The Intellectual Assault on Israel and Pro-Israel Advocacy: How the American Jewish Community Should React
October 14, 2007 | Steven Bayme
American support for Israel historically has rested on four main pillars: the high esteem Jews enjoy within American society; the strong base of Christianity within American culture; the kinship Americans have for a fellow democracy; and, especially since 9/11, the common foes that confront both America and Israel. None of these pillars may be taken for granted; nor are they necessarily unequivocal.
What the West Should Learn From the Assault on Israel and the Jews
August 1, 2007 | Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld
European states over the past decades did not understand that the threats Israel was encountering in those years were essentially precursors of the menaces they would face as well. Had leading European politicians realized that a broader assault by radical Islam was underway – ultimately directed at their countries rather than at Israel alone – they likely would not have made the major errors they committed – particularly in the area of immigration – that have undermined European security today.