The abandonment of Iranians in 2009 vis-a-vis today

A comparative analysis of poppulist uprisings in Iran. Op-ed.

The abandonment of Iranians in 2009 vis-a-vis today

Is the genocide accusation antisemitic? Yes

Or to put it another way, can one make the patently false claim that Israel is engaged in genocide and not be antisemitic? And if you are ignorant and misled and spout antisemitic tropes, are you still antisemitic? Opinion.

Is the genocide accusation antisemitic? Yes

Nation Building’s last stand in Gaza

Rafah isn’t just the last stand for Hamas, but for an entire foreign policy establishment. Op-ed.

Nation Building’s last stand in Gaza

Peace now?

International discourse must stop disproportionately criticizing every Israeli action. Palestinians are not passive victims without agency. Op-ed.

Peace now?

Raisi’s sudden death can disrupt the Supreme Leader’s succession

Removing the top leadership without fundamentally redesigning the political environment is not going to stop the surge of radicalism that bursts out of the country. Op-ed.

Raisi’s sudden death can disrupt the Supreme Leader’s succession

When silence is not golden

"American Silence has served to embolden targeted AntiSemitism violence on campuses across the United States " - Opinion.

When silence is not golden

Hamas barbarism in living color

Even impeccable Israeli "hasbara" can’t compete with Pallywood productions and comparable fake news, regardless of how blatantly mendacious. Op-ed.

Hamas barbarism in living color

"Allahu Akbar" was a campaign slogan in UK local elections

Islamic candidates won in British local elections because they are the majority. And the UK is not alone in that. Opinion.

"Allahu Akbar" was a campaign slogan in UK local elections

Norway's malevolent myopia

Shallow minded Norwegian politicians represent the myopic failure of the Accords that carry the name of their Capital. Op-ed.

Norway's malevolent myopia

Who would lead that "Palestinian state" ?

Recognizing a Palestinian state after the October 7 atrocities sends a dangerous message that sexual violence and terrorism against civilians can successfully achieve political gains. Op-ed

Who would lead that "Palestinian state" ?

Israel and Diaspora Jewry's fates are linked together

Today we see and feel the unity and resilience of mainstream Jewry together with Israel.

Israel and Diaspora Jewry's fates are linked together

Syracuse U. didn't wait for October 7th to harrass Jews

Faculty members endorsed resistance and boycotts against Israel before Oct 7 in a private college with one of the largest Jewish populations of any private university. Op-ed.

Syracuse U. didn't wait for October 7th to harrass Jews

Public apathy and the specter of continued oppression in Iran

Tragically, the future president of Iran will not be a true representative of the Iranian people, but a figure trusted by Khamenei and the IRGC—repressive, anti-America, and anti-Israel. Op-ed.

Public apathy and the specter of continued oppression in Iran

Egypt must pay a price for its sponsorship of Hamas

It has become clear that Egyptian President Abdel Fatah el-Sisi has been playing Israel for a fool. One point to ponder: Israel’s takeover of the border zone from Hamas will necessarily involve the loss of massive profits for the Organi Group and its stakeholders—Sheikh al-Organi and General el-Sisi. Op-ed.

Egypt must pay a price for its sponsorship of Hamas

Lag Ba’Omer with the “Jewish Amazons” at the Pyramids

For Rabbi Louis Rabinowitz, it would be the most remarkable Lag Ba'Omer he would ever experience, that is Lag Ba'Omer 1942.

Lag Ba’Omer with the “Jewish Amazons” at the Pyramids

Israeli 'happiness' in wartime

The strong sense of purpose and resilience in dealing with adversity allows Israel, despite the trauma of war, to maintain a decent level of life satisfaction. That does not necessarily mean emotional happiness. Opinion.

Israeli 'happiness' in wartime

Emotional coping with our war in Gaza

The shallow, polarizing, hysteria-filled social media are tragically creating/abetting social loneliness and vulnerability, lowerirng our ability to cope. The Torah way of life serves as a much-needed sanctuary.

Emotional coping with our war in Gaza

Leftists and Jihadists: strange bedfellows

Who are the winners of Gaza? The Islamist international. Well managed between jihadism and the useful idiots of the West, Opinion.

Leftists and Jihadists: strange bedfellows

What about the children of Gaza?

They are being brought up to hate, to murder. That shows no sign of changing. Op-ed.

What about the children of Gaza?

Finally, perplexed, bothered, and bewildered

At a time when Israel is being pummeled from all sides, Israeli leaders need to get their act together and speak in a single Churchillian voice. Opinion.

Finally, perplexed, bothered, and bewildered

Israel should stop being reasonable when dealing with Godzilla

With Hamas, Islamic Jihad, the ICC, rampant antisemitism and unreliable allies like the USA lurking in the foreground, Israel had better stand up and do what is best for its survival. Opinion.

Israel should stop being reasonable when dealing with Godzilla

How the Hamas pogrom galvanized Israel’s enemies

Hostility to the Jewish state goes wide and deep, apparently further than some thought before Oct. 7.

How the Hamas pogrom galvanized Israel’s enemies

The ICC’s war crimes

If permitted to proceed unpunished for its actions on the global stage, the court will gain in power and stature.

The ICC’s war crimes

Who's In charge until 'The Day After' In Gaza

Not a pleasant job, running Gaza for the forseeable future until the war is won, but them's the breaks. Op-ed.

Who's In charge until 'The Day After' In Gaza

And who's in charge 'The Day After'

If parts or all of Gaza are not controlled by Israel, and the Gazans stay put, then we are spinning our wheels, kicking the can down the road (perhaps not even that far down the road), and simply accepting that we will forever live with terror. Opinion.

And who's in charge 'The Day After'

Jews face arrest for not dying & the Butcher of Tehran is honored

On the same day the International Criminal Court sought to punish Israel for the crime of not rolling over and dying, the UN Security Council saw fit to honor one of the most evil men in the world. Op-ed.

Jews face arrest for not dying & the Butcher of Tehran is honored

In Europe, synagogues burn (again)

An Arab threw three Molotov cocktails at the synagogue in Wuppertal, Western Germany, the same one burned by the Nazis during Kristallnacht, And so it burns on. Op-ed

In Europe, synagogues burn (again)

Put yourself in Israel's place- a case of global moral hypocrisy

There is no country in the world that experiences any reality proximate to Israel's struggle for survival and security. Op-ed.

Put yourself in Israel's place- a case of global moral hypocrisy

INTO THE FRAY:

Today’s antisemitism—A perverse inversion of victim & victimizer

World opinion must be made to understand that the plight of Gazans today is the result of, not the reason for, the smoldering Judeophobic hate on their part.

Today’s antisemitism—A perverse inversion of victim & victimizer

Reform Jewish leaders have fully politicized Reform Judaism

The politicization of the Reform movement does nothing but divide the community and push people away. It is one of the reasons we see Jewish youth at anti-Israel protests. Op-ed.

Reform Jewish leaders have fully politicized Reform Judaism

A hard look at Benny Gantz's military tenure

War Cabinet member Benny Gantz's past decisions as CoS and Defense Minister have had lasting impacts on the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) and Israel’s strategic military posture. What were some of them?

A hard look at Benny Gantz's military tenure

President Joe Biden and Chauncey Gardener

The question that we should be asking ourselves is whether the free and Democratic nations of the world can survive another four years of Joe Biden. Op-ed.

President Joe Biden and Chauncey Gardener

Existential conflict: Dialectics of an Israel-Iran nuclear war

In a worst case scenario, Israel would fail to prevent a nuclear Iran, and Iran would become the first adversary to fire its nuclear weapons. Opinion.

Existential conflict: Dialectics of an Israel-Iran nuclear war

Governmental anxiety

Anxiety has become a major factor in decision making and the consequences can turn out to be irreversible. Opinion.

Governmental anxiety

Peace Now's stand on US military aid to Israel

It is a member of the Conference of Major Jewish American Organizations. What does that entail? Op-ed.

Peace Now's stand on US military aid to Israel

October 7th The last Pogrom

Why is this Pogrom different from all the other pogroms? Op-ed.

October 7th  The last Pogrom

The world has lost its damn mind

On condolences and arrest warrants. Opinion.

The world has lost its damn mind

Bitter ironies, bitter lessons, and self-hating Jews

The story of a Jew who rejected his identification with the Jewish nation. Needing to belong somewhere, he made common cause with the most vicious Jew-haters. A lesson for today. Op-ed.

Bitter ironies, bitter lessons, and self-hating Jews

How the West has been fooled again and again

The undermining of the West's will before WWII, during the Vietnam War and in Israel's war against Hamas follow a pattern. So it's not the first time. Opinion.

How the West has been fooled again and again

Smotrich vs. Gantz:

Irresponsible, bordering on criminal

Minister Bezalel Smotrich responds to Benny Gantz’s ultimatum to the Unity War Government.

Irresponsible, bordering on criminal

Raisi's demise will thrill many Iranians

However, the depth of the tragedy lies in the fact that Iranians can envision no future other than disaster for their depleted and exhausted nation. Opinion.

Raisi's demise will thrill many Iranians

UN sabotage and subterfuge on the rape of Israeli women

The disgraceful role played by the U.N. in renouncing and shunning Israeli victims of sexual violence has affected the women's movement. Opinion.

UN sabotage and subterfuge on the rape of Israeli women

The case against Israel has just collapsed

Revised civilian death figures expose the lie behind claims of ‘genocide’. A moment's thought would have exposed that right away. Opinion.

The case against Israel has just collapsed

What Jews need to understand about Gentiles

When one understands the real and corporal nature of evil in Christianity and Islam, one also understands the power and pervasiveness of antisemitism. Opinion.

What Jews need to understand about Gentiles

Analysis

If Raisi is dead: Implications for the Islamic Republic of Iran

Raisi was the prosecutor-general and had dirt on everyone—during a presidential debate, he flashed a document detailing his rival's corruption to scare him. So conspiracy theories may be right. Op-ed.

If Raisi is dead: Implications for the Islamic Republic of Iran

We need to fix this

To our leaders in the War Cabinet: Win the war. We do not want to hear about anything else. Opinion.

We need to fix this

Trump is making a big mistake debating Biden

Why should Trump share the same stage with a snake, a man who blocks the shipment of arms to our most valued ally, Israel? And what a stage it is! Opinion.

Trump is making a big mistake debating Biden

Critical friends: three different takes on Israel and Gaza

An analysis of the situation in Israel today from a very pro-Israel, non right- wing writer living in the UK. Opinion.

Critical friends: three different takes on Israel and Gaza

Why has Gallant abandoned Israel’s war goals?

Since the failed peace process began in 1993, the General Staff became a stakeholder in the success of its “partner,” the Palestinian Authority. It is the same kind of naive conception that believed Hamas was "deterred" and wants to ive a good liife. Op-ed.

Why has Gallant abandoned Israel’s war goals?

There is only one solution for Gaza...

We need a solution that provides security to Israelis and ensures that another Oct. 7th massacre never happens again.

There is only one solution for Gaza...

Geert Wilders rescues Europe from socialist Open Border disaster

Holland will opt out of the EU open border asylum system and will introduce a tougher approach to terrorism. Op-ed.

Geert Wilders rescues Europe from socialist Open Border disaster

China is on an irreversible course against Israel

Dr. Aaron Lerner wrote the second part of this article. China commited itself to an irreversible course against Israel and it is also infiltrating America, backing the student protests. The rise of the Russian-Iran-China alliance is now a reality. Op-ed

China is on an irreversible course against Israel

Gallant, go home

The Israeli defense minister’s disgraceful display was—in the words of the late baseball great Yogi Berra—“like déjà vu all over again.” And despite the protests against him, he has the gall to speak about his "plan." Opinion.

Gallant, go home

The UN’s World of the Absurd

Despite the recent UN resolution’s artificial and ineffectual symbolic and cosmetic aspects, the overall result of the exercise is nevertheless grave and unfortunate. Opinion.

The UN’s World of the Absurd

Buried facts about the Gaza war

Connect the dots: It’s America and Iran against Israel. The American appeasement of Iran has left many people mystified. They should have been paying more attention. Opinion.

Buried facts about the Gaza war

The Hebrew Language Yated owes the Israeli public an apology

Parents of soldiers rely on the fact that the IDF will inform them personally if something happens to their son, G-d forbid, and they will not hear about it first in the media. That is simple consideration but it may also be halakha.

The Hebrew Language Yated owes the Israeli public an apology




























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