INTO THE FRAY: The Enemy - What the “Right” seems unable to grasp

The time has come for the “Right” to “bite the bullet”and give up trying to advance convoluted political prescriptions in lieu of the two-state formula. It is time to identify the Palestinian-Arabs as the enemy. Dr. Martin Sherman, 2/2/2018, 11:30 AM

The Israeli left has discovered a new cause

The prospect of Africans returning to Africa strikes Left-wing critics of Israeli policy as inhumane and cruel. Douglas Altabef, 2/1/2018, 10:01 PM

Anti-Israel mathematicians at Israeli universities

It just doesn't add up. Lee Kaplan, 2/1/2018, 9:39 PM

Oedipus, rage and the Bibi obsession

In today’s politically charged atmosphere, rage and aggression have become acceptable forms for expressing opposition and the desire to replace the “head” of a nation. Ron Jager, 2/1/2018, 9:14 PM

Why I am pleased with the OU decision on female clergy

This week the OU adopted the position that it will not tolerate any violation of the halakhic responsum banning female clergy.Rabbi Ephraim Epstein , 2/1/2018, 7:27 AM

Middle East regression

Turkey and Egypt are reversing direction, one trying to bring back the Ottoman Empire and the other solidifying a despotic dictatorship.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 1/31/2018, 9:43 PM

Good speech - tough room

Trump’s pitch last night? To reach across the aisle and “to unite a divided country.” And to put America first. Jack Engelhard, 1/31/2018, 6:23 AM

Trump is getting ready to dump the PLO

Abbas’s recent actions demonstrate Abbas is the total opposite of King Hussein. David Singer, 1/30/2018, 9:30 PM

The hypocrisy of World Holocaust Memorial Day

The direct and indirect threats against Israel that go unpunished make a mockery of Holocaust Remembrance. Giulio Meotti, 1/30/2018, 9:19 PM

Polish complicity in distorting the truth

It is really too much, Poland, telling us what to call your far too many accomplices to the wholesale murder of Jews during WWII.  Dr. Inna Rogatchi, 1/30/2018, 9:14 PM

US allies should back President Trump

Donald J. Trump is facing unprecedented criticism one year into his term as president of the world’s greatest power. The allies of the US can assist him by making clear how much he has advanced American foreign affairs interests.Prof. Hillel Frisch, 1/30/2018, 9:09 PM

Egypt's regime and the Coptic minority

Egypt built a new cathedral in Cairo, but quietly shuts Coptic churches in villages all over the country. Ashraf Ramelah, 1/30/2018, 8:37 PM

Even Lapid's voters wouldn't want him as prime minister

Centrist Yesh Atid is gaining power, but does anyone really want a one-issue party with a lax stance on security running the country? Opinion. Chana Roberts, 1/29/2018, 2:40 PM

Palestinians need to find another cause

Some among the PLO leadership are threatening to join ISIS in revenge.When were they ever not ISIS? Jack Engelhard, 1/29/2018, 6:14 AM

John Kerry Chamberlain, saving Israel from ifself...again

How many people realize that the names of most Palestinian Arab towns are proof that the Jews dwelled in Judea and Samaria before the Arab conquerors arrived? Even the name Jordan means "descends from Dan," one of the 12 tribes of Israel. Gerald A. Honigman, 1/29/2018, 6:03 AM

​​​​​​​Deport job seekers to assure Israel’s Jewish future

​​​​​​​Those telling Israel to settle 38,000 Africans seek an end to the Jewish majority in Israel, and the state itself. Robert Harris, 1/29/2018, 6:00 AM

Does Trump understand what the US is up against?

To understand the bizarre behavior of Mahmoud Abbas, one must realize that Islamic terrorism, is not a means to an end, but an end in itself.  The Qu’ran praises the Muslim who “slays and is slain” for Allah (Sura 9:111)Prof. Paul Eidelberg, 1/28/2018, 7:44 AM

Israel's moral refusers are fake news

Trump's fake news issues are nothing compared to the international media skewing of Israeli news, from the El Al pilots to the high schoolers' letter against IDF service. Giulio Meotti, 1/28/2018, 6:55 AM

 INTO THE FRAY: Identifying the enemy as...the enemy

The entire issue of “Palestinian national identity” is a giant hoax, intended to be no more than a temporary ruse, until the Jewish hold on sovereignty in the Holy Land—any part of the Holy Land—is prised loose. Dr. Martin Sherman, 1/27/2018, 11:03 PM

Through Jerusalem, Trump has changed the world

Trump’s Jerusalem bequest upended thousands of years of global politics. No wonder they were scared. Jack Engelhard, 1/26/2018, 3:39 PM

Watch: "There was only one Abraham" – a Tzaddik in our times

Although we may be awestruck by their greatness and humbled by their deeds, learning about the lives of tzaddikim, and especially contemporary ones, serves as a guide for our own lives. Rochel Sylvetsky, 1/26/2018, 3:15 PM

Why the Holocaust does not fade away

The promotion of a new Holocaust is not a distortion category in the strictest sense of the word, even though the two are relatedDr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 1/26/2018, 3:10 PM

How the Israeli illegal infiltrator story unfolded

Report: From 2011-2014, Israel was swamped with migrant workers – not asylum seekers. David Bedein, 1/26/2018, 3:01 PM

Democracy is messy

The old religious – secular bugaboo has reared its head once more and as usual harsh and unnecessary invective is being employed by all sides of this debate. Rabbi Berel Wein, 1/25/2018, 3:21 PM

Should UNRWA schools be padlocked?

The UNRWA School System: A convenient surrogate for terrorist organizations David Bedein, 1/24/2018, 11:04 PM

Israel's economy continues to flourish

Good news on all fronts. Ronn Torossian, 1/24/2018, 10:56 PM

Arab regimes are terrified by Israel's freedoms

The great taboo for the Arab and Muslim world is still that of cultural exchanges with the hated "Zionists". Giulio Meotti, 1/24/2018, 10:44 PM

Anne Frank is popular with the Israeli left

Jewish heroines Anne Frank and Hana Senesh have only one thing in common with Ahed Tamimi: all three appear in Yehonatan Geffen's obscene poem. Shalom Pollack, 1/24/2018, 10:00 PM

Holocaust Historian indicts Austria on looted Jewish property

In Austrian jail, Holocaust historian indicts the country for how it handles looted Jewish property. Freud's daughter Anna received $80 in the 1950s for an estate stolen from her family. Cnaan Liphshiz, 1/24/2018, 5:35 AM

Abbas lands in Brussels while Pence visits Israel

Finally a bit of clarity: Israel and America are together and the Palestinians are together with the Europeans. Giulio Meotti, 1/23/2018, 1:02 PM

The PLO has ditched Trump, will other Arab states follow suit?

Abbas attacked the Jewish state's right to exist at all, not the "occupation" of Judea and Samaria. David Singer, 1/23/2018, 12:53 PM

Immigration hustle

Liberals seldom desire what’s best for the country; mostly what’s best for themselves and the Party. Jack Engelhard, 1/23/2018, 12:38 PM

President Donald Trump's first year

Democrats claim Trump is a moron unfit for office, but he keeps outsmarting them and it is the media that have been showing symptoms of mental instability. So if you listened to NPR's skewed report on Trump's first year, you must read this.Dr. Aviel Sheyin-Stevens, 1/22/2018, 9:26 AM

The age of Neo-Stalinism

Judges have real and huge power. Unlike heads of states and parliamentarians, they are not elected by anyone, which provides a solid ground for manipulation. Poland, which decided to limit judicial power, is being punished by the EU. Alexander Maistrovoy , 1/22/2018, 7:35 AM

Making terrorists pay —unless they’re Palestinian Arabs

A terrorist attack was scrubbed clean at JTA. The attempted murderer was called a "man" and the firebomb attack at an IDF jeep in which he tried to burn Jewish soldiers to death termed a "clash." Att'y Stephen M. Flatow, 1/22/2018, 6:53 AM

Thank you, Vice President Pence

Anyone who cares about Israel should be grateful for Mike Pence's integrity on Israel. Ronn Torossian, 1/21/2018, 11:59 PM

For Dems, it’s "our way or the highway"

There is no honor among politicians, and no taking the good of the country into account either. Op-ed. Jack Engelhard, 1/21/2018, 7:36 PM

UNICEF's endangered children

UNICEF has abandoned its morality, betrayed the integrity of the organization, and deceived the generous countries who donated money to aid needy children. Is it next on Trump's list? Tabitha Korol, 1/20/2018, 11:51 PM

Remembering the Thirty-Five

35 brave idealists, many of them promising university students, marched to the aid of surrounded Gush Etzion in January 1948. They were ambushed and fought to the last man. Daniel Pinner, 1/20/2018, 11:01 PM

Palestinian Arab anti-Semitism for all to see

Short and to the point. All you need to see. Barry Shaw, 1/20/2018, 10:36 PM

The 'Never Again' state of Israel

Attempts to marginalize the Holocaust and compare it to the genocides of other peoples are used to delegitimize the establishment of the Jewish State and its message to the world: Never Again. Stanley Zir, 1/20/2018, 10:04 PM

Trump's doctor and the impatients

Navy Rear Admiral Jackson enters the media mud pit to announce that Pres. Trump is healthy.Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 1/19/2018, 2:31 PM

INTO THE FRAY: An appeal to Alan Dershowitz - Renounce two-statism!

The jury is no longer out on the two-state paradigm. Given the accumulating evidence, unequivocally demonstrating its folly and futility, Dershowitz must accept the unavoidable verdict of its failureDr. Martin Sherman, 1/18/2018, 11:37 PM

That Jewish orphan in Mumbai

People must remember the beautiful Chabad couple murdered in Mumbai by Islamist terrorists. Giulio Meotti, 1/18/2018, 7:01 PM

Draining the US national security swamp

Political bias across the US government bears the fingerprints of the deep state. Trump must act.Dr. Peter Vincent Pry, 1/18/2018, 6:54 PM

What Russian immigrants can teach us about Jewish identity

Russian Jews know from personal experience that leftist ideology leads to totalitarian dictatorship, suppression of individual freedoms, and denial of personal autonomy. Matthew M. Hausman, J.D., 1/18/2018, 6:46 PM

Abbas has opened the door to Israel-Jordan negotiations

Jordan should replace the intransigent PLO as Israel's negotiating partner and end the conflict. David Singer, 1/17/2018, 5:12 AM

The Abbas-Netanyahu irony

Abbas said what Israel should have said long ago - Oslo is dead. Op-ed.Prof. Paul Eidelberg, 1/17/2018, 5:07 AM

Labor party head's plan is two-state destruction

Labor party chairman Avi Gabbay wants the 2-state solution, but he does not take into account what would happen if an Arab state was established in Judea and Samaria. Mark Langfan, 1/17/2018, 5:00 AM

Europe: Christianophobia and decline

Two kinds of vandalism are being perpetrated throughout Europe. Giulio Meotti, 1/16/2018, 11:07 PM

Sore losers

Is there a day when Abbas and his “people” are not OUTRAGED? Is there a moment when Democrats stop bewailing Trump? Jack Engelhard, 1/16/2018, 7:37 AM

The Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. was a Zionist

Unlike most “Civil Rights” leaders today Dr. King was a supporter of Israel and the Jewish people. Jeff Dunetz, 1/15/2018, 11:23 PM

Muslim anti-Semitism in the UK

4.5% of the current population in the UK is Muslim. A great many of these are imported anti-Semites.  Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 1/15/2018, 11:13 PM

Shabbat legislation? Only by agreement

The Jewish people’s detachment from the sanctity of Shabbat is heartbreaking but coercion is not the answer, owing to the importance of freedom.Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 1/15/2018, 11:00 AM

The speech in which Abbas dug his own grave

While wishing the POTUS' "house be destroyed" in traditional Arab fashion, Abbas may have destroyed his own house, the Palestinian Arab one built of cards.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 1/15/2018, 10:10 AM

Did Trump say anything that isn't true?

Trump’s fight for America’s soul. Jack Engelhard, 1/14/2018, 8:40 AM

99 percent of "Palestine Refugees" are fake

An accurate count of real refugees now alive numbers around 20,000.Prof. Daniel Pipes, 1/13/2018, 7:18 PM