Plague Libel: Blaming Jews For COVID-19

Plague Libel: Blaming Jews For COVID-19

The COVID-19 era brand of anti-Semitism has resulted in worldwide claims that the Jews or Israel are responsible for manufacturing and spreading the coronavirus. While attending AIPAC in March, I was confronted with the reality of extremist Islamists calling for us...
The Other Rami

The Other Rami

Recent reports of peace activist Rami Aman’s arrest by Hamas transported me back to the story of another Rami—Rami Khader Ayyad—the operator of a Christian bookstore in Gaza (the only one in the area), who was brutally murdered by Hamas militants for his faith. On...
Flight to Freedom: Venezuelans in Exile

Flight to Freedom: Venezuelans in Exile

The heat and the humidity enveloped us like a tight embrace, even as dusk deepened. Strings of brightly colored Christmas lights shone hazily through the ocean fog that steadily rolled in from the nearby beach. A strong Caribbean wind whipped the tops of the stately...