The Trump way could succeed

Now that Trump is negotiating, what they fear is not that he will fail like they did. They fear that he will succeed.Dr. Aviel Sheyin-Stevens, Yesterday, 10:43 PM

The real Jewish identity

The decline of American Jewish political support for Israel among ethnic Jews is a symptom of a problem that cannot be rectified by concessions in the religious sphere – Kotel, conversions, institutional support, etc.Rabbi Steven Pruzansky, Yesterday, 3:53 PM

Anti-Israel churches have a new favorite Jew

This week, CMEP is holding a conference, at a church in Washington DC, to train women how to harass Israel.Att'y Stephen M. Flatow, Yesterday, 8:09 AM

Trump vs DeBlasio: Who will win the NYC Public Schools Hamas battle

Leaders demand meeting with DeVos in DC, Gillibrand now MIA, but not in 2014 when she co-sponsored an anti-Hamas bill. Why are they all silent? Cindy Grosz, Yesterday, 7:17 AM

Both Democrats and Republicans say she may be the 1st female president

She has trength of character, a clear sense of right and wrong, is a force that seems able to cut across party lines - people are beginning to talk about Haley running for president. Jeff Dunetz, Wednesday, 11:53 PM

A visit to the Holocaust Museum

A visit to the brilliantly planned US Holocaust Memorial Museum is a powerful experrience, but does it belong in the US capital? Abraham Glazer, Wednesday, 11:51 PM

The Three-State Solution

Given Gaza’s sharp deterioration over the past 25 years – under the PA’s rule (1994-2007) and then under Hamas’ – it is time to consider a new paradigm for resolving the Strip’s endemic predicament.Maj. Gen. (res.) Gershon Hacohen, Wednesday, 9:58 AM

Immigrant girl, radical woman: An early 20th century memoir

Jews are unshackling themselves in “the Golden Medina” from Old World practices, illiteracy, and pogroms. Matilda Rabinowitz is enthralled and her ambition now is dedicated to fighting for the soul of America. Dr. Harold Goldmeier, Tuesday, 7:47 PM

The cynical use of kids to break our hearts and our borders

The infiltrators are clever. Hamas how to use kids as protective shields better than anyone, but they come a close second. Jack Engelhard, Tuesday, 6:08 PM

An open letter to Hamas

We know how much you hate us, Hamas, but strips of paper torn from children's notebooks to decorate terror kites show how much you are willing to lose to keep on hating. Alyse Lichtenfeld, Tuesday, 5:56 PM

Prince William, Jerusalem is not 'occupied Palestinian territory'

Prince William's coming visit has lost much of its lustre now that we see that he is following in the footsteps of his predecessors and the pro-Arab British government that blocked Jewish entry into Israel while the Holocaust raged. Ezequiel Doiny, Tuesday, 12:50 PM

PLO rejects Trump lifeline on negotiating with Israel

Chief PA negotiator Erekat seems to think he can wish Trump and Greenblatt away by accusing them of not being objective brokers. Meanwhile, he has advanced nothing in decades. It is time he was replaced. David Singer, Monday, 1:14 PM

UCLA students file criminal complaints against anti-Israel disruptors

Jewish students threatened by disruptors filed complaints where UCLA officials feared to tread, although they had pledged they would - it's all about justice for all. Edwin Black, Monday, 8:37 AM

Firing insubordinate subordinate Comey is not obstruction of justice

Comey, like Trump's other critics, thinks he is an idiot. It is amazing watching their constant attacks on him.  They never got elected President.  They never even got elected as dog catcher.  How many denuclearizations have CNN anchors negotiated?Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, Monday, 8:20 AM

Turkey: Election time again

On June 24, Turkey will hold its sixth presidential election in four years. The Turks will choose what is practically one-man rule based on Islamist politics or a regime returning to the separation of legislative, executive, and judicial powers. Burak Bekdil, Monday, 8:05 AM

The answer to Hamas terror kites - not proportional, but exponential!

If the Mossad can make off with a half-ton of top secret Iranian nuclear documents, it can plant major explosives in areas filled with Hamas kite flyers and set them off when the time is ripe. Gerald A. Honigman, Sunday, 8:30 AM

How a Dutch Jewish broadcaster deals with Jewish issues

Manfred Gerstenfeld interviews broadcaster Alfred Edelstein, who found out he was Jewish at the age of 18. Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , Saturday, 10:33 PM

Why non-Jews must protect Israel

Israel lives under a warm sun, just right for happy days of peace, but instead remains in an eternal state of vigilance due to threats to its very existence. Giulio Meotti, Saturday, 10:22 PM

The ultimate way to see Jerusalem with your kids

Book Review: Coming to Jerusalem with your family? Instead of finding yourself reminding them to listen, nudging them to look and feeling more frustrated by the minute, use this experiential guide book and enjoy the trip. Rochel Sylvetsky, Friday, 1:54 PM

INTO THE FRAY: The IDF & Gaza: Soldiers or sociologists?

Has the IDF brass forgotten that they are soldiers, charged with providing military solutions to physical threats to the nation’s security; not sociologists, tasked with diagnosing the societal ailments of its enemies? Dr. Martin Sherman, Friday, 1:16 PM

Europe must pay for its appeasement of Iran

Northern European leaders are the spineless leaders of pampered populations hostile to Israel. Israel must approach them with that in mind. Rafael Castro, Friday, 12:17 PM

Assyrians, Jews and Israel

Assyrians have inhabited the Middle East since the beginning of recorded history. Both secular and Christian Assyrians, unlike the Kurds, are steadfast in their pro-Jewish and pro-Israel views, James Hasso, 6/14/2018, 9:46 PM

Brooklyn High School in Jewish community honors Hamas

What if students wanted to honor the terrorists who murdered Taylor Force, a young American who was stabbed in a terrorist attack in Jaffa in 2016? Cindy Grosz, 6/14/2018, 9:29 PM

Between Kim and Qom: Iran and North Korea

The Trump-Kim summit raises more questions than it has yet been able to answer. And the Iranians await those answers with bated breath because a very short rope connects Tehran to North Korea.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 6/14/2018, 12:18 PM

Resisting Robert De Niro

In the blare of that moment up there on stage, De Niro vomited the entire platform of the Democratic Party. Jack Engelhard, 6/14/2018, 11:31 AM

Organizing a 70,000 strong pro-Israel rally in India

Lessons to share from organizing a 70,000 strong pro-Israel rally by the Samhati Hindu in India to destroy the "Infrastructure of Hate" against Israel. Devdutta Maj, 6/14/2018, 6:00 AM

There will be blood

Thank G-d for Israel is a weekly column. This week: When it is okay to lose it. David Ben Horin, 6/13/2018, 12:35 PM

When Putin drops hints, the West should listen

Putin is hinting at a Syrian Euphrates partition - and beyond. This is a positive plan that the USA should join. Mark Langfan, 6/13/2018, 11:04 AM

What happened to the Conservative Movement?

What caused the decline of a movement that once was seen by many as a force, for good and for bad, in American Jewish society? Rabbi Berel Wein, 6/13/2018, 10:30 AM

Israel: The never-ending Dreyfus affair, part II

Israel can put an end to the modern version of the Dreyfus affair, once and for all. Stephen Schecter, 6/12/2018, 9:28 PM

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. Moshe Phillips, 6/12/2018, 7:51 PM

Yeshacide: The Yesha Council's egregious error at Netiv Ha'avot

The Council of Judea and Samaria (Yesha Council) should have approached today's unnecessary destruction of Jewish homes at Nativ Ha'avot in a way that involved the country. David Bedein, 6/12/2018, 8:44 AM

Trump meets Kim: The world is safer, but Is Trump?

Trump's wins are impressive, but why the rush? Is it because the left's hatred is so insane? Because t’s no secret what they’re thinking? Jack Engelhard, 6/12/2018, 7:31 AM

Berlin 2018: Hezbollah flag in, Kippah out

Hezbollah supporters march undisturbed in Europe's cities. Giulio Meotti, 6/11/2018, 9:25 PM

Israel, the never-ending Dreyfus Affair, Part I

Dreyfus was never formally acquitted. His pardon was used to close the affair and put an end to the passions that tore apart France at the time. Stephen Schecter, 6/11/2018, 2:55 PM

Ismail makes the sale, or: It's good to be an Israeli Arab

Thank G-d for Israel is a weekly series. This week: Why Arab Israelis can say so too. David Ben Horin, 6/11/2018, 2:51 PM

But he was mostly unarmed

Nobody ever gets to ask journalists about their choice of language. Att'y Stephen M. Flatow, 6/11/2018, 2:47 PM

Temple Micah of Washington D.C.: Don't give Israel boycotters a forum

Temple Micah of Washington, D.C. is no different from Neturei Karta in anti-Israel activity if it hosts the pro-boycott New Israel Fund. The NIF has no place in a Jewish house of worship. Ronn Torossian, 6/11/2018, 5:48 AM

Media banality. Will they ever get the message?

The banality of today's media is beyond belief. They just don't get it. Jack Engelhard, 6/10/2018, 3:35 PM

How to defeat Hamas without firing a shot

The people who organize and participate in current riots on the Gaza fences, are UNRWA employees. David Bedein, 6/10/2018, 3:29 PM

Not a smart move

For Satmar to display this level of animus and ridicule on a public stage and in front of the world media is detrimental to Jews and the cause of Am Yisrael everywhere, and there is no way around that reality. Larry Gordon, 6/10/2018, 2:24 PM

INTO THE FRAY: Gaza—The “humanitarian” hoax

The privation in Gaza is not the cause of the enmity towards the Jewish state. Quite the opposite! It is the enmity towards the Jewish state that is the cause of the privation in Gaza.  Dr. Martin Sherman, 6/9/2018, 10:16 PM

Criminal aspects of anti-Israel disruptions on campus

All assaults, disruption, and violence should be reported to the proper authorities or law enforcement through an official complaint to give them the right - and spur them on - to investigate. Edwin Black, 6/8/2018, 6:32 PM

Western European attitudes to Jews: Report on a major study

Against the background of diminishing religious identity, it is interesting to analyze what remains of Christian hostility toward Jews in Western Europe - and that of the general population.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 6/8/2018, 3:45 PM

Armenia and Israel: The road to better relations

Jews and Armenians have a lot in common in their grievances caused by historic persecution and genocides. However, two main impediments prevent a closer relationship. James Hasso, 6/8/2018, 1:52 PM

American Italians don't tell Italy what to do

Why is it that American Jews feel they have the right to interfere in Israeli policies? Tzvi Lev, 6/8/2018, 12:35 PM

1 billion Muslims matter more than 17 million Jews

Do the math and you will understand why the friendly game was cancelled. Giulio Meotti, 6/7/2018, 8:45 PM

Mired in delusions

Still trying to achieve impossible unity and swayed by Islamic interpretations of reality, the Arab world has made little progress since 1967.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 6/7/2018, 8:35 PM

So, ​Kim, Assad’s coming to NK?!? You boys enjoy!, But let’s talk …

A visit by Mr. Assad to North Korea would mark the first time that Mr. Kim has welcomed a head of state in his country. However, it would hardly be the first time that Syria and North Korea have embraced and collaborated. Dr. Ted Gover, 6/7/2018, 7:07 AM

Jewish writers and their failed connection to Israel

They can be described as "Jews without Israel." A yearning for Zion is almost completely absent from American Jewish writers who came of age in the 1940s, 50s and 60s. How come? Jack Engelhard, 6/7/2018, 6:33 AM

Beyond the great divide, a trip inside the Palestinian areas

Until the first Intifada, there was daily interaction between hundreds of thousands of Israelis and Palestinians. In Israeli towns, in Arab towns, in markets, at work etc. David Collier, 6/7/2018, 2:57 AM

Palestine- failing the test of history

After a quarter–century, all the Palestinians have managed to establish is a corrupt kleptocracy under Fatah and a tyrannical theocracy under Hamas.Dr. Martin Sherman, 6/6/2018, 7:40 PM

The month in which Tefillin held the spotlight

Do universities hire math professors who can't add? The professor of multi-culturalism who could not stand to see tefillin seems to be comparable.Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 6/5/2018, 11:59 PM

Death by Art Failure

It is not only in the UK that foolish Jews mourned the killed Hamas terrorists, but also in Israel, in the government funded Bezalel School of Art. Dov Trachtman, 6/5/2018, 10:26 PM

The Six Day War - Naksa?

Naksa? What Naksa? Daniel Pinner, 6/5/2018, 10:12 PM

From the Hebrew Press: Israel's Hasbara does the job

The Gaza conflagration may not be over, but Israel can already chalk up one clear victory: Its hasbara (pr efforts) led even Europe's leaders to issue one-sided condemnations of Hamas. Nitsan Keidar, 6/5/2018, 12:11 AM

Saying Kaddish for Hamas

The forefathers of these Parliament Square exhibitionists might say Kaddish for the Nazis. Barry Shaw, 6/4/2018, 7:58 PM