Hamas: Full steam ahead to nowhere

Hamas, an offshoot of the Muslim Brotherhood, was supposed to create an alternative religious nationalist ethos in contrast to the secular nationalism led by various Arab organizations. It failed abysmally to do so.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 2/25/2018, 6:19 PM

Poland, Holocaust distortion and the new law

Most Polish underground organizations believed that post-Hitler Poland would be a country without Jews and those who remained alive would have to leave Poland after the war.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 2/25/2018, 8:19 AM

Thank you, President Trump,for our Independence Day present!

The US will celebrate Israel's 70th anniversary with the Jerusalem Embassy opening. Jeff Dunetz, 2/25/2018, 8:12 AM

Abbas dumps Trump for the United Nations

Abbas thinks he can create a Palestinian state via the UN, but the US has the veto power in the UN Security Council. David Singer, 2/25/2018, 7:58 AM

Needed: Full disclosure before conversion

Rabbis who perform conversions owe their clients full disclosure. Has anyone ever sold you something — a service, a product, a promise — only for you to learn later that you paid for something that was not what you thought? Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 2/25/2018, 7:34 AM

Do not pay for your son or daughter to go to Poland

As long as they are getting your money, dear Jewish parents, the Poles will continue their anti-Semitic behavior with impunity.Rabbi Zev Friedman, 2/23/2018, 1:09 PM

INTO THE FRAY: The police, the press and a politicized “Putsch”?

The unrelenting drive to bring an indictment—any indictment—against Netanyahu has long exceeded the bounds of reasonable law enforcement.Dr. Martin Sherman, 2/23/2018, 10:25 AM

Overpopulation in Israel. Really?

At a recent demographic conference in Israel, experts expressed fears that there will soon be too many Jews in the Jewish state. Leonie Ben-Simon, 2/23/2018, 1:03 AM

Gun control? How about Imam control?

As the world frets about Islamophobia – it’s the Jews who are getting killed. Jack Engelhard, 2/22/2018, 11:38 PM

How Trump has made Israel's leftist generals look like rank fools

No one needs to have an Israeli security clearance to monitor what the Palestinian leaders are saying about their obssessive desire to murder every Israeli in Tel Aviv. Mark Langfan, 2/22/2018, 8:00 AM

Confer Polish citizenship on Mahmoud Abbas

The Abbas doctoral thesis makes him the perfect cadidate for Polish citizeship. David Bedein, 2/21/2018, 11:45 PM

The Israeli-PA conflict: Thinking outside the box

A creative solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict must start with appreciating the advantages of the hybrid spatial model that has emerged in the 'West Bank'.Maj. Gen. (res.) Gershon Hacohen, 2/21/2018, 11:35 PM

Liberal rabbis: Don’t blame the Chief Rabbinate – blame yourselves

Liberal Open Orthodox, Conservative and Reform rabbis who do not adhere to the Chief Rabbinate's standards in halakhic issues should not expect their recognition.Rabbi Avraham Gordimer, 2/21/2018, 10:36 PM

The Lukov March: Neo-Nazis march through the streets of Sofia

The Lukov March - passive anti-Semitism permitted by Bulgaria’s constitutional loophole. Roy Wexler, 2/21/2018, 5:59 PM

Israel proves the NRA's arguments

In reality, Israel's gun policy is living proof of the arguments the American gun lobby has been making for years. Tzvi Lev, 2/21/2018, 10:38 AM

How the IDF is preparing for multi-front war

While there is no indication that any one of Israel’s enemies is interested in initiating a full-scale war, the growing explosiveness of the region means that any tactical incident can turn into an armed conflict– and one front can ignite others.  Yaakov Lappin, 2/20/2018, 7:29 PM

Our American kids, our culture, and our violence

When was the last time you read about an Evangelical Christian American farmer, young Republican, believing Mormon or Orthodox Jew taking out his 9mm MMP and murdering a kid in a drive-by shooting over a drug deal? Or killing a bunch of school kids? Howard Sachs, 2/20/2018, 7:13 PM

Why Arab-Islamic culture and democracy are incompatible

The contradictions between Islamic culture and democracy are fundamental and unchangeable.Prof. Paul Eidelberg, 2/20/2018, 7:06 PM

PKK and Hamas: A tale of two terror camps

As Turkey supports Hamas and displays belligerence towards Israel, it’s time to examine problems Ankara has with the people whom it renamed “Mountain Turks” - aka the Kurds. Gerald A. Honigman, 2/20/2018, 7:01 PM

Why real Americans don't care for these Winter Olympics

These Games are boring. The NBC ratings are dismal and only about 19 million of us are watching. The Weather Channel does better. Jack Engelhard, 2/19/2018, 1:10 PM

1938-2018: Chamberlain and Netanyahu in Munich

Same place, different people. Giulio Meotti, 2/19/2018, 1:04 PM

What a fabulous time to shake up Israel’s government!

Bibi should get a T-shirt that says: “Ehud Barak did favors for Marc Rich / Obama got a $300,000 discount on a house / His wife got a $300,000 “Job” / And all I got were some crummy cigars and champagne.” Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 2/19/2018, 12:22 PM

Al-Sisi’s pre-election maneuvers guarantee his March victory

Al-Sisi is taking no chances with the upcoming election because under his leadership the country has stagnated or gotten worse, Whether anyone else could have done better is a moot point. Ashraf Ramelah, 2/19/2018, 10:43 AM

Poland's official anti-Semitism

Churchill on Poland: It is a mystery and tragedy of European history, that a people capable of every heroic virtue, gifted, valiant, charming as individuals, should repeatedly show such inveterate faults in...their governmental life.. Dr. Inna Rogatchi, 2/19/2018, 12:48 AM

After Cigar-gate: Careful what you wish for

Those trying at any price to topple Netanyahu are not doing so because the care about the future of the State of Israel. Jack Engelhard, 2/18/2018, 8:07 AM

How Trump is downgrading the Palestinian Authority

Trump's deeds prove his intention to punish those entities which take America’s money and then show hostile intent towards the USA - like Abbas. David Singer, 2/18/2018, 7:57 AM

There will be no Palestinian Arab State

Israel is not the problem, the Arabs themselves do not want a state.Prof. Paul Eidelberg, 2/18/2018, 12:50 AM

Putin: Grand deal now, or Syrian bust

Putin has to act now or Russia will implode. Mark Langfan, 2/17/2018, 11:28 PM

INTO THE FRAY: Coup d'état?

Netanyahu was elected as the Prime Minister, not as the Pope. Accordingly, he should be judged primarily on the basis of his political and strategic accomplishments, not his personal moralityDr. Martin Sherman, 2/16/2018, 1:28 PM

Palestinian Arabs lead easier lives than African Ethiopians

Look at the data and you will see that the "impoverished" Palestinian Arabs live better lives and get more aid than the Ethiopians do. Giulio Meotti, 2/15/2018, 11:06 PM

We are not the Crusaders

Our enemies are deluded by recollections of the Crusades, where after centuries, the Christian invaders were forced to relinquish their power and territory in the Middle East. Rabbi Berel Wein, 2/15/2018, 11:00 PM

What does McDonald's put in its cheeseburgers?

I have been trying for years to figure out what explains George Soros, Bernie Sanders, Chuck Schumer and all the other Jews who are willing to sell out the Jewish people.Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 2/15/2018, 10:39 PM

Looking ahead: Longer term prospects for an Israel-Iran nuclear war

This analysis by a world famous expert on Israeli nuclear power vs, Iran is special to Arutz Sheva.Prof. Louis René Beres, 2/15/2018, 8:24 AM

The Netanyahu scandals – good for a laugh in America.

Netanyahu’s alleged cigar-gate — what’s the big deal? Jack Engelhard, 2/14/2018, 1:42 PM

The solution to the Iranian problem lies in setting a brush fire

The drone over Israel was the harbinger of more to come and there is only one way out of it.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 2/14/2018, 9:15 AM

Europe, stop giving lessons to Israel

The old continent is going through a great eclipse of reason. Giulio Meotti, 2/14/2018, 7:38 AM

Deporting migrants becomes another club with which to beat Israel

Millions deported worldwide, but only the Jewish state remains the focus of Israel-obsessed media - and Israel's own leftists. Robert Harris, 2/13/2018, 11:24 PM

A "settler" responds to President Trump

President Trump's interview with Yisrael HaYom elicits an open letter from a resident of the Shomron. Yonaton Behar, 2/13/2018, 11:11 PM

Guess I won’t be rooting for Poland in these 2018 Olympics

The few who survived Auschwitz went back and found their homes vandalized. Their jobs were taken. Their shops were confiscated. They were further welcomed by their former neighbors with slurs, curses, fists, knives, riots, broken glass, murder.    Jack Engelhard, 2/13/2018, 7:50 AM

UN Sec. Gen. Guterres needs a crash course on Palestine

UN Sec. Gen. Guterres would do well to study the facts before making speeches that display how little he knows about the issue of Palestine. David Singer, 2/13/2018, 7:01 AM

'Moderate' Qatar leader defends anti-Semitic al Jazeera TV

Why does Qatar stubbornly insist on sponsoring Al Jazeera?Att'y Stephen M. Flatow, 2/12/2018, 11:12 PM

Religion and politics in the feud between Saudi Arabia and Qatar

Are the strained relations between Qatar, Iran and Turkey on one side and the Saudis, Bahrain, the Emirates and Egypt on the other leading to head-on war?Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 2/12/2018, 12:04 PM

The time has come to be Israelis

There is a better plan on the table, but we will have to take our future into our own hands to make it the reality. Oded Revivi, Mayor of Efrat, 2/12/2018, 11:34 AM

Eulogy for Rabbi Itamar Ben-Gal Hy"d

Recently, Rabbi Itamar and his wife Miriam spoke about the possibility that one of them would be killed for the sanctification of God’s name, and agreed that they were prepared to courageously rise to this challengeRabbi Eliezer Melamed, 2/11/2018, 10:24 PM

How Mahmoud Abbas lost his marbles

Picking a fight with the United States, the government no less, may not be a smart move, as Al Capone found out. Jack Engelhard, 2/11/2018, 9:01 AM

The Dutch a la carte Jews

The question is which a la carte Jewish menu items will get passed on to the children.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 2/11/2018, 8:32 AM

The New Israel Fund has crossed the red line

Bereft of popular support, government support, and the support of the Supreme Court, the NIF has decided to engage in a smoke and mirrors pseudo-populist uprising. For shame! Douglas Altabef, 2/11/2018, 7:16 AM

Abraham Lincoln and our 'ancient faith'

The rights in the Declaration of Independence are called "inalienable" because they have been given to each of us by God, and not by the State.Prof. Paul Eidelberg, 2/11/2018, 7:00 AM

Trump's Mideast strategy rejects anti-Israel theory of linkage

Trump’s strategy realignment is refreshing – especially in its rejection of certain foreign policy doctrines that unfairly single out Israel and draw surreptitious inspiration from classical anti-Semitic themes and stereotypes. Op-ed. Matthew M. Hausman, J.D., 2/9/2018, 11:20 AM

When did the Irish become anti-Semitic?

Is it that every country gets a crack at the Jewish State and it was simply Ireland’s turn? Jack Engelhard, 2/9/2018, 11:10 AM

Trump's business approach to foreign aid diplomacy

Up to now, two approaches have dominated American foreign aid: the strategic and the humanitarian. Trump has added a third: the “business approach.” Professor Eytan Gilboa, 2/9/2018, 11:00 AM

The widespread anti-Israelism in the UK

Recent poll: While 9% of the general population agree with between six and nine anti-Israel attitudes, among Muslims the figure is 34.7%.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 2/9/2018, 10:39 AM

Seeing the sounds

It’s time to use the hands of Esau to promote the words of Jacob. Yehezkel Laing, 2/9/2018, 9:18 AM

European countries say "not me"

The late Prime Minister of Israel, Yitzchak Shamir, once said that anti-Semitism in Eastern Europe is placed into the population with its mother’s milk.Rabbi Berel Wein, 2/8/2018, 12:08 PM

The Zionist answer to Arab and Muslim Terror

Facts on the ground. Let the likes of Mahmoud Abbas and the Fatah and Hamas goons see before their very own eyes how their encouragement of Muslim terror results in new Jewish communities. Victor Sharpe, 2/8/2018, 10:38 AM

US Palestinian policy – water or gasoline?

The Israeli architects of the Oslo Accord – and their US partners – genuinely aimed at extinguishing fire, but failed to realize that their pumps were filled with gasoline, not water. A two-state solution is more of the same.Amb. (ret.) Yoram Ettinger , 2/8/2018, 9:07 AM

Do not say I love Israel BUT

You are one voice. To make yours count, you have to be a warrior. You have to be a lion. If you are a lamb the Internet will eat you up. Jack Engelhard, 2/8/2018, 6:32 AM