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Lela Gilbert, a Distinguished Fellow in American-Israeli Journalism for Hillsdale College, is an award-winning writer. Lela has authored or co-authored more than 60 books including the critically acclaimed Saturday People, Sunday People: Israel through the Eyes of a Christian Sojourner. She also co-authored Persecuted: The Global Assault on Christians. Lela is an adjunct fellow at the Hudson Institute and is a contributor to Philos Project, Fox News, The Jerusalem Post, Weekly Standard and others. She lives in Jerusalem.

ARTICLES BY: Lela Gilbert


September 1, 2017 1:55 pm
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Al Jazeera in Israel – To Ban or Not to Ban?

In the scorching heat of a troubled Jerusalem summer, the government of Israel announced that it intends to shut down Qatar-based Al Jazeera. Shuttering a large...

June 16, 2017 3:51 pm
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The US Embassy in Israel – to Move or Not to Move?

The United States Embassy to Israel has been located in Tel Aviv since the 1940s. But now, in 2017, the address of the embassy has...

June 7, 2017 3:03 pm
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On Golden Anniversary of Six-Day War, We Remember a Time of Miracles

Every year in Jerusalem, when early June arrives, poignant recollections of the Six-Day War come to mind. We remember the life-and-death battle that Israel fought...

April 25, 2017 1:52 pm
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Reflections on Holocaust Memorial Day

Once a year in Israel, when spring flowers are at their most beautiful, it happens at precisely 10 a.m. At that moment, the wail of an air...

April 13, 2017 11:03 am
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Passover – The Remembrance of Suffering, Enslavement and God-Given Freedom

Holidays in Israel are interwoven into daily life so beautifully that to me, after just a few years, they seemed to ebb and flow like...

April 2, 2017 8:12 am
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Hatred, Courage and the Israeli-Saudi Connection

During recent years, dramatic political changes have shaken the Middle East. Some have described these events metaphorically as “shifting desert sands.” They have also been...

March 23, 2017 7:25 am
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Israel, Fake News and the ‘Apartheid State’

When I first set foot in Jerusalem in August 2006 – arriving in the country in the midst of the Second Lebanon War – one...

March 5, 2017 8:26 am
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Jews, Christians and Another Jihadi Pogrom in Egypt

From the lips of a little child – an 8-year-old girl from El Arish, Egypt – comes a heartbreaking message. Her words speak volumes about...

January 2, 2017 7:31 am
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A New Year in a Broken World

Those who have the healthy habit of working out at a gym several times a week will soon be complaining about the massive – and...

November 15, 2016 7:34 am
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Eyewitness Accounts From Persecuted Iraqi Christians

It is painful to recall the events of late summer 2014, when the Islamic State killed or expelled thousands of Christians from their historic homeland...

October 26, 2016 7:51 am
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Wonder Woman: An Inspiration to Us All

On Oct. 18, a rather unusual and unexpected news story materialized on my computer screen, and it came as a pleasant respite from the rest...

October 23, 2016 7:36 am
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Jews and Christians Rejoicing Over the Sukkot Holiday Drowned Out the Foolish, Futile UNESCO Resolution

UNESCO chose a rather odd time to ratify its resolution against Israel’s “occupation of Al-Aqsa Mosque/Al-Haram Al-Sharif” and Jerusalem’s Old City. The declaration, which was initially...

October 5, 2016 6:34 am
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An Enormous Funeral for an Enigmatic Israeli Leader

One of the best known and most widely admired Israeli statesmen died on Sept. 28. After suffering a massive stroke two weeks earlier, Shimon Peres...

August 1, 2016 1:23 pm
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The Silent Struggle of Bethlehem’s Christians

It’s a surprisingly short drive from West Jerusalem to Bethlehem – 10 or 15 minutes, at the most. But on a hot summer night a...

Culture

Roy Nissany Becomes Israel’s First Formula One Driver

JNS.org - Roy Nissany will become the official test driver for the Williams Group, making him Israel’s very first Formula...

Eyewitness to Horror: New York Museum Opens Exhibit of Art by Holocaust Victims

Michael Morris, a curator at New York's Museum of Jewish Heritage, was trying...

Features

From Harlem to Tel Aviv: Aulcie Perry’s Basketball Journey

Legendary basketball player Aulcie Perry’s life has been remarkable on and off the court.  This African-American athlete’s life changed dramatically after...

Kids in the Kitchen Light Up Hanukkah

JNS.org - Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, is one of those holidays that takes over everything. The pantry overflows with...

Give It Up for the (Israeli) Kids: Hanukkah and Charity Drives

JNS.org - The staff and volunteers at Yad Ezra V’Shulamit’s children’s center in Jerusalem began noticing that one little girl...

World

Italian Jews Praise Appointment of Expert Milena Santerini to Combat Rising...

Jewish leaders in Italy have warmly welcomed the appointment by the government of a national coordinator against antisemitism, Prof. Milena...

Israel

Israel’s Domestic Security Agency Thwarted 560 Terror Attacks in 2019...

The head of Israel’s domestic security agency, the Shin Bet, revealed on Monday that his organization had thwarted 560 terrorist...

Middle East

Dozens of Iraqi Protesters Wounded as Anti-Government Unrest Resumes

Two Iraqi police officers were killed and dozens of protesters were wounded in Baghdad and other cities on Monday in clashes with security forces, medical and security sources said, as...

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