Tu B'Shvat: Israel’s Green Day and the hydroponics revolution

We must transition to a more sustainable agriculture. We need an Israeli Green Revolution. Ariel Natan Pasko, 2/10/2020, 7:45 AM

What can happen if you don't vote for ZOA in the WZO elections

The need for a Jewish nation state was a foundational premise for the fathers of Zionism, no matter what their political persuasion. That axiom was once shared by most US Jews. Today, Jewish statehood is no longer a unifying principle for US Jews. Asaf Romirowsky, 2/9/2020, 9:29 PM

Thank heaven for fools

Nothing will do for them except 100 percent of everything, Jack Engelhard, 2/9/2020, 4:21 PM

The Diaspora and its discontents

Diaspora Jewish reasoning is the reasoning of a minority. Rafael Castro, 2/8/2020, 9:38 PM

“Abrahamic Dialogue” Is submission to Islam

Faruqi’s modern application of Islamic religious doctrine to “Abrahamic dialogue” has engendered a supremacist, jihadist and anti-Israel "interfaith" dialogue.Dr. Andrew G. Bostom, 2/8/2020, 9:05 PM

Talking territory

Does territorial depth matter anymore in the 21st century when missiles can cross vast distances in seconds?Dr. Martin Sherman, 2/7/2020, 11:34 AM

Trump Plan to end Jewish-Arab conflict sees PLO implode 

The PLO considers Israel's existence one of its historic compromises - except it hasn't compromised an inch. David Singer, 2/7/2020, 11:08 AM

San Francisco then and now - requiem for an American city

Shed a tear for what was –and what may never be again – a multi-layered society with a diverse citizenry who once behaved civilly and individualistically with respect to good taste and human decency. Joe David, 2/7/2020, 9:04 AM

Biblical Diaspora leaders - the right stuff

The wisdom encapsulated in Biblical tales alluding to what is the right stuff for Jewish Diaspora leadership is most cogent and timely. Leonard Grunstein, 2/6/2020, 8:50 PM

The huge discrepancy between the German President's words and reality

The German President's words in Yad Vashem are belied by Germany's actions - and his own. In May 2017 he laid a wreath on the grave of Arafat and bowed before the man who killed thousands of Israelis. And Germany is not a friend of the Jews today.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 2/6/2020, 3:00 PM

Nancy’s petulance

Nancy Pelosi, still the High School Mean Girl, refuses to grow up. That would require a touch of class. Jack Engelhard, 2/6/2020, 11:45 AM

Remove weapons of mass instruction for Deal to begin

Ttwenty years of research by the Israel Resource Center show that the PLO has transformed schools into a tool of war against Israel. Changing that is an absolute condition for any progress toward impplementing the Deal of the Century. David Bedein, 2/6/2020, 7:01 AM

Tearing up the State of the Union - over a handshake?

On the office of the POTUS, protocol, Pelosi and moral equivalency in the mainstream media. Gerald A. Honigman, 2/5/2020, 7:30 PM

In case of “peace”, Israel will abandon everything beyond the fence

Can real sovereignity be applied to a region that today looks like a military area? And in case of new terror, what will Israel do, build bypass roads all the time? New fences? Giulio Meotti, 2/5/2020, 2:45 PM

Selective vigilante justice

Yale University has deleted everything white, straight, and male from its Art History survey course. Thus, out with Michelangelo, Da Vinci, Rembrandt, Goya, and Vermeer.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 2/5/2020, 2:07 PM

I'm an Orthodox Jew and social scientist: Why we are going Republican

Here are 3 forces that pushed my community toward the Republican Party. Hannah Lebovits, 2/5/2020, 8:15 AM

So what’s to be done?

By now I expected the hierarchy of wheelers and dealers to have come around to their moment of clarity that they’ve been taken. Jack Engelhard, 2/4/2020, 1:45 PM

A crisis of confidence for some on the American Jewish Right

Which shall it be—principles or expedience?  Consistency or hypocrisy? Moshe Phillips, 2/4/2020, 1:25 PM

Basic Middle East facts

How Middle East realities are a reflection of the behavior of the Palestinians. Barry Shaw, 2/4/2020, 12:08 PM

Deal of the Century - or not

One does not make deals about one’s homeland. Victor Sharpe, 2/3/2020, 3:47 PM

Learning from David Ben-Gurion’s pragmatism

The decisions made by Ben Gurion can and should provide important lessons for the dilemmas facing Israel today as a result of the Deal. His decision to relinquish important tracts of territory has been vindicated historically. Ron Jager, 2/3/2020, 2:01 PM

Grow up!

President Trump has finally called their bluff, told them to do their thing and make a decision. Alan Bergstein, 2/3/2020, 1:52 PM

The Right is divided on Trump's Deal, leaving the field to the left

The right is divided about Trump's plan, and that is very bad, because a divided right is weaker than a united left. Ezequiel Doiny, 2/3/2020, 1:25 PM

The two-step solution

Nobody believes the “state” will come to be. Surely the Trump team knows this. So why did they table the vision? Ted Belman, 2/3/2020, 12:12 PM

Yes to Judaic passing grades.Now.

In general, students in Jewish schools should know their Jewish studies are a lifelong pursuit and that they belong.Rabbi Elchanan Poupko, 2/2/2020, 9:27 AM

Trump’s vision is a mirage based on shaky foundations

The “Palestinians” do have a state – now called Jordan – created in 78% of former Palestine in 1946.  David Singer, 2/2/2020, 9:19 AM

A report from the front

The Taming of the Jew is a report from the front. We now know that Jew-hatred is bigger than Jeremy Corbyn, bigger than the Labor Party, and that anti-Semitism has infected all of Britain.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 2/2/2020, 6:54 AM

The Trump plan: The good, the bad, the unknown and the untenable

INTO THE FRAY: Assessing the overall long-term merits of the “Deal of the Century” is a little like trying to hit a rapidly moving target. Dr. Martin Sherman, 2/2/2020, 6:20 AM

Stiffnecked Netherlands apologized for Holocaust failures- at last

After years of refusal, the Dutch government has apologized for cooperating with Nazi genocide. Better late than never, but not quite good enough.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 2/2/2020, 6:00 AM

Can Gantz be so foolish as to bring the Deal for a Knesset vote now?

Israeli generals make terrible Prime Ministers. Name just a one who left behind a legacy of greater security. And now Israel must contemplate the terrible price it will pay if this past year’s electoral mess leaves Benny Gantz ultimately in charge.Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 1/31/2020, 3:30 PM

There’s a bright side?

It's still a lousy deal. Jack Engelhard, 1/31/2020, 1:30 PM

Courageous women at vanguard of Iran's unrest

The killing of Soleimani together with the open support of the Trump administration, gives encouragement to activists in Iran, especially women who formed a courageous vanguard in previous protests. Ida Lichter, 1/31/2020, 12:59 PM

Trump plan, a tunnel and nine miles

The plan includes a tunnel between Gaza and Judea and Samaria. A tunnel permits smuggling of an unprecedented nature out of Israeli eyes. And Israel would be nine miles wide at its narrowest point.Att'y Stephen M. Flatow, 1/31/2020, 11:59 AM

Muslim "Holocaust Remembrance" or negation?

Al-Issa’s Muslim delegation to Auschwitz was a blatant case of Holocaust immoral equivalence, and aMuslim proselytization tour to “several sites of injustice” including Srebrenica, Bosnia.Dr. Andrew G. Bostom, 1/31/2020, 9:14 AM

Will Israel abandon its most brave Jews under the “peace plan?”

Only passionately convinced people would visit these Jewish towns, as I have many times. And I warn Israel: don't freeze and abandon these communities! Giulio Meotti, 1/30/2020, 10:27 AM

The 'Deal of the Century' forgot the great peace blocker

So many livelihoods; all those reputations and careers; such behemoth planets and moons, so much wild spending, revolve around the conflict that it cannot be let go.  Steve Apfel, 1/30/2020, 8:05 AM

Gallup: Race Relations better under Trump than Obama

Snowflakes will be upset. Jeff Dunetz, 1/30/2020, 7:30 AM

Israel will be less secure if the "Deal ofthe Century" is carried out

The tunnel aspect of the Trump team's "Deal Of The Century" proposal would critically endanger Israeli civilians.   Moshe Phillips, 1/30/2020, 7:03 AM

An uninterrupted Jewish presence in the land of Israel

A popular myth used by Israel’s enemies is that Jews are intruders in the Middle East who have no historical, legal or religious connection to the land of Israel and have taken it from the indigenous Arabs. Nothing can be further from the truth.Dr. Alex Grobman, 1/29/2020, 9:59 AM

The Deal of the Century: Cautious pessimism

What the Trump Plan has accomplished is force the Palestinians to confront their suicidal ideology and genocidal ambitions head on. That won’t be easy for them, and they will likely be unable to overcome their rabid Jew hatred.Rabbi Steven Pruzansky, 1/29/2020, 7:16 AM

The New York Times: Bolton vs. Mark Langfan

The Bolton “Revelations” are anything but. Mark Langfan, 1/28/2020, 11:08 PM

Islamist and Western Symbolism, part II

When we identify an Islamist symbol, we must attack that symbol, to show that our symbols of liberal democracy are more hardy than their symbols of Jihad. Howard Rotberg, 1/28/2020, 10:51 PM

Birth of another terrorist nation

Oslo all over again? Jack Engelhard, 1/28/2020, 10:40 PM

The Deal of the Century: A non-starter?

“The Deal of the Century,” if the leaked details are even close to accurate, is a non-starter. That is the simple take-away. But should Israel wait for the Arabs to blow it up on their own? And then what? Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 1/28/2020, 6:52 AM

The (hidden) crime of pedophilia

The crime of pedophilia in the Orthodox community does exist and even one instance is a blight; a mark of Cain; a wall of shame, if coupled with deafening silence. Adina Kutnicki, 1/27/2020, 12:14 PM

75 years after Auschwitz and not much learned

Mourning some dead Jews, spouting some trite lines, laying a wreath at Yad Vashem, and making sure the media sees you signaling the right thing, is what counts to world leaders. And what have the Jews learned? Ariel Natan Pasko, 1/27/2020, 10:41 AM

Deal-usion of the Century

They will never agree to recognize Israel as the Jewish State, nor to put down their arms, as every Palestinian Arab leader has declared a hundred times over. Tzvi Fishman, 1/27/2020, 10:32 AM

Islamist and Western Symbolism: A three-part analysis

With the "Deal of the Century" about to be revealed, it is time to understand the two cultures involved. Part I of The symbolism of Trump's strike at Soleimeni Howard Rotberg, 1/27/2020, 9:48 AM

Kick the whole impeachment back to the House

What is the real goal of this unconstitutional and idiotic Impeachment? You may be surprised to find out. Mark Langfan, 1/26/2020, 2:08 PM

How will a Hezbollah-backed government affect the State of Israel?

The government, the parliament, the president all are no more than a mask which covers the real face of Lebanon, the face of Hassan Nasrallah Rachel Avraham, 1/26/2020, 11:42 AM

After 1500 years, Jewish life could be over in Europe

I just wrote - in Italian - a book titled “Europe without Jews. Antisemitism and the betrayal of the West.” Below is why. Giulio Meotti, 1/26/2020, 9:07 AM

Another anti-Jewish textbook gets publisher thumbs down

A good many textbooks and educational institutions use false information from a 1978 study written under the guidance of the UN Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People. Even the maps are wrong. David Singer, 1/26/2020, 8:50 AM

How Jews were deceived again at Auschwitz

The words missing from the statements of the Islamic delegation that visited Auschwitz and why we should realize that it is nothing more than a public relations stunt. Rafael Castro, 1/26/2020, 8:22 AM

Apartheid road signs

A response to William Byatt, Miami Dade’s Democratic Party Treasurer and to all the other 'apartheid' accusers. Dr. David Lazerson, 1/24/2020, 11:09 AM

The open wounds of the Holocaust - where are my mother's children?

Emuna Elon's newest book, House On Endless Waters, is an important, resonating addition to Jewish fiction, dealing with the tragedies survivors hid from the new families they built after the war. Ronn Torossian, 1/24/2020, 9:30 AM

A courageous Catholic voice against antisemitism

"Silence is a fact, especially when it comes from on high"- Boston activist Frances Sweeney. Prof. Stephen H. Norwood and Dr. Rafael Medoff, 1/24/2020, 8:59 AM

Yes to Sovereignty- No to a Palestinian State!

Mr. Prime Minister: The various parts of the Land of Israel are not playing cards. The entire Land of Israel is our homeland and one does not trade away one’s homeland! Nadia Matar and Yehudit Katsover, 1/24/2020, 8:40 AM