Jack Engelhard

Schiff’s meltdown and Fitzgerald’s crack-up

It happens to the best, like F. Scott Fitzgerald, and to the worst, like Adam Schiff, this scoundrel whose vanity finally sunk him, but whose damage to the rest of us lives on., Monday, 11:40 AM

So this is Netanyahu's reward?

When things look too good, worry. We had barely begun to rejoice over Trump's decision on Judea and Samaria when the the Attorney General dropped a bomb on Netanyahu. , 11/26/2019, 11:50 PM

Love letters I get from Democrats

They all want my money. Is it just me they find so precious? , 11/25/2019, 6:09 AM

Indictment fever, Trump to Netanyahu

Prof. Alan Dershowitz wrote that the case against Netanyahu is spurious, so never mind the Leftist lawyerly talk. It is the same thing, with the same intention - to bring down a leader., 11/22/2019, 6:11 AM

Nikki Haley, “Iron Lady” who became Trump’s conscience

Nikki Haley is the woman who turned Trump for Israel. (And it looks like her replacement is made from the same mold.), 11/21/2019, 7:30 AM

On Judea/Samaria, Trump defies the world again

The canard claiming that Israeli communities in Judea and Samaria violate international law has been called out by Trump, who knows what it's like when everyone is out to get you., 11/19/2019, 5:57 AM

Impeaching a country

We are at war against nobody except ourselves., 11/16/2019, 7:35 PM

Why I chose David Mamet for this column

David Mamet had the genius to pen "coffee is for closers" but he also had the nerve to become a proud Jew, pro USA and Conservative to boot. They made him pay., 11/13/2019, 5:24 AM

Not the America you knew

Diversity has arrived, faster than you think. The new voters could make all the difference, and could change the country inside-out.  , 11/10/2019, 10:00 PM

We don’t mind corrupt politicians, if they’re one of us

Why Joe Biden will be Dems nominee. , 11/7/2019, 3:00 PM

How millennials differ from US to Israel

Millenials are a generation in search of a cause., 11/5/2019, 8:38 AM

Trump’s ordeal, positively Kafkaesque

The real collusion is between the Dems and the media., 11/3/2019, 3:40 PM

President Putin, in honor of Tolstoy, please let her go

Tolstoy's merciful spirit made him the most popular Russian among all Russians. Today it is your chance, your turn., 10/28/2019, 10:15 PM

Zubin Mehta – so soon?

It is really hard to imagine Israel Philharmonic concerts without Zubin Mehta's figure on the podium at the opening of the season. Love of music, Israel and the Jewish people came together in one genius., 10/27/2019, 2:39 PM

Ugly men

Matt Lauer and innocence lost., 10/24/2019, 7:12 AM

The importance of being Mark Zuckerberg

"Your account has been terminated. Failure to meet community standards.” Who decides what those standards are?, 10/22/2019, 9:50 AM

What they mean when they say Israel’s “policies”

Netanyahu’s “policies” are a pretext for antisemites., 10/18/2019, 1:50 PM

The loneliness of President Trump — and Fox News

How many Americans are getting wrong information?, 10/15/2019, 6:27 PM

The upside of Trump’s pullout

Trump has been quick to point out that these are mostly tribal wars among Muslims whether America shows up or not. Note that no American has ever been asked to fight and die for Israel., 10/13/2019, 10:11 AM

Of media hotheads and Trump’s Syria blunder

Trump has many plusses, but gets a minus on Syria. The media gets a double minus. , 10/10/2019, 5:16 PM

The Left’s campaign to trivialize our leaders and ourselves 

Imagine these people running the country…and however it goes against Trump here; it goes ditto against Netanyahu in Israel.  , 10/6/2019, 12:00 PM

This, too, shall pass

High Holy Days and a pause for the big picture., 10/2/2019, 1:25 PM

Politicians – a time to confess

We are not talking about the people in either of our two great countries. The people are fine. It is the politicians who need to grow up - and own up. , 9/29/2019, 12:00 PM

Pelosi's tantrum

They are serious, but about nothing, absolutely nothing, except to bring Trump down. They have no other policy or agenda, and they have no other gods., 9/25/2019, 10:57 PM

Lessons Israel does not need from America

An insatiable appetite for revenge against Trump and Netanyahu is no way to run either country., 9/24/2019, 11:03 AM

Since when is age discrimination okay?

While the culture forbids any derogatory reference to a person’s race, religion or gender, a person’s age gets no such sensitivity or respect. , 9/22/2019, 1:15 PM

An election where the tail wagged the dog

Ilhan Omar has every reason to rejoice, as does Rashida Tlaib (D. Michigan), as together, their team, the Arab Joint List, has managed to vote as a bloc, giving it 12-to-13 Knesset seats, A good day for the two anti-Zionist congresswomen., 9/18/2019, 10:52 PM

Pitting secular vs. religious – is that the leadership Israelis want?

In neither of my stays in Israel did I find any real hostility between secular and religious Israelis. An attempt to divide the country on those lines is not responsible leadership., 9/16/2019, 9:18 PM

Vote Trump/Bibi while you’ve got them

It’s in your hands, Israel, only days ahead, whether to keep this good thing going as long as it lasts, or toss the dice with loaded cubes. Well, half of it is up to you.  , 9/13/2019, 9:40 AM

“Our Boys” and the damage we do to ourselves

I need to give this topic another go, to explain to myself, what it was that affected me so personally, particularly here in America. , 9/10/2019, 8:55 AM

Another anti-Israel movie – from an Israeli.

The Korach Award goes to Joseph Cedar for this HBO production., 9/5/2019, 5:58 PM

You mean to tell me Jews are fighting?

A nice Jewish boy became the World Judo Champion - and the not so nice Egyptian sore loser he bested refused to shake his hand. , 9/2/2019, 1:30 PM

Eugen Gluck – a towering Jewish figure; a monumental loss

Mourning a visionary who saw modern-day Israel as the rebirth of a Biblical promise. , 8/28/2019, 8:34 AM

Meantime, the killings continue – against Israelis

The Times especially would rather this were hushed because the Times has become a racist rag. , 8/26/2019, 12:24 PM

AOC and millennial antisemitism

They don’t know the Civil War, so how can they know the Holocaust? It wasn’t in a curriculum that featured, instead, feminism, Marxism, social consciousness, and Angela Davis., 8/23/2019, 1:00 PM

Rashida Tlaib’s “grandmother” trick – nice try

The two grievance sisters were at it today at a “press conference” to air their bad vibes and if you thought you had channeled Berlin, 1933 by mistake no, this is America, 2019., 8/20/2019, 5:23 AM

Israel got it right, finally, on Tlaib and Omar

Such are the antisemitic “lawmakers” Michigan and Minnesota sent to Congress…and gift wrapped them as a “minority” and therefore untouchable. , 8/16/2019, 2:24 PM

Has the news media been reliable – ever?

For the longest time, I was fooled just like everybody else. I was young. I was in training as a journalist, and the Times was the place to learn your craft., 8/15/2019, 11:08 AM

"A terrible headache" - the Holocaust as seen by the New York Times

Rethinking The NY Times and the Holocaust. A surprising exchange between the writer and the editor of the NYTimes in 1994., 8/12/2019, 3:00 PM

Suddenly, he becomes your son

So many in Israel are like him, like Dvir, and yet Dvir can never be duplicated or replaced., 8/9/2019, 8:43 AM

That other day when America was spooked – Nov. 22, 1963

It’s perhaps worth a moment to revisit the America of the 1960s., 8/6/2019, 6:35 PM

AOC and what the heck happened to America?

AOC and how anti-Semitism is starting to roll off the tongue., 8/4/2019, 7:56 AM

What color is anti-Semitism?

Answer them back when they go off against Israel and instantly you are “racist.”, 7/30/2019, 2:00 PM

A near-perfect pitcher, Mariano Rivera, in an imperfect world

On the mound, he was tranquility in a world plunged in madness, and there is still madness and darkness if you read the papers other than for Sports., 7/28/2019, 6:43 PM

No “Me Tarzan” moment at Mueller hearings

The media was desperate for a crushing quote and the Democrats tried their best, but Mueller did not deliver the goods., 7/25/2019, 6:26 AM

Today's damsels in distress

A few days ago, they went running to Mommy to talk about the “bully” in the schoolyard – Trump. And Big TV is Big Mommy. , 7/22/2019, 7:16 AM

Same fight for survival – USA and Israel

Is this an alarmist position? Both countries have crucial, game changing elections coming up., 7/17/2019, 7:33 AM

Pay-to-slay – it’s time to take this seriously

Each man, each woman is a target so long as the Law of the Jungle persists:, 7/14/2019, 4:38 PM

US soccer women score big win…also for Trump

Americans of all kinds, and from all over, rooted for those women as if they were our daughters. , 7/10/2019, 5:20 AM

Nothing is going to help

Inviting people who bash Israel to visit and see the truth firsthand is not going to change the views of those whose minds are made up, , 7/7/2019, 7:47 AM

To be or not to be Hollywood Jewish

We know Richard, the Israelis can be such a nuisance when once in a while they’ve had enough and go about defending themselves. , 7/4/2019, 4:14 PM

The Dems and their trouble with “old people" - like Joe Biden

Joe Biden should be able to declare himself 56, or 36. What’s fair for gender ought to be fair for age., 7/2/2019, 3:31 PM

More fat cash won’t stop the PA crime family

The PA and associates have a bad habit of squandering money, perhaps, over the years, not counting what the PA leaders have in their Swiss bank accounts. Who gets the $50 billion?, 6/27/2019, 5:50 AM

America isn't great? Says who?

From the comforts of liberty, they cite all the reasons why this country has no merits. We are a lousy people, they say., 6/24/2019, 11:40 PM

AOC’s latest howler

AOC is smarter than you think. She is a tyrant in a ponytail,, 6/19/2019, 4:53 PM

CNN's Jim Acosta – Salinger he isn’t

Nobody asked for this Acosta book, which only perpetuates the obvious, that as never before, finds the news media in the business of blinding the public. , 6/17/2019, 7:24 AM

Fighting Antisemitism with one hand

The evidence shows that American Jewish voters will still go to the polls eyes wide shut., 6/14/2019, 11:02 AM