Douglas Altabef

A shot across the demographic bow

A research center has come up with a hard to believe statistic on the number of Jews in America., 10/13/2019, 9:32 AM

An Election reality check

As we go to the polls to vote, with emotions that might include confusion, revenge, and ambivalence, let us recall a Gallup poll taken in wartime Britain - a poll that has nothing to do with elections., 9/16/2019, 8:01 AM

A Zionist’s perspective on “The Three Weeks”

To believe that marking the days is no longer necessary because we are back in ourland bespeaks a profound lack of historical awareness, and ignorance of both the big picture, and ironically, the very context of today's events. , 7/23/2019, 9:25 PM

Is it really the end of democracy in Israel?

Cries about the impending 'death of democracy' in Israel generally reflect fears of incursions on previously unchallenged or unquestioned hegemonic power., 7/17/2019, 11:44 AM

Confessions of a "Nazi Dog"

Being called a 'Nazi Dog' by the likes of Professor Amiram Goldblum, armored as he is with tenure and a non-reciprocal freedom of expression, is a kind of red badge of courage., 6/12/2019, 1:44 PM

Western aversion to Israel is really self-hatred

In the US today, “white people” are being shamed into feeling that somehow they, and all their forebears, are directly responsible for the persecution of whoever makes it onto the accepted list of the “oppressed.” Israel does not relate to that., 5/26/2019, 12:06 AM

Academic freedom for me but not for thee

The Israeli public should know how their tax dollars are being spent, especially when they are supporting academics who, in the name of their radical ideologies, are happy to put the country at risk, 5/15/2019, 1:06 PM

Friends don’t let friends offer a self-destructive “Deal”

With all gratitude to President Trump, the “Deal of the Century” is dangerous to both Israel and the US., 4/2/2019, 1:38 AM

What happened to Israel’s sovereignty at its borders?

EU and most Western European countries are eager to see a Palestinian state come into existence, regardless of the security implications that would entail for Israel, 3/11/2019, 12:17 PM

Defending Israel’s sovereignty is consensus Zionism, not fascism

Im Tirtzu, Israel’s largest grassroots Zionist organization, wants to hear from the various parties as to where they stand on the fundamental Zionist issues., 2/6/2019, 7:14 AM

Hiding in plain sight

The continuity of the Jewish people is my proof of G-d's existence., 9/21/2018, 2:06 PM

The Progressive attack on Israel

Progressivism gave us hate speech, safe spaces, white privilege and Intersectionality., 4/29/2018, 11:26 PM

Disliking Netanyahu should not mean supporting B’Tselem

Bibi might not be your cup of tea, but don’t drink poison trying to prove it., 4/10/2018, 12:02 AM

An immigrant to Israel's perspective on Bibi’s woes

As an Anglo, I think I can judge the prime minister objectively and effectively., 3/5/2018, 1:13 PM

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!, 2/11/2018, 7:16 AM

The Israeli left has discovered a new cause

The prospect of Africans returning to Africa strikes Left-wing critics of Israeli policy as inhumane and cruel. , 2/1/2018, 10:01 PM

An open letter to the President of the United States

Im Tirtzu Chairman: You have done the Palestinians a favor by requiring them to focus on the reality that they are not a mirror image of Israel., 12/8/2017, 9:02 AM

A tale of two anti-Semitisms

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

Let’s lay off the "fascism" word in Israeli politics

The hysterical rhetoric we are constantly forced to hear is a sing of political immaturity., 5/24/2016, 3:25 PM

Incorporate the Golan into Israel now

Why are we dithering about this?, 4/19/2016, 12:50 PM

Taking responsibility

, 2/3/2016, 10:00 AM

Even we didn't imagine it would be this bad

One is hard put to digest the recent exposure and admission of leftist amoral and treasonous behavior., 1/18/2016, 5:33 AM

Déjà vu all over again: Osirak and the Im Tirtzu video

The reactions to Osirak and the Im Tirtzu video have much in common. Human nature stays the same., 12/31/2015, 10:18 PM

Why Im Tirtzu launched its campaign

European governments and the NIF spend huge amounts of money to delegitimize the elected government of Israel and its army. , 12/20/2015, 9:24 PM

President Rivlin: what were you thinking?

A big tent is fine, as long as it isn't self-destructive., 12/18/2015, 12:28 AM

The wages of labeling

Stop providing Europe with anti-terror intelligence., 12/3/2015, 6:57 PM

Call it what it is: Arab terror is racism

Why are we not calling the question, pointing the finger and speaking the truth that dares us to speak its name? , 11/12/2015, 10:26 AM

Fighting a Losing Battle on the Temple Mount

Why are Israelis treating themselves like "dhimmis" on the holiest site for Jews?, 9/21/2015, 2:36 PM

We Need a Gas Deal NOW!

No time to waste. This is how Israel can avoid vassal status., 9/9/2015, 1:30 PM

Toward a Zionist Social Action Agenda

"Social action" is not just about the price of cottage cheese: Zionist NGOs must mobilize to protect Israel's Jewish and Zionist character., 5/25/2015, 2:06 PM

The Treatment of Ethiopians is a Stain on Zionism

For a Zionist, one who believes that the return of Jews to our Homeland is a divinely inspired and holy act, the plight of the Ethiopians is not a source of guilt, but a source of shame., 5/7/2015, 5:44 PM

A Post-Election Letter to our American Brethren

Israelis aren't perfect, and politics is a messy business - but Israel is not America's 51st state., 3/22/2015, 3:20 PM

Israeli Zionists: Come Out And Vote!

Of all the ways to fight for Israel, voting is by far the easiest - yet sadly many Israelis fail to do so. To secure our country's future, it is imperative to take to Zionist Israelis take to the ballot box on March 17., 3/5/2015, 11:40 AM

French Ideals and French Reality

It is time we began speaking truth to reality in the land of "Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité"., 1/13/2015, 3:25 PM

Restoring Justice and Sanity on the Temple Mount

In the last meeting of the Executive Board of LIBAH, the Temple Mount Intiative, Yehudah Glick commented on the probability of bloodshed due to Arab incitement against Jews. No one imagined that 5 hours later it would be his blood that was spilt. , 10/30/2014, 6:59 PM

Time to make Lemonade out of Lemons

This is the moment to rectify long simmering injustices., 8/29/2014, 7:29 AM

Grading us on a Curve: It Started with Mother Rachel

It's all about context., 8/10/2014, 7:28 AM

Price Tag Hypocrisy

Have we perhaps lost some perspective here?, 5/13/2014, 2:13 AM

The Will to Wait

Surely a People who has patiently waited for thousands of years for their ultimate redemption, can wait for peace. , 7/21/2013, 12:29 AM