Prof. Phyllis Chesler

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., 4/3/2020, 6:01 AM
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?, 3/31/2020, 9:01 PM
China Article V:  We will never be quite the same again.

China Article V: We will never be quite the same again.

Oh, where is Dr. Freud when one needs him?, 3/27/2020, 5:59 PM
Remembrance of things past

Remembrance of things past

People are writing to each other as if we lived in a previous century and had the luxury of time to do so. This awful epidemic is drawing many people closer together, at least virtually, and I am conjuring up scenes of Italy in better times. , 3/24/2020, 4:59 PM
The quarantined diaries: Oh, to be in the country!

The quarantined diaries: Oh, to be in the country!

In quarantine at home in the city, I dream of being out in the country. If I could but see "a host, of daffodils..." but photos are the next best thing., 3/19/2020, 12:40 AM
Quarantined: Diary of a contemporary pandemic

Quarantined: Diary of a contemporary pandemic

What better task can a writer undertake than to keep a record of daily events given that she must practice “social distancing?” , 3/17/2020, 5:50 AM
The virus that has nothing novel about it

The virus that has nothing novel about it

We must shed our illusions—permanently. We cannot expect that the antisemitism virus will be eradicated, or that one country or another will always be a safe haven for Jews. , 3/15/2020, 6:00 AM
God bless Professor Channa Newman! 

God bless Professor Channa Newman! 

The one-sided pro-“Palestine” madness on American campuses is a virus which shows no sign of quitting anytime soon. But now we have some professors who are fighting back publicly. Newman, in her late seventies, and a survivor, has filed a lawsuit., 2/26/2020, 12:27 PM
Western governments play a key role in honor killing escapes

Western governments play a key role in honor killing escapes

All escapees whose experiences I studied were assisted by Western governments, which granted them asylum, put them into the equivalent of witness protection programs, or housed them in government-funded shelters., 2/13/2020, 2:08 PM
Selective vigilante justice

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., 2/5/2020, 2:07 PM
A report from the front

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., 2/2/2020, 6:54 AM
When all Jews march together, we shall  overcome

When all Jews march together, we shall overcome

New York Jewish liberal organizations are now standing in solidarity with their Orthodox brethren and will march against the hatred behind the rise in antisemitic hate crimes on January 5th. That is the first and crucial step., 1/5/2020, 4:00 AM
I saw the writing in the sky

I saw the writing in the sky

The word is out. If you hate your life, if you are filled with rage, if you are mentally ill and off your meds—or on them, but they don’t help—you can stab, shoot, sucker punch, and verbally humiliate a visibly Jewish person in public., 1/1/2020, 1:59 PM
Is it too late to clear the antisemitism swamp?

Is it too late to clear the antisemitism swamp?

Jewish pioneers cleared the swamps of the Galilee a hundred years ago, hoping naively to be left in peace in their own homeland. But how are we going to clear the swamp of antisemitism that has engulfed the world?, 12/22/2019, 10:28 AM
What kind of Iron Dome can we deploy against the hate in Jersey City?

What kind of Iron Dome can we deploy against the hate in Jersey City?

It’s happening again, not in the same way. Not yet. But this is surely the prelude to the “fire next time.” And it is happenbing anywhere, anywhere at all. , 12/12/2019, 7:04 AM
Why is the NYT allying with Islamists against women?

Why is the NYT allying with Islamists against women?

And who is Noah Feldman? What does choosing him as an expert in the impeachment hearings tell us about the current Democratic Party?, 12/7/2019, 10:39 PM
Pay attention, dreamy-eyed Western do-gooders

Pay attention, dreamy-eyed Western do-gooders

A jihadist is not an ordinary prisoner. He is a religious zealot whose mission is to inflict terror into the heart of infidels by murdering civilians, not a poor victim who can be rehabilitated., 12/3/2019, 2:53 PM
The war continues and it is a long war

The war continues and it is a long war

Can you remember the years when Israelis considered antisemitism a Diaspora issue?, 11/1/2019, 5:58 AM
The silent bystanders in the war against the Jews

The silent bystanders in the war against the Jews

Fearfulness, cowardice, avoidance of feared punishment—or silent approval—is precisely how Hitler triumphed., 10/25/2019, 1:41 PM
'Gilead' resembles an Islamic theocracy, not Trump's America

'Gilead' resembles an Islamic theocracy, not Trump's America

The dystopia in the novels by Margaret Atwood is interpreted by US feminist hate-Trumpers as describing the Trump era, but it is really an accurate description of an Islamic theocracy., 10/6/2019, 9:52 PM
Are we really living in the 1930s?

Are we really living in the 1930s?

Is there somewhere a sensitive Jewish soul go to escape it all? Not to new books, theater, talk shows, conferences or any other public venue. Jew and Israel-bashing keeps cropping up everywhere., 7/15/2019, 4:56 AM
The politically correct Quran

The politically correct Quran

The penetration of the feminist and gay movements by pro-Palestine propaganda has borne the poisonous fruit of trees planted by shameless rewriting of history and even the Quran., 7/8/2019, 5:27 PM
They do not care if they go down in history as barbarians

They do not care if they go down in history as barbarians

That is what they are and they do not care. They would probably do it again if they could., 6/30/2019, 2:14 PM
"Shall we stand idly by? The rape of Dinah

"Shall we stand idly by? The rape of Dinah

The Torah tells us how Shimon and Levi dealt with the rape of their sister Dina by the prince of Shechem. They did not kill Dina as the Muslim world does today; they killed Dina's rapist instead--and, for good measure, his entire male family., 6/19/2019, 12:30 PM
I stand by what I wrote on "Palestine"

I stand by what I wrote on "Palestine"

"Palestine" is a fiction, a concept that refers to an imaginary entity, not real but socially constructed., 6/12/2019, 5:06 PM
Americans are in the midst of a dangerously uncivil Civil War

Americans are in the midst of a dangerously uncivil Civil War

The anti-Ilhan Omar rally this week was different, because everyone realized that all Jews, even - or especially - the Iran-loving Neturei Karta are in the sights of today's anti-Semites. And that the Democrats are party to it. , 5/21/2019, 11:09 AM
FGM is a crime against humanity

FGM is a crime against humanity

Estimating the number of girls at risk for FGM in the United States leads to an alarming conclusion., 5/19/2019, 12:59 PM
'High-minded culture' is now rife with antisemitism

'High-minded culture' is now rife with antisemitism

High-minded well-known literary types have the chattering classes in thrall with Jew hatred which has, octopus-like, permeated every nook and cranny of what was formerly considered “high” culture., 5/16/2019, 12:59 PM
The NYTimes editorial: A clever attempt to gaslight us

The NYTimes editorial: A clever attempt to gaslight us

I do not think they can easily walk back their own culture of contempt for Prime Minister Netanyahu, for Israel in general, or for the truth in particular when it comes to the Jewish state and the Jewish people., 5/3/2019, 11:06 AM
Netanyahu depicted as a dog is even more ominous than it seems

Netanyahu depicted as a dog is even more ominous than it seems

The story below did not happen in Mecca or Islamabad. It happened in Manhattan., 5/1/2019, 6:23 AM
We find ourselves in a new kind of Egypt - who will lead us to safety?

We find ourselves in a new kind of Egypt - who will lead us to safety?

The Jews and Israel are surrounded by verbal, written and violently genocidal enemies. Who is our Moses, our Aaron, our Miriam?  Who has God appointed to lead us to safety?, 4/15/2019, 7:52 PM
Never look away

Never look away

A film that captures the nature of both Nazism and Communism—as well as the transcendent and brooding power of Art, Love, and Truth., 4/6/2019, 8:03 PM
All kinds of rockets rain down on  Israel

All kinds of rockets rain down on Israel

Real rockets are raining down on civilians in Israel, but at the same time, antisemitic rockets are raining down on Jews the world over and there is no respite. Kinda like Heil Hitler in the Nazi era., 3/26/2019, 11:49 PM
I thought the NYTimes couldn't get worse, but it has

I thought the NYTimes couldn't get worse, but it has

The Times is only one example - and a thoroughly reprehensible one - of he rampant, toxic anti-Semitism sweeping the entire world., 3/10/2019, 11:46 PM
Niqab, burqa, hijab - Afghanistan comes to the West

Niqab, burqa, hijab - Afghanistan comes to the West

There are women shrouded in burqas, hidden by Niqab, and set apart wearing Hijab on the streets of so many American cities., 3/4/2019, 11:22 PM
The two-faced women who hate Israel - and Jews

The two-faced women who hate Israel - and Jews

Now that she has attacked Elliot Abrams, I wonder where Representative Ilhan Omar stands on the issue of FGM given that she is a Somali-American and the practice is pandemic among Somalis. No one has asked her about it publicly. I am asking her here., 2/15/2019, 12:34 PM
The clever cognitive war strategy deployed against Israel

The clever cognitive war strategy deployed against Israel

When it comes to Israel, there are no facts and no objectivity, just clever confusion and demonization over and over until the lies become Holy Doctrine., 1/30/2019, 5:59 PM
Telling the truth about Israel is a new Catch-22 situation

Telling the truth about Israel is a new Catch-22 situation

If you tell the truth about Israel or Islam, you will be boycotted by the mainstream/left-stream media, no matter who you are. , 1/28/2019, 1:59 PM
You won't see me at the Women's March - it's a con job

You won't see me at the Women's March - it's a con job

Women’s issues -- even those that are impacted by race, class, religion, and ethnicity -- are still woman-specific, but you won't hear about them at this march. I am in mourning for a vibrant and radical feminist movement. But this is not it. , 1/18/2019, 12:59 PM
Rahaf's Saudi family will never, ever stop coming after her

Rahaf's Saudi family will never, ever stop coming after her

The Saudi teen remains in real and terrible danger because she has renounced Islam. She has shut down her Twitter account due to death threats.  , 1/13/2019, 12:00 PM
Jihadist Psychopath: How he is charming, seducing, and devouring us

Jihadist Psychopath: How he is charming, seducing, and devouring us

Jamie Glazov's book shows how Jihad Denial is allowing Military Jihad, Stealth Jihad (via mass immigration), and Institutional Jihad (the takeover of institutions by Islamic supremacists) to destroy the West. No, he is not Islamophobic., 12/12/2018, 7:59 PM
Imaginary "Palestine"

Imaginary "Palestine"

I dare to say, at the risk of being shamed and shunned for telling the truth, that "Palestine" is a fiction, a concept that refers to an imaginary entity, not real but socially constructed., 11/21/2018, 6:35 AM
Heroism is our only option

Heroism is our only option

Israel's fight is indeed a long and ugly war, both on the ground and in terms of propaganda. , 11/14/2018, 10:37 PM
Post-election musings: Whither America? Whither US Jews?

Post-election musings: Whither America? Whither US Jews?

My anti-racist colleagues seem to oppose every racism save one: that of Jew-hatred, aka anti-Semitism, but I bear the DNA of all my relatives whose descendants I never got to meet because they were murdered in pogroms and in the Holocaust. , 11/9/2018, 3:15 PM
How the NYTimes explains anti-Semites away

How the NYTimes explains anti-Semites away

Double standards and biased coverage, pity for the perpetrators, and disregard for the victims - the NYTimes is right in tune with the anti-Semites among us. , 11/5/2018, 12:00 PM
American Jews have been sleepwalking

American Jews have been sleepwalking

In trying so hard not to be "tribal," US Jews did not realize that they are not dealing with logic or anti-Zionism but with the usual anti-Semitic hate and envy - even in the USA., 10/31/2018, 1:30 PM
How I was rejected by Facebook - and won

How I was rejected by Facebook - and won

A little experiment exposed that a mere mortal is hiding behind the Facebook curtain and censoring at will. Here's a foolproof way to get around him., 9/13/2018, 3:57 PM
Obama’s anti-Semitism/anti-Zionism reigned at the IRS from 2010- 2017.

Obama’s anti-Semitism/anti-Zionism reigned at the IRS from 2010- 2017.

How one courageous proactive journalist took on the IRS over this issue - and won., 2/3/2018, 8:48 PM
Argentinian lesson: Evil triumphs when good people fear to stop it

Argentinian lesson: Evil triumphs when good people fear to stop it

Acting as a whistle-blower got Albert Nisman killed. Is that how evil succeeds?, 1/2/2018, 7:57 AM
Dancing with death: The Intellectual opposition to Zionism

Dancing with death: The Intellectual opposition to Zionism

Some of the opponents of Zionism were great figures, but that did not make them prophets., 12/28/2017, 7:21 AM
Europe's betrayal

Europe's betrayal

If you must, at least turn to the 6 European countries which abstained at the UN vote - not that they have anything to be proud about with their Holocaust record., 12/24/2017, 10:02 AM
Europe, end the double standards!

Europe, end the double standards!

It's not Islamophobia, it's the truth. Stop the double standards for Muslim crime before it takes over your lives., 12/21/2017, 9:26 AM
Are New Yorkers becoming like Israelis?

Are New Yorkers becoming like Israelis?

It looks as though New Yorkers are becoming as resilient as Israelis in the face o terror. Is terror becoming a fact of life in New York?, 12/12/2017, 8:00 AM
Looks like there are some new sheriffs in town

Looks like there are some new sheriffs in town

President Trump seized the moment, taking advantage of the new alignments in the Middle East., 12/6/2017, 5:59 PM
They'll try anything: Indoctrinating US children against Israel

They'll try anything: Indoctrinating US children against Israel

Bashi's anti-Israel venom in a children's book caused the shut down of the upper East Side Mommas FB group she belonged to., 11/21/2017, 3:05 PM
I support the women who have accused Tariq Ramadan of assault

I support the women who have accused Tariq Ramadan of assault

This may be the first time in history in which a Muslim cleric or religious leader will be tried in a Western Court of Law: Is the respected scholar and spiritual leader an abusive sexual predator? , 11/6/2017, 12:00 PM
Sutton Place Synagogue: The bloody beast is back

Sutton Place Synagogue: The bloody beast is back

The Sutton Place Synagogue is where my son's family prays and studies. But I have been uneasy for a long time., 10/26/2017, 6:30 PM