Beyond the accolades: A sobering retrospection of Shimon PeresShimon Peres, with his fondness for a universalism – an offshoot of his socialist, and later global, inclinations – that was the hallmark of the Left, offered us a New Middle East where both sides were wrong. Murderer and victim alike.
The 8-State SolutionThe Palestinian Authority’s grip on Judea and Samaria is weakening, with its disintegration a distinct possibility. A possible solution.
The power of light: New art and light video for Rosh HashanahWatch a new moving art and music video of Judaica symbolism.
Kul 'am wa'antum bikhayr – A happy new year to allIt has been an eventful year in the Middle East, and there are four processes that sum it up.
Remembering Shimon PeresHe was a man of vision and blindness, who once said, egregiously: “There are two things that cannot be made without closing your eyes — love and peace."
The rewriting of Modern Zionist historyMay Shimon Peres be credited with his many positive deeds and accomplishments. May he merit a place in the World to Come. This essay is not about him.
Megyn Kelly could win or lose it for TrumpThe election will be won by the party that wants it most. Get that, Trump?
Those killed by "light weapons" issued by Peres and Rabin to the PLOAs a sad Israeli song says: "And we will remember all of them...our hearts will not let us forget."
INTO THE FRAY: Shimon Peres (1923-1985; 1986-2016)Paradoxically, it was not Peres’s successes – but his failures – that catapulted him to international stardom; not his impressive accomplishments, but the disastrous fiascoes in pursuit of his wildly unrealistic illusions.
Shimon Peres funeral, 27 Elul, the day the Oslo Accords were signedThe architect of Oslo has been called to give account in the Heavens today, during the period when all Jews are judged for their past actions.Today's date is Elul 27 which fell on September 13 in 1993, the very day the Oslo Accords were signed.
"The all-time biggest Trojan Horse"Every wonder why there are so many arab countries?
Haredi society in Israel is slowly changingThe slow change in values and lifestyle in that community has already begun.
New Goebbels grow again in EuropeThe staging of contemporary anti-Semitism
Khamenei on WWII: Iran Must Not Go the Way of Germany and JapanSupreme Leader Ali Khamenei speaks of the outcome of World War II in revealing terms. The West must take him at his word.
US-Israel relations: Beyond the $38 billionIn strictly financial terms, the aid is far less significant that it was in the past. While the deal was designed to insulate Israel from domestic American politics, it could have the opposite effect and it does not address a nuclear-armed Iran.
Lessons for the next US presidentSpecial to Israel National News: Oslo's still conspicuous failures must be noted and addressed.
Imminent and ominous: The Facebook-Jihadi nexusTracing the growing confluence between the world’s largest and most influential public forum, the social network giant, Facebook, and the world’s most menacing purveyor of global terror – militant Jihadist Islam.
Hillary Clinton is not a friend of IsraelHillary Clinton supports Israel when she needs the Jewish vote and campaign contributions. As Secretary of State, she was the architect of the policy of the most anti-Israel president since the rebirth of Israel in 1948.
The Great Debate of 2016 – Hillary the slugger, Trump the gentlemanWho gained the most from tonight's debate?
Europe's death rattle: Child euthanasiaThe double war against Western civilization is being fought on the lives of children, those unborn and those dispensed with.
The letter Netanyahu did not write to the EU Commission PresidentA new letter in the series that should be written, but are not: The Letter Netanyahu did NOT write to Jean-Claude Juncker.
A candid speech from President AbbasLies, not-so-veiled threats and the truth about what the Palestinian Arabs want.
Keith Lamont Scott was scum: The complex reality of the US policeNot just in Israel where Palestinian Arab rock-throwing thugs are called "frustrated youth" by the left, but in the US where nothing says "family man" like assaulting women and children: Protest thugs and the real evil in Charlotte.
Holidays, Motivation and ShaheedsThese holidays are the culmination of a period in which religion, faith in Allah, stringent observance of the commandments and the avoidance of sin, in addition to the vilification of infidels, are paramount.
When the enemy (Iran) comesWhen the enemy (Iran) comes to town, we should give them what they deserve
Islamic State crows as Russia and America trade blowsThe present disastrous state of affairs could have been avoided.
Abbas' UN speech was a game changerListening carefully, one could hear what Abbas means by "occupation." Israel, beware.
Washington Post’s Richard Cohen goes blood libel on TrumpTrivializing the Holocaust is a form of Holocaust denial.
INTO THE FRAY: Obama at the UN - Why he was right…almostObama’s UN address was an eloquent concoction of soaring rhetoric & banal platitudes, of statements of the obvious & of the obviously false, delivered with impeccable polish and panache.
Mr. Obama, Mr. Ban ki Moon: What is a nation?The UN's battle to remove the Divine Presence from Jerusalem and the Jews from Judea and Samaria is not only immoral by definition, it is also the result of their different definition for a "nation."
The ongoing NYT propaganda campaignThe writer thinks that reading the NYT is shortening her life (G-d forbid). Here's why.
A world in denialAs far as Israel is concerned there is a grand deception going on.
No rumble in the jungle between Netanyahu and ObamaThe meeting in New York was dullsville. Does that mean Obama finally gets it?
Ban Ki Moon’s lies justify terrorism. Obama could have prevented thisBan’s lies are irresponsible for a man in his position considering that the Arabs use comments like his to justify terror.
Coptic Pope muzzles US Copts in favor of Al-SisiShould Copts in US come out to welcome Al-Sisi?
Israel's teachers took a hit againThree weeks into the new school year, it is obvious that there are wonderful plans to improve education, but the money is not forthcoming.
Who will make it to the White House, Hillary or Donald?Hillary or Donald? They are totally different and the result will make a world of difference for the future of America. One man's opinion.
The day will come when Islam imposes burkinis on Western womenThe left's support for wearing the burqini is naively misplaced. It has nothing to do with freedom of choice.
Cops nab NY bomber as more suspects keep coming to USThis one came from Afghanistan. He is a naturalized American citizen, naturally.
A definition of anti-Israeli anti-SemitismWe are in a new world and a special definition for anti-Israeli anti-Semitism is required, as contrasted with anti-Jew anti-Semitism.
Seeing the futureThe entire concept of reward and punishment is based on a concept that it is the future that counts most in life.
Just another day of Palestinian ethnic cleansingThe goal? To kill a lot of Jews.
Netanyahu's rebuke to the UN is well-earnedThe UN is an organization whose hypocrisy when it comes to Jews is straight out of Kafka.
Lord of the Lies reigns over BDSEven Israel-hater Noam Chomsky admitted that "The current BDS movement...is run by one man NGOs who falsely claim to represent the [Arab] Palestinian people."
Hillary’s “deplorable” Americans – you talkin’ to me?What it is like to be one of the common folk in America.
Hillary Clinton has collapsed her credibilityShe has deceived the American people about her health, her emails, her personal server, her advisers, her staff, and the special treatment given by the State Department to Clinton Foundation donors when she was the Secretary of State.
The businesses of Mahmoud Abbas and his sonsThe PA chairman’s two sons own an economic empire in the territories worth hundreds of millions of dollars. Abbas’ main endeavor is to find a successor who will ensure both the continued existence of his sons’ businesses and their wellbeing.
INTO THE FRAY: Why Bibi was quite right...and dangerously wrongNetanyahu is right to excoriate Palestinians demand to purge Jews as ethnic cleansing, but what are the perils entailed in them dropping that demand?
The day UK replaces Christmas with RamadanThe day Mohammed, not the Grinch, stole Christmas.
The ADL attack on Netanyahu's condemnation of PA Jew-free state demandADL's Greenblatt is dead wrong when he attacks Netanyahu's accurate condemnation of PA demand for Jew-free state.
Tensions rise as PA elections are postponedPA local elections lead to tension among Arab factions, sectors and the various social movements in Judea and Samaria. Can Hamas win? Is that victory in Israel's interest? We may never know the answer.
The stones of Moletai: A lesson on the Shoah in LithuaniaThe bitter truth exposed: the annihilation of Lithuanian Jewry was committed largely and enthusiastically by the local police, known as white-band Lithuanian police, under the supervision and command of the Nazis. A memorial march
Why didn't the courts destroy the home of my granddaughter's murderer?A grandmother cannot understand the government's reaction to the barbaric terrorist murder of her sleeping 13-year-old granddaughter. A cry from the heart to Israel's Prime Minister.
Hamas and Black Lives Matter: A marriage made in hellOnly the BDS Movement stands to gain from this union.