Abraham Accords: One Year Later

"Experts" said it couldn't be done! Yet a year ago, Israel signed peace agreements with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain. That was followed by additional peace agreements with Morocco and Sudan and degrees of "normalization" (though minus official peace agreements) with other moderate Arab countries such as Saudi Arabia. The deals were brokered …

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What Pushed the Abraham Accords Across the Finish Line?

With all the bad news swirling today, how about some good news! My what a difference a year makes! At this time last year, we were celebrating one of the most incredible things in modern history. In so many ways, the world was shocked in mid-April of 2020 when Israel and the UAE announced a …

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The Turning Tide in the Middle East

Welcome back friends!  Yesterday we discussed America’s part in making Israel strong, and we concluded with some thoughts about how we can support Israel.  We’ll take a slightly different path today. Recently, reports indicate a growing number of Arab countries who are sick and tired of pouring billions of dollars into the Palestinian cause, only …

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Another Sleepless Night in Israel and Gaza

Friends, unfortunately Israel and Gaza traded another round of missiles last night when Hamas unleashed another salvo of rockets toward an Israeli city. The skies above Ashdod (a border city) looked like a scene from Star Wars overnight, as dozens of rockets were launched from Gaza, but intercepted by Israel's Iron Dome. My apologies, as …

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