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Ronn Torossian, 6/19/2016, 6:56 AM

To the UN Security Council: Do your job!

President Obama is preventing a UN effort to destroy ISIS. David Singer, 6/19/2016, 6:34 AM

Understanding the Middle East chaos at its core

In the Middle East, geopolitics is merely a secondary reflection of something much more primary. This is the unrelieved yearning of individuals for both belonging and immortality. Prof. Louis René Beres, 6/19/2016, 6:04 AM

Jihad-serving apologetics

Muslim intellectuals are explaining Jihad by using Freudian analysis, but it just won't wash.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 6/17/2016, 3:38 PM

INTO THE FRAY: Imbecility squared – Part 2

With changing patterns of Arab enmity, the major challenge to Israel’s existence as the Jewish nation-state is no longer repulsing invasion, but resisting attrition.Dr. Martin Sherman, 6/17/2016, 9:30 AM

The unlucky president

Trump is right – “we don’t win anymore.” Would Trump be luckier than Obama? Jack Engelhard, 6/17/2016, 7:52 AM

Water as a weapon

The PA has not implemented any of the water saving methods Israel uses or adopted any water projects to improve their situation, but that doesn't keep them from claiming falsely that Israel is using their water. And demanding more.Dr. Alex Grobman, 6/17/2016, 7:51 AM

Trump's people

Trump's advisors on Israel are a refreshing change. Freezing construction in Judea and Samaria is not on the list. Larry Gordon, 6/16/2016, 8:03 PM

Words that presidents won't say

Avoiding the words"Islamic terrorism" may lead to a result that parallels the results of another president's omissions.Dr. Rafael Medoff, 6/16/2016, 6:12 AM

Anti-BDS laws don't perpetuate discrimination, they prevent it.

States can decide with whom to do business. They can decide not to do business with companies they feel are engaged in discriminatory action.Prof. Eugene Kontorovich, 6/15/2016, 10:03 PM

Why Palestinians hate Shavuot

The writer starts his thesis with the Story of Ruth and has no need for anything more.Att'y Stephen M. Flatow, 6/15/2016, 9:29 PM

Tel Aviv's mayor prefers rockets to bullets

It certainly seems as though Ron Huldai prefers rockets to bullets, because rockets are what Tel Aviv would get if a Palestinian State were established in Judea and Samaria. Mark Langfan, 6/15/2016, 1:10 PM

Harvard hires Iran's "Alfred Rosenberg"

It's not just ISIS style terrorism, it goes deeper than that. 30 universities in North America have received funding from an Iranian foundation. And there are results. Giulio Meotti, 6/15/2016, 6:40 AM

How many bodies will it take?

How many dead Americans will it take before people are willing to speak out against radical Islam?Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 6/15/2016, 5:04 AM

Occupied Orlando (and shame on David Remnick)

To them, we are all infidels, but our president keeps inviting them in. And Trump is getting it right. Jack Engelhard, 6/14/2016, 6:18 AM

The Jewish claim to “Palestine” versus the two-state solution

The Judeo-Christian West and Islam represent what Harvard professor of political science Samuel Huntington famously called a “clash of civilizations.”Prof. Paul Eidelberg, 6/14/2016, 6:04 AM

Brexit and the Jews

The EU is no friend of Israel, but it keeps the Labour Party in line.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 6/14/2016, 12:58 AM

The West's most powerful ally: Islamic dissidents

Europe should give financial, moral and political support to courageous Islamic dissidents, friends of Western civilization, but instead our disgraced intelligentsia is engaged in slandering them. Giulio Meotti, 6/13/2016, 11:32 PM

An act of "domestic terrorism" - or part of a larger looming disaster

Is this the beginning of a nightmare for America? Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 6/13/2016, 5:07 AM

The latest despicable, shameful comments made by David Duke

The man who has made a career of stating disgusting beliefs has now come up with one about the Jews. Jason D. Greenblatt, 6/12/2016, 10:58 PM

Liberal progressive values meet Muslim terror

Israel is a case in point. Palestinian terror conflicts with Israeli liberal progressive values as well of those of the rest of the West. Barry Shaw, 6/12/2016, 9:24 PM

Do we deserve this barbarity?

The West has lost its moral compass. What does it expect? Giulio Meotti, 6/12/2016, 9:20 PM

The 1300 year old Muslim origins of hate

Islam's hate does not stop with Jews, but Jew-hatred is one of its malignancies. Victor Sharpe, 6/12/2016, 9:16 PM

An open letter to the ADL

The Zionist Organization of America isn't looking for a fight with the Anti-Defamation League, but its leadership needs to clear up some worrying question marks over their stance towards Israel and the anti-Semitic BDS movement. Morton A. Klein, ZOA President, 6/10/2016, 3:13 PM

INTO THE FRAY: Imbecility squared – Part 1

“Commanders for Israel’s Security” are a group I would much rather respect than ridicule, but drivel is drivel, even when it comes from men with an illustrious past and an accumulated 6000 years of security experience.Dr. Martin Sherman, 6/10/2016, 8:44 AM

A gentile-friendly guide to the Shavuot holiday

A gently humorous primer on the holiday from The Lid. Jeff Dunetz, 6/10/2016, 8:38 AM

The battle for Fallujah and the future of Iraq

Fallujah is the picture of all that is wrong in the West's thinking on the Middle East.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 6/10/2016, 8:14 AM

Rabbi Sacks understands Europe better than the Pope

It is ironic that a Jewish religious leader understands Europe’s disaster more clearly than the Pope. It also seems that Lord Sacks cares more about Europe’s roots than the head of Catholicism. Giulio Meotti, 6/10/2016, 8:04 AM

Palestine and France, Farce and Folly

What were the French thinking - or drinking? David Singer, 6/10/2016, 8:00 AM

Roundup the usual suspect, Mahmoud Abbas

He is the head of the snake. Jack Engelhard, 6/9/2016, 8:03 AM

Trump said, Hillary said

Trump said “Mexican Heritage,” Hilary said “German Heritage.” Mark Langfan, 6/9/2016, 7:06 AM

Crying wolf in Hong Kong

A response to the article by a Jew living in Hong Kong who describes the instances of Jew-hatred (he considers anti-Semitism a misnomer) he experiences daily. Alex Drucker, 6/9/2016, 6:51 AM

A new Middle East paradigm is born

Given the threats from Iran and ISIS, now is a good time to try to cut a deal. And the Arab League has not slammed the door on talking with Israel. Ted Belman, 6/8/2016, 8:23 PM

Open letter to Ms. Shami Chakrabarti

The information here is meant to be of help to the Labour Party head as she begins an inquiry on her party's anti-Semitism.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 6/8/2016, 1:51 PM

Is Donald Trump becoming Lenny Bruce?

He’s gone bananas over the Trump University affair. Enough. Jack Engelhard, 6/8/2016, 1:18 PM

The IDF generals' twenty-year long attempt to defeat Netanyahu

No Six Day War ended IDF brass opposition to Israel's elected Prime Minister Netanyahu. The war of the generals makes the media war and its latest French donor battle, pale in comparison. Giulio Meotti, 6/8/2016, 5:54 AM

Jew-Hatred in Hong Kong: 2016

It was once a haven for Jewish businessmen, but that has changed drastically. Stephen Kruger, 6/7/2016, 4:36 PM

The primordial world of Islam

The Islamic world of the Middle East is sinking into the gloomy and forgotten past that typified the Bronze Age. A long and shocking article which should be read to the end. The writer's cynical touches are well-placed, and his message is clear. Alexander Maistrovoy , 6/7/2016, 1:50 PM

The huge importance of the recent IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

In the fight against anti-Semitism an adequate definition of the characteristics of this hate mongering is crucial. Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 6/7/2016, 6:41 AM

Defend the Jewish Democratic state

The dictum of Aharon Barak, President of the Supreme Court of Israel (1995-2006), that “everything is justiciable”, makes nonsense of the rule of law, as well as Israel’s reputation as a democracy. It renders Israel a judicial despotism. Aviel Sheyin-Stevens, 6/6/2016, 11:02 PM

UK professors refuse “Israeli money” but merrily take Arab funds 

A little background checking reveals the reason Catherine Hall refused an Israeli prize. Women's rights have nothing to do with it. Giulio Meotti, 6/6/2016, 4:42 PM

The UN fails History 101

The name “Palestine” comes from the artificial appellation associated with the Philistines, not from a chimerical Palestinian-Arab people that did not exist. Arab conquests that expanded the borders of Islam would not begin until the seventh century. Matthew M. Hausman, J.D., 6/6/2016, 12:30 PM

Europe’s continuing assault on Israel

Europe and America keep pressuring Israel, although they know their expectations are irrational. Why? Adam Turner, 6/6/2016, 1:22 AM

Those old State Department Arabists just won't retire

They seem to crave the publicity, because there is no other logical reason for their behavior.Att'y Stephen M. Flatow, 6/5/2016, 9:14 PM

A British Palestinian girl wins an award for lying

The anti-Semitism of the Palestinian cause, disguised but promoted by Leanne Mohamad. Barry Shaw, 6/5/2016, 3:37 PM

Transgender depravity – Have we no shame?

What has happened to the USA? Jack Engelhard, 6/5/2016, 7:22 AM

The biggest boycotters of Israel

This group boycotts the entire country. Tzvi Fishman, 6/4/2016, 9:07 PM

For Jerusalem Day: Standing with Zion

On Jerusalem, the views and interests of some of American Jewry are increasingly out of touch with Israeli opinion. Larry Domnitch, 6/4/2016, 8:57 PM

Jerusalem Day or "Occupation Day?"

What legitimately belongs to the State of Israel and the Jewish people? Dr. Moshe Dann, 6/4/2016, 8:50 PM

INTO THE FRAY: Like manna from heaven - for Israel's detractors

Any allusion that Israel is somehow comparable to Nazi Germany is not criticism. It is a blood libel.Dr. Martin Sherman, 6/3/2016, 3:26 PM

Between Paris and Cairo: The French peace conference

Israel's measured reaction to the flurry of problematic diplomatic activity reflects Jerusalem’s more central security imperatives, as well as its new sense of being a significant regional player rather than a besieged small state in a hostile sea.Col (res.) Dr. Eran Lerman, 6/3/2016, 2:39 PM

This bigoted radical does not deserve a "feminist artist" award

In the guise of anti-racism, Davis is a bigot — an activist Jew-hater.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 6/3/2016, 6:50 AM

Trump meets the sensitive press

There will be blood between Trump and the news media as long as Trump stays in the picture. Jack Engelhard, 6/2/2016, 7:43 PM

An interim assessment of Labour's anti-Semtism

Sixth in a series of articles on different aspects of anti-Semitism as seen in the British Labour Party, written by a world renowned expert on the subject. Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 6/2/2016, 6:07 PM

To defeat BDS, stop 'fighting BDS'

The fight against the haters begins and ends with Zionism. Instead of reacting to their brand, let's re-create our own - it's been sitting right in front of us all along. Ari Soffer, 6/2/2016, 2:23 PM

Say it ain't so! Jerusalem shall never be divided?

Channel 10's recent hit piece on the Jewish residents of mixed Jewish-Arab neighborhoods in Jerusalem tried, and failed, to make the case for dividing the eternal Jewish capital.Rabbi Ben Packer, 6/2/2016, 2:18 PM

Harry Wu, human rights fighter: A giant among men

Farewell tribute to a man with a crystal heart who died suddenly a month ago. Dr. Inna Rogatchi, 6/1/2016, 9:08 AM