INTO THE FRAY- Iran: Obama’s “signature” foreign policy endeavor...

The ongoing turmoil in Iran highlights both the duplicity to which the Obama administration resorted and the missed opportunity for a better deal.Dr. Martin Sherman, 1/5/2018, 7:52 AM

The meaningless protests of American Jewish leftists

How do we tell those who have chosen not to live in Israel, that they have no voice in running the country? Robert Harris, 1/5/2018, 7:27 AM

Time to imagineer* a post-Ayatollah Iran

With Iranians now rioting in the streets, America - and not just America - must step-up to the plate and commit itself to absolute victory in Iran, using it’s massive resources, for the good of the world. Ariel Natan Pasko, 1/5/2018, 7:10 AM

More hollow regrets from Dennis Ross

How does someone who has been egregiously wrong on major decisions - and has admitted it - contiue to be considered an expert on the Middle East?Att'y Stephen M. Flatow, 1/5/2018, 12:03 AM

Western feminists ignore Iran and boycott Israel

Iranian young women ar ignored by their Western sisters in their struggle against the dictatorship. Giulio Meotti, 1/4/2018, 6:41 AM

Bernard-Henri Levy – we need to talk

America, Trump’s America, is where we demand respect…or else. Jack Engelhard, 1/4/2018, 5:56 AM

Israeli teens were paid by a US NGO to write anti-draft letter

Refuser Solidarity Network provides a U.S. base of support for those who refuse service in the Israeli military for reasons of political conscience.  Lee Kaplan, 1/3/2018, 11:35 PM

The UN got it right for a change

The UN resolution means that changes made to Jerusalem by all foreign occupiers, invaders, imperialists, and colonialists since the Jews made it their capital over 3000 years ago, have no legal effect, are null and void and must be rescinded. Daniel Pinner, 1/3/2018, 5:45 PM

Putin's Titanic has hit a fatal Middle East iceberg

Putin tried to sail the Middle East waters without an economic or political compass. The crash is fast approaching. Mark Langfan, 1/3/2018, 9:05 AM

'He's one of us' doesn't excuse sexual abuse

There are no extenuating circumstances for abuse.Dr. Rafael Medoff, 1/3/2018, 2:10 AM

Trump’s “2020” vision

The 2020 elections will be a watershed election that will most likely set the political tone for the coming decades. Ron Jager, 1/2/2018, 5:00 PM

The UN breached its own Charter in vote against Trump on Jerusalem

The UN reached a new legal low when it violated three articles in its own Charter by voting against the US President's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. David Singer, 1/2/2018, 8:03 AM

Argentinian lesson: Evil triumphs when good people fear to stop it

Acting as a whistle-blower got Albert Nisman killed. Is that how evil succeeds?Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 1/2/2018, 7:57 AM

Chanting "Jews, remember Khaybar" in Italy

In Milan there were imams at the head of the event organized by the Palestinian Association in Italy, where this slogan was star. Giulio Meotti, 1/1/2018, 3:59 PM

Even the Beatles preceded the Palestinians

Abbas keeps trying. He names himself and his “people” heirs to every ancient civilization on record.  Jack Engelhard, 1/1/2018, 7:39 AM

The life and death of an organization

Organizational theory sheds light on the Middle East, its nations and the various pro and anti-Israel forces it is home to. Opinion.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 12/31/2017, 8:34 PM

Sylvester Night is not a holiday

Israelis, who blithely call the eve of January 1st "Sylvester", and Jews who celebrate "New Year's Eve" as the civil year is ushered in, may not be aware of its tragic significance in Jewish history. Rochel Sylvetsky, 12/31/2017, 6:31 PM

UN, OIC, EU and PLO invite Trump retaliation

UNRWA, for one, is facing the grim prospect of having to find up to US$400 million annually from other UN member States if Trump cuts America’s current voluntary contribution to UNWRA. David Singer, 12/31/2017, 7:49 AM

US far-left subversion is reaching Israel

Anti-Israel organizations who work to turn US Jewish youth against Israel are trying to subvert young people in Israel itself. Lee Kaplan, 12/31/2017, 6:41 AM

President Trump must tweet: 'We revere Neda'

Among the unarmed peaceful protesters murdered in 2009 by the motorcycle-mounted Iranian Regime Basij, or para-military militia, was Neda Agha-Soltan. Mark Langfan, 12/30/2017, 11:26 PM

Analyzing Rubashkin

Maybe what Pollard and Rubashkin have in common should be pushed out into the open. Larry Gordon, 12/30/2017, 7:34 PM

The Spielberg dilemma

Spielberg typifies American Jews have who not come to terms with Jews as warriors. 2000 years of Exile can do that to people. Jack Engelhard, 12/29/2017, 1:30 PM

The country that cancelled its Sabbath

Australia did not only lose a day of rest and family togetherness. Giving in to conglomerates also meant the failure of local, friendly stores, the hiring of cheap illegal migrant labor and a loss of job security. Leonie Ben-Simon, 12/29/2017, 11:45 AM

INTO THE FRAY:  A disturbing diplomatic debacle  

When India supports an anti-Israel resolution, while Croatia, Romania, and Ukraine do not—invoking ingrained anti-Semitism rings somewhat hollow, and alternative explanations are called forDr. Martin Sherman, 12/29/2017, 11:25 AM

Dancing with death: The Intellectual opposition to Zionism

Some of the opponents of Zionism were great figures, but that did not make them prophets.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 12/28/2017, 7:21 AM

Jerusalem, the State Department and the UN

The good, the bad and the ugly. In the Middle East, facts, and the truth, don’t really matter. Nuance matters. Meir Jolovitz, 12/28/2017, 7:05 AM

How the International Red Cross failed the Jews

The international Red Cross and the Vatican conspired to aid thousands of Nazi war criminals and collaborators, including German SS officers Adolf Eichmann and Josef Mengele. Its wartime record is even worse. Janet Levy, 12/28/2017, 6:36 AM

It is the demonstrations that are corrupt

The relatively minor suspicions against Prime Minister Netanyahu - which have not yet been proven - are not serious enough to oust representatives chosen by the public, Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 12/27/2017, 5:59 PM

Olami Summit is caught in an avalanche

If the orientation of Jewish Education in the Diaspora isn’t dramatically altered, the applause extended to all of these well-meaning programs will soon fall on an empty hall. Tzvi Fishman, 12/27/2017, 5:30 AM

O! Jerusalem

It is not so much that the world wants Jerusalem – after all it was a wasteland and backwater location for many centuries whether under Christian or Moslem rule – it is simply that the world does not want the Jews to have Jerusalem. Rabbi Berel Wein, 12/26/2017, 4:50 PM

Are the Palestinians getting it? 

Israel is stronger than they are. Giulio Meotti, 12/26/2017, 8:51 AM

2017 – the year the media lost America

This year was the worst, and all because, being mostly Liberal and still hankering for Obama and whoring for Hillary, they are out to Get Trump.  Jack Engelhard, 12/26/2017, 8:44 AM

The rich Jewish heritage of Azerbaijan

The fascinating story of Jews who live and prosper in a majority Muslim country where religious discrimination and racial hatred towards any group are suppressed by the government and there is no aggressive nationalism. Yunis Abdullayev, 12/25/2017, 9:59 PM

One Malaysian, standing with Israel

The writer: 'Palestinian Arabs have never ruled any part of Jerusalem, making their claim to the city vacuously null.' Muhammed Yusoff Rawther , 12/25/2017, 10:41 AM

Why is an Open Orthodox Rabbi seeking more punishment for Rubashkin?

It was shocking to read Shmuly Yanklowitz' Dec. 22 Newsweek article lamenting the commutation of Rubashkin's sentence and in effect seeking for Rubashkin to remain imprisoned.Rabbi Avraham Gordimer, 12/25/2017, 8:59 AM

The night the UNRWA stole Xmas

There is a new version of the story of the beginning of Christianity, author UNRWA. David Bedein, 12/24/2017, 6:45 PM

Europe's betrayal

If you must, at least turn to the 6 European countries which abstained at the UN vote - not that they have anything to be proud about with their Holocaust record.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 12/24/2017, 10:02 AM

UN ingrates

Isolating the elephant in the room. Jack Engelhard, 12/24/2017, 7:55 AM

Tsunami in the Arab world

One interview in which I told the truth to Arab viewers in their own language has caused a veritable tsunami on the Arab street.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 12/24/2017, 7:35 AM

Thank you, Nikki Haley

President Trump's UN Ambassador deserves our heartfelt appreciation. And so does the president who appointed her. Ronn Torossian, 12/24/2017, 7:00 AM

Why did Sweden censor the story of Malki Roth?

It is as if terrorism against Israel is different from that striking elsewhere. As if it is less severe, more excusable, more comprehensible. Giulio Meotti, 12/22/2017, 2:41 PM

INTO THE FRAY - Obama: Worse than Chamberlain?

“Iran will become a nuclear power. The only mystery over how that will happen is whether Obama was inept or whether he deliberately sought to make the theocracy…strategic power.”- Victor Davis Hanson Dr. Martin Sherman, 12/22/2017, 11:22 AM

Both sides got it wrong on Jerusalem embassy

President Trump may be using the State Department to play a little game of good cop/bad cop. Or, in this case, Good Trump/Bad State Department.Att'y Stephen M. Flatow, 12/21/2017, 11:59 PM

Why the Holocaust is more than “a Genocide”

In an interview with Prof. Dan Michman, he reveals that "Already in 1919 Hitler coined the expression ‘Entfernung der Juden überhaupt‘ (the total removal of the Jews), including their ideas of equality. And millions believed him."Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 12/21/2017, 6:07 PM

Trump to General Assembly – Go ahead, make my day

They’ve picked on the wrong country and on the wrong president. Jack Engelhard, 12/21/2017, 9:50 AM

Europe, end the double standards!

It's not Islamophobia, it's the truth. Stop the double standards for Muslim crime before it takes over your lives.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 12/21/2017, 9:26 AM

The case for supporting Riyadh's new young leader

His actions are dictatorial, but he is cleaning up corruption, working against Iran, modernizing the economy and fighting extremist clerics. Dr. Ted Gover, 12/21/2017, 12:40 AM

Iran and the new land corridor

Iran may be steadily transforming into a more powerful geopolitical player whose influence will be projected hundreds and maybe thousands of kilometers beyond its borders. Emil Avdaliani, 12/20/2017, 8:12 PM

Hiking the Holy Land:Manara and the Galilee Panhandle

Hobby-hiker Yitzchak Miskin travelled to Manara and the Galilee Panhandle and discovered that Manara is not just a Lebanese border kibbutz but is home to some of Israel's greatest natural wonders.  Yitzchak Miskin, 12/20/2017, 10:08 AM

Europe's governments fail the Jews - again

When European countries back Security Council resoluions against Israel, they open a Pandora's box. Giulio Meotti, 12/20/2017, 8:44 AM

One truth, not two

Jews in affluent countries have forgotten that the exile is a punishment, and, as the “Kli Yakar” warned, have fallen in love with their alien domiciles, Tzvi Fishman, 12/19/2017, 5:17 PM

Trump vetoes the world

US to UN: "It won't be forgotten." Jack Engelhard, 12/19/2017, 7:28 AM

Photo-Essay: 'Compassion has no nationality'

The work of Finnish artist-architect Ranier Mahlamäki reflects the depth of Jewish history and succeeds in evoking the atmosphere of the most tragic story of modern times. Dr. Inna Rogatchi, 12/18/2017, 7:36 PM

Islamist attacks: Retaliation or continuation?

A Bangladesh journalist-in-exile asks: Are Islamist attacks retaliation for something specific - like Trump's recognition of Jerusalem - or a continuation of terror? Arnab Goswami, 12/18/2017, 6:26 PM

Hanukkah, heroism and President Trump

It’s no wonder that President Trump’s support among Orthodox Jews is so strong. It is perhaps the strongest support for the President by any religious group, with the possible exception of evangelicals.Rabbi Avraham Gordimer, 12/18/2017, 5:44 PM

OIC in fantasyland

The OIC, acting as judge, jury and Lord High Executioner has deigned to tell an American President he cannot act in accordance with international law. David Singer, 12/17/2017, 10:52 PM

PA threatens to quit America - do you care?

OMG! PA threatens to quit America. Are we supposed to be afraid? Jack Engelhard, 12/17/2017, 8:10 AM