Chris Katulka

Israeli Tourism on the Mend

The Jerusalem Post reported that Israeli tourism is on the mend, back to nearly pre-pandemic highs. The pandemic put a halt on nearly all tourism for…

Something is Wrong

Pro-choice activists are fuming over the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision that declared abortion is not a constitutional right, overturning its…

Jewish Population Stats Released

Israel Central Bureau of Statistics recently released Jewish population stats. According to the CBS, there are 15.2 million Jewish people globally…

Managing Misinformation

The blaze has subsided since Whoopi Goldberg insisted the Holocaust “isn’t about race,” but the embers are still burning…

We Lost a Mensch

If you’ve ever been called a mensch, consider it a great compliment. The Yiddish word is used to describe someone of noble character…

Two Israeli Tourists Detained in Turkey

Turkish authorities detained two Israelis after they photographed Erdogan’s Palace and sent the photos to their family. The couple and their family insist…

Remembering Colin Powell

Former US Secretary of State Colin Powell died on October 18th at the age of 84 due to COVID-19. Colin Powell will be remembered…

From the Root of Jesse

When my friend and colleague Steve Herzig lived in Chicago many years ago, he issued a challenge to some of his friends. The challenge seemed simple enough, but…

AOC Weeps Over Iron Dome Funding

The US House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly to give $1 billion to Israel for its Iron Dome missile defense system two days after objections from The Squad…

Abbas and Gantz Hold Rare Meeting

Palestinian Authority, President Mahmoud Abbas met with Defense Minister, Benny Gantz, late last month. The two held a rare meeting…

Hamas Congratulates the Taliban

Hamas, the terrorist organization governing the Gaza Strip, congratulated the Taliban reconquest of Afghanistan and the “defeat” of the United States…

Like William Henry Hechler

Theodor Herzl, the father of modern Zionism, considered William Henry Hechler the first Christian Zionist…

God Doesn’t ‘Cancel’ Us

A missionary and church planter found himself in a difficult position when the members of the so-called cancel culture endeavored to silence him…

Israelis Mourn Mount Meron Deaths

The Times of Israel reported at least 45 Israelis were crushed to death and more than 150 people hurt in a human stampede at a mass gathering

The New Middle East

Last December I stumbled across an article that nearly knocked me off my chair. The headline read, “Israel and the UAE working together…

“Jerusalem is not Al-Aqsa”

Saudi Arabian lawyer, Osama Yamani, claimed last November, that “Jerusalem is not Al-Aqsa.” Yamani is referring to the Temple Mount in Jerusalem…

Israel’s “Miracle Drug”

The Jerusalem Post reports the largest hospital in Greece will take part in clinical trials of an Israeli treatment for COVID-19. During the press conference…

“It Works”

“It works,” reports the Times of Israel. Maccabi Healthcare Services has vaccinated a half a million Israelis, with both doses of the Pfizer vaccine, and the stats…

Will Abbas Hold Palestinian Elections?

Palestinians recently marked the 16th anniversary of their second presidential election. General elections have not been held since 2005 when Mahmoud Abbas won…

Goodbye, Year of the Virus

People the world over are probably relieved to say, “Happy New Year!” There is sheer jubilee in knowing the books on 2020 are…

Susan Rice Remarks on Biden and Israel

The election isn’t over quite yet, but that isn’t stopping President-elect Joe Biden from submitting his cabinet. There is speculation that former Obama…

France Faces Islamic Terrorism

French President Emmanuel Macron promised to maintain French values of freedom, which protect the right to parody the prophet Muhammad…

Israel in Second Lockdown

Israel’s government imposed its second national lockdown last Friday amid rising COVID cases. Under the new rules, nearly all businesses will be closed…