Lenny Ben David

Lenny Ben-David

The author is the director of publications at the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs. The comments here are his personal opinion. A former Israeli diplomat, he is the author of American Interests in the Holy Land.
A MAN displays a picture of Quds Force head Maj.-Gen Qasem Soleimani (right) and Iraqi militia comma

Qasem Soleimani’s final interview

01/09/2020
Reading a torah scroll

What the capture of Beersheba in 1917 taught me about Isaac

11/10/2018
JEWS CROWD onto a British army armored car as they celebrate in downtown Jerusalem the morning after

Is it time now for the ‘Arab Mandate’ for Palestine?

03/25/2018
indian soldiers turkish jerusalem

Remembering the Indian soldiers who helped liberate Jerusalem 100 years ago

07/05/2017
Kennedy Israel

Bobby Kennedy’s 1948 visit to the Palestine front lines

05/01/2017
TURKISH TROOPS pose at a World War I memorial near Istanbul.

Horror and carnage in the Middle East – in historic context

11/26/2016
Republican US presidential candidate Donald Trump addresses the American Israel Public Affairs Com

The AIPAC conference in Washington isn’t over

03/28/2016
The USS North Carolina

The US Navy saved Jews of Eretz Yisrael exactly 100 years ago

10/02/2014
bloomberg israel

The FAA, the Oslo Accords and the Straits of Tiran

08/04/2014
hamas

Hamas’s useless attempt to plead innocence

07/10/2014
world war i

Why was a ton of matza delivered to the US Army in France during World War I

04/17/2014
Palestinian throwing stones at Israeli border police near Nablus, March 29, 2013.

The granting of ‘limited liability’ to the Palestinians

01/06/2014
Rabbi Isaac Herzog at a graduation ceremony at a flying school at Lydda (Lod) airport in 1939.

Historical pictures

11/28/2013
Ambassador Dan Shapiro at the GA in Jerusalem, Nov. 11, 2013.

Chill out! Relations between the US and Israel are certainly not in a state of crisis

11/24/2013
A group of leper men, circa 1900.

The lepers of Jerusalem

11/14/2013
THE CHILDREN of Nahalal (circa 1920s).

The cigarbox collection

05/16/2013

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