Saturday May 24, 2014
In a little more than a year as Pope, Francis has developed a reputation for humility, care for the poor, and a penchant for dialogue with people from differing backgrounds. Yet his visit is causing great concern amongst the Jews of Israel. The reason is not personal; it is due to a number of long-standing grievances that the Nation of Israel holds concerning the Catholic Church and its practices over the centuries. Now is the time...
Tuesday Apr 01, 2014
Jonathan Pollard is rotting away in a maximum-security United States prison. Wikipedia tells us that he is the only person in US history to receive a life sentence for spying for an ally, and the only American citizen convicted of such a crime to be sentenced to more than 10 years in prison.
Jonathan pleaded guilty to spying for Israel. He had no interest in American secrets. He knew that the United States had agreed to provide...
Saturday Mar 29, 2014
I've got to thank the Arabs of the Land of Israel. Every year, they hand the world a stark reminder that God gave the Land of Israel to Nation of Israel as a national, collective inheritance - in the past, in the present, and for all time.
Some Israeli Arabs, along with their sympathizers throughout the world, think they can wrest our precious national patrimony from us with force. Often times they threaten us with violent...
Friday Mar 07, 2014
BDS sounds scary.
But it shouldn’t have to be, because in the final analysis, Boycott, Divestiture and Sanctions are good for Israel and the Jewish Nation.
All sorts of people use BDS as a threat to try to bring Israel to do what they want her to do. Take the Islamic totalitarian governments. Look, for example, at the monarchy of Saudi Arabia that spends millions of their hard-earned petrodollars at college...
Wednesday Jan 15, 2014
"I (Allah) gave the persecuted people (the Children of Israel) dominion over the Eastern and Western Lands (the east and west sides of the Jordan River), which I had blessed. Thus was your Lord's gracious word fulfilled for the Israelites, because they had endured with fortitude. And I destroyed the edifices and the towers of Pharaoh and his people."
- (The Quran, Sura 7:137, "The Heights")