Israel

New York Times Ignores Silwan’s Jewish Origins

To the New York Times, Silwan is just another Palestinian village that the Zionist Settler Colonial Enterprise is undermining, literally. But the village has Jewish origins, and archeological discoveries there are important to both Jews and Christians.

Catholics in Israel Call for One-State Solution
Catholics in Israel Call for One-State Solution

The Ordinaries’ statement is extraordinary, and not primarily for its reorientation away from a two-state solution toward one state.

The Improving Relations between Brazil and Israel and Its Impact on US Foreign Policy
The Improving Relations between Brazil and Israel and Its Impact on US Foreign Policy

On March 31, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro initiated a four-day official visit to Israel. The trip consolidates the improvement of relations between the two countries.

The Aftermath: Key Takeaways from the 2019 Israeli Elections
The Aftermath: Key Takeaways from the 2019 Israeli Elections

The 2019 Israeli election results look like the status quo, but several shifts on both the Israeli left and right could indicate changes in the country’s political landscape.

Brazilian President Bolsonaro’s Trip to Israel Concludes with No Embassy Transfer (Yet)
Brazilian President Bolsonaro’s Trip to Israel Concludes with No Embassy Transfer (Yet)

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro traveled to Israel for a four-day visit, where he agreed to open a trade office in Jerusalem, instead of moving the Brazilian embassy there.

Israel’s April 9 Elections: A Guide for the Perplexed
Israel’s April 9 Elections: A Guide for the Perplexed

American Christians often look at Israel through lenses such as Christian theology, the US-Israel relationship, or our own American left-right dynamic. But for the upcoming general election Israel is holding on April 9, none of these lenses are actually all that helpful.

Providence Perspectives on Pompeo, Evangelicals, and Their Love of Israel

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s recent comments regarding Donald Trump, his election, and his administration’s stance toward Israel have spawned a range of reactions. To this recent episode, we sought two contrasting perspectives to clarify Pompeo’s comments and illuminate the implications of the variety of evangelical positions on Israel and the Jewish people.

What You Should Know about the Golan Heights
What You Should Know about the Golan Heights

On Monday, during a visit to Washington by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Trump signed a proclamation formally recognizing Israel’s annexation of the Golan Heights. Here is what you should know about this land.