Because I am a Christian, many people assume it is my religious faith that is the primary motivation for my advocacy for Israel. But that is not the case. Like all true Zionists, my strongest motives are more visceral, more mysterious than any creed or pledge.
PA President Abbas's recent appeal to file suit against the United Kingdom for its 1917 Balfour Declaration is not new. In fact, it is the same essential sentiment as Jerusalem's Grand Mufti in 1943 - in Germany.
Yesterday Iranian news carried a story about protestors burning an Israeli flag. Why? Because this time it happened in Philadephia, not Tehran. And at the Democratic National Convention.
The problem is that every one of us is a target: Islamist terrorism is genocidal. It is time to remember the famous poem by Martin Niemöller...
According to Katanacho, an Arab Israeli citizen, “Jewishness in Israel has become an obsession for Israeli Jews and a nightmare for Palestinians because of its extremist views and determination to create a world filled with masters and slaves. ...The Jewish dream has become a mantra for the hatred of one’s neighbor.”