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

 

Don’t Expect the Jerusalem Summit to Drive a Wedge between Russia and Iran

June 14 2019

Later this month, an unprecedented meeting will take place in Jerusalem among the top national-security officials of the U.S., Israel, and Russia to discuss the situation in Syria. Moscow is likely to seek financial aid for the reconstruction of the war-ravaged country, or at the very least an easing of sanctions on Bashar al-Assad. Washington and Jerusalem are likely to pressure the Russian government to reduce the presence of Iranian forces and Iran-backed militias in Syria, or at the very least to keep them away from the Israeli border. But to Anna Borshchevskaya, any promises made by Vladimir Putin’s representatives are not to be trusted:

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More about: Iran, Israeli Security, Politics & Current Affairs, Russia, Syrian civil war