The Pattern of Palestinian Lies to US Presidents

When Mahmoud Abbas visited the White House in May, he assured Donald Trump that “we are raising our children, our grandchildren on a culture of peace.” But when President Trump met with Abbas in Bethlehem, the US leader was furious. “You lied to me,” Trump reportedly said. “The Israelis showed me that you are involved in incitement.” Indeed, there’s More »

A Buckeye’s Connection to Israel

This summer marked my second visit to the State of Israel. I’m sure you already know all about my first trip–good old Birthright, they call it. But this time around, I was there for a two-month internship in Jerusalem at The Michael Levin Lone Soldier Center through the Onward Israel program, and my family literally More »

Catchin’ Feelings For Zionism

Over this past winter break, I had the opportunity to be a part of ZOA’s Student Leadership Mission to Israel. For two weeks, campus activists and student leaders from all faiths were given a comprehensive look at the situation in Israel. From meeting with elected members of the Knesset (Israeli Parliament) to visiting Palestinian Arabs More »

Ten Toxic Terms Pro-Israel Advocates Must Fight

Mainstream Western media coverage of Israel is laced with expressions intentionally crafted to delegitimize the Jewish State. The good news is that these terms weren’t written in stone 3,300 years ago, but are post-Israel independence creations. By forfeiting this language, we forfeit our history. Here are 10 phrases we must stop repeating: #1- “The West More »