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Islamic State should be wiped out

Prof. Efraim Inbar is wrong to argue that the West is better off with Islamic State organization maintaining its caliphate. On the contrary: Defeating IS and the horror it perpetuates requires nothing less than the elimination of its caliphateProf. Steven R. David, 8/15/2016, 6:20 AM

Why Johnny (and Yoni) can’t get a home of his own

Why is it that seemingly ideal conditions of a demographic surge and rock-bottom rates have failed to induce a recovery in the US housing market - while Israelis have other problems in trying to obtain housing. Gil Weinreich, 8/15/2016, 4:55 AM

Russia and Raoul Wallenberg: Unfinished business

The story is far from over, although the media have been hoodwinked into thinking it is.Dr. Inna Rogatchi, 8/14/2016, 10:00 PM

Israeli deserves gold medal for sportmanship

The snub seen round the world. Jack Engelhard, 8/14/2016, 1:37 PM

Trump advisor castigates Hillary's betrayal of Israel

Critically for Clinton – she now needs to fully explain her role in Obama’s gross act of betrayal of one of America’s staunchest long-standing allies. David Singer, 8/13/2016, 10:31 PM

What now?

If they all hate us, then neither a two state nor a one state solution is a viable alternative. Dr. Robert Wolfe, 8/13/2016, 9:17 PM

A soldier's father and the Land of Israel

Along with the mourning for the Temples, there is the taking of the reins into our own hands, here in Israel. A soldier's father speaks. Tzvi Fishman, 8/13/2016, 9:07 PM

When Tisha B'Av falls on Shabbat

One difference: The time from sunset on Shabbat until the end of Shabbat is an intermediate period of time when it is forbidden to eat, but on the other hand, noticeable signs of mourning are also prohibited. See the others below.Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 8/12/2016, 10:07 AM

France is on the way to becoming a 'democratized' Islamic State

France is destroying churches and building mosques on its way to becoming an Islamic State. Giulio Meotti, 8/11/2016, 8:25 PM

The threat of very accurate missiles

Precision-guided medium-range missiles, a relatively new technology, are beginning to proliferate in the Middle East. Dr. Max Singer, 8/11/2016, 8:19 PM

INTO THE FRAY: The new “nuts”-Jeffrey Goldberg, the JPost and sanity

Allow me to refer to an article, “Why we can’t dump Gaza”, written in the Jerusalem Post, almost a quarter century ago-by one Martin Sherman. Dr. Martin Sherman, 8/11/2016, 7:38 PM

The real al Aqsa Mosque is not in Jerusalem

Expose: Muslim canards about Jerusalem and the al Aqsa Mosque revealed and proven to be lies through the publicizing of original sources.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 8/11/2016, 6:30 AM

The Middle East: Where words speak louder than actions

Pushing a false and deceptive narrative, words count. Actions do not matter. Meir Jolovitz, 8/10/2016, 4:22 PM

More explosions surround the Chakrabarti Labour anti-Semitism report

Anti-Semitism is defined by the perpetrator, not the victim.The Labour party has yet to treat its problem seriously.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 8/10/2016, 3:24 PM

“Palestine” at the Olympics -- again

The world's terrorist darlings are at the Olympics despite the Munich massacre. They have no shame. Jack Engelhard, 8/10/2016, 1:40 PM

A myrtle in the desert: The Poetry of Rabbi  Yosef Tzvi Rimon

Longing for the rebirth of Jewish life in the Holy Land, longing for closeness to the Almighty and love for the early pioneers in a beautiful book by a poet of the return to Zion, now available in English for the first time. Rochel Sylvetsky, 8/9/2016, 3:27 PM

Marseilles' burqini holiday

Just another sign that Western relativism is now allied with fanatical Islam. Giulio Meotti, 8/9/2016, 2:20 PM

Is Jewish Anti-Zionism a threat to our existence?

The typical US limousine liberal has fallen for Arab lies and distanced himself from Judaism. It won't work. Fred Menachem, 8/9/2016, 2:03 PM

Exposing the myth of an Apartheid Israel

Israel has 120 ethnic groups with full rights and Arab citizens of Israel refuse to be part of a Palestinian Arab state. Only 4% of "West Bank" Arabs live under Israeli rule and they refuse to change their status.Dr. Alex Grobman, 8/9/2016, 1:02 PM

Amona is a test case for Israeli democracy  

As a matter of procedure, Israel's High Court of Justice does not examine or evaluate evidence and does not decide issues of land ownership. They rely on what government offices tell them.Dr. Moshe Dann, 8/8/2016, 1:56 PM

World Vision: a Christian charity on an anti-Israel mission

Either Hamas has exploited World Vision, or World Vision has exploited its global donors. There is no other explanation for what has been exposed. Barry Shaw, 8/8/2016, 1:42 PM

The unjust acceptance of terror in Israel

How can the world accept terror in Israel as okay but terror in other countries as horrific? A call for your voice. Alexa Qwart, 8/8/2016, 10:10 AM

Stop lone wolf terror in the US by ending Muslim immigration

Unlike classic Islamic terrorism which required organization and infrastructure, the new brand of Islamic terror only needs one thing… Muslims. And we have to stop letting them in. Daniel Greenfield, 8/8/2016, 10:01 AM

Europe's armies are dysfunctional

The situation is much as it was when Hitler came to power. Giulio Meotti, 8/7/2016, 7:58 AM

Syria's huddled masses

The doors have been opened for people who shouted "death to Israel" and burned the American flag in a country that openly hates the US and Israel. Jack Engelhard, 8/7/2016, 7:12 AM

Israel's strategic imperative

Especially for Israel National News, a renowned expert writes on how Israel must deal with Middle East chaos.Prof. Louis René Beres, 8/7/2016, 6:45 AM

Peace Now leader wants Israel to overthrow the Palestinian Authority

The Peace Now leader either does not know, or does not want to be bothered, with the facts. And this is the inane result.Att'y Stephen M. Flatow, 8/7/2016, 6:20 AM

Why Jabhat al Nusra has divorced from al Qaeda

Sometimes it is best to separate temporarily so as to be able to join forces with others. It doesn't matter, just so long as each party keeps their eyes on the prize - in this case, Islam's global domination.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 8/5/2016, 9:05 AM

INTO THE FRAY: What!!!???????

There is every reason, both “concretely & in principle”, why the idea of Jews living in a Palestinian-Arab state, under Palestinian-Arab sovereignty, is unacceptable.Dr. Martin Sherman, 8/5/2016, 6:03 AM

Meet Lady Jenny Tonge, a leading UK anti-Semitic inciter

She is a marginal figure in Parliament, but her utterances about Jews and Israel put her outside the pale.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 8/5/2016, 5:49 AM

Clinton and Trump must honor Bush- Congress commitments

Trashed by Obama, those commitments are crucial to Israel's resuming any negotiations. David Singer, 8/5/2016, 5:47 AM

Reporters Without Borders' Free Press Index: Lying, liberal idiocy

Ghana is freer than the UK, the US behind Namibia and Tonga, Israel just above Nigeria. Can you believe it? Giulio Meotti, 8/4/2016, 9:56 AM

The Koran Trumps Mr. Khan

Trump should give Mr. Khan a copy of the Koran as a gift. Mark Langfan, 8/4/2016, 12:43 AM

Who let Black Lives Matter protestors into Israel?

Is it Israel or Chelm? Lee Kaplan, 8/4/2016, 12:23 AM

Tyranny of the minority

The IDF is undergoing a process of value erosion, ​​expressed both in harm to Jewish values, and weakness against the enemy and its cause is the extreme secular culture, whose positions have greatly influenced the IDF top brass. Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 8/3/2016, 11:19 PM

The destruction of ISIS is a strategic mistake

The West should further weaken Islamic State, but not destroy it. A weak but functioning IS can undermine the appeal of the caliphate among radical Muslims; keep bad actors focused on one another rather than on Western targets; and hamper Iran.Prof. Efraim Inbar, 8/3/2016, 7:29 AM

To life! Lechayim!

Israel provides its own miracle, the miracle of life. Giulio Meotti, 8/2/2016, 2:09 PM

Megyn Kelly and Trump's Muslim ban

Megyn Kelly salutes Khan, scorns Trump. Not so fast. Jack Engelhard, 8/2/2016, 6:45 AM

Jews, awake! Confessions of a liberal Democrat

Do not vote Democratic! This is no time to be a loyal Democrat by default. Jerry Fogel, 8/2/2016, 6:28 AM

I don't know

The title is probably a sentence we all should be saying and hearing more often than we do.Rabbi Berel Wein, 8/1/2016, 11:31 PM

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. Rochel Sylvetsky, 8/1/2016, 8:38 AM

French Jews are the canary in Europe's coal mine

Giulio Meotti, 7/31/2016, 9:52 PM

Israeli sovereignty and Arab responses

The death of the two state solution opens other options, for good and for bad.Dr. Mordechai Nisan, 7/31/2016, 9:11 PM

Further thoughts on the conversion mess

The Torah community simply is trying to implement safeguards to bring order out of chaos. Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 7/31/2016, 12:22 PM

The day the Bernie dream died

There 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. Daniel Greenfield, 7/31/2016, 8:15 AM

Hillary’s plagiarized convention

The entire Convention was a rerun of what worked for the RNC. Jack Engelhard, 7/30/2016, 9:49 PM

INTO THE FRAY: Duma-one year (and three arson attacks) later

With 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.   Dr. Martin Sherman, 7/29/2016, 3:17 PM

Islam, Sexual Violence, and the West

The 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.. Noah Beck, 7/29/2016, 1:43 PM

Sanders, Cruz and Jews

Cruz might have made a better candidate but he erred at the RNC. Larry Gordon, 7/29/2016, 6:33 AM

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.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 7/28/2016, 4:33 PM

Did the French slap themselves in the face?

The French are suffering from terror of their own making. Raanan Isseroff, 7/28/2016, 1:43 PM

Palestinian Authority finally makes an arrest

Don't bring out the champagne just yet.Att'y Stephen M. Flatow, 7/27/2016, 6:19 PM

EU-SSR: Bleeding Utopia

Plan for the Apocalypse in Europe. It is on its way. Alexander Maistrovoy , 7/27/2016, 11:31 AM

Where is the BDS Movement in the face of the Turkish Stalinist purge?

BDS seems to only work in one direction. Giulio Meotti, 7/27/2016, 7:55 AM

A rabbi turns to Ramaz students about the RNC invocation

The students who collected signatures to prevent Rabbi Lookstein's appearance at the RNC did not think of the ramifications of their initiative.Rabbi Yoel Schonfeld, 7/26/2016, 8:14 PM

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. Ari Soffer, 7/26/2016, 12:30 PM