Figuring out Abbas a generation too late

What took so long for the world to wake up? Jack Engelhard, 5/4/2018, 10:31 AM

Act now to prevent the Ahed Tamimi public relations catastrophe

Those seeking to destroy Israel are awaiting her release from jail, so now is the time for Israel to end her career as the poster girl of Palestinian victimhood. Robert Harris, 5/4/2018, 10:04 AM

The multiculturalism umbrella: Made in Islam wool

Why do US citizens miss the wool being pulled over their eyes? Because Americans are conditioned to be tolerant and compassionate, to embrace multiculturalism and respect each other’s beliefs, ideals and values. Islam, however, does not reciprocate. Amil Imani, 5/3/2018, 3:52 PM

To fight anti-Semitism, you have to define it

An interview with Mark Weitzman of the Simon Wiesenthal Center and International Holocaust Remembrance Authority: "A definition must include...double standards and delegitimization of Israel."Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 5/3/2018, 2:33 PM


Part 2 of a special 3-part series: It is inconvenient to rescue Jews.Dr. Rafael Medoff, 5/3/2018, 6:14 AM

After the Anusim, the Eurosim?

Following the fall of the Soviet Union, many Jews came to Germany after 1990 providing Jewish life with a tailwind. Sadly, things are not working out as planned. Ron Jontof-Hutter, 5/3/2018, 6:00 AM

What Netanyahu proved

What did Netanyahu actually prove in his video and power point demonstration - and to whom did he aim his presentation? Jeff Dunetz, 5/2/2018, 7:30 AM

The Great Deception March on Gaza's borders

The biggest deception of all in the so-called “Great Return March” is deceiving the Palestinians themselves into thinking that they have any hope of “returning” to any homes in present-day Israel that their ancestors might have occupied before 1948. Noah Beck, 5/2/2018, 7:00 AM

Israel too Jewish? Top US mag thinks so

Wouldn't it be great if Israelis stopped kvetching to the media? Jack Engelhard, 5/1/2018, 10:30 PM


Part 1 of a 3 part series on the U.S. and the Holocaust, currently the subject of an exhibition at the Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C. in which the facts brought here are obscured.Dr. Rafael Medoff, 5/1/2018, 9:30 PM

Moving the US Embassy does not affect Jonathan Pollard

Despite the fanfare over the American Embassy move to Jerusalem - don't expect to see Jonathan Pollard dining at the White House any time soon. Unless something changes now. Barouch Levy, 5/1/2018, 1:39 PM

Jewish symbols are vanishing all over Europe

"Nothing good will come of it," said French politician Philippe Karsenty to his Jewish relatives about wearing a Jewish star necklace. Giulio Meotti, 5/1/2018, 1:32 PM

Claims Iran is complying with the JCPOA are not true

On some of the issues in the nuclear deal and described below, Iran is in non-compliance, while in others we have no way to ensure whether it is complying or not. Jeff Dunetz, 4/30/2018, 7:50 PM

A roast too far

Saturday night's White House Correspondents Dinner was the ugly face of American journalism, where wit has been replaced by wickedness. Jack Engelhard, 4/30/2018, 7:35 PM

Arab-Islamic Culture versus Democracy

There are deep-rooted basic cultural blocks that prevent achieving democracy in the Arab-Muslim states.Prof. Paul Eidelberg, 4/29/2018, 11:52 PM

It may be too late to defeat French Islamic anti-Semitism

The old anti-Semitism of the extreme Right joined the anti-Semitism of the radical Left, which has found anti-Zionism as the alibi for transforming the executioners of Jews to victims in society. Giulio Meotti, 4/29/2018, 11:48 PM

Over-reacting and under-reacting: The Portman vs. the Konstanz Case

Two events, two kinds of reactions. What insults us and what does not? What keeps our attention and what fails to get it? Dr. Inna Rogatchi, 4/29/2018, 11:37 PM

The Progressive attack on Israel

Progressivism gave us hate speech, safe spaces, white privilege and Intersectionality. Douglas Altabef, 4/29/2018, 11:26 PM

What’s wrong with American Jewish liberals

Liberal American Jews “are not especially connected to Israel because they are not especially connected to being Jewish." Ron Jager, 4/29/2018, 7:28 AM

Is Sweden demonized by telling the truth?

Perhaps the ambassador can explain what successive Swedish governments have been doing for the past fourteen years in trying to eradicate anti-Semitism? Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 4/28/2018, 11:15 PM

Jews for Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn abides only the “good Jews,” those that affiliate themselves with his far-left ideology. An essential part of that belonging is to disown Israel. Barry Shaw, 4/28/2018, 10:30 PM

Exclusive discussion honors 75th anniversay of Warsaw Ghetto Rrevolt

A film called Uprising and a renewed curriculum trace the rebellion that lasted longer than the time Poland held out against the Nazis. Cindy Grosz, 4/28/2018, 10:02 PM

INTO THE FRAY: Natalie Portman as a symptom

Israel must convey a resolute message to US arm-chair liberals who are staunchly prepared to defend their principles…down to the last Israeli.Dr. Martin Sherman, 4/27/2018, 1:06 PM

The 2000 year old prayer

What would our grandfathers and grandmothers have done if “Next Year in Jerusalem” could have meant simply purchasing an airline ticket? Shmuel Sackett, 4/27/2018, 12:59 PM

April's Arab Summit: A surprise for PLO, Jordan and Israel

Using the  term “Palestine Cause” rather than “Palestinian cause” indicates the Arab world now intends focusing on recovering territory lost in the 1967 Six Day War without necessarily creating another Palestinian Arab state. David Singer, 4/27/2018, 8:00 AM

Bin Laden's bodyguard walks freely in Berlin, but Jews don't

Sami A., Bin Laden's bodyguard, can walk, well paid and undisturbed, in the streets of Berlin. A Jew wearing a kippah on those streets is risking his life. Giulio Meotti, 4/26/2018, 8:26 PM

Why does the Genesis Prize exist in the first place?

Why does the State of Israel feel the need to present an award to people whose sole accomplishments are personal and career success? Tzvi Lev, 4/26/2018, 8:15 PM

Chazon Yeshayahu - in appreciation of Rabbi Yeshayahu Hadari zts"l

The venerated, beloved head of Yeshivat Hakotel passed away in Jerusalem yesterday, April 25. His sweet smile, way of teaching Torah and the example he gave of how to iive a Torah-true life touched and influenced thousands. Aaron White, 4/26/2018, 5:19 PM

Rabbi Shmuly - heal thyself!

Rabbi Shmuly writes: “Sadly, as Israel reaches a milestone in her modern history, Religious Zionism is fundamentally flawed, directionless, and even broken in many ways.” Funny, that description sounds like pluralistic Judaism to me. Tzvi Fishman, 4/26/2018, 8:08 AM

The status quo in Judea and Samaria poses a danger to the State

We are living next to a ticking time bomb and things are happening - every minute that passes, facts are being established on the ground. There is no status quo. Nadia Matar and Yehudit Katsover, 4/25/2018, 5:59 PM

Natalie Portman for the Jane Fonda Award

Natalie Portman is a classic example of the "useful idiot." This stunt has endeared her to Islamic terrorists everywhere - she is their dream come true. Jack Engelhard, 4/25/2018, 3:00 PM

American Open Orthodoxy reveals its alien religious moorings - again

Among other things, Open Orthodox Rabbis include rabbis who endorse accepting Jewish-Christian intermarriage,Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 4/25/2018, 9:00 AM

International law and the State of Israel

Prof. Eugene Kontorovich: Israel liberated its own territory in 1967. Therefor the Fourth Geneva Convention (FGC) does not apply and the settlements are legal. Ted Belman, 4/24/2018, 11:30 PM

Why choose Natalie Portman in the first place?

According to Portman and her new-found friends, Jerusalem isn’t part of a Jewish homeland and never was. So let the Arabs give her an award - and they probably will.Rabbi Dr. David Nesenoff, 4/24/2018, 7:45 PM

When the Satmar Rebbe stood up for civil liberties

The fight to change the new NY State education law was not only about oversight of school curricula, it was about a parent's right to choose his child's education. Rochel Sylvetsky, 4/24/2018, 1:03 PM

An open letter to Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz: How dare you!

The Israelis are not a light unto the nations, they are a veritable LED globe.  How dare you sit in the USA and criticize the most compassionate people on earth? Lila Lowell, 4/23/2018, 11:09 PM

'Bad Jew' principal 3 years later is still administrator with benefits

Blatant anti-Semitism, not calling 911 when her assistant had a heart attack, claims of corruption and 100 signatures on a petition were not enough to have MS226 principal removed from her position. Cindy Grosz, 4/23/2018, 9:46 PM

Comey memo "FOUO" marking is evidence of perjury

Comey called his documents personal while under oath, but the documents themselves show otherwise. What is the next step going to be? Mark Langfan, 4/23/2018, 12:58 PM

The future of Israel looks good

Time is on Israel’s side. Careful review of the balance of power between Israel and its foes, the domestic features of its national power, its standing in the international community, validates that assessment for the foreseeable future. A must read.Prof. Efraim Inbar, 4/23/2018, 9:17 AM

Rabbi Yanklowitz on the State of Israel: He has it all wrong

Rabbi Yanklowitz does not mention that in another recent article he calls for a kind of disengagement of US Jews from Israel. Accusing Israel falsely of moral failure is a way for him to try to justify that appalling suggestion.Rabbi Avraham Gordimer, 4/22/2018, 11:56 PM

Rabbi Dr. Shmuly Yanklowitz on Zionism: The rabbi's selective vision

Zionism, and especially Religious Zionism, is a vibrant ethical project on the move towards even greater heights than those it has achieved during the first 70 years of the Jewish State. Rochel Sylvetsky, 4/22/2018, 6:07 PM

Zionism: The great Jewish ethical project

The author claims, as Israel reaches a milestone in her modern history, that "Religious Zionism is fundamentally flawed, directionless, and even broken in many ways."Rabbi Dr. Shmuly Yanklowitz, 4/22/2018, 6:04 PM

Her Majesty's anti-Semites

Something’s going on and it’s more than Corbyn. His Party is awash with anti-Semites. So is his country. Jack Engelhard, 4/22/2018, 6:24 AM

Is the State Dep't preventing exposure of PA UNRWA textbook content?

The Government Accountability Office study of PA textbooks may be filed as classified by the State Dep't. Why? David Bedein, 4/21/2018, 11:43 PM

Shame on Natalie Portman

Genesis Prize should rescind her award. Ronn Torossian, 4/21/2018, 8:24 PM

Israeli checkpoint stops another massacre

The driver and his not-yet-apprehended comrades were planning to celebrate Israel’s Independence Day by massacring Israeli Jews. Down in Gaza they are flying kite-cocktails.Att'y Stephen M. Flatow, 4/20/2018, 4:54 PM

Are Israeli officials finally waking up?

The Israel interior ministry under Arye Deri was doing its job by not allowing French mayor Leclerc into Israel. Now it's time to take care of another Jew-hater who takes advantage of Israeli democracy. Lee Kaplan, 4/20/2018, 2:40 PM

They did not go like sheep to the slaughter

This year, uniquely, Yom Ha'atsmaut falls on the Gregorian date of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising and contrary to popular belief, the Jews of the ghetto were not the only ones who fought back. Jonny Daniels, 4/19/2018, 10:41 PM

Anti-Israel Prize

While people can think and say what they like, not everyone deserves to be awarded the Israel Prize. Tzvi Fishman, 4/19/2018, 9:02 PM

Ever young

We are an ever-young people whose past is ever present and that is how we are privileged to celebrate 70 years of our own country's independence.Rabbi Berel Wein, 4/19/2018, 9:58 AM

Israel is the world's happiest country

Israel deserves to be the happiest country in the world. Look at how it deals with life. Giulio Meotti, 4/19/2018, 8:58 AM

How Israel glorifies us everywhere

Jews could fight back once they had a state of their own. The creation of Israel gave Jews the world over courage and self confidence. Jack Engelhard, 4/18/2018, 7:21 PM

Thank G-d for Israel: The Diaspora torch

Why my mother in law should light the Diaspora torch for Yom Ha'atzmaut. David Ben Horin, 4/18/2018, 7:16 PM

Israel's impact on young adults' Jewish identity

Israel is a highly effective post high school change-agent.Dr. Harold Goldmeier, 4/18/2018, 9:30 AM

Ignore the haters: A fresh look at the Israeli Rabbinate

The reality is that the empowerment, the very establishment, of the central rabbinate is not a modern Israeli concept.  It was, remarkably, the policy here for centuries.Rabbi Philip Jacobs, 4/18/2018, 9:25 AM

Israel at 70 is unique in the world

There is no country like Israel, for reasons way beyond its cutting edge technology and economic success. Giulio Meotti, 4/17/2018, 11:47 PM

Watch: Americans who made a difference in 1948

Five dramatic stories of ordinary Americans who answered the call of Jewish history and played a role in the struggle for a Jewish state. Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/17/2018, 6:13 PM