Energy, technology, and security.
The Abraham Accords, the war in Ukraine, and the rise of China have brought Tokyo closer to Jerusalem.
Tokyo must distance itself from Iran and from UN anti-Semitism.
Common friends and common enemies.
Willy Foerster saved Jews, but was arrested for war crimes.
The Protocols made Jews seem appealing.
And sacrificed his career in the process.
Separating myth from fact about Japan’s great righteous Gentile.
Joseph Trumpeldor in captivity.
With the help of the Japanese consul.
A tale told by seven photographs.
To him, the Jews were the key to Western civilization.
After decades of wariness, the two nations are being drawn together by common interests and shared fears.