A sad day for American Jewish media

The editor of The Forward basically expresses her "dread, despair and embarrassment" that Israel avoided extermination in 1967.Rabbi Yaakov Menken, 5/1/2017, 9:21 PM

Why does Europe fund an NGO claiming Israel poisons Arab wells?

It is not a coincidence that the German Foreign Minister, Sigmar Gabriel, met with the NGO Breaking the Silence (Shovrim Shtika, in Hebrew). The German government, in fact, finances it. Giulio Meotti, 5/1/2017, 12:23 PM

The Amshinever Rebbe and the Land of Israel

A hassidic Rebbe's words came to pass in the re-established Jewish State. Rochel Sylvetsky, 5/1/2017, 10:54 AM

70 Years and four lonely graves

They were taken out of their cells in the Acco prison by British soldiers and hanged, one at a time. As they walked to the gallows they sang “Hatikva”. Shmuel Sackett, 4/30/2017, 6:55 PM

The horror and hope I saw in Rome

So the Romans erected an arch and Coliseum to celebrate their victory over Judea. Where are they now?Rabbi Elchanan Poupko, 4/30/2017, 6:33 PM

Dear Germany – this time you’re making the front pages

Times have changed, Germany, and Jews in Israel do not take your arrogance lying down. Jack Engelhard, 4/30/2017, 7:46 AM

Myth: The Palestinian Arabs want a peaceful state alongside Israel

There has been no change of heart as the Memorial Day for IDF soldiers and victims of terror is upon us. Morton A. Klein, ZOA President, 4/30/2017, 6:52 AM

INTO THE FRAY: The Israel Victory Caucus Kudos and Caveats

The launch of Israel Victory Caucus is an initiative that has the potential to be a positive paradigmatic game-changer in the discourse on  the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.Dr. Martin Sherman, 4/29/2017, 8:16 PM

France's Muslims in the runoff election

Or: Why Marine Le Pen has a good chance of being France's next president.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 4/28/2017, 1:31 PM

Postmodernist deconstruction and how it is killing the West

We are witnessing the “ideological hollowing out of the West” and it is a death knell. Enter Jihad. Giulio Meotti, 4/28/2017, 9:15 AM

Against Iran, Trump's twitter is mightier than his sword

Trump needs to explicitly call out Iran's pushing intra-Arab violence as the real evil malignant force that it is. And tweeting is the way to get it started. Mark Langfan, 4/28/2017, 8:59 AM

Yazidis in Turkey on the verge of extinction  

Yazidi villages have now been turned into Yazidi-free zones. What has happened? Uzay Bulut, 4/27/2017, 8:00 PM

Obama lied – and now the truth

The question we have to ask is this – on whose side was Obama operating all those eight years?  Jack Engelhard, 4/27/2017, 9:16 AM

United Nations alters Balfour Declaration parliamentary records

Palestinian tampering with history seems to have reached the rewriting of UN material. David Singer, 4/27/2017, 8:27 AM

Another year of Holocaust abuse

Comparing anything and everything to the Holocaust has become the norm, trivializing it with false moral comparisons. Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 4/26/2017, 8:52 PM

Holocaust Day has passed, but not the one lesson of the Holocaust

What is killing Israel, slowly but surely. Daniel Greenfield, 4/26/2017, 1:58 PM

Being a Zionist is even worse than being an Islamophobe

History no longer exists or professors no longer care about it; objectivity, true facts, clear reasoning, intellectual diversity, the capacity for self-criticism, have been banished from the Western Academy. Be pro-Israel at your peril.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 4/26/2017, 2:00 AM

Unpacking contrary Jews 

The new mantra is "White privilege" and it doesn't take much searching to find out what that really means. Steve Apfel, 4/25/2017, 8:31 AM

Rebranding the Holocaust?

Shouldn't we just move on? Ron Jager, 4/25/2017, 8:19 AM

The Rabbis March on Washington, 1943

400 rabbis did not move FDR to save what was left of Europe's Jews, nor were they helped by Reform Jews, whose descendants side with anti-Semites. Jack Engelhard, 4/24/2017, 10:05 PM

Holocaust Day USA

The souls of the Nazi's victims are being reborn in Israel with each new birth. The holocaust of today is different. The bodies live but the souls are lost without a future. Tzvi Fishman, 4/24/2017, 6:56 AM

Shtetls, Ghettos to the Jewish State. Nothing has changed.

Nothing has changed in attitudes against the Jews in the last 100 years. Barry Shaw, 4/24/2017, 6:53 AM

A message for Holocaust Remembrance Day

Although the rabbis chose the Tenth of Tevet for Holocaust Remembrance Day, we can give the day chosen by the Knesset special meaning.Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 4/23/2017, 8:45 PM

Holocaust: The careless anti-Semitism of morally-incoherent educators

Imagine American middle school students students told to write arguments justifying the extermination of Jews. Inconceivable? It happened.Dr. Richard L. Cravatts, 4/23/2017, 6:33 AM

Islamist attacks on holidays

Attacking on Diwali or Christmas or Yom Kippur is essentially declaring that such “infidel” holy days ought to be desecrated rather than respected. Noah Beck, 4/23/2017, 6:00 AM

The transgender madness has got to stop

Placing in young children’s minds the notion that they are likely of a different gender is dangerous and sends messages of confusion. But that is what is happening.Rabbi Avraham Gordimer, 4/23/2017, 5:56 AM

The terrorist hunger strike comes with demands

The terrorist demands only lack a paid vacation on the Riviera with their families. Don't worry, the PA will take care of that.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 4/21/2017, 2:15 PM

Don't cheat this time, Marwan Barghouti

This is not the first hunger strike organized by Barghouti, the "moderate," but let's hope he doesn't cut corners this time around. Ariel Natan Pasko, 4/21/2017, 1:00 PM

Interview with a French savant: Islam's goals and the West's laziness

A great French intellectual, Rémi Brague, talks about the coming down of a world, Islamist goals, Asian technology, Western civilization and culture. Giulio Meotti, 4/21/2017, 10:30 AM

INTO THE FRAY: Gaza: Let their people go!

Instead of pouring millions into inoperative desalination plants & rusting sewage treatment works, humanitarian aid should be generous relocation grants to help Gazans find safer, more secure lives elsewhere.Dr. Martin Sherman, 4/21/2017, 9:19 AM

How Cartoonists fought the Holocaust

Rafael Medoff and Craig Yoe have published a book of powerful cartoons drawn during and before the Holocaust that you will not want to put down. Rochel Sylvetsky, 4/20/2017, 1:30 PM

Bill O’Reilly dumped by Fox News – is this good?

Analysis: CNN was something Fox News never wanted to be. Now it’s getting close. Jack Engelhard, 4/20/2017, 9:34 AM

Hate crime in Ukraine? You must be kidding

Just ask the Ukraine authorities. They know nothing about it. But is the death of a rabbi a wake up call?Dr. Inna Rogatchi, 4/19/2017, 5:49 PM

UK campus anti-Semitism and the state of free speech

A talk with Lesley Klaff, Senior Lecturer in Law at Sheffield Hallam University and a member of UK Lawyers for Israel, an NGO that provides pro bono legal advice and representation to victims of anti-Semitism. Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 4/19/2017, 5:00 PM

UCLA professor buries Obama's Middle East policy failures

Prof. of Middle Eastern History James Gelvin strained credulity in his recent lecture, mirroring the Middle East studies establishment's strategy to defend Obama's record regardless of the chaos it sparked.Dr. Mike Lumish, 4/18/2017, 7:54 AM

“Welcome to Europe’s 4 capitals of anti-Semitism"

The danger that is harder to stop than missiles is approaching a point of no return. Giulio Meotti, 4/18/2017, 1:17 AM

Letter to a Grandchild

One thing above all motivated us -- that you should not have to endure what we endured.  Jack Engelhard, 4/18/2017, 1:09 AM

Towards the pending Abbas visit to Washington D.C.

This is the time for the US to enforce its own policy guidelines. It is not too late. David Bedein, 4/17/2017, 11:09 PM


They talk, advertise, appear in the media - and none of the changes they announce so convincingly can ever come to pass. David Bedein, 4/16/2017, 6:28 AM

My choice for the next Iranian president

The best thing that could happen to Israel is to have Raisi, the hardline Shiite cleric, win.Dr. Avi Perry, 4/16/2017, 6:07 AM

The deal of the century for an end to the war in Syria

Could Trump have the negotiating skills to try this out-of-the-box solution to the 6 year war in Syria? Ted Belman, 4/16/2017, 6:05 AM

Benjamin Franklin and the Exodus

Benjamin Franklin’s “Parable against Persecution” and the Exodus. Shai Afsai, 4/14/2017, 2:57 PM

INTO THE FRAY: Middle East meltdown

With the Mid-East on the cusp of melt-down, imagine what Isaiah (5:20) would say of proponents of ‘regional integration’: “Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness…”Dr. Martin Sherman, 4/14/2017, 2:39 PM

When Palestinians are not killing Israelis, they're killing each other

Since 2104, despite their intense terror campaign against Israelis, Palestinian Arabs have killed more Palestinian Arabs than they have Israelis. Barry Shaw, 4/14/2017, 2:07 PM

Europe sacrifices the victims to avoid fighting the executioners

A European journalist mourns the death of a continent where the victim has become the aggressor's accomplice and a civil war is being waged by European citizens, converts to Islam. Giulio Meotti, 4/13/2017, 2:54 PM

Iran is trying to provoke a Russia-US hot war in Syria

In Syria, an ancient game is  being played - with people, countries and strategic goals as pawns. Mark Langfan, 4/13/2017, 2:25 PM

Breaking the Palestinian's will to fight

The Israel-Palestinian 'Peace Process' has been a massive charade.Prof. Daniel Pipes, 4/13/2017, 2:00 PM

Sweden must now learn from Israel how to fight terror

We must now learn from the State of Israel, a country with more experience on how to protect citizens from terrorist attacks. Because the latest terrorist attack in Stockholm will probably not be the last in the Swedish capital. Tobias Petersson, 4/12/2017, 11:09 AM

50 shades of green

They turn to Islam to escape from their fears, complexes, helplessness, and useles.snes Alexander Maistrovoy , 4/12/2017, 10:50 AM

Turkey, where are your Jews?

Since 1923, when the Turkish Republic was established, Jews have been exposed to systematic discrimination and campaigns of forced Turkification and Islamization.  Uzay Bulut, 4/12/2017, 10:36 AM

Hollywood’s Passover movies – the Book is still better

We never get that part in the movies, of Jewish devotion to purity and decency. Jack Engelhard, 4/10/2017, 11:59 AM

Passover's gift: The promised and undivided land.

it would not go amiss to remind the increasingly Godless European Union of Passover's gift to the Jewish people: The promised and undivided land. Victor Sharpe, 4/10/2017, 11:28 AM

This Pesach we will remember them

Barry Shaw, 4/10/2017, 11:02 AM

A despotic Supreme Court does not ensure national security

The US trended towards the despotic Israeli model when US district court judges ruled that they had the authority to contravene legally framed executive orders issued by PresidentTrump, in a judicial coup. Dr. Aviel Sheyin-Stevens, 4/9/2017, 6:19 AM

Jewish values have gone haywire

For liberal Jews, caring for the Stranger is everything, caring for the Jew is nothing. Steve Apfel, 4/9/2017, 6:11 AM

The chemical weapons attack allows Putin to abandon Assad and Iran

The sarin gas attack may be just the excuse Putin needs to end a no-win situation while keeping the Tartus port. Mark Langfan, 4/9/2017, 4:55 AM

On nukes, liars, obstructocrats and phonies: Making SCOTUS great again

Judge Gorsuch' sin: He believes the Constitution says and means what its authors, our Founding Fathers, meant for it to say and mean — and not what some liberal judge 240 years later would prefer it say and mean. Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 4/7/2017, 5:12 PM