Open Jew and Israel-haters are now in the US Congress

They are African-American, Democrat, women and Muslim. No one dares speak out. Alan Bergstein, Sunday, 11:30 PM

Collective responsibility: A Tu Bishvat lesson

Earth and nature play an essential role in Judaism. Tu Bishvat, the New Year of the Trees in Judaism, is a time to think about how we treat the land and its resources. Shlomit Ovadia, Sunday, 2:30 PM

In Brussels as in Gaza: 'Oh Allah, burn the Zionists'

There are parts of Brussels that could be mistaken for Gaza - and the words coming out of the local imam's mouth with impunity are proof that Belgium does not care or dare to do anything. Giulio Meotti, Sunday, 1:24 PM

Let’s cut the baloney, Mr. President…Please!

The suspense is too much. The Israelis, who never asked a single American to fight and die for their wars, deserve to know the truth about the 'deal of the century.'    Jack Engelhard, Sunday, 8:01 AM

Memo to Jared Kushner

Population transfer has been resorted to historically to make peace possible. e.g. in Europe after WWII and to facilitate the India/Pakistani separation. We are talking of voluntary transfer. Ted Belman, Saturday, 9:09 PM

You won't see me at the Women's March - it's a con job

Women’s issues -- even those that are impacted by race, class, religion, and ethnicity -- are still woman-specific, but you won't hear about them at this march. I am in mourning for a vibrant and radical feminist movement. But this is not it. Prof. Phyllis Chesler, Friday, 12:59 PM

INTO THE FRAY: Generals in Israeli politics

As a rule, on entering Israeli politics, senior military and security figures have played a troubling role, which has—almost uniformly—proved disastrous, both for the country and/or for themselves. Dr. Martin Sherman, Friday, 12:33 PM

Trump now has two walls to deal with

The Trump plan for Israel-Jordan-Egypt negotiations has hit a brick wall. David Singer, Thursday, 10:00 PM

The Netherlands is keeping looted Jewish paintings - and more

The Netherlands is a profoundly hypocritical societ, which glibly excuses its attitude to Jews and Jewish property. Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , Thursday, 9:42 PM

Europe welcomes African males, ignores the plight of Islam's women

For four women in life-threatening danger, the Europe of anti-racism and equal opportunities is not willing to do anything. Giulio Meotti, Thursday, 9:29 PM

Covering up the revealed anti-Judaism of Alice Walker

Recent controversy conveniently concealed Alice Walker’s latest poem “Conscious Earthlings” - an anti-Jewish diatribe that could’ve been plagiarized from Hitler or Goebbels.Assemblyman Dov Hikind, Thursday, 9:21 PM

Is UNRWA’s hereditary refugee status for Palestinians unique?

There is no parallel and no precedent, even in protracted conflict situations, for the manner in which UNRWA transfers the “registered refugee” status, automatically, through the generations, refusing to take any actions that would end this status.Kohelet Policy Forum, Wednesday, 1:35 PM

Hidden value: The importance of Bible study

Regular Bible study forces us to take the time to ask the important questions.  Who are we?  Why are we here?  What is the purpose of living as a Jew and following this defined set of beliefs?Rabbi Meni Even-Israel, Wednesday, 1:00 PM

Mario Lemieux and Bnei Akiva  

Rav Chaim Drukman is under attack for helping out Rav Moti Alon. We can learn a lot from Mario Lemieux.Rabbi Dr. Aryeh Hirsch, Wednesday, 8:49 AM

Escape to freedom

Sometimes life gives you more than you think you can bear, but the human spirit can soar even when facing the evil Nazis. A champion sportswoman honors her murdered family by deciding to embrace life. Eve Glover, Wednesday, 8:13 AM

Guess who's in town?

In case you had any doubts, it’s still a jungle out there, Jane. Jack Engelhard, Wednesday, 7:48 AM

Rand Paul: Congressional know-nothing or deliberate defamer?

Paul shares the view of BDS advocates - claiming BDS is merely free speech and a way to expose Israeli “human rights abuses.” But free speech is not a license to tell deliberate lies, that is known as defamation. Lee Kaplan, Tuesday, 8:03 AM

UNWRA is a racist obscenity

UNWRA does not solve the refugee problem. It inflates it. One needs to ask why. Barry Shaw, Tuesday, 7:55 AM

Gaza- original sin

The path of history is often changed by one deed, and in the case of Gaza, it was Yigal Allon's hesitance. Daniel Pinner, 1/14/2019, 11:38 PM

Myths and facts: Tzipi Livni's misleading UN Resolution 1701

The Wall Street Journal noted: “Israel has nothing to show for its 1701 Resolution.” Eli E. Hertz, 1/14/2019, 9:53 PM

Contradictory perceptions: Origins of the split in Religious Zionism

The political explosion of Religious Zionism reveals a deep split of identity. The dividing line is the question of whether or not commitment to the Torah is the guiding principle. Rabbi Yitschak Neriya , 1/14/2019, 2:30 PM

Trump gaining in NY as we read this

Don’t be fooled about an endorsement tied to a Jewish or Republican organization!  They sometimes are misled, just like you, for not knowing all the facts, and are ill advised. Cindy Grosz, 1/13/2019, 1:16 PM

The flaw in American higher education

Most US colleges are dominated by faculty who teach left liberal moral relativism - and the results could be seen in Barack Obama.Prof. Paul Eidelberg, 1/13/2019, 1:00 PM

Rahaf's Saudi family will never, ever stop coming after her

The Saudi teen remains in real and terrible danger because she has renounced Islam. She has shut down her Twitter account due to death threats.  Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 1/13/2019, 12:00 PM

Shame on you Chuck...and Nancy

Temper tantrum against Trump, that just won’t quit. We took Hillary away from them, and Obama, and Bernie – and they will not forgive. Jack Engelhard, 1/13/2019, 11:39 AM

Swedish Churches support the PA war curriculum

Swedish churches are supporting the exposure of children to violence-promoting propaganda that constgitutes a serious form of mental child abuse. Tobias Petersson, 1/13/2019, 11:20 AM

Is Erekat really that stupid?

Am Yisrael Chai – the people of Israel live!  We believe in life, and you believe in death. Leonie Ben-Simon, 1/11/2019, 8:40 AM

INTO THE FRAY: Will the “New Right” get it right?

If the “New Right” is to advance “Right wing” causes, it must abandon schemes that lead to Lebanonization or Balkanization of Israeli society and work towards legitimizing the idea of incentivized emigration of the Arab population of Judea-SamariaDr. Martin Sherman, 1/11/2019, 7:47 AM

Is the IDF ready for all-out war?

The Israeli military’s state of readiness has dramatically improved, but it has a lot more catching up to do. It has spent years neglecting the ground forces which will be essential if enemies like Hezbollah are to be decisively defeated. Yaakov Lappin, 1/11/2019, 6:59 AM

UNESCO's love affair with 'Palestine' has lost it US and Israel

America’s designated funding of 22% of UNESCO’s annual budget will now have to be met by other member states or UNESCO’s programs severely curtailed. David Singer, 1/10/2019, 11:24 PM

Places to visit in Israel in 2019 - if you really want to learn

Don't give in to the Israel-bashers who want you to criticize Birthright and hear the so-called "Palestinian point of view" when you know almost nothing about the Jewish struggle to establish a state. Moshe Phillips, 1/10/2019, 10:33 PM

The NY Times: Palestinian propaganda or journalism?

A close look at the missing narratives ignored by the Gray Lady when covering the Israel-Arab conflict. Jonathan Slosser, 1/9/2019, 10:35 PM

The Golan Heights mean more than security for Israel

Not just for Israeli security, but for Biblical and Ancestral Jewish Sovereignty, the Golan Heights must be recognized as Israeli territory by the US. Victor Sharpe, 1/9/2019, 10:07 PM

Is becoming 'normal' citizens an illusion for German Jews?

Anti-Semitism is part of daily life in Germany. It expresses itself as stereotypes, general degradation of Jews and Judaism, open as well as subtle anti-Semitic prejudices, and pictures in the media.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 1/9/2019, 8:52 PM

No, they were not all Charlie

The threat to freedom of speech now emanates not only from the jihadists, but from within the democracies themselves. Giulio Meotti, 1/8/2019, 11:05 PM

Islamic contributions to hockey

Do I believe Palestine is the Palestinian Arabs' ancestral land? As much as I believe that hockey came from Mecca and Joe DiMaggio was a member of an Islamic tribe.   Jack Engelhard, 1/8/2019, 10:48 PM

Synergistic perils for Israel, 2019

When the whole is greater than the sum of its parts.Prof. Louis René Beres, 1/8/2019, 11:59 AM

The Reform Movement sabotages the Jewish-Gentile symbiosis

The Reform Movement has turned most Diaspora Jews into ethical monotheists - that is, Noahides. Rafael Castro, 1/8/2019, 12:36 AM

Trump’s support of MBS all the more Important amid Syria withdrawal

Washington has had its disagreements over human rights abuses and other matters with other current allies. The Saudis are crucial to US interests in many areas. Dr. Ted Gover, 1/7/2019, 11:51 PM

Is your newborn an X?

We have entered a most debased, regressive,  unholy state where a parent in NY now can choose to overthrow the natural order of the universe and designate his child as neither boy nor girl, just X, Howard Sachs, 1/7/2019, 3:58 PM

'The King and I' in Jerusalem - superb theatre and something more

A wonderful production of 'The King and I' in English - in Jeusalem - packs a subliminal message Rogers and Hammerstein could not have imagined. Rochel Sylvetsky, 1/7/2019, 11:00 AM

When they come for us, we'll be gone

Review of Gal Beckerman's book, "When They Come for Us, We'll  Be Gone- The Epic Struggle to Save Soviet Jewry."Rabbi Yosef Mendelevich, 1/6/2019, 3:51 PM

The Turks are coming – to Syria

Arab hatred of Turkey is so extreme that the last thing the Arab states wish to see is the return of the Ottoman Empire whose police tortured and killed them without mercy. This can and should lead to strange alliances.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 1/6/2019, 11:11 AM

Not your father's Democrats

Is the Bible still the Bible? The Judeo/Christian concept has sustained us from start to--- well now, suddenly, we do not know how this is to be finished, do we? Jack Engelhard, 1/6/2019, 9:00 AM

The Dolomites of the Middle East

Israel has to be as strong as a mountain, the Dolomites, for example. Giulio Meotti, 1/6/2019, 12:39 AM

How Israel should react to France’s ongoing anti-Israeli arrogance

When the protest of the 'yellow vests' began, Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister, Michael Oren, joked that Israel would host an international peace conference for France. Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 1/6/2019, 12:30 AM

 INTO THE FRAY: “Terror”, tigers and tabby cats…

One cannot but think that if another country treated Jews, wearing kippot and peyot, the way Jewish minors accused of “terror” are treated in Israel, it would surely be engulfed in a wave of outrage and condemned for blatant anti-SemitismDr. Martin Sherman, 1/4/2019, 2:27 PM

Down with the Jewish Agency!

God, in His infinite kindness, has given us a Jewish airline, with free tickets, to take us home to a Jewish airport in the miraculously rebuilt Jewish Homeland. American Jews, why haven't you noticed? Tzvi Fishman, 1/4/2019, 8:59 AM

New Congress thanks G-d, and Allah

A new heritage is coming to town…and it takes oaths on the Koran. Jack Engelhard, 1/3/2019, 7:57 PM

US sanctions are destroying Iran's economy - critics were wrong

In May 2018 whenTrump left the Iran Deal, liberals claimed the sanctions would fail - the numbers tell a different story. Jeff Dunetz, 1/3/2019, 7:05 PM

President Trump, you can win NY if...

It’s not impossible, it’s not even as hard as you think... BUT a resolution must be made by you, your administration and the NYGOP, Cindy Grosz, 1/2/2019, 11:59 PM

Seeking a Chabad solution to bring together unmarried young Jews

Chabad has earned the trust of young Jews who need a hand in finding mates. Robert Harris, 1/2/2019, 11:12 PM

Trump, national security and nuclear war

A sorely needed assessment. Where should American nuclear policy go from here?Prof. Louis René Beres, 1/2/2019, 11:01 PM

The threat posed by Jeremy Corbyn

What may happen if Jeremy Corbyn comes to power. Joe Duenas, 1/1/2019, 11:05 PM

Are you a homeowner in Judea and Samaria? Airbnb lawsuit affects you

Calling on all US Jews who own homes in Judea & Samaria to join as plaintiffs in lawsuit against Airbnb. Ronald Edelstein, 1/1/2019, 1:27 PM

When will they ever learn...

Why is there no peace? An analysis of the three questions most frequently asked about Israel.Dr. Richard D. Small, 1/1/2019, 9:51 AM

The next six million - voluntary disappearance?

The time has come for lateral thinking to gear whole systems to accommodating western aliyah.  Unless the crucial issues in this article are addressed large numbers of Western Jews will not come in the foreseeable future and we will lose them. Leonie Ben-Simon, 1/1/2019, 7:03 AM