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

Israel too Jewish? Top US mag thinks so

Wouldn't it be great if Israelis stopped kvetching to the media? Jack Engelhard, 5/1/2018, 10:30 PM


Part 1 of a 3 part series on the U.S. and the Holocaust, currently the subject of an exhibition at the Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C. in which the facts brought here are obscured.Dr. Rafael Medoff, 5/1/2018, 9:30 PM

Moving the US Embassy does not affect Jonathan Pollard

Despite the fanfare over the American Embassy move to Jerusalem - don't expect to see Jonathan Pollard dining at the White House any time soon. Unless something changes now. Barouch Levy, 5/1/2018, 1:39 PM

Jewish symbols are vanishing all over Europe

"Nothing good will come of it," said French politician Philippe Karsenty to his Jewish relatives about wearing a Jewish star necklace. Giulio Meotti, 5/1/2018, 1:32 PM

Claims Iran is complying with the JCPOA are not true

On some of the issues in the nuclear deal and described below, Iran is in non-compliance, while in others we have no way to ensure whether it is complying or not. Jeff Dunetz, 4/30/2018, 7:50 PM

A roast too far

Saturday night's White House Correspondents Dinner was the ugly face of American journalism, where wit has been replaced by wickedness. Jack Engelhard, 4/30/2018, 7:35 PM

Arab-Islamic Culture versus Democracy

There are deep-rooted basic cultural blocks that prevent achieving democracy in the Arab-Muslim states.Prof. Paul Eidelberg, 4/29/2018, 11:52 PM

It may be too late to defeat French Islamic anti-Semitism

The old anti-Semitism of the extreme Right joined the anti-Semitism of the radical Left, which has found anti-Zionism as the alibi for transforming the executioners of Jews to victims in society. Giulio Meotti, 4/29/2018, 11:48 PM

Over-reacting and under-reacting: The Portman vs. the Konstanz Case

Two events, two kinds of reactions. What insults us and what does not? What keeps our attention and what fails to get it? Dr. Inna Rogatchi, 4/29/2018, 11:37 PM

The Progressive attack on Israel

Progressivism gave us hate speech, safe spaces, white privilege and Intersectionality. Douglas Altabef, 4/29/2018, 11:26 PM

What’s wrong with American Jewish liberals

Liberal American Jews “are not especially connected to Israel because they are not especially connected to being Jewish." Ron Jager, 4/29/2018, 7:28 AM

Is Sweden demonized by telling the truth?

Perhaps the ambassador can explain what successive Swedish governments have been doing for the past fourteen years in trying to eradicate anti-Semitism? Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 4/28/2018, 11:15 PM

Jews for Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn abides only the “good Jews,” those that affiliate themselves with his far-left ideology. An essential part of that belonging is to disown Israel. Barry Shaw, 4/28/2018, 10:30 PM

Exclusive discussion honors 75th anniversay of Warsaw Ghetto Rrevolt

A film called Uprising and a renewed curriculum trace the rebellion that lasted longer than the time Poland held out against the Nazis. Cindy Grosz, 4/28/2018, 10:02 PM

INTO THE FRAY: Natalie Portman as a symptom

Israel must convey a resolute message to US arm-chair liberals who are staunchly prepared to defend their principles…down to the last Israeli.Dr. Martin Sherman, 4/27/2018, 1:06 PM

The 2000 year old prayer

What would our grandfathers and grandmothers have done if “Next Year in Jerusalem” could have meant simply purchasing an airline ticket? Shmuel Sackett, 4/27/2018, 12:59 PM

April's Arab Summit: A surprise for PLO, Jordan and Israel

Using the  term “Palestine Cause” rather than “Palestinian cause” indicates the Arab world now intends focusing on recovering territory lost in the 1967 Six Day War without necessarily creating another Palestinian Arab state. David Singer, 4/27/2018, 8:00 AM

Bin Laden's bodyguard walks freely in Berlin, but Jews don't

Sami A., Bin Laden's bodyguard, can walk, well paid and undisturbed, in the streets of Berlin. A Jew wearing a kippah on those streets is risking his life. Giulio Meotti, 4/26/2018, 8:26 PM

Why does the Genesis Prize exist in the first place?

Why does the State of Israel feel the need to present an award to people whose sole accomplishments are personal and career success? Tzvi Lev, 4/26/2018, 8:15 PM

Chazon Yeshayahu - in appreciation of Rabbi Yeshayahu Hadari zts"l

The venerated, beloved head of Yeshivat Hakotel passed away in Jerusalem yesterday, April 25. His sweet smile, way of teaching Torah and the example he gave of how to iive a Torah-true life touched and influenced thousands. Aaron White, 4/26/2018, 5:19 PM

Rabbi Shmuly - heal thyself!

Rabbi Shmuly writes: “Sadly, as Israel reaches a milestone in her modern history, Religious Zionism is fundamentally flawed, directionless, and even broken in many ways.” Funny, that description sounds like pluralistic Judaism to me. Tzvi Fishman, 4/26/2018, 8:08 AM

The status quo in Judea and Samaria poses a danger to the State

We are living next to a ticking time bomb and things are happening - every minute that passes, facts are being established on the ground. There is no status quo. Nadia Matar and Yehudit Katsover, 4/25/2018, 5:59 PM

Natalie Portman for the Jane Fonda Award

Natalie Portman is a classic example of the "useful idiot." This stunt has endeared her to Islamic terrorists everywhere - she is their dream come true. Jack Engelhard, 4/25/2018, 3:00 PM

American Open Orthodoxy reveals its alien religious moorings - again

Among other things, Open Orthodox Rabbis include rabbis who endorse accepting Jewish-Christian intermarriage,Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 4/25/2018, 9:00 AM

International law and the State of Israel

Prof. Eugene Kontorovich: Israel liberated its own territory in 1967. Therefor the Fourth Geneva Convention (FGC) does not apply and the settlements are legal. Ted Belman, 4/24/2018, 11:30 PM

Why choose Natalie Portman in the first place?

According to Portman and her new-found friends, Jerusalem isn’t part of a Jewish homeland and never was. So let the Arabs give her an award - and they probably will.Rabbi Dr. David Nesenoff, 4/24/2018, 7:45 PM

When the Satmar Rebbe stood up for civil liberties

The fight to change the new NY State education law was not only about oversight of school curricula, it was about a parent's right to choose his child's education. Rochel Sylvetsky, 4/24/2018, 1:03 PM

An open letter to Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz: How dare you!

The Israelis are not a light unto the nations, they are a veritable LED globe.  How dare you sit in the USA and criticize the most compassionate people on earth? Lila Lowell, 4/23/2018, 11:09 PM

'Bad Jew' principal 3 years later is still administrator with benefits

Blatant anti-Semitism, not calling 911 when her assistant had a heart attack, claims of corruption and 100 signatures on a petition were not enough to have MS226 principal removed from her position. Cindy Grosz, 4/23/2018, 9:46 PM

Comey memo "FOUO" marking is evidence of perjury

Comey called his documents personal while under oath, but the documents themselves show otherwise. What is the next step going to be? Mark Langfan, 4/23/2018, 12:58 PM

The future of Israel looks good

Time is on Israel’s side. Careful review of the balance of power between Israel and its foes, the domestic features of its national power, its standing in the international community, validates that assessment for the foreseeable future. A must read.Prof. Efraim Inbar, 4/23/2018, 9:17 AM

Rabbi Yanklowitz on the State of Israel: He has it all wrong

Rabbi Yanklowitz does not mention that in another recent article he calls for a kind of disengagement of US Jews from Israel. Accusing Israel falsely of moral failure is a way for him to try to justify that appalling suggestion.Rabbi Avraham Gordimer, 4/22/2018, 11:56 PM