Opeds

The court decision that is a clear and present danger to America’s Jews

The court decision that is a clear and present danger to America’s Jews

A decision of 3 federal judges on the eve of Yom Kippur should send shivers down the collective spines of the US Jewish community. Op-ed.Nathan Lewin, J.D., 22/09/2021 07:00
All of Israel in One Sukkah

All of Israel in One Sukkah

Now, after the High Holydays, we can attain a comprehensive unity, one that extends its holy light over all. Op-ed.Rabbi Avraham HaCohen Kook, 20/09/2021 15:49
Sukkot guide for the perplexed, 2021

Sukkot guide for the perplexed, 2021

A primer with facts and customs for the holiday of joy.Amb. (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, 20/09/2021 15:30
France outraged

France outraged

A major shift in alliances has caused outrage in France. Op-ed.Ron Jontof-Hutter, 20/09/2021 11:52
A Jew-hater joins Prince Harry & Meghan as Icons in TIME Top 100

A Jew-hater joins Prince Harry & Meghan as Icons in TIME Top 100

Jew-hater becomes a TIME Icon..Has the world gone mad? Has TIME Magazine lost its mind? Op-ed.David Singer, 20/09/2021 10:24
A good look at Poland

A good look at Poland

Scholars work to understand the role Poland played in the Holocaust, but its role before the Nazis and in the present is clear. Op-ed..David Billet, 20/09/2021 09:07
Why Oslo still rules

Why Oslo still rules

The Oslo paradigm has survived despite the fact that it has been a catastrophe for Israel on every level for 28 years. Why? Op-ed., 19/09/2021 19:28
'So that it shall be good for you'- treating religious compulsions and fears

'So that it shall be good for you'- treating religious compulsions and fears

A readable, informative book on OCD, also meant to enlighten family and friends, involving them in behavior-modifying treatment. Op-ed.Rochel Sylvetsky, 19/09/2021 11:48
The right way to integrate Israel’s Arab community

The right way to integrate Israel’s Arab community

I believe there is a strong representation of “Middle Arab Israel” among Israeli Arabs. This is the Arab silent majority. Op-eds.Douglas Altabef, 19/09/2021 11:34
How to be happy on Sukkot during these crazy times

How to be happy on Sukkot during these crazy times

If I get punished, I want it to be for the sin of focusing too much on the good that Hashem has given us. Op-ed.Shmuel Sackett, 19/09/2021 10:23
Diaspora Jews give Israel a bad name

Diaspora Jews give Israel a bad name

Diaspora Jews need to wake up and come to Israel. Make it your home and fight for it with your body and soul. Op-ed.Yshai Amichai, 19/09/2021 10:00
The Sukkah of Peace

The Sukkah of Peace

Peace between us means we do not insist on unconditional surrender and accept not getting everything we want. The Succah.shows that. Op-edRabbi Steven Pruzansky, 18/09/2021 20:31
Both woke Leftists and the Taliban destroy books

Both woke Leftists and the Taliban destroy books

Strange that it is not only the Taliban who are destroying children's books, but also our liberal wokes. Op-edGiulio Meotti‏, 18/09/2021 20:00
Have the Taliban emboldened Al Houthi?

Have the Taliban emboldened Al Houthi?

The leader of Yemen’s Houthia, Ansar Allah, recently vowed to take control of all Yemeni cities and liberate them from foreign powers. Op-edDr. Salem AlKetbi, 17/09/2021 17:05
The hate-fest that is Durban rears its ugly head again

The hate-fest that is Durban rears its ugly head again

The United Nations itself is allowing evil to triumph with the complicity of the West. Op-ed.Melanie Phillips, 17/09/2021 09:28
Abraham Accords prove a major success one year later

Abraham Accords prove a major success one year later

The UN took a moment to recognize the achievement and a major initiative to combat anti-Semitism was signed by more than 300 lawmakers.Op-edAri Kaufman, 17/09/2021 08:29
Driving Jewish Vermonters into Lake Champlain?

Driving Jewish Vermonters into Lake Champlain?

Israel is vulnerable to criticism, but the Palestinian Arabs are far worse."Drive Israelis into the sea" is hardly a call for peace.Op-ed.Bruce S. Ticker, 17/09/2021 08:00
A Reminder for the Biden administration

A Reminder for the Biden administration

Israel stood with the US after 9/11, while PA residents celebrated the attacks which killed nearly 3,000 Americans. Op Ed.Col. (res.) Tal Braun, 16/09/2021 21:17
From Eden to Israel

From Eden to Israel

Eden is a place of the past, stop distracting yourself with illusions of paradise. Your future paradise is in Israel. Op-ed.Yshai Amichai, 15/09/2021 14:51
Yom Kippur: Complete teshuvah

Yom Kippur: Complete teshuvah

Correcting a specific sin is only partial teshuvah. There is a much deeper aspect to return.Rabbi Avraham HaCohen Kook, 15/09/2021 14:00
Joe Biden’s next blunder – Jerusalem

Joe Biden’s next blunder – Jerusalem

Biden has set his sights on Jerusalem so far as his next blunder following Afghanistan.Op-ed.Jack Engelhard, 15/09/2021 10:00
Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement) - Guide for the Perplexed

Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement) - Guide for the Perplexed

A summary of facts and background informaation concerning the holiest day of the Jewish year. Op-ed.Amb. (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, 15/09/2021 07:00
How Israel has been aiding and abetting illegal Palestinian Authority construction

How Israel has been aiding and abetting illegal Palestinian Authority construction

Through incessant legal and procedural appeals the PA has upended Israeli law enforcement, laying foundatioons for a Palestinian state.Op-edNaomi Kahn, 15/09/2021 06:30
Yom Kippur: The essential Zionist holiday

Yom Kippur: The essential Zionist holiday

Are we missing out on the essence of Yom Kippur, on what Jewish prayer is, who we are as a Jewish People, where our destiny lies? Op-ed.Moshe Phillips, 15/09/2021 06:21
War and Peace

War and Peace

Though Egypt was eventually soundly defeated, they still celebrate the Yom Kippur War as if they were the victors. Op-ed.Larry Gordon, 14/09/2021 23:48
Shrimp to Shofar, Jews are waiting

Shrimp to Shofar, Jews are waiting

Seldom are our fellow Jews offended by us reaching out to them. Op-ed.Rabbi Elchanan Poupko, 14/09/2021 23:00
Europe's heart of darkness

Europe's heart of darkness

Three of the four 9/11 pilots - Mohammed Atta, Marwan al-Shehhi and Ziad Jarrah - lived in Germany. Op-ed.Giulio Meotti, 14/09/2021 14:36
Heads up, pro-BDS Jew haters! Don’t take this medicine!

Heads up, pro-BDS Jew haters! Don’t take this medicine!

To be consistent, Jew haters must boycott all the medicines and treatments Jews have discovered. Colleges and legislatures take note. Op-ed.Joan Swirsky, 14/09/2021 11:00
Breaking the will of terrorists in Israeli jails will lead to the defeat of their leaders

Breaking the will of terrorists in Israeli jails will lead to the defeat of their leaders

Tougher measures against jailed terrorists will affect their society, and force the message that terrorism does not pay. Op-ed.Gregg Roman, 14/09/2021 07:53
Poems of the Great Fire

Poems of the Great Fire

Massive forest fires raged in Israel during August. Israeli poet Eliaz Cohen wrote "The entire Jewish story ablaze again at once." Poem.Eliaz Cohen, poet, 13/09/2021 22:00
Arizona's strong stand against BDS puts Biden to shame

Arizona's strong stand against BDS puts Biden to shame

Arizona shames Biden on Ben & Jerry’s boycott of Jews. POTUS shows he is weak on Afghanistan and just as weak on antisemitism. Op-ed.David Singer, 13/09/2021 21:25
The Kotel and the Jews

The Kotel and the Jews

Not everything every Jew says or does becomes “Jewish” by definition. No Jew or group of Jews can excise parts of Torah or halakhah.Op-ed.Rabbi Steven Pruzansky, 13/09/2021 12:59
How a small town family shaped my views on the Jewish Community

How a small town family shaped my views on the Jewish Community

A courageous voice for the tolerance and noble purpose that made America great and that should characterize its leaders. Op-ed.Vernon Jones, 13/09/2021 07:57
Assessing the twin disasters of September 2001

Assessing the twin disasters of September 2001

The war to break America's belief in its right to lead, to defeat its enemies and its right to be strong began in Durban, not NY. Op-ed.Caroline Glick, 12/09/2021 19:00
Holocaust survivors deserve more than this

Holocaust survivors deserve more than this

Afghan refugees being resettled in the US will surely benefit from Jewish generosity. Holocaust survivors are starving. Op-ed.Jack Engelhard, 12/09/2021 16:23
The Keys to Your New House

The Keys to Your New House

Biden's attack on civil liberties makes it clear the US is no longer the land of the free. It is time for US Jews to come home. Op-ed.Yshai Amichai, 12/09/2021 16:08
An Afghan Pashtun's analysis of what has befallen his homeland

An Afghan Pashtun's analysis of what has befallen his homeland

Pashtuns, the largest ethnic group in Afghanistan; (possibly descendants of the lost tribes of Israel) are prey for terrorists. Op-ed.A.(name withheld)., 12/09/2021 09:37
There’s no such thing as a Palestinian terrorist

There’s no such thing as a Palestinian terrorist

Readers of the NYTimes and Wash Post, note: The 6 escaped prisoners called "militants" by your media murdered innocent civilians. Op-ed.Stephen M. Flatow, 12/09/2021 06:56
The next 9/11: Nuclear Terrorism?

The next 9/11: Nuclear Terrorism?

Twenty years after 9/11, the Biden Administration’s unrequited love affair with the JCPOA is helping Iran nuclearize, Op-ed.Dr. Peter Vincent Pry, 11/09/2021 22:51
Fuzzy language can’t change Afghanistan reality

Fuzzy language can’t change Afghanistan reality

Efforts to divert attention from what is actually happening have thus far not succeeded.Op-ed.Prof. Donna Robinson Divine, 11/09/2021 22:25
AfD reply to a7 news piece:The German Jewish Council does not speak for our Jewish voters

AfD reply to a7 news piece:The German Jewish Council does not speak for our Jewish voters

The AfD is the only party in Germany that seriously criticizes the anti-Israel policies of established parties and German Jews know it.Op-edA. Abramovych & D. Schulz, 10/09/2021 15:34
Twenty years later

Twenty years later

Who has best captured the reality of the Taliban and their interpretation of Sharia Law? Why, none other than George Orwell. Op-ed.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 10/09/2021 14:32
Taliban 2021: A turnaround in politics and governance?

Taliban 2021: A turnaround in politics and governance?

The extent to which its ideology and approach have changed concerns the Taliban hardline religious vision, leaders and supporters. Op-ed.Dr. Salem AlKetbi , 10/09/2021 11:30
Danny Lewin H'yd: The very first victim of 9/11

Danny Lewin H'yd: The very first victim of 9/11

His impact on people was so strong that, even today, battle-hardened CEOs and IDF sharpshooters get choked up when talking about him. Op-ed.Ron Jager, 10/09/2021 08:49
Two decades on, the West’s cultural fault line exposed by 9/11 remains

Two decades on, the West’s cultural fault line exposed by 9/11 remains

In the West there are no “forever wars.” Its wars are either won or lost. For Islamic extremists, war is forever; defeat is temporary. Op-edMelanie Phillips, 10/09/2021 08:39
CAIR's Islamist 9/11 opportunism

CAIR's Islamist 9/11 opportunism

On 9/11, CAIR advises against the term "Islamic terrorists" to sanitize the image of radical Islamist front groups -like CAIR itself.Op-edSteven Emerson, 10/09/2021 08:37
French teachers hail Taliban and Jihad

French teachers hail Taliban and Jihad

Islamists have infiltrated French public apparatus, from police to schools. recruiting dozens of ex-military who converted to Islam. Op-ed.Giulio Meotti, 09/09/2021 12:00
Gentiles, Jews and good manners

Gentiles, Jews and good manners

Shouting and shoving is no evidence of bad morals and lack of scruples, nor are good manners evidence of ethical behavior. Still...Op-ed.Rafael Castro, 09/09/2021 11:45
Palestinianism is part of the New Anti-Semitism

Palestinianism is part of the New Anti-Semitism

How the supposed quest for Palestinian Arab statehood and social justice is actually a campaign to slander and destroy Israel. Op-ed., 09/09/2021 10:49
Ever wondered what the world would be like without America?

Ever wondered what the world would be like without America?

America is a house divided and unless this is severely changed, America has doom hanging over its head. And the West will pay. Op-ed.David Hersch, 09/09/2021 10:26
Totally tolerating the Taliban: Naive tolerism in the face of Islamism

Totally tolerating the Taliban: Naive tolerism in the face of Islamism

Toleration of evil is not a Jewish value. In the 1967 War, tolerism led to a key mistake by a top Israeli General.Op-ed.Howard Rotberg, 09/09/2021 10:00
Jewish teens are already targets, ethnic studies offers better aim

Jewish teens are already targets, ethnic studies offers better aim

“Teach Palestine” in the “liberated” curriculum vilifies Zionism as anti-inclusion and demonizes Israel. Jewish teens will suffer. Op-ed.Naya Lekht, 08/09/2021 23:40
Rosh Hashannah (New Year) Guide for the Perplexed, 2021

Rosh Hashannah (New Year) Guide for the Perplexed, 2021

Did you know that the New Jewish Year is the only Jewish holiday celebrated upon the appearance of a new moon? This and much more. Op-ed.Amb. (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, 06/09/2021 16:00
Biden should step down over Kabul

Biden should step down over Kabul

The American Waterloo reveals itself in the details. Like that US officials handed the Taliban the names of those trying to leave. Op-ed..Giulio Meotti‏, 06/09/2021 10:14
We haven't got a prayer

We haven't got a prayer

We are beseeching God to intervene and grant our soldiers victory, yet our own rules of military engagement subvert that prayer. Op-ed.Ann P. Levin, 06/09/2021 10:03
It's time to get fanatic

It's time to get fanatic

We have to take back our playbook. The Maccabees set a precedent. They were willing to give their lives for G-d in an uneven battle. Op-ed.David Ben Horin, 06/09/2021 09:40
Free our soldiers' hands!

Free our soldiers' hands!

Free the IDF from the policies and politics of the Left - and expel from the army anyone who binds soldiers' hands. Op-Ed.Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu, 05/09/2021 21:54