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Denial, bewilderment, and the American Dream

The problem with both kinds of Jew hatred is that they have become socially acceptable. Jews are having a hard time reallizing this. Op-ed.

Denial, bewilderment, and the American Dream

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

What starts with the Jews, never ends with the Jews

The current struggle on the campuses and streets is a preview for everyone, Jews as well as non-Jews. It’s never really been about the Jews or Israel. Opinion.

What starts with the Jews, never ends with the Jews

Defeating Iran, without firing a bullet

In the same manner that Iran manipulates proxies to attack Israel, Iran can let its proxies pay the price for Iran’s decision to attack Israel. Opinion.

Defeating Iran, without firing a bullet

Iran’s strategic blunder

The Iranian attack on the State of Israel has been a complete offensive operational failure and exposed Iran as a “paper tiger”, severely weakening her ambitions to be recognized as a regional superpower in the Middle East. Op-ed.

Iran’s strategic blunder

Unwilling to be offended

Any attempt to demand accountability as opposed to a “cherry picking” presentation of facts that accuses Israel of committing genocide, apartheid, and ethnic-cleansing is met with counter claims of Islamophobia and a Muslim right not to be offended. Op-ed.

Unwilling to be offended

The Egyptian elephant in the room

Egypt has amassed a substantial offensive military capability in recent years that can no longer be ignored by Israel. And Egypt bears heavy responsibility for October 7.

The Egyptian elephant in the room

Israel’s ultimate scapegoat

While Netanyahu is not perfect, nor does he claim to be blameless, that is a far cry from the Bibi-bashing syndrome that affects the leftist media and the former IDF leadership who want their own failures buried while burying him. Opinion.

Israel’s ultimate scapegoat

Harvard and Hamas: a “bigotry of low expectations”

Empowering students at Harvard to defend the actions of Hamas despite irrefutable forensic evidence of the atrocities they dd shows that Gay and faculty members of Harvard have no moral expectations of their student body. Op-ed.

Harvard and Hamas: a “bigotry of low expectations”

The annotated Palestinian Arab narrative

Every Arab murder spree makes their state less of a possibility. But they don't really want one anyway, they just want to kill Jews.Op-ed.

The annotated Palestinian Arab narrative

The Islamic Domino Effect

Support for Hamas will plant the seeds of the Islamic threat to American society from within, creating a Domino effect. Op-ed.

The Islamic Domino Effect

The day the music died for Progressive Jewry

The past three weeks have shown Jews that progressive affiliation has nothing to do with differentiating between good and evil.Opinion.

The day the music died for Progressive Jewry

What starts with the Jews never ends with the Jews

The connection between the Palestinian Arabs and the Nazi regime in Germany runs deep. Opinion.

What starts with the Jews never ends with the Jews

Israel's response must ensure that what was will no longer be

There is no backing down, the whole Muslim world is watching to see how we respond. Opinion.

Israel's response must ensure that what was will no longer be

The Palestinian Arab “Olive tree Litmus test”

Olive trees play a dominant role in Palestinian Arab society and culture and are a constant near any Palestinian Arab home. Op-ed.

The Palestinian Arab “Olive tree Litmus test”

Israel’s pilots have made themselves obsolete

A small vocal group of reserve and retired pilots created a situation that questions the role of IDF pilots. There are other options.Op-ed.

Israel’s pilots have made themselves obsolete

Thank you for your service

Who are the leaders willing to justify military insubordination, weaken Israel’s deterrence, and bring the Israeli government down? Op-ed.

Thank you for your service

Oedipal rage against “Bibi” and what he represents

The origins of anti-Bibi hatred can only be explained within the realm of Freudian psychoanalytic thinking.. Op-ed..

Oedipal rage against “Bibi” and what he represents

American Jewish comedians are trivializing antisemitism

Jewish humor will not deter, persuade, or diminish the ever growing Jew hatred that is sweeping the streets of Main St in America. Op-ed.

American Jewish comedians are trivializing antisemitism

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The Gun Debate has reached Israel

Deterrence is the main mindset behind the idea of having more guns out there on Israeli streets, but there are other consequences. Op-ed.

The Gun Debate has reached Israel

The phenomenon of Israel’s Black Hebrew Community

In contrast to American's Black Hebrews, the Israeli community has built a non-Jewish society that is loyal to the Jewish State. Op-ed.

The phenomenon of Israel’s Black Hebrew Community

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“Carrying the burden”, a personal perspective

In the IDF, carrying the burden means risking your life to defend others no matter what their views or what government is in charge. Op-ed.

“Carrying the burden”, a personal perspective

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Some are more equal than others

All men are created equal, said the Founding Fathers, but...

Some are more equal than others

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Israel’s current judicial tyranny perpetuates “White Privilege”

The protest against judicial reform is supported by Israel's media yet their goal is not democracy but the power of the ruling elite.Op-ed.

Israel’s current judicial tyranny perpetuates “White Privilege”

The Holocaust, and the flat earth society

Why, wrote the YU student, single out Holocaust denial as a crime? Why is that worse than the people who insist the world is flat? Op-ed.

The Holocaust, and the flat earth society

Applying the “Broken Windows” doctrine to fight Anti-Semitism

The theory, defined in 1982 by social scientists, used broken windows as a metaphor for disorder within neighborhoods. Op-ed.

Applying the “Broken Windows” doctrine to fight Anti-Semitism

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Negotiate a Ukrainian-Russian accord based on the Egyptian Model

Netanyahu has the ability to help the sides reach an accord and also keep 10 million Ukrainians from freezing to death this winter. Op-ed.

Negotiate a Ukrainian-Russian accord based on the Egyptian Model

Life in the “Jewish Twilight Zone”

The phrase “Jewish Twilight Zone” signifies that threats to Jewish life simultaneously represent a warning signal to society at large.Op-ed.

Life in the “Jewish Twilight Zone”

Denial as a way of life for American Jews

“Keep out of the subways, keep off Manhattan streets, be sure the guards at Shul are armed, and lets wait till it blows over”.Sure. Op-ed.

Denial as a way of life for American Jews

Making Israel Great Again

Enough of progressive Israeli and anti-Zionist Arab parties supported by a biased progressive media and a politicized judicial system.Op-ed.

Making Israel Great Again

Yair Lapid’s “fight vs flight” dilemma

Contradictory revelations on the IDF service of alternate PM Lapid give the feeling that he has been less than honest with the public.Op-ed.

Yair Lapid’s “fight vs flight” dilemma

The Progressive agenda is unsustainable

Before we find ourselves freezing in the winter and raising children in dysfunctional schools, let our voices be heard. Op-ed.

The Progressive agenda is unsustainable

Dissonance as a way of life

School boards see parents as a nuisance as they demand the right to mold children’s minds while = ignoring the wishes of the parents.Op-ed,

Dissonance as a way of life

Yair Lapid's obsessive hatred of Mizrachim

Israeli media made Lapid into Teflon despite his racist remarks about Mizrachim, leading him on to further fiascos. Putin is one. Op-ed.

Yair Lapid's obsessive hatred of Mizrachim

A knock on the door; memories from Israel’s first Lebanon War

Israel's families dread that knock on the door. The story of a family at whose door the IDF knocked twice in 48 hours.Op-ed.

A knock on the door; memories from Israel’s first Lebanon War

Naftali Bennett, a new chapter in Tuchman's “March of Folly”

To comprehend the level of distrust that the Israeli public harbors against Bennett, two examples suffice. It did not have to happen.Op-ed.

Naftali Bennett, a new chapter in Tuchman's “March of Folly”

Rebranding the Israeli Narrative

​​​​​​​Factual refutability of Palestinian Arab libels is totally ineffective because propaganda is about imbuing emotions not facts.Op-ed.

Rebranding the Israeli Narrative

"Redemptive antisemitism" aims to rid the world of Jews

We are seeing the rebirth of Nazi "redemptive anti-Semitism” where all the world's problems are solved by exterminating the Jews. Op-ed.

"Redemptive antisemitism"  aims to rid  the world of Jews

The problem with expressing empathy for the Ukraine

The Ukrainian people played a willing and major role in the destruction of European Jewry before, during, and after the Holocaust. Op-ed.

The problem with expressing empathy for the Ukraine

“The End of History“?

Putin seems to have missed reading Fukuyana's false progressive bestseller and read Machiavelli’s “The Prince.” instead. Op-ed.

“The End of History“?

Rebranding the Holocaust as just another historical event

Every Jew must look inside themselves and consider: Hitler tried to exterminate my people and the world stood by in silence Do I? Op-ed..

Rebranding the Holocaust as just another historical event

Transforming Israel into just another failing Arab state

The Islamic Brotherhood's Israeli version Ra’am has created political and judicial havoc as it did in orher failed Arab nations. Op-ed.

Transforming Israel into just another failing Arab state

Dr. Strangelove or how I stopped worrying about Covid-19

The American public seems to have turned a deaf ear to recognized authorities on Covid-19, whether political, medical, or scientific. Op-ed.

Dr. Strangelove or how I stopped worrying about Covid-19

The “Soup Nazi” Syndrome

When we trivialize the Holocaust and use it as a source of humorous allusions, we trivialize attacking Jews as a by product. Opinion.

The “Soup Nazi” Syndrome

Israel’s government's denial of "Jewish privilege"

The ideas taking root in the coalition and motivating its agenda are a denial of the founding principles of the State of Israel. Op-ed.

Israel’s government's denial of "Jewish privilege"

Danny Lewin H'yd: The very first victim of 9/11

His impact on people was so strong that, even today, battle-hardened CEOs and IDF sharpshooters get choked up when talking about him. Op-ed.

Danny Lewin H'yd: The very first victim of 9/11

“Let them eat cake” vs the sanctity of life

The sanctity of life was at the forefront of our value system and made Israel different from her neighbors. Till now. Op-ed.

“Let them eat cake” vs the sanctity of life

The “End of history” according to Foreign Minister Yair Lapid

The "End of history" idea that all nations would adopt liberal democracy seems to have been largely overlooked by today Jew-haters. Op-ed.

The “End of history” according to Foreign Minister Yair Lapid

Diminishing our capability to distinguish and differentiate

Progressives blur the distinction between criminals and victim, police officers and offenders, innocents and street criminals.Op-ed

Diminishing our capability to distinguish and differentiate

The price of always holding Jews to a higher standard

On June 19, 1953, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg became the only Americans ever sentenced to death in peace time for espionage. Op-ed.

The price of always holding Jews to a higher standard

The rebirth of “Redemptive Anti-Semitism”

We are seeing Nazi "redemptive anti-Semitism” where all problems are solved by exterminating and purifying humanity of the Jews. Op-ed.

The rebirth of “Redemptive Anti-Semitism”

Co-existence 2.0, what was will no longer be

In the past years 'coexistence' was a hot commodity, highly popular among liberal, progressive NGO’s and donors. It was a chimera. Op-ed..

Co-existence 2.0, what was will no longer be

The Palestinian Arabs will lose Jerusalem too

The Palestinian Arabs will eventually lose all Arab rights in Jerusalem just as they lost lands in the previous wars they instigated. Op-ed.

The Palestinian Arabs will lose Jerusalem too

Holocaust Remembrance Day is back-to-back with Independence Day

We are unable to escape the modern day interconnectedness between Yom Hashoah, Yom Hazikaron, and Yom Haatzmaut. Op-ed.

Holocaust Remembrance Day is back-to-back with Independence Day

Will the Exodus story be the next victim of cancel culture?

Cancel culture's historical homicide has rendered the Exodus obsolete because in its eyes, Jews are innately privileged whites. Op-ed.

Will the Exodus story be the next victim of cancel culture?

The lowest common denominator and the Democratic Party

Democracy makes it possible that someone who is led rather than leads lands at the top, what seems to be today's US political reality.Op-ed.

The lowest common denominator and the Democratic Party

Life as we knew it, B.C.E. (Before the Corona Era)

Media told of "peaceful protests' that set fire to courthouses, looted and shot at random, but demonized Capitol violence. Op-ed.

Life as we knew it, B.C.E. (Before the Corona Era)

Corona and “the end of history “

Fukuyama's influential essay 'The End of History' announced the triumph of worldwide liberal democracy, but China did not read it. Op-ed.

Corona and “the end of history “

The public's COVID crisis: Whom to believe

There is a creepy worship of pseudo-science - abstruse "studies" and treating interpretations of theoretical numbers as fact.Opinion.

The public's COVID crisis: Whom to believe

'Chauncey Gardener' and the Biden candidacy

If you look right, speak in the right platitudes and have powerful friends, you can find the media ignores your obvious mental decline.Op-ed

'Chauncey Gardener' and the Biden candidacy