Opeds

The ADL no longer seems to speak for Jews

The ADL no longer seems to speak for Jews

It seems the Jewish community has lost a defense organization to the politics of progressivism, as in ADL's attack on Tucker Carlson.Op-ed.Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, Yesterday, 8:50 PM
Mansour Abbas and the Islamist Ra'am Party: Partners or Enemies?

Mansour Abbas and the Islamist Ra'am Party: Partners or Enemies?

We should know more about the views of the leader of the southern division of the Islamic Movement in Israel. Opinion. Alex Grobman, PhD, Tuesday, 11:13 PM
INTO THE FRAY: When did Palestine become Palestine?

INTO THE FRAY: When did Palestine become Palestine?

The Palestinian Arabs’ claim for sovereignty over what they now insist is their long yearned-for homeland arose only after 1967.Martin Sherman, Sunday, 11:14 PM
The American-Iranian dialogue: No surprises

The American-Iranian dialogue: No surprises

The Biden administration’s steps are proceeding as if they were drawn up by the mullahs, who are facing the scenario of their dreams. Op-ed.Dr. Salem Al Ketbi, Saturday, 11:00 PM
Why Angela Merkel didn’t defend Ursula after Erdogan’s humiliation

Why Angela Merkel didn’t defend Ursula after Erdogan’s humiliation

The German Chancellor said not a word about what happened to her party colleague in the CDU. If she does, it will be too late. Op-edGiulio Meotti‏, Friday, 1:00 PM
The book of complaints

The book of complaints

Rereading complaints often shows their pettiness, unless we would prefer to nurture hurts and frustrations rather than moving on. Op-ed.Rabbi Berel Wein, Friday, 9:00 AM
Kingmaker Abbas and the impending downfall of Israeli Democracy

Kingmaker Abbas and the impending downfall of Israeli Democracy

Israel is not Finland or Puerto Rico. It does not have a cohesive, peaceful population,the key ingredients for a democracy to work. Op-ed.Avraham Shusteris, Thursday, 8:00 PM
Why I love the far-from-perfect Israel

Why I love the far-from-perfect Israel

Are things perfect in the 73-year-old modern state of Israel? Absolutely not. Are your kids perfect? Don't you love them anyway. Op-ed.Shmuel Sackett, Thursday, 3:00 PM
Threatening to boycott the JNF

Threatening to boycott the JNF

A democratic vote authorized the purchase of private land in, or adjacent to, Jewish communities in Judea-Samaria. Why the threats? Op-ed.Moshe Phillips, Thursday, 2:00 PM
Happy Independence Day!

Happy Independence Day!

Rav Tzvi Yehuda said: Our joy on this day is the joy of a mitzvah. We have merited fulfilling the mitzva to dwell in Eretz Yisrael, Op-ed.Tzvi Fishman, 4/14/2021, 10:00 PM
Mea Culpa and the travesty of the joint Israeli-Palestinian Arab Memorial Day ceremony

Mea Culpa and the travesty of the joint Israeli-Palestinian Arab Memorial Day ceremony

I find it rather cynical to build an organization around the exploitation of bereavement for political purposes as Parents Circle does.Sheri Oz, 4/14/2021, 2:00 PM
Anti Defamation League or Auxiliary Democratic Lobby?

Anti Defamation League or Auxiliary Democratic Lobby?

ADL chief Jonathan Greenblatt's recent attack on Fox News over its host Tucker Carlson reveals his political agenda. Op-ed.Daniel Winston, 4/14/2021, 1:18 PM
Americans killed by Palestinian Arabs: The forgotten terror victims

Americans killed by Palestinian Arabs: The forgotten terror victims

How many more Yom Hazikarons will come and go before any of the Palestinian killers of Americans finally face American justice?. Op-ed.Stephen M. Flatow, 4/14/2021, 11:00 AM
Recognizing the Jews who helped their fellow Jews during the Shoah

Recognizing the Jews who helped their fellow Jews during the Shoah

Yad Vashem honors gentiles who saved Jews, but the Knesset did not direct it to honor Jews who did likewise. We can honor them anyway.Op-ed.Dr. Alex Grobman, 4/13/2021, 11:59 PM
BDS: 21st century Nazism taught in schools and in music

BDS: 21st century Nazism taught in schools and in music

We are seeing the repeat of the teaching of hate for Jews as it was taught in Nazi Germany: Get them at school, get them young. Op-ed.Diane Bederman, 4/13/2021, 4:00 PM
Blinken's gaffe

Blinken's gaffe

The secretary of state made it sound as if it was Ass't Sec of State Long, not FDR, who kept the US from aiding European Jews.Op-ed.Dr. Rafael Medoff, 4/13/2021, 2:00 PM
On the role of intermediaries between Mohammed and believers

On the role of intermediaries between Mohammed and believers

The Islamic world will emerge from its current nadir when it realizes that the less undiluted Mohammed, the better. Op-ed.Rafael Castro, 4/13/2021, 11:00 AM
My dear friend Eyal Banin, fallen IDF Medic

My dear friend Eyal Banin, fallen IDF Medic

A medic with ingrained IDF values, he saved the life of a wounded terrorist, but lost his own in a terrorist ambush. Op-ed.David Kramer, 4/13/2021, 10:10 AM
What have we done to stop the funding of terrorism?

What have we done to stop the funding of terrorism?

Why haven't we demanded sanctions against organizations involved in terrorist activities, many of which also slander Israel? Op-ed.Olga Deutsch, 4/13/2021, 10:00 AM
Can Biden fund the Palestinians without breaking the law?

Can Biden fund the Palestinians without breaking the law?

The administration's attempt to bypass the Taylor Force Act won’t help anyone except Abbas’s corrupt thugs. But it will spite Trump.Jonathan S. Tobin, 4/13/2021, 9:10 AM
The recent judgment against Boaz Shabo - perverting justice

The recent judgment against Boaz Shabo - perverting justice

Do you wonder why the subject of reforming the Israeli courts is such a highly-debated issue in the Jewish state? Read on.Tamar Adelstein, 4/13/2021, 9:00 AM
Is recent maritime unrest rocking the regional boat?

Is recent maritime unrest rocking the regional boat?

The seas are becoming another sphere in which Israel must spare no effort to halt Iran’s efforts to increase its regional foothold.Eyal Zisser, 4/13/2021, 8:57 AM
The Cold War is re-emerging in the Middle East

The Cold War is re-emerging in the Middle East

The Russians and ttheir Chinese “frenemies,” see the US retreat from the region as an opportunity to flex their muscles. Op-ed.Sarah N. Stern, 4/13/2021, 5:57 AM
Schnitzel, Schlissel, Shtisel

Schnitzel, Schlissel, Shtisel

The words Shtisel, schlissel and schnitzel look similar to one another but obviously have nothing in common - or do they? Op-ed.Larry Gordon, 4/12/2021, 2:00 PM
Erdogan humiliates a European dhimmi - Ursula von Der Leyen

Erdogan humiliates a European dhimmi - Ursula von Der Leyen

With not a whimper.The EU is reluctant to see what Turkey is doing, further aggravating its already stellar reputation for hypocrisy. Op-ed.Giulio Meotti‏, 4/12/2021, 8:01 AM
The new plan to oust Netanyahu and its implications for Israel

The new plan to oust Netanyahu and its implications for Israel

Yamina's Bennett and New Hope's Sa'ar, with all of 13 MKs, expect 30 Likud lawmakers to ignore their voters and help unseat Netanyahu. Op-edCaroline Glick, 4/11/2021, 11:59 PM
The Middle East can not put up with repeated Western diplomatic missteps

The Middle East can not put up with repeated Western diplomatic missteps

Things will get out of hand if the US continues to search for a way to appease the mullahs, putting its loyal allies in danger. Op-ed.Dr. Salem AlKetbi , 4/11/2021, 9:00 PM
Woke dollars for terrorists

Woke dollars for terrorists

To me, and to others who remember America before it got lost, woke means, “The cancelation of everything we hold sacred.”.Op-ed.Jack Engelhard, 4/11/2021, 4:30 PM
Frost and Donkeys in the Knesset

Frost and Donkeys in the Knesset

On the use and misuse of literature in Israeli parliamentary debate.Shai Afsai, 4/11/2021, 3:00 PM
Dystopian America 2021

Dystopian America 2021

America is an intolerant and hard to recognize country today. A hard look in the mirror might help. Op-ed.Barry Shaw, 4/11/2021, 12:00 PM
The importance of the Oporto Holocaust Museum

The importance of the Oporto Holocaust Museum

The phrase “Never again” cannot and must not be reduced to an epigraph. Opinion.Miriam Assor, 4/11/2021, 10:55 AM
Six cold, hard, dry facts

Six cold, hard, dry facts

We are overwhelmed with stories, memories, and tears during this period, but, we must not neglect the cold facts. Op-ed.Sivan Rahav-Meir, 4/11/2021, 8:50 AM
A Jewish Government reliant on the Muslim Brotherhood

A Jewish Government reliant on the Muslim Brotherhood

Such a government will give Bibi enormous strength and leverage in dealing with Biden and Blinken, so it's not all bad. Op-edRabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 4/10/2021, 11:59 PM
Let his people go: The story of Asher Zelig Goldberger aka Zdeněk Toman

Let his people go: The story of Asher Zelig Goldberger aka Zdeněk Toman

That no one ever heard of him is criminal. But this huge void of history is quite explicable, if we take human nature into account. Op-ed.Valerie Sobel, 4/10/2021, 9:28 PM
The future of Holocaust remembrance

The future of Holocaust remembrance

This is not just about the history of the Jews. This is about the history of the world and is at risk of being forgotten. Op-ed.Rabbi Y. M. Lau & G. Taylor, 4/9/2021, 4:00 PM
Jordan’s “House of Cards”–The implications for Israel

Jordan’s “House of Cards”–The implications for Israel

Israel could find, along its lengthiest border, no longer a pro-Western monarchy, but an extreme, hostile Muslim regime. Op-ed.Dr. Martin Sherman, 4/9/2021, 2:00 PM
Israel: The necessary superpower

Israel: The necessary superpower

Its legendary military and security derring-do derives from its unique culture of risk-taking, creativity and thinking out of the box. Op-edMelanie Phillips, 4/9/2021, 12:00 PM
To commemorate Jewish martyrs you don’t even have to like Jews

To commemorate Jewish martyrs you don’t even have to like Jews

Anti-Semites combine hatred for the living Jew with reverence for the dead – unless they were killed by Palestinian Arabs. Op-ed.Steve Apfel, 4/9/2021, 9:55 AM
How Eisenhower made sure the horrors would never be forgotten

How Eisenhower made sure the horrors would never be forgotten

When General Eisenhower saw the horrors of the Nazi death camps, he insisted that a visual and written record be kept for history. Op-ed.Jeff Dunetz, 4/8/2021, 4:45 PM
A definition of anti-Semitism that defends anti-Semites

A definition of anti-Semitism that defends anti-Semites

The Jerusalem Declaration is designed to defend BDS proponents, including some signatories. It is manna from heaven for anti-Semites. Op-ed.Mitchell Bard, 4/8/2021, 2:00 PM
Israel’s voting system needs urgent reform

Israel’s voting system needs urgent reform

A more complicated and strange method of allotting Knesset seats is hard to imagine. Op-ed.David Singer, 4/8/2021, 10:00 AM
For Holocaust Day 2021: Survivors represent the light that shone in the darkness

For Holocaust Day 2021: Survivors represent the light that shone in the darkness

We, the IDF commanders and soldiers, will pass on the description of what was perpetrated, preserve our independence and defend ourselves.IDF CoS Lt. Gen. Aviv Kochavi, 4/8/2021, 7:00 AM
Holocaust truths left out of the history texts

Holocaust truths left out of the history texts

The story school history books leave out tells how the US and Hitler cooperated in the crimes committed against the Jewish people. Op-ed.Rabbi Dr. Bernhard Rosenberg  , 4/8/2021, 4:00 AM
Two vital lessons from the Holocaust

Two vital lessons from the Holocaust

Make sure you learn the lessons from the Holocaust in this article and do whatever you can to make sure they won’t be repeated. Op-ed.Shmuel Sackett, 4/7/2021, 11:05 PM
Smotrich: Everything we hold dear is on the line

Smotrich: Everything we hold dear is on the line

Religious Zionism chairman says Netanyahu on verge of creating coalition with terror supporters, Bennett with the left. Op Ed.Bezalel Smotrich, 4/7/2021, 5:53 PM
Holocaust Remembrance Day back-to-back with Independence Day in Israel

Holocaust Remembrance Day back-to-back with Independence Day in Israel

We are unable to escape the modern day interconnectedness between Yom Hashoah, Yom Hazikaron, and Yom Haatzmaut. Op-ed.Ron Jager, 4/7/2021, 4:59 PM
Transgenderism is bad for those who fight for women

Transgenderism is bad for those who fight for women

I do not believe in focusing on a trendy, diversionary, well funded minority over and above the totally unmet needs of a majority. Op-ed.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 4/7/2021, 1:30 PM
Intentional illegal migration chaos

Intentional illegal migration chaos

America is fighting for its soul, and its citizens are gradually beginning to realize that. Op-ed.Kenneth Abramowitz, 4/7/2021, 9:00 AM
Jordan's volatility alerts the US to Middle East reality

Jordan's volatility alerts the US to Middle East reality

Of the 11 million Muslims killed in wars and terrorism since 1948, just 0.3% died in wars against Israel. Most violence is internal. Op-ed.Ambassador (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, 4/7/2021, 4:00 AM
Political paralysis in Israel

Political paralysis in Israel

There is no real ideological commitment on the part of secular parties, just animosities, leading to no dominance by Left or Right. Op-ed.Rabbi Yitschak Rudomin, 4/6/2021, 8:21 PM
In France there is a city with just one Jew

In France there is a city with just one Jew

A Fremch town where Islamic brigades make sure Sharia law is strictly kept, women are veiled and no one drinks beer, boggles the mind. Op-edGiulio Meotti‏, 4/6/2021, 4:40 PM
Hunter and how the Left rescues its scoundrels

Hunter and how the Left rescues its scoundrels

You just leave it to Big Media to come bail you out and rehab your good or bad name. After all, Liberals are all in it together. Op-ed.Jack Engelhard, 4/6/2021, 12:00 PM
Baqa al Gharbiya celebrates, a Jewish family mourns

Baqa al Gharbiya celebrates, a Jewish family mourns

Shimon Peres' decision to reduce sentences of convicted terrorist murderers is the reason Moshe Tamam's murderer is out of prison. Op-ed.Shalom Pollack, 4/6/2021, 9:00 AM
Jordan’s King Abdullah clips the wings of a rival to the crown prince

Jordan’s King Abdullah clips the wings of a rival to the crown prince

Jordan’s king has taken steps to ensure that the crown goes to his own son rather than his popular half-brother. Analysis.Oded Granot, 4/6/2021, 1:55 AM
Following the money is not enough

Following the money is not enough

Quite stealthily, it came out that America is preparing to transfer as much as $100 million in aid for Palestinians. Opinion.Yisrael Medad, 4/6/2021, 1:42 AM
Antony Blinken called the wrong guy

Antony Blinken called the wrong guy

Sec. of state needs to be calling the PA to talk about lack of democracy, not reflexively assume that Israel is somehow to blame. Opinion.Stephen M. Flatow, 4/6/2021, 1:39 AM