of Palestine.
On October 15, 1967, 50 years ago, I arrived in Israel for a two-week visit with my parents. Only four months before, the little nation of Israel had escaped annihilation and achieved a victory that was beyond the imagination.