Iran promises ‘nothing will be left of Israel’

October 11, 2019

Israel prepares for war while the U.N. sticks its head in the sand In the midst of the continued political stalemate in Israel, the region is facing the potential for war with Iran. And if the words of the Deputy Commander for Operations of Iranian Revolution Guards, Abbas Nilforoushan, can be believed, the threat is significant. Speaking openly about the conflict between Iran and Israel, Nilforoushan said: “Iran has encircled Israel from all four sides. Israel is not in a position t...

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Trump administration’s peace conference makes waves in Bahrain

June 28, 2019

Historic "Peace to Prosperity" conference inaugurates a bright future in the heart of the Arab world amidst Palestine ire For month’s we’ve been watching the reactions of leaders throughout the Arab world leading up to the unveiling of the Trump administration’s “Deal of the Century” that was presented in Bahrain this week (June 25 - 26, 2019). The two-day international meeting was led by President Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner. Leading up to the historic event, it had been billed as ...

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Iran Makes Nuclear Threat, Israel Responds... All of Us Must Take Action

May 17, 2019

It’s no secret that Iran has backed and supported terror organizations for decades. Especially those who seek the utter destruction of Israel. Most specifically, today, terror groups like Hamas and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad. And while all of us have been skeptical of reports that indicate Iran’s compliance with nuclear sanctions, the reality that Iran has removed any attempt of hiding its violent intentions has made the threat even more significant. Iran’s Nuclear Declaration Should Mo...

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Gunman opens fire at California synagogue – what it means for you

May 03, 2019

Gunman kills one and wounds three at California synagogue: How should we respond? Last Saturday, in a disturbing reminder that the U.S. is also a target to the rising tide of anti-Semitism around the globe, a gunman walked into the Chabad of Poway Synagogue near San Diego, California and shot a woman dead. Three others, including the congregation’s rabbi, Yisroel Goldstein, were wounded. Just hours before he attacked, the 19-year-old gunman had reportedly published an online manifesto, in ...

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Stand with Israel for Lasting Peace

April 18, 2019

As I write this, there is a grim, devastating reality every citizen living in Israel must face – They are surrounded by enemies who are determined not to rest … until they have destroyed Israel. Israel’s security services have thwarted hundreds of terror attacks in the last year alone. The attacks are far away from any place where tourists visit. But they continue in the border areas. Shira Ish-Ran knows this, as only a mother can. Last December, Shira and her husband, Amichai, were ...

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A Perfect Storm Building Against Jewish People

February 08, 2019

Anti-Semitism isn’t new to the U.S. But a recent Anti-Defamation League annual report says it’s rising at an unprecedented rate. “Data released in November and presented to the Knesset’s Immigration, Absorption and Diaspora Committee last week show a 67 percent increase in antisemitic incidents across the U.S.,” reported The Jerusalem Post in early January. The article further quoted FBI data showing that more than half of “anti-religion incidents” in the U.S. targeted Jewish people, despite ...

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Can Russia Quell Further Aggression?

February 01, 2019

As a skier in a blue jacket and red pants slalomed down Mount Hermon in northern Israel, two vapor trails and a blast lit the sky. Israel’s Iron Dome missile defense system had intercepted a medium-range surface-to-surface missile that Iran had fired into the popular ski resort from Syria. The missile had been fired from a location where Syria had promised not to host Iranian military personnel. Israel contends the missile aimed at Israeli civilians was a message from Syria and Iran: A ...

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He Hid in the Only Safe Place

January 25, 2019

Holding what meager possessions he’d been allowed to carry with him, Bart Stern adjusted to having just been shoved inside a small railroad car for cattle. It was the summer of 1944 in Hungary, and Bart was just 17 years old. He and his three brothers sang songs to lift their spirits as they watched more people herded inside the small car. They must have wondered how things had deteriorated to this. Eleven years earlier, in 1933, Adolf Hitler had been appointed Chancellor of Germany and began...

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Iran Suggests Israel and U.S. Might Withdraw from Planet Earth

January 11, 2019

The U.S. and Israel are on a roll that could take them right off planet Earth, according to a high-level Iranian official. After #JCPOA, #NAFTA, #TPP, Climate Convention & ..., the Trump regime—along with the Israeli regime—today officially withdrew from #UNESCO. Is anything left for the Trump Administration and its client regime to withdraw from? Perhaps from planet Earth altogether? — Javad Zarif (@JZarif) January 1, 2019 Zari was additionally referring to U.S. withdrawals fr...

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Get a FREE chapter from Jonathan's new book!

December 18, 2018

It’s one of the most controversial topics of world politics. And one of the most important. The Middle East conflict: So complicated, who can understand it all? Jewish Voice Ministries International is pleased to announce the latest book by Rabbi Jonathan Bernis: Finally, there’s an easy-to-understand overview that sorts out the complexities of issues in the Middle East. A Lasting Peace offers you a simple overview of the history, key players and why the matter is relevant to you, now m...

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