What exactly happened at Israel's Gaza border?

Stop. Think. That automatically puts you ahead of Western media. What exactly is going on at Israel's Gaza border?Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, Friday, 5:25 PM

Why do the Western media always fall into the Hamas trap?

Invented tales of dead babies in the Daily Express and Independent win every time against a tale of Jews defending their country against a fomented mob of 40,000. Barry Shaw, Friday, 9:35 AM

Did Mueller suborn Comey's "Personal Document" response?

The key expression in Comey's response on whether his memos were personal or government property is "recollection, recorded," defined in the Federal Rules of Evidence. Did Mueller suggest using that legal term? When? Mark Langfan, Friday, 8:56 AM

Macron, Merkel and May are going to follow Trump

The three M's should adopt Trump's policy on Jerusalem. David Singer, Friday, 12:50 AM

Where were the Democrats?

They were not there in Jerusalem to celebrate the Embassy move, but now they speak up – and in favor of our sworn enemies. Jack Engelhard, Thursday, 7:30 PM

New Israel Fund calls on UN to investigate Israel

The NIF's actions vis a vis the recent riots at the Gaza fence prove it is hostile to the State of Israel so that anyone who donates to that organization is damaging the Jewish State. Ronn Torossian, Thursday, 2:55 PM

An Israeli security officer told me the truth about Gaza

Once, "we went shopping in the Strip, my wife went to Rafah, and the Gazans came here to work. We had excellent relations." Op-ed. Giulio Meotti, Thursday, 7:07 AM

Hamas is responsible for Gaza deaths: What the media is NOT reporting

What we are seeing at the Gaza border is a carefully orchestrated strategy by Hamas. To some degree the terror group will view the death toll and international condemnation of Israel as a success. Thankfully they have failed to breach the border. CU FI, Wednesday, 8:06 PM

Hamas: Fight to the last Gazan

Hamas has betrayed the residents of Gaza. Instead of an Islamic regime, it has built one based on fear. Instead of hope, it has brought despair.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, Wednesday, 5:50 PM

The real headline: IDF saves thousands of Israeli lives

There were no innocent Gazan lives lost at the border fence this week. There were many innocent lives saved on the Israeli side of that border. Justin Amler, Wednesday, 8:11 AM

Ex-ambassador ridicules idea that Israel is threatened

Has Kurtzer been watching the news lately? Why does he seek to misleadingly portray Israel as facing no threats along its borders, with the only possible threat from far-away Iran?Att'y Stephen M. Flatow, Tuesday, 11:53 PM

Unappreciative, ungrateful

Are you listening? How can it be that time and time again when you were asked to pray for the well being of our soldiers during Sabbath prayers, you refused? Isaac Kohn, Tuesday, 11:49 PM

No joy from the US media on Jerusalem's big day

A resentful and gloomy media sounds off the day after Israelis celebrate the inauguration of the US Embassy in Jerusalem. Jack Engelhard, Tuesday, 4:52 PM

Self inflicted Palestinian humiliation is not Israel's problem

Israel does not need a hudna deal with Hamas. It needs something else entirely.Dr. Aaron Lerner, Tuesday, 8:35 AM

FROM THE ISRAELI PRESS: Bringing Iran to its knees

Trump, at Netanyahu's suggestion, is showing Iran who's boss, but leaving room for the ayatollahs to have a change of heart. Nitsan Keidar, Monday, 10:15 PM

Jerusalem, city of headlines!

See how Yerushalayim, the city of unity, royalty, and sanctity, is perhaps the most talked-about city in the world these days! Hillel Fendel, Monday, 3:15 PM

Mueller can't immunize Trump against Congressional impeachment

Mueller can promise immunity, but not for accusing Trump of lying in the testimony he gives under that immunity. And who is to prove Comey and Mueller liars when they contradict Trump? Mark Langfan, Monday, 2:18 PM

I have been a victim of prejudice, so I have the right to be the same

Carranza finally speaks about his racist tweet: I have suffered prejudice, thererfore I can tweet about the 'rich, white parents' (read Jews) of the NYCDOE. Cindy Grosz, Monday, 10:56 AM

Dems try enhanced interrogation on Trump’s CIA nominee

The Dems are torturing Gina Haspel - and this is how they are doing it. Jack Engelhard, Monday, 1:25 AM

Jerusalem - to be surrounded by cities

The forecast : At least four local authorities in Judea and Samaria will turn into cities in the near future, a great cause for  rejoicing - so let's not limit today's joy to Jerusalem!Former MK Yaakov Katz, 5/13/2018, 7:14 AM

'Judaism, Zionism and the Land of Israel' - filling a void

Read the book that puts G-d into the Jewish history equation. It has been published simultaneously in 17 countries. Edwin Black, 5/13/2018, 7:00 AM

Zion and Jerusalem

For Jerusalem Day: Thoughts on the centrality of Zion and Jerusalem from the first Chief Rabbi of Israel.HaRav Avraham Yitzchak HaCohen Kook zts"l, 5/13/2018, 12:23 AM

Jerusalem, the highest level of joy

We are always to remember that Zion is our true home, not Babylon or America, and we are to set our love for Jerusalem above our highest joy. Tzvi Fishman, 5/12/2018, 11:47 PM

Europe has chosen disgrace

America and Israel have strong stomachs, Europe has a soft belly. Giulio Meotti, 5/11/2018, 6:17 PM

Meet Brett McGurk, the ISIS exterminator

McGurk said what he meant and meant what he said: ISIS men are either captured or dead. Barry Shaw, 5/11/2018, 6:07 PM

PLO dumps Trump

Trump – the master deal-maker - may  have just pulled another rabbit out of his magic hat. David Singer, 5/11/2018, 8:34 AM

Thank G-d for Israel: Timing the golden exit

Notwithstanding Trump, when it comes to personal safety for Jews, America may be slowly beginning to resemble France in 2005. Check out Israel. David Ben Horin, 5/11/2018, 8:24 AM

Never leaving - no matter what!

We are all American citizens and could easily hop on a plane with the kids and grandkids. What do you say? Good idea? Shmuel Sackett, 5/11/2018, 8:03 AM

Gazans march on Nahal Oz : A news story never written

This is the news story Jews throughout the world would be reading had Arab rioters succeeded in breaking through the fence at the Gaza border community of Nahal Oz. Robert Harris, 5/11/2018, 2:02 AM

High noon at the Golan Heights

Trump 1, Israel 1, World 0. Jack Engelhard, 5/10/2018, 11:28 AM

Middle East paradoxes

Have you noticed how many ways liberals can avoid calling a spade a spade in when it comes to talking about Islam? Prof. Paul Eidelberg, 5/10/2018, 11:17 AM

It didn't start now: The Dutch wartime queen greatly failed the Jews

The Dutch queen regularly filtered out mention of what was happening to Dutch Jewry from the speeches prepared by her speechwriter, while she spent the war safely in London.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 5/10/2018, 1:26 AM

Is demand for Holocaust lessons the latest Hollywood chic?

Sounds good, but make sure lessons have accurate details and oversight of materials. Cindy Grosz, 5/9/2018, 9:31 PM

Gaza fence riots: Hamas' fate is on the line

Nakba Day is an opportunity for Hamas to sacrifice its followers to gain needed publicity at the Gaza fence.Dr. Philip Brodie, 5/9/2018, 8:55 PM

Melania stole the show

Had she been in the right party, Melania would be gracing the covers of Vogue, but they can't forgive her for marrying Trump. Jack Engelhard, 5/9/2018, 8:04 PM

Walid Shoebat site video calls Judaism a 'satanic religion'

The famed terrorist turned Zionist's website has begun spewing anti-Semitism. Lee Kaplan, 5/8/2018, 9:44 PM

The Ayatollahs' clear and present threat to the USA

The architects of the July 2015 Iran Deal failed to realize that peaceful-coexistence and compliance with agreements, on the one hand, and the nature of the Ayatollahs, on the other hand, constitutes a classic oxymoron.Amb. (ret.) Yoram Ettinger , 5/8/2018, 6:21 PM

Trump put a comma between 'West Bank' and Gaza

The US President has begun unscrambling the misinformation omelette cooked by the PLO at its founding and avidly swallowed by the UN and EU. David Singer, 5/8/2018, 5:54 PM

You're better off in Jerusalem, President Trump

Late word has it that he won’t attend the opening. If so, he needs to change his mind, for his own good. Jack Engelhard, 5/8/2018, 6:16 AM

Just like any other country...

The US does incorporates its founding majority religion into the state and so do we - our own way. This week's article in the Thank G-d for Israel series. David Ben Horin, 5/7/2018, 5:23 PM

Armenian anti-Semitism rears its ugly head

Textbook Jew-hatred straight out of the arsenal of the most virulently anti-Semitic countries of the Middle East. Fern Sidman , 5/7/2018, 5:00 PM

Would a change in PA leadership affect the Peace Process?

BESA joins the debate on the future of the post-Abbas Palestinian Authority.Dr. George N. Tzogopoulos, 5/7/2018, 4:30 PM

Hunt for the Jews

Betrayal and murder in Nazi-occupied Poland. Janet Levy, 5/6/2018, 8:56 PM

Trump and Mattis are carrying out a grand strategy in Syria

Kurds and Arabs have formed a pincer that prevents Iran's road to the sea and it will soon be apparent that everyone, except Iran, is in favor. Mark Langfan, 5/6/2018, 1:59 PM

Iran and the chilling significance of the “No Alternative” argument

This week's INTO THE FRAY feature shows why the attempt to T justify the 2015 deal with Iran, as being the only viable alternative to allowing it to develop nuclear weapons, is both infuriating and disingenuous.Dr. Martin Sherman, 5/6/2018, 1:40 PM

The night is darker just before dawn

Israel's discovery and removal of the Iranian warehouse documents occurred during the darkness of night. Giulio Meotti, 5/6/2018, 6:50 AM


The U.S. Holocaust Museum's new exhibit on America and the Shoah tries to show that FDR did the best he could to help Jews during the Holocaust. Part 3 of a special 3 part series.Dr. Rafael Medoff, 5/4/2018, 12:45 PM

NYCDOE Chancellor tweet begs the question?  Racist and anti-Semite?

A week has passed and nothing has happened in response to the New York Chancellor's outrageous tweet. Cindy Grosz, 5/4/2018, 12:37 PM

Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu got it right on sexual abuse

It would have been a travesty of Jewish ethics had convicted predator "Rabbi" Eliezer Berland been able to make a grand entrance to the Meron Lag Ba'Omer festivities. Tzvi Lev, 5/4/2018, 12:24 PM

Figuring out Abbas a generation too late

What took so long for the world to wake up? Jack Engelhard, 5/4/2018, 10:31 AM

Act now to prevent the Ahed Tamimi public relations catastrophe

Those seeking to destroy Israel are awaiting her release from jail, so now is the time for Israel to end her career as the poster girl of Palestinian victimhood. Robert Harris, 5/4/2018, 10:04 AM

The multiculturalism umbrella: Made in Islam wool

Why do US citizens miss the wool being pulled over their eyes? Because Americans are conditioned to be tolerant and compassionate, to embrace multiculturalism and respect each other’s beliefs, ideals and values. Islam, however, does not reciprocate. Amil Imani, 5/3/2018, 3:52 PM

To fight anti-Semitism, you have to define it

An interview with Mark Weitzman of the Simon Wiesenthal Center and International Holocaust Remembrance Authority: "A definition must include...double standards and delegitimization of Israel."Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 5/3/2018, 2:33 PM


Part 2 of a special 3-part series: It is inconvenient to rescue Jews.Dr. Rafael Medoff, 5/3/2018, 6:14 AM

After the Anusim, the Eurosim?

Following the fall of the Soviet Union, many Jews came to Germany after 1990 providing Jewish life with a tailwind. Sadly, things are not working out as planned. Ron Jontof-Hutter, 5/3/2018, 6:00 AM

What Netanyahu proved

What did Netanyahu actually prove in his video and power point demonstration - and to whom did he aim his presentation? Jeff Dunetz, 5/2/2018, 7:30 AM

The Great Deception March on Gaza's borders

The biggest deception of all in the so-called “Great Return March” is deceiving the Palestinians themselves into thinking that they have any hope of “returning” to any homes in present-day Israel that their ancestors might have occupied before 1948. Noah Beck, 5/2/2018, 7:00 AM