Palestinian Terrorism, 2019 Overview and Trends

Two main trends in attacks characterized Palestinian organized and popular terrorism in 2019: in Judea and Samaria, the annual decline in the scope of popular terrorism and its lethality continued; in the Gaza Strip...

Jan 27 is liberation of Auschwitz Memorial Day

What is evil, and how does one comprehend its place in our lives? In Judaism, the question of evil and suffering is expressed in the following statement: “Tzadik v’ra lo, rasha v’tov lo,” a...

Japan Can Advance Mideast Peace by Demanding Changes at UNRWA

Japanese Prime Minister Abe’s decision to go forward with his visit to Arab Gulf States despite the Suleiman assassination, the catastrophic downing by Iran’s of a Ukrainian civilian airliner, and anti-regime protests in Tehran,...

Boycott attack on peaceful herbal gathering

Ancient Roots Israel is one of many initiatives all over the world creating community events that bring together herbalists from all countries, cultures, religions, political orientations and backgrounds to freely share their herbal wisdom...

Removing a Prime Obstacle to Middle East Peace

The Trump administration was more than justified in ending U.S. support for the UN Relief Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) last year. American taxpayers had been shelling out $360 million a year (by...

Will we ever learn?

The long-overdue dispatch to “martyrs paradise” of one of the world’s leading plotters and purveyors of terror has unleashed a not unexpected avalanche of hypocritical hysteria. Instead of widespread commendation that a man responsible for...

News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (January 1 –7, 2020)

In the days after the killing of Qassem Soleimani the Gaza Strip has been almost completely quiet. The London-based newspaper al-Sharq al-Awsat reported that senior Hamas figures made it clear to Egypt that they...

Kuwaiti Cash Fuels a Surge of Misleading U.S. Media Coverage

A business executive accused of financial crimes in Kuwait is getting support from an all-star cast of famous Americans, including a son of the U.S. president who liberated the Gulf nation and several of...

Germany’s Moral Choice

Since the 1960s, German historical memory of the Holocaust was the foundation for a moral obligation to support the existence and security of the Jewish State, Israel. Having perpetrated the genocide of six million Jews, Germany...

UNRWA’s Misuse of Donor Funds

UNRWA’s mandate has been renewed by the UN General Assembly for the past 70 years, and its current mandate is set to expire on June 30, 2020. Yet, as additional countries join the ranks of...