Do the Israeli-UAE-Bahrain Peace Agreements Hold Any Significance?

When Israel signed peace agreements with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain last week, skeptics surmised that "peace" was for political gain and nothing more. However, many things have since provided indication that, not only are the peace agreements much more than political tools, they are striking deep chords in the hearts and minds …

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This is What Peace Looks Like!

What an incredible site! Who could ever imagine an Arab family in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) waving Israeli flags (along with their own), while listening to HaTikvah ("The Hope"), Israel's national anthem! That is the response following the first ever Israel-to-UAE flight to launch further cooperation between the two new peace partners. Check it …

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Israeli Flag Raised in World Judo Championship

In world sporting competitions, champions almost always stand atop a podium while their national anthem plays...unless that champion is Israeli. Politics and the resistance of other nations to recognize Israel as a legitimate nation often leads to refusal by event organizers to acknowledge Israel by playing their national anthem. For the most part, that has …

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“Hatikva” Played for First Time in UAE Following Israel’s Gold Medal Win

Earlier today, Israeli judo champion, Sagi Muki won a gold medal at a major international event in Abu Dhabi UAE.  This is not the first gold medal win for Muki or the Israeli team, so what is so special about today's win at the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam? History was made as "Hatikva" (the Israeli …

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