Save the Pollards

Pollard stated that he needed help from Prime Minister Netanyahu so that he can be allowed by the US Parole Board to take care of his seriously ill wife. Tzvi Fishman, 8/27/2019, 4:59 PM

Tlaib blames the Jews for the Palestinian Arab terror attack

Tlaib's tweet on the terror attack that left a 17 year old dead suggested thinking of other ways to end the "occupation." No condemnation here, even if she called it tragic. Moshe Phillips, 8/27/2019, 8:30 AM

Racism and discrimination in the Middle East - against whom?

Reflections upon returning today from a visit to israel with my children. Ronn Torossian, 8/27/2019, 8:21 AM

Meantime, the killings continue – against Israelis

The Times especially would rather this were hushed because the Times has become a racist rag. Jack Engelhard, 8/26/2019, 12:24 PM

For the sake of truth

We go into the malls in Israel, to hospitals, restaurants, health clubs and swimming pools, and all these places are packed with Arabs, and no one says a word.  Could you ever imagine taking your family to a Ramallah swimming pool?Rabbi Harvey and Vivian Weil, 8/26/2019, 12:12 PM

Wanted for murder: Mahmoud Abbas

As these words are being written, the Palestinian Authority "Prisoner Affairs Department" meets to process the fees for the people who stabbed Dvir Sorek to death.  David Bedein, 8/26/2019, 12:09 PM

Is Israel's democracy in danger because it banned Omar and Tlaib?

Tlaib and Omar flirt with the worst anti-Semitic tropes since they were elected. But that is seen as no scandal among the people who like to be liked. Giulio Meotti, 8/25/2019, 11:33 AM

Listen to a Palestinian leader

He is in Hamas prison now for telling the truth about Hamas in Gaza. Barry Shaw, 8/25/2019, 11:28 AM

The Jewish contribution to the Allied Cause: World War I and WW II

In sharp contrast to the Arabs, the Jewish community of Palestine actively supported the Allied cause in both World War I and World War II. Dr. Alex Grobman, 8/25/2019, 11:02 AM

The unlikeliest Absorption Center: Disability care and inclusion

A soft landing in Israel for volunteers at ALEH - a mitzvah that also helps the doer. Noam Mirvis, 8/25/2019, 10:18 AM

Democrats backing Jew and Israel-haters play into Trump’s hands

The Democrats should have been standing four-square behind Israel’s decision to exclude Ilhan/Tlaib. The Democrats’ response to Israel’s decision – however - has been appalling. David Singer, 8/25/2019, 8:59 AM

The myth of Jewish influence in the Democrat Party

Why were we never invited to any meetings of the International Zionist Conspiracy?Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 8/23/2019, 2:00 PM

AOC and millennial antisemitism

They don’t know the Civil War, so how can they know the Holocaust? It wasn’t in a curriculum that featured, instead, feminism, Marxism, social consciousness, and Angela Davis. Jack Engelhard, 8/23/2019, 1:00 PM

Ken’s Thought of the Week: Did the EU Learn Anything from World War 2?

Today, the EU is making catastrophic errors in judgment that may well lead to World War 3 – and it has zero excuses for doing so. Kenneth S. Abramowitz, 8/23/2019, 12:32 PM

Censuring Israel: Common sense on life support

What unmitigated hypocrites. All of them. All except the Zionist Organization of America, the National Council of Young Israel, Coalition forJewish Values,  Americans for a Safe Israel (AFSI), and the Republican Jewish Coalition. Meir Jolovitz, 8/23/2019, 10:59 AM

Hebron 1929, Tlaib-Omar 2019, a Jew-hating, Jihadist-Marxist alliance 

Nine decades after the 1929 Hebron jihad carnage of Jews, celebrated then by the Soviet Communist movement , he annihilationist Jew-hatred of the Jihadist/Green-Marxist/Red alliance lives on, embodied now by Tlaib and Omar. Dr. Andrew G. Bostom, 8/23/2019, 7:39 AM

Intellectual terrorism

A culture of shutting down the debate through intimidation, bullying and personal attacks has overtaken most of general society and much of the Jewish media.Rabbi Avraham Gordimer, 8/22/2019, 7:56 AM

Who’s funding illegal PA settlements in Area C—Nearly 10,000 cases

What makes the Palestinian settlements “illegal” is the thin wisp of Oslo that remains. The rest is dust. Edwin Black, 8/22/2019, 7:50 AM

They praised the killer of the senator's niece - and then...

Tlaib’s outrageous choice of the pro-terrorist group “Miftah” to plan and run her trip is a slap in the face of the United States Congress and deserves to be investigated by the House Ethics Committee. Moshe Phillips, 8/22/2019, 7:44 AM

INTO THE FRAY: The Omar-Tlaib affair: Tough questions for AIPAC

Notwithstanding AIPAC’s discomfort over the Omar-Tlaib case, there is more than a hint of hypocrisy in its joining the general assault on Israel.Dr. Martin Sherman, 8/22/2019, 7:37 AM

'Our Boys' vs. 'Their Boys'

An experienced Hollywood screenwriter and film director in Israel shows how the directing and producing of the "Our Boys" series purposefully created a blatantly prejudiced anti-Israel movie. Tzvi Fishman, 8/21/2019, 12:00 PM

Are the polls on the mark?

Liberman will probably lose mandates due to many factors. He is seen as untrustworthy as he swings from side to side, signing an overflow vote agreement with left of center Blue and White. He also is betting on an ageing population of Russians. Leonie Ben-Simon, 8/20/2019, 7:12 PM

Who says that crime does not pay?

Murdering Jews is the highest paying job in the Palestinian Authority. No wonder there is no shortage of applicants, especially since the perpetrators identify with the goal. David Bedein, 8/20/2019, 2:49 PM

Exposing physical and intellectual terrorism to awaken the oblivious

The risks to free society are too high to remain timid or silent and let evil prevail.Dr. Shmuel Katz, 8/20/2019, 12:59 PM

Lies, lies and more lies: The Omar/Tlaib press conference

Refuting and debunking antisemitic, Israelophobic Congress members Ilhan Omar’s and Rashida Tlaib’s egregious lies in their August 19th press conference. Morton A. Klein, ZOA President, 8/20/2019, 5:59 AM

Rashida Tlaib’s “grandmother” trick – nice try

The two grievance sisters were at it today at a “press conference” to air their bad vibes and if you thought you had channeled Berlin, 1933 by mistake no, this is America, 2019. Jack Engelhard, 8/20/2019, 5:23 AM

Research on PA women's rights violations that does not blame Israel

Is this going to be a new trend in academic research in the Palestinian Authority? Don't count on it. Sheri Oz, 8/19/2019, 2:41 PM

Europe's transmission of culture is shattered

Christians, horrifyingly, are being slaughtered by Muslims in parts of the world, but they are also being eradicated in Europe. Giulio Meotti, 8/19/2019, 2:27 PM

The “Great Arab Revolt” failed to materialize

War of Words--Setting the record straight on the Arab propaganda war because the unending war between the Palestinian Arabs and Israeli Jews is fought on a number of levels. One on the military front; another in the propaganda arena. Dr. Alex Grobman, 8/19/2019, 1:59 PM

When Israel banned Jew-haters Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib

Every country with even a rudimentary level of self-respect bars from her borders those non-citizens who publicly despise her and further seek to destroy her. America does. Britain does.Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 8/19/2019, 6:50 AM

Anti-Trump teacher discrimination n the USA

Trump can win the war on discrimination against Jews in education by calling it out as he did with Baltimore. Cindy Grosz, 8/19/2019, 6:02 AM

Arab and Jewish contributions to WWII efforts in perspective

12,000 Palestinian Arabs and 30,000 Palestinian Jews volunteered for the British Army.Dr. Alex Grobman, 8/18/2019, 10:15 AM

Israel got it right, finally, on Tlaib and Omar

Such are the antisemitic “lawmakers” Michigan and Minnesota sent to Congress…and gift wrapped them as a “minority” and therefore untouchable. Jack Engelhard, 8/16/2019, 2:24 PM

Who's funding illegal Palestinian settlements in Area C? (Part I)

The current rapid illegal build-up is funded by hundreds of millions of euros annually, funneled by the European Union and individual European nations into scores of building and infrastructure projects. Edwin Black, 8/16/2019, 10:12 AM

Enlisting Arabs for the Nazi Cause

The mufti urged the Arabs to “Kill the Jews wherever you find them. This pleases God, history and religion."Dr. Alex Grobman, 8/16/2019, 10:02 AM

Prepare for doing business with Israelis

A review of the book ISRAELI BUSINESS CULTURE, Building Effective Business Relationships with Israelis, by Osnat Lautman.Dr. Harold Goldmeier, 8/15/2019, 8:59 PM

Myths and Facts: Palestine is a geographical area, not a nationality

Historically, before the Arabs fabricated the concept of Palestinian peoplehood as an exclusively Arab phenomenon, no such group existed. They were known as Arabs of Palestine, a geographical area. Eli E. Hertz, 8/15/2019, 11:59 AM

Has the news media been reliable – ever?

For the longest time, I was fooled just like everybody else. I was young. I was in training as a journalist, and the Times was the place to learn your craft. Jack Engelhard, 8/15/2019, 11:08 AM

The Mufti’s meeting with Hitler in Berlin

The Oriental Service station featured antisemitic propaganda cleverly mixed with Arab music and passages from the Koran, all supervised by the mufti.Dr. Alex Grobman, 8/15/2019, 9:00 AM

Ehud Barak, symbol of leftist hollowness

Barak's tenure as prime minister was fraught with failures, but putting down the Arab citizens' short-lived rebellion was not one of them. So why is he apologizing for it? Giulio Meotti, 8/14/2019, 9:02 PM

Taking the UK University College Union to court for antisemitism

Interview with Ronnie Fraser, Director of the Academic Friends of Israel, who brought a claim against the UK University College Union for antisemitism that was a precursor of what is now rampant in the Labour Party. What was the verdict?Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 8/14/2019, 6:45 PM

Justice for Dvir

Just what is Israeli justice for the despicable vermin who murdered Dvir? Isaac Kohn, 8/14/2019, 4:27 PM

Jordan takes on Trump, Israel and United Nations 

The religious site of High Priest Aaron's burial is located in Jordan and Jews should have access to it, as in the Peace Treaty signed by Israel and Jordan. David Singer, 8/13/2019, 10:00 PM

Outrageous covers at a Saudi book fair

Blatant antisemitism and anti-Zionism on display at the Riyadh International Book Fair. The face of a moderate Arab state?Prof. Daniel Pipes, 8/13/2019, 6:06 PM

We have more power than we realize to keep our children's schools safe

The Teach Coalition – an advocacy arm of the Orthodox Union – is dedicated to achieving maximum American government funding to ensure the safety, strength and affordability of Jewish days schools. You, too, need to speak up. Maury Litwack, 8/13/2019, 2:32 PM

Should we have laughed at this joke about New York Jews?

The audience laughed, and I doubt anyone considered whether the exchange was anti-Semitic. Hannah Lebovits, 8/13/2019, 12:59 PM

"A terrible headache" - the Holocaust as seen by the New York Times

Rethinking The NY Times and the Holocaust. A surprising exchange between the writer and the editor of the NYTimes in 1994. Jack Engelhard, 8/12/2019, 3:00 PM

Africa’s black emperors

This is the government that downgrades it’s embassy in disgust for Israel. Steve Apfel, 8/12/2019, 11:25 AM

Where fools rush in: Predicting the Israeli elections

There was an expensive pre-election in April. Hard numbers resulted. Not theories. Not polls. Not surveys. Not predictions. Not guesses. Hard numbers.Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 8/12/2019, 10:34 AM

Dollars for Trump

With the presidential election campaign beginning to hit its stride come autumn, it might be time for the Orthodox Jewish community to put its money where its mouth is, as they say, and support Mr. Trump’s reelection campaign financially. Larry Gordon, 8/12/2019, 10:30 AM

The shootings are not Trump’s fault, but that of progressive nihilism

Working class Americans have had everything worthwhile taken away from them - and have been given consumerism and pure liberalism instead. Giulio Meotti, 8/12/2019, 8:29 AM

An appeal to moderate Arabs on Tisha Be Av

You already have sovereignty over Islam's holiest site in Mecca, please stop the illegal occupation of Judaism's holiest site. Ezequiel Doiny, 8/11/2019, 3:17 PM

The most calamitous Jewish day

The Ninth Day of Av (August 10, 2019): Guide for the Perplexed  Amb. (ret.) Yoram Ettinger , 8/10/2019, 10:51 PM

Is the Fast of the 9th of Av still relevant?

Why, if we have liberated Jerusalem and it is a thriving city, do we still fast on the 9th of Av and mourn its destruction? And when did it occur?Rabbi Dr. Raymond Apple, 8/10/2019, 10:45 PM

Tisha B’Av – What is a Christian’s Response?

Christians with anti-Semitic thoughts and ways need to repent. And act.Rev. Anthony Abma, 8/9/2019, 5:59 PM

ID Number 84803

Rabbi J.B. Soloveitchik stressed that the Holocaust should be remembered on Tisha B'Av. A letter to Ela Goldberg, ID Number 84803. Prof. Itzhak D. Goldberg, MD FACR, 8/9/2019, 11:59 AM

Suddenly, he becomes your son

So many in Israel are like him, like Dvir, and yet Dvir can never be duplicated or replaced. Jack Engelhard, 8/9/2019, 8:43 AM