Obama and Abbas at the UN View More

It’s pretty clear that the United States not only abstained from using its veto, but took part in shaping the latest anti-Israel resolution at the UN Security Council. The White House has of course denied this, but it merely follows a long list of misleading statements, obfuscations, deceptions and outright lies (yeah, I’m looking at… Continue Reading

EU, UNESCO, Anti-Israel Bias View More

Earlier today the World Heritage Committee of the UNESCO voted on a resolution that refers to the holy sites by their Muslim names only, implying that the Jewish historical connection to Jerusalem and the Temple Mount is of no concern. This follows another biased draft resolution that was passed earlier this month by a different UNESCO commission, which you can… Continue Reading

The End of Abbas? View More

In Israel, the last few days have been dramatic, full of anguish and bitter tears. We’ve seen a rise in terrorist attacks against Israelis, as well as clashes between IDF soldiers and Palestinians (mostly youth), leaving scores wounded and at least one death. It seems that the leader of the Palestinian Authority, President Abbas, is… Continue Reading

Unrest on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem View More

Recently we have seen renewed unrest on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, with clashes between Muslims and the Israeli Police. The Temple Mount keeps returning to international headlines time and time again, with no sign of abating. I wanted to write this post to explain what’s happening and why. The casual reader who is often… Continue Reading