Author Launches Israel @ 70 Series at Manhattan East Synagogue

by Martin Barillas New York Times best-selling historian Edwin Black, author of IBM and the Holocaust, appears March 20 at 7 PM at Manhattan East Synagogue to launch a 15-city lecture series outlining Israel’s history from ancient times to its most recent diplomatic dilemmas. No PowerPoint or slide show is used. Instead, as many as…

Mennonites and BDS: A Lawsuit Amid a Legacy

by Edwin Black Ellen Koontz, a Kansas contract schoolteacher, is asking a federal judge to re-affirm the anti-Jewish boycott campaign begun by Adolf Hitler on April 1, 1933, openly adopted shortly thereafter by the Mufti of Jerusalem as part of the Arab-Nazi alliance during the Holocaust, internationalized against the Jewish State after WWII by the…

Author Edwin Black Finales Historic Balfour 100 Tour at AZM Annual Conference in Washington

Martin Barillas  New York Times bestselling author Edwin Black will conclude his three-week, coast-to-coast lecture series commemorating the Balfour Declaration 100 Years Later and its unique place in the history of Israel and international law during a panel discussion at the American Zionist Movement annual conference in Washington D.C. The three-day AZM conference features dozens of prominent speakers, November…

Hillel at the Crossroads: Feud Resolution or Escalation

Edwin Black | Part 5 of a continuing series At about 5 AM on September 20, 2017, before the sun rose over the Boston skyline, Gilad Skolnick tumbled out of bed. He hadn’t slept much the night before—the sheer excitement of starting a major new phase of his life weighed on his mind. He dressed…