INTO THE FRAY: Imbecilic, Iniquitous, Inimical…

INTO THE FRAY: Imbecilic, Iniquitous, Inimical…

By its unflagging support of the establishment of a homophobic, misogynistic Muslim-majority tyranny (a.k.a. a Palestinian state), America’s allegedly “progressive” Jewry reveals that it is, in fact, profoundly regressive. Dr. Martin Sherman, 4/17/2020, 2:30 PM
What happened in Wuhan?  The single most important question

What happened in Wuhan? The single most important question

Was it the creation of a virology lab, mutation in a bat or a combination? Will we ever know? Giulio Meotti, 4/16/2020, 2:52 PM
Israel's Government - important developments

Israel's Government - important developments

It is complicated, but the description below explains what is happening in the seemingly endless efforts to form a government in Israel. Frank Mecklenburg, 4/16/2020, 8:18 AM
Reading the obits

Reading the obits

Reading the obits taught me gratitude, daily: I was still alive. It also helped me honor those who’d contributed to humanity and were now gone.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 4/16/2020, 8:08 AM
PLO continues to denigrate Trump peace plan and ignore elections

PLO continues to denigrate Trump peace plan and ignore elections

The PLO rejected Trump’s plan on the day it was published – 28 January 2020 – even though it provided for the creation of a second Arab State in former Palestine – in addition to Jordan – for the first time in recorded history. David Singer, 4/16/2020, 7:50 AM
Fellow Writers — free up your books. I did

Fellow Writers — free up your books. I did

I put up two of my books for free, on Kindle, for one day, to anyone suffering from cabin-fever…which these days means everybody. Jack Engelhard, 4/16/2020, 7:11 AM
Look what Pharaoh and Moses have become in the Passover drama

Look what Pharaoh and Moses have become in the Passover drama

A tweak in the tale makes Israel into Pharaoh and Moses a human rights activist for the Palestinian Arabs, and all in the name of that handy tikkun olam. Steve Apfel, 4/14/2020, 2:07 PM
The pandemic poses a mortal threat to Western civilization

The pandemic poses a mortal threat to Western civilization

The virus was a great return to reality. Will we get the message or will we be its victim, and not just physically. Giulio Meotti, 4/14/2020, 1:36 PM
Pesach 1963: The struggle to free Soviet Jewry

Pesach 1963: The struggle to free Soviet Jewry

Matzo had a special role in ancient Egypt as the Israelites departed and in the USSR during the Soviet Jewish struggle for freedom. Larry Domnitch, 4/14/2020, 5:50 AM
Researching Jewish Pimps at the Berlin Center for Antisemitism

Researching Jewish Pimps at the Berlin Center for Antisemitism

The Berlin Center for Antisemitism seems to think there is no current antisemitism or that the problem is solved, so it is advertising a project titled "Jewish Pimps, Prostitutes and Campaignes 1875-1940." An April Fools' Joke? Sadly not.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 4/14/2020, 12:31 AM
Should Israel give in and risk its future?

Should Israel give in and risk its future?

Understanding the story of the on-going struggle for a real peace in the Holy Land mandates learning the legal issues involved.Dr. Shmuel Katz, 4/13/2020, 10:39 PM
Corona Crisis: Coping with the loss of sources of sustenance

Corona Crisis: Coping with the loss of sources of sustenance

Dr. Cohen's newest Torah and Sociology article for Arutz Sheva focuses on the Covid-19 pandemic.Dr. Chaim Charles Cohen, 4/13/2020, 11:01 AM
Pesach 1943: The importance of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising

Pesach 1943: The importance of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising

The brave but doomed Jewish revolt against the Nazis began on Passover Eve.Dr. Alex Grobman, 4/13/2020, 12:01 AM
Covid-19, China and Henry Kissinger

Covid-19, China and Henry Kissinger

He is ready to gamble that his "pragmatic" solution is the correct one and he furthermore demands that we all gamble along with him -- no matter the stakes.  Moshe Phillips, 4/12/2020, 6:10 PM
Masters of deceit

Masters of deceit

Why you cannot trust the news media. Jack Engelhard, 4/12/2020, 5:56 PM
Borrowing Christian figures to advance an anti-Israel cause

Borrowing Christian figures to advance an anti-Israel cause

Come Easter and Christmas, the PLO perennially borrows Jesus “as one of its own.” Meanwhile, swathes of the Arab world are a burial site for Christian martyrs.   Steve Apfel, 4/11/2020, 10:11 PM
Quarantine and Dick Dawkins delusions

Quarantine and Dick Dawkins delusions

In isolation, the writer, an ER physician, narrates the complex chain of events that preceded his return to Israel and contemplates the hubris of the scientific world with the humbleness of those who see the Divine dimension of reality.Rabbi Dr. Aryeh Hirsch, 4/11/2020, 9:32 PM
Political correctness meets the pathogen: The Spanish disaster

Political correctness meets the pathogen: The Spanish disaster

Spain saw what was happening in Italy, but refused to cancel mass Women's Day events. Giulio Meotti, 4/11/2020, 9:15 PM
“Restoring Jewish sovereignty” is not “West Bank annexation”

“Restoring Jewish sovereignty” is not “West Bank annexation”

The Jewish media is letting the Jewish People down at this critical moment in Jewish History. In seeking to underplay the Netanyahu-Gantz divide, the Jewish media is giving ammunition to our enemies to use “West Bank annexation” at every opportunity. David Singer, 4/10/2020, 12:00 PM
The legacy of a Marxist failure and corona - Dr. WHO?

The legacy of a Marxist failure and corona - Dr. WHO?

hat we should know have known about the head of the World Health Organization, but didn’t. We are paying for it now. Barry Shaw, 4/9/2020, 11:01 PM
Passover Guide for the Perplexed 2020

Passover Guide for the Perplexed 2020

Facts and insights on the holiday of freedom which begins tonight. Chag Sameach, best wishes for a happy and healthy holiday from Arutz Sheva!Amb. (ret.) Yoram Ettinger , 4/8/2020, 1:15 PM
Ode to all the women who make our homes Pesachdik

Ode to all the women who make our homes Pesachdik

I suddenly learned this week what women go through to make a kosher-for-passover home! Yikes!  This is hard work! Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 4/8/2020, 1:02 PM
Coping with loss: The article I never wanted to write

Coping with loss: The article I never wanted to write

Grief is experienced by each person in their own individual way. This is the reason it isn't fair to judge oneself for grieving in a particular way or to compare one's personal grieving experience to another's.  Avi Tenenbaum, 4/8/2020, 10:11 AM
An opportunity to free ourselves from bondage

An opportunity to free ourselves from bondage

In these days of isolation, we have an opportunity to break free from the enslavement restricting us. It seemed that modernity had rid us of epidemics, but now it turns out that precisely advancement, globalization, and economies are under threat.Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 4/8/2020, 7:32 AM
Passover during a plague

Passover during a plague

This plague is like 9/11 every day, day after day.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 4/8/2020, 1:07 AM
From Hebrew press: 'Enlightened' pogrom against Israel's haredim

From Hebrew press: 'Enlightened' pogrom against Israel's haredim

The criticism leveled at haredi society is not entirely unfounded, but vilifying them in a period when we need national solidarity shows total lack of understanding of their community. Dr. Yehuda Yifrach, 4/7/2020, 9:43 AM
From where does the strength come?

From where does the strength come?

How two dedicated people made dreams they never dared to dream come true. Inspiration for all of us in the pandemic-caused isolation we never imagined in our wildest dreams. Rochel Sylvetsky, 4/6/2020, 10:30 PM
Hosting at a distance

Hosting at a distance

Helping a group whose members are alone at home during the coronavirus social distancing period - and an idea that may help them change their status for good! Lisa Rubin, 4/6/2020, 2:43 PM
A Passover message of hope from Binyamin Netanyahu's father

A Passover message of hope from Binyamin Netanyahu's father

Prof. Benzion Netanyahu z"l, father of the prime minister, edited the Revisionist Zionews during the 1940s when he lived in the USA. His Passover message in 1941 as he watched the Nazi monster grow can be a source of comfort and encouragement today.Dr. Rafael Medoff, 4/6/2020, 2:25 PM
Analysis: The West's failing reactions to Jihadi killings

Analysis: The West's failing reactions to Jihadi killings

An eye-opening interviiew with Professor Richard Landes: 'In 2000, in siding with the Palestinians, Western progressives adopted the fatal principle: When Jihadis attack a democracy, blame the democracy. 'Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 4/5/2020, 10:02 PM
Calling all Jews: It is a time for understanding, not finger pointing 

Calling all Jews: It is a time for understanding, not finger pointing 

We have been exhibiting a disturbing tendency to look for scapegoats, but demonizing an entire sector of our own people is unacceptable. Douglas Altabef, 4/5/2020, 9:43 PM
Netanyahu and the 'art of the possible'

Netanyahu and the 'art of the possible'

if Netanyahu decides to go for sovereignty and refuses to hand over major ministries to Gantz as the Blue & White head demands, hs other options may actually be better.Dr. Martin Sherman, 4/5/2020, 9:27 PM
The pandemic brings us closer to the Judeo-Christian culture of life

The pandemic brings us closer to the Judeo-Christian culture of life

Nihilism or ethics? Is the life of an old man worth as much as that of a person in full possession of his faculties? Giulio Meotti, 4/5/2020, 10:00 AM
Coronavirus and the Jewish Vote in the US

Coronavirus and the Jewish Vote in the US

Why am I bringing up politics now? Because sooner than you think, depending on which state you live in, you will have the opportunity to vote, either in a primary or a special election.  Cindy Grosz, 4/5/2020, 7:13 AM
Dear Diaspora Rabbis

Dear Diaspora Rabbis

This is not the time for well-meaning Internet messages and sermons about unity in times of trouble, nor about the renewal of Diaspora life when the epidemic has passed. Tzvi Fishman, 4/4/2020, 10:00 PM
A heartbroken President

A heartbroken President

Trump is hurting. He loves this country. He had it going wonderfully. His first term moved along from success to success…and then came the sucker punch from China. Jack Engelhard, 4/4/2020, 9:45 PM
The corona pandemic and peace in the Middle East

The corona pandemic and peace in the Middle East

What the coronavirus pandemic teaches about the hope for peace between Israel and Iran, Israel and the PA or Hamas.Rabbi Abraham Cooper and Rabbi Marvin Hier, 4/4/2020, 9:00 PM
Hannah prayed alone, so did Jonah

Hannah prayed alone, so did Jonah

We must not deny reality, we must choose life even as we pray for G-d to grant it to us.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 4/3/2020, 6:01 AM
From an illegal Jewish movement to a Seder in the Gulag

From an illegal Jewish movement to a Seder in the Gulag

Joining an illegal Jewish movement in Russia and the attempted hijacking of a plane in an attempt to reach Israel resulted in the writer spending the Passover Seder in the Gulag. Read about the Seder and watch the video of his story.Rabbi Yosef Mendelevich, 4/3/2020, 5:37 AM
INTO THE FRAY: Edelstein draws a line in the sand

INTO THE FRAY: Edelstein draws a line in the sand

Edelstein drew a much-needed line in the sand against judicial intrusion into the sphere of the legislature and thwarted yet another attempt at the usurpation of both its autonomy and authority.Dr. Martin Sherman, 4/2/2020, 11:44 PM
When Apartheid Week comes, commandeer it!

When Apartheid Week comes, commandeer it!

Apartheid Week is pushed off until the corona isolation period is over. Don't just survive it - take the offensive! Prepare for Spring 2021, 2022, etc. Faith Quintero, 4/2/2020, 11:24 PM
Land of Israel lovers, beware

Land of Israel lovers, beware

No to the Trump Plan- Yes to true Zionist Sovereignty Nadia Matar and Yehudit Katsover, 4/2/2020, 11:13 PM
New York City’s disastrous Democratic leadership

New York City’s disastrous Democratic leadership

A reasonable observer would expect a minimum level of professionalism from New York City Health Commissioner, and concern, not indifference, from the mayor. By the time they took the pandemic seriously, corona virus was running wild in the city. Ron Jager, 4/2/2020, 4:00 AM
 The psychological cost of a prolonged lock-down

The psychological cost of a prolonged lock-down

More should be done in order to ensure that treatment options remain available for terror victims and rape survivors who suffer from PTSD and complex PTSD. Mental health is no less important than physical health.   Rachel Avraham, 4/2/2020, 12:15 AM
The Israeli please-like-us syndrome - another disease we must conquer

The Israeli please-like-us syndrome - another disease we must conquer

Israeli society has not yet seen the need for applying Israeli ingenuity to overcoming the plaintive please-like-us syndrome, even though oher countries are immune to it. Sheri Oz, 4/1/2020, 10:27 PM
Is Israel on its way to a fourth election?

Is Israel on its way to a fourth election?

Benny Gantz, although backed by only the remnants of his Blue and Whtie Party, is making demands that would leave right wing ministers sans key positions. Barry Shaw, 4/1/2020, 10:07 PM
When the Lubavitcher Rebbe self-quarantined for the Seder

When the Lubavitcher Rebbe self-quarantined for the Seder

I was so sad to know that the Rebbe would conduct the Seder alone, but I could not have been more wrong.Rabbi Pinchas Eliezer (Pini) Dunner, 4/1/2020, 4:00 PM
Atheist China buys the silence of a de-Christianized Europe

Atheist China buys the silence of a de-Christianized Europe

China managed to continue and even increase persecution and enslavement of religious groups despite the corona crisis. Nike, Apple and Dell are reportedly among the firms profiting from this slave labor. Giulio Meotti, 4/1/2020, 2:13 AM
The judicial coup In Israel is outrageous

The judicial coup In Israel is outrageous

Despite unity talks, we must remember that the left-leaning Israeli Supreme Court joined a planned coup not only by ruling on the Edelstein issue but in allowing Blue and White to take over Knesset committees before forming a government. Kenneth S. Abramowitz, 3/31/2020, 10:59 PM
Gone is our global village

Gone is our global village

Borders have been closed and my city is filling up with morgues-in-tents and with refrigerated trucks for corpses. How medieval is this?Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 3/31/2020, 9:01 PM
Gantz Trojan Horse threatens Israel as the Jewish National Home

Gantz Trojan Horse threatens Israel as the Jewish National Home

Netanyahu must make sure the Jewish National Home, Israel, does not regret Gantz receiving the reins of the country in a year and a half. David Singer, 3/31/2020, 3:39 PM
Pelosi's chutzpah

Pelosi's chutzpah

Come November, voters need to remember that when it was time to rock and roll, Nancy Pelosi and her Democrat majority did the two-step waltz. Jack Engelhard, 3/31/2020, 3:30 PM
Mothers estranged from their children in the middle of COVID-19

Mothers estranged from their children in the middle of COVID-19

Can the Jewish community help with this?Dr. Amy Neustein, 3/30/2020, 10:02 PM
The elderly in the corona pandemic

The elderly in the corona pandemic

True, some parts of the haredi sector at first did not heed corona guidelines, endangering lives - but those in the West who suggested sacrificing the elderly have crossed a line. Rafael Castro, 3/30/2020, 9:17 PM
The expiration date of Western culture

The expiration date of Western culture

The five steps in the rise and fall of a nation or culture and how one can slow them down and prevent the fall. Matan Peleg, 3/30/2020, 8:44 PM
Losing the labels: A lesson from Shwekey

Losing the labels: A lesson from Shwekey

Shwekey's visual is now. The Litvish, Hassidic and Modern Orthodox are all at home. The Bnei Brak yungerleit and the knitted kippah kollel guy are also confined to their homes. There is no difference between them. Steven Genack, 3/30/2020, 8:53 AM
China article VI: Is Wuhan Virus China's answer to Trump's trade war?

China article VI: Is Wuhan Virus China's answer to Trump's trade war?

The Chinese victims could be seen as collateral damage, not totally undesired considering the Chinese communist party has a strict policy to prevent population growth. Ezequiel Doiny, 3/30/2020, 1:00 AM