The killing in Har Adar, the Kurds and the Israelis

How interesting to see how the world treats the PA's bid for a state and the Kurdish struggle. Giulio Meotti, 10/1/2017, 1:25 PM

Tension over Kurdistan

The referendum is highly important for both sides, those for and those against.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 10/1/2017, 6:19 AM

INTO THE FRAY: Oslo at twenty-four - Failing the “crystal ball” test

If Rabin had a crystal ball that allowed him to foresee the terrible trauma and tragedy the Oslo Agreements would cause, there is little doubt that he would have never agreed to its signature. Dr. Martin Sherman, 9/30/2017, 10:29 PM

The Nishma Research Profile of US Modern Orthodox Jews - a surprise?

Surprise or no surprise? Depends.Rabbi Avraham Gordimer, 9/30/2017, 9:06 PM

Yom Kippur: Healing the Universe 

Insights on Yom Kippur from Israel's first Chief Rabbi, iconic founder of Religiuos Zionism, Torah Sage, poet and philosopher.HaRav Avraham Yitzchak HaCohen Kook zts"l, 9/29/2017, 2:00 PM

The annulment of vows on Yom Kippur

Why are we so confident that Heaven will agree to this and truly wipe that slate clean for us? Rabbi Berel Wein, 9/29/2017, 1:56 PM

Yom Kippur: Guide for the perplexed 2017

Enhance and improve is a key message of Yom Kippur. A primer for those who wish to learn about the significance of the fast. Amb. (ret.) Yoram Ettinger , 9/29/2017, 1:31 PM

The most personal of festivals

A thought for Yom Kippur from the Koren Sacks mahzor.Former Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks, 9/29/2017, 1:22 PM

Everyone wants to join the liberal bubble

It's gratifying to talk about "values" when you are the new elite. Giulio Meotti, 9/28/2017, 11:30 AM

Don't be fooled by Hamas and Fatah reconciliation in Gaza

The plan is for cooperation, with Hamas continuing terror development and Fatah running civil life. Barry Shaw, 9/28/2017, 9:13 AM

“Completely normal” terrorist murders three Israelis

What concerns the people of Har Adar, of all Israel, of America and the entire world, is namely – who’s next? Jack Engelhard, 9/27/2017, 11:20 AM

The revival of the "animal holocaust" distortion

Using what happened to Holocaust victims to deplore the treatment of animals reflects a distorted mindset, but that is just what animal rights lovers are doing in the Netherlands. And not just there.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 9/27/2017, 10:36 AM

One sin I won't be striking my chest for this Yom Kippur

And neither should you. Gerald A. Honigman, 9/27/2017, 2:01 AM

The German AfD party has surged and Europe is falling apart

It is not the old fascist hate, although that exists, that led the AfD to surge in the elections. It is something much more urgent. Giulio Meotti, 9/26/2017, 10:43 AM

Who deserves a state, Kurds or Palestinian Arabs?

Kurds, Palestinian Arabs, Jews - do they all deserve a state? And did you know that the great Saladin was a Kurd? Victor Sharpe, 9/26/2017, 10:25 AM

Trump meets the phantom Palestinian Authority

The Palestinian Authority has not existed since 3 January 2013. David Singer, 9/26/2017, 1:14 AM

The conditionality of liberal support for Israel

Those who support Israel because of her presumed liberalism are conditional proponents at best. But Herzl’s embrace of Jewish nationhood ran counter to the left-wing rejection of nationalism and religion as societal evils. Matthew M. Hausman, J.D., 9/25/2017, 9:36 PM

Refueling Valerie Plame and the anti-Semite of the week

What else is new? There's no shortage of anti-Semites. Jack Engelhard, 9/25/2017, 9:27 AM

China and the independent Kurdish state

The Iraqi Kurdistan region will be holding a referendum on independence on September 25, 2017. While Beijing fears that Kurdish independence could fuel separatist movements within China,a Kurdish state could be a net positive for the Asian giant. Dr. Mordechai Chaziza, 9/25/2017, 9:20 AM

The price of free speech on a US campus? $600,000

Giulio Meotti, 9/24/2017, 6:20 AM

Who is out to get Trump National Security Adviser General McMaster?

Israel Embassy & NSC officials say McMaster Hezbollah/Yelling story is false. What is going on? Jeff Dunetz, 9/24/2017, 5:09 AM

Erdogan tries (and fails) to censor an American Think Tank

NATO, cowtowing to Turkish despot Erdogan, tried to stop a Turkish dissident from speaking at a conference run by MEF. Daniel Pipes would have none of it. Winfield Myers, 9/24/2017, 5:08 AM

Academic peddler of Jew-hate on social media claims he can't get a job

Steven Salaita now whines that he’s become an outcast due to his criticism of Israel. Another $600,000 story. Ari Lieberman, 9/24/2017, 4:08 AM

Trump/Netanyahu at UN – a USA point of view

Both leaders spoke well, but has anything changed? Jack Engelhard, 9/20/2017, 5:30 AM

Letter to rabbis who did not join the POTUS New Year phonecall

How easy it is to forget to judge oneself - and how hard to forgive what one sees as a sin - even if one is a rabbi. William K. Langfan, 9/20/2017, 5:19 AM

Questions and answers: The Emirate Plan

Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 9/19/2017, 11:55 PM

Feeling Jewish in St. Petersburg

The week before Rosh Hashana, Arutz Sheva went out to learn about Jewish life in St. Petersburg, years after the mass aliya to Israel from Russia. Rochel Sylvetsky, 9/19/2017, 5:28 PM

ZOA statement on CEO of The Center of Jewish History

Arutz Sheva has decided to publish the entire content of the president's statement, due to its groundbreaking and forthright analysis of an issue that may be repeated as liberal Jewish America has less and less qualms about hurting the Jewish state. Morton A. Klein, ZOA President, 9/19/2017, 6:37 AM

Italy is the guinea pig for Europe's demographic suicide

Yes, the once Catholic country, has changed completely. Giulio Meotti, 9/18/2017, 11:48 PM

North Korea - more dangerous for the US than 1945 Japan

Kim set off a test thermonuclear bomb originally pegged at a 100 kilotons blast, but later estimated by US intelligence as much larger than 100 kilotons. Mark Langfan, 9/18/2017, 11:15 PM

Leftism, not the neo-Nazis, is what we should worry about

The leftist war on values is threatening the pillars holding up American civilization.Dr. H. Sacks, 9/18/2017, 10:40 PM

Can we forgive Bush’s SUBMISSION?

Bush’s eloquence on the need to respect Islam after 9/11 was a blunder heard around the world. Jack Engelhard, 9/17/2017, 6:37 PM

Our Rhineland moment

North Korea's successful test of an H-Bomb on September 2 has been preceded by many years of denial behavior by U.S. statesmen, intelligence experts, academics and the press about the sophistication of Pyongyang's nuclear missile program. Again? Dr. Peter Vincent Pry, 9/17/2017, 6:12 PM

King Abdullah’s dethronement threatens Jordan-Israel solution

The upcoming conference on a plan to change the Jordanian government and annex Judea and Samaria will not work - and will destroy anything gained so far. Today's monarchy must reach an agreement on Judea and Samaria with Israel. David Singer, 9/17/2017, 6:02 PM

American Orthodoxy: Smashing success and lurking challenges

Rabbi Avraham Gordimer, 9/17/2017, 6:00 PM

N. Korea and Iran: Regarding eventual nuclear attack upon Israel

Exclusive to Israel National News, an article by a foremost expert on nuclear war: America's multiple mistakes on North Korea are being replicated by Israel's cascading failures on Iran.Prof. Louis René Beres, 9/15/2017, 1:58 PM

INTO THE FRAY: The Smotrich Plan-A step in the right direction, but..

Several flaws in MK Smotrich’s otherwise bold proposal will prevent it from achieving its long-term strategic goal: Sustainable Jewish sovereignty over the entire Land of Israel.Dr. Martin Sherman, 9/15/2017, 1:46 PM

How is the war on radical Islam going?

By focusing on the acts of violence after 9/11 we ignored the ideology that justifies, promotes, celebrates, and encourages violence. Giulio Meotti, 9/15/2017, 12:54 PM

Wrong choice for Center for Jewish History

David N. Myers may present a moderate façade, but his academic and political affiliations expose his radical core.  Cinnamon Stillwell, 9/15/2017, 12:45 PM

Rosh Hashannah Resolutions -- and how tough it is to forgive

Do you forgive? Jack Engelhard, 9/14/2017, 1:24 PM

The Swiss refuse to pay for the security of Jewish citizens

Switzerland is acting against its own laws when it comes to Jewish security says Swiss historian Simon Erlanger, interviewed by the writer.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 9/14/2017, 1:01 PM

Hillel at the crossroads, part IV: Accusations of intimidation

Part IV of 4-part investigative series, based on more than 70 interviews in 4 countries, and the acquisition of many documents and internal emails on the organization that is the tip of the spear in the battle for US Jewry's future. Edwin Black, 9/14/2017, 12:14 PM

Where is the West's courage?

Young children, ostriches and Europe all have something in common: If they close their eyes or hide their heads in the sand, they think they are safe. Giulio Meotti, 9/13/2017, 1:19 PM

Tokyo's North Korean dilemma

On August 29, 2017 North Korea launched a Hwasong-12 missile over Japan that landed in the Pacific Ocean illustrating Japan’s vulnerability. It will not be able to deter North Korea alone, and may have no choice but to be more active militarily.     Dr. Alon Levkowitz, 9/13/2017, 12:40 PM

Belgian chickens

We are invested in scandals, personal failures and rumors, and the great issues are ignored.Rabbi Berel Wein, 9/12/2017, 1:52 PM

Hillel at the Crossroads. Part II: How things broke down in Boston

Part II of 4-part investigative series, based on more than 70 interviews in 4 countries, and the acquisition of many documents and internal emails on the organization that is the tip of the spear in the battle for US Jewry's future. Edwin Black, 9/12/2017, 12:30 PM

Storms, love and nonsense of biblical proportions

We are being taught a lesson in humility. Jack Engelhard, 9/11/2017, 1:15 PM

Hillel at the crossroads: Who is responsible?

Part 1 of 4-part investigative series, based on more than 70 interviews in 4 countries, and the acquisition of many documents and internal emails on the organization that is the tip of the spear in the battle for US Jewry's future. Edwin Black, 9/11/2017, 1:10 PM

The US must do more against European BDS

The US has taken some measures against European BDS - but it needs to act more drastically, says Benjamin Weinthal of a Washington security think tank.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 9/11/2017, 1:00 PM

The non-extradition of our daughter's murderer

The story of Malki Roth's cold-blooded murder at the Sbarro pizza corner and the Israeli betrayal and US stalling that followed it. Frimet Roth, 9/10/2017, 12:24 PM

The pain of the contemporary Orthodox Jew

The groundbreaking Pew survey of American Jews found four years ago that, in a few short decades, Orthodox Jews will comprise the majority of Jews in New York. But media reports typically ignore them, painting almost all Jews as liberal.Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 9/10/2017, 11:57 AM

Birthright must be doing something right

Israel haters told young Jews: Israel's not your birthright. They must be afraid of its success. Jeff Dunetz, 9/10/2017, 11:54 AM

Israel up, Europe down

A quick trip leading a group of 25 Italian professionals, many of them non-Jews, who wanted to learn about Israel's situation firsthand, left our Italian op-ed writer impressed - and a bit envious. Giulio Meotti, 9/8/2017, 1:38 PM

INTO THE FRAY: “Conflict management”: The collapse of a concept

While Israel has been “managing the conflict”, its non-state adversaries have been enhancing their capabilities so dramatically that they now a grave strategic threat.Dr. Martin Sherman, 9/8/2017, 1:27 PM

Illegal immigrants in Israel and America

Israel's Supreme Court justices preferred the human rights of the infiltrators who came to find work here over the citizens of the State of Israel, helping the Left destroy the country in which it lives. Just like in the USA. Ariel Natan Pasko, 9/8/2017, 1:12 PM

The Center for Jewish History CEO and Jewish Voices for Peace

Is this where liberal US Jewry is going? The Jewish Voice for Peace was called one of the ten most active anti-Israel organizations by no less than the ADL, but JSAN is defending The Center for Jewish History's CEO's being on their academic board. Ronn Torossian, 9/7/2017, 9:55 PM

The disappearing Jews

The US intermarriage rate in 1950 was 6%. By 1974 it had risen to 25%. And today? Simply out of control. Do something. Shmuel Sackett, 9/7/2017, 6:22 AM