Moshe Phillips

Zionist education during a global pandemic

Zionist education during a global pandemic

For families at home, below is a playlist of easily available, high quality documentary movies that will enhance any viewer’s knowledge of Israeli history, Zionist ideals, and Middle East politics., 3/16/2020, 1:28 PM
The 'Jewish nose' myth is alive and well - in the US Holocaust Museum

The 'Jewish nose' myth is alive and well - in the US Holocaust Museum

It began in the 12th century and was a favorite of the Nazis, but a Holocaust Museum historian ascribing a hooked nose to Jews?, 3/12/2020, 1:00 PM
Remembering a one-armed Zionist hero

Remembering a one-armed Zionist hero

A timely reminder, as Trumpeldor's yahrzeit falls this Shabbat, that our country comes first., 3/6/2020, 3:59 PM
Once the Western Wall was a battleground for Jewish rights

Once the Western Wall was a battleground for Jewish rights

Only a handful of Americans made it their business to seek out the aging heroes of the Irgun and LEHI and to get to know them, their stories, and the ideas that animated their deeds, including the battle for the Wall., 2/28/2020, 12:30 AM
Olmert, why do PA police stand idly by as terrorists attack Israelis?

Olmert, why do PA police stand idly by as terrorists attack Israelis?

Abbas “opposes terrorism,” according to Ehud Olmert, yet his police forces quietly watch and do nothing as an Arab mob tries to stone, burn and shoot Israelis to death., 2/18/2020, 1:02 PM
Olmert, Abbas and pay-for-slay

Olmert, Abbas and pay-for-slay

Ehud Olmert met with Mahmoud Abbas - and said, unbelievably, that the PA leader fights terrorism. In that case, let him start by ending pay-for-slay., 2/15/2020, 10:06 PM
A crisis of confidence for some on the American Jewish Right

A crisis of confidence for some on the American Jewish Right

Which shall it be—principles or expedience?  Consistency or hypocrisy?, 2/4/2020, 1:25 PM
Israel will be less secure if the "Deal ofthe Century" is carried out

Israel will be less secure if the "Deal ofthe Century" is carried out

The tunnel aspect of the Trump team's "Deal Of The Century" proposal would critically endanger Israeli civilians.  , 1/30/2020, 7:03 AM
The 'both sides are to blame' fallacy

The 'both sides are to blame' fallacy

Contrast the Republicans’ response to an antisemite in their party to the Democrats’ response to the antisemites and Israel-bashers in their party. , 1/17/2020, 1:30 PM
The mind of a Zionist revolutionary

The mind of a Zionist revolutionary

Review: Dr. Eldad's memoirs of Israel's battle for independence titled The First Tithe (Ma'aser Rishon), first published in English in 2008. , 1/13/2020, 9:04 AM
Dr. Yisrael Eldad, spiritual hero of the LEHI movement

Dr. Yisrael Eldad, spiritual hero of the LEHI movement

it was Eldad who, in article, essay, and poem, chiseled on the walls of stone the gospel of war. And these stones pierced hearts, coursed through veins, and emboldened men to fight., 1/1/2020, 7:43 AM
For Israel: The Two-state solution or...?

For Israel: The Two-state solution or...?

The very conception that every problem has a "solution" is simply not realistic. This may be doubly true in the Middle East. Here is why, and here, despite that statement, is a proposed solution., 12/18/2019, 12:05 PM
Our Soldiers Speak has chosen the wrong speaker

Our Soldiers Speak has chosen the wrong speaker

Our Soldiers Speak represents the most moral army in the world. They should not be using someone who was willing for Israel to get "bloodied" in the Yom Kippur War, one of his many immoral statements., 12/11/2019, 8:14 PM
Over 190 rockets, over 190 reasons to say no to a Palestinian state

Over 190 rockets, over 190 reasons to say no to a Palestinian state

Does anyone remember that the Left believed Israel's one-sided disengagement from Gaza would set the precedent for expulsions from Judea and Samaria (aka West Bank)?, 11/13/2019, 7:54 AM
Another side to Henry Kissinger

Another side to Henry Kissinger

Henry Kissinger's ambivalent relationship with Jews and his pressure on the Jewish state did not prevent him from suffering humiliation on the part of President Nixon for his Jewishness. Did that have an effect on him as a negotiator?, 11/7/2019, 11:20 AM
J Street, blank checks and putting the "squeeze" on Israel

J Street, blank checks and putting the "squeeze" on Israel

The practice of "conditioning," "linking," and/or "squeezing" of Israel over US aid and support has an unfortunately long history in Washington and it is time for it to stop, once and for all., 10/29/2019, 5:10 AM
The Kurds, Trump and forgotten Jewish history

The Kurds, Trump and forgotten Jewish history

Could the stateless Kurds have helped the Allies in WWII? Why not? The Jews did., 10/22/2019, 10:15 PM
A Jewish honor for journalist who says 'Jews control the Whtie House'

A Jewish honor for journalist who says 'Jews control the Whtie House'

Somebody who has slandered Israel and the American Jewish community should not be a featured presenter at a Jewish magazine awards dinner., 10/18/2019, 1:42 PM
46 years since the Yom Kippur War: A personal look at Israel's losses

46 years since the Yom Kippur War: A personal look at Israel's losses

A moving book brings home the loss of Israel's finest young men and women in wars brought about by mindless Arab hatred., 10/8/2019, 6:05 AM
The unknown side of Kissinger: His war against Rabin

The unknown side of Kissinger: His war against Rabin

The real reason the Jewish Leadership Conference decision for Kissinger to be their featured conference speaker in November is a grave mistake., 9/13/2019, 9:29 AM
Will Netflix make a joke of Israel's most legendary spy?

Will Netflix make a joke of Israel's most legendary spy?

More than any other person, Eli Cohen, an Egyptian-born Jew, earned the Mossad its reputation as one of the best intelligence services in the world. Netflix begins a series on his life on September 6th., 9/4/2019, 10:54 AM
'Jews control White House' he wrote and got a synagogue talk invite

'Jews control White House' he wrote and got a synagogue talk invite

Thomas Friedman's attitude to the Jews reads like a medieval blood libel. Will Daniel Gordis confront Friedman with his demagogic falsehoods?, 8/30/2019, 4:30 PM
Tlaib blames the Jews for the Palestinian Arab terror attack

Tlaib blames the Jews for the Palestinian Arab terror attack

Tlaib's tweet on the terror attack that left a 17 year old dead suggested thinking of other ways to end the "occupation." No condemnation here, even if she called it tragic., 8/27/2019, 8:30 AM
They praised the killer of the senator's niece - and then...

They praised the killer of the senator's niece - and then...

Tlaib’s outrageous choice of the pro-terrorist group “Miftah” to plan and run her trip is a slap in the face of the United States Congress and deserves to be investigated by the House Ethics Committee. , 8/22/2019, 7:44 AM
Omar and Tlaib must be sure to investigate 'Auschwitz in Palestine'

Omar and Tlaib must be sure to investigate 'Auschwitz in Palestine'

The idea that there is “an Auschwitz in every city in Palestine” may puzzle some people, because every major Palestinian Arab city (and most minor ones, too) are under the exclusive rule of the PA, not Israel. , 8/6/2019, 6:44 PM
The tragic fight over a Zionist leader's resting place

The tragic fight over a Zionist leader's resting place

In Jabotinsky’s case, the controversy over his re-interment, decades later, is also a matter of significance—and offers important lessons for our own era. , 7/26/2019, 5:40 PM
Jason Greenblatt and camouflaging US pressure on Israel

Jason Greenblatt and camouflaging US pressure on Israel

Jason Greenblatt's tweet in response to my op-ed ignores the fact that all too often, Israel’s leaders have quietly surrendered to U.S. pressure—but not because they wanted to., 7/22/2019, 11:21 PM
Key aspect of Trump proposal would endanger Israel

Key aspect of Trump proposal would endanger Israel

American friends of Israel must not let this highly dangerous aspect of the proposal remain unchallenged., 7/19/2019, 7:51 AM
The forgotten American victim of terrorism

The forgotten American victim of terrorism

A State Department website rewarding those who lead to the capture of terrorists who murdered Americans does not mention Rita Levine. Why not?, 7/12/2019, 8:19 PM
Will this anti-Zionist teach your kids?

Will this anti-Zionist teach your kids?

This Ph.d. candidate even blames Israel for what he calls “the Ferguson (Missouri) Police Department’s violent response to its citizens after the killing of Michael Brown.", 6/19/2019, 12:15 AM
Burying Herman Wouk and burying his Zionism 

Burying Herman Wouk and burying his Zionism 

The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Jerusalem Post as well as wire services and other newspapers all managed to leave Zionism out of their summations of Wouk's life. Except that Zionism is what guided his life., 5/22/2019, 4:00 PM
Thinking the unthinkable: Aliya in response to shootings

Thinking the unthinkable: Aliya in response to shootings

Immigration by American Jews to Israel has never been more than a trickle and maybe it is time for a change., 5/11/2019, 11:20 PM
Places to visit in Israel in 2019 - if you really want to learn

Places to visit in Israel in 2019 - if you really want to learn

Don't give in to the Israel-bashers who want you to criticize Birthright and hear the so-called "Palestinian point of view" when you know almost nothing about the Jewish struggle to establish a state. , 1/10/2019, 10:33 PM
Jerusalem, Hevron and Menachem Begin's revenge

Jerusalem, Hevron and Menachem Begin's revenge

Menachem Begin was honored recently by the American Jewish Committee which opposed him when he was alive. What changed? , 11/28/2018, 9:28 PM
A Jabotinsky Zionist reply to Ronald Lauder

A Jabotinsky Zionist reply to Ronald Lauder

Is Israel really "tarnishing the sacred value of equality" as Lauder wrote in the New York Times? , 8/29/2018, 1:59 PM
Amy Schumer, breaking the glass, and Jerusalem

Amy Schumer, breaking the glass, and Jerusalem

An extremely high percentage of Jews break the glass because it is "traditional," yet they have no idea what the deeper meaning is., 6/12/2018, 7:51 PM
Why was Netanyahu in China for Yom Yerushalayim?

Why was Netanyahu in China for Yom Yerushalayim?

If he believes he can rip China's support away from Fatah, he is horribly mistaken., 5/10/2013, 4:00 PM
Glenn Beck's Bloomberg Salute Was Not Hitlerian

Glenn Beck's Bloomberg Salute Was Not Hitlerian

At least, says the author, check the facts before slamming someone., 5/8/2013, 3:44 PM
ADL Wrong on Islamic Attack at the Boston Marathon

ADL Wrong on Islamic Attack at the Boston Marathon

If you want to know what grassroots Jews are thinking about the international Islamic terror, Israel issues, U.S. politics and more, please don't look to the self-appointed leaders of the Jewish Establishment., 4/25/2013, 8:12 AM
Haggadah for J Street Followers

Haggadah for J Street Followers

Dayenu, J Street style: And if we deliver peace between ourselves, the Palestinians, and our Arab neighbors ... that will be enough! , 3/7/2013, 12:17 AM
Note To Kerry: Kyrzakhstan & Palestine Are Both Myths

Note To Kerry: Kyrzakhstan & Palestine Are Both Myths

And“East Jerusalem” does not actually exist. “East Jerusalem” is what the Bible means when it refers to Jerusalem. , 3/2/2013, 9:12 PM
John Kerry at State: Disaster for Israel

John Kerry at State: Disaster for Israel

John Kerry’s leadership at State will be the beginning of a new effort by the Obama Administration to pressure Israel to surrender territory to the Palestinian Authority- for starters., 1/30/2013, 2:01 PM
John Kerry at State: A Disaster for Israel

John Kerry at State: A Disaster for Israel

The view that Israel and the Palestinian Arabs equally share blame for the continuation of a decades old conflict is part and parcel of Kerry’s troubling perspective. , 12/29/2012, 11:28 PM
"Absolutely Uncertain" Video and the Jewish Media

"Absolutely Uncertain" Video and the Jewish Media

A well kept secret? Many young Jews are questioning the wisdom of voting Obama. You won't see it in the msm, but you can see it in the movie that is the subject of this article. (Link below)., 10/8/2012, 10:26 PM
Hollywood's Israel Problem & the Gentleman's Agreement

Hollywood's Israel Problem & the Gentleman's Agreement

The fascinating, unknown story of how famed Hollywood figures who followed Jabotinsky helped the Jews and the State of Israel. And, asks the writer, what is Hollywood like today vis a vis Israel? No different than Israel's president., 7/20/2012, 10:35 AM
Yitzhak Shamir: Warrior & Statesman (1915-2012)

Yitzhak Shamir: Warrior & Statesman (1915-2012)

A tribute to the late former Prime Minister, a true Zionist and heroic leader - a founding father - who passed away a week ago., 7/6/2012, 10:34 PM
Remembering a Heroine of Israel's Founding Generation

Remembering a Heroine of Israel's Founding Generation

“A woman of valor, who can find?” - says King Solomon in Proverbs 31. Shulamit Shamir was one., 8/25/2011, 5:47 PM
Friedman and Farrakhan

Friedman and Farrakhan

Anti-Semitic venue: Thomas Friedman and Louis Farrakhan, both at Howard University., 4/28/2011, 8:36 AM
J St. Rabbi Abandons Zionism

J St. Rabbi Abandons Zionism

Even leftist Zionism is too much for some of this organization's leading personalities to bear., 2/23/2011, 9:30 AM
A Tribute to Herb Zweibon

A Tribute to Herb Zweibon

INN posted an obituary for this pro-Israel giant, but readers can learn more about his accomplishments from this memorial written by a friend and fellow AFSI activist., 1/24/2011, 2:18 PM
R Emmanuel's Interim Replacement

R Emmanuel's Interim Replacement

The writer warns that Obama's interim Chief of Staff has a virulently anti-Israel mentor. , 12/21/2010, 8:10 PM
The Defeatist Pro- Israel Camp

The Defeatist Pro- Israel Camp

A response to Dr. Mordechai Kedar's writings in Viewpoint magazine, from an AFSI activist., 11/9/2010, 11:42 AM
J Street, Likud & the Professor

J Street, Likud & the Professor

No American Jewish organization has generated more headlines and controversy than J Street. , 10/4/2010, 10:00 PM
Court Jews at Clinton Wedding

Court Jews at Clinton Wedding

The rabbi who co-conducted the Clinton-Mezvinsky wedding was Rabbi James Ponet, a Reform rabbi with deep connections to some of the most radical elements of the American Jewish community. Know your rabbis., 8/26/2010, 11:24 AM
Kofi Annan's Holocaust Problem

Kofi Annan's Holocaust Problem

Is this essay by Annan an isolated incident or does he have a track record of inappropriate action in regard to preserving the history of Holocaust?, 8/15/2010, 2:31 PM
'Time' is Biased Against Israel

'Time' is Biased Against Israel

The liberal elite in the media in the U.S. and Europe never miss an opportunity to shower attention and praise on the Jewish critics of Israel. Time Magazine is no exception., 8/12/2010, 12:47 PM