From the annals of an Israel hater: The Richard Falk files

An anti-Semite's true colors are shown as he refuses to post answers to his posts unless they villify Israel even more than he does. This writer kept a record of the the Israel-hater who was, unbelievably, a UN representative to the Middle East. Fred Skolnik, 6/1/2017, 6:33 PM

Words and silence matter: Trump vs. Obama

The current President’s  statements and omissions are all the more important in contrast to those of Obama.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 6/1/2017, 12:55 AM

The reality of Saudi Arabia

A look at the facts shows that Saudi Arabia has to effect some basic changes to be considered a peace partner - or peace facilitator - for Israel. David Bedein, 5/31/2017, 11:37 PM

Engraved in our hearts forever

The Torah is the life of the Jewish people, and the stones of the Western Wall are its beating heart. Passover, Yom Haatzmaut, Yom Yerushalayim and Shavuot are links in an eternal chain, bound by remembrance of those who sacrificed for them.Rabbi Yaakov Shapira, 5/30/2017, 4:30 PM

A European leader pays homage to the butchers of Munich '72

It is once again acceptable in Europe's high society to discuss the murder of Jews - it is even fashionable to be one of the murderers, Giulio Meotti, 5/29/2017, 11:58 PM

Trump changes his tune about Abbas – we think

In Trump we trust, but following the euphoria of his visit, it’s back to reality.  Jack Engelhard, 5/29/2017, 11:55 PM

What did you buy on Memorial Day?

Isn't it - wasn't it once - a somber day of mourning and tribute for those who fell for freedom? Shmuel Sackett, 5/29/2017, 2:38 PM

There is no Hebrew word for history

In Hebrew the word is zechira, remembrance. Historic words spoken to a crowd of thousands at the central celebration of Jerusalem Day 2017, at Merkaz Harav Yeshiva. Malcolm Hoenlein, 5/29/2017, 9:49 AM

Abbas is being told to shape up - or else

Trump is actually telling Abbas the truth - and seeing through Abbas' lies. David Singer, 5/29/2017, 12:44 AM

Israel must act its age

The Jewish state no longer suffers the acute vulnerability of its early years, but has not yet adapted its foreign relations accordingly. Gil Weinreich, 5/29/2017, 12:35 AM

Am I a lonely woman of faith?

Those who insist that the Orthodox Union will or must eventually accept women as clergy are not operating within the halakhic parameters of the Orthodox Union. Elizabeth Kratz, 5/28/2017, 7:10 AM

Eye on anti-Semitism: Norway

Two new substantial unrelated anti-Semitic votes took place recently and the third largest national daily Dagbladet once again published an anti-Semitic cartoon.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 5/27/2017, 11:34 PM

Gendered engineering

How engineering became a masculine profession. Yossi Zeira, 5/27/2017, 11:20 PM

Trump's visit strengthened Christian support for Israel

Today, Jews and Christians have in common assaults against them by the Islamist world. Ronn Torossian, 5/26/2017, 5:31 PM

Pollard's appeal rejected while Trump charms Israel

U. S.  Court rejection of  appeal to ease Jonathan Pollard's harsh parole conditions underscores the contradictory nature of the  Presidential trip to Israel. Barouch Levy, 5/26/2017, 11:51 AM

Trump, terror - and Jerusalem

The Arabs smiled and fawned over him, but they were not pleased with Trump.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 5/25/2017, 8:44 AM

Get used to it, she says

The BBC on the Manchester massacre: We will never be able to wipe this out. Jack Engelhard, 5/25/2017, 7:17 AM

Trump has not accepted Middle East reality - yet

This political chess game has just begun, and the opening moves have given the Muslim world an advantage. Israel, beware. Meir Jolovitz, 5/25/2017, 7:05 AM

Jerusalem was never holy to Muslims

Muslim clamor on Jerusalem is a propaganda myth. Morton A. Klein, ZOA President, 5/25/2017, 6:49 AM

Video Art Essay for Jerusalem Day

A new art series called Zion Waltz in honor of Jerusalem Day in the Jubilee year of the reunification of the Holy City.Dr. Inna Rogatchi, 5/24/2017, 11:18 AM

Trump makes himself at home in Israel

This visit was a gamechanger. Trump showed Israel it has a real friend, but the millions of Americans who watch channels other than Fox News may not be aware of that. Jack Engelhard, 5/23/2017, 11:59 PM

Europe chose to sacrifice its children to the Islamic Moloch

What are children worth in a hedonistic Europe? What happened to the ruler's duty to protect citizens? Giulio Meotti, 5/23/2017, 4:38 PM

The 28th of Iyar in 1967: Where were you?

Atlanta's Rabbi Emanuel Feldman was on sabbatical in Israel in 1967. His dramatic day by day diary of how it felt on the home front has been reissued, perfect reading for the 50th anniversary of the Six Day War and the reunification of Jerusalem. Rochel Sylvetsky, 5/23/2017, 6:42 AM

The fire and bow of Rabbi Simeon bar Yochai

The fire stays lit and the arrows fly true in the hearts of Jewish soldiers and Torah scholars. Former MK Yaakov Katz, 5/22/2017, 11:34 PM

Self defense is not only permissible, it is sacred

Welcome to the world of Jordanian and Palestinian terror hypocrisy. Is it any wonder that making peace under these conditions is a bit difficult, to put it mildly?Rabbi Avraham Gordimer, 5/22/2017, 3:31 PM

Will Germany preserve Western culture from Islam?

Germany's famed cultural icons may be on the way to oblivion. Giulio Meotti, 5/22/2017, 12:44 AM

Bethlehem, the capital of "Palestine"

If the PA wants a third capital in addition to Gaza City and Ramallah, this is as good a choice as any. Barry Shaw, 5/22/2017, 12:00 AM

Trump’s plan to defeat Radical Islam

Did Trump mean what he has said in the past? Ted Belman, 5/21/2017, 7:23 PM

Could a Palestinian state be acceptable...eventually?

A Palestinian state is not viable in the forseeable future, but in theory, one day, it could be, says the writer. Last in a lively and civilized debate held on Arutz Sheva between two Middle East scholars.Prof. Daniel Pipes, 5/21/2017, 12:20 AM

My mother and Rabbis for Human Rights: Charity begins at home

Only Palestinian rights exist for them.Dr. Jack E. Friedman, 5/20/2017, 11:53 PM

Humanitarian aid to the PA is embezzled for personal gain

Look no further than the Abbas family fortune, acquired during his tenure as president of the Palestinian Authority nearly 12 years ago. David Bedein, 5/20/2017, 11:05 PM

The Devil’s Triangle: At-Tanf/Abu Kamal/Ar Rusafah

Next month’s military victors in the battle for this strategic triangle will dictate decades of future conflict, or future peace in the Middle East and the world. Mark Langfan, 5/19/2017, 12:05 PM

The sun shone, the trees blossomed, and the butchers slaughtered

The title of this article is taken from the translation of the poem "In the City of Slaughter" written after the 1903 Kishinev pogrom by Israel's national poet, Chaim Nachman Bialik.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 5/19/2017, 12:35 AM

INTO THE FRAY: Why Palestinian statehood obviates Israeli victory

Responding to Daniel Pipes: For fruits of Israeli victory to endure, any post-victory reality must preclude a self-governing Palestinian entity, which would always be subjected to external incitement to fight the Jewish “intruders.”  Dr. Martin Sherman, 5/19/2017, 12:10 AM

Special counsel to probe Trump. Democrats still run the show

Bitter Democrats win at getting special counsel to probe Trump Jack Engelhard, 5/18/2017, 12:09 PM

All badly quiet on the Western Front

Cultural stasis, except for the West's Eastern front. Giulio Meotti, 5/17/2017, 11:12 PM

A life could be at stake: A plea for responsibility in news reporting

Is a desire to bashTrump or get a scoop more important than a human life? Gary Willig, 5/17/2017, 11:10 PM

Swedish parties show solidarity with Palestinian Arab terrorists

Terrorists are admired figures in once fair Sweden., 5/17/2017, 9:53 PM

The Palestinian Authority is the obstacle to peace

It is a new Middle East, but not the one the late Shimon Peres predicted. An Israeli minister expresses his hopes, beliefs and fears.Minister Ofir Akunis, 5/16/2017, 12:45 PM

It's not just cyber attacks and missile testing

There is now a real possibility of knocking out the electric grid in the USA with an EMP attack and Trump has ordered feds to be prepared for it.Dr. Peter Vincent Pry, 5/16/2017, 12:35 PM

United Nations web of deceit snares its own Court of Justice

Find out what a "class A Mandate" is, when it was carefully not applied and how it has been inserted mendaciously into a recent and much-quoted UN document. The rewriters of history probably figured no one would notice. David Singer did. David Singer, 5/15/2017, 11:50 PM

Amen to moving US embassy to Jerusalem – but at what price?

We’re hoping that the Embassy transfer does happen, as long as it’s not part of some big deal or big fix. Jack Engelhard, 5/15/2017, 1:00 PM

Palestinian voters display the "culture of peace"

Att'y Stephen M. Flatow, 5/15/2017, 12:55 PM

Achieving Israeli victory with Martin Sherman

Daniel Pipes has called to act decisively to make Israel victorious in the Arab-Israel conflict. Martin Sherman responded in three articles. Here is Prof. Pipes analysis of those articles.Prof. Daniel Pipes, 5/14/2017, 11:00 PM

Increasing nervousness: Trump's approaching visit to the Middle East

Will the US president be able to solve the paradoxes faced by the US in Mideast alliances and will he see through the false presentations he is going to be shown?Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 5/14/2017, 7:58 AM

Democrats get their Comey words thrown back In their faces

Trump message to Democrats: It is really important to remember what you have said in the recent past before making statements to the media. Jeff Dunetz, 5/14/2017, 7:08 AM

UN to jailed Islamic dissidents: "You will love it" 

Nothing like a UN conference in a country that turns the entire UN into a bitter joke. Giulio Meotti, 5/12/2017, 2:00 PM

Nothing happens in America besides carping about Trump

Besieged at home, Trump’s visit to Israel will be a vacation Jack Engelhard, 5/12/2017, 1:00 PM

INTO THE FRAY: Precursor for victory - A diplomatic “Iron-Dome”

Israel requires a massive strategic public diplomacy offensive to generate the freedom of action required for victory-oriented policy.Dr. Martin Sherman, 5/12/2017, 12:51 PM

How President Trump could create a Middle East Legacy 

Towards Trump's coming visit to Israel, a real plan. David Bedein, 5/11/2017, 5:13 PM

Today, Syrian airspace, tomorrow the 'West Bank' airspace

Banning US and Israel aircraft from the airspace of a Palestinian Arab state is a realistic outcome of the 2 state solution. Mark Langfan, 5/11/2017, 3:17 PM

Focus or vision?

One sees only the trees, the other the forest.Rabbi Berel Wein, 5/11/2017, 2:08 PM

Macron is the Peter Pan of Europe

Macron is everyone you want: left, right, center, hetero, homo, intellectual, pragmatic. Giulio Meotti, 5/10/2017, 3:04 PM

PA deception used to gain greater acceptance

Abbas did not let the truth get in the way of his absurd statements to President Trump. Noah Beck, 5/10/2017, 2:55 PM

Nakba nonsense

Nakba Day is essentially a day to mourn the establishment of Israel. Eytan Meir, 5/10/2017, 2:44 PM

Should Europe tolerate Muslim rapists?

Despite what the politically correct cultists claim, all cultures are not equal and cultures that do not respect women do not deserve to be respected. But that is not what is happening. Uzay Bulut, 5/10/2017, 2:00 PM

The Left's assault on civil discourse

The left often supports anti-western radicalism the way their predecessors supported Communist dictatorships. Matthew M. Hausman, J.D., 5/9/2017, 3:29 PM