Jewish do-gooders: Naivete is worse than ignorance

Believing in the possibility of Utopia on earth when bombs are going off in marketplaces is worse than ignorance.Rabbi Berel Wein, 5/8/2017, 11:40 AM

The impact of ISIS attacks on Europe

The appalling terrorist assaults perpetrated by ISIS in Europe have led to significant changes in Europe's state of mind, prompting rudimentary initiatives to secure borders and increase counter-terror cooperation among EU states and even Israel.Dr. Tsilla Hershco, 5/7/2017, 4:09 PM

To promote peace, Israel should not stop building

Building is the best way to bring the PA to the table. Ted Belman, 5/7/2017, 3:30 PM

FIFA - kick terrorism out of football

The time has come to stop dealing with PLO attempts to eject Israel. FIFA must focus on PA exploitation of football to honor terrorists. Barry Shaw, 5/7/2017, 11:21 AM

Remembering my friend, Rabbi Benny Elon

A close friend mourns. Ronn Torossian, 5/7/2017, 6:12 AM

The Congressional Israel Victory Caucus - Actionable alternatives

CIVC holds that peace can only be achieved by an unequivocal Israeli victory — and a commensurate unconditional Palestinian acknowledgement of defeatDr. Martin Sherman, 5/6/2017, 8:19 PM

What was Abbas doing there with the POTUS?

The gravity of being President has still not quite been absorbed by Donald Trump. Abbas is a killer, a murderer, a terrorist, a warlord and a Holocaust denier. Jack Engelhard, 5/5/2017, 9:11 PM

Our obsession with the past

Reminding haters of what was done to us in the past only whets their appetite. Ariel Natan Pasko, 5/5/2017, 12:22 PM

Hezbollah TV in the Bay Area of San Jose

Velayat TV USA promotes jihad against the Shiites’ perceived enemies, the United States — the Great Satan — and Israel and the Jews, the Little Satan. Lee Kaplan, 5/5/2017, 10:36 AM

Political correctness is no substitute for truth

We must show compassion and sensitivity to the person, not the act. Rabbi Dr. Eliyahu Safran, 5/5/2017, 10:11 AM

Who will step forward to defend free speech?

Where is the lawyer who will challenge the silencing - and worse -of anyone who tells the truth about violent aspects of Islam? The professors who will save academia from burying this truth? And the bystanders?Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 5/4/2017, 11:51 AM

A free people in our land?

Israel is a successful and democratic country, but have the Jews become a normal people? Menachem Ben-Mordechai, 5/4/2017, 10:59 AM

The Middle East: Where the improbable is usually the truth

President Trump must come to understand that unless the belligerents facing Israel in the Middle East miraculously eschew their own ideologies, peace in the Middle East is not only improbable, it is impossible. Meir Jolovitz, 5/4/2017, 12:32 AM

Greece has more coffins than cribs

Greece, like the rest of Europe, is enervated and, most shockingly, childless. Giulio Meotti, 5/3/2017, 10:32 AM

The UN's fabricated Arab narrative has convinced academia

Not just UNESCO. Shockingly, the UN's paper“The Origins and Evolution of the Palestine Problem 1917-1988” deliberately misrepresented the actual wording of General Assembly Resolution 181. David Singer, 5/3/2017, 10:30 AM

Celebrating Israel through Leon Uris 

Today it is not proper to glorify Israel, as Uris did. Today it is proper, it is fashionable, to slap Israel around. Jack Engelhard, 5/2/2017, 11:20 PM

State of the State

Everyone can find something to gripe about in the Jewish State, but everryone rejoices in its establishment. Tzvi Fishman, 5/2/2017, 9:59 AM

Raising the level from survival to Destiny

Now is the time to progress on our way to the ethical society we have set as our goal. Nadia Matar and Yehudit Katsover, 5/2/2017, 9:17 AM

A sad day for American Jewish media

The editor of The Forward basically expresses her "dread, despair and embarrassment" that Israel avoided extermination in 1967.Rabbi Yaakov Menken, 5/1/2017, 9:21 PM

Why does Europe fund an NGO claiming Israel poisons Arab wells?

It is not a coincidence that the German Foreign Minister, Sigmar Gabriel, met with the NGO Breaking the Silence (Shovrim Shtika, in Hebrew). The German government, in fact, finances it. Giulio Meotti, 5/1/2017, 12:23 PM

The Amshinever Rebbe and the Land of Israel

A hassidic Rebbe's words came to pass in the re-established Jewish State. Rochel Sylvetsky, 5/1/2017, 10:54 AM

70 Years and four lonely graves

They were taken out of their cells in the Acco prison by British soldiers and hanged, one at a time. As they walked to the gallows they sang “Hatikva”. Shmuel Sackett, 4/30/2017, 6:55 PM

The horror and hope I saw in Rome

So the Romans erected an arch and Coliseum to celebrate their victory over Judea. Where are they now?Rabbi Elchanan Poupko, 4/30/2017, 6:33 PM

Dear Germany – this time you’re making the front pages

Times have changed, Germany, and Jews in Israel do not take your arrogance lying down. Jack Engelhard, 4/30/2017, 7:46 AM

Myth: The Palestinian Arabs want a peaceful state alongside Israel

There has been no change of heart as the Memorial Day for IDF soldiers and victims of terror is upon us. Morton A. Klein, ZOA President, 4/30/2017, 6:52 AM

INTO THE FRAY: The Israel Victory Caucus Kudos and Caveats

The launch of Israel Victory Caucus is an initiative that has the potential to be a positive paradigmatic game-changer in the discourse on  the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.Dr. Martin Sherman, 4/29/2017, 8:16 PM

France's Muslims in the runoff election

Or: Why Marine Le Pen has a good chance of being France's next president.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 4/28/2017, 1:31 PM

Postmodernist deconstruction and how it is killing the West

We are witnessing the “ideological hollowing out of the West” and it is a death knell. Enter Jihad. Giulio Meotti, 4/28/2017, 9:15 AM

Against Iran, Trump's twitter is mightier than his sword

Trump needs to explicitly call out Iran's pushing intra-Arab violence as the real evil malignant force that it is. And tweeting is the way to get it started. Mark Langfan, 4/28/2017, 8:59 AM

Yazidis in Turkey on the verge of extinction  

Yazidi villages have now been turned into Yazidi-free zones. What has happened? Uzay Bulut, 4/27/2017, 8:00 PM

Obama lied – and now the truth

The question we have to ask is this – on whose side was Obama operating all those eight years?  Jack Engelhard, 4/27/2017, 9:16 AM

United Nations alters Balfour Declaration parliamentary records

Palestinian tampering with history seems to have reached the rewriting of UN material. David Singer, 4/27/2017, 8:27 AM

Another year of Holocaust abuse

Comparing anything and everything to the Holocaust has become the norm, trivializing it with false moral comparisons. Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 4/26/2017, 8:52 PM

Holocaust Day has passed, but not the one lesson of the Holocaust

What is killing Israel, slowly but surely. Daniel Greenfield, 4/26/2017, 1:58 PM

Being a Zionist is even worse than being an Islamophobe

History no longer exists or professors no longer care about it; objectivity, true facts, clear reasoning, intellectual diversity, the capacity for self-criticism, have been banished from the Western Academy. Be pro-Israel at your peril.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 4/26/2017, 2:00 AM

Unpacking contrary Jews 

The new mantra is "White privilege" and it doesn't take much searching to find out what that really means. Steve Apfel, 4/25/2017, 8:31 AM

Rebranding the Holocaust?

Shouldn't we just move on? Ron Jager, 4/25/2017, 8:19 AM

The Rabbis March on Washington, 1943

400 rabbis did not move FDR to save what was left of Europe's Jews, nor were they helped by Reform Jews, whose descendants side with anti-Semites. Jack Engelhard, 4/24/2017, 10:05 PM

Holocaust Day USA

The souls of the Nazi's victims are being reborn in Israel with each new birth. The holocaust of today is different. The bodies live but the souls are lost without a future. Tzvi Fishman, 4/24/2017, 6:56 AM

Shtetls, Ghettos to the Jewish State. Nothing has changed.

Nothing has changed in attitudes against the Jews in the last 100 years. Barry Shaw, 4/24/2017, 6:53 AM

A message for Holocaust Remembrance Day

Although the rabbis chose the Tenth of Tevet for Holocaust Remembrance Day, we can give the day chosen by the Knesset special meaning.Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 4/23/2017, 8:45 PM

Holocaust: The careless anti-Semitism of morally-incoherent educators

Imagine American middle school students students told to write arguments justifying the extermination of Jews. Inconceivable? It happened.Dr. Richard L. Cravatts, 4/23/2017, 6:33 AM

Islamist attacks on holidays

Attacking on Diwali or Christmas or Yom Kippur is essentially declaring that such “infidel” holy days ought to be desecrated rather than respected. Noah Beck, 4/23/2017, 6:00 AM

The transgender madness has got to stop

Placing in young children’s minds the notion that they are likely of a different gender is dangerous and sends messages of confusion. But that is what is happening.Rabbi Avraham Gordimer, 4/23/2017, 5:56 AM

The terrorist hunger strike comes with demands

The terrorist demands only lack a paid vacation on the Riviera with their families. Don't worry, the PA will take care of that.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 4/21/2017, 2:15 PM

Don't cheat this time, Marwan Barghouti

This is not the first hunger strike organized by Barghouti, the "moderate," but let's hope he doesn't cut corners this time around. Ariel Natan Pasko, 4/21/2017, 1:00 PM

Interview with a French savant: Islam's goals and the West's laziness

A great French intellectual, Rémi Brague, talks about the coming down of a world, Islamist goals, Asian technology, Western civilization and culture. Giulio Meotti, 4/21/2017, 10:30 AM

INTO THE FRAY: Gaza: Let their people go!

Instead of pouring millions into inoperative desalination plants & rusting sewage treatment works, humanitarian aid should be generous relocation grants to help Gazans find safer, more secure lives elsewhere.Dr. Martin Sherman, 4/21/2017, 9:19 AM

How Cartoonists fought the Holocaust

Rafael Medoff and Craig Yoe have published a book of powerful cartoons drawn during and before the Holocaust that you will not want to put down. Rochel Sylvetsky, 4/20/2017, 1:30 PM

Bill O’Reilly dumped by Fox News – is this good?

Analysis: CNN was something Fox News never wanted to be. Now it’s getting close. Jack Engelhard, 4/20/2017, 9:34 AM

Hate crime in Ukraine? You must be kidding

Just ask the Ukraine authorities. They know nothing about it. But is the death of a rabbi a wake up call?Dr. Inna Rogatchi, 4/19/2017, 5:49 PM

UK campus anti-Semitism and the state of free speech

A talk with Lesley Klaff, Senior Lecturer in Law at Sheffield Hallam University and a member of UK Lawyers for Israel, an NGO that provides pro bono legal advice and representation to victims of anti-Semitism. Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 4/19/2017, 5:00 PM

UCLA professor buries Obama's Middle East policy failures

Prof. of Middle Eastern History James Gelvin strained credulity in his recent lecture, mirroring the Middle East studies establishment's strategy to defend Obama's record regardless of the chaos it sparked.Dr. Mike Lumish, 4/18/2017, 7:54 AM

“Welcome to Europe’s 4 capitals of anti-Semitism"

The danger that is harder to stop than missiles is approaching a point of no return. Giulio Meotti, 4/18/2017, 1:17 AM

Letter to a Grandchild

One thing above all motivated us -- that you should not have to endure what we endured.  Jack Engelhard, 4/18/2017, 1:09 AM

Towards the pending Abbas visit to Washington D.C.

This is the time for the US to enforce its own policy guidelines. It is not too late. David Bedein, 4/17/2017, 11:09 PM

UNRWA-bluff

They talk, advertise, appear in the media - and none of the changes they announce so convincingly can ever come to pass. David Bedein, 4/16/2017, 6:28 AM