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Obama’s Iran deal as sold through fiction via Ben Rhodes

Our lives are being orchestrated by a failed writer of fiction. You can't make this up. Jack Engelhard, 5/9/2016, 10:17 PM

European artists celebrate Islamist terrorism

Art and morality do not seem to be connected. Giulio Meotti, 5/9/2016, 10:15 PM

Victory Day 2016 – As relevant today as it ever was

The fact that 1.5 million Jews served in the allied armies and that 250,000 died in battle, is sometimes overlooked. Joshua Greenberg, 5/9/2016, 10:49 AM

Recognizing Israel as a Jewish State, Part II

There are two opposing opinions about recognition of Israel's right to exist.Dr. Alex Grobman, 5/9/2016, 8:25 AM

Muslims play a prominent role among Labour party anti-Semitic inciters

Any in-depth look into a Western country will uncover extreme Muslim anti-Semitic inciters, usually operating from religious communitiesDr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 5/8/2016, 10:38 PM

Facing "abnormal" enemies

How, precisely, should the usually dense or opaque "geometry" of chaos best be deciphered by Israel?Prof. Louis René Beres, 5/8/2016, 8:35 AM

Trump's "peace through strength" for USA also applies to Israel

The next American president may decide to dictate a solution, pressure Israel as the only party that can be pressured, and an Israeli response that is responsive and defensive could lose the day. Ted Belman, 5/8/2016, 7:49 AM

Recognizing Israel as the Jewish State: Part I

The League of Nations and the UN did not create Israel ex nihilo, they simply recognized the pre-existing right of the people who were sovereign in the land for over a thousand years.Dr. Alex Grobman, 5/8/2016, 12:43 AM

The hard left is spreading the insidious virus of anti-Semitism

Ken Livingstone and the UK Labour party, take note: One cannot separate Zionism, one of the axioms of Jewish belief, from Judaism.Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, 5/7/2016, 8:18 PM

Read Peter Beinart and you'll vote Donald Trump

His reflexive reaction to my involvement in the Trump candidacy lays bare how dangerous the Jewish left is to the State of Israel. David Friedman, 5/6/2016, 7:57 AM

Britain’s Labour Party and the sunny side of Adolph Hitler

This period of Holocaust remembrance is not the best time to keep a stiff upper lip on British anti-Semitism. Jack Engelhard, 5/6/2016, 7:30 AM

How Qatar purchases academic chairs in Europe

Guess who sits on the board of the Islamic Studies Center at Oxford. Edward Gibbon must be whirling in his grave. Giulio Meotti, 5/6/2016, 7:16 AM

Depressing deductions from the war in Syria

The insane and endless war in Syria might as well be taking place on another planet, for all the West cares, and that is not the only lesson to be learned from the conflict.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 5/5/2016, 11:23 PM

An odd couple? Cartoons and the Holocaust

Cartoons and genocide actually intersect in a number of unexpected ways. Dr. Rafael Medoff, 5/5/2016, 11:10 PM

The Holocaust: A tool for abuse and distortion

Holocaust related issues are on the rise, but many of them are distortions, such as those where Israelis are labelled Nazis.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 5/4/2016, 4:53 PM

The Koren Yizkor: Memory and meaning, remembrance and hope

A review of the recently published collection of essays on Hazkarat Neshamot (yizkor) by former Yeshiva University Chancellor, Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm. Rochel Sylvetsky, 5/4/2016, 4:16 PM

Anti-Zionism is not anti-Semitism? How dare you! 

Can one hate Israel and not be an anti-Semite? An expose of the truth. Steve Apfel, 5/4/2016, 4:14 PM

The age of prophecy is over

It is not wise to engage in prophecy about topics whose truth or falsity will soon become apparent. Yisrael Fuchs, 5/4/2016, 4:06 PM

Shocking! Obama praises USA overseas – well, sort of

You can count the number of times Obama has praised the USA abroad on the fingers of one hand - and you will have some fingers to spare. Jack Engelhard, 5/3/2016, 4:22 PM

Hypocrisy on the Golan Heights: An "occupational" hazard

Who are the Security Council members who are so "concerned" about Israel controlling the Golan? Dr. Rafael Medoff, 5/3/2016, 4:17 PM

"Never Again" is dead

Today, there is no other race of people on this earth who face the threat of the extinction of 6 million (the number of Jews in Israel) by a nuclear holocaust. Never again? Stanley Zir, 5/3/2016, 2:45 PM

There was nothing Zionist about Hitler’s plans for the Jews

Clearing up the Labour anti-Semitism row over Ken Livingstone's remark about Hitler supporitng Zionism.Prof. Ranier Schulze, 5/3/2016, 5:36 AM

In the EU capital, churches are now restaurants

Whether or not one cares about the state of Belgium's churches, there is something eerily prophetic in their abandonment. Giulio Meotti, 5/2/2016, 12:06 PM

Book Review: The Long Night, a journey through the Holocaust

Darkness fell on Ernst Bornstein's life but he lived to tell us about it. Review of a gripping, just translated Holocaust book that describes a young man's journey through seven death camps up to his liberation by US forces. Rochel Sylvetsky, 5/2/2016, 9:07 AM

Nigeria and questions of Jewish identity

An anthropologist's look at the Africans who claim Jewish identity. Shai Afsai, 5/2/2016, 9:00 AM

Trump targets Clinton and Obama betrayal of Israel agreements

Both Hillary and Obama have ignored Bush agreements with Israel, to the detriment of Israel and any chance of peace talks succeeding. Trump seems to feel differently. David Singer, 5/2/2016, 8:50 AM

Has the world learned anything since Brussels?

Matthew M. Hausman, J.D., 5/2/2016, 7:01 AM

Can one soldier fell a government?

A random sample of people on the Israeli street does not find any armchair liberals or naive leftists. Leonie Ben-Simon, 5/1/2016, 7:09 AM

Michael Chabon and why the wicked have all the luck

That’s what kept King David up at nights (besides Torah study) – asking why in Heaven’s Name the wicked keep prospering. Jack Engelhard, 5/1/2016, 6:47 AM

The farmer and the snake

Aesop said it right 2500 years ago: The greatest kindness will not bind the ungrateful. Daniel Greenfield, 5/1/2016, 6:30 AM

Sailing through the Straits: Saudi sovereignty in Tiran and Sanafir

Egypt has agreed to return the two Red Sea islands which control Eilat's maritime activity to the Saudis. What does this mean for Israel?Dr. Eran Lerman, 5/1/2016, 6:21 AM

Swedish "neutrality" has brought in the Islamist Trojan Horse

The Green Party and the green flag of Islam? Giulio Meotti, 4/28/2016, 12:45 PM

Surprise, surprise: another affluent Palestinian terrorist

It is hard on anti-Israel journalists when their fantasy collides with reality.Att'y Stephen M. Flatow, 4/28/2016, 12:40 PM

Palestinians: Peace starts with facing the harsh reality of hate

Somehow, people expect to resolve a conflict without neutralizing the root cause of that conflict: programming people to hate. Fred Maroun, 4/28/2016, 12:06 PM

Netanyahu is not the first leader the White House found "frustrating"

There is no friendship without disagreements and there have been plenty of those in Israel's history of relations with the USA.Dr. Rafael Medoff, 4/28/2016, 7:37 AM

France's flight of fancy on 'Palestine'

Maybe the newly-appointed Foreign Minister should look at the rapidly expanding Islamic settlement activity taking place in France and address that threat to France’s security before he seeks to interfere in Israel’s affairs. David Singer, 4/27/2016, 12:33 PM

Can leftists be convinced to see the truth about Israel?

Although sinking in the primaries, Bernie Sanders and his comrades pose a problem because of their open anti-Israelism. What can Israel do?Dr. Avi Perry, 4/27/2016, 12:04 PM

A Picture of Passover U.S.A, 1944 to 2016

What has happened in the meantime to blur the memory of Jews without a country? Jack Engelhard, 4/27/2016, 10:50 AM

Super Tuesday and the change we need to change

There is a certain historic type of contender for power who has to be discarded. Super Tuesday is the day to do that. Amil Imani, 4/26/2016, 8:07 PM

Modern Liberalism and the death of civilization

How the same nihilistic liberalism that flooded US universities and later Israeli academia, resulting in moral and cultural relativism taken to extremes, is now living in a dangerous paradox of its own making.Prof. Paul Eidelberg, 4/26/2016, 6:06 AM

Houston Jews - Rebuild in Israel!

Your future is here, in Israel. Come to the place where you belong. Tzvi Fishman, 4/26/2016, 5:52 AM

The bigotry of low expectations

All about giving blacks, Hispanics, and other minorities a pass on behavior that they would otherwise find unacceptable and condemn if perpetrated by Americans who do not belong to minority groups. True for Palestinian Arabs vs. Israelis as well. Ron Jager, 4/26/2016, 5:03 AM

Harvard educates Tzipi Livni on anti-Semitism 101

Like he good German Jews and the Jews with medals for bravery in WWI, they expect to be exempt from anti-Semitism... Jack Engelhard, 4/25/2016, 8:15 AM

Hypocrisy: In UK Obama did exactly what he ripped Netanyahu for doing

Obama went to the UK to urge it to stay in the EU. How is that different from Bibi's speech to Congress on the Iran deal? Jeff Dunetz, 4/24/2016, 10:00 PM

A minister's unfortunate remark as a sign of the times

Once, the Energy minister's remark would not have been noticed, but today it made headlines. Something has changed. Shalom Pollack, 4/24/2016, 9:44 PM

Birkat Kohanot? Priestess' blessing at the Wall?

Women and men are equal in Judaism and before G-d, but they are different and play different roles. Is that so hard to understand? Paula R. Stern, 4/24/2016, 9:05 PM

Italy’s universities bow to Islam and boycott Israel

They consider themselves liberal, but are cooperating with the mores of the Dark Ages. Giulio Meotti, 4/24/2016, 12:13 AM

Spilling drops of wine at the Seder - for whom?

Praise and pride for Israel's accomplishments that takes into account the very real dilemmas we face as we approach the holiday of freedom.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 4/22/2016, 12:18 PM

Sorry to tell you, but….

The facts are hard to swallow, but they are the truth.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 4/22/2016, 11:14 AM

Israel should silence those who incite terrorist murders

Twenty years ago, the writer would not have written this article, because what it endorses was then self-evident. Remembering the Park Hotel. And what happened to Sheikh Yassin. David Bedein, 4/22/2016, 11:11 AM

Passover and the Palestinians

Hear oh Israel the cry of people in bondage under you. Let the Palestinians go. Let them make unto themselves a nation. Oh, eally? Steve Apfel, 4/21/2016, 11:00 PM

Dayeinu: It would have been enough!

A bittersweet takeoff on the Dayeinu song sung at the Seder. Dayeinu means "it would have been enough!" Larry Domnitch, 4/21/2016, 10:53 PM

Why the Rabbi said: "Eat bread on Passover"

The rabbi's unusual Passover message was: "Eat bread and save Jews."Dr. Rafael Medoff, 4/21/2016, 10:52 PM

Doesn’t the Israeli left also have sons?

What if the son of a leftist found himself in Elor Azariya's situation and shot? Jack Engelhard, 4/21/2016, 12:30 PM

How do you kill a Muse?

Why the left controls the country and how to change it. Tzvi Fishman, 4/21/2016, 12:19 PM

Young Jews and Bernie Sanders

For young coddled American Jewish liberals, Bernie Sanders is the voice they want to hear. "When will they ever learn....'Dr. Harold Goldmeier, 4/21/2016, 8:00 AM