Jihad bombs Israel, Europe tries it at the UN

How many resolutions has the UN passed against Iran's murdering its protesting citizens? You guessed it. Giulio Meotti, 11/20/2019, 12:02 PM

Why Israelis should care about what happens in India these days

​​​​​​​The Indian Supreme Court recently ruled that the Ram Temple, a Hindu holy site that in 1528 was taken over by Muslims, is to be legally returned to the Hindus. This ruling can serve as precedent for Muslim takeovers of Jewish holy sites. Rachel Avraham, 11/20/2019, 11:49 AM

Jews and Blacks

Can Trump save the Jewish-Black relationship?  Probably.  Cindy Grosz, 11/19/2019, 1:00 PM

Countering Obama and the UN on Judea and Samaria communities

The US State Department has concluded a year-long legal study and analysis, researching international law and consulting legal experts. It has concluded that the Reagan Administration’s policy towards Judea and Samaria is fundamentally legally sound.Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 11/19/2019, 10:59 AM

Common sense dictates that Liberman and Netanyahu cut a deal

Both sides can find a way to compromise and prevent a government backed by anti-Zionist Arab parties. Ted Belman, 11/19/2019, 10:30 AM

Thank you, President Trump

President Trump thank you for being the best friend Israel has. Ronn Torossian, 11/19/2019, 6:41 AM

On Judea/Samaria, Trump defies the world again

The canard claiming that Israeli communities in Judea and Samaria violate international law has been called out by Trump, who knows what it's like when everyone is out to get you. Jack Engelhard, 11/19/2019, 5:57 AM

Could 'deal of the century' break Israeli coalition deadlock?

An idea that might break the deadlock between Likud and Liberman. David Singer, 11/18/2019, 8:51 AM

Dutch Narco-State pays for investigation of Israeli Supreme Court 

A leading Italian expert on the mafia, Roberto Saviano, said that London and Amsterdam are the two most corrupt cities he has ever seen - not the street, but the financial system. Perhaps the Dutch should look in the mirror.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 11/18/2019, 8:19 AM

Bloomberg versus Trump

What would a Trump versus Bloomberg race for the White House in 2020 look like? Larry Gordon, 11/18/2019, 8:00 AM

The resurrection of the Blood Libel - by pseudo-scholars

The medieval blood libel still appears as part of Arab world’s vilification of Jews—and is now transmogrified, masquerading as scholarship, into slander against Israel, the Jew of nations. Has to be read to be believed.Dr. Richard L. Cravatts, 11/18/2019, 7:45 AM

Left progressive antisemitism must be a US electoral 'wedge' issue

As the Democratic primaries approach, leading candidates seem to be reinforcing their anti-Israel credentials to appease their progressive base. Antisemitism already is a 'wedge' issue - although Democrats are urging voters to ignore it. Matthew M. Hausman, J.D., 11/18/2019, 6:57 AM

Impeaching a country

We are at war against nobody except ourselves. Jack Engelhard, 11/16/2019, 7:35 PM

Erdogan: “Our God commands us to be violent to the kuffar” 

The word kuffar/kafir shows the common political treatment of Christian, Jew, Hindu, Buddhist, animist, atheist and humanist. It should be used instead of ‘unbeliever,’ a neutral term. The Koran defines the kafir and kafir is not a neutral word. Uzay Bulut, 11/16/2019, 7:30 PM

I’m an American Jewish teen and believe we need to teach self defense

The lack of Zionist leadership in America and tepid response to antisemitism is mostly because great organizations like Betar stopped operating in America.    Joe Ben Malin (pseudonym), 11/16/2019, 7:26 PM

NY's new regulations would undermine my ability to serve my students

Why is NY allowing a group of disgruntled people who left the religious fold to affect the way it looks at religious Jewish education - and to convince the state to take over a role it has no authority to usurp from parents?Rabbi Yaakov Sebbag, 11/16/2019, 7:04 PM

Another ceasefire - and another - and another

We have not defeated Islamic Jihad, we have simply taught the terrorist group a lesson. They will start launching rockets soon enough. Daniel Pinner, 11/16/2019, 6:24 PM

INTO THE FRAY - Gaza: Delaying the inevitable…again

Delaying the inevitable does not make it less inevitable—only more costly.Dr. Martin Sherman, 11/15/2019, 6:07 AM

Would I have been called a Naziphobe in the 1930s?

Who said: “Our battle with World Jewry is a question of life and death. It is a battle between two conflicting faiths, each of which can exist only on the ruins of the other.” A Nazi or an Arab leader? Diane Weber Bederman, 11/14/2019, 6:30 PM

Sanders slanders Rabin

Bernie Sanders dishonors Yitzchak Rabin by describing the Palestinian Arabs as 'crushed under a military occupation.' That occupation ended in 1995 when Rabin signed the Oslo Accords.Att'y Stephen M. Flatow, 11/14/2019, 6:02 PM

The Great Gift of the Mueller Russian-Collusion probe

Nancy Pelosi and Adam Schiff are personifications of the rot that has sickened the Democratic Party for so long. And Mueller was the last echo of the boy who cried “wolf” one time too many. We have had enough.Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 11/14/2019, 11:59 AM

If Trump is guillotined, Kavanaugh will be next in line

The United States of America is not in the midst of a constitutional crisis, it is in the midst of a French and Russian-style revolution Mark Langfan, 11/14/2019, 11:57 AM

Europe boycotts Israel, where even newborns are in shelters

In Ashkelon's Barzilai Hospital, newborns were rushed to shelters. The EU is too busy labelling Israeli products to notice. Giulio Meotti, 11/13/2019, 5:08 PM

Missile attacks and snow days

Has the Israeli public started to accept the missile and rocket threat posed by Palestinian terror organizations as a “force majeure” and simply learned to live with it? Ron Jager, 11/13/2019, 4:52 PM

Hevron: Where an elevator is not just an elevator

This Shabbat's Torah reading tells the story of Abraham's purchase of what became The Cave of the Patriarchs, the site visited by almost 1 million people each year. Not all of those who come can pray there. Sheri Oz, 11/13/2019, 1:01 PM

Over 190 rockets, over 190 reasons to say no to a Palestinian state

Does anyone remember that the Left believed Israel's one-sided disengagement from Gaza would set the precedent for expulsions from Judea and Samaria (aka West Bank)? Moshe Phillips, 11/13/2019, 7:54 AM

Why I chose David Mamet for this column

David Mamet had the genius to pen "coffee is for closers" but he also had the nerve to become a proud Jew, pro USA and Conservative to boot. They made him pay. Jack Engelhard, 11/13/2019, 5:24 AM

The culture war over Jewish values

The real 'Jewish values' are not necessarily whatever is trending and perhaps observant Jews should take back that expression before it is too late. Rafael Castro, 11/12/2019, 7:47 AM

Iran's contribution to human rights

Can you top this? The United Nations Human Rights Council commended Iran for its human rights record. Larry Shapiro, 11/12/2019, 7:29 AM

Can American billionaires cover the cost of Warren's health plan?

Do the math. Elizabeth Warren's plans, let alone AOC's, would not be covered even if every billionaire in the US was stripped of all he owns. Mark Langfan, 11/11/2019, 11:59 PM

Hatred doesn't grow on trees

The Right disliked Yitzchak Rabin for substantial reasons. That does not excuse the attempts to villify the Right at his memorials. Tzvi Fishman, 11/11/2019, 1:12 PM

How’s Congressman Ted Deutch  on Israel?

Congressman Ted Deutch is a true friend of Israel, but his words on the idea of a Palestinian Arab state in Judea and Samaria attest to a lack of knowledge on the ground.Professor Elisha Haas, 11/11/2019, 11:59 AM

Not the America you knew

Diversity has arrived, faster than you think. The new voters could make all the difference, and could change the country inside-out.  Jack Engelhard, 11/10/2019, 10:00 PM

President Obama betrayed the Kurds

Trump expunged Obama’s draconian rules of engagement, unleashed American Special Forces with sufficient power to wipe ISIS of the Iraqi-Syrian landmass and returned them from a Caliphate to a terrorist group.Dr. Aviel Sheyin-Stevens, 11/10/2019, 1:05 PM

I am the Anonymous Whistleblower

There is so much corruption in US politics. So much more and worse than candidate Donald Trump ever imagined when he campaigned on a promise to “drain the swamp.”  The corruption is so pervasive and runs so deep that perhaps it cannot be drained.  Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 11/10/2019, 1:00 PM

Going the wrong way down a one way street

Various potential ways forward in Israel's post election impasse are being postulated and any one idea seems as likely or unlikely as the next to eventuate.Dr. Ron Weiser, 11/10/2019, 12:47 PM

Change the PA textbooks used in UNRWA schools!

UNWRA's CEO has been fired due to alleged misconduct, its audit, among other problems, showed a $105 m. surplus while pleading poverty - making this is the time to effect changes, starting with its textbooks. David Bedein, 11/10/2019, 8:59 AM

Kristallnacht must never be forgotten

One may ask, how could the entire world stand by and allow such a disaster to occur?Rabbi Dr. Bernard H. Rosenberg, 11/9/2019, 8:27 PM

Rabin’s policies can help break Gantz-Netanyahu deadlock

If Gantz would only adopt Rabin's clear policy negating a Palestinian Arab state in Judea and Samaria, Israel could have a real unity government. David Singer, 11/8/2019, 3:55 PM

I am on a European-Turkish blacklist, branded an “Islamophobe” 

What a surprise it was to find my name, when reading the European Islamophobia Report funded by the EU. Seems I am considered an Islamophobe, but then Arutz Sheva must be one as well. Giulio Meotti, 11/8/2019, 3:35 PM

The Lord of the Manor and his dog

Though many Jews may be waiting for that proverbial “something” to happen, like in the Lord of the Manor story, with regard to the election stalemate, the conditions are not at all the same. Rev. Anthony Abma, 11/8/2019, 3:26 PM

INTO THE FRAY- Gaza: Gratuitous gobbledygook

The obdurate resistance of Gaza to any type of resolution has led to such overriding exasperation that it has begun to undermine the quality of the public debate on the issue.  Dr. Martin Sherman, 11/8/2019, 2:59 PM

We don’t mind corrupt politicians, if they’re one of us

Why Joe Biden will be Dems nominee. Jack Engelhard, 11/7/2019, 3:00 PM

Are German free speech radicals neo-Nazi allies?

“Never again” referring to the Holocaust and preparations for it is a popular but worn out slogan. It is happening right now in Germany.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 11/7/2019, 2:30 PM

Another side to Henry Kissinger

Henry Kissinger's ambivalent relationship with Jews and his pressure on the Jewish state did not prevent him from suffering humiliation on the part of President Nixon for his Jewishness. Did that have an effect on him as a negotiator? Moshe Phillips, 11/7/2019, 11:20 AM

Zemmour, the French Jew multiculturalists love to hate

HIs iconoclastic views are the only chance to save France, and that is why he is hated.He is feverish, passionate and intellectually violent, the most controversial, sold and discussed essayst of France. Giulio Meotti, 11/6/2019, 9:04 AM

If the US doesnt sanction S. Africa’s ruling party SA is a goner

Nowadays if the West thinks of South Africa it’s the country a black liberation party brought down to junk status. Steve Apfel, 11/6/2019, 12:21 AM

The New Israel Fund has created an anti-Israel philanthropic arm

There are Jews who want to donate to anti-Zionist organizations, but local Federations refuse to be the conduit. The NIF quickly created a solution. Ronn Torossian, 11/5/2019, 11:59 PM

How millennials differ from US to Israel

Millenials are a generation in search of a cause. Jack Engelhard, 11/5/2019, 8:38 AM

ADL's negation of Muslim Jew-hatred pandemic - sorry, it won't wash

The ADL has adopted an Orwellian, negationist gloss on its very own data which capture the global pandemic of extreme Muslim Antisemitism.Dr. Andrew G. Bostom, 11/5/2019, 7:54 AM

The Great Israeli Butter Mystery

The searchfor Israeli butter has been successful. If you want kosher butter go to China. Dr. Harold Goldmeier, 11/5/2019, 12:04 AM

 Is Lebanon heading for another civil war?

Iran has occupied Lebanon by means of Hezbollah and Syria through Assad. They intend to dominate the region. Rachel Avraham, 11/4/2019, 12:56 PM

YItzchak Rabin, Mordechai Kedar and the right to question

Kedar accused the Left of turning the assassination into a political weapon against the Right, and there is no question about that. Ariel Natan Pasko, 11/4/2019, 12:27 PM

Trump’s ordeal, positively Kafkaesque

The real collusion is between the Dems and the media. Jack Engelhard, 11/3/2019, 3:40 PM

A lesson for the West: The Berlin Wall fell but Croatia Balkanized

The breakup of the artificial state of Yugoslavia was a result of the fall of an idea, symbolized by the fall of the Berlin Wall, but Croatia and Serbia are no better off than before. It seems statehood is not always all it is described to be.Dr. Tom Sunic, 11/3/2019, 3:04 PM

The improper conducting of the Netanyahu investigation

Leaking information from an investigation is a criminal act that harms the essence of due process. So why has it not been stopped from happening throughout the Netanyahu investigations? Nachi Eyal, Legal Forum, 11/3/2019, 2:43 PM

How to survive unscathed as a European Jew

A list of instructions on how to enjoy peace of mind and quiet in a continent where old prejudices are enjoying a fresh revival. It seems that black Jewish humor is also enjoying a revival. Peter Sichrovsky, 11/1/2019, 8:26 AM