Promote quality journalism
JNS PRESS +
Republish JNS content
Username / Email
Don't have an account?
Sign up here
Jephthah, Trump and the problem of immoral leaders
Jewish tradition acknowledges “realpolitik” national concerns as morally valid even as it warns of the dangers of ignoring individual morality.
Knesset members and Christian leaders talk of new embassy and shared partnerships
Josh Reinstein, director of Knesset Christian Allies Caucus, said “when people take their biblical faith and take it into political action, there is nothing we cannot accomplish.”
American Christian leaders praise Jerusalem embassy opening, President Trump
Christians United for Israel’s founder and chairman Pastor John Hagee, who gave the benediction at the embassy ceremony, told JNS that he is “deeply proud” of his country and the president.
At Mar-a-Lago, Christians and Jews celebrate Israel, unity and a strong partnership
Hundreds of supporters of the Jewish state gather to note 70 years of progress in all aspects of the nation at a gala evening hosted by the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews. While Trump could not be there, a number of dignitaries addressed the crowd.
Upcoming address by Jimmy Carter at Liberty U. raises concern among Christian Israel supporters
They are troubled by his anti-Semitic and anti-Israel rhetoric, and wonder what kind of message that sends, especially to the younger crowd.
Jonathan S. Tobin
Have Republicans tried to redefine ‘pro-Israel?’
Most Israelis may have been thrilled with Vice President Mike Pence’s visit to Israel, but some Jewish liberals were decidedly nonplussed by his eloquent speech to the Knesset. While the left’s lack of enthusiasm for anything coming out of the Trump administration is to be expected, the attempt to denigrate Pence’s stance as somehow damaging the bipartisan pro-Israel consensus is more than a little disingenuous.