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

Dreamers -- Somehow it was different for us

There were no Dreamers programs to rescind in 1940 - because Europe's Jewish children were not welcome in the USA. Jack Engelhard, 9/7/2017, 5:06 AM

Egypt claims "War on Terror" and shuts Coptic churches

Imagine not being able to reach you synagogue on Yom Kippur, because police have decided you need a permit. Ashraf Ramelah, 9/6/2017, 11:27 PM

The Jordan Option - full speed ahead

The entire Arab world is discussing the conference and the plan. Over 150 articles have been published on it. Ted Belman, 9/6/2017, 11:18 PM

Television, terror and Swedish funding

Funding terrorism is illegal in Sweden. But Sweden’s government is doing just that. Marianne Ahrne, 9/6/2017, 12:46 AM

How Ted Kennedy fathered BDS and Linda Sarsour

Ted Kennedy passed the Hart-Celler law which brought in the people who intimidate and threaten Jewish students on US campuses. Jack Engelhard, 9/6/2017, 12:01 AM

The perfect murder

Five stages bring the world to its knees. Alexander Maistrovoy , 9/4/2017, 10:35 PM

Center For Jewish History new CEO holds radical left viewpoints

The new CEO of the CJH thinks Israel should no longer exist as a Jewish State. What is he doing in this position? Ronn Torossian, 9/4/2017, 2:27 PM

Examining the "Ten Truths about Jihad"

The Muslim Reform Movement's attempts to represent a merciful, inclusive Islam are best called Fantasy Islam. Learn what the Koran says here.Dr. Stephen M. Kirby, 9/4/2017, 6:37 AM

Palestinian settler-colonialism

The fact that Jews are the indigenous population of the Southern Levant can be proved with ease. In contrast, evidence shows Palestinian Arabs descend primarily from three primary groups: Muslim invaders, Arab immigrants, and local converts to Islam.Dr. Alex Joffe, 9/4/2017, 5:54 AM

Greed is good for Hillary Clinton

Hillary is publishing a book about what happened. It doesn't need a book. She lost. Jack Engelhard, 9/3/2017, 2:38 PM

Why are leading Reform rabbis on the pro-boycott NIF leadership list?

Temple Israel of White Plains, Temple Beth-El of Great Neck and Central Synagogue Members must demand their rabbis stop supporting Israel boycotts through the New Israel Fund. Ronn Torossian, 9/3/2017, 2:18 PM

Abbas is going to defy Trump and Netanyahu at the UN

The UN is the theater of the absurd and Abbas will take advantage of that. David Singer, 9/3/2017, 2:08 PM

Lost causes

It is as though all of our battles have been won and there are really no new worlds left to discover and conquer.  Rabbi Berel Wein, 9/3/2017, 9:45 AM

Europe's money funds Iran's war against Israel

Business with Iran is blossoming. So is the renewed friendship of Iran and Hamas. Giulio Meotti, 9/1/2017, 12:18 PM

INTO THE FRAY: The Taylor Force Act - Putting “Palestine” in perspective

The Palestinian population is not some hapless victim of the terror groups, but the very crucible from which they emerged.Dr. Martin Sherman, 9/1/2017, 12:03 PM

How we can upstage Billy Joel in the New Year

Billy Joel made an indelible statement against anti-Semitism. But did he make a statement for the future of the Jewish people?Rabbi Aryeh Kaltmann, 9/1/2017, 7:50 AM

Our children left Israel

A young American family's idealism is not strong enough to battle the desire to do well economically.Dr. Harold Goldmeier, 8/31/2017, 10:12 AM

Who made Mahmoud Abbas the big boss? (We did)

He is in fact a murderer and terrorist and he pays his people to kill Jews. Jack Engelhard, 8/30/2017, 7:04 AM

How much does the occupation cost us?

Read carefully and you may realize that the word 'occupation' is being misused in leftist circles. Yehezkel Laing, 8/30/2017, 6:17 AM

Solving the Gaza impasse

Imagine if something rational would happen in the Middle East... Leonie Ben-Simon, 8/30/2017, 5:59 AM

Victory, not deterrence, will be the goal if there is another Gaza war

Creating deterrence was Israel’s goal in the last three conflicts with Hamas, but that objective has been cast aside. Any future armed clash with Gaza will be guided by a new Israeli objective: that of achieving a crystal clear victory. Yaakov Lappin, 8/29/2017, 2:35 PM

The case for capital punishment

We have to wipe the smile off their evil faces. Giulio Meotti, 8/28/2017, 11:47 PM

Right and Left both play the sense of oppression game

Charlottesville violence is only the latest expression of America’s spiritual crisis. A sociological analysis of the problem and a suggested solution.Dr. Chaim Charles Cohen, 8/28/2017, 11:32 PM

Go up like a wall

The similarities are striking when the history of Zionism is compared to the return of the Jews from the Babylonian Exile and the building of the Second Temple.  So are the differences. Book review. Rochel Sylvetsky, 8/28/2017, 2:34 PM

All roads lead to Jihad

The names of two of the Catalonia terrorists are listed as donors to the mosque whose Imam turned them on to terror. Daniel Greenfield, 8/28/2017, 1:12 PM

Beware a country that loses its sense of humor

Times have changed and now, seems to me, the laughter is tinged with poison.  Jack Engelhard, 8/27/2017, 11:52 PM

Iran, operating from Syria, will destroy Europe and North America

There is a long term planat work here aimed at destroying the West and it can work. Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 8/27/2017, 11:44 PM

Trump is an obstacle - to Israel's destruction

An obstacle to peace? Those who want peace will obtain it. Mark Langfan, 8/26/2017, 11:39 PM

A tale of two anti-Semitisms

Both right and left have anti-Semites, but there is a vast difference. Douglas Altabef, 8/26/2017, 11:29 PM

Totaliltarian regimes do not keep their treaties

Iran's JCPOA noncompliance is a totalitarian regime imperative. North Korea is the same.Dr. Peter Vincent Pry, 8/26/2017, 11:19 PM

Open letter to (non-Orthodox) rabbis who cancelled Trump phonecall

Reform, Conservative and Reconstructionist rabbis cancelled their annual call to POTUS over Charlottesville. They must not have noticed Obama's anti-Semitic actions, because they always called him. Jeff Dunetz, 8/26/2017, 8:33 PM

The Third of Elul: Usishkin's Eulogy for Rabbi Kook

Ussishkin remembered Rabbi Kook saying: There are no - and there must not be any - barriers between the young generation and us, between the religious and the secular. We are all busy with one project; we are all working toward one goal. Rabbi Chanan Morrison, 8/25/2017, 10:10 AM

These rabbis have boycotted President Trump before

Jacoby knew what he was saying when he wrote that"liberalism has superseded Judaism as the religion of most American Jews." David Wega, 8/25/2017, 10:09 AM

Antifa comes to town

The protest against the Boston Free Speech Rally described by an on the spot observer who went there incognito. Thomas Mountain, 8/25/2017, 10:08 AM

INTO THE FRAY: Touting Jewish ghettos - Moronic or malevolent?

Given the resistance to removing hundreds of thousands of Jews from their ancient homeland in Judea-Samaria, an egregious idea is emerging: Instead of evacuation, abandonment.Dr. Martin Sherman, 8/25/2017, 10:00 AM

Trump must question Abbas-PLO commitment to peace with Israel

The current visit of President Trump's representatives to the Middle East is the time to test the commitment of the PLO and its leader Mahmoud Abbas to concluding a peace treaty with Israel. David Singer, 8/24/2017, 8:37 PM

When a US gov't official calls you a liar, you go on the offensive

The school year is upon us, and guess what Palestinian Authority children are being taught in UNRWA classrooms ... David Bedein, 8/24/2017, 8:20 PM

If America is that bad, leave the country

No, it's not perfect, but it IS the land of the free. Jack Engelhard, 8/23/2017, 7:59 PM

North Korea and Iran: The nuclear result of strategic patience

The strategic patience policy is a frightening failure. It is nothing more than politically kicking the can down the road to be picked up by a future Administration when it is about to explode in a mushroom cloud.  Barry Shaw, 8/23/2017, 10:25 AM

Barcelona's Chief Rabbi said it all

The rabbi was correct in saying that Europe is lost, but not only for Jews. Giulio Meotti, 8/23/2017, 9:33 AM

Merkel's historic folly

Europeans and Muslims are opposites on several key issues: birthrates, religious identity and confidence in their culture and civilization.Prof. Daniel Pipes, 8/23/2017, 9:17 AM

Trump’s peace process for Afghanistan means “killing terrorists” 

Someone finally gets it. Jack Engelhard, 8/22/2017, 6:16 PM

A captivating tour of Jewish life just before the Holocaust and Israel

Translated into English for the first time, The Wandering Jew Has Arrived captures the breadth of Jewish life from London to Eastern Europe to Palestine just before it all changed.Dr. Michel Gurfinkiel, 8/21/2017, 11:56 PM

Cultural climate change

"We are going through one of the most profound revolutions in all of human history … and I sum it up with a single phrase: cultural climate change,” Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks says.Former Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks, 8/21/2017, 4:35 PM

Civil War monuments: When the South reversed rhe results of the war

They had lost the war on the battlefield, yet they won the war through politics and diplomacy. David Bedein, 8/21/2017, 11:28 AM

No apologies forthcoming

Short but to the point. Fred Menachem, 8/21/2017, 11:00 AM

Trump and Israel haters get religion

The terrible misuse of the Bible to bash Trump’s supporters crosses a red line. Jack Engelhard, 8/20/2017, 10:03 PM

Pres. Trump, in his classically inartful way, was absolutely right

When the President of the United States rightly excoriated law-breakers and thugs on all sides of a street conflagration, he came in for a torrent of media abuse, forcing even level-headed bystanders to take cover.Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 8/19/2017, 11:53 PM

All Europe can bring itself to do is "pray for Barcelona"

Europe is finished, kaput - it has given up. Giulio Meotti, 8/19/2017, 11:33 PM

The Hajj and the struggle for Islamic leadership

The annual Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca symbolizes much more than the desire of the worshipers to be closer to Allah.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 8/19/2017, 11:20 PM

Free speech must have its limits

Something must be done about the threatening emergence of a troubling phenomenon in the United States, that of the protection of hate speech.  Barry Shaw, 8/19/2017, 10:00 PM

Israel's boundaries, Jordan's boundaries

The 1922 Mandate for Palestine's territory was divided so that 80% is Jordan and exclusively Arab. David Singer, 8/18/2017, 9:09 AM

INTO THE FRAY: Neo-unilateralism – Futile, fatal folly

New calls for unilateral withdrawal are both pernicious—because of the calamitous consequences it will precipitate—and puerile—because of the naïve hope that it will not.Dr. Martin Sherman, 8/18/2017, 8:43 AM