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The Immigrant Mind: The Future Of Mosul

By Luma Simms

On July 10, Iraq declared victory in the fight to reclaim Mosul. Now, who rebuilds that city’s souls and stones will set the course of the future.

Exodus Is Not The Answer: Why Christianity Must Be Preserved in the Middle East

By Naofa Noll

For the second time in less than a century, people of a faith born in the land of Israel are…


Our Druse Neighbors

By Faydra Shapiro

From The Jerusalem Post: Haiel Stawi reminds us that Israel is a place more diverse, more complex and more beautiful than we could ever possibly know.


Mideast Weekly Roundup

By Jessie Owen Payne

A historic water deal between the Israeli and Palestinian nations has been brokered, and the Pentagon confirms the death of the ISIS leader in Afghanistan.

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— Russell Moore

President of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission