Israel's new Defense Minister: Perception as deterrenceLiberman's appointment may bring the Palestinian Arabs closer to facing reality.
The bigotry of low expectationsAll 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.
The Trump phenomenonMiddle Americans are trying to bring back what once was America. Cruz and Rubio, take note.
Where is the famed IDF out-of-the-box thinking?Adaptability, not efficiency, must become our principal competency for the IDF. While it is important to learn from the past, it is even more imperative to avoid the trap of preparing to face the challenges of the past.
Think for yourself, Ambassador ShapiroShapiro has crossed the red lines.
Palestinian Arabs are willing executionersMaybe it's not the Jewish houses or the so-called “occupation” that are at issue here. Maybe it's the Jews. Maybe it's their Palestinian Arab murderers and their primal hatred of Jews.
Unlearning the Oslo rules of appeasementThe new IDF rules of engagement are appropriate for the current terror wave. Oslo is a delusion of the past.
Netanyahu should be vindicated, not villified during this terror waveThe prime minister shows commendable statesmanship in his responses to the threats against Israel.
The National Resiliency Syndrome - not the way to fight terrorLeaders can be proud of a resilient population, but that has no bearing on their responsibility to keep people safe.
John Kerry's fantasy worldThe current wave of terror isn’t about "settlements", borders, or a desire for a two-state solution.
The Beginning of the End of the Palestinian AuthorityIt's just another failed Arab state.
Danny Lewin H'yd: The very first victim of 9/11He tried to battle the hijackers. In memoriam.
Israel Means Never Having to Say You’re Sorry.We need to explain to the world that the people behind the BDS boycotts of Israel are the same people who are slaughtering Christians and they should be made to apologize for their actions, not us.
The Ethiopian Jewish Community in IsraelGreat strides have been made by Israel to integrate Ethiopian Jewry.
The Juxtaposition of Memorial and Independence Day in IsraelYom Hazikaron, Yom Haatzmaut are back to back, and Yom Hashoah is only a few days earlier.
It Worked for Netanyahu, It Can Work for the GOPThe landslide victory by Netanyahu is very much the response of the “silent majority” who are no longer willing to go along with the lies, the arrogance, and lack of accountability and taking of responsibility.
Israel's Elections: Win-Win Scenario Won't HappenThe time is not ripe for change, no matter what the pollsters declare or what the press reports. And center-left parties and their leaders are simply unable to withstand political pressure when push comes to shove and simply back down.
Review of the Purimspiel at the White HouseThe story of Purim is a good analogy, but treating it as a charade by young people.
Obsessed with JewsA common thread unifying the desire for the total destruction of Jews is shared by Islamic terror and Nazism
Netanyahu-Hunting Season has Officially OpenedObama has reinforced the belief that he is a neophyte in world affairs by firing the opening shot against Israel's Prime Minister.
Why Arabs Are so Easily OffendedWe have let them set the tone and call the shots.
The End of the Dependence on Arab OIlThe oil rich countries' ability to blackmail is ending.
When Jihad Johnny "Comes Marching Home Again"There is mayhem in store, not the "hearty welcome" of the famous Civil War song.
Elections: Why the Left Vilifies NetanyahuThe left's constant carping and criticism of the past few years and the sordid attempt to close down the pro-Netanyahu newspaper, have now turned into a veritable barrage of unleashed hatred. Why?
Responding to Darkness with LightResponse to terrorism is on two levels, one for perpetrators and another encouraging those who support the state.
The Arabs Will Lose Jerusalem TooNothing the Jews do will change the undying self-destructive hatred of the Palestinian Arabs.
The Elephant in the SanctuaryCan you imagine a holier mission for our legion of Rabbis than injecting a love of Zion into their congregants - irrespective of each one's political orientation.
Jerusalem Arabs: In-House Agents of Anti-Israel AgendaThe Jewish nation-state is illegitimate in the eyes of the main camp within East Jerusalem’s Arabs, whether or not a Palestinian Arab state is established alongside Israel.
One Big Step Backward for MankindIsrael's right to self defense is supported, as long as Israel doesn't act on it.
Hamas Violence: The Bigotry of Low ExpectationsThis absence of Western moral judgment of the Arab world, including Hamas, can only be explained by the acceptance of a lower standard of behavior for that population.
Security Checkposts Save LivesSecurity Checkpoints prevent terror and save lives, but the number of security checkpoints in the Central Command went down from 40 in July 2008 to just 12 in October 2012.
'Price Tag' PsychologyRevenge is not part of Jewish culture and the Arab world, where it is accepted, knows that.
The Changing of the Guards at Celebrate Israel ParadeAs a result of significant demographic changes in recent years, World Jewry is in the process of a changing of the guards.
The Neophyte PresidentWe must reject and condemn the performers, funders and investors who say they won't perform, fund or invest in Israel. We must expose them for what they are and call them delegitimizers and anti-Semites.
Breathing, Eating and Sleeping IsraelIsrael gives Jews what no other nation on earth can give them, a sense of belonging, an extended national family irrespective of where they live and work.
It's All in the FamilyThe political discourse with Kerry is voiced, heated, and personal. Why?
Sharon's Strategic Trade-Offs, Then and NowSharon's legacy is the acceptance of the idea of strategic trade-offs made under US pressure.
The Significance of the Quenelle GestureThe ‘Qeunelle’ gesture is nothing more than a Nazi salute in disguise.
S. Africa Should Take a Long, Hard Look in the MirrorBefore boycotting Israel on trumped up charges, South Africa should start realizing that they are on the slippery road to disaster.
Iran Deal:Open Season on Jews Who Oppose Tom FriedmanIsrael’s opposition to President Obama’s policy of pursuing a deal with Iran infuriates Friedman.
Lowering the Iron Curtain on the Middle EastDue to Obama’s bumbling and zigzagging, America has lost the Middle East.
Europe's Anti-Semitism, America's AssimilationThe writer draws conclusions from the juxtaposition of both anti-Semitism and assimilation.
A Sabbath MurderWe are not only dealing with the attempt to murder Jews here.
Responding to Trauma in IsraelRon Jager's opeds appear frequently on Arutz Sheva. This is his retraction of incorrect information that appeared in one of his articles.
The Oasis of Middle East Calm and CooperationPrimal Islamic rage has erupted all over the Middle East. Every day another report exposes the barbaric behavior of our neighbors, while in Judea and Samaria, cooperation grows.
NY Federation has Its Own Boycott of Judea and SamariaIf New York Federation-funded agencies can so blatantly boycott children who have lost their parents and siblings to terror, why should we be so surprised when the Europeans adopt a similar policy of boycotting Jews?
Gush Katif Must Never Happen AgainTisha B'Av is a time to learn the lessons of the past. And the Gush Katif debacle took place at this time of the year.
Obama's LegacyOnly Secretary of State Kerry could outdo President Obama in being at the wrong place at the wrong time. And there can be repercussions.
Held to a Higher StandardPerhaps there is a left-handed compliment here.
Annexation: Should Israel Make Her Move Now?Among other factors, there is an unprecedented level of cooperation between members of the two nations in daily life, evident in shopping malls, in hospitals and in any taxi, restaurant and factory. It's not perfect, but it is a success.
Watching America's BackThe recent visit by Secretary of State Kerry has re-ignited obsolete policies and proven worthless expectations that preceded the new/old Cold War era that has returned to the Middle East.
When All Else Fails, Lean on IsraelThe world is full of "experts" who spend their time going from one interview to another. Maybe they should spend some time catching up on the news and then suggest another type of unilateralism.
The Moral Burden of Living with TerrorObama and much of the political and media elites in particular are in denial when it comes to understanding Islamists.
The World's Sophisticated Hypocrisy MechanismThe world seems to have begun saying that there is something fundamentally illegitimate about Israelis, Israeli institutions and the State of Israel in its entirety.
The Depths of Jew HatredDedicated to the memory of Evyatar Borovsky, may G-d avenge his blood. May his wife and young children find solace in his and their love of Eretz Yisrael.