Israel

The Era of Arab-Israeli Cooperation Begins

The declaration of peace between the United Arab Emirates and Israel marks the dawn of a new day.

Israel and the United Arab Emirates’ New Relationship, and How Palestinian Leaders Should Respond
Israel and the United Arab Emirates’ New Relationship, and How Palestinian Leaders Should Respond

In spite of the mixed reactions, could that new agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates bring new benefits to the region, and to the Palestinians in particular?

On This Nakba Day, Palestinians Need New Leadership
On This Nakba Day, Palestinians Need New Leadership

Today, Nakba Day, marks 72 years since the 1948 war between the fledgling Jewish state and its Arab neighbors. But the most pressing issue for Palestinians today is not the existence of Israel. It is the absence of Palestinian leadership.

Israel’s Givat Haviva International School Teaches Students Conflict Resolution

At Givat Haviva International School, local Jews and Arabs not only attend class together—they live together. The school’s goal is to build a community of world leaders, with a focus on conflict resolution.

Why Trump’s Vision for Palestinians Will Fail, Unless Abbas Responds
Why Trump’s Vision for Palestinians Will Fail, Unless Abbas Responds

If Trump’s goal with the “Deal of the Century” was actually securing peace between the Israelis and Palestinians, it may become one of his presidency’s biggest failures.

A Palestine the Size of a Tablecloth - Donald Trump Peace Plan Middle East
A Palestine the Size of a Tablecloth

Donald Trump’s Deal of the Century is finally out, and Palestinian leaders should take it.

Can Middle Eastern Christians Help Combat Antisemitism? Bishop Bawai Soro
Can Middle Eastern Christians Help Combat Antisemitism?

Amanda Achtman recently sat down with Bishop Bawai Soro, an Iraqi Christian leader who serves Canada’s approximately 40,000 Chaldean Catholics and is passionate about exploring the common heritage of Iraqi Jews and Iraqi Christians.

American Nationalism: Creedal, Cultural, and Preferential

It is interesting to reflect when a topic bursts into public view and comes to dominate public discussion: Why nationalism now?

The Middle East Still Matters, So We Must Engage
The Middle East Still Matters, So We Must Engage

As American Christians, what is our relationship with the Middle East, and why does it matter to us? How does our relationship contrast to the superficial and shortsighted way governments engage the region?