Updates & Analysis


The Action Update: Deeply Troubling News out of Mar-a-Lago

After working for years to support the U.S.-Israel relationship and combat antisemitism, it’s not terribly easy for news to surprise our team, but this week, we’ll discuss two events that caught us off guard.

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The Action Update: An anti-Israel Investigation and Iran’s Policy of Sexual Violence

It hasn’t been a good week for those who care about freedom and democracy. Some of the blame falls on the Biden Administration, and much of it falls on the regime in Tehran. There’s no introduction that will do justice to this week’s news, so we’re just going to go ahead and begin.

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The Action Update: Bibi, Bombs and BDS

From Israeli elections and Iranian nukes to the mutations of the effort to destroy Israel, in this week’s Action Update we’ll be covering a lot of ground. So, without further ado, let’s dive into the latest.

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The Action Update: Iran Talks Enter Zombie Mode

In this week’s edition of the Action Update, we’ll discuss the Israeli elections that just took place, the first signs of the Biden administration acknowledging the reality on Iran, and the current state of affairs in the effort to see the Chicago-based financial services company cease using Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) corporate ratings as a method for advancing the antisemitic BDS movement.

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The Action Update: The UN Strikes Again

This week’s Action Update is coming to you a bit late because there were so many things happening over the past few days that we wanted to address them in as close to real time as possible. With that out of the way, let’s dive right in.

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The Action Update: A Third Intifada?

A new terror group has emerged in the West Bank, and they are mixing traditional guerilla warfare tactics with the longstanding inhumanity of Palestinian terrorism. They are dangerous, organized and their actions may very well spark a Third Intifada.

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The Action Update: Abbas’s Allies Kill Israeli Soldier

It’s often said that the world is smaller and more interconnected than ever before, but it’s a cliché for a reason: it’s true. Keeping with the clichés, in this week’s Action Update, we’ll discuss how all politics is local and how a threat to freedom anywhere is a threat to freedom everywhere.

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The Action Update: In Iran an Entire Generation Demands Liberty

While there has been a lot going on inside the U.S., from the tragic devastation of Hurricane Ian to the upcoming mid-term elections, the press continues to cover international matters of importance as well. Sadly, however, in many respects we haven’t seen the press focus the appropriate amount of attention on the protests going on in Iran. That may not be the only reason the U.S. continues to make serious missteps in this context, but the failure by a great deal of the mainstream media in this context certainly isn’t helping matters.

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The Action Update: The Homefront is the Front Line

On Sunday evening, Jews around the world began celebrating Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. As they begin the year 5783, we are going to discuss the threats faced by the children of Israel, both here at home and around the world.

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The Action Update: A Mass Murderer Comes to the USA

Iran’s President, Ebrahim Raisi, is a war criminal and mass murderer. His regime regularly tortures and kills innocent people, supports assassination and kidnapping plots in the U.S. (against both former officials and dissidents), holds American citizens hostage, and thumbs its nose at the international community’s concern with its nuclear weapons program. Despite all of this, the Biden administration is granting Raisi a visa to speak, in New York, at the annual meeting of the UN General Assembly set to take place this week.

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