How a Christian from New Orleans Became a Pro-Israel Activist

Dec. 17 2018

In a wide-ranging discussion, Chloé Valdary talks about growing up in Louisiana in a devout Christian family that observed the Hebrew Bible’s prescriptions, the ways in which intersectionality encourages hatred for Jews and the Jewish state, anti-Semitism in the contemporary left, and the right way to advocate the case for Israel on college campuses. (Interview by David Rubin. Audio, 69 minutes.)

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More about: Christian Zionism, Israel & Zionism, Israel on campus, Political correctness, Religion & Holidays

What Donald Trump Gets Right about Israel and the Arabs

Oct. 17 2019

With a brisk history of American policy toward the Jewish state, Michael Doran highlights the failure of those who have seen a solution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict as paramount to U.S. interests, and the success of those who have instead made a clear-eyed assessment of Middle Eastern geopolitics. Too often, writes Doran, “Israel’s conflict with the Arabs has functioned as a screen onto which outsiders project their own psychodramas”: a skewed perspective that led to the failed Oslo Accords and to the misguided condemnations of American moves like the relocation of the embassy to Jerusalem. (Free registration required.)

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More about: Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, US-Israel relations