To life! Lechayim!Israel provides its own miracle, the miracle of life.
Megyn Kelly and Trump's Muslim banMegyn Kelly salutes Khan, scorns Trump. Not so fast.
Jews, awake! Confessions of a liberal DemocratDo not vote Democratic! This is no time to be a loyal Democrat by default.
I don't knowThe title is probably a sentence we all should be saying and hearing more often than we do.
Book Review: "Why Open Orthodoxy is not Orthodox"The book, by Torah scholar in the US, is a point by point scathing criticism of the controversial movement begun by Rabbi Avi Weiss.
Israeli sovereignty and Arab responsesThe death of the two state solution opens other options, for good and for bad.
Further thoughts on the conversion messThe Torah community simply is trying to implement safeguards to bring order out of chaos.
The day the Bernie dream diedThere was something millenarian and apocalyptic about the scene. Everyone knew that Bernie was going to announce that the revolution was over. And no one wanted to go home.
Hillary’s plagiarized conventionThe entire Convention was a rerun of what worked for the RNC.
INTO THE FRAY: Duma-one year (and three arson attacks) laterWith continuing unsolved arson attacks in Duma, seven months after a coerced confession & an indictment wildly at odds with eyewitness accounts, troubling questions must be raised.
Islam, Sexual Violence, and the WestThe mass migration from the Middle East and North Africa raises the specter of Islamist terror on European soil, but it also augurs the kind of sexual abuse that those regions tolerate..
Sanders, Cruz and JewsCruz might have made a better candidate but he erred at the RNC.
Where is Pan-Arabism and where is Islam?A courageous, but misguided Arab physician spoke his mind this week - in Arabic. Here is the English translation.
Did the French slap themselves in the face?The French are suffering from terror of their own making.
Palestinian Authority finally makes an arrestDon't bring out the champagne just yet.
EU-SSR: Bleeding UtopiaPlan for the Apocalypse in Europe. It is on its way.
Where is the BDS Movement in the face of the Turkish Stalinist purge?BDS seems to only work in one direction.
A rabbi turns to Ramaz students about the RNC invocationThe students who collected signatures to prevent Rabbi Lookstein's appearance at the RNC did not think of the ramifications of their initiative.
Letter from a 'Jewish Termite'Dear Congressman Hank Johnson, it has come to my attention that you believe that we Jews of Judea and Samaria are "termites." I fear you have been misinformed.
Historical revisionism meets anti-Semitism in CroatiaAn interview with Tomislav Jakic, journalist former foreign policy advisor to then Croatian President Mesic.
Hillary flees to sanctuary city, PhiladelphiaIt's hard to think that this is the city in which the founding fathers proclaimed "liberty throughout the land."
Europe has lost the Islamic warThere is a war, but only the attackers are fighting it. Europe just wants to be left in peace.
No tears left: An open letter to my studentsArutz Sheva has received a letter written by a teacher in Otniel after the recent terrorist murders.
Abbas emasculates Quartet, humiliates UN and EUAbbas refused to accept the Quartet Report criticizing him - instead of only Israel.
What is America's role in today's world?Who dares cede victory to those who would destroy us and deny us our freedoms?
Trump’s speech was hugeHe actually said that he wants to make America safe again.
Seeds of dictatorship? Calling a spade a spadeThe NGO law won’t stop BtS and their ilk operating, but it takes an important first step in calling the problem by its name.
I think I understand TrumpWho is Trump counting on in the elections - and why.
Europe’s anti-Zionists partly to blame for Bastille Day attackEurope’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.
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.
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.
Museveni’s Palestine blunder that wasn’tThe African leader was clever, not mistaken. Look at his speech again.
Not politically correctHe 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.
Vatican ecumenism forsakes Egypt’s Christian minoritiesFor 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.
Rethinking democracyPlato 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.
Isn't Rabbi Soloveitchik's opinion good enough?An American rabbi weighs in on Rabbi Levenstein's remarks.
One rogue is all it takesAnd the blood is on all their hands.
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.
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.
Rabbinic responsiblityHow far does rabbinic responsibility go?
Fighting anti-Israel hateLet’s get in their faces. Let’s adopt a tough and truthful message.
Postscript to the conversion controversyFew things will work against the interests of potential converts as opening the doors to private providers.
Bedouin law bows to Coptic courageA courageous woman and a brave bishop put Egyptian Sharia bullies to shame.
Europe's new Weimar surrenderHIstory eerily repeats itself, with appropriate changes.
Terrorism is about Ideology, not gunsIn denying the role of Islamic radicalism, Mr. Obama seems more concerned about shielding extremists from critical scrutiny than protecting U.S. citizens from terrorism.
69 years ago ‘The Exodus’ became Israel’s first Ship of State69 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.
The two-state chimera and liberal JewsThe two-state solution has a slew of obstinate Jewish advocates.
Netanyahu vs. the generalsNetanyahu-bashing is a media sport, but it is becoming a danger to democracy.
Navigating amid chaos: Nuclear strategyIsrael must forge a nuclear strategy in the face of a world gone mad.
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.
It's the truck's fault - ban all trucksIt 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.
The highly unprofessional inquiry into UK Labour anti-SemitismCorbyn knew what he was doing when he appointed Shami Chakrabarti to investigate charges of Labour Party anti-Semitism.
Nice Terror: First they came for the JewsIsrael, the target the world didn't care about, was a laboratory for Islamist terror.
INTO THE FRAY: Israel and US liberal JewsThe 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.
Political lives matterObama has chosen to only speak out when blacks have been the victims of police misconduct or tragic error.