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What is America's role in today's world?

Who dares cede victory to those who would destroy us and deny us our freedoms? Stanley Zir, Today, 7:29 AM

Trump’s speech was huge

He actually said that he wants to make America safe again. Jack Engelhard, Yesterday, 12:11 AM

Seeds of dictatorship? Calling a spade a spade

The NGO law won’t stop BtS and their ilk operating, but it takes an important first step in calling the problem by its name. David Gross, Saturday, 11:20 PM

I think I understand Trump

Who is Trump counting on in the elections - and why.Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, Saturday, 10:45 PM

Europe’s anti-Zionists partly to blame for Bastille Day attack       

Europe’s anti-Zionist leftists have the sown the wind of Islamic extremism by aiding and abetting the worst elements in Palestinian Arab society, and now Europe is reaping the whirlwind. Richard Mather, Saturday, 10:35 PM

Planning a vacation?

If you haven’t already noticed, it’s summertime...and you should be planning to come to Israel if you are in the Diaspora and planning to stay if you are here. Tzvi Fishman, Friday, 1:11 PM

INTO THE FRAY:What if the GOP wins?

Potential payoffs and pitfalls for Israel, as although changes in the Republican platform are a welcome development, they create new challenges for Israel & much depends on how it meets them.  Dr. Martin Sherman, Friday, 1:00 PM

Museveni’s Palestine blunder that wasn’t

The African leader was clever, not mistaken. Look at his speech again. Andi Pacurar, Friday, 10:29 AM

Not politically correct

He still negates the changes in Western mores.A cynic's view of the attempts to change Orthodox Judaism and make it politically correct in today's world. Rochel Sylvetsky, Friday, 7:30 AM

Vatican ecumenism forsakes Egypt’s Christian minorities

For Pope Francis, ecumenical zeal is more his quest than a real concern for solutions to the rise of jihad. However, the Vatican’s ecumenism comes at the expense of Egypt’s human rights. Ashraf Ramelah, Thursday, 11:02 AM

Rethinking democracy

Plato ranks democracy 4th out of 5 political regimes regarding the stability and the prosperity that they offer, with only tyranny being worse than democracy. An important essay on one of the West's sacred cows. Marc Arsak, Thursday, 10:16 AM

Isn't Rabbi Soloveitchik's opinion good enough?

An American rabbi weighs in on Rabbi Levenstein's remarks.Rabbi Avraham Gordimer, Thursday, 8:54 AM

One rogue is all it takes

And the blood is on all their hands. Jack Engelhard, Thursday, 7:45 AM

Why doesn't anyone take up my offer?

Cash money and a lot of it will go to whoever can find what I am searching for. William K. Langfan, Wedensday, 3:48 PM

China can exploit UN double standards on "Palestine"

So the Hague Court ruled against China, who promptly reacted the way the PLO did to UN recognition of Israel and Vietnam embraced the PLO. David Singer, Wedensday, 8:32 AM

Rabbinic responsiblity

How far does rabbinic responsibility go?Rabbi Berel Wein, Wedensday, 8:24 AM

Fighting anti-Israel hate

Let’s get in their faces. Let’s adopt a tough and truthful message. Barry Shaw, Tuseday, 2:57 PM

Postscript to the conversion controversy

Few things will work against the interests of potential converts as opening the doors to private providers. Rabbi Yitzchak Adlerstein, Tuseday, 2:45 PM

Bedouin law bows to Coptic courage

A courageous woman and a brave bishop put Egyptian Sharia bullies to shame. Ashraf Ramelah, Tuseday, 6:01 AM

Europe's new Weimar surrender

HIstory eerily repeats itself, with appropriate changes. Giulio Meotti, Monday, 2:01 PM

Terrorism is about Ideology, not guns

In denying the role of Islamic radicalism, Mr. Obama seems more concerned about shielding extremists from critical scrutiny than protecting U.S. citizens from terrorism. Matthew M. Hausman, J.D., Monday, 1:33 PM

69 years ago ‘The Exodus’ became Israel’s first Ship of State

69  years ago, the British appeased the Arabs, denied Jews entry into the Holy land and sent them back to the Germany from which they had just escaped. Today the US, Britain and Europe are still appeasing radical Islamists and their anti-Semitism. Jeff Dunetz, Monday, 6:11 AM

The two-state chimera and liberal Jews

The two-state solution has a slew of obstinate Jewish advocates.Rabbi Steven Pruzansky, Monday, 1:14 AM

Netanyahu vs. the generals

Netanyahu-bashing is a media sport, but it is becoming a danger to democracy.Dr. Joel Fishman, 7/17/2016, 8:29 AM

Navigating amid chaos: Nuclear strategy

Israel must forge a nuclear strategy in the face of a world gone mad.Prof. Louis René Beres, 7/17/2016, 7:43 AM

Have the Crusades finally started again?

A short but inclusive report on the following countries which are the first to ban Islam.  See how the rest of the world is acting fast on the threat posed by Islam and its barbaric Sharia Law.Prof. Paul Eidelberg, 7/17/2016, 1:33 AM

It's the truck's fault - ban all trucks

It is the rock's fault in Israel, not of the terrorist who threw it; it is the gun's fault, not of the criminal who used it; and now, to be consistent, it is the truck that is to blame in Nice. Obamalogic. Mark Langfan, 7/16/2016, 9:35 PM

The highly unprofessional inquiry into UK Labour anti-Semitism

Corbyn knew what he was doing when he appointed Shami Chakrabarti to investigate charges of Labour Party anti-Semitism. Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 7/15/2016, 2:28 PM

Nice Terror: First they came for the Jews

Israel, the target the world didn't care about, was a laboratory for Islamist terror. Jack Engelhard, 7/15/2016, 8:40 AM

INTO THE FRAY: Israel and US liberal Jews

The real reasons for the rift: Incredibly, according to Israel’s “liberal” detractors,  the only remedy for Israel’s “democracy deficit” is to establish yet another Muslim-majority tyranny.Dr. Martin Sherman, 7/15/2016, 8:21 AM

Political lives matter

Obama has chosen to only speak out when blacks have been the victims of police misconduct or tragic error. Larry Gordon, 7/15/2016, 8:12 AM

BDS is a marginal phenomenon

Don't believe their hype. David Bernstein, 7/14/2016, 12:22 PM

Obama disgraces Dallas memorial

As men and women in blue sat in hallowed silence for their slain brothers, Obama took the occasion to lecture them and the entire nation about our many flaws. Jack Engelhard, 7/14/2016, 6:28 AM

Thoughts on the Conversion mess

R. Haskel Lookstein’s conversions, Ivanka Trump’s halakhic status, demands by “Open Orthodox” rabbis for Israel to recognize their private decentralized conversions, wildcat actions of outlier rabbis - and the unity of the Jewish People. Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 7/13/2016, 11:24 PM

Europe will submit to radical Islam

Hedonism is not a value to die for. Giulio Meotti, 7/13/2016, 6:17 PM

A missed opportunity, 10 years on

Gábor Somlai, 7/13/2016, 11:10 AM

We have ended a week of mourning

Instead of the good life in Tel Aviv, residents of the Hills of Hevron have opted for the good life in the biblical heartland of our nation. We have to make it safe, not just good.Rabbi Aaron Egeltal, 7/13/2016, 10:56 AM

The case for Kurdish statehood

The reasons for the West to support Kurdish statehood are manifold and the time is ripe, now that there is no more Syria, to do something for this persecuted, religiously tolerant and militarily egalitarian society. Noah Beck, 7/13/2016, 10:47 AM

Email fraud and claims against Pollard

The  Obama-Clinton E-Mail (self) server fraud compares unfavorably with the fraudulent claims against Jonathan Pollard Barouch Levy, 7/12/2016, 11:01 AM

Lechery in the newsroom?

Fox News chief Ailes has been accused of lechery. What now? Jack Engelhard, 7/12/2016, 8:38 AM

Scotland Yard, transparency & hypocrisy

It is interesting that Tzipi Livni leads the opposition to a bill which is in no small part a reaction to the UK lawfare she encountered and decried. Matan Peleg, 7/11/2016, 5:54 PM

I incite, therefore I am

Descartes famous saying, paraphrased, serves to define the reason for the Palestinian Authority's existence.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 7/11/2016, 4:45 PM

Transitioning to a new Middle East

The changes in progress, including shifting alliances and the Israel Turkey deal, have far-reaching significance for the balance of power and achieving quiet in the area. Ted Belman, 7/11/2016, 7:32 AM

European populism is here to stay

Germany as a prime example of the rise of populism in Europe, a phenomenon with which Israel must deal wisely, differentiating between parties and not rejecting them out of hand.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 7/11/2016, 6:11 AM

But Hillary is an honourable woman

FBI Director James B. Comey, Jr., must know his Shakespeare because he seems to be playing the role of Mark Antony in Julius Caesar. Mark Langfan, 7/10/2016, 3:37 PM

Dallas and TV

Dallas and why TV is a BIG part of the problem. Jack Engelhard, 7/10/2016, 7:09 AM

Quartet sinks into political oblivion

The Quartet is totally divorced from what is really happening. David Singer, 7/10/2016, 5:16 AM

Hevron’s Jews guard Israel's back

Hevron's importance to Israel cannot be underestimated. Giulio Meotti, 7/10/2016, 4:00 AM

The Lubavitcher Rebbe's Yahrzeit: Empowering the individual

Rabbi Pesach Schmerling, 7/8/2016, 6:47 PM

Global consequences of Obama’s denial

Obama has left America and most likely the rest of the Western World confused and angry. Ron Jager, 7/8/2016, 6:36 PM

US Jews partnering with foreign nations against Israel

The radical left does not notice Jewish blood. Ronn Torossian, 7/8/2016, 2:50 PM

Food for thought

The author has an alternative paradigm for the middle east conflict. It does not include another failed Arab state.Dr. Martin Sherman, 7/8/2016, 2:40 PM

President Obama's July 6th greeting to Muslims for Eid al Fitr

Obama forgot whose "innocent lives" were "taken during the month of Ramadan."Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 7/7/2016, 7:19 AM

Turkish-Israel reconciliation: A balance sheet

The Turkish-Israeli reconciliation – while raising legitimate moral questions – yielded terms very much in Israel’s favor, compared to where things stood recentlyCol (res.) Dr. Eran Lerman, 7/7/2016, 7:12 AM

Judea and Samaria - it's all in a name

Using the term "West Bank" is a symptom of our malaise. Paula R. Stern, 7/7/2016, 7:04 AM

The Dutch apologize to Javans and Bosnians, but not to Dutch Jews

With each apology and admission of guilt, the refusal to do the same about the heartless attitude to Dutch Jews during the Holocaust becomes more poignant.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 7/7/2016, 6:44 AM

Hedonistic Europe will fall - Israel will not!

1500 years of European civilization are drawing to an inglorious end. Giulio Meotti, 7/6/2016, 11:58 AM