Dovid Efune, Dir. Algemeiner Journal

What do Glenn Beck and Obama Have in Common?

How about trying to onnect with the message of Jews to humankind 'through you will all the families of the earth be blessed'". , 5/3/2012, 1:04 PM

"Information Age" Lessons from Passover

The opportunities that are at Jewish fingertips at present are unprecedented in history, especially in the arena of publishing and information proliferation., 4/11/2012, 11:05 AM

False Advertising: The Daily Beast and Open Zion

The Open Zion blog is neither open nor Zionist, but Newsweek seems to think so., 4/2/2012, 8:59 AM

#Terror Trending - A Call to Young Jews to Fight Back

Freedom-loving Twitter activists could counter the pro-terrorist tweet and email attacks., 3/25/2012, 11:38 PM

Obama, Bibi, Iran: The Compounded Risk Equation

For Israel, dealing with Iran is fraught with risk and doubt at every turn, and kowtowing to Obama in any shape or form would significantly compound that risk. , 3/9/2012, 10:26 AM

Jews Should Support Catholics in Contraception Battle

What is at stake here is our collective tolerance for governmental forays into the realm of religious practice, Contraception, brit mila, shechita are selected examples. , 2/27/2012, 7:55 AM

The Peril of Precedent, Israel and the Peace Talks

Does Israel actually have a 'red line?'" Meaning, is there anything that the Arabs could do, that would prompt Israel to demand that the situation be remedied before agreeing to, or calling for, a return to discussions?, 2/6/2012, 10:12 AM

Time to Arm the Rebbe's Army: Black Frocks Need Glocks

What can be done to minimize the risk that many of the dedicated Chabad rabbis face? , 1/27/2012, 9:18 AM

In Presidential Politics Iran Must Be Center Stage

The only method that may actually have some impact on Iran right now is a unified bad cop, bad cop message. , 1/24/2012, 1:25 PM

Ron Paul and the Social Contract

Would a Ron Paul presidency really spell disaster for the Jewish State? and what about the rest of the world?, 1/17/2012, 8:09 AM

Hamas and Fatah: Two Sides of the Same Coin

Do not confuse a change in strategy with a change in ideology. , 1/2/2012, 12:45 PM

An Orthodox Bus for Hillary Clinton

This American writer, in contrast to his Sec'y of State, does not find separation of the sexes on buses upsetting. He has an idea., 12/25/2011, 2:07 PM

Which Republican Candidate Is Best for Israel?

Many politicians with divergent views on sticky Israeli issues have attempted to redefine what it means to be pro-Israel by formulating their own definitions on what is in Israel’s best interests. Here is an assessment from worst to best., 11/29/2011, 7:09 AM

Live by the Media, Die by the Media

Whereas in the past, media tools were only available to a select few, today everybody has access to them. The media as a barometer for the Arab Spring., 11/16/2011, 6:28 AM

Future Jewish Leadership: Journalist vs. Politician

A young prominent Israeli activist drew a diagram of Israeli society for me, a triangle divided into three parts. "On the bottom," he explained, "are the people, in the middle are the politicians, and on the top are the journalists." , 11/4/2011, 3:22 PM

The Ultimate New Year Greeting

Did even an act as horrific as the Fogel family murder change anybody’s life so significantly as to fuel a movement whose goals where designed to forever prevent its repetition?, 10/2/2011, 1:12 AM

Suicide Diplomacy

Abbas is a suicide diplomat, he doesn't care what he takes with him, as long as Israel is one of the victims. , 9/25/2011, 11:30 AM

The Real Case Against PA Statehood UDI

There is a strong case to be made, that the notion of another Arab State on Israel’s doorstep has no moral or historic justification, and never was and never will be in Israel’s interest., 9/19/2011, 12:04 AM

Top 10 Non-Jews Positively Influencing Jewish Future

Some of the entries on this list may not be to your liking. This expresses the writer's opinion only. Let us know what you think., 9/5/2011, 8:07 AM

Steve Jobs and the Virtue of Failure

Politics can’t compete with collective common sense. Israeli polls show that people understand what failed in the past and don't want it repeated. , 9/2/2011, 11:08 AM

Hollywood and Israel

in the Hollywood mind, Israel’s movie came to an end in the early eighties and now its collective chronicle has become mundane. The latest Palestinian Arab release is more compelling. Who cares if it flies in the face of moral conventions?, 8/30/2011, 8:21 AM

Glenn Beck and the Jewish Leadership Vacuum

Beck said his mission in Israel is to convey three distinct messages, the first to Christians, ‘don’t try and convert the Jews,’ the second, to remember past atrocities against the Jewish people, and third, that all must stand with Israel., 8/24/2011, 10:35 AM

British Riots, Iran and the Hapless Media

Think of the press as a great keyboard on which the government can play, said Goebbels. Iran has played like a virtuoso. , 8/12/2011, 10:07 AM

The War to End All Middle East Wars

Instead of chasing Iranian tentacles as they emerge around the globe, wouldn’t the most effective strategy be to slay Medusa? , 7/22/2011, 9:51 AM

Jews Fight Too: Of Jews and War

The British view of anti-Semitism is that an anti-Semite is someone who hates the Jews more than absolutely necessary. Dovid answers one of them here., 7/10/2011, 11:42 AM

Delta, What Company You Keep!

Airlines, like the rest of us, are judged by the company they keep. A look at the Delta - Saudi Arabia connection., 6/30/2011, 3:04 PM

Not Another Jewish Dime to Yale

Arab donors are tough customers, who wield significant and growing influence in American institutions of higher learning, through consistently being uncompromising in their expectations., 6/17/2011, 4:25 PM

How Obama Divided the Jews

Israelis are less prepared than American Jews to allow others, however well-intentioned, to raise the stakes on their future., 6/3/2011, 3:57 AM

An Open Letter to Tony Kushner

Kushner, you may be getting the award at CUNY, but that is just another triumph of brawn and threats over reason., 5/12/2011, 2:04 PM

Declare a Second Jewish State

If Israel can suggest a man made PA island off the Gaza shores to bypass Hamas, why shouldn't this be considered as well?, 3/29/2011, 10:42 PM

Editor Slams TIME's Karl Vick

There is something wrong with TIME Magazine’s Jerusalem Bureau Chief Karl Vick. , 1/21/2011, 10:05 AM

Senseless in Seattle

History has shown that it is the passivity of good men that allows for the triumph of evil. StandWithUs seems to have read the writer's mind., 12/23/2010, 4:11 PM

Keep Your Eye on Michael Gove

Michael Gove, UK Secretary of State for Education in the UK, a man of integrity, is not as yet world known, but perhaps it is time for him to shine., 11/26/2010, 2:35 PM

Boiler Room Peace

Another peace process? How many times must they fail at the same endeavors before considering that there may be some fundamental inadequacies with their boiler room policies? (sent to INN by the author), 8/31/2010, 7:26 PM