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Monthly Archives: May 2016

Never again?…writes Michael Kuttner

Who in their wildest dreams could have imagined as the horrors of the Shoah were exposed in 1945 that a mere seventy-one years later we would be faced once again with a global outbreak...

The Arab Implosion Continues

A political crisis at one end of the Arab world and a humanitarian disaster at the other this weekend highlighted one of the most important stories of our time. First, as the Wall Street Journal reports: Protesters...

Gaza Sewage Crisis, Festering in Conflict, Poisons Coast

Each day, millions of gallons of raw sewage pour into the Gaza Strip's Mediterranean beachfront, spewing out of a metal pipe and turning miles of once-scenic coastline into a stagnant dead zone. The sewage has...

Protecting the Status of the Temple Mount in Jerusalem

“My house shall be called a house of prayer for all peoples.” בֵיתִי בֵּית תְּפִלָּה יִקָּרֵא לְכָל הָעַמִּים – Isaiah 56:7 Palestinians demonstrate in front of the Dome of the Rock after clashes between Palestinian stone throwers and...

British Policy, Jews and Israel

Recent comments by members of the British Labour party have prompted a much needed and overdue public debate regarding anti-Semitism among British politicians, its festering within the British establishment, and its effect on British...

When Israel is forced to fire at missiles embedded in schools, clinics in South...

Israeli reconnaissance has documented thousands of missiles that have been planted & ready to fire from the cover of schools & medical clinics, strategically planted throughout Southern Lebanon. If and when Israel fires back at...

What happened on the original Yom Yerushalayim in 1967?

Israeli paratroopers broke through Jerusalem's Lion's Gate on Wednesday morning, June 7, 1967, nineteen years after the Jordanian army had captured the Old City.  The Lion's Gate was the easternmost entrance to the old...

US, EU taxes fund event honoring Jerusalem bus bomber

On April 18 Abd al-Hamid Abu Spour, a 19 year old Palestinian Arab, destroyed two public transportation buses in Jerusalem. There were numerous injuries, two of whom remain hospitalized, one with severe burns.  This...

Two weeks later 15-year-old bus bomb victim wakes up

Exactly two weeks after being seriously wounded in the Hamas bus bombing attack on a number 12 line bus in southeast Jerusalem, 15-year-old Eden Dadon finally regained consciousness on Monday. Ever since the attack, Dadon...

Transparency in Middle East Education Policy

Back in March, Dr. Anthony Harper, correspondent with the Intermountain Christian News,  a member of the White House press corps, asked a question of the spokespeople of both President Obama and Vice President Biden,...