Tim Munger

Light from the Past

The interesting and significant finds from Israel continue with the discovery of pottery sherds with the name ‘Jerubbaal’, the nickname in the Book of Judges for “Gideon son of Joash…”

Help!

Concerning the recent horrific collapse of part of the 12 story oceanfront Champlain Towers condo complex in Surfside, Florida, Diaspora Affairs Minister…

Fly Me to the Moon!

Two influential Israeli organizations have joined forces in a project to launch a nano-satellite to the moon. The Technion and Israeli Aerospace Industries (IAI) have agreed to…

Groundbreaking!

As in every election change, new faces appear. However, Yamina Party electee Shirley Pinto comes into the Knesset from a unique perspective…

The Masking of Truth

“Hamas is winning online. The globally designated terror group has mastered the manipulation of the press, convincing the world to ignore its bloody history…

Devoted to the Truth

The renowned and respected Israeli archaeologist Dr. Eilat Mazar passed away this week at the age of 64. One of her highest achievements came in 2005…

Aftermath

Following the cease-fire concluding eleven days of Israel’s Operation Wall Guardian campaign, here are some effects of the conflict in Israel…

Death Traps

In June 10-15, 2007, Hamas defeated Fatah for the control of the Gaza Strip. Following its victory, Hamas, which means violence, has launched numerous terror attacks…

Rage!

Rioting and attacking Israeli drivers in Jerusalem have dominated the city the past week. On Sunday evening, May 9, Israel began celebrating…

A Deadly Weekend

Early on Friday morning, April 29, a horrible tragedy occurred on Mt. Meron in northern Israel. The cause of the crush of people which left 45…

Israel and COVID

A brief snapshot of Israel’s challenge and success combating COVID-19. Total Cases: 838,084, Total Active Cases: 1,720…

A Continuing Danger

The Jewish people have lived with threats to their existence since their sojourn and subsequent deliverance from Egypt…

Bulls Eye!

The Natanz underground facility experienced a disruption, possibly an explosion. causing significant damage to the facility…

A Changed View

The writer of this article shares a personal story of how she went from sympathy to empathy. Here’s her account of how her dealing with long term patients changed…

New Start-Up Nation Productions

The saying, “Necessity is the Mother of Invention,” comes to mind with two new medical developments in Israel. EyeYon, an ophthalmic start-up, has raised $25 million…

RECOVERY!

Amazingly, the apocalyptic environmental disaster that struck Israel a few weeks ago, has been mostly cleaned up. Thanks to environmental and military sources…

Helping a Neighbor

The small African state of Eswatini, formerly known as Swaziland, has great physical needs. With a population of just over one million people, it has been…

Blood Money

In an interview with the Times of Israel, Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) Commissioner for Prisoners Affairs Qadri Abu Bakr said…

Disaster! The Aftermath

Following the horrific disaster about ten days ago of Israel’s coastline being inundated with tar, covering nearly 100 miles of beaches, the cleanup has begun…

Disaster!

The black tar stretches along Israel’s coastline for about 100 miles. Coming from an unknown source, the tar has created “one of the worst environmental disasters…

A View from the Past

The archaeologist’s spade has often confirmed biblical accounts. In a recent discovery about 2 miles from the Old City in Jerusalem, archaeologists have…

Here We Go Again!

On Friday, February 5, the International Criminal Court voted 2-1 for the Hague to allow a criminal investigation “against Israel and the Hamas terrorist group…

Doing the Impossible!

Addressing the United Nations Human Rights Council, UN Watch Director Hillel Neuer said that due to “Iran’s escalating aggression, sponsorship of terror…

Truth for Lies

Israel has to constantly counter international coverage with truth. One recent example is the Associated Press presenting Israel as an Apartheid state…

The Blind Will See!

In a first for Israeli startup Corneat Vision, Professor Irit Bahar, director of the Ophthalmology Department at Rabin Medical Center in Israel, implanted an artificial cornea…

Hope for Today and Tomorrow

As COVID-19 nears its one year anniversary of its presence on the world stage, and appears to have an aggressive variant…

A New Year; Same UN

From August 31-September 8,2001 in Durban, South Africa, the United Nations convened the World Conference Against Racism…

A Look Back and Ahead

This has been quite a year for the world and Israel. Israel has had two lockdowns, with a possible third lockdown looming, due to over 400,000 cases…

Saving a Child’s Life

In 1995 Dr. Ami Cohen formed Save a Child’s Heart (SACH) in Holon, Israel. “ Worldwide in 2020 350,000 children died because they did not have access to appropriate cardiac care…”

Helping the Stranger

In his unique photographic presentation, emergency room physician Brant Slomovic presents the life and experiences of the Lone Soldiers who come to Israel…

Threats and Tensions

The latest statistics for Israel in its attempt to defeat the Coronavirus are grim. The current statistics show: Current Cases: 345,661, Active Cases: 13,158…

The Fruits of Peace

Prime Minister Netanyahu has received a nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize, and he has received approval and congratulations from the UAE…

In Israel Women Move Up!

Israel has long rightly held the title of “Startup Nation.” That reputation added another evidence, as this year MasterCard has awarded Israel the…

Caught in Her Words

Noted news commentator Christiane Amanpour recently compared President Trump to the Nazi attacks of Kristallnacht, which occurred November 9, 1938…

Welcome Relief

Prime Minister Netanyahu today expressed his praise and appreciation for Pfizer Corporation’s announcement of a vaccine that has a 90% success rate…

Waiting for the Big One!

The Abraham Accords continue to bring Muslim nations to recognize Israel, the latest being Sudan. Recently, a delegation of almost 1,000 people…

Do Good to Your Enemies

Palestinian Authority Chief Negotiator and confidante to Mahmoud Abbas, Saeb Erekat, has been hospitalized in Israel at the…

Israel’s Battle With COVID

The surge of COVID in Israel has seen 200,000 cases of COVID, with over 1,000 deaths. “According to Health Ministry figures Monday…

Kosher in Dubai

For observant Jews who travel, finding a kosher restaurant can be challenging. In Dubai’s tallest building, on the ground floor of the luxury Armani Hotel…

The Ripple Effect

Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez and Prime Minister Netanyahu completed a mutual agreement to open embassies by the end of 2020…

Help from a Friend

Two weeks ago, Israeli firefighters landed in San Francisco and headed to Sacramento to stand ‘shoulder to shoulder’ with California firefighters in battling the wildfires…

From the World of Sports

Two stories from sports involving Israeli athletes have gained attention. First, in Turkey, 500,000 Fenerbahce football respondents to an…

First Steps

In a historic first, El Al flight 971, departed from Tel Aviv to Abu Dhabi, becoming, “The first ever commercial Israeli flight departed for the United Arab Emirates.”

A Long, Hot Summer

I once asked a friend of mine in counter-terrorism what the next form that terror attacks might take. I never expected the following…

Peace With the UAE

With the announcement by President Trump of the negotiated peace agreement between Israel and The United Arab Emirates a new chapter…

Collateral Damage

Last Tuesday in Beirut a massive explosion occurred at a port warehouse, causing a blast that was felt as far away as Cyprus…

Ever Vigilant

On Sunday night four armed Syrian men attempted to plant Incendiary Explosive Devices (IEDs) in an unmanned IDF base near the Syrian-Israel border. A special forces unit along with…

An Act of Decency

Lebanese-Swiss businessman Abdallah Chatila heard of a surprising development: Several personal effects of Adolph Hitler’s were coming up for auction…

A Holy Bread

The Table of Showbread appeared both in the Tabernacle and the Temple of ancient Israel (Exodus 25:23-30; 2 Chronicles 4:19-22)…

A Grateful Heart

For Lily Ebert the nightmare of Auschwitz was coming to an end with its liberation. She met an American who gave her a banknote…

Fighting COVID and Terror

Two types of threats have challenged the government and people of Israel over the past few days: COVID and terrorism…

Hot Dogs are Jewish?

With the celebration of the 4th of July coming this weekend, the hot dogs which you will cook and eat have a Jewish connection…

The Lengthening Shadow of Iran

Iran continues to increase its influence and threat in the Middle East and beyond. Revealing a new source in Israel’s defense, the Strategy and…

Foiled Again!

Iran and Israel are bitter foes. They recently traded cyber attacks against each other. In April, Iran attempted to hack into Israeli water supply…

The Trial and the Threat

Benjamin Netanyahu has become the first sitting prime minister to be put on trial. As Hebrew University of Jerusalem law professor and vice-president of research…

Heat Wave!

The Israeli Meteorological Service (IMS) forecasts record high temperatures in Israel for the next six days, issuing a Heatwave Warning for the entire country…

CAPTURED!

On May 11, 1960 Adolph Eichmann, in a bold move by Israel’s Mossad, was apprehended in San Fernando, Argentina. Having escaped to Argentina in 1950…

A Curious Result

With the re-opening of Israel following the Coronavirus pandemic, many areas of life have changed. The pandemic impacted the field of education significantly…

The Bible Without Israel?

The Danish Bible Society just published a new translation of the New Testament called the New Agreement…

A Place of Rest

Israel received the ranking as the number 1 safest country in the Coronavirus Pandemic. The Elimelech family may disagree with that assessment, however…

Help is on the Way!

While a small country, Israel has been significantly impacted by the Novel Coronavirus. Currently, Israel has 8,018 people infected with COVID-19, with 48 deaths…

A Tragic End

On the night of December 29, 2019, Grafton Thomas marched into a rabbi’s home during a Hanukkah celebration, wielding an 18” machete’, attacking the…

Israel Fights Coronavirus

Currently, Israel has 1,238 citizens infected with COVID-19. Of those, 24 citizens are seriously ill, while 15 are moderately ill…

It Took A Pandemic!

Israel daily lives with threats to their existence from their enemies, supplied by Iran. However, Israel Defense Forces (IDF) Spokesperson Brigadier-General Hidai Zilberman…

Israel and the Coronavirus

Since the outbreak of the Coronavirus, officially named COVID-19, Prime Minister Netanyahu said, “The Coronavirus is the worst pandemic in 100 years.”

Israeli Elections 3.0

In an unprecedented move, Israel goes back to the polls for a third time. Early results show a high voter turnout, as 47% of the electorate have voted so far…

A Remarkable Find

In July 2017 Israeli scholar Yoram Meital stumbled upon an unbelievable discovery in a Cairo synagogue: a 616 page handwritten biblical codex…

Bon Voyage?

The Coronavirus, recently labeled as Covid-19 by the World Health Organization, has infected 70,548 people and left over 1,770 dead around the world…

Springing to Life

Scientists from Israel, France, Switzerland, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), planted date palm seeds determined to be approximately two-thousand years old…

Deal or No Deal?

With the release of President Trump’s so called “Deal of the Century,” it has led to various responses, some supporting, some opposing, and some waiting for further discussion…

A Day To Remember

On Saturday, January 27, 1945, the Russian army arrived at Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp and liberated the occupants of the labor-death camp…

Showers of Blessing

A mikvah, the ritual bath, forms one of the important structures in any Jewish community. Due to the heavy rains of late…

Praise, Threats, and a Bounty

Following the targeted elimination of the Iranian Republican Guard Corps commander Quasem Soleimani last Thursday, various responses have occurred…

Festive and Fearful Times

As the Hanukkah season continues, Jewish people in Israel and around the world celebrate the holiday with family, friends, food, and family traditions…

The Status Quo

On Friday, the House of Representatives passed a resolution supporting the Two State Solution. House Majority Leader, Rep. Steny Hoyer, said of the non-binding resolution…

One Step Closer

At Tel Aviv University researchers have made a hopeful discovery in treating Pancreatic Cancer. The initial experimental results, used on mice, led to a destruction of…

To Protect and Defend

Early in November the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) initiated Operation Northern Shield “to expose and neutralize” terror tunnels Hezbollah built along the northern border…

The Sounds of Life

With the sounds of sirens wailing as the rockets from Gaza targeted residents in Ashkelon, at Barzilai Hospital the sounds of crying newborns brought joy in the midst of terror…

An Honorable Woman

From the day she received the appointment to the United Nations as the United States ambassador, Nikki Haley proved that she would support Israel…

An Uneasy Peace

Secretary of State Pompeo hailed the twenty-fifth anniversary on Sunday the 27th  between Israel and Jordan. He said, “Today marks the 25th anniversary of the Treaty of Peace…

Mending Fences

When President Trump abruptly pulled US forces out of Syria, leaving Kurds vulnerable to a Turkish attack, many criticized and condemned him…

The Rocks Cry Out

This year incredible archaeological finds continue to unfold, bringing new information about Israel’s ancient past. Two new discoveries one in the north of Israel and the other in Jerusalem…

A Modern Maccabee

Yossi Cohen has directed the Mossad for three and a half years. He has “transformed the organization into a risk taking, history-altering machine.” His boldest move in 2017 led…

Israel on the Eve of the New Year

As Israelis prepare for the High Holidays with the arrival of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, feelings run high. First, they face the formation of a new government…

Forging a Government

With current Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu holding the narrowest lead of 55 to 54 over his opponent, Blue and White Party leader, Benny Gantz, it has fallen to President Rivlin to decide…

Caring for the Heartland

The One Israel Fund began immediately after the completion of the Oslo Accords in 1993. While not an investment fund involved with the stock market, The One Israel Fund invests…

Exposed by The Light

In a move considered ‘unprecedented,’ the Palestinian Authority was recently questioned on its anti-Israel incitement in Palestinian textbooks. Hillel Neuer, Director of UN Watch, said…

Rumors of War

Israel faces committed enemies in Gaza and in the north with Lebanon. Arch enemy Iran actively supplies both with finances and weapons. Breaking Israel News asks the probing question, “Is Israel on the Verge of All out War?”…

Pure Israel: A Generous Act

Proverbs 14:31 says, “He that oppresses the poor reproaches his Maker; but he that honors Him has mercy on the poor.” A living illustration of this passage occurred recently…

A Mother’s Courage Times Three!

“My stomach churns with worry and excitement. My concern triples,” says 41 year old Tehila Zada, as she embraces her three children…

“There is No Peace!”

Isaiah’s statement resounds as loudly today as it did when he announced it in his day, “There is no peace,” says my God, “to the wicked” (Isaiah 57:21)…

“For Them My Soul Weeps”

From 1933 to 1945 at least 6 million Jews died at the hands of the Nazi perpetrators. From killing fields to the mechanized death camps, Jews and others under the heel of Nazism perished. Amazingly, some survived…

Congratulations, Mr. Prime Minister!

On Saturday, July 20, 2019 Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu became Israel’s longest serving Prime Minister. He displaced founding Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion who served Israel…

Shaping the Future

During his 2016 Presidential Campaign, then candidate Donald Trump made moving the United States Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem part of his platform. For over 25 years successive presidents refused to move…