While much of the world celebrates Valentine's Day, Israel remembers a love letter from the "father of modern Zionism," a missive published on this day in 1896, fifty-two years before the Jewish State was reborn.
UNESCO recently passed resolutions that implicitly deny any connection between Jews and the Temple Mount in Jerusalem's Old City. Yes, it is an attempt to re-write history. But that is not the worst of it.
PM Netanyahu says he hopes future UN Chief Antonio Guterres' term will see UN abandon anti-Israel bias. Meanwhile, Israel is suspending ties with UNESCO in the aftermath of its draft proposal that refuses to acknowledge any connection between the Jewish State and the Temple Mount in Jerusalem's Old City.
President Mahmoud Abbas is calling on the Arab League to join the Palestinian Authority in taking legal action against Great Britain. Why? Because of its 1917 declaration that led to Israel's national rebirth.
Political tourists to the Palestinian territories are injected with ten lies about the history of Israel. Like viruses of soul, they take them home and infect others. This is an accounting of those lies, and their antidote: the truth.